Attorney at
Mounce, Green, Myers, Safi, Paxson & Galatzan Law Firm

Carl H. Green

   

Mr. Green’s principal areas of practice include Insurance Defense, Bad Faith/Extra-contractual Litigation, Representation of Excess Insurance Carriers, Representation of Interstate Carriers, Transportation Law, Securities Litigation, Professional Malpractice, Products Liability, Workers’ Compensation, Labor/Employment Litigation, Non-Subscriber Representation and Toxic Tort Litigation.

Mr. Green is certified in the practice of Personal Injury Trial Law and Civil Trial Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.

Education

University of Texas at El Paso, B.A. Political Science with High Honors (1973)

University of Texas at Austin, J.D. with Honors (1976)

University of Texas at El Paso, B.A. Political Science with High Honors (1973)

University of Texas at Austin, J.D. with Honors (1976)

Professional Recognition

Board Certifed, Civil Trial Law and Personal Injury Law

2015 Named Texas Super Lawyer and ranked in the Texas Top 100 Lawyers and Top 50 Lawyer for the Central and West Texas Region - Thomson Reuters as published in Texas Monthly Magazine

2015 The Best Lawyers in America – 22nd Edition – Selected Lawyer of the Year – Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants – El Paso by Woodward White, Inc.

2015 Selected Master, George A. McAlmon Chapter of the American Inns of Court

2014 The Best Lawyers in America – 21st Edition

2014 Duncan – McAlmon Civility Award – El Paso Chapter of the American Bar Association

2011-2012 Outstanding Senior Lawyer Award, El Paso Young Lawyers Association

2011 Advisory Committee Member – Law School Preparation Institute – University of Texas at El Paso

2011 Member, Civil Trial Law Advisory Commission, State Bar of Texas

2011 Named Texas Super Lawyer by Thomson Reuters as published in Texas Monthly Magazine.

2010 Named Texas Super Lawyer by Thomson Reuters as published in Texas Monthly Magazine.

2010-Present College of Liberal Arts Advisory Committee, University of Texas at El Paso

2009 Named Texas Super Lawyer by Thomson Reuters as published in Texas Monthly Magazine.

2008 Panel Chairman, District 17A Grievance Committee, State Bar of Texas.

2008 Named Texas Super Lawyer and Designated Top 50 Lawyer for Central and West Texas Region by Thomson Reuters as published in Texas Monthly Magazine.

2007 Named Texas Super Lawyer and Designated Top 50 Lawyer for Central and West Texas Region by Thomson Reuters as published in Texas Monthly Magazine.

2006 Named Texas Super Lawyer and Designated Top 50 Lawyer for Central and West Texas Region by Thomson Reuters as published in Texas Monthly Magazine.

2005 Named Texas Super Lawyer by Thomson Reuters as published in Texas Monthly Magazine.

2004 Named Texas Super Lawyer by Thomson Reuters as published in Texas Monthly Magazine.

2003-2009 Member, District 17A Grievance Committee, State Bar of Texas (Panel/ Chair-2008-2009).

2003 Named Texas Super Lawyer by Thomson Reuters as published in Texas Monthly Magazine.

2002 Chairman, Government Relations Division - Greater El Paso Chamber of Commerce

2001-2004 El Paso Business Leadership Council

2000-2005 Member - Executive Committee of the Greater El Paso Chamber of Commerce

2000 City of El Paso Charter Revision Ad Hoc Committee

1999 University of Texas at El Paso Gold Nugget Award - Outstanding Alumnus - Liberal Arts

1999 Board Member, Child Advocacy Research Education Center, (C.A.R.E.), Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center

1998-2008 Member, Board of Directors of the Greater El Paso Chamber of Commerce

1996-2004 Member of Board of Directors for Advocacy Center for the Children of El Paso

1995 President, El Paso Chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates

1993-1996 Texas Air Control Board El Paso/Juarez Small Business Advisory Committee

1992 Boone & Crockett Club

1992-1995 Member, UTEP Alumni Association Board of Directors

1992-1995 Member, Board of Trustees, St. Clement's Episcopal Parish School

1991-Present Ducks Unlimited

1990 Texas Bar Foundation-Life Fellow

1989-2002 Member, American Law Firm Association Transportation Law Committee

1987 Admiral, Texas Navy

1987-1993 Director, Sun Bowl Association

1987 Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation

1987-1990 Member, District 17A Grievance Committee, State Bar of Texas

1986-1991 The President's Associates of the University of Texas at El Paso

1986-1989 Member, District 17 Committee of Admissions - Supreme Court of Texas and State Board of Law Examiners

