The Lawyers of Distinction is pleased to announce that Sydney Meriwether, of Houston, Texas, has been certified as a member. The Lawyers of Distinction is recognized as the fastest growing community of distinguished lawyers in the United States. Lawyers of Distinction shall not offer membership to more than 10% of attorneys in any given state. Members are accepted based upon objective evaluation of an attorney’s qualifications, license, reputation, experience, and disciplinary history.
About Sydney Meriwether
Sydney was raised in Pasadena, Texas. She received her Bachelor of Arts in 2004 from Stephen F. Austin State University. After graduating from college, Sydney worked for Houston’s Mayor Bill White as an executive communications specialist and special projects manager. Her experience with Mayor White included housing victims of Hurricane Katrina and Hurricane Rita and providing emergency services and supplies to seniors during the aftermath of Hurricane Ike. Sydney also managed energy and sustainability projects, delivering programs to low-income families across Houston.
While working full-time, Sydney earned her Doctorate of Jurisprudence from South Texas College of Law in Houston, Texas. She is licensed by the Supreme Court of Texas and eligible to practice in all Texas courts and the United States District Court for the Northern, Southern, Western and Eastern Districts.
Since graduating from law school, Sydney has worked on personal injury cases involving motor vehicle collisions, trucking collisions and premises liability. She has also handled estate probates including estates with and without wills. Sydney’s practice focuses on products liability cases and she represents various clients, which include seriously injured people and families who have lost one or more loved ones due to the negligence of another person and/or company. Sydney has first chair jury trial experience.
As a personal injury attorney, Sydney has demonstrated a remarkable ability for obtaining substantial settlements on behalf of her clients in a timely manner, often settling complex cases in a matter of months, saving her clients time and maximizing their financial gains.
In March 2016, Sydney became a Partner with The Ammons Law Firm.
- Member, Texas Trial Lawyers Association
- Member, Houston Trial Lawyers Association
- Member, Board of Trustees, KIPP Academy Houston, Texas
- Member, Attorney Information Exchange Group
- Member, Young Lawyers’ Committee Chair, Attorneys Information Exchange Group
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The selection process includes evaluating nominees’ experience, honors, case results, certifications, representative clients, professional activities, community service and other criteria. Visit www.lawyersofdistinction.com for further details concerning membership qualification.