Paul-Michael M. DusekAssociate
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Paul-Michael Dusek is an associate in the Houston office of Kean Miller. He joined the firm in 2023 and practices in the offshore energy and marine litigation group. After earning his master’s degree, Paul-Michael served as a law clerk to the Honorable W. Edwin Denman of the 412th District Court in Texas.
Paul-Michael has extensive discovery, deposition, and mediation experience. He also has experience with personal injury, auto collisions, construction defects, and premises liability.
While in law school, Paul-Michael was a Regional Semifinalist and won Best Brief for Appellee in the AIPLA Moot Court Competition, and won Best Team in the Abraham Watkins Mock Trial Tournament. He received a CALI Award for the highest grade in Environmental Law. Paul-Michael was also a member of the Garland R. Walker Inns of Court and Phi Alpha Delta. While in graduate school, Paul-Michael was named a Research Grant Recipient for Original Research by the William P. Clements Center for Southwest Studies.
- Second chair for six-day personal injury/DTPA trial where plaintiff sough potential $1.5 million recovery.
- Drafted motion for summary judgment convincing Houston judge to adopt Waco and Austin appellate court rulings in opposition to local precedent that allow client’s claim to survive summary judgment and fully recover.
- Drafted Mandamus instructing federal judge in Beaumont to appoint translator for federal immigration/criminal proceedings.
Paul-Michael earned his J.D. from the South Texas College of Law in 2015. He earned his M.A. in American History from Southern Methodist University in 2012 and his B.A. in History and Philosophy from Texas A&M University in 2005.
Admitted, Texas, 2015; United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas
- Boy Scouts of America, Eagle Scout, Order of the Arrow
- Brazoria County Bar Association
- Fort Bend County Bar Association
- Houston Bar Association
- Houston Young Lawyer Foundation
- Insurance Law Section of the State Bar of Texas, Young Lawyer Subcommittee
- Patronage Power: LBJ, the LCRA, and the Rural Electrification Administration: 1937-1939, presented as part of his master’s degree requirements at Southern Methodist University
- Angleton ISD Education Foundation, Vice President of Governance, Board of Directors
- Society of St. Stephen, Brazoria County, IT Manager