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Larry B. Funderburk
Founding Partner
Of Counsel


Direct:   713-620-7234

Main:       713-526-1801

Fax:          713-526-2708


Education: Preparatory education, Baylor University (B.A., 1961); Alpha Phi Omega, National Service Fraternity (President); Legal education, Baylor University Law School (L.L.B., 1962, degree converted to J.D., 1969); Treasurer, Student Bar Association; Vice President, Student Bar Association; Phi Alpha Delta Legal Fraternity 


Admissions: Texas Bar; U. S. District Courts,Southern and Eastern Districts of Texas; U. S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit; United States Supreme Court.

Memberships: State Bar of Texas; Houston Bar Association; American Bar Association; Fellow, Houston Bar Foundation; Sustaining Life Fellow, Texas Bar Foundation; Advocate, American Board of Trial Advocates; Counselors, Baylor University School of Law; Master, Garland Walker Inn of Court; Texas Center for Legal Ethics and Professionalism; Defense Research Institute; Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel; Texas Association of Defense Counsel

Certifications:  Personal Injury Trial Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization, 1978 - present.

Reported Decisions:  Dubai Petroleum Co. v. Kazi, 12 S.W.3d 71 (Tex., 2000); U.S. Rentals, Inc. v. Mundy Service Corp., 901 S.W.2d 789 (Tex. App.-Houston [14th Dist.] 1995, writ denied); Hernandez v. Houston Lighting & Power, Co., 795 S.W.2d 775 (Tex. App.- Houston [14th Dist.] 1990, no writ); Dubin v. Carrier Corp., 798 S.W.2d 1 (Tex. App.- Houston [14th Dist.] 1989, no writ); Hermann Hospital v. Nat'l Standard Ins. Co. , 776 S.W.2d 249 (Tex. App.--Houston [1st. Dist.] 1989, writ denied); Pyle v. Southern Pacific Transp. Co., 774 S.W.2d 693 (Tex. App.--Houston [1st Dist.] 1989, writ denied); Porter v. General Telephone Co. of the Southwest, 736 S.W.2d 204 (Tex. App.-Corpus Christi 1987, no writ); Arnold v. Nat'l County Mutual Fire Ins. Co., 725 S.W.2d 165 (Tex. 1987); Cherry v. Victoria Equip. And Supply, Inc., 645 S.W.2d 781 (Tex. 1983); Fidelity & Guar. Ins. Underwriters, Inc. v. McManus, 633 S.W.2d 787 (Tex. 1982); Gonzales v. American States Ins. Co. of Texas, 628 S.W.2d 184 (Tex. App.--Corpus Christi 1982, no writ); Sell v. C.B. Smith Volkswagen, Inc., 611 S.W.2d 897 (Tex. App.--Houston [14th Dist.] 1981, writ ref'd n.r.e.); Broyles v. Coley Properties, 562 S.W.2d 566 (Tex. App.-- Houston [14th Dist.] 1978, no writ); North River Ins. Co. v. O'Neal, 521 S.W.2d 647 (Tex. App.--Tyler 1975, no writ); Price v. Couch, 462 S.W.2d 556 (Tex. 1970); Stone v. Moore, 442 S.W.2d 746 (Tex. App.--Houston [14th Dist.] 1969, writ ref'd n.r.e.). 


Positions:  Served as legal officer, U.S. Marine Corps, 1963-1966; Director, Houston Junior Bar Association, 1970-1971; President, Gregg County Bar Association, 1976; Chairman, Tort and Compensation Section, Houston Bar Association, 1976-1977; Faculty member, Texas College of Trial Advocacy; Texas Association of Defense Counsel (Vice-President, 1987-1988; Director, 1981-1987; 1988-2000; Administration of Justice Committee, State Bar of Texas, 1990-1992; Liaison with the Federal Judiciary Committee, State Bar of Texas, 1988-1992; Faculty member, Texas College of Trial Advocacy; Faculty member, Advanced Trial Skills Course, South Texas College of Law, 1995; Martindale-Hubbell rated AV.

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