John R. Gilbert joined his father, Ralph W. Gilbert’s practice in 1973, when they established the law firm of Gilbert & Gilbert. He has continued and built upon the tradition of client service and excellence in representation that has been a hallmark of the firm since its founding. Mr. Gilbert maintains a civil litigation and appellate practice focusing on commercial litigation, personal injury, and products liability. He has tried cases before state and federal courts on a range of challenging issues, and has handled a number of significant appeals. Mr. Gilbert’s practice includes serving as counsel for numerous major corporations who are parties to cases filed in Brazoria County. He also handles matters involving business and estate planning, wills and probate, in addition to business and commercial transactions. In addition to counseling clients and litigating on their behalf, Mr. Gilbert is experienced in alternative dispute resolution techniques and strategy, having achieved favorable results for clients mediation proceedings. He has successfully mediated hundreds of disputed matters. He has also served the Brazoria County District Courts as an appointed special master to handle discovery disputes in a number of cases.