Experienced Houston Trial Attorney

BENJAMIN ROBERTS

Mr. Roberts founded Benjamin Roberts Law, PLLC in 2018. He is a third-generation Texan and a native Houstonian. Mr. Roberts is a Cum Laude graduate of Texas Tech University, who earned his Juris Doctorate from the South Texas College of Law. Since founding his firm, Mr. Roberts has recovered millions of dollars on behalf of those injured as a result of another’s negligence. Mr. Roberts takes special interest in battling insurance companies for fair and just result on behalf of his clients.

In fact, following law school, it was his brief stint with an insurance defense firm that convinced him he should be representing injured victims, not the insurance company. Appalled by the standing belief that his job was to keep the insurance company happy, Mr. Roberts quickly tired of working to deny underprivileged individuals their right to recover claims he felt were valid and he began working for those injured as a result of another’s negligence.

Thereafter, Mr. Roberts began working for a prominent plaintiff personal injury firm, where he would eventually rise to the position of partner. Mr. Roberts’ other previous employment in the legal profession include a rewarding stint at one of Houston’s oldest plaintiff’s firms, as well as clerkship under a renown and well-respected defense attorney that gave him experience on the other side of the docket. Additionally, Mr. Roberts had the opportunity in law school to intern under a prestigious District Court Judge in Harris County.

Since 2015, Mr. Roberts Mr. Roberts been named a Rising Star by Super Lawyers, and in 2019 he was inducted into the Million Dollar Advocates Forum for substantial settlement achieved in product liability case. In addition, Mr. Roberts was selected by The National Trial Lawyers Top 100, an invitation-only organization composed of the premier trial lawyers from each state or region who meet stringent qualifications as civil plaintiff trial lawyers.

Mr. Roberts holds a license to practice law before all Texas state courts and multiple Federal Courts. He is an active member of the Houston legal community, belonging to the Houston Trial Lawyers Association, Houston Bar Association, and American Association of Justice. He is a former member of a State Bar of Texas Grievance Committee, where he handled attorney investigations and disciplinary actions.

In addition to personal injury, Mr. Roberts has extensive experiencing in handling toxic tort cases, including chemical exposure and smoke inhalation claims in single plaintiff cases, as well as mass tort cases. Since 2010, Mr. Roberts has worked on three separate mass torts involving thousands of plant workers and nearby residents exposed to hazardous chemicals released from refineries and chemical plants along the Houston ship channel and Texas City area. More recently, Mr. Roberts served as liaison counsel for the neighborhood plaintiffs in the In re Chevron Refinery Fire. In this capacity, Mr. Roberts was responsible for representing the common interests of over 17,000 plaintiffs that suffered smoke inhalation and other injuries from a refinery fire in the Richmond, California area.

“We cannot expect big corporations and insurance companies to have respect for law and order, we must teach them respect by holding them accountable, especially when their negligence results in the injury of another. That’s what I try to do every day, and that’s why I love this job.” – Ben Roberts

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Courts of Admittance:

  • State of Texas
  • US Court of Federal Claims
  • Texas Eastern District Court
  • Texas Western District Court
  • Texas Southern District Court


Honors/Awards:

  • Named a Rising Star by Super Lawyers since 2015. Super Lawyers selects attorneys using a patented multiphase selection process. Peer nominations and evaluations are combined with independent research. Each candidate is evaluated on 12 indicators of peer recognition and professional achievement.
  • Inducted into Million Dollar Advocates Forum for substantial settlement achieved in product liability case., Million Dollar Advocates Forum, 2019
  • The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100 is an invitation-only organization composed of the premier trial lawyers from each state or region who meet stringent qualifications as civil plaintiff trial lawyers. Selection is based on a thorough multi-phase objective and uniformly applied process which includes peer nominations combined with third-party research. Membership is extended only to the select few of the most qualified attorneys from each state or region who demonstrate superior qualifications of leadership, reputation, influence, stature and public profile measured by objective and uniformly applied standards in compliance with state bar and national Rule 4-7., The National Trial Lawyers Top 100, 2019

Professional Activities:

  • Houston Trial Lawyers Association
  • Houston Young Lawyers Association
  • Texas Trial Lawyers Association, 2013
  • American Association of Justice, 2019
  • National Trial Lawyers Association
  • Former State Bar of Texas Panel 4-3 Grievance Committee Member
  • American Bar Association
  • Houston Bar Association


Pro Bono/Community Service:

  • Houston Bar Association Fun Run Committee Member – The HBA Fun Run benefits The Center for Pursuit in Houston, Texas
  • Houston Bar Association Bench Bar Committee Member – The conference brings Harris County judges, government and private attorneys together to discuss current state and county legal issues.


