Sharon M. Garner

Sharon M. Garner

Partner

Houston

713-402-2949

713-621-6746


Education

  • Mississippi College School of Law, J.D. (cum laude)
  • Mississippi College, B.S. (cum laude)

Bar Admissions

  • Arkansas
  • Mississippi
  • Texas

Competitive and driven, Sharon offers clients a relentless work ethic, in even the most difficult litigation. Having a B.S. in Chemistry and having worked at the National Science Foundation in Washington D.C., Sharon is a vastly knowledgeable lawyer driven to succeed for herself, her family, and especially for her clients. She does not hesitate to work long hours and stay in constant communication with her clients using her attention to detail and other skills to create the best possible solutions for the most intricate problems. With Sharon, clients can expect excellent work from a personable, relatable attorney who desires to be the best possible advocate for her clients and her family.

Organizations/Committee Membership

  • State Bar of Texas
  • The Mississippi Bar
  • Houston Bar Association
  • Texas Silica MDL Defense Medical Committee
  • National Discovery Counsel
  • Mississippi School for Mathematics and Science, Alumna and Selection Committee Member – formed to weed out suspect medical claims and defeat a pending constitutional challenge to the Texas statute governing medical criteria and dismissals (Chapter 90 of the Texas Civil Practice & Remedies Code).
  • President, Parental Advisory Committee for Title I Compliance
  • Texas Office of Minority Affairs – Houston (Harris County) Division

Law School Honors & Awards

  • Dean’s Scholar
  • Phi Alpha Delta
  • Young Law Alumni Board

Publications

  • “Changes in the Litigation Landscape: New Laws from the 2011 General Session,” The Houston Lawyer

Previous Experience

  • Prior experience in employment discrimination, sexual harassment, and medical malpractice cases

Speaking Engagements

  • Speaker, Legal Issues for Texas Professional Geoscientists
  • Presenter, Texas Supreme Court Updates for the Houston Paralegal Association
  • Co-Author and Presenter, “Texas Supreme Court Update: Cases and Trends in 2012,” CLE Presentation before the Stonewall Law Association of Greater Houston
  • “Searches on the Potential Energy Surfaces of PCH2 and SiNH2 and Corresponding Captions,” Dallas, TX

Community Involvement

  • Veterans Legal Initiative, Volunteer