Attorney Profiles
Last Updated : June 15, 2023

Attorney Profiles

At Portner Bond, PLLC, you can be confident that your case will be handled with the highest degree of competence and care. Our attorneys are committed to providing the experienced, skilled, and aggressive representation you require.

Our attorneys have represented thousands of accident victims and have a proven track record of achieving successful results. We are committed to helping accident victims restore their lives.

Our skilled trial lawyers also offer experienced representation on behalf of clients in business and commercial litigation, including breach of contract matters, partnership disputes, shareholder disputes, and other litigation.

Both Chris Portner and Trent Bond are members of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum and Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum. Tom Kiehnhoff is a Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent Rated attorney.
Chris Portner  Chris Portner was recognized as a Texas Rising Star for 2007 and 2008 (a Thomson Reuters service). Admitted to the Bar after receiving his Juris Doctorate from Tulane Law School, Chris has gone on to join the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum, one of the most prestigious groups of trial lawyers in the United States. With a proven track record of success representing victims of personal injury, Chris Portner provides dedicated advocacy for plaintiffs in auto accidents, those hurt in offshore and admiralty/maritime law matters, Jones Act claims, premises liability claims, dangerous and defective product injuries, toxic torts, work injuries, pharmaceutical litigation, and other personal injury claims due to negligence.
Trent Bond Trent Bond is Board Certified in Personal Injury Trial Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. A graduate of South Texas College of Law in 1992, Trent has been recognized as a Texas Super Lawyer (a Thomson Reuters service printed monthly in Texas) in 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, and 2017. He is a peer review rated attorney, focusing 90% of his practice on litigation. His extensive trial experience has given him a proven track record of success in personal injury, admiralty/maritime law matters, business litigation, commercial litigation, Jones Act claims, labor and employment issues, offshore injuries, wrongful death claims, and others.
Tom Kiehnhoff Attorney Tom Kiehnhoff has decades of experience in criminal prosecution and defense, civil litigation, trial litigation, and white-collar crimes. He began his legal career as an Assistant United States Attorney in the state of Texas, specifically prosecuting environmental crimes. He organized a statewide task force before moving into private practice, where he focused primarily on civil and business litigation cases. He has represented clients in cases pertaining to product liability, premises liability, wrongful death, wrongful termination, fraud, insurance violations, and more.

Work with Portner Bond, PLLC

Portner Bond, PLLC is dedicated to helping Texas residents who were injured due to negligence. Our mission is to combine aggressive trial and negotiation against defendants and large insurance companies while providing support and personalized attention for our clients. Contact our office to schedule a free, no-strings-attached case review.

To speak with an experienced Beaumont personal injury, admiralty and maritime, or business law attorney, call Portner Bond, PLLC, at (409) 838-4444 or fill out the contact form provided here.