BENJAMIN P. WELLS
Associate

T:     (713) 554-6751
bwells@thompsonhorton.com

Education
  • J.D., cum laude, University of Houston Law Center, 2014, ALI Leadership Award, Distinguished Service Award
  • B.S. with University Honors, Departmental Distinction, Richter International Fellow, Southern Methodist University, 2008

Bar Admissions

  • Texas

Affiliations

  • Texas Association of School Boards -- Council of School Attorneys
  • University of Houston System Board of Regents 2013-2014
  • Garland R. Walker American Inns Of Court

 

 

 

Benjamin Wells focuses his practice on the representation of colleges, school districts, and other governmental entities. Benjamin received his J.D. from the University of Houston Law Center where he served as Online Editor for the Houston Journal of International Law, was a member of the Intellectual Property Student Organization, and competed as a brief writer and oralist on the moot court team. During law school, Benjamin served as a judicial intern to the Honorable Eva M. Guzman of the Supreme Court of Texas and as a law clerk for the Texas Attorney General’s Antitrust Section.

While in law school, Benjamin was appointed by the Governor of Texas to the University of Houston System Board Of Regents to serve a one-year term as the student Regent. As a Regent, Benjamin represented the 66,000 students of the University of Houston System’s four universities and served as a Member of the Academic and Student Success Committee, the Facilities, Construction and Master Planning Committee, and the Audit and Compliance Committee.

Prior to law school, Benjamin worked for one of the state’s leading lobbying firms during the 81st Legislative Session and interim and assisted with legislative matters concerning education, healthcare, technology, and business. He served as a researcher for a public education legislative advocacy organization during the 82nd Legislative Session. Benjamin also has a background in technology.