Michael P. Fleming

Michael P. Fleming

Houston, Texas
800-509-2335 (Toll free)

Board-Certified Personal Injury Lawyer Michael P. Fleming, former Harris County Attorney, has been a practicing attorney in the Houston area for over 25 years. His background includes having previously served as the elected County Attorney for Harris County, Texas. Mr. Fleming was elected Harris County Attorney in 1996 and re-elected in 2000.

As a practicing attorney, Mr. Fleming has represented clients in the state and federal trial and appellate courts including arguing and winning cases before The Supreme Court of the United States and United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. He is Board Certified as a specialist in Personal Injury Trial Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization and is rated AV by Martindale-Hubbell.

 He is a member of the board of directors of the University of Saint Thomas and a former member of the board of advisors for Incarnate Word Academy. He is also a life member and founding director of a director of the Irish Society of Houston and a Fellow of the Texas Bar Foundation. His biography has been published in Who's Who in the World, Who's Who in America and Who's Who in American Law.

Mr. Fleming received his Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Saint Thomas in Houston and his Juris Doctorate from the University of Houston College of Law. A very amateur runner, Mike has as completed five marathons including two in Dublin, Ireland. He is an honorary member of the Castlemahon History Group and established the Castlemahon History Scholarship to help foster the interest of local history for this Limerick, Ireland Village.

He and his wife, Judge Natalie Fleming, have six children and reside in Houston.


Areas of Practice

  • 100% Personal Injury Trial Law
  • Jones Act
  • Longshore & Harbor Workers' Compensation Act
  • Nursing Home
  • Personal Injury -- Plaintiff
  • Aviation Accidents -- Plaintiff
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents -- Plaintiff
  • Premises Liability -- Plaintiff
  • Railroad Accidents -- Plaintiff
  • Slip and Fall -- Plaintiff
  • Wrongful Death -- Plaintiff
  • Products Liability Law
  • Asbestos
  • Machinery & Tools
  • Medical Products & Devices
  • Motor Vehicle Defects
  • Pharmaceutical Products
  • Recreational Products
  • Tobacco
  • Dental Malpractice
  • Legal Malpractice
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Other Professionals Malpractice
  • Toxic Torts
  • Hazardous Waste
  • Pesticides
  • Radiation & Electromagnetic Energy
  • Toxic Mold
  • Whistleblower/Qui Tam

Litigation Percentage

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Personal Injury Trial Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization, 1995

Bar Admissions

  • Texas, 1987
  • Ireland, 2009
  • New York, 2007
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas, 1988
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit, 1988
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1991


  • University of Houston Law Center, Houston, Texas
    • J.D. - 1987
  • University of Saint Thomas
    • B.A. - 1984

Honors and Awards

  • Fellow, Texas Bar Foundation
  • Who's Who in the World
  • Who's Who in America
  • Who's Who in American Law
  • AV Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
  • Texas Super Lawyer 2007 -
  • Houston's Top Lawyers by H-Texas Magazine 2007, 2008 & 2010
  • American Board of Trial Advocates

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Board of Trial Advocates, Member

Past Employment Positions

  • Harris County, Texas, County Attorney, 1996 - 2001
  • Bracewell & Patterson, L.L.P. (now Bracewell & Giuliani), Partner, Litigation Section
Michael P. Fleming