Avril began practicing law in 2004, representing healthcare professionals in complex medical liability claims and general claims through all stages of litigation.  She also assists healthcare providers in their respective board matters and in peer review and fair hearings.  While her primary focus is medical malpractice defense, she also handles a wide variety of litigation matters, including premises liability, fraud claims and contract disputes.

Areas of Practice

  • Healthcare litigation
  • Professional ethics
  • Premises liability
  • General litigation

Licensure and Court Admissions

  • State Bar of Texas, 2004
  • United States District Court and Bankruptcy Court, Southern District of Texas
  • United States District Court and Bankruptcy Court, Northern District of Texas
  • United States Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit


  • South Texas College of Law, Houston, Texas

Doctor of Jurisprudence, May 2004

  • University of Malta, Malta

Courses in Comparative Labor Law and Comparative Constitutional Law, Summer 2002

  • University of Houston, Central Campus, Houston, Texas

Bachelor of Science, Psychology with a Minor in Political Science, May 2001 Magna Cum Laude