Kent J. Browning grew up in Houston, Texas, where he played most sports and was active in his Church and in the Boy Scouts of America. He attended Memorial High School (State Championship Swim Team, Water Polo Team and Academic Competition Team) and Westchester High School (English Honor Society). Mr. Browning received his B.A. degree in Economics from Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah, where he was a member of Omicron Delta Epsilon (The International Honor Society of Economics) and an English Honors Program participant. Mr. Browning received his J.D. degree from the University of Houston Law Center in Houston, Texas, where he was an associate editor of the Houston Law Review and a teaching quizmaster for two years in legal research and writing.
Having served for two years as an ordained minister of the Gospel of Jesus Christ and missionary in Mexico City, Guadalajara and Tulancingo, Mexico for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, Mr. Browning is proficient in Spanish. In college, Mr. Browning taught Spanish at the internationally acclaimed Language Training Mission (presently the Missionary Training Center) in Provo, Utah.
After having practiced general business, securities and personal injury litigation as an associate and name partner with several law firms in Houston, Texas, Mr. Browning opened his own law firm in 1996 where he concentrates his trial and appellate practice in the areas of complex business and commercial litigation in general and minority shareholder tort and oppression claims in particular. Mr. Browning is licensed and authorized to practice as an attorney and counselor of law in all Courts of the State of Texas, the United States District Courts for the Southern and Western Districts of Texas, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.
Mr. Browning is certified as a mediator by the Attorney-Mediators Institute, and is a Life Fellow of the Houston Bar Foundation, a charitable arm of the Houston Bar Association, which supports programs that provide legal representation to the indigent.
Mr. Browning is married to Phimpichaya "Lek" Browning and they make their home in Houston, Texas.
"Let us have faith that right makes might."