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Kay L. Van Wey

Practice areas:

Personal Injury, Medical Malpractice, Defective and Dangerous Products, Litigation, Negligence

About Me

Kay Van Wey is a Board Certified Personal Injury Trial Lawyer with over 25 years of experience.  She has been named a Texas Super Lawyer by her peers for the past 10 consecutive years and has attained membership in the Million and Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum because of past results she has achieved for her clients.  In 2011, Kay was named one of the Top 100 Trial Lawyers in Texas.

Kay Van Wey began her legal career in 1984 in her hometown of Lawton, Oklahoma as a Comanche County Assistant District Attorney. As a young prosecutor, Kay gained valuable courtroom experience. She later built upon the fundamentals she learned as a prosecutor as she tried numerous civil and criminal cases throughout Texas and Oklahoma.

Over the years, Kay has focused her practice on representing plaintiffs in personal injury litigation. She has represented many people who have become the unwitting victims of catastrophic personal injury or wrongful death. She has received national media attention for her work and achievements on her clients' behalf.

Kay Van Wey is licensed to practice law in Texas, Oklahoma, and Illinois and is admitted to practice before the US District Court for Northern District of Texas, the US District Court for Eastern District of Texas, the US District Court for the Western District of Oklahoma and the US District Court for the Northern District of Oklahoma.

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1983

  1. Negligence: 20%
    31 years
  2. Litigation: 20%
    31 years
  3. Defective and Dangerous Products: 20%
    26 years
  4. Medical Malpractice: 20%
    24 years
  5. Personal Injury: 20%
    31 years

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Fees:

Free Consultation (15 minutes)

Attorney Endorsements

7 total 

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    I endorse this lawyer's work. Having worked with Kay since 1992, along with approximately 2000 other Dallas trial attorneys, I have found Kay to be a very professional and effective advocate for her clients. Kay does not hesitate to devote the time and effort to develop her cases and to vigorously represent her clients in settlement discussions or, if necessay, at trial. Kay has the legal skills and the knowledge to get the job done.

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    Charles Oliver Mediation Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Ellen A. Presby

    I endorse this lawyer's work. She cares about her clients, knows the law, and works hard to find a good solution for her cases. We would be better served with more lawyers like Kay Van Wey.

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    Ellen Presby Personal Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact Info

VAN WEY LAW, P.L.L.C.

12720 Hillcrest Road
SUITE 725
Dallas, TX, 75230

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
TXEligible To Practice In Texas 199005/02/2015
OKAuthorized to practice law198303/19/2009
ILVoluntarily Inactive199205/14/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Texas Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2012
Top 100 Trial LawyersNational Trial Lawyers Association2011
Texas Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2011
Texas Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2010
Texas Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2009
Texas Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2008
Texas Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2007
Texas Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2006
Texas Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2005
Texas Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2004
Texas Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2003
Board Certified Personal Injury Trial LawTexas Board of Legal Specialization1998
AV Rated and Preiminent Lawyer listingMartindale-Hubbell1990
Million Dollar and Multi-Million Dollar AdvocateMillion Dollar Advocates ForumN/A

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
OwnerVAN WEY LAW, P.L.L.C.2009 - Present
PartnerVan Wey & Johnson, L.L.P.1995 - 2009
AssociatePaul L. Smith and Associates1991 - 1995
AssociateHill, Heard, Gilstrap, Goetz and Moore1991 - 1992
Solo PractitionerButler, Moore and Van Wey1985 - 1991

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Texas Bar FoundationFellow2009 - Present
State Bar of Texas, District 6A Grievance CommitteeMember2006 - 2009
Dallas Trial Lawyers AssociationMember1995 - Present
Dallas Bar AssociationMember1992 - Present
Texas Trial Lawyers AssociationMember1992 - Present
Association of Trial Lawyers of AmericaMember1985 - Present
American Association for JusticeMemberN/A
American Bar AssociationMemberN/A

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
ConfidentialConfidential Settlement
ConfidentialConfidential Settlement

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Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
Univeristy of Houston CLEExpert Witnesses: Selection, Qualification and Disqualification2005

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Oklahoma City University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1983
University of OklahomaPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1980

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Texas Personal Injury Practice for ParalegalsNegotiating, Mediating, Settling and Trying Personal Injury Cases2009
Advanced Evidence and DiscoveryExpert Witness , Qualification, Disqualification and Daubert Challenges1997
Advanced Insurance LawFinal Argument1996
Advanced Insurance LawWrongful Death, Survival and Relational Claims1995

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