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Mari Badders

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Practice Areas:

  • Personal Injury


Mari Badders is a driven, passionate lawyer. She graduated from Wake Forest University with a Bachelor's Degree in Political Science and Japanese Studies where she was awarded Summa Cum Laude in 2013. Upon graduating, Mari was commissioned as an officer in the US Army where she has served from 2010 to 2020. Mari earned her Doctor of Jurisprudence (J.D.) from South Texas College of Law Houston in 2015.

Mrs. Badders has gained experience working for the District Attorney's office in Harris County, and as an attorney representing numerous businesses affected by the 2010 BP Gulf Oil Spill. Mari has assisted in textbook and law review publications on National Security Law and Prosecution of Human Traffickers, since then she has joined her father-in-law, Jeff Badders, to fight against the insurance companies and protect her clients' interests.



  • South Texas College of Law Houston, Houston, Texas
    • Doctorate of Jurisprudence - 2015
  • Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, North Carolina
    • B.A., Bachelor of Arts - 2013
    • Honors: summa cum laude
    • Honors: Distinguished Military Graduate
    • Major: Political Science & Japanese Studies

Court/Bar Admissions

  • Texas, 2016
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Texas


  • Recognized as the Best Attorney in Lufkin by the readers of the Lufkin Daily News in 2019 and 2020
  • Million Dollar Trial Lawyer - Awarded to Mari Badders in 2019 by the Million Dollar Trial Lawyers Association™
  • Top 40 Under 40 Attorney by the American Academy of Attorneys, 2019

Professional Associations

  • Nacogdoches Bar Association
  • Houston Trial Lawyers
  • Texas Trial Lawyers Association

Current Employment Position

  • Attorney