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Robert A. Kraft

Robert A. Kraft

also known as Robert Kraft, Bob Kraft

Practice areas:

Car Accidents, Social Security, Personal Injury, Trucking Accident, Slip and Fall Accident… more 

Robert Kraft

About Me

We are Dallas, Texas Personal Injury, Social Security Disability, Immigration, Criminal, and Probate lawyers. Please contact us for a free consultation if you have questions about a car wreck, automobile accident, medical malpractice, wrongful death, Social Security Disability claim, Immigration, Criminal, or Probate matter. Whatever legal problem you have, our attorneys want to help you. For much more information, visit www.KraftLaw.com, www.KraftElderLaw.com, www.KraftElderLaw.com/Blog, and www.PISSD.com.



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I have been helping injured, disabled, and troubled consumers since 1971. It's all I've ever wanted to do, and I am glad I have had the opportunity to represent literally tens of thousands of people during my many years of legal practice.

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Languages Spoken: Spanish

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1971

  1. Social Security: 30%
    25 years
  2. Car Accidents: 30%
    44 years
  3. Personal Injury: 15%
    44 years
  4. Elder Law: 5%
    6 years
  5. Other: 20%
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Payment

Fees:

Contingent (25-45%), Fixed (Sometimes)

Payment Types:

Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

32 total 

  • Vaughan R De Kirby

    As an attorney with a 25-year background of representing injured victims I feel very confident in my recommendation of Robert Kraft and the fine attorneys that are part of Kraft & Associates PC. Robert Kraft has over 39 years experience fighting for the rights of victims of medical malpractice, automobile accidents, birth injuries and those who have suffered serious injury as a result of defective products. The firm is relentless in its commitment to achieving justice on behalf of the victim and their families. Mr. Kraft is recognized by his peers as an exceptional attorney serving as Director Emeritus of the Dallas Trial Lawyers Association. He served as President of the North Dallas Bar Association and at this writing is a Director of that organization. If you, a friend or a family member has suffered injury as a result of an automobile accident, birth injury, or a defective product there is only one firm to call in the state of Texas and that is Robert Kraft and Associates.

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    Vaughan De Kirby Personal Injury Attorney
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  • Carolyn Elefant

    I have known Bob Kraft for several years through an online legal discussion group and have sought his advice several times. Bob is incredibly knowlegeable yet modest. He has always brought considerable wisdom, common sense and perspective to the legal issues that we have discussed...as well as a good dose of humor. After thirty years of a successful practice, I am certain that Bob could easily rest on his laurels, but he is constantly improving himself and his firm, either incorporating new practice areas or mastering new types of technology to deliver the best possible service to his clients. Any lawyer or client would be fortunate to work with Bob or his firm and therefore, I endorse Bob without reservation.

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
TXEligible To Practice In Texas 197105/02/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Certificate of Recognition - Volunteers in PatrolDallas Police Department2007
Recruitment Efforts AwardAssociation of Trial Lawyers of America1991
Outstanding Service Award - Voter Registration and EducationState of Texas - Secretary of State1990

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Of CounselKraft & Associates2014 - Present
OwnerKraft Elder Law — Robert Kraft, PLLC2010 - Present
OwnerKraft & Associates, PC1979 - 2014
Harrell Stevens & Associates1973 - 1979
Joe McLemore & Associates1971 - 1973

