Mr. Killeen primarily focuses his practice on numerous areas of civil litigation and trial. He has extensive expertise in the maritime field, representing vessel owners and underwriters on vessel collisions, cargo losses, personal injury defense, charter disputes and insurance matters. In addition, Mr. Killeen also has significant experience in handling a variety of trial and litigation which include general liability, corporate, general subrogation, trucking, energy, products liability, property and casualty, construction, commercial, contractual, securities, coverage disputes, and toxic tort defense matters.
Mr. Killeen has spoken at several seminars as well as conducted continuing legal education seminars for insurance companies. He is the author of “Fear and Loathing in the P&I World: A Simple Primer to a Complex Universe;” “Ethical Dilemmas Facing Insurance Adjusters: From an Attorney’s Point of View” “Texas Construction;” “Reservation of Rights”, and “Welding Rod Litigation and Manganese Exposure.”
Mr. Killeen has a Martindale Hubbell rating of AV, the highest rating for legal ability and professional and ethical standards. Mr. Killeen also has a Martindale Hubbell AV lawyer’s peer review rating. He is listed by Martindale-Hubbell as a preeminent lawyer. He is active in the legal community and is a member of the State Bar of Texas, Louisiana State Bar Association, the Federal Bar Association, American Bar Association, Bar Association of the Fifth Circuit, Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel, Houston Bar Association, Maritime Law Association of the United States, and Defense Research Institute. Mr. Killeen was selected by H Texas Magazine as one of Houston’s best litigators every year from 2006 through 2017.
- Litigation & Trial
- Personal Injury
- Appellate Matters
- Insurance Matters
- Texas Appellate Lawyer of the week, January 2018