Former Texas Supreme Court Justice Eva Guzman to Join Houston Law Firm Wright Close & Barger

Judge Guzman will become a partner in the firm’s appellate practice

HOUSTON, September 6, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Wright Close & Barger LLP, a Houstonlaw firm specializing in civil trials and appeals, is pleased to announce the arrival of a former Texas Supreme Court Justice Eva Guzman as a partner of Houston Desk.

Judge Guzman will act as a partner in the firm’s appellate practice from September 12.

“I’m thrilled to join a team of call stars who bring great energy, creativity and a wealth of experience to solving customer problems,” said Judge Guzman.

Judge Guzman is the first Latina to serve on the Supreme Court of Texas and the first to hold statewide office. Before serving on from texas highest civil court, she was a judge in the Texas 14e Court of Appeal and a Harris County District Court Judge. Throughout her career, she has adjudicated thousands of civil and criminal cases and written hundreds of court opinions.

“We are honored and delighted that Judge Guzman chose to practice law with us,” said Wright Close & Barger Managing Partner Thomas Wright. “She has extensive experience in appellate matters. Her knowledge of appellate matters will be invaluable to the firm and our clients.”

A native of Houston, Judge Guzman obtained his law degree from South Texas College of Law. She also holds a Master of Laws in Forensic Studies from duke university School of Law, where she studied under the justices of the Supreme Court of the United States Antonin Scalia and Samuel Alito.

Wright Close & Barger LLP is a Houstoncivil-based law and appeals firm that handles complex trial and appeals work for clients across Texas. Our lawyers have a reputation for obtaining favorable results in cases involving catastrophic personal injury, insurance coverage, intellectual property, oil and gas, product defects, commercial disputes, arbitration and mediation, trade secrets, and trust and estate disputes, among others. We also assist with pre-trial motions, special evidence issues, expert witness recusals, and critical work on the court’s charge to the jury. To learn more, visit

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