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Kay L. Van Wey

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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.

Dallas Car Accident Attorney | Dallas Car Wreck Attorney | Dallas Personal Injury Attorney | Dallas Brain Injury Attorney | Pradaxa Attorney | Actos Attorney | Internal Bleeding Attorney


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Practice areas


  1. Wrongful Death: 20%
    32 years
  2. Litigation: 20%
    32 years
  3. Defective Products: 20%
    27 years
  4. Medical Malpractice: 20%
    25 years
  5. Personal Injury: 20%
    32 years



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  • Gregory Calvin Mack

    Ms. Van Wey is a preeminent lawyer in every sense of the word. She represents her clients zealously, contributes to the legal field immensely through speaking engagements and she is a worthy adversary. I know from personal experience she is outstanding in the Courtroom as well. I endorse this lawyer.


    Gregory Mack Litigation Attorney
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  • Tahira Khan Merritt

    I endorse this lawyer. Kay is a leader in her areas of expertise. She fights hard for her clients and always stays focused on protecting the injured and voiceless. A strong advocate in every sense. I am proud to know her professionally . Kay truly is a champion.


    Tahira Merritt Violent Crime Attorney
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Contact info


12720 Hillcrest Road
Dallas, TX, 75230


TXEligible To Practice In Texas 199001/09/2016
OKAuthorized to practice law198303/19/2009
ILVoluntarily Inactive199211/12/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
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
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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Publication nameTitleDate
Univeristy of Houston CLEExpert Witnesses: Selection, Qualification and Disqualification2005
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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