1987-Present Lee & Beulah Moor Children’s Home, Board of Directors/Board Counsel

1985 Chairman, El Paso County Bar Association Committee for Commemoration of 50th Year of United States Federal Courthouse in El Paso Member

1984-1986 Member, Leadership El Paso Curriculum Committee Chairman of Civil and Criminal Justice Program

1985 Booster Member, Combined Law Enforcement Associations of Texas (CLEAT)

UTEP Alumni Association

UTEP Alumni Association Distinguished Service Award

Matrix Society, University of Texas at El Paso

University of Texas Alumni Association
Director, University of Texas Law School Association

1984-1985 Chairman, El Paso County Bar Association
Criminal Justice Committee

1984-1985 General Counsel for El Paso Arts Alliance
Festival; Festival Executive Committee

1983-1984 Director, American Heart Association
Chairman, Trans-Mountain Run for Heart

1983-2008 Leadership El Paso Alumni Association

1983-1987 Secretary, El Paso Commission on Criminal Justice (Graves Commission)

1983-1984 Director, El Paso Symphony Orchestra
Kern Place Association

1983 Admiral, El Paso Navy

1983 Outstanding Young Lawyer of El Paso, Awarded by
El Paso Young Lawyers Association

1982-1983 Leadership of El Paso

1981-1982 Ex Officio Director of the El Paso County Bar Association

Texas Young Lawyers Association - (Member - International Law Committee, Special Committee for Study of Texas Bill of Rights)

Member, American Bar Association

1981-2011 Life Member, National Rifle Association

1981-1982 President, El Paso Young Lawyers Association

1980-1997 Legal Instructor, El Paso Apartment Association CAM Course

1980-1983 Sun Bowl Sales Committee Sun Bowl Carnival

1979-2008 Young Men's Christian Association
(Director 1997-1999)

1978-1983 Director, El Paso Young Lawyers Association

1976 Order of the Coif University of Texas School of Law Phi Delta Phi International Honorary

1973 Men and Women of Mines University of Texas at El Paso

1972-1973 Associate Justice
Student Council
University of Texas at El Paso

Board Certifed, Civil Trial Law and Personal Injury Law

2015 Named Texas Super Lawyer and ranked in the Texas Top 100 Lawyers and Top 50 Lawyer for the Central and West Texas Region - Thomson Reuters as published in Texas Monthly Magazine

2015 The Best Lawyers in America – 22nd Edition – Selected Lawyer of the Year – Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants – El Paso by Woodward White, Inc.

2015 Selected Master, George A. McAlmon Chapter of the American Inns of Court

2014 The Best Lawyers in America – 21st Edition

2014 Duncan – McAlmon Civility Award – El Paso Chapter of the American Bar Association

2011-2012 Outstanding Senior Lawyer Award, El Paso Young Lawyers Association

2011 Advisory Committee Member – Law School Preparation Institute – University of Texas at El Paso

2011 Member, Civil Trial Law Advisory Commission, State Bar of Texas

2011 Named Texas Super Lawyer by Thomson Reuters as published in Texas Monthly Magazine.

2010 Named Texas Super Lawyer by Thomson Reuters as published in Texas Monthly Magazine.

2010-Present College of Liberal Arts Advisory Committee, University of Texas at El Paso

2009 Named Texas Super Lawyer by Thomson Reuters as published in Texas Monthly Magazine.

2008 Panel Chairman, District 17A Grievance Committee, State Bar of Texas.

2008 Named Texas Super Lawyer and Designated Top 50 Lawyer for Central and West Texas Region by Thomson Reuters as published in Texas Monthly Magazine.

2007 Named Texas Super Lawyer and Designated Top 50 Lawyer for Central and West Texas Region by Thomson Reuters as published in Texas Monthly Magazine.

2006 Named Texas Super Lawyer and Designated Top 50 Lawyer for Central and West Texas Region by Thomson Reuters as published in Texas Monthly Magazine.

2005 Named Texas Super Lawyer by Thomson Reuters as published in Texas Monthly Magazine.

2004 Named Texas Super Lawyer by Thomson Reuters as published in Texas Monthly Magazine.

2003-2009 Member, District 17A Grievance Committee, State Bar of Texas (Panel/ Chair-2008-2009).

