Attorney Benjamin Hall III, a legal expert in construction law and personal injury litigation, will speak about “Being ‘Ridiculous’ in an Era of Gradualistic Thinking” at Rice University Nov. 17. The free lecture begins at 6:30 p.m. in Room 117 of the Humanities Building on the Rice campus, 6100 Main St.
Hall is a Harvard-trained lawyer who founded the Hall Law Firm, which specializes in complex construction litigation, complex commercial and contract cases and consumer/personal injury claims. Hall served as city attorney during the administration of Houston Mayor Bob Lanier. Recognized as a Texas Super Lawyer by Texas Monthly Magazine, Hall has the highest rating for professional competence and ethical standards awarded by Martindale-Hubbell, the leading legal reference directory in the U.S. He received the NAACP Mickey Leland Humanitarian Award in 2007. He is an ordained Christian minister who has served the Progressive Church of Our Lord Jesus Christ since 1974.
Hall’s lecture is part of the Houston Enriches Rice Education Speakers Series.