Wells, Peter Boyd III
Wells, Peter Boyd III
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Peter Boyd Wells, III, Partner

Peter Boyd Wells III defends companies included in toxic tort cases and has coordinated the defense on a national, regional, as well as local level. Boyd also represents clients in labor and employment law matters and has lectured business and legal groups in those areas. Boyd also practices in the Admiralty and Maritime areas. A native of Beaumont, Boyd graduated from Southern Methodist University School of Law in 1976 after receiving his undergraduate degree in 1973 from the University of Texas. Boyd is a fellow member of the Texas Bar Foundation, served as President of the Jefferson County Bar Association and was a founding member of the Michelle Mehaffy Inn of the American Inns of Court. He is a member of the Texas Association of Defense Counsel and Defense Research Institute, as well as on the board of directors of the I Have A Dream Foundation and trustee of the Simpson-Omohundro Foundation.

Practice Areas

  • Labor and Employment Law
  • Personal Injury


  • Southern Methodist University School of Law, Dallas, Texas
    • J.D., Doctor of Jurisprudence - 1976
  • University of Texas, Austin, Texas
    • B.A., Bachelor of Arts - 1973

Bar Admissions

  • Texas, 1976

Pro Bono Activities

  • I Have A Dream Foundation, Board of Directors
  • Foundation for Southeast Texas, Board of Directors
  • Simpson-Omohundro Foundation, Trustee

Fraternities Or Sororities

  • Delta Theta Phi

Professional Associations

  • Jefferson Bar Association, Member
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • State Bar of Texas, Member
  • Jefferson County Bar Association, President
  • Texas Association of Defense Counsel, Member
  • Michelle Mehaffy Inn of the American Inns of Court, Founding Member
  • Defense Research Institute, Member
  • National School Board Association Council of School Attorneys
  • Texas Council of School Attorneys

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Beaumont, TX