Member Profile: Alice Oliver-Parrott

Alice Oliver-Parrott
Alice Oliver-Parrott, P.C.
800 Commerce Street
Houston, TX 77002
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Tel: (713) 222-6338
Fax: (713) 222-6334

TX Chapter:

ADR Services Include:

Mediation; Arbitration; Early Neutral Evaluation; Discovery Referee; Mini-Trial Judge; Special Master


Alice Oliver-Parrott has substantive case experience in the following areas...

Banking & Finance
Class Actions
Contract Disputes
Eminent Domain
Energy Sector (Oil, Gas)
Health Care
Intellectual Property
Legal Malpractice
Libel & Slander
Media & Communications
Medical Malpractice
Personal Injury
Premises Liability
Product Liability
Professional Liability
Real Estate
Shareholder Disputes
Wrongful Death



Alice Oliver-Parrott has enjoyed a distinguished career as a trial lawyer, trial judge, Chief Justice of the First Court of Appeals, and now, as a mediator and arbitrator. Judge Oliver-Parrott is accomplished in resolving virtually all types of commercial and general civil litigation matters, including class actions and complex cases involving international contracts. Consistently, listed in Best Lawyers in America and as a Texas Monthly "Super Lawyer" Judge Oliver-Parrott has been recognized as the Outstanding Civil Trial Judge by the Texas Civil Trial Specialists Association, the Texas Trial Lawyer of the Year by the Texas Chapters of the American Board of Trial Advocates, and the Outstanding Young Lawyer of Texas by the State Bar of Texas.

Most importantly, Judge Oliver-Parrott combines the experience and intellect needed to understand and appreciate the complexities of each dispute with the common sense and diligence required to achieve resolution. Judge Oliver-Parrott's enthusiasm and cordiality help make even the most difficult situations tolerable, and her dedication to resolving disputes delivers results.

Judge Oliver-Parrott has been a mediator and arbitrator since 1996 and has successfully resolved hundreds of diverse disputes including antitrust, construction contracts and practices, insurance coverage, intellectual property, oil and gas and energy, securities, mass torts and individual personal injuries, eminent domain, labor/management disputes, real estate and international business.


  • Baylor University School of Law, J.D., 1975
  • Southwestern University, B.A., 1973
  • Richmond College, University of London, 1971-1972
  • Schiller College, Kleiningersheim, Germany, Summer 1969

Memberships & Affiliations

State Bar of Texas

  • Vice Chair, Judicial Relations Committee, 1995-1996
  • Chair, Judicial Curriculum Section, 1991
  • Vice Chairperson, Litigation Council, 1989-1990
  • Secretary, Litigation Council, 1988-1989
  • Treasurer, Litigation Council, 1987-1988
  • Member, Litigation Council, 1986-1991
  • Statewide Rules Committee, 1988
  • Grievance Committee, 1979-1985
  • Texas Bar Foundation Fellow, 1982-present
  • Houston Bar Foundation Fellow, 1983-present
  • Texas Trial Lawyers Association (Board of Directors, 1996-2001 Associate Board of Directors, 1981-1996 Sustaining Member, 1981-2008)


Alice Oliver-Parrott is a member of our TX chapter, The Texas Academy of Distinguished Neutrals, the state's premier roster of attorney mediators and arbitrators. The TADN profile includes more specific local information, such as counties and regions served, and can be visited directly at


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