Since 1981, Harold K. (Ken) Tummel has continuously been advising and representing private parties in civil disputes, trials and appeals, on a full-time basis. He has represented hundreds of individuals and estates of decedents, as well as many organizations, including advertisers, banks, brokers, churches, construction contractors, engineering companies, insurers, manufacturers, marketers, media companies, non-bank commercial lenders, real estate businesses, truckers and public utilities. He is licensed to practice in all state courts in Texas and New York. He is a member of the bars of the United States District Courts for the Northern, Southern, Eastern and Western Districts of Texas, the United States Courts of Appeals for the Fifth and Ninth Circuits, the United States Court of Federal Claims, and the United States Supreme Court. He has also litigated cases in federal courts in Alabama, Missouri and Nevada. He has served on state and local bar committees. He is a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum, and the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum. He received his formal education at Caltech, Harvard and SMU. He and his wife, Lydia Casso Tummel, met at Harvard, have been married since 1978, and have been law partners since 1994.
Since 1994, Lydia Casso Tummel has been her husband’s law partner and involved in his legal cases on a full-time basis. While English is her first language, she is fluent in Spanish and has represented many clients who speak only Spanish. She received her formal education at Harvard, Yale and SMU. She is licensed to practice in all state courts in Texas and New York. She is a member of the bars of the United States District Courts for the Northern, Southern, Eastern and Western Districts of Texas, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. She has served her community in a variety of ways outside of her law practice, including as an adjunct faculty member of a local college, where she taught business organizations law, as a board member of local non-profit healthcare organizations, and as a member of her church’s choir.