Houston Attorney

Houston Attorney

Luther graduated from the University of Texas in 1988. He earned his law degree in 1992 from The University of Houston where he met his wife, Kristi. Since then, he has worked in a variety of legal contexts, including working for a small firm, running his own practice and as an appellate lawyer with Harris County District Attorney’s Offices.

In 2001, Luther joined Makris Law Firm, bringing his broad variety of legal experience with him.

Representative Experience

Legal consultant for the needs of dozens of growing small-to-medium sized businesses. Incisive and creative consultation to achieve clients’ legitimate goals. Business planning, formation, reorganization, conversion and sales.

Thousands of Social Security Disability SSD and SSI hearings.

Expertise in the review of medical records and analysis of medical issues necessary to succeed in personal injury, wrongful death and Social Security cases.

Hundreds of appellate cases, including Social Security, tax, bankruptcy and criminal appeals.

Lead briefing attorney in a case challenging the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals’ interpretation of the Texas parole revocation law. Over a two-year appellate course, the Court of Criminal Appeals reversed its prior holding, substantially adopting the reasoning of the challenge.

Subsequently, the Texas Legislature changed the law to incorporate the revised interpretation.

Successful prosecution of divorce, probate and bankruptcy cases.

Education and Professional Background:

  • J.D., University of Houston School of Law, 1992
  • B.A., University of Texas, 1988
  • Admitted to Practice: Texas, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas.

Activities and Affiliations

  • State Bar of Texas
  • Houston Symphony Orchestra (season subscriber)
  • Houston Zoological Gardens (annual subscriber)
  • University of Texas football (fanatic)
  • University of Texas baseball & basketball (fan)


He has worked since he was in the single digits, industriously shoveling tons of snow from sidewalks on the many frigid Air Force bases where he grew up. He was a paperboy from the age of 10 until going off to college. At UT, he worked nights for several years, in order to avoid conflicts with weekday class schedules and Saturday football. He enjoys his family, history, politics, science and acceleration (roller coasters, motorcycles, airplanes, etc).