Best of Houstonia

Top Lawyers 2014

Avvo’s proprietary algorithm rates all attorneys on a 10-point scale, factoring in peer endorsements as well as experience, education, training, speaking, publishing, and awards.

11/30/2014

Best of Houstonia

Top Lawyers 2013

When it comes to choosing representation, what are you going to listen to? Billboards? TV ads? Your father-in-law? Why not start with our list of the city’s best lawyers instead?

12/01/2013

Best of Houstonia

The 2015 Top Lawyers List

Everyone will need a lawyer at some point or another—even you. Yes, you. Houstonia’s legal advice? Keep handy our list of Houston’s top 510 lawyers, in 27 specialties... just in case.

11/29/2015

Slideshow

Houstonia Top Lawyers Celebration 2014

Honoring the magazine’s Top Lawyers named in our December 2014 issue

01/15/2015

Slideshow

Houstonia Top Lawyers 2015

The city's top attorneys gathered for cocktails, live music, and to celebrate their achievement.

12/07/2015 With Houstonia Staff

Star Wars

Famous and In Trouble? Kent Schaffer’s Your Man

Meet three celebs who were glad to have Houston’s lawyer-to-the-stars.

11/29/2015 By Steven Devadanam

Slideshow

Houstonia's 2016 Top Lawyers Celebration

A celebration of the 2016 Top Lawyers at Somerset Green, as named in the December issue of Houstonia

12/06/2016 With Ricaé Walker

Author Talks

In Discussion with Wil Haygood: A Chronicle Witness to Race Relations in History

The acclaimed journalist comes to Houston to talk about his book Showdown, a study of Supreme Court Judge Thurgood Marshall.

02/09/2016 By Camilla Cook

Slideshow

Sunday Morning at Sunny Flea Market

Houston's biggest and best flea market is the modern-day equivalent of an old world bazaar.

07/08/2013

Ice House

October’s Perfect Party

It’s the season of dress-up and, wouldn’t you know it, all of this month’s guests know a thing or two about masquerades.

09/30/2014 By Catherine Matusow

Crime

The Fixer

Defense attorney Kent Schaffer and the notorious 2007 teenage murder trial that gripped Houston.

11/29/2015 By Steven Devadanam Photography by Brian Goldman

Q&A

Meet the Ex-Lawyer Making Hijabs High Fashion

Haute Hijab's Melanie Elturk hits Houston to talk about how she used her own experience as a Muslim to launch a successful business and the one style rule she'll never break.

02/08/2017 By Rafa Farihah

Justice

Prisoner’s Dilemma

Want to see the inside of a classic Kenneth Franzheim building? Try spending a night in jail.

09/30/2013 By Raj Mankad

Boutique of the Week

Meet the Shopkeeper: Emerson Rose

Law school’s loss is Houston retail’s gain.

04/17/2014 By Sarah Gabbart

List

Top Lawyers

Search our 2014 list of top Houston Lawyers.

11/25/2014

If You Must

First Look at Pie Five, the "Chipotle of Pizza"

Meet the chain that's taking pizza to new levels of inanity.

04/28/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Cheap Dates

Happy Hour of the Week: Moving Sidewalk

Change your life, swear to God.

07/30/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Now Open

The Honeymoon Is Just Beginning

New cafe and bar on Main Street brings a slice of New Orleans to downtown Houston.

07/24/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

News

Who Are Frank and Kimberly DeLape?

Generous and high-profile, the couple sits at the very top of Houston society—which is what makes the allegations against them so shocking.

07/26/2014 By Peter Holley

Politics

Term Unlimited: Meet 3 of Houston’s Longest-Serving Politicians

In Texas, a full 67 percent of incumbents didn't face a major-party challenger in the 2014 elections—and 2016 isn't much different.

09/19/2016 By Adam Doster