Craig, Terrill, Hale & Grantham, L.L.P. was formed in Lubbock, Texas, in early 1995, but its predecessor firm had been in existence for more than 30 years. Over the years the Firm's composition has changed but its traditions of client and community service have not. Our Firm is composed of individuals who are outstanding litigators, legal advisers, business consultants, and valued members of the community. Our AV rating in Martindale Hubbell* and our inclusion in the Bar Registry of Preeminent Lawyers is a tribute both to our ability as lawyers and our commitment to the ethical standards of our profession. Our AV rated attorneys include Bob Craig, Grady Terrill and Gary Bellair.
Craig, Terrill, Hale & Grantham is located in Lubbock, the largest city on the South Plains and midway between Dallas and Albuquerque. As a result we serve clients over a wide geographic area, particularly national clients with multiple locations.
The Firm has a successful and diversified civil practice in many areas of the law, including:
- Insurance Defense and Tort Litigation
- Professional Liability
- Business and Commercial Litigation
- Real Estate
- Construction Law
- Corporate, Business, and Partnership Law
- Mergers and Acquisitions
- Banking, Bankruptcy and Creditors' Rights, Consumer Law, and Collections
- Estate Planning, Probate and Trusts
- Appellate Advocacy
- Agricultural and Commodities Litigation
- Employment Law
Craig, Terrill, Hale & Grantham represents a broad range of clients, from local companies and individuals to large national corporations, and is dedicated to providing its clients with the highest caliber of legal representation at fair and reasonable rates.
To carry out the Firm's tradition and reputation for providing legal work of superior quality, the Firm seeks to hire the finest law graduates and maintains a full staff of dedicated legal assistants, secretaries, and administrative personnel. Our experienced and professional staff members appreciate that excellence in client service depends on the efforts of all members of the Firm. They strive to exceed client expectations because they understand that our reputation is earned every day.
Craig, Terrill, Hale & Grantham encourages all attorneys to participate in a broad range of cultural, professional, and charitable endeavors. The Firm is especially proud of the achievements of many of its attorneys for their work in the legal profession and in the community.
Three are members of the American Board of Trial Advocates; all are members of the State and local bar associations; several are members of the Texas Association of Defense Counsel, Defense Research Institute, and Texas Association of Bank Counsel. Bud Grossman is a director of the Texas Association of Defense Counsel. Bob Craig and Grady Terrill are fellows of the Litigation Counsel of America. Members of the Firm participate as speakers at seminars for other attorneys. The Texas Board of Legal Specialization has certified Gary Bellair in Civil Appellate Law, and Hugh Lyle and Bud Grossman in Personal Injury Trial Law.
The Firm and its members have been active in civic and charitable organizations. Bob Craig has served three terms on the Board of the Lubbock Independent School District and two terms as its President and is a former president of the Rotary Club of Lubbock and former member of the Texas Tech University Foundation. Bob Craig, Grady Terrill and Bud Grossman all are past presidents of Lubbock County Young Lawyers Association. Several members of the Firm serve on various boards and committees engaged in Bar Association activities, and community endeavors.
*CV, BV and AV are registered certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies.
Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the confidential opinions of members of the Bar and the Judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell Ratings fall into two categories - legal ability and general ethical standards.
AV® Peer Review Rated denotes a legal ability ranging from Very High to Preeminent and a Very High adherence to professional standards of conduct and ethics, reliability, diligence and other criteria relevant to the discharge of professional responsibility.