Famed lawyer delivers divinity school commencement, accepts third honorary doctorate
HOUSTON – Acclaimed trial lawyer Mark Lanier of The Lanier Law Firm recently earned his third honorary doctorate from Deerfield, Illinois-based Trinity International University, in addition to delivering the 2015 commencement address for the affiliated Trinity Evangelical Divinity School.
Mr. Lanier is widely recognized as one of the top courtroom lawyers in the nation, although he is equally well known for his strong commitment to his faith. He has taught a class on Biblical Literacy at Champions Forest Baptist Church in Houston for more than a decade. In 2010, he opened the Lanier Theological Library, which is home to one of the world’s largest publicly available collections of religious books, periodicals, historical documents and artifacts. To learn more about the library and its ongoing series of scholarly lectures and other events, click here.
Mr. Lanier’s library has hosted several Trinity International professors for lectures and other presentations. Trinity International traces its roots to 1897, and includes a liberal arts college, divinity school, graduate school and law school. The university is the educational ministry of the Evangelical Free Church of America.
“I am honored to have received the honorary doctorate and to have presented the commencement address at Trinity Evangelical,” says Mr. Lanier. “I am proud of my association with the divinity school and Trinity University, which is home to some of the best educators in the country.”
In his professional work, Mr. Lanier represents individuals and businesses who have suffered because of the negligence or malice of others. His high-profile courtroom wins include cases involving toxic torts, complex business disputes, defective consumer products, faulty medical devices and dangerous pharmaceutical drugs, among others.
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