About Phillip H. Trueba

Houston Bankruptcy Attorney with 20+ years Experience

Since the founding of his current private practice in 2003, Phillip H. Trueba has successfully represented numerous clients throughout Houston and surrounding areas in consumer bankruptcy law. With a passion for helping people resolve their financial troubles and regain stability, Phillip provides comprehensive bankruptcy services with a highly personal touch and attention to details. He personally meets with each and every client and is there to guide them through every step of the complex bankruptcy process.

Education & Previous Experience

Attorney Trueba received his J.D. from the University of Houston Law Center in 1998. While still in law school, he passed the bar exam and began to practice bankruptcy law shortly after graduation. In the early years of Attorney Trueba's practice, he worked as lead court counsel for the bankruptcy department of one of Houston's most prolific bankruptcy firms. Thereafter, he worked for and was mentored by one of the preeminent legal minds in the field of corporate bankruptcy. During this time, he gained valuable corporate bankruptcy experience which supplemented what he already learned in consumer bankruptcy practice. Attorney Trueba was admitted to practice law before the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals, and successfully briefed arguments to the Supreme Court of Texas.

Admissions, Education, & Memberships

Admissions

  • State Bar of Texas - 1998
  • United States District Court For The Southern District of Texas - 1998
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Firth Circuit - 2002

Education

  • University of Houston Law Center, J.D. - 1998
  • University of California Santa Barbara, B.A. - 1995

Memberships

  • State Bankruptcy Bar Section
  • American Bar Association
  • Houston Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys
  • Houston Young Lawyers Association

Personal Life

A native of California, and a resident of Houston by choice, Phillip is happily married to Kendra Trueba. They are the proud parents of two beautiful girls, Ava Gabrielle Trueba and Emma Claire Trueba. He is as a member of Chappelwood Methodist church. Above all else, Phillip loves nothing more than spending time relaxing with his friends and family.