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Jesse Branick

Jesse Branick


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Jesse Branick is a lawyer with over 30 years experience. He has served as prosecutor for the cities of Nederland, Port Neches, Groves, and Port Arthur, he also represents families in the areas of Wills/Probate, Adoptions, Real Estate, Personal Injury, and Business Law.

Jesse is now Of Counsel.

Practice Areas

  • Business Law
  • Contracts
  • Real Estate
  • Personal Injury
  • Family
  • Criminal
  • Probate
  • Wills and Adoptions


  • South Texas College of Law, Houston, Texas
  • Lamar University, Beaumont, Texas
    • B.B.A.
  • Thomas Jefferson High School, Port Arthur, Texas

Bar Admissions

  • Texas, 1989


  • Richard Hughes- Attorney- McPherson, Hughes, Bradley, Wimberley Steele and Chatelain
  • Andre Wimer-City Manager
  • Val Tizeno-City Attorney
  • Dee Sosa-City Manager
  • James Black-City Attorney
  • Judge Gary Sanderson-60th Judicial District Court, Jefferson County
  • Judge Ron Walker-County Judge-Jefferson County Courthouse
  • Judge Al Gerson-County Court at Law #1-Jefferson County
  • Judge Lupe Flores-County Court at Law #2-Jefferson County

Professional Associations

  • NISD School Board Trustee, President, Vice President and Secretary College of State Bar of Texas 1997, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2005, 2008, 2009 to present
  • Jefferson County Bar Association,, 2010-2011 - President
  • Jefferson County Bar Association, 2009 -2010 – President Elect
  • Jefferson County Bar Association, 2008-2009 – Vice President
  • Jefferson County Bar Association, 2007-2008 – Treasurer
  • Jefferson County Bar Association, 2000 to 2002, 2005 to 2006 – Board of Directors
  • United Methodist Temple - Trustee; Finance Committee; Sunday School Superintendent; Education Committee; Administrative Board; Asbury Sunday School Class Vice-President and President, Teacher, 1998 to present
  • Nederland Girls’ Softball Team Manager and Coach, 2001 to 2007
  • Krewe of Les Trois Ville, Captain/President, 1999-2002
  • Coastal Conservation Association (Beaumont Chapter), Board of Directors, 1993-1999
  • Nederland I.S.D. Task Force Team Member for bond referendum, 1997
  • Dispute Resolution Center of Jefferson County, Board of Directors, 1990-1994
  • Port Arthur Bar Association, President 1993; Vice-President 1992; Secretary-Treasurer 1991
  • Member, State Bar of Texas
  • Past Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, Jefferson County Bar Association
  • Past Member, Texas Trial Lawyers Association
  • Past Member, American Trial Lawyers Association
  • South Texas College of Law, S.E. Texas Alumni Association President, 1995
  • United Community Services, Board of Directors, Assistant Chairman and team member, 1979-1984
  • Texaco Employees Recreation Association; Chairman, Saltwater Fishing Association, 1982, 1983
  • Port Arthur and Beaumont Jaycees, 1968-1974
  • Director of Beaumont Jaycees, 1974

Current Employment Position

  • Of Counsel


  • Dean’s Citizenship Award, 1989
  • STCL Board of Governors Award, 1989
  • Who’s Who, 1988 and 1989
  • STCL Full Scholarship, 1989
  • American Jurisprudence Award, Admiralty, 1988
  • Dean’s Honor List, 1988
  • President’s Merit Award, 1988
  • Negotiation Competition, Quarter Finalist, 1988
  • Alpha Tau Omega Fraternity, Thomas Arkle Award for “Outstanding Senior”, 1973

Past Positions

  • CITY OF PORT ARTHUR - City Prosecutor
  • CITY OF GROVES - City Prosecutor
  • CITY OF PORT NECHES - City Prosecutor
  • MAGISTRATE JUDGE – Mental Hearings for Jefferson County
  • CITY OF NEDERLAND - City Attorney
  • CITY OF NEDERLAND City Prosecutor
  • PROVOST * UMPHREY LAW FIRM, L.L.P., Areas of Practice: Personal Injury, Consumer and Business Law, Contracts and Real Estate
  • PROVOST, SHELDON, STEELE, HUGHES, GIBLIN, BRANICK & WIMBERLEY, Associate, Areas of Practice: Business Law, Contracts, Real Estate, Personal Injury, Family & Criminal Law
  • LAMAR UNIVERSITY , Adjunct Professor, Paralegal Institute; Legal Research and Writing
  • VINSON & ELKINS LAW FIRM, Briefing clerk for Frank Spagnoletti and Roland Garcia, Jr., research, file reviews, admiralty-tort litigation section; participated in Justice Raul Gonzalez’s re-election campaign and wrote several speeches for him.
  • UMPHREY, SWEARINGEN, EDDINS & CARVER, Summer Law Clerk, drafting pleadings, motions and legal memoranda; reviewing files, ADR interviews, research
  • TEXACO, INC., International Purchasing Department - purchasing approximately $26 million/year
  • TEXACO, INC., Cost Accountant/Shipping Expert/Buyer
  • FIRST TEXAS SAVINGS, Loan Officer, Head of Installment Loan Department
  • SABINE NATIONAL BANK, Officer Trainee, Head Commercial Teller, Worked in all departments part-time while in high school or college.