MEET Raina Newsome

Attorney

“We are passionate about helping victims and their families fight for justice, especially those who cannot fight for themselves. We take on big companies and make sure they can’t get away with cutting corners that result in harm to innocent people.”

Biography

Raina is an experienced litigator with a broad background in complex commercial and personal injury litigation. She fights zealously for her clients in the courtroom and cares strongly about their emotional health and healing.

Raina earned her Bachelor of Business Administration degree with high honors from The McComb School of Business at The University of Texas at Austin where she was on the Dean’s Honor List all four years and was selected to be a member of the National Business Honor Society. Raina earned her Juris Doctor with high honors from The University of Texas School of Law. At The University of Texas School of Law Raina was awarded the Carrington, Coleman, Sloman & Blumenthal Academic Excellence Award for earning the highest overall GPA in her first year. She was selected to be on the Texas Law Review and served as an Associate Editor of the Texas Law Review. Raina was also selected to join Order of the Coif, National Law Honor Society for the top 10% of United States Law School graduates.Raina has represented both plaintiffs and defendants and has worked with several prominent, international law firms.

Raina's courtroom experience on both sides of the aisle provides her with a strong understanding of all aspects of the litigation process and what it takes to achieve the best result for her clients.

Raina’s experience includes personal injury, wrongful death, products liability, medical malpractice, group insurance, premises liability, breach of contract, DTPA, fraud and automobile liability. She has appeared in both Federal and State Court and has jury trial and bench trial experience. Raina also has extensive appellate experience including oral arguments before the Court of Appeals.

At The Ammons Law Firm, Raina’s focus is on representation of Plaintiffs in personal injury and products liability litigation. She dedicates herself to seeking justice for those who have suffered due to the negligence or faulty products of others.

  • $11 Million Wrongful Death

    Ammons Law Firm’s clients were passengers in a vehicle accident when the driver lost control resulting in serious injuries and deaths.

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  • The National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Lawyers
  • National Board of Trial Advocacy
  • Martindale-Hubble AV PREEMINENT
  • American Board of Trial Advocates
  • Best Lawyers - Robert Ammons
  • Expertise Best Personal Injury Attorneys in Houston
  • Texas Trial Lawyers Association
  • Best Lawyer
  • Martindale-Hubbell® AV Preeminent®
  • Board Certified

Credentials

Education

  • Bachelor of Business Administration with Honors, 1989, The University of Texas, Austin, Texas

  • Juris Doctor with Honors, 1992, The University of Texas School of Law, Austin, Texas

Admissions

  • State Bar of Texas, 1992
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas
  • The Supreme Court of the United States
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit

Awards & Accolades

  • Order of the Coif
  • Carrington, Coleman, Sloman & Blumenthal Academic Excellence Award
  • Bankston, Wright & Greenhill Award in Tort Law

Our Clients. Their Stories.

    "Rob will devote the resources necessary to sort out any complex matter and get the best possible result for the client."

    - Louis H., Referral Attorney

    "The office staff was always courteous and prompt in responding."

    - Anne P.

    "I can say with confidence that The Ammons Law Firm is the very best."

    - Former Client

    "Wonderful & hardworking lawyers."

    - Jose Angel M.

    “Rob fought for me like no man has fought for me. The Ammons Law Firm is a law firm that seeks out justice, righteousness for those who have suffered and I can now move forward in my life.”

    - Joe C.

    "Wonderful & hardworking lawyers."

    - Kenny N.
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