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Education
  • Stetson University College of Law, J.D., 2001
  • Talladega College, B.A., 1997
Bar Admissions
  • Texas, 2007
  • District of Columbia, 2007
  • Florida, 2001
  • United States District Court Southern and Middle Districts of Florida
  • United States District Court Southern District of Texas
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Christina M. Fears
Christina M. Fears Photo
Senior Attorney
cfears@thompsoncoe.com
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Houston
One Riverway
Suite 1400
Houston, Texas 77056
713-403-8267 direct  |  713-403-8299 fax
Assistant:
Jenny Trevino
713-403-8218 direct
JTrevino@thompsoncoe.com
Overview

Christina Fears is a Senior Attorney with Thompson Coe, and practices primarily in the defense of first-party property insurance coverage disputes for domestic and surplus lines insurers.  She has extensive experience handling catastrophe claims and other coverage disputes involving commercial and residential properties.  Christina has also handled numerous theft and fire cases, including matters arising from suspected arson and fraud.  

Representative Experience
  • Obtained summary judgment for a surplus lines insurer concerning application of the Pollution Exclusion endorsement
  • Obtained summary judgment for various insurers due to insureds’ failure to comply with policy conditions;
  • Obtained summary judgment for insurers relating to the ‘application defense’;
  • Obtained a directed verdict for an insurer in trial stemming from a contract dispute;
  • Handled all aspects of civil litigation (in state and federal courts) to conclusion;
  • Conducted numerous examinations under oath for insurers
Professional and Community Activities
  • American Bar Association
  • Defense Research Institute