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Dallas Volunteer Attorney ProgramVolunteer2013 - Present
State Bar of Texas, Military Law SectionMember2011 - Present
Veterans Advocates Group of AmericaMember2011 - Present
National Academy of Elder Law AttorneysMember2010 - Present
ElderCounselMember2010 - Present
Senior Services Alliance Committee, Irving Chamber of CommerceMember2010 - Present
Department of Veterans AffairsAccredited to Practice2010 - Present
Personal Injury Lawyers Marketing and Management AssociationAdvisory Board Member2007 - Present
American Immigration Lawyers AssociationMember2006 - 2011
AAJ Marketing and Client Services CommitteeMember2005 - Present
North Dallas Bar AssociationDirector and Former President2004 - Present
Supreme Court of the United StatesLicensed to Practice2002 - Present
Texas Center for Legal Ethics and ProfessionalismMember2002 - Present
San Antonio Trial Lawyers AssociationMember2000 - Present
College of the State Bar of TexasFellow1995 - Present
Court of Veterans AppealsLicensed to Practice1994 - Present
National Organization of Social Security Claimants RepresentativesSustaining Member1991 - Present
Dallas County Criminal Bar AssociationMember1973 - 1983
American Bar AssociationMember1971 - Present
State Bar of TexasMember1971 - Present
Dallas Bar AssociationMember1971 - Present
Dallas Trial Lawyers AssociationDirector Emeritus and Former Director1971 - Present
Texas Trial Lawyers AssociationSustaining Member1971 - Present
American Association for JusticeSustaining Member1971 - Present

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Jane Doe v. Apartment ComplexSuccessful settlement for plaintiff

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Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
7 Fatal Mistakes Texas Accident Victims Make, 2nd Edition7 Fatal Mistakes Texas Accident Victims Make2012
American Bar Association GPSolo MagazineLegal Pitfalls in Hiring Domestic Help2011
ABA GPSolo publicationSocial Security Disability: What Every Lawyer Should Know2011
Texas Lawyer2011's Substantive Law Developments - Personal Injury2011
American Bar Association GPSolo MagazineBest Practices With Staff2010
Effectively Staffing Your Law FirmA Blueprint for Marketing with Staff2009
9 Fatal Mistakes Social Security Disability Claimants Make9 Fatal Mistakes Social Security Disability Claimants Make2008
American Bar Association GPSolo MagazineThe Client Matters2008
How to Capture and Keep Clients: Marketing Strategies for LawyersA Blueprint for Marketing with Staff2006
American Bar Association GPSolo Magazine Accommodations for Diversity2004
American Bar Association GPSolo MagazineRallying the In-House Team2004
American Bar Association GPSolo MagazineA Blueprint for Marketing with Staff2003
Document Assembly and Practice Systems ReportOne Firm's Solution: LawBase Case Management Software1992

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Baylor University School of LawLawJ.D.1971
Baylor UniversityBusiness AdministrationB.B.A.1971

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
North Dallas Bar AssociationEthical Issues in Representing Injured or Disabled Clients2014
North Dallas Bar AssociationEthical Duty to Use the Texas Lawyers Assistance Program2013
North Dallas Bar AssociationLegal Hazards of Hiring Household Help2013
Senior Lawyers CommitteeMedicaid Planning and VA Pension Benefits2012
North Dallas ClinicMedicaid Planning and VA Pension Benefits2012
Media Relations CommitteeEthical Aspects of Social Media for Lawyers2012
Kaufman County Bar Association MeetingMedicaid Planning and VA Pension Benefits2012
North Dallas Bar AssociationMedicaid Planning and VA Pension Benefits2011
Medallion Assisted Living CenterVA Pension Benefits2011
LifeCare Hospitals of PlanoLong Term Care Options2011
Heritage Senior Center of IrvingVA Pension Benefits2011
Heritage Senior Center of IrvingMedicaid Planning for Long Term care2011
Lawyers Inner CircleAttracting Clients by Blogging2009
International Women's Insolvency & Restructuring ConfederationUsing Avvo & Twitter to Build Your Law Practice2009
DFW Solosez Technology ConferenceTightwad Technology for Tough Times2009
The Ethics of Law Firm BlogsThe Ethics of Law Firm Blogs2008
Lawyers Inner CircleInternet Social Networking for Lawyers2008
ATLAS Lawyer GroupBe Nice To Your Clients And They Will Refer Friends To You2008
Lawyers Inner CircleAttorney Marketing2007
Dallas Trial Lawyers AssociationPreventing Employee Turnover2006
Carrollton Bar AssociationEthical Attorney Advertising2005
North Dallas Bar AssociationNew Rules for Attorney Advertising2004
Irving High School Professional DayStreet Law1996