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Robin Green

Robin GreenBoard Certified:

Civil Trial Law

Texas Board of Legal Specialization

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Robin M. Green has forty-five years of trial experience and is Board Certified in Civil Trial Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. He began as an Assistant District Attorney in Amarillo, Potter County, Texas. He practiced in Amarillo for sixteen years before joining the firm of McWhorter Cobb & Johnson in Lubbock. He left that firm in 1991 to form his own law firm and joined Atkinson, Hall & Green in 2003. On January 1, 2008, he joined Richards, Elder & Green, PLLC.

Mr. Green's experience encompasses broad areas of law practice including lawsuits in all of the categories listed on the Litigation / Civil Trial page of this website. As an Assistant District Attorney, and later as a criminal defense lawyer, he tried criminal cases. He represented the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation in its banking enforcement litigation. For several years, he was an active Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Trustee and litigated extensively in Bankruptcy Courts on behalf of trustees, creditor committees, creditors, and debtors. He argued cases before state and federal appellate courts. He ligitated divorce cases involving both child custody and property disputes and tried arbitration cases. A brief overview of Mr. Green's practice can be seen by pleadings and briefs from a few of his cases: a complaint in a bid-rigging case; a brief in a First Amendment case; a motion from an oil-field dispute; a brief from an unusual appeal; an answer in a patent case; and a 1976 opinion from a U. S. District Court opinion in a civil rights case.

Area of Practice:

Litigation / Civil Trial
Government Fraud/ Qui Tam
Business Law
Commercial transactions
Bankruptcy Litigation
Real Estate Litigation
Transactional Law
Employment Law
Health and Healthcare Law
Probate and Estate Litigation
Civil Rights Litigation
Divorce/Child Custody/Community Property

Certifications / Specialties:

Civil Trial Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization

Bar Admissions:

U.S. Supreme Court
Texas Supreme Court
U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit
U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas
U.S. District Court, Western District of Texas
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Eastern District of Texas
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Southern District of Texas
U.S. Court of Federal Claims

Education:

Doctor of Jurisprudence, Texas Tech University School of Law, Lubbock, Texas, 1969
Bachelor of Arts, McMurry College, Abilene, Texas 1967

Published Works:

Divorce: When It’s the Only Answer, Taylor Publishing, 1975, New Edition, 2005

On the Constitutionality of Involuntary Military Service 78 Case and Comment 14, No. 1, 1973

Classes/Seminars Taught:

Adjunct Professor of Law, Texas Tech University School of Law, 1987

Professional Associations and Memberships:

Panel of U.S. Bankruptcy Trustees, 1984 - 1992
Lubbock County Bar Association, Member
State Bar of Texas, Member  
Taxpayers Against Fraud, Member

Past Employment Positions:

Potter County, Texas, Assistant District Attorney, 1970 - 1971

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