About Us

The appellate practice of Orgain Bell & Tucker, LLP offers the Beaumont Court of Appeals Blog to provide insight and commentary on opinions out of the Beaumont COA and related topics to trial attorneys in need of local expertise. 

Jefferson W. Fisher


Jefferson is a skilled legal writer and oral advocate. On top of his considerable appellate and mandamus experience, he specializes in revisory writing of briefs to reshape content structure, recraft sentence sharpness, and polish arguments into plain English. Full bio here.




Julia T. Matheny


Julia carries with her a strong background of appellate experience over a wide spectrum of civil matters. Prior to her practice with OBT, she worked at Baker Botts in Houston and also served as a staff attorney at the Ninth Court of Appeals. Full bio here.




Wil Thorne


Wil applies his written advocacy and research skills to provide consistent, reliable work product. Prior to joining OBT, he served as a law clerk with the Honorable Justice Michael Massengale of the Texas First Court of Appeals in Houston, Texas. Full bio here.

Since 1907, OBT has earned a reputation for legal excellence by serving the needs of Beaumont and Southeast Texas.

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