"Trey" Bernabe G. Sandoval, III

"Trey" Bernabe G. Sandoval, III
Shareholder
Houston
t:713.655.1200 ext. 106
f:713.655.0222

TreySandoval@mehaffyweber.com
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"Trey" Bernabe G. Sandoval, III is a trial attorney in the litigation section of MehaffyWeber, P.C. He joined the firm as an associate in 2005 in the Houston office. Mr. Sandoval became a shareholder in 2010. He graduated from Houston Baptist University in 1997 with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Christianity and received a Masters of Arts in Clinical Psychology from the University of Houston Clear Lake in 2000. He received a J.D. from South Texas College of Law in 2005. While at South Texas College of Law, he was a member of the Board of Advocates, received the American Jurisprudence Award in Torts II and Federal Income Tax, and was the 2004 Gallagher, Lewis, Downey & Kim Intramural Mock Trial Competition Champion. His primary practice areas include products and premises liability, construction defect, trucking litigation, and insurance defense.

Awards and Recognition

  • Selected to the Texas Rising Star list, Super Lawyers (Thomson Reuters) 2005-2015
  • Selected to the Texas Super Lawyers® list, Super Lawyers ® (Thomson Reuters), 2016 & 2017
  • Young Lawyer Committee Chairmen, Texas Association of Defense Counsel 2015-2016
  • District No. 18 Director, Texas Association of Defense Counsel

News and Events

  • MehaffyWeber Attorneys Selected to the 2015 Texas Rising Stars
  • MehaffyWeber Attorneys Selected to the 2014 Texas Rising Stars
  • 20th Anniversary of DuPont Minority Job Fair
  • Eight MehaffyWeber Attorneys Recognized as Texas Rising Stars for 2012
  • MehaffyWeber names Trey Sandoval, III as new shareholder
  • Fifteen MehaffyWeber Attorneys Recognized as Texas Rising Stars
  • Seventeen MehaffyWeber attorneys selected as Texas Rising Stars for 2009
  • Eighteen MehaffyWeber attorneys named Rising Stars for 2008
  • DuPont Legal Minority Job Fair - MehaffyWeber Houston, August, 2007

Speaking Engagements

  • Texas Association of Defense Counsel, 2016 Spring Seminar Co-Chair
  • "Use of Rule 11 Agreements, Controverting Affidavits, and Medicare Secondary Payer Statute", Texas Property and Casualty Insurance Guarantee Fund CE Presentation, October 2015
  • "Dismissal on the Pleadings - Rule 91a", Texas Association of Defense Counsel, 2014 Annual Meeting
  • "The 'New' Standard for Establishing Specific Causation in Texas Asbestos Cases," The Fetti Newsletter, Winter 2009

Publications

  • “Five Lessons Learned from Recent Trials,” presenting to Texas Association of Defense Counsel Summer Meeting, July 2017.
  • “Attacking Indemnity and Attorneys’ Fees Under Section 38.001 in Construction Defect Cases,” Texas Assocation of Defense Counsel Annual Meeting, September 2016.
  • “Utilization of 18.001 Controverting Affidavits – When, Why, and What’s Next,” presented to seminar for Texas Property and Casualty Insurance Guaranty Association, Ocotber 2015.
  • “Dismissal on the Pleadings: Rule 91a – Application and Implications,” Texas Association of Defense Counsel Magazine, Fall 2014.
  • "The 'New' Standard for Establishing Specific Causation in Texas Asbestos Cases,” written by Michele Smith and Trey Sandoval, The Fetti Newsletter, Winter 2009.

Results

    • Michele Smith, Art Almquist, Trey Sandoval – Mehaffy Weber; Thomas Kuhns and Stacey Pagonis – Kirkland Ellis; Daniel Williams and Jimmy Williams vs. The Dow Chemical Co.; Cause Number 35769*RM05, District Court of Texas, 149th Judicial District, Brazoria County.
    • Sandra Clark, Paul Heyburn, Art Almquist, Trey Sandoval – Mehaffy Weber; Michael Foradas and Stacey Pagonis – Kirkland Ellis; Janie Wolf, et al. vs. The Dow Chemical Co.; Cause Number 16383*BH01, District Court of Texas, 23rd Judicial District, Brazoria County.