Edward M. Carstarphen

Practice Areas: Civil Litigation; Construction Litigation; Class Actions; Internet Law; Intellectual Property Litigation; Civil Appeals.

Admitted: 1982, Texas; 1983, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas; 1984, U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit

Law School: University of Texas at Austin, J.D., 1982.

College: Vanderbilt University, B.A., cum laude, 1979.

Member: State Bar of Texas.

Biography: Phi Delta Phi. Member, American Journal of Criminal Law, 1980-1982. Recipient, University of Texas Law School Foundation Merit Scholarship, 1981. Author: "Product Defects" in Edgar & Sales, Texas Torts & Remedies (Matthew Bender & Co. 1988); Keeping Up with Medical Malpractice, 26 Houston Lawyer 39 (July-August 1988): Preservation of Indemnity Rights Among Strictly Liable Tortfeasors, 48 Tex. Bar J. 268 (1985); Comparative Causation, Contribution and Indemnity in Texas, 4 Review of Litigation 1 (1984). Law Clerk to the Honorable William J. Cornelius, Chief Justice, Court of Appeals, Sixth District of Texas. Fellow, Texas Bar Foundation. (Board Certified, Civil Trial Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization)