Erren Chen

Moriarty Law Firm
404 Heights Boulevard
Houston, TX 77007-2520
(713) 651-9600

Erren was born in Taipei, Taiwan, and grew up in Los Angeles, California. In 2004, he earned his undergraduate degree from the University of California, Irvine, where he majored in English and minored in Chinese Language and Literature. Erren earned his law degree from the South Texas College of Law in 2013. While in law school, he participated in numerous advocacy and ADR competitions, including both moot court and mock trial, winning numerous awards. Erren also served as law clerk to the Honorable Kyle Carter of the 125th District Court of Harris County, Texas. Prior to law school, Erren worked in a variety of industries, including finance, real estate and entertainment.

Erren represents clients in a variety of civil litigation matters, with a particular emphasis in commercial litigation, personal injury, consumer law, deceptive trade practices, and general litigation. Erren started out with the Moriarty Law Firm as a clerk during law school in 2011. Now as Managing Attorney, he is responsible for the overall management and supervision of the firm.

Erren was admitted to the State Bar of Texas in 2013 and is also a certified mediator. He currently serves as an Adjunct Professor of Advocacy at South Texas College of Law and Adjunct Professor in Paralegal Studies at Lonestar College.

Practice Focus

Civil Litigation
General Litigation
Business and Commercial Litigation
Personal Injury
Consumer Law
Deceptive Trade Practices
Securities, Bitcoin


LL.M., Health Law, 2019, Univ. of Houston Law Center, Houston, Texas
Juris Doctor, 2013, South Texas College of Law, Houston, Texas
Bachelor of Arts: English; Minor in Chinese Language and Literature, 2004, Univ. of California, Irvine

Bar Admissions

State Bar of Texas, 2013
Supreme Court of Texas
Southern District of Texas

Other Professional Licenses

General Lines Agent; Life, Accident, Health and HMO; Texas, 2016
Real Estate Agent; California, 2005
Insurance Producer; Accident and Health, Life; California, 2004

Professional Associations and Memberships

National Trial Lawyers
Texas Bar College
American Association of Justice
American Bar Association
Houston Bar Association
Asian American Bar Association
Phi Delta Phi
Texas Journal of Business Law - Associate Editor, Aug. 2012 - May 2013
National Association of Realtors (NAR)
International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW)

Honors and Awards

Top 40 Under 40 - The National Trial Lawyers
Houston's Top Lawyers, H Texas
Nominee - Scribes Brief-Writing Award, 2013
Dean T. Gerald Treece "Heart of the South Texas Advocate" Award, 2013
Third Place, Third Best Brief - Appellate Lawyers Association National Moot Court, 2012
Quarter-Finalist - Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court, South Regional, 2012
Tenth Best Advocate/Client Team (Out of 50+ teams) - Int'l Law School Mediation Tournament, 2012
Champion, Best Brief - Thomas Tang International Moot Court, Midwest Regional, 2012
Finalist, Second Best Speaker - Thomas Tang International Moot Court, Midwest Regional, 2011

Community Involvement

Adjunct Professor of Advocacy - South Texas College of Law
Adjunct Professor, Paralegal Studies - Lonestar College
Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo, Life Member