Biography

Grace Cousins is a litigation attorney, maintaining a civil litigation practice defending both individuals and corporations in state and federal actions. Grace’s practice focuses primarily on defending claims for premises liability, commercial automobile accidents, products liability, dram shop actions, and industrial accidents involving property damage, personal injury, and wrongful death. She prides herself in her professionalism, dedication, and creativity in representing her clients and obtaining the most favorable outcome for them.

Outside of her busy law practice and professional obligations, Grace spends her time training with her German Shepherds, showing Maine Coons, and competing with her Paint horses around the country.

Representative Experience

  • Won a 12(b)6 Motion to Dismiss with Prejudice all extra-contractual claims against an insurance carrier in a UM/UIM case
  • Obtained a non-suit on behalf of a saddle maker in a products liability lawsuit
  • Obtained non-suit on behalf of an apartment complex in a personal injury lawsuit
  • Negotiated favorable settlements on behalf of clients in personal injury litigation
  • Represented owners and managers of apartment complexes, hotels, stores, spas, restaurants, and other commercial properties in general premises liability and negligent security litigation
  • Represented national products retailers in product liability and personal injury claims
  • Represented professional truck drivers and several long-haul, regional, and local trucking companies in defense of claims made for negligent hiring, training, supervision, retention, and violations of Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s rules and regulations

Education

  • South Texas College of Law Houston  (J.D., 2018)
  • Baylor University  (B.B.A., 2014)

Bar Admissions

  • Texas, 2018
  • District of Columbia, 2019

Court Admissions

  • United States District Court, Northern District of Texas
  • United States District Court, Southern District of Texas
  • United States District Court, Eastern District of Texas
  • United States District Court, Western District of Texas

Professional and Community Activities

  • Texas & Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association
  • American Paint Horse Association
  • The International Cat Association