Scholarly Lectures/Writings and Achievements:

  • Article addressing inverse condemnation claims arising from Hurricane Harvey’s effect on Houston and its surrounding areas., Author, Wading through Hurricane Harvey Inverse Condemnation ClaimsThe Houston Lawyer – Volume 3, Consumer, Legal, Litigation, 2017
  • 2018 Stars of Texas Bars Awards for News Article: Wading through Hurricane Harvey Inverse Condemnation Claims, 2018


Educational Background:

  • South Texas College of Law Houston, Juris Doctorate, December 2008
  • Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Tx, Bachelor of Arts, Cum Laude, 2005
"My case was complicated and he attained great results when others turned me away. His communication skills are above average and makes the process a breeze. I highly recommend his services and I will continue to recommend him to others given the opportunity."
Pablo, Former Client
"I was very pleased with the legal services provided by Ben Roberts. I found him to be very smart, highly ethical, and an attorney who went the extra mile. It was a very positive customer experience and one you do not get with every law firm. I give them my highest endorsement."
Ken, Former Client
"Ben Roberts really looked out for my best interest throughout my entire case. I had been injured in a bus accident and was scared that I wouldn't be able to get medical attention as none of my normal doctors would see me for such injuries, and I couldn't afford to pay for treatment out of pocket. He listened very carefully to all my concerns throughout the process and made sure that I got the medical care and reimbursement that I needed."
Marcy, Former Client
"Ben is a truly outstanding attorney. Ben and his entire office are extremely knowledgeable and hard-working, and I would highly recommend them to anyone who is injured and/or needs legal assistance."
Referring Attorney
"Having to contact a lawyer is something no one wants to do, but I found myself searching for one. I came across Ben Roberts and I am so glad I did. He was very kind, helpful, and understanding through the whole process. Roxanne was amazing as well, she was great with keeping me updated often and was very responsive. If I ever have to contact a lawyer again, this will be the only office I call. Everyone was amazing!"
Krystal,Former Client
"Ben is a dynamic attorney with a solid understanding of the law. His advocacy skills are among the best in Houston as is evidenced by the great results he achieves for his clients. Five stars."
Fellow Personal Injury Attorney
"Ben is a very nice man. He is experienced and patient on my case. If you were involved in a traffic accident, he is the right man you can ask for help."
Shuai,Former Client
"Super Service! Would call the law office back if needed!"
Tammy,Former Client
"Thank you for your help, highly recommend. Gracias por su ayuda un equipo muy friendly, gracias tambien Roxana."
Aidee,Former Client
"Thank you for your help, highly recommend. Gracias por su ayuda un equipo muy friendly, gracias tambien Roxana."
Aidee,Former Client
"I contacted the Benjamin Roberts Law Firm as I needed to discuss an issue regarding a backpay dispute at work. Ben took the time, multiple emails/calls, to ask questions to see if the dispute was worth pursuing. Ben refused to accept a retainer fee until he was certain that we should move forward. It was refreshing to know that he was not only concerned with making money but had my best interest in mind. I would recommend Ben to anyone who needs representation in his fields of expertise."
Matt,Potential Client
"Ben is a results-oriented lawyer who is practical and gentlemanly. Worked my case to successful resolution in an efficient manner. He knows how to explain the legal process in a clear way and returned calls quickly. Couldn’t be happier with the experience."
Tanya,Former Client
"Ben and his staff are genuine people and treat you like they would their own family. It has been a pleasure working with this firm, and I will recommend to friends & family as the need arises.."
Tee,Former Client
"Ben Roberts is a lawyer that manages to be "the nice guy" lawyer while somehow being extremely aggressive."
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Practice Areas

Below are just some of the more common types of cases that Benjamin Roberts represents personal injury clients.
For a full list of the cases we handle, please see the Practice Areas link at the top of the page.