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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 lawyer. Ms. Vicknair exclusively focuses her practice on civil appellate matters. Regardless of the complexity of your case, Ms. Vicknair has the first-hand experience needed to address your appellate issues, both in the trial court and on 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, 2011-2019.

Top 50 Women Attorneys in Texas 2016

Top 100 Attorneys in Houston 2016

Recipient of a State Bar of Texas Resolution, September 2019.


Ms. Vicknair received her Juris Doctorate from the University of Houston in 1991, 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 the McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas at Austin in 1988.

Admissions and professional memberships

State Bar of Texas Appellate Section, Council (2017-2020), Online CLE Committee, Amicus Brief Committee, Bench-Bar Liaison Committee, Nominating Committee; former member of the Appellate Hall of Fame Board of Trustees

Ms. Vicknair is a New Fellows Nominating Chair for the Texas Bar Foundation, District 11, and has served in that position since 2011. She is a Sustaining 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 local 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.


Texas Supreme Court Update, Advanced Personal Injury Seminar, Corpus Christi Bar Association, 2019, 2016, 2013, 2012

Thirteenth Court of Appeals Panel, CLE presented by Government Lawyers Committee of State Bar Appellate Section, 2017

Practical Tips in Legal Writing, Coastal Bend Women Lawyer’s Association, 2016

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

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.   Prior to being recruited to Bracewell, Ms. Vicknair was recruited as an associate to the Appellate Section of Chaves, Gonzales & Hoblit, LLP, working with the Hon. Paul W. Nye, Chief Justice (ret.) 13th Court of Appeals. Prior to that she served as a Nueces County prosecutor from 1993-1996. She started her legal career as a briefing attorney for the Hon. J. Bonner Dorsey, 13th Court of Appeals, 1991-1993.

Professional service. Comprehensive representation.

Located in beautiful downtown Corpus Christi, the Law Office of Audrey Mullert Vicknair represents clients in civil appellate matters throughout South Texas, as well as Houston and San Antonio.

Community Activities

Corpus Christi Crime Stoppers, Board Member, 2015-2020

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.