Meet The Team About Us
WHO WE ARE
A Law Firm Built on Relationships
Widely known for effective and creative legal talent, members of the Woodfill Law Firm legal team are among the most experienced litigators. The firm’s attorneys are sophisticated trial lawyers dedicated to fighting for the rights of individuals and business clients in state and federal courts across the country. Our clients recognize us most for providing expert legal guidance along with respected values and compassionate support through unique legal issues.
WHAT WE DO
Our Tradition is Excellence for Everyone
The Woodfill Law Firm guides each client with through the legal process with passion and attention to detail utilizing modern technical business practices. We utilize state-of-the-art technology, powerful graphic presentations and the latest trial science techniques to achieve favorable results.
WHAT WE BELIEVE
Clients Come First… ALWAYS!
People come first, and Woodfill Law takes pride in offering unparalleled dedication to our clients and community. Experience & wisdom combined with energy and innovation creates a solid foundation to represent the rights of the people. Our commitment to superior client service is reflected throughout Woodfill Law’s attitude, philosophy and our approach to the law… and that’s why people turn to Woodfill Law.
Leadership of the Firm
Founding partner Jared Woodfill is a dynamic courtroom talent with broad litigation experience. He has tried cases in state and federal courts throughout the country on behalf of numerous individuals and business clients. He is committed to fighting for his clients and to providing the best-possible representation throughout the litigation process. Woodfill has handled well over a thousand cases. He has tried environmental law, family law, personal injury, condemnation, and business disputes in courts around the country. He has also worked on numerous mass tort cases, including EIFS (Exterior Insulating Finishing System) cases, Hurricane Ike, Masonite Hardboard Siding, LP Inner Seal, dioxin exposure cases, creosote cases, and homeowners mold claims. Additionally, he has handled numerous religious liberties cases, including a recent victory in the Texas Supreme Court in a case styled Pidgeon v. Parker. He and his team utilize cutting-edge technology as part of trial strategies to obtain favorable results for the firm’s clients.
Woodfill is a 1990 graduate of the University of Texas and received his law degree from St. Mary’s University in 1993 where he was a cum lade graduate. Woodfill also served on the St. Mary’s Law Journal as a Note and Comment Editor and won numerous mock trials while in law school. He was awarded the Judge Jack Miller Trial advocacy award while in law school. He is active in Houston-area community issues and has served as chairman of the Houston-area Republican Party from 2002 through 2014.
Woodfill is licensed to practice in Texas and New York state courts, as well as the District of Columbia Court of Appeals (Washington, DC),The United States Court of Federal Claims and U.S. District Courts for Northern, Southern, Eastern and Western Districts of Texas and the U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit.
Woodfill has published articles in the St. Mary’s Law Journal and Villanova Law Review. He has also been quoted in the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Los Angelas Times, Time Magazine, Texas Lawyer, Weekly Standard, Human Events, National Review and numerous other periodicals. He has appeared on numerous television shows and radio stations.
In 2015, Woodfill was named Local Person of the year by Fox 26 Roundup. In 2016 Woodfill was named one of Houston’s top lawyers by Houstonia Magazine. He has also received the TRL Defender of Life Award, Texas Values’ Kelly Shackleford Award, San Jacinto Republican’s Patriot Award, and Vision America’s Local Hero of the Faith Award.
Bud has had in excess of 20 jury trials to verdict in addition to many bench trials and arbitrations. His extensive experience in supervising large and complex cases and dockets has required him to coordinate clients, attorneys and staff as well as to direct and oversee discovery. During the course of his work at the Woodfill Law Firm, P.C., Bud has vetted and coordinated many experts and consultants, taken numerous depositions as well as participated in the significant motion practice that typically accompanies difficult cases. Additionally, Bud has experience in representing both Plaintiffs and Defendants in commercial construction disputes, employment litigation and personal injury claims.
Kenneth Kennedy is the firm’s financial manager and is responsible for the firm’s daily functions and special projects related to finance, compliance, operations and information systems.
Kenneth’s expertise includes audit, compliance, consumer lending, investments and management. He holds degrees in finance and accounting from the University of Houston – ClearLake.