Kiernan McAlpine is a native Texan. In 2005, Kiernan graduated Summa Cum Laude from Middlebury College in Vermont, where he majored in Political Science. After graduating from Middlebury with high honors, he earned his Juris Doctorate from the University of Texas School of Law in Austin. In addition to academic accomplishments, Kiernan had the prestigious distinction and honor of clerking with the Texas Supreme Court.
After graduating from the University of Texas School of Law in 2008, Kiernan worked for several years on a number of important cases, including those arising out of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, providing Kiernan extensive knowledge of offshore incidents and their effects on. Since 2011, he has made a name for himself as a resilient plaintiff’s lawyer.
Kiernan’s number one goal: To provide the highest level of legal representation for individuals who have been injured or harmed. He will tirelessly and aggressively fight against insurance companies and powerful corporations, who seek to deny justice to hardworking Americans. Through his extensive and varied experience, he has obtained trial verdicts and hundreds of successful recoveries for his clients. It is proven that Kiernan has a tremendous commitment to doing what it takes not only to win, but also to maximize recovery for his deserving clients.
His practice focuses on trucking accident cases, offshore and Jones Act cases, and catastrophic personal injury cases, involving premises liability and motor vehicle accidents. He is also a trained mediator and arbitrator. Kiernan is licensed to practice in the State of Texas and the Southern District of Texas.
When not working, Kiernan enjoys reading, sports, exercising, and exploring new sides of Houston and the world with his beautiful wife and fellow attorney, Melissa. He is an active member of Houston Trial Lawyers Association, Houston Young Lawyers Association, Houston Bar Association, and American Bar Association.
Ultimately, winning for his injured clients is an every day, lifelong goal – one to which Kiernan will always show tremendous determination and commitment to each and every case.