Allen D Russell Houston Attorney

Allen D. Russell

Partner, Attorney at Law

Office: 713-615-6063

Professional Qualifications

  • Courtroom Experience
  • Active litigation practice since November 1992, including a wide variety of commercial business, collections, contract disputes, DTPA, construction, “bad faith” insurance claims, receiverships, real estate and personal injury. Over sixty civil cases tried to verdict.
  • Filed and briefed numerous cases in State and Federal courts of appeals.
  • Clerked for Judge Davidson in Harris County.

Practice Areas

  • Litigation
  • Collections and Creditor Rights
  • Insurance Defense
  • Personal Injury

Memberships and Admissions

Admitted to

  • The State Bar of Texas
  • The United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas The United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
  • 1992, Texas, U.S. District Court
  • Southern District of Texas
  • Eastern District of Texas
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit


  • Houston and American Bar Associations
  • State Bar of Texas
  • Fellow of the Texas Bar Foundation


  • Taylor, Taylor & Russell – Partner since January 2008
  • Taylor & Taylor – January 1999
  • Wauson & Associates, P.C. (also Wauson & Nelson, L.L.P.) – November 1992 – July 1999 Judicial Clerkship – The Honorable Judge Mark Davidson, 1 1th District Court, Hard County, Texas September 1991 – December 1991


  • University of Houston, J.D., May 1992, Licensed November 1992
  • Texas A&M University, B.A., Political Science, May 1989

Articles and Presentations

  • Author and Presenter: “How High is High, Wearing the Bull’s Eye” June 1999.
  • Texas Insurance Code Article 21.55 Primer, “Beyond Survival – Excellence in Claims Handling” – January 2001.
  • “Bound and Gagged: the Liability of Businesses for the Actions of Employees,” – 2001.
  • Texas Insurance Law Symposium: “Damages Recoverable in Insurance Bad Faith Litigation” – 2003.
  • “Drive Your Chevy to the Levy- And Other Post Judgement Collectim Techniques” HBA Presenter 2013 & 2015