//Michael P. Fleming
Michael P. Fleming

Michael P. Fleming

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

Michael P. Fleming, former Harris County Attorney, has been a practicing attorney in the Houston, Texas area for over 29 years. His background includes having previously served as the elected County Attorney for Harris County, Texas. Mr. Fleming was elected Harris County Attorney in 1996 and re-elected in 2000.

As a practicing attorney, Mr. Fleming has represented clients in the state and federal trial and appellate courts including arguing and winning cases before The Supreme Court of the United States and United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. He is Board Certified as a specialist in Personal Injury Trial Law and Real Estate Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization and is rated AV (Best) by Martindale-Hubbell.

Courtroom Sketch of Michael P. Fleming appearing before the Supreme Court of the United States in Washington, D.C.

Courtroom Sketch of Michael P. Fleming appearing before the Supreme Court of the United States in Washington, D.C.

He has served as a member of the boards of directors of the University of Saint Thomas, the Harris County – Houston Sports Authority and the Harris County Housing Authority. He is also a life member and founding director of a director of the Irish Society of Houston and a Fellow of the Texas Bar Foundation. His biography has been published in Who’s Who in the World, Who’s Who in America and Who’s Who in American Law. His firm recently established the Michael P. Fleming Law Scholarship open to prospective law students.

Mr. Fleming received his Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Saint Thomas in Houston and his Juris Doctorate from the University of Houston College of Law. A very amateur runner, Mike has as completed six marathons including two in Dublin, Ireland. He is an honorary member of the Castlemahon History Group and established the Castlemahon History Scholarship to help foster the interest of local history for this Limerick, Ireland Village.

He and his wife, Judge Natalie Fleming, have six children and reside in Houston.

Areas of Practice

Litigation Percentage

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Personal Injury Trial Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization, 1995
  • Real Estate Law 2005

Bar Admissions

  • Texas, 1987
  • Ireland, 2009
  • New York, 2007
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas, 1988
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit, 1988
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1991

Education

  • University of Houston Law Center, Houston, Texas
    • J.D. – 1987
  • University of Saint Thomas
    • B.A. – 1984

Representative Cases

Honors and Awards

  • Fellow, Texas Bar Foundation
  • Who’s Who in the World
  • Who’s Who in America
  • Who’s Who in American Law
  • AV (Highest) Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
  • Texas Super Lawyer 2007 – 2017
  • Houston’s Top Lawyers by H-Texas Magazine 2007 –  2017
  • American Board of Trial Advocates
  • Top Attorneys in Houston by Houstonia Magazine

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Board of Trial Advocates, Member

Past Employment Positions

  • Harris County, Texas, County Attorney, 1996 – 2001
  • Bracewell & Patterson, L.L.P. (now Bracewell & Giuliani), Partner, Litigation Section