lawyer honored

M.C. Carrington

Special to the News Messenger

Marshall native M.C. Carrington was recently honored at the 15th Annual Texas Tech School of Law Scholarship Gala earlier this month March 2.

Carrington joined the law firm of MehaffyWeber in 1982 and became a shareholder and leader in the firm.

He has received many awards from major clients, such as Altec and DuPont, for his successful and long-time representation of those companies.

He has tried more than 75 cases to verdict, with the vast majority resulting in favorable verdicts, and has defended hundreds more.

He is a member of the prestigious American College of Trial Attorneys, an advocate member of the American Board of Trial Advocates, and is one of the “go-to” trial lawyers in Southeast Texas.

Carrington has been named “Best Lawyer” in a variety of practice areas since 2003 and a Super Lawyer from 2003 to present, including a “top 100” Super Lawyer from the Houston region. He is a member of the IADC and TADC and a sought after speaker and presenter at legal conferences throughout the country.

Carrington is also board certified in personal injury trial and civil litigation by the Texas Board of Legal Certification.

Additionally, he is an Eagle Scout and is an active supporter of scouting and has served on the board since 2000.

He is a member of the Texas Tech Law School Foundation Board and is a generous supporter of Tech Athletics and other organizations by his presence as well as by his gifts.

According to the college, Carrington, a loyal and vocal advocate for Texas Tech, decided at age 4 that the college was his educational destination.

His brother, sister,, nephews, nieces and two children have made it a family tradition.

Carrington received his undergraduate degree in accounting with honors from Tech in 1979, became a CPA and went to Texas Tech School of Law, again graduating with honors, in 1982.

Carrington is the son of Charleen and the late Emory Carrington, of Marshall.