* Mr. Willis is Board Certified in Personal Injury Trial Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization since 1988. He is licensed in Texas & New York and maintains his principle office in the heart of Downtown Houston, Texas
What does Board Certified Personal Injury Trial Lawyer mean?
Certification by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization identifies an attorney who has been recognized as having extensive knowledge and actual experience trying a prescribed number of personal injury cases to a jury verdict. In order to be Board Certified, Mr. Willis had to pass strict testing and qualification requirements to demonstrate his knowledge of the law of evidence, procedure and other areas of substantive law in the trial of civil cases. Less than 2% of all Texas attorneys have earned this important certification. Mr. Willis maintains an aggressive personal injury practice that focuses on litigation involving product liability litigation, pharmaceutical and medical device litigation, defective products and industrial accidents.
At The Willis Law Firm, each and every case is thoroughly investigated both legally and factually before being filed. In most cases, experts and specialists are consulted early on to help investigate and lay the necessary strong foundation for a successful recovery.
What is a Personal Injury Trial Law Board Certified Attorney?
The Texas Board of Legal Specialization was created by the Supreme Court of Texas, and the Board members are appointed by the President of the State Bar of Texas. The Board, in turn, administers the program through which an attorney may demonstrate special competence in a particular area of law practice.
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What are the requirements for Board Certification in Personal Injury Trial Law?
What special requirements must a lawyer who is Board Certified meet?
A Texas lawyer who is Board Certified in Personal Injury Trial Law must have handled jury trials in cases involving vehicle accidents, worker's compensation, premises liability, products liability, statutory tort claims, maritime accidents, social security claims or claims involving mental anguish damages not necessarily accompanied by a physical jury. The lawyer must also have extensive knowledge of the law of evidence, procedure, and other substantive law in the trial of civil cases.
* Source Texas Board of Legal Specialization