George Arnold earned his bachelor’s degree from Baylor University in 1989 and his law degree from Baylor Law School in 1992. Following graduation from law school, George returned to Houston. For the past 25 years, George has represented individuals, small businesses, insurers, and large corporations in both State and Federal courts throughout Texas. In addition to his civil trial practice, George has handled appeals in various Texas Courts of Appeals and in the U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals. More recently, George has served as lead trial counsel in Multidistrict Litigation in Harris County and Hidalgo County as a result of the hurricanes and other catastrophic weather events striking Texas since 2005.
George is currently a Partner at Thompson, Coe, Cousins & Irons in Houston where he is Section Leader for the Houston office’s Insurance Litigation Section and Chairperson of the firm’s Diversity Committee. In 2012, George was elected as a Fellow into the Texas Bar Foundation. He occasionally speaks at continuing legal education seminars and was a panelist at the 2013 University of Texas School of Law Insurance Law Institute in Houston.
A native Houstonian, George grew up in north Harris County and graduated from Aldine High School. He continues to reside in northwest Harris County and gives back to the community. George is a volunteer at Northwest Assistance Ministries and Habitat for Humanity and he has served on various Houston Bar Association committees – including the Special Olympics Committee, the AIDS Outreach Committee and the Law Week Committee. He has also represented individuals through the Houston Volunteer Lawyers Program and volunteered with the Houston Bar Association’s LegalLine.