Ms. Flanagan successfully defended numerous individuals and companies in a wide range of cases involving personal injury, premises liability and breach of contract prior to joining the firm in 2008. Ms. Flanagan has also litigated commercial disputes, wrongful death claims, landlord-tenant disputes, and products liability actions. She has experience in handling all aspects of litigation, including, motion practice, written discovery, depositions, settlement analysis, mediations, and trial preparation. Since joining the firm, Ms. Flanagan continues to concentrate her practice on insurance law, personal injury, wrongful death, and premise liability, while also defending employment claims.
Ms. Flanagan also serves as the Regional Chair for the Southern Region of the Women’s Construction Litigation Alliance (WCLA), a non-profit public benefit corporation that supports and encourages women in every facet of construction litigation, including but not limited to premises and products liability, professional liability (particularly architects, engineers, insurance and real estate agent/brokers, mortgage brokers and lenders), construction defect, mechanic’s lien issues, insurance coverage and employment practices. In her position, Ms. Flanagan aids in setting the direction to encourage and support women in construction litigation in the Southern region and promote educational and networking opportunities for WCLA members.
During her time in law school, she served as Articles Editor for the South Texas Law Review.
- South Texas College of Law (J.D., 2003)
- University of Texas at Austin (B.A., 1999)
- State Bar of Texas
- Houston Bar Association
- Houston Young Lawyers Association
Honors and Awards
Articles Editor, South Texas Law Review
State Bar of Texas
Practice Areas and Casework
Publications and Seminar Presentations
- Co-authored, When Professional Judgments Collide: The Insurance Carrier’s Right to Restrict the Use of Expert Witnesses, DRI Construction Law Seminar Course Book, July 2006.
- Co-authored, Arbitration for Nonsignatories: Having Your Contract and Defeating It Too?, The Houston Lawyer, March/April 2006, at 53.
- Co-authored, Insurance Issues: What’s Recommended, and Why, HBA Seminar: 2006 Advising Small Business Owners Institute, Sept. 29, 2006.
- Co-authored, What to Expect and What to Do When OSHA Comes Knocking, in Enterprise Risk Management Handbook for Healthcare Entities Chp. 12 (1st ed. 2009).
- Co-authored, Understanding and Managing OSHA from Inspection to Citation to Litigation, in Enterprise Risk Management Handbook for Healthcare Entities 583 (2nd ed. 2012).