After earning his Juris Doctorate at the University of Houston Law School, Justice Seymore initiated and maintained a successful civil litigation practice. He tried more than eighty cases in State and Federal courts throughout Texas. His clients prevailed in 90% of cases tried to a jury verdict. Justice Seymore received an “AV” rating from Martindale-Hubbell, the highest peer review rating for competence and character in the law profession. During seventeen years as a first-chair litigator, Justice Seymore focused primarily on personal injury and insurance contract disputes. He also represented clients in cases that involved professional liability, products liability, construction contract, real estate, property damage, commercial transactions, and related business disputes.
Justice Seymore served on the Fourteenth Court of Appeals in Houston, Texas from January 1, 2001 through December 31, 2012. While serving as an appellate judge, he authored or participated in opinions on criminal, family, professional liability, attorney misconduct, personal injury, insurance contract disputes, oil and gas production and transmission, and various commercial transaction cases.