Honesty, Integrity, Professionalism, and Excellence are at the core of GreeningLaw, P.C.
Robert Greening has dedicated his 27 years of practice to the cause of justice for those seriously injured or killed due to the negligence of individuals, corporations and health care providers throughout the state of Texas He represents clients in cases involving auto and commercial trucking accidents; construction accidents; medical, pharmacy, and nursing home malpractice; dangerous products/medical devices; sexual abuse; and premises liability matters. Mr. Greening is Board Certified in Personal Injury Trial Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization and has been distinguished with the AV “preeminent” rating by Martindale-Hubbell, has been named a Thomson Reuters’ “SuperLawyer” in Texas Monthly Magazine (2005 through 2006, 2012 through 2016), and has a “superb” rating on AVVO. He has served as an adjunct professor of trial advocacy and legal research and writing at the Southern Methodist University School of Law and currently teaches a mentoring class at the University of North Texas School of Law. He serves on the Board of Directors of the Dallas Trial Lawyers Association. He is frequently asked to lecture at continuing legal education seminars on personal injury trial law issues and has appeared on local television news to discuss his cases. He obtained his undergraduate degrees in Business and Spanish from Southern Methodist University and his law degree from the University of Houston.
Robert Greening is a Board Certified Attorney
What does it mean to be Board Certified in Personal Injury Trial Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization?
A Board Certified Attorney is an attorney who has demonstrated special competence in a particular field in which the Texas Board of Legal Specialization has certified their competence. The Texas Board of Legal Specialization was created by the Supreme Court of Texas and the Board members are appointed by the President of the State Bar of Texas. The Board, in turn, administers the program through which an attorney may demonstrate their special competence in a particular area of law practice.
There are only approximately 1,350 Texas attorneys now Board Certified in Personal Injury Trial Law. Because of the high standards of this certification, the certification is for a period of 5 years. To remain certified after that time, every 5 years the attorney must apply for recertification and meet the requirements for continued experience, peer review, and continuing legal education.
A Board Certified attorney is entitled to indicate certification on their business card and letterhead by stating they are “Board Certified -Personal Injury Trial Law – Texas Board of Legal Specialization”. They may display the Certificate of Special Competence awarded by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization, and list the certification in legal directories and telephone listings under “Attorneys – Board Certified.”
A lawyer who is Board Certified in Personal Injury Trial Law must have handled jury trials in cases involving vehicle accidents, worker’s compensation, premises liability, products liability, statutory tort claims, maritime accidents, social security claims or claims involving mental anguish damages not necessarily accompanied by a physical injury. The lawyer must also have extensive knowledge of the law of evidence, procedure, and other substantive law in the trial of civil cases.
All Personal Injury Trial Law Board Certified attorneys:
- Must handle a wide variety of personal injury trial law matters to demonstrate experience and involvement
- Must attend personal injury trial law continuing legal education seminars regularly to keep their legal training up to date
- Must be evaluated by fellow lawyers and judges
- Must have been licensed to practice law in the State of Texas for at least 5 years
- Must have practiced personal injury trial law for at least 3 years
- Must have devoted a minimum of 25% of their law practice to personal injury trial law
- Must pass a day-long written examination