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Branick, Walston & Devenzio, Attorneys, Nederland, TX
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ABOUT TRENT DEVENZIO


Trent has been named as the Outstanding Young Lawyer in Jefferson County, he was named the Mediator of the year by the Jefferson County Dispute Resolution Center, and he has served as President of the Jefferson County Bar Association


Employment
  • Branick & Devenzio, December, 2010 – Present
  • McCall & Devenzio, PLLC, April, 2008 – November, 2010
  • Waldman & Smallwood, P.C. – Associate Attorney, 1994 – April, 2008
  • Managing Attorney – Nederland, Texas Branch Office, 2000 – 2008
Practice Areas
  • Personal Injury Trial Law, Veteran’s Disability, Social Security Disability and Alternative Dispute Resolution.
Professional Honors/Memberships
  • Board Certified, Personal Injury Trial Law – Texas Board of Legal Specialization
  • Outstanding Young Lawyer, Jefferson County Bar Association, 2004
  • Mediator of the Year – Jefferson County Dispute Resolution Center, 2004
  • Texas Monthly Rising Star, 2006 and 2007
  • Member – The College of the State Bar of Texas
  • Member – Michelle F. Mehaffy American Inn of Court
  • Life Fellow – Texas Bar Foundation
  • Member – State Bar of Texas
Education
  • Lamar University, Bachelor of Science obtained in 1990
  • South Texas College of Law, Juris Doctorate obtained in 1993
  • Trial Advocacy College of Texas in 2000
Civic/Professional Involvement
  • Jefferson County B ar Association
    President, 2012 – 2013
    Vice-President, 2010 – 2011
    Secretary, 2009 – 2010
    Director, 2005 – 2006
  • Lamar University Alumni Advisory Board Member,1995 – 2005, President, 2003 – 2004
  • Better Business Bureau Autoline Arbitrator, 2009 – Present
  • MCT Credit Union Advisory Board Member, 2014 - Present
  • Committee Member – State Bar of Texas Unauthorized Practice of Law
    Subcommittee – District 3A, 2009 – Present
  • Jefferson County Bar Association Foundation Chair, 2013 - 2014
  • Lamar Port Arthur Para-legal Program Advisory Board Member, 2008 – Present
  • Jefferson County Dispute Resolution Center
    Mediator, 1988 – Present
    Mediator Trainer
  • Methodist Southeast Texas District Board of Trustees, 2010 – 2012
  • CASA Board Member, 2014 - 2016
  • Wesley Student Center – Lamar University, 2006 – 2009
    Chairman of the Board, 2006 – 2008
  • First United Methodist Church – Nederland, Texas
    Administrative Board – Chair, 2014
    Staff Parish Committee – Chair, 2002 – 2003 and 2006 – 2008
    Finance Committee Member, 2005 – 2006
    Administrative Board Member, 2010 – Present
  • Jefferson County Young Lawyers
    Board Member, 1999 – 2003
    Settlement Week Chairman, 1999 – 2002
    Webpage Chairman, 2002 - 2003
  • Nederland Education Foundation Director, 2011 – Present
  • Nederland High School Mock Trial Team Coach, 2002 – 2003
  • Jefferson County Pro Bono Board of Directors – Board Member, 2001 - 2002
  • Epsilon Endowment – Board Member, 1995 - 1999
Family
  • Married to Ronda Devenzio since 1994, Two daughters, ages 11 and 14
Lectures
  • Mediation as a Conflict Resolution Model. Presented to the Nederland Independent School District in July, 2005.
  • How to Insure a Successful Mediation – A Mediator’s Perspective. Presented during the Jefferson County Bar Association Mediation Seminar in September, 2011.
  • A Mediator’s View of Effective Settlements at Mediation. Presented during the Jefferson County Bar Association Litigation Seminar in October, 2011.
  • How to Improve Your Chances of Winning Your VA Disability Claim. Presented at the VA Beaumont Outpatient Clinic in January, 2012 and January, 2013.

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