Clive Markland received his undergraduate degree in Business Administration from Fisk University in 1997 and his J.D. from Thurgood Marshall School of Law in 2000.
Mr. Markland is a former Harris County prosecutor and experienced trial lawyer in the Texas community, previously being a named partner to a prestigious midsize firm and Of Counsel to a nationally recognized insurance defense firm in the United States. He represents each client passionately and always to the best of his ability, where settlement is not an option and trial is mandatory. Mr. Markland does not believe any case is too difficult and enjoys courtroom advocacy in the most complex and high stake cases.
Throughout his legal career, Mr. Markland has tried more than 50 civil, white collar and criminal cases. His experience has afforded him a wide range of clients and trials where he has represented several Fortune 500 Companies.
Other attorneys have referred clients to Mr. Markland on multiple occasions, as his colleagues realize Mr. Markland’s devotion to his clients and his client’s satisfaction with his representation. He is an incredibly efficient attorney and always responsive to his client’s needs and wishes, being available 24 hours, 7 days a week.
Mr. Markland has extensive experience handling large dockets and has been involved in all aspects of pre-trial discovery and litigation, including deposition, motion and courtroom practice. Mr. Markland has participated in numerous criminal jury trials in first and second chair capacity.
Mr. Markland has been awarded a Rising Star from Super Lawyers in 2013, 2014, and 2015. Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement.
Mr. Markland actively participates in the community with the Houston Bar Association’s Adopt a School Program, IDEA- Lawyers for Literacy, HYLA Teen Court and Houston Bar Association Speakers Bureau.
Mr. Markland holds the position of adjunct professor at Thurgood Marshall School of Law where he teaches Trial Simulation. He received his undergraduate degree in Business Administration from Fisk University in 1997 and his J.D. from Thurgood Marshall School of Law in 2000.