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Bruce L. Roberts

Bruce L. Roberts

Practice areas:

Personal Injury, Wrongful Death

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CERTIFICATION & LICENSES


Bruce L. Roberts is an attorney Board Certified in Personal Injury Trial Law. According to the State Bar of Texas only three percent (3%) of Texas Attorneys are Board Certified in Personal Injury Trial Law. Bruce is licensed to practice law in all State Courts as well as the Eastern, Western, and Northern Districts of the United States District Courts. He is also licensed to practice within the U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals and The U.S. Supreme Court.


 


PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION


Bruce attended the University of Texas and the University of Texas School of Law, graduating in 1981. After working for a year in the Twelfth Court of Appeals for the State of Texas , he joined his brother forming a law firm now known as Roberts & Roberts. In addition to being Board Certified in Personal Injury Trial Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization, he has also been recognized as a Civil Trial Advocate by the National Board of Trial Advocacy. He is also a member of the College of the State Bar of Texas.


 


PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND


Bruce has been active, not only in the actual trial of personal injury lawsuits, but also in the academic area by authoring several articles in the area of personal injury law. He was a member of the Review of Litigation and the American Journal of Criminal Law at the University of Texas School of Law. While in private practice he has co-authored articles for seminars sponsored by the University of Houston School of Law, the Texas Trial Lawyer's Association, and the American Association for Justice.