Linda Broocks

President
Founding Members, Executive Committee
Class of '78

Linda is a partner at Kean Miller LLP, where she handles trials and appeals of complex commercial, securities, real estate, personal injury, and employment cases. In addition to being Board Certified in Civil Trial Law and Civil Appellate Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization and a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates, Linda is also a certified mediator, with experience mediating a variety of civil suits, and an arbitrator for the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority.

Linda has earned the distinction of Super Lawyer by Law & Politics Magazine in civil litigation defense in every year of voting.  She was selected as a 2000 Woman on the Move by the Houston Chronicle, Channel 11 and Texas Executive Women, a 2017 Premier Woman in the Law by the Association of Women Attorneys, and the inaugural Member of the Year by Southeastern Women in Financial Services in 2018.

She is a board member and past president of the Texas Association of Civil Trial and Appellate Specialists, a council member and chair-elect of the Appellate Practice Section, past chair of the HBA Securities Litigation & Arbitration Section, a member of the board and past president of the Propane Gas Defense Association, and a member of the Compliance and Legal Society of the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association. She is a sustaining life fellow and former Vice Chair of the Houston Bar Foundation and an instructor for the National Institute of Trial Advocacy.

In addition to maintaining an active law practice, Linda is also a filmmaker, having written, directed and produced the award-winning documentary, Mother’s Day, the Forgotten Victims of Death Row, which presents the poignant stories of five mothers of death row inmates. She is currently working on a new film concerning sex trafficking in the United States.

Linda graduated from Rice University with a B.A. in Political Science and Behavioral Sciences, and received her J.D. with honors from the University of Texas School of Law.