//Audrey Truong-La Manito
Audrey Truong-La Manito

Audrey Truong-La Manito, Associate


Location: Houston Texas
Phone: (713) 221-6800
(888) 529-0018 (Toll free)
Fax: 713-221-6806
Email: Email Me

Mrs. Manito represents personal injury clients in multiple areas of state and federal law, on the trial and appellate levels.

Prior to being admitted to the Texas Bar, Mrs. Manito graduated magna cum laude from Houston Baptist University with double majors in Business and Journalism. After working for the New York Times Company as a journalist, Mrs. Manito earned her Doctor of Jurisprudence from South Texas College of Law in Houston, Texas. While at South Texas, Mrs. Manito wrote for the Corporate Counsel Review; studied International Human and Humanitarian Rights Law at the National University of Ireland in Galway, Ireland; and competed in numerous moot court competitions, winning best brief awards in each competition. She graduated from South Texas in 2011 and was admitted to the Texas Bar that same year and to the Southern District of Texas the following year. She then joined Michael P. Fleming and Associates.

Ms. Manito is fluent in Vietnamese. She also serves as Chairman of the Board for Elijah Rising, a local nonprofit anti-sex-trafficking organization, which she helped form and incorporate in 2012. She and her husband are also heavily involved with their local church.

Mrs. Manito is currently a member of the State Bar of Texas, Asian American Bar Association, and Texas Young Lawyers Association.

Areas of Practice

  • 100% Personal Injury — Plaintiff

Litigation Percentage

  • 90% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Texas, 2011
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas, 2012


  • South Texas College of Law, Houston, Texas
    • J.D. – 2011
    • Honors: Association Editor of Corporate Counsel Review
    • Honors: Dean’s Honor List
    • Honors: Moot court participant, Awarded three Best Brief and One Best Oralist Award
  • Houston Baptist University, Houston, Texas
    • B.A. magna cum laude – 2007
    • Honors: Dean’s Honor List
    • Honors: Editor in Chief of Student Newspaper
    • Major: Business & Mass Communications (Journalism)

Published Works

  • Shifting the Burden from the Innocent Party to the Spoliating Party, 28 Corp. Couns. Rev. 297, Issue 2, 2009
  • Two-fer: Find Primary Violator to Find Control Person Liability, 29 Corp. Couns. Rev. 158, Issue 2, 2010

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Elijah Rising, Board Member; VP & Secretary, 2012 – 2013
  • Voice to the Nations Foundation, Board Member, 2011 – 2013

Past Employment Positions

  • Manito Law Firm, PLLC, Owner/Partner, 2012 – 2013
  • The New York Times Company, Freelance Journalist, 2007 – 2008


  • Vietnamese