Kelli D. Esters
(281) 203-5736
Office: The Woodlands
J.D. University of Houston
M.J. University of Maryland
B.A. Howard University
Licensure: OK | TX
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Kelli Esters cut her teeth at Steptoe & Johnson helping energy clients achieve their goals. Today, Kelli helps clients in multiple industries be successful when they are faced with litigation. Kelli is using her organizational skills, research and writing capabilities to support a team of litigators who are active in insurance defense, personal injury, and energy litigation.

Work Experience

2013 Steptoe & Johnson PLLC
2011-2013 Cinco Energy Services
2010-2011 Lipman & Associates, PC

Speaking Engagements

Co-author and speaker, “The Aftermath of Hysaw v. Dawkins: A Fractional Resolution to the Double Fraction Issue,” Energy & Mineral Law Foundation 37th Annual Institute, Charleston, SC, June 14, 2016

Key Experience

Represented insureds of national auto insurance carrier on third-party claims related to personal injury litigation
Defended national auto insurance carrier on first party claims related to underinsured and uninsured motorists
Deposed plaintiffs and defendants in personal injury matters, resulting from auto accidents

Memberships & Awards

Vice President, Texas Women Lawyers
Texas State Bar
The Woodlands Bar Association
Past Member, Advisory Committee, Montgomery County Dispute Resolution Center