Dominique D. Calhoun is the managing shareholder of Calhoun Meredith, PLLC – a boutique law firm specializing in government relations matters, tort-related issues, and business affairs.
Prior to founding the firm, Calhoun was the chief government relations officer for Texas Southern University where he developed the legislative and appropriations strategies for federal, state, and local governments. During his tenure, Calhoun secured over $40 million through state and local appropriations for the institution.
Today, Calhoun represents hundreds of clients injured due to individual and corporate negligence. His work has recovered millions for his clients and, for consecutive years, has garnered him the distinction of being named one of Texas’s Rising Stars in the practice area of personal injury by Super Lawyers, an honor only bestowed to the top 2.5% of lawyers in the State of Texas. In addition to his work in personal injury, Calhoun handles other civil matters including contract disputes and construction defects.
Dedicated to improving the lives of all Texans and citizens throughout the country, Calhoun has contributed his legal and business acumen to a number of non-profit organizations, including serving as President-Elect for the National Bar Association (the oldest and largest Bar association of African-American lawyers and judges in the United States); National Chairman of A Kappa’s Promise, a national partnership between the March of Dimes and Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc.; Board Member for Undies for Everyone; Vice-Chairman for the Greater Houston Black Chamber of Commerce’s Foundation; and member of the State Bar of Texas’s Diversity in the Profession Committee.
Calhoun is a graduate of Thurgood Marshall School of Law, where he graduated in the top ten percent of his class and was appointed by the Governor of Texas to serve as student regent for Texas Southern University – the highest-ranking student leadership position at the institution. He is also a two-time graduate of Midwestern State University, where he earned a Master of Business Administration, Bachelor of Science, and served as president of the Student Government Association.
Texas Southern University Thurgood Marshall School of Law, Houston, Texas, Juris Doctorate