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Alicia M. Matsushima, Esq.


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713-955-4559
Ext. 1000
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Education:

Notre Dame Law School, 1997
Juris Doctor

Baylor University, 1994
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology


Admissions:

Texas, 1997

The United States District Courts for the Northern, Southern, Eastern, and Western Districts of Texas

United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit

Law Society of England and Wales

Alicia M. Matsushima, Esq.


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I have practiced law since 1997. I am a world traveler, a dog lover, and a proud Houstonian. I live in the Washington Corridor area in the West End of Houston, Texas, with my two dogs, Jeep and Jethro. During my free time, I enjoy watching sports, driving my Jeep, and spending time with my friends and family.  I am a proud fan of the Argentina and U.S. National Soccer Teams, Manchester United, Barcelona F.C., Notre Dame Fighting Irish Football, Dallas Cowboys and New England Patriots.

Admissions:

The State Bar of Texas, The Law Society of England and Wales, The Solicitors Regulation Authority in the United Kingdom, The United States District Courts for the Northern, Southern, Eastern, and Western Districts of Texas, The United States Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals.

Education:

University of Notre Dame du Lac, Juris Doctor, 1997. Concannon Programme of International Law, Notre Dame London Law Centre, London, England (1995-1996), St. Joseph County Public Defender Externship, Notre Dame Mediation Clinic, National Institute for Trial Advocacy (NITA), Regional Coordinator for Notre Dame Alumni Board of Directors Asian Pacific Alumni, Student Recruitment Director for Notre Dame Asian Pacific Alumni, Diversity Coordinator for Notre Dame Alumni Club of Houston.

Baylor University, Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, 1994. Psi Chi National Honor Society, Baylor Pre Law Society, Christian Legal Society.

Memberships/Activities (Past and Present):

State Bar of Texas, Defense Research Institute, Houston Bar Association, Association for Women Attorneys, Women’s Energy Network, Women’s CEO Project, Notre Dame Alumni Club of Houston Diversity Coordinator, Notre Dame Alumni Board of Directors Regional Coordinator for Asian Pacific Alumni, Notre Dame Alumni Board of Directors Student Recruitment Director for Asian Pacific Alumni, Second Baptist Church, Houston Tornadoes Women’s Semi-Professional Soccer Team, Election Clerk for River Oaks Precinct 217, Psi Chi National Honor Society, Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity, Christian Legal Society, Business Network International, Asian American Bar Association of Houston.

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Famose T. Garner, Esq.


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713-955-4559
Ext. 1001
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Education:

University of Houston, 2010
Juris Doctor

University of Houston, 2004
Master of Business Administration in Finance

Prairie View A&M University, 2001
Bachelor of Arts in Chemical Engineering


Admissions:

Texas, 2010

The United States District Courts for the Northern, Southern, Eastern, and Western Districts of Texas

Military Courts-Martial of the United States

Famose T. Garner, Esq.



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I have practiced law since 2010 and have focused my practice on commercial and business litigation, including bankruptcy and real estate litigation. I also serve as a court-appointed receiver and assist judgment creditors in the collection of judgments. I am proud to serve as a Judge Advocate in the United States Army Reserve. Prior to law school, I developed my business acumen working as a financial risk manager and analyst for petrochemical companies, as well as an operations engineer for international chemical companies. During my free time I enjoy hunting and spending time with my family. I reside in Pearland, Texas.

Admissions:

The State Bar of Texas, The United States District Courts for the Northern, Southern, Eastern, and Western Districts of Texas, Military Courts-Martial of the United States.

Education:

University of Houston, Juris Doctor, 2010. Insignis Officio Dedicato UHLC Distinguished Service Award, Notes and Comments Editor for the Houston Law Review, Winner of the Locke Lord Bissell & Liddell LLP Award for Most Outstanding Paper in Area of Banking and Corporate Law, 2010, Chambers Intern for Hon. David Hittner and Hon. Gray H. Miller, United States District Court of the Southern District of Texas 2008 and 2009.

University of Houston, Master of Business Administration in Finance, 2004

Prairie View A&M University, Bachelor of Arts in Chemical Engineering, 2001

Memberships/Activities (Past and Present):

State Bar of Texas, Federal Judicial Law Clerk for Hon. Jeff Bohm, United States Bankruptcy Judge, 2011-2012, Board of Directors for Houston Lawyers Association 2014-2015, United States Army Reserve, JAG Corps 2013 to present, President, Zeta Tau Lamda Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. 2012-2014, Brazoria County Bar Association.

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Matsushima Garner PLLC is a Texas professional limited liability company based in Houston, Texas and owned by attorneys Ms. Alicia M. Matsushima and Mr. Famose T. Garner. The firm handles cases in Harris, Fort Bend, Montgomery, Galveston, Brazoria,  and Waller Counties and throughout Texas.  Se habla español.

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