Trent Gaither

Trent Gaither has been a trial lawyer in Houston for thirty years.  Born and raised on a small farm in the Texas Panhandle, he applies the work ethic and small town values of a real Texan to client relationships, treating each as a  human being with unique backgrounds and individual needs.  He is dedicated to putting the experience, knowledge and skills honed over thirty years of practice to protecting the interests and defending the rights of each and every client.

Gaither earned a business degree from the prestigious McCombs School of Busines at the University of Texas and his law degree from the University of Houston, where he served on both the Houston Law Review and headed the Board of Advocates, the student litigation program.  After law school, he accepted an offer to serve as a briefing attorney to the Texas Supreme Court.  He was recruited off the court to the law firm of Haynes & Fullenweider, headed by the legendary  Richard “Racehorse” Haynes – widely considered the best criminal defense lawyer in history.

Gaither has handled virtually all kinds of criminal cases – from misdemeanor assault to felony murder, from shoplifting to securities fraud.   Presently, he focuses on complex cases – from high profile murders to complex white collar investigations.   Over the years, he has also been involved in a number of civil cases which resulted in significant jury verdicts.   No stranger to the media, he has handled numerous high profile cases and clients.   Along the way, he has received numerous accolades recognizing him as a top flight trial lawyer, including regularly being named among the best criminal defense lawyers in Houston by H-Texas magazine.*



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