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Katherine Mize • Shareholder

Mize, Minces & Clark, PC • Houston, Texas

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Contact Information

Mize, Minces & Clark, PC
808 Travis, Suite 453
Houston, Texas 77002
phone 713-595-9675

Profile

Katherine T. Mize is Board Certified in Labor and Employment Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization and has almost two decades of legal experience. She regularly trains clients on how to prevent workplace issues, counsels them on how to resolve disputes, and drafts and reviews policy handbooks, employment agreements, non-compete agreements and trade secret agreements.

Ms. Mize also represents clients in litigation of claims involving race, gender, age, sexual harassment, and disability discrimination and retaliation claims; OSHA disputes; non-compete agreements; unemployment compensation claims and appeals. Additionally, Ms. Mize represents companies and individuals in business disputes and handles complex litigation involving energy, environmental, financial, manufacturing, real estate, retail and service businesses, among others.

Ms. Mize has tried cases in state and federal courts, as well as before administrative officers and arbitrators. She is a member of the Houston Bar Association, State Bar of Texas and the American Bar Association. She received her Juris Doctor degree from the University of Texas School of Law in 1992. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree with High Honors and Special Honors from The University of Texas at Austin in 1989.

To better serve her clients, Ms. Mize is fluent in Spanish.

Activities, Awards, Acknowledgments

Board Certified Labor and Employment - Texas Board of Legal Specialization

Presentations

Ethical and Legal Issues for Safety & Health Professionals, Texas Chemical Council, June 10, 2010
Key Labor and Employment Issues in the Construction Industry, Construction Law Section of the Houston Bar Association, May 20, 2010
Ethical and Legal Issues for Safety & Health Professionals, American Industrial Hygiene Association, September 17, 2009
Firing Without Fear, Houston Bar Association, June 11, 2009
New COBRA Subsidy in the Stimulus Plan, Houston Association of Health Underwriters, May 20, 2009
How to Deal with Difficult Employees, Air Conditioning Contractors of America – Houston Chapter, April 21, 2009
Firing Without Fear, Air Conditioning Contractors of America-Houston Chapter, March 31, 2009

Education

  • College: University of Texas, B.A. English
  • Law School: University of Texas, J.D.

Bar Admissions

Texas
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See Texas Disciplinary Rules of Professional Conduct Rule 7.04(b)(3)

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Last Login: March 10, 2011

Practice Areas

• Age Discrimination
• Alternative Dispute Resolution
• COBRA
• Disability Discrimination
• Drug Testing
• Employee Assistance Plans
• Employee Benefits
• Employee Handbooks
• Employment At Will
• Employment Contracts
• Employment Law
• Executive Compensation
• Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)
• Family and Medical Leave (FMLA)
• HR Training and Compliance
• National Origin Discrimination
• Noncompete Agreements
• Race Discrimination
• Reductions In Force
• Safety and Health (OSHA)
• Sex Discrimination
• Sexual Harassment
• Unemployment Compensation
• Wage and Hour Laws
• WARN
• Wrongful Termination