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Co-Founding Partner, Attorney Kovach

John T. Kovach

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John T. Kovach focuses his practice on criminal defense, personal injury, and civil disputes, including divorces, and breach of contract disputes. Mr. Kovach has conducted jury trials across the State of Texas, including Harris County, Dallas County, Hidalgo County, and El Paso County. Mr. Kovach is passionate in advocating for his clients and tenacious in the courtroom. His work primarily focuses in Harris County, Fort Bend County, Brazoria County, Galveston County, Wharton County, and Montgomery County, but Mr. Kovach handles cases across Texas.

As a former clerk at the Harris County District Attorney’s Office, Mr. Kovach is experienced in the Texas criminal justice system. He has successfully represented clients for various charges including—but not limited to—possession of controlled substances, driving while intoxicated, assaults and aggravated assaults, and vehicular crimes, including evading arrest and racing.

  • In 2015, Mr. Kovach picked a jury and conducted a jury trial in Harris County, Texas. On behalf of his client, Mr. Kovach asserted a contributory negligence defense against CenterPoint Energy’s claims. CenterPoint Energy was found by the Harris County jury to be 80% at fault for the incident which made the basis of the lawsuit, resulting in a successful defense for Mr. Kovach’s client.
  • In 2016, Mr. Kovach picked a jury and conducted a jury trial in El Paso County, Texas. During closing argument, the claimant’s attorney asked the jury to award his client $9,000,000 in damages. The jury awarded only approximately 10% (ten percent) of the relief sought by the Plaintiff.
  • In 2017, Mr. Kovach picked a jury and conducted a jury trial in McAllen County, Texas. During closing argument, the claimant’s attorney asked for a total of $92,000,000 ($45,000,000 in damages and $47,000,000 in punitive damages). The Plaintiff only recovered approximately 1% (one percent) of the relief requested, resulting in a successful defense for Mr. Kovach’s client.
  • In 2017, Mr. Kovach picked a jury and conducted a jury trial in Dallas County, Texas. His client was awarded a directed verdict, resulting in a successful defense for Mr. Kovach’s client.

Mr. Kovach has also settled hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of cases for his clients. Mr. Kovach is eager for the opportunity to utilize his passion for the law on behalf of his clients. In his spare time, Mr. Kovach enjoys hunting, fishing, and hanging out with his lovely wife, Courtney, and his son, Kace Rocket. He is a Former Student of Texas A&M University, and a member of Squadron 17 in the Texas A&M Corps of Cadets. Mr. Kovach is also actively involved in the Texas Association of Sports Officials (TASO), where he is a crewmember of a high school varsity football referee crew.

Bar Admissions:

  • State of Texas, 2013
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Texas

Education:

  • Texas A&M University, Cum Laude Honors
  • South Texas College of Law, Cum Laude Honors

CRIMINAL ACCUSATIONS CAN BE DEVASTATING

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  • Texas Board Certified Criminal Law Specialist

  • Rated AV Preeminent® by Martindale-Hubbell®

  • Experienced as a Former Texas Prosecutor

  • Defended More Than 10 Capital Murder Cases

  • Licensed to Practice in the U.S. Supreme Court

  • Admitted to Practice in All of the State Courts in Texas

  • Licensed in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit

  • Featured on Various National News Networks & Shows

Notable Case Results

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  • Case Dismissed Aggravated Assault (Fort Bend County)
  • Deferred Adjudication, No Prison Time Aggravated Assault (Fort Bend County)
  • Reduced Sentence Aggravated Robbery (Brazoria County)
  • No Prison Time Heroin Possession (Harris County)
  • Probation, No Federal Prison Time Manufacturing & Distributing Synthetic Marijuana (Federal Court)

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