Attorney Lane Haygood is head of the firm’s office in Odessa, Texas. Lane is well-known and respected in the Texas bar and has been named a Rising Star on the Texas SuperLawyers list for multiple years.
Lane is a graduate of the University of Texas at Austin and Baylor Law School. He handles primarily personal injury cases and is part of the firm’s Catastrophic Injury Department. He has a strong record for recovering substantial judgments and settlements for his clients. Over the last several years, he’s won more than $8 million for personal injury victims.
In addition to personal injury cases, Lane also handles family law and criminal matters. He is board-certified in Criminal Appeals and started his career in the district attorney offices of Cameron and Montgomery Counties. He has received the President’s Award from the Texas Criminal Defendant Lawyers Association, and he has taught a CLE course on DNA-based writs for the Center for American and International Law. Lane also is a member of the First Amendment Lawyers Association and actively involved in free-speech litigation.
Lane attributes much of his success to his commitment to his clients, saying, “If someone comes to me and trusts me with their legal problem, I feel a duty above and beyond my oath as an attorney; I believe I have a moral duty to advocate for them with all the zeal I can muster.”