Frank O. Carroll III - Associate

2800 Post Oak Blvd.
Floor 57
Houston, TX 77056


Mr. Carroll practices in the firm’s trial and appellate groups and has represented individuals and corporations in a variety of legal disputes ranging from catastrophic injury to complex commercial litigation.

After completing his undergraduate studies at The University of California at San Diego, Mr. Carroll attended the University of Houston Law Center where he received his Juris Doctor.  During his tenure at UHLC, Mr. Carroll worked for the Honorable Jennifer Walker Elrod at the United States Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals and the Honorable Gray Miller at the United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas. Mr. Carroll also served as a Notes & Comments Editor for the Houston Law Review, was an Executive on the Board of Advocates and the Moot Court Board, a pupil in the Garland R. Walker American Inn of Court, and served as a teaching assistant tutoring first year Torts and Constitutional Law.

Mr. Carroll has the distinction of being one of the winningest advocates in University of Houston Law Center history. Mr. Carroll was the U.S. National Champion and International Finalist, placing 2nd in the world, at the Willem C. Vis (Hong Kong) International Commercial Arbitration Moot Court Competition, and received many more awards throughout his time at law school.

Mr. Carroll is the Editor-In-Chief of, an appellate law blog for non-appellate lawyers, and coaches moot court and mock trial at the University of Houston Law Center. He frequently writes papers and gives presentations on updates to the Texas Rules of Civil Procedure.

Practice Areas 
General Liability
Appellate Law
Complex Commercial Litigation
Professional Liability
Oil and Gas Law

J.D., Certificate in Advanced Commercial Arbitration–Domestic & International,
University of Houston Law Center
B.A., University of California at San Diego, with honors; Phi Beta Kappa
Texas Certified Mediator

Member, The College of the State Bar of Texas
Member, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators
Member, Garland R. Walker American Inn of Court
Member, American Bar Association
Member, Houston Bar Association
Member, Houston Young Lawyers Association
Member, Texas Young Lawyers Association
Member, Phi Beta Kappa

Bar Admissions
State Bar of Texas
Unites States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
All Federal District Courts in Texas

All Federal Bankruptcy Courts in Texas