Stacie Augustine joined Strong Pipkin in 2005.  Ms. Augustine’s practice focuses on employment law, personal injury and civil litigation including business and commercial matters, product and premises liability defense and mortgage lender representation. She has jury trial experience in both state and federal court.

Primary Practice Areas:

Employment Law

  • Represents business owners in employment discrimination matters and commercial litigation
  • Represents business owners and employees in disputes involving covenants not to compete
  • Successfully defends companies in appeal of unemployment benefits

Toxic Tort

  • Defends oil companies in asbestos litigation
  • Defends petrochemical companies in benzene litigation

Collection Matters

  • Successfully obtain judgments on behalf of businesses for delinquent accounts

Mortgage Lender Representation

  • Represents lending institutions in various contract matters, including foreclosures and evictions

Probate/Wills

  • Defended beneficiary in will contest
  • Draft wills and other estate planning documents

Qui Tam – Whistleblower

  • Represents whistleblowers who have knowledge of fraud against the government

Memberships/Admissions:
  • U.S. District Court of the Eastern District of Texas
  • State Bar of Texas
  • Jefferson County Bar Association
  • Jefferson County Young Lawyers Association, Former Director
Education:
  • South Texas College of Law, (magna cum laude), 2005
  • Lamar University, Master of Public Administration, 1998
  • Lamar University, B.S. Political Science, 1994
Representative Community Service:
  • Volunteer Attorney with the Jefferson County Probono Department
  • Diocese of Beaumont, Stewardship Committee
  • High School Mock Trial – Judge
  • Anthony Cathedral Basilica School – Volunteer
  • Teen Court Volunteer
  • Career Day speaker at local schools