Clive Markland, Esq.

“When something catastrophic occurs, we have the opportunity to stand up for those people. We look forward to balancing out justice.”

Clive Markland, an eminent figure as a personal injury attorney, has constructed a highly commendable career that extends from his tenure at the Harris County District Attorney’s office to the establishment of his own prosperous law firm. His reputation as one of Texas’s premier trial lawyers is not just a testament to his extensive experience but also a reflection of the unparalleled expertise he brings to the courtroom. With more than 80 cases tried for verdict, Clive’s prosecutorial approach and comprehensive understanding of the legal landscape have earned him widespread recognition and respect among his peers.

Specializing in fields such as construction disputes, personal injury, and serious crimes, Clive’s proficiency is marked by a depth of knowledge that only years of practice can foster. His passion for civil rights, particularly in cases involving excessive force by law enforcement, has driven him to challenge some of the most infamous law enforcement agencies across the nation. This commitment to justice showcases his unwavering dedication to upholding the principles of fairness and equality.

As a founding partner at Roberts Markland LLP, Clive maintains a strong focus on catastrophic personal injury and wrongful death lawsuits. His exceptional abilities have not gone unnoticed by the National Association of Distinguished Counsel, which has honored him as a Top 1% trial lawyer – a tribute to his relentless pursuit of legal excellence.

Clive’s contributions extend beyond the courtroom; he remains an active participant in charitable organizations and political initiatives within the Houston community. His dedication is not limited to his professional life but permeates his personal life as well. As a devoted father to his 10-year-old daughter Elizabeth “Lizzy” Markland, he cherishes the time they spend together traveling, experimenting with fine cuisine (including their fondness for In-N-Out Burger), and watching movies.

Engaging with Clive means not only benefiting from his vast experience but also partnering with someone who possesses an unwavering commitment to justice. For legal representation that is knowledgeable, dedicated, and above all, effective, contact Clive Markland today. His expertise could be the decisive factor in your legal matters.


  • Fisk University 1997
  • Thurgood Marshall School of Law Class of 2000


  • United States Supreme Court
  • United States District Court, Southern District of Texas
  • United States District Court, Eastern District of Texas
  • United States District Court, Western District of Texas


  • Texas Super Lawyers 2017-2021
  • National Distinguished Counsel Top 1%
  • Texas Lawyer Verdict of the Week
  • National Trial Lawyers Top 100
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