The Forbes Firm, PLLC
Lucy H. Forbes
(832) 620-3030

Board Certified Civil Appellate Law - Texas Board of Legal Specialization

Civil Appeals
Motion Practice and Trial Support
About Us

Lucy Forbes is a lawyer with extensive experience in civil appellate law, having handled all aspects of an appeal.  She also provides motion practice and trial support to trial lawyers, including drafting post-verdict and post-judgment motions and jury charges. She is Board Certified in Civil Appellate Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.  Before starting her own practice, she worked as a trial associate at Baker Botts, as a staff attorney at the Fourteenth Court of Appeals, and as an appellate associate at Wright, Brown & Close.

Ms. Forbes graduated from Baylor Law School in 1998 in the top 9% of her class. She was the Managing Editor of the Baylor Law Review. She graduated in 1993 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology, and a minor in Chemistry, from the University of Houston, Main Campus.

Ms. Forbes

  • has been selected as a Texas Super Lawyer* in 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012
    Texas Super Lawyers Rising Star* 2011

    *Texas Super Lawyer and Rising Star honors as presented by Super Lawyers in Texas Monthly.

  • completed a three year term on council in the Houston Bar Association Appellate Section, having served as chairwoman of the following committees: Pro Bono, Speakers, and Outreach.
  • is a member of the Appellate Sections of the Houston Bar Association and the Texas State Bar. 
  • has handled appeals in the  United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit; The Texas Supreme Court; the First and Fourteenth Courts of Appeals in Houston; and the Texarkana, Eastland, San Antonio, Corpus Christi, and Beaumont Courts of Appeals. 
  • is admitted to practice in all Texas Courts, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, the United States District Court in the Southern District of Texas, and the United States District Court in the Northern District of Texas.

Ms. Forbes is a 300-hour RYS Certified Yoga Instructor and teaches vinyasa yoga. She is also a runner, having run 14 marathons, including in Houston, Austin, Chicago, San Diego, San Francisco, Long Beach, Phoenix, and New York.  

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