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Ben A. Baring Jr.

Ben A. Baring Jr.

Houston, Texas

Ben A. Baring is an appellate law specialist at DeLange, Hudspeth, McConnell & Tibbets. Mr. Baring has handled appeals in a majority of the Texas Courts of Appeal as well as the Texas Supreme Court. He has also handled many federal appeals, having represented clients in appeals to the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit and in bankruptcy appeals to the federal district courts. He is board certified in civil appellate law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. Mr. Baring received a BBA with honors from the University of Texas at Austin in 1977. He earned his law degree at the University of Houston Law School in 1980. After serving one year as a briefing attorney for the Fourteenth Court of Appeals in Houston, he joined the firm in 1981. He is licensed to practice in Texas state and federal courts, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, and the U.S. Supreme Court. Mr. Baring is a member of the State Bar of Texas, the Houston Bar Association, the Appellate Section of the State Bar of Texas and the Houston Appellate Practice Section.

Super Lawyer

Areas of Practice

  • Litigation and Appeals

Litigation Percentage

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Civil Appellate Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization, 1987

Bar Admissions

  • Texas, 1980
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas, 1981
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit, 1981
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1984


  • University of Houston Law Center, Houston, Texas
    • J.D. magna cum laude - 1980
    • Honors: Order of the Barons
    • Law Review: Houston Law Review, 1978 - 1980
  • University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX
    • B.B.A. - 1977
    • Honors: With Honors
    • Major: Accounting

Published Works

Representative Cases


  • Adjunct Professor, Legal Research & Writing, University of Houston Law Center, 1997 - 2000
  • Panel Speaker, Is Lehmann v. Har-Con the Final Word on Summary Judgment Finality?, HBA Appellate Practice Section, 2001

Honors and Awards

  • Super Lawyer

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • State Bar of Texas, Member, 1980 - Present
  • State Bar Appellate Practice and Advocacy Section, Member, 1987 - Present
  • Houston Appellate Practice Section, Member, 1990 - Present
  • The American Society of Writers on Legal Subjects, Member, 1996 - Present
  • Houston Bar Association, Member, 1980 - Present
  • "The Appellate Advocate," Newsletter of the Appellate Practice Section of the Houston Bar Association, Editorial Board, Committee Member, 1998 - 1999

Past Employment Positions

  • Fourteenth Court of Appeals of the State of Texas, Briefing Attorney, 1980 - 1981
Practice Areas
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