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VINCENT LEE MARABLE III

Vincent Lee "Tripp" Marable III is a commercial litigator with extensive appellate experience. Tripp serves his clients in the Wharton County and Houston areas at Paul Webb, P.C. since 1993. 

Vincent Lee “Tripp” Marable III is a commercial litigator with extensive appellate experience.  Mr. Marable’s commercial litigation experience includes the following practice areas: oil and gas, real property, contract disputes (international and domestic), municipal government (including firefighter compensation), insurance (coverage, bad faith, and policy interpretation), and legal malpractice.  Mr. Marable has served as lead appellate counsel and briefed appeals in every Texas state appellate court and in the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals.  Mr. Marable has argued appeals in the Texas Supreme Court, the Federal Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals and Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals, New York, New Jersey and Florida Courts of Appeals, and the fourteen Texas intermediate courts of appeal except for the 2nd, 3rd, 6th, and 12th Courts of Appeal.

Bar Admissions: Texas, 1988; also admitted to practice before Supreme Court of the United States; U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit; U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit; U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit; U.S. District Court, Northern and Southern Districts of Texas. Preparatory education, Rice University (B.A., 1985); Legal education, University of Texas (J.D., with honors, 1988).
Member: State Bar of Texas.

Education

  • J.D. – University of Texas, 1988

  • B.A. – Rice University, 1985

Publications

  • 2014 Annual Judicial Education Conference (September 7-10, 2014) –
    “Civil Pattern Jury Charges: Recent Case Law and Practical Tips”

  • 27th Annual Advanced Evidence and Discovery Course (April / May 2014) 
    “Hearsay (Overview of Texas State and Federal Decisions January 1, 
    2013 Through February 1, 2014),” with David Gunn

  • The Advocate – State Bar Litigation Section Report (Fall 2013), with David Gunn –
    “Suspending the Enforcement of the Judgment Pending Appeal; 2 Considerations Relevant to Proving and Contesting the Judgment Debtor’s Net Worth”

  • The Advocate – State Bar Litigation Section Report (Winter 2004) –
    “Crafting A Charge From the Plaintiff’s Perspective”

  • Texas Lawyer – Special Report Texas High Courts 2003-2004 (August 30, 2004) –
    “Expert Testimony Under the Microscope”

  • Residential Construction Law Seminar (September 4 & 5, 2003) –
    “Supplier and Manufacturer Liability” (with C. A. “Joe” Davis)

  • 2nd Annual Advanced Mold Litigation Course (February/March 2003) –
    “Daubert, Robinson, and Havner From the Plaintiff’s Perspective”

Experience

  • 1993 - Present Shareholder in Paul Webb, P.C.
    Approximately half of law practice devoted to prosecution or defense of commercial or business disputes. Approximately half of practice devoted to appeals and appellate-related work, including trial court briefing and charge-related work. Representative appellate decisions attached.

  • 1990 - 1993 Associate Attorney with Soules & Wallace, San Antonio, Texas

  • 1988 - 1990 Associate Attorney with Deaton & Briggs, Houston, Texas