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Corpus Christi Civil Appellate Attorney Audrey Mullert Vicknair

Board Certified in Civil Appellate Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization, Audrey Mullert Vicknair is a skilled Texas civil appellate court lawyer. Ms. Vicknair exclusively focuses her practice on civil appeals. Regardless of the complexity of your case, Ms. Vicknair has the first-hand experience needed to address your appeal.

Case results

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In addition to her board certification, Ms. Vicknair is AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review RatedSM by Martindale-Hubbell® for ethical standards and legal ability. She was listed as a Texas Rising Star by Texas Super Lawyers in 2004 and 2005.

Named to Texas Monthly Magazine’s Texas Super Lawyers in Appellate Law, 2011-2017.

Top 50 Women, Texas 2016

Top 100 Houston Area, 2016


Ms. Vicknair received her Juris Doctor from the University of Houston, where she was a member of Phi Delta Phi and was top of her class in legal research and writing. She earned a Bachelor of Business Administration from from the McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas at Austin.

Admissions and professional memberships

State Bar of Texas Appellate Section Council (2017-2020), Amicus Brief Committee, Bench-Bar Liaison Committee

Ms. Vicknair is serving on the Texas Bar Foundation New Fellows Nominating Committee as Chair for District 11, 2011-2017. She is a  Life Fellow of the Texas Bar Foundation.

She was admitted to the Texas Bar in 1991. She was subsequently admitted to practice before the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals and the U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas. Her professional memberships include the Corpus Christi Bar Association, the Corpus Christi Young Lawyers Association and the Coastal Bend Women Lawyers Association. She is a former president for all three organizations.


Practical Tips in Legal Writing, Coastal Bend Women Lawyer’s Association, co-presenter, 2016 Supreme Court of Texas Update, Corpus Christi Bar Association Advanced Personal Injury Seminar, co-presenter, 2016

Supreme Court of Texas Update, Corpus Christi Bar Association Advanced Personal Injury Seminar 2013

Interlocutory Appeals, State Bar of Texas Advanced Appellate Practice Course 2013, Appellate Practice 101, Austin, Texas (substitute presenter)

Coastal Bend Women Lawyers Association February Luncheon, “A Primer (or Refresher!) on Error Preservation and Deadlines,” February, 2013

2012 Corpus Christi Bar Association Advanced Personal Injury Law  Course, “Supreme Court Update,” November 2012

2011 State Bar of Texas Advanced Civil Appellate Practice Course, Appellate Practice 101, “Interlocutory Appeals Q&A” September 7, 2011, Austin

From 2000 to 2008, Ms. Vicknair was a course director for the Corpus Christi Bar Association’s Civil Appellate Seminar. Other speeches include:

  • “Class Action Update,” State Bar of Texas 27th Annual Advanced Civil Trial Course, September, 2004
  • “Can He Say That? Defamation in the Workplace — How to Avoid a Lawsuit,” Bracewell & Patterson Client Conference on Developments in Labor and Employment Laws, 2002
  • “The User-Friendly Guide to Robinson,” with Rudy Gonzales, Jr., Corpus Christi Bar Association Civil Appellate Seminar, 1999

Prior work experience

Prior to establishing her private practice in 2005, Ms. Vicknair was a partner in the Appellate/Trial Section of Bracewell, L.L.P. and an associate in the Appellate Section of Chaves, Gonzales & Hoblit, LLP working with the Hon. Paul W. Nye, Chief Justice (ret.) 13th Court of Appeals. She has also worked as a Nueces County prosecutor and as a briefing attorney for the 13th Court of Appeals.

Professional service. Comprehensive representation.

Located in the beautiful Frost Bank Building of Corpus Christi, the Law Office of Audrey Mullert Vicknair represents clients in civil appellate court cases throughout South Texas, including Houston, San Antonio and Brownsville.

Community Activities

Corpus Christi Crime Stoppers, Board Member, 2015-2018

Rotary Club of Corpus Christi

Contact the Law Office of Audrey Mullert Vicknair online or at 361.884.5400 to speak to Ms. Vicknair regarding your legal matter.