Brian Heath Crockett
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Brian H. Crockett joined Newton, Jones & Spaeth in 2010. Immediately after arriving, Mr. Crockett began handling a wide range of complex litigation matters to include personal injury, wrongful death, traumatic brain injury, car accident, construction defects, bad-faith insurance, consumer fraud and deceptive trade practice act cases.
Mr. Crockett is a disciplined and determined lawyer who relentlessly represents his clients. Mr. Crockett’s successes in court, settlements and mediations are no doubt a direct result of his diverse background as a psychological operation specialist, a commissioned officer and leader of Soldiers in the United States Army. Over the past decade, Mr. Crockett has had the distinguished opportunity of serving this Nation during peacetime and combat operations overseas.
Mr. Crockett’s military service began on April 23, 2001, as an enlisted Soldier in the United States Army Reserves. Mr. Crockett completed basic training at Ft. Jackson, South Carolina, and psychological operations specialist training at the John F. Kennedy Special Warfare Center in Ft. Bragg, North Carolina. Following training, Mr. Crockett was assigned to the 307th Psyop. in St. Louis, Missouri. As a member of the 307 Psyop, Mr. Crockett completed the Army Basic Airborne School at Ft. Benning, Georgia. In 2004, Mr. Crockett commissioned as a Second Lieutenant in the Army Transportation Corp. Following my completion of the Transportation Officer Basic Course in Ft. Eustis, Virginia, Mr. Crockett was assigned to the 28th Transportation Battalion in Mannheim, Germany as a Platoon Leader in the 68th Transportation Company. In 2005, Mr. Crockett deployed to Al Asad, Iraq in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. While in Iraq, Mr. Crockett served as a Platoon Leader, a Forward Logistics Element “Officer-In-Charge,” and a Supply and Service “Officer-In-Charge.” After returning from Iraq, Mr. Crockett was reassigned to the 3-68th Transportation Company in Vicenza, Italy, where Mr. Crockett served as the Detachment Commander. In July 2007, Mr. Crockett transferred to the United States Army Reserves and assumed command of the 657th Transportation Company in Belleville, Illinois. In 2011, Mr. Crockett completed the Logistics Captain’s Career Course at Ft. Lee, Virginia. Upon completion, Mr. Crockett was assigned to the 1st Brigade, Southern Training Division, 75th Training Command, as the Brigade Logistics Officer. In 2012, Mr. Crockett was promoted to the rank of Major.
Mr. Crockett’s military awards and decorations includes the Bronze Star Medal, Army Commendation Medal (one-oak-leaf-cluster), the Army Reserve Component Achievement Medal, the National Defense Service Medal, the Iraqi Campaign Medal, the Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, the Army Service Ribbon, and the Army Overseas Service Ribbon.
Mr. Crockett is a graduate of Southern Illinois School of Law and admitted to the State Bars of Texas and Illinois. Mr. Crockett is also admitted to practice in the U.S. District Courts for the Eastern and Southern Districts of Texas.
Mr. Crockett is married to Yzza Crockett, formerly of Jersey City, New Jersey. The Crockett family also includes their son, London Carlo Crockett.
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