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Margret Lecocke, Attorney

Margret E. Lecocke – Attorney

“My parents knew from the time I was little that I was going to be a lawyer,” Margret Lecocke says with a smile. “Apparently, I was as inquisitive and argumentative then as I am now. I’m lucky that I found a job where those are necessary qualifications.”

A decade and a half later, Margret graduated from Columbia University in New York with a BA in English. “I have always loved to read. Books, magazines, newspapers, menus; I will read anything. English by far was my favorite subject in high school.” Although Margret contemplated journalism school, she decided to fulfill her parents’ prediction first. “There’s plenty of time for journalism. It will be my second career.”

Margret also enjoys the challenge of practicing law. “I am lucky enough to exercise my brain every day. My cases span a wide range of subjects, from pharmaceuticals to labor disputes to motor vehicle accidents. I am constantly learning the mechanics of something new.”

“Without a doubt though, the fact that I actually get to guide people through life-altering problems is the real reward at the end of each day. This firm is dedicated to protecting our clients’ rights, and because we all share a common goal, we work WITH each other and not against each other. When you have that harmony, everyone benefits, most importantly, our clients.”

When she isn’t reading or working, Margret is often baking or practicing pilates. “I’ll do anything active. I just like to stay in motion when I’m not at work.” Margret’s charitable endeavors include National Public Radio (NPR), the Houston Ballet and the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure.

Areas of Practice

  • Pharmaceutical Litigation
  • Personal Injury Litigation
  • Labor and Employment Law

Professional Experience

  • Manage personal injury docket of approximately 10-20 cases. Cases include motor vehicle accidents, plant explosions, and premises liability.
  • Responsible for firm’s pharmaceutical docket.
  • Trial experience in Fen Phen litigation.
  • Read and comprehend Spanish.

Education

  • University of Houston Law Center, J.D., 2004
  • Columbia University, Barnard College, 2001, BA English

Legal Memberships and Professional Affiliations

  • State Bar of Texas
  • Houston Bar Association
  • Houston Young Lawyers Association
  • Texas Trial Lawyers Association
  • American Association of Justice
  • Pennsylvania Bar

Professional Honors

  • Young Professionals on the Rise 2008
  • Super Lawyers Rising Stars, Thomson Reuters, 2011-2016

Licensed to Practice

  • Texas
  • Pennsylvania
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas

Community Affiliations

  • Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure
  • National Public Radio (NPR)
  • Houston Ballet
  • Houston Humane Society
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