Joseph Marcum

Joseph Marcum

Areas of Practice

Oil and Gas Litigation, Commercial Litigation; Personal injury Defense.


Mr. Marcum attended the University of Michigan.  He graduated in 1987 with a B.A. in Political Science with honorsHe then attended the University of Arkansas School of Law.  He was selected as a member of the Law Review in 1989.  He authored an article which was published in the University of Arkansas Law Review, Mitchell v. State:  the Continuing Erosion of the Peremptory Challenge in Equal Protection Litigation, 42 Ark L. Rev. 1093 (1989).  He graduated in 1990 with a Juris Doctorate Degree with Honors.


Mr. Marcum has been a practicing attorney in Corpus Christi for 27 years.  His primary focus is in oil and gas litigation, large commercial disputes and significant personal injury litigation.  As lead counsel, he has tried and won numerous jury and non-jury trials for his clients.  He has tried cases in state district courts from the Rio Grande Valley to central Texas.  He has also litigated cases in numerous federal courts.


State Bar of Texas, 1991; United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas, 1991


Corpus Christi Bar Association, State Bar of Texas, and American Bar Association


Mr. Marcum and his wife, Karen are proud parents of four children.  They are actively involved in their children’s extracurricular academic and sporting activities.  Mr. Marcum enjoys coaching youth sports and enjoys salt water fishing when time permits.

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