Results-Driven Personal Injury Firm in Beaumont, TX
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Attorney Clay Dugas

Experienced, Dedicated & Relentless

Everyone knows that in any profession, the most trusted practitioners are those who have earned their stripes through hard work and successful outcomes. Attorney Clay Dugas is a man who fully represents that concept in the area of personal injury law. At Clay Dugas and Associates, we are proud to serve under the leadership of such an example of total commitment to the protection and well-being of our clients and our entire Southeast Texas community.

After graduating from Baylor University School of Law, Attorney Clay Dugas began practicing law in 1981. Since that time, he has gone on to achieve many successes, honors, and accolades. In 1992, he earned Board Certification in Personal Injury Trial Law from the Texas Board of Legal Specialization which makes him an “expert” in his field. Our firm has subsequently handled over 200 jury trials. Many of our verdicts and settlements have broken records for Southeast Texas and we take on cases have ranged from medical birth defect claims to industrial accidents, maritime incidents, multiple fatality trucking accidents, electrocutions, drownings, and falls. Mr. Dugas is especially dedicated to making America’s highways safer for all drivers by doggedly going after commercial trucking companies that break the rules and endanger the public. He specializes in personal injury cases involving 18-wheeler accidents, wrongful deaths, and workplace and industrial accidents.

In his spare time, Mr. Dugas pursues numerous charitable activities including summer youth camps, Semper Fi, Living Water, Wounded Warriors, and Family Services of Southeast Texas. Mr. Dugas has previously served on Habitat for Humanity’s Board of Directors. He is married to Shannon LeDoux Dugas, and they have four kids: Frances, Will, Alex, and Logan.

Awards & Accolades

  • 2005: AV Preeminent® Rated by Martindale-Hubbell®
  • 2007 and 2008: American Trial Lawyer’s Association Top 100 Trial Lawyers
  • 2008 – 2017: Texas Super Lawyers®
  • 2014, 2015, 2017: Best Lawyers in America®
  • Academy of Truck Accident Attorneys Certification
  • Trial Lawyers Board of Regents Litigator Award
  • Appearing for nine consecutive years in “Record Verdicts and Settlements”
  • 10/10 Avvo Rating
  • BBB Accredited Firm

    Associations & Memberships

    • Personal Injury Trial Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization, 1992
    • Million Dollar Advocates Forum
    • The Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum
    • Texas Trial Lawyers Association
    • American Association for Justice
    • Texas Bar Association
    • The Litigation Counsel of America
    • National Citizen’s Coalition For Nursing Home Reform
    • American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children

      Help is just a phone call away. Contact Attorney Clay Dugas at (409) 226-0990

      Attorney Clay Dugas is certified in Personal Injury Trial Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization and has litigated countless cases in states from coast to coast.

      Protection. Guidance. Results.

      Our Commitment to Our Clients

      Our Legacy

      At Clay Dugas and Associates, we are in the business of providing protection, guidance, and ultimately, results.

      Focused on Our Clients

      • I truly don’t have the proper words other than to say thank you for allowing me to bless my children richly this year.

        “We can’t begin to thank you enough for your Christmas Eve visit. In one instant, our saving goals for half the year were met... I truly don’t have the proper words other than to say thank you for allowing me to bless my children richly this year.”

        Former Client

      • I was extremely impressed with how aggressively he pursued our case and the level of detail put forth.

        “I was extremely impressed with how aggressively he pursued our case and the level of detail put forth. He took the time to explain everything and was always available when we had questions. ”

        Former Client

      • Clay is honest and up front when conducting business.

        “I had never had a very good opinion of lawyers until I meet Clay Dugas, This man changed my mind. He showed compassion and understanding and work hard for the little man. Clay is honest and up front when conducting business. ”

        Mickey

      • What you and your staff have done for us will never be forgotten and for that we are forever grateful!

        “You went above and beyond for my family and I, even in the end making sure we walked away with a fair deal. You truly are selfless, considerate, honest, and passionate. ”

        Former Client

      • In the moment I needed help or had any concerns they were there for me instantly.

        “Mr. Dugas came to the hospital to open my case and talk about what happened in the moment of the accident... In the moment I needed help or had any concerns they were there for me instantly.”

        Shari

      & Awards
      Certifications

      • Top Texas Verdicts Settlement
      • Top 100 Trial Lawyers
      • Best Attorneys of America
      • Best Law Firms
      • MMDAF
      • LCA
      • Texas Board
      • Avvo Trucking Accident
      • BBB A+ Rating
      • Trial Lawyers Board of Regents Litigator Award
      • Academy of Truck Accident Attorneys Certification
      • Best Lawyers in America, 2014, 2015, 2017
      • Texas Super Lawyer, 2008 – 2018
      • American Trial Lawyer’s Association Top 100 Trial Lawyers, 2008
      • American Trial Lawyer’s Association Top 100 Trial Lawyers, 2007
      • Martindale Hubbell’s List of Preeminent Lawyers, 2005

      Legal Representation

      Beyond Expectation
      1. Almost Four Decades of Trial Experience
      2. Over 200 Jury Trial Cases
      3. More than 50 Million-Dollar Results
      4. Our Clients Don't Pay Unless We Win
      5. Expertise in 18-Wheeler Accidents
      6. Client-Centric Legal Representation
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