UPDATE: As of May 1, 2014, Blackburn & Carter is now taking fewer cases. For referrals, please call the office.


Blackburn & Carter handles a wide range of environmental legal issues. With more than thirty years experience in environmental law, the firm strives to protect client interests in environmental contamination and permitting matters and to promote environmental interests in Texas and the Gulf Coast region. The firm has a robust litigation practice and also assists clients with environmental planning and consulting matters.


Under the leadership of Jim Blackburn, Blackburn & Carter seeks to recuperate environmental damages suffered by our clients as well as develop innovative, sustainable solutions and strategies to address environmental and pollution problems.


Blackburn & Carter achieves effective representation through citizen suits, negligence claims, toxic tort claims, and other claims under state and federal environmental laws. The firm frequently represents clients at the administrative agency level.  Where necessary to protect a client’s interest, the firm also engages in defense work.



Blackburn & Carter • 4709 Austin, Houston, TX 77004 • 713.524.1012

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