Howard Nations Curriculum Vitae

Howard Nations’ Profile

EDUCATION

Vanderbilt University School of LawJ.D. 1966
Florida State UniversityB.A. 1963

BOARD CERTIFICATIONS

Texas Board of Legal Specialization Personal Injury Trial Law
Texas Board of Legal SpecializationCivil Trial Law
National Board of Trial AdvocacyBoard Certified in Civil Trial Advocacy
National College of AdvocacyDiplomate of Trial Advocacy

LEADERSHIP ROLES

The National Trial LawyersPast President
Aletheia InstitutePast President
Melvin Belli SocietyPast President
Southern Trial Lawyers Association Past President
Texas Trial Lawyers AssociationPast President
Association of Plaintiff Interstate Past President
Trucking Lawyers of America Past President

AWARDS AND RECOGNITIONS

Trial Lawyer Hall of Fame2012 Inductee
American Association for Justice2014 Lifetime Achievement Award
The Round Table:2017 America's 50 Most Influential Trial Lawyers
Southern Trial Lawyers Association2009 War Horse Award
The National Trial Lawyers2017 Top 100 Trial Lawyers
Melvin Belli Society2010 Mel Award
Mass Torts Made Perfect2010 Clarence Darrow Award
Southern Trial Lawyer's Association2014 Smiley Lighthouse Award
Litigation Counsel of America2014 Inducted as a Fellow
APITLA2013 Man in the Arena Award
American Association for Justice2011 Heavy Lifting Award
Southern Trial Lawyer's Association2007 Tommy Malone Great American Eagle
State Bar of Texas2001 Gene Cavin Award
National Association of Distinguished Counsel2015 Inducted as a Fellow
The Round Table:2017 Top 50 Most Influential Law Firms
State Bar of Texas2001 President
Presidential Citation
Association of Trial Lawyers of AmericaWeideman-Wysocki Award (2)

CONTINUING LEGAL EDUCATION

National College of AdvocacyCo-Founder
State Bar of Texas CLEPast Chair
Adjunct Law ProfessorSouth Texas College of Law
Legal Lecturer50 States, 6 Canadian Provinces, 12 Foreign Countries

AREAS OF SPECIALIZATION

Civil/Personal Injury LitigationPharmaceutical/Medical Devices
Business LitigationMass Torts/MDL Litigation

BUSINESS

Insurance Corporation of America Co-Founder

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

Who's Who in America 
Who's Who in American Law 
Who's Who in Finance and Industry 
Who's Who in the World 

MILITARY SERVICE

U.S. ArmyRussian Linguist
Military Intelligence

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