2003 Named Texas Super Lawyer by Thomson Reuters as published in Texas Monthly Magazine.

2002 Chairman, Government Relations Division - Greater El Paso Chamber of Commerce

2001-2004 El Paso Business Leadership Council

2000-2005 Member - Executive Committee of the Greater El Paso Chamber of Commerce

2000 City of El Paso Charter Revision Ad Hoc Committee

1999 University of Texas at El Paso Gold Nugget Award - Outstanding Alumnus - Liberal Arts

1999 Board Member, Child Advocacy Research Education Center, (C.A.R.E.), Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center

1998-2008 Member, Board of Directors of the Greater El Paso Chamber of Commerce

1996-2004 Member of Board of Directors for Advocacy Center for the Children of El Paso

1995 President, El Paso Chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates

1993-1996 Texas Air Control Board El Paso/Juarez Small Business Advisory Committee

1992 Boone & Crockett Club

1992-1995 Member, UTEP Alumni Association Board of Directors

1992-1995 Member, Board of Trustees, St. Clement's Episcopal Parish School

1991-Present Ducks Unlimited

1990 Texas Bar Foundation-Life Fellow

1989-2002 Member, American Law Firm Association Transportation Law Committee

1987 Admiral, Texas Navy

1987-1993 Director, Sun Bowl Association

1987 Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation

1987-1990 Member, District 17A Grievance Committee, State Bar of Texas

1986-1991 The President's Associates of the University of Texas at El Paso

1986-1989 Member, District 17 Committee of Admissions - Supreme Court of Texas and State Board of Law Examiners

1987-Present Lee & Beulah Moor Children’s Home, Board of Directors/Board Counsel

1985 Chairman, El Paso County Bar Association Committee for Commemoration of 50th Year of United States Federal Courthouse in El Paso Member

1984-1986 Member, Leadership El Paso Curriculum Committee Chairman of Civil and Criminal Justice Program

1985 Booster Member, Combined Law Enforcement Associations of Texas (CLEAT)

UTEP Alumni Association

UTEP Alumni Association Distinguished Service Award

Matrix Society, University of Texas at El Paso

University of Texas Alumni Association
Director, University of Texas Law School Association

1984-1985 Chairman, El Paso County Bar Association
Criminal Justice Committee

1984-1985 General Counsel for El Paso Arts Alliance
Festival; Festival Executive Committee

1983-1984 Director, American Heart Association
Chairman, Trans-Mountain Run for Heart

1983-2008 Leadership El Paso Alumni Association

1983-1987 Secretary, El Paso Commission on Criminal Justice (Graves Commission)

1983-1984 Director, El Paso Symphony Orchestra
Kern Place Association

1983 Admiral, El Paso Navy

1983 Outstanding Young Lawyer of El Paso, Awarded by
El Paso Young Lawyers Association

1982-1983 Leadership of El Paso

1981-1982 Ex Officio Director of the El Paso County Bar Association

Texas Young Lawyers Association - (Member - International Law Committee, Special Committee for Study of Texas Bill of Rights)

Member, American Bar Association

1981-2011 Life Member, National Rifle Association

1981-1982 President, El Paso Young Lawyers Association

1980-1997 Legal Instructor, El Paso Apartment Association CAM Course

1980-1983 Sun Bowl Sales Committee Sun Bowl Carnival

1979-2008 Young Men's Christian Association
(Director 1997-1999)

1978-1983 Director, El Paso Young Lawyers Association

1976 Order of the Coif University of Texas School of Law Phi Delta Phi International Honorary

1973 Men and Women of Mines University of Texas at El Paso

1972-1973 Associate Justice
Student Council
University of Texas at El Paso

Bar and Court Admissions

  • State Bar of Texas,1976
  • United States District Court, Western District of Texas
  • United States District Court, Southern District of Texas
  • United States Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit
  • Supreme Court of the United States



  • State Bar of Texas,1976
  • United States District Court, Western District of Texas
  • United States District Court, Southern District of Texas
  • United States Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit
  • Supreme Court of the United States



Professional and Community Activities

  • Federation of Defense & Corporate Council
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Advocate - American Board of Trial Advocates
  • Association of Defense Trial Attorneys
  • Texas Association of Defense Council
  • Federal Bar Association
  • El Paso County Bar Association
  • American Bar Association

  • Federation of Defense & Corporate Council
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Advocate - American Board of Trial Advocates
  • Association of Defense Trial Attorneys
  • Texas Association of Defense Council
  • Federal Bar Association
  • El Paso County Bar Association
  • American Bar Association

Publications and Presentations

Co-Author: Dismissals and Abatements by the Court of Criminal Appeals, Texas Bar Journal, January, 1978, Volume 41.

The Texas Bill of Rights, 1982 Film Production of Educational Film by Texas Bar Association, Member of Script and Research Sub Committee.

Litigation Strategies in Truck Accident Litigation, National Transportation Industry Symposium, American Law Firm Association, 1993.

Joint Venturing as an Alternative, National Transport Journal, American Law Firm Association, 1993.

Review of Texas Legal Developments, National Transport Journal, American Law Firm Association, 1993.

Bad Faith Litigation in Texas, National Business Institute, 1994.

Act Rejection and Non-Subscriber Litigation, American Society of Safety Engineers, 1993 - 1994.

Developments in Workers' Compensation Law and Texas Tort Law, Society for Human Resource Management, 1994.

Deposition Preparation for Risk Managers and Human Resource Directors, 1994.

Texas Court Imposes Duty of Good Faith and Fair Dealing on Non-Subscribing Employer, American Law Firm Association (ALFA) Transport Update, Winter, 1995.

Opportunities and Business Considerations for the Transportation Industry Under the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), ALFA (American Law Firm Association) 1995 Transportation Practice Group Fourth Annual Seminar, Navigating the Road Ahead, 1995.

Employee Torts, Texas Association of Business, 1995.

Proving and Disputing Damages in Texas, National Business Institute, 1995.

Spoliation Hits Texas, American Law Firm Association (ALFA) Transport Update, Spring 1997.

Duty Relating to Criminal Background Investigation of Drivers, American Law Firm Association (ALFA) Transport Update, Summer 1997.

Texas Supreme Court Update on Spoliation, Bystander Recovery, Mitigation Evidence on Punitive Damages, American Law Firm Association Transport Update, Fall 1998.

Ethics in Negotiation, Panel Member of Seminar Presented by El Paso County Bar Association, November 1998, El Paso, Texas.

The Rewards of Decency, Speaker, Ethics Seminar sponsored by St. Mary's University School of Law, El Paso, Texas, May 1999.

Fatal Accidents, American Law Firm Association Transport Update, Spring 1999.

Common Law Agency Test, American Law Firm Association Transport Update, Spring 1999.

Mexico Insurance Coverage, presented to the Federation of Insurance Women of Texas, 56th Annual Convention Program, Galveston, Texas, October 20, 2000.

Prompt Payment of Claims and Claims Handling, presented to the Federation of Insurance Women of Texas, 56th Annual Convention, Galveston, Texas, October 21, 2000.

Mexican Truck Access to United States, American Law Firm Association (ALFA) Transport Update, Spring 2001.

Vicarious Liability for Acts of Owner/Operators, presented to American Law Firm Association Transportation Seminar, April 2001, Rancho Mirage, California.

Deposing the Plaintiff, Texas Association of Defense Council - December 16, 2003.

Fifth Circuit Rejects Fibromyalgia Syndrome Claim, American Law Firm Association (ALFA) Transport Update, Seminar 2003.

Cross Examination of Sympathetic Plaintiffs in Catastrophic Injury Cases, presented to American Law Firm Association Transportation Seminar, April 2005, Lake Las Vegas, Nevada

Mediation with the Aggressive Approach, presented to American Law Firm Transportation Seminar, April 2007.

Daubert Compendium, presented at Texas Association of Defense Counsel Seminar - El Paso, Texas, November 9, 2007.

T.A.D.C. Experts on Experts, Moderator of Seminar, El Paso, Texas, November 9, 2007.

Investigation of Catastrophic Truck Accidents, El Paso County Bar Association 12th Annual Civil Trial Seminar, Las Vegas, Nevada, February 15-16, 2008.

Mandatory Insurer Reporting of Medicare Allocations – Liability Claims, American Law Firm Association Transportation Seminar, April 28, 2010

Mandatory Insurer Reporting of Medicare Allocations – Private Causes of Action, American Law Firm International, 2010 Transportation Group Seminar, April 28-30, 2010 Marco Island, Florida.

Investigation of Catastrophic Truck Accidents, Texas Association of Defense Counsel Spring Meeting April 25-29, 2012, Santa Fe, New Mexico.

Accounting Malpractice, Conflicts and Fiduciary Duty, Presented to the El Paso Chapter of the Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants, October 23, 2012.

The Intersection of Criminal and Civil Law, El Paso County Bar Association 17th Annual Civil Trial Seminar, February 15 and 16, 2013, Las Vegas, Nevada.

Investigation of Catastrophic Truck Accidents, El Paso County Bar Association 19th Annual Civil Trial Seminar, February 12-14, 2015 Las Vegas, Nevada.

Bartlett & Green, Update on Texas Defamation Cases, T.A.D.C. Defamation/Libel/Slander Newsletter, Spring 2015.

Co-Author: Dismissals and Abatements by the Court of Criminal Appeals, Texas Bar Journal, January, 1978, Volume 41.

The Texas Bill of Rights, 1982 Film Production of Educational Film by Texas Bar Association, Member of Script and Research Sub Committee.

Litigation Strategies in Truck Accident Litigation, National Transportation Industry Symposium, American Law Firm Association, 1993.

Joint Venturing as an Alternative, National Transport Journal, American Law Firm Association, 1993.

Review of Texas Legal Developments, National Transport Journal, American Law Firm Association, 1993.

Bad Faith Litigation in Texas, National Business Institute, 1994.

Act Rejection and Non-Subscriber Litigation, American Society of Safety Engineers, 1993 - 1994.

Developments in Workers' Compensation Law and Texas Tort Law, Society for Human Resource Management, 1994.

Deposition Preparation for Risk Managers and Human Resource Directors, 1994.

Texas Court Imposes Duty of Good Faith and Fair Dealing on Non-Subscribing Employer, American Law Firm Association (ALFA) Transport Update, Winter, 1995.

Opportunities and Business Considerations for the Transportation Industry Under the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), ALFA (American Law Firm Association) 1995 Transportation Practice Group Fourth Annual Seminar, Navigating the Road Ahead, 1995.

Employee Torts, Texas Association of Business, 1995.

Proving and Disputing Damages in Texas, National Business Institute, 1995.

Spoliation Hits Texas, American Law Firm Association (ALFA) Transport Update, Spring 1997.

Duty Relating to Criminal Background Investigation of Drivers, American Law Firm Association (ALFA) Transport Update, Summer 1997.

Texas Supreme Court Update on Spoliation, Bystander Recovery, Mitigation Evidence on Punitive Damages, American Law Firm Association Transport Update, Fall 1998.

Ethics in Negotiation, Panel Member of Seminar Presented by El Paso County Bar Association, November 1998, El Paso, Texas.

The Rewards of Decency, Speaker, Ethics Seminar sponsored by St. Mary's University School of Law, El Paso, Texas, May 1999.

Fatal Accidents, American Law Firm Association Transport Update, Spring 1999.

Common Law Agency Test, American Law Firm Association Transport Update, Spring 1999.

Mexico Insurance Coverage, presented to the Federation of Insurance Women of Texas, 56th Annual Convention Program, Galveston, Texas, October 20, 2000.

Prompt Payment of Claims and Claims Handling, presented to the Federation of Insurance Women of Texas, 56th Annual Convention, Galveston, Texas, October 21, 2000.

Mexican Truck Access to United States, American Law Firm Association (ALFA) Transport Update, Spring 2001.

Vicarious Liability for Acts of Owner/Operators, presented to American Law Firm Association Transportation Seminar, April 2001, Rancho Mirage, California.

Deposing the Plaintiff, Texas Association of Defense Council - December 16, 2003.

Fifth Circuit Rejects Fibromyalgia Syndrome Claim, American Law Firm Association (ALFA) Transport Update, Seminar 2003.

Cross Examination of Sympathetic Plaintiffs in Catastrophic Injury Cases, presented to American Law Firm Association Transportation Seminar, April 2005, Lake Las Vegas, Nevada

Mediation with the Aggressive Approach, presented to American Law Firm Transportation Seminar, April 2007.

Daubert Compendium, presented at Texas Association of Defense Counsel Seminar - El Paso, Texas, November 9, 2007.

T.A.D.C. Experts on Experts, Moderator of Seminar, El Paso, Texas, November 9, 2007.

Investigation of Catastrophic Truck Accidents, El Paso County Bar Association 12th Annual Civil Trial Seminar, Las Vegas, Nevada, February 15-16, 2008.

Mandatory Insurer Reporting of Medicare Allocations – Liability Claims, American Law Firm Association Transportation Seminar, April 28, 2010

Mandatory Insurer Reporting of Medicare Allocations – Private Causes of Action, American Law Firm International, 2010 Transportation Group Seminar, April 28-30, 2010 Marco Island, Florida.

Investigation of Catastrophic Truck Accidents, Texas Association of Defense Counsel Spring Meeting April 25-29, 2012, Santa Fe, New Mexico.

Accounting Malpractice, Conflicts and Fiduciary Duty, Presented to the El Paso Chapter of the Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants, October 23, 2012.

The Intersection of Criminal and Civil Law, El Paso County Bar Association 17th Annual Civil Trial Seminar, February 15 and 16, 2013, Las Vegas, Nevada.

Investigation of Catastrophic Truck Accidents, El Paso County Bar Association 19th Annual Civil Trial Seminar, February 12-14, 2015 Las Vegas, Nevada.

Bartlett & Green, Update on Texas Defamation Cases, T.A.D.C. Defamation/Libel/Slander Newsletter, Spring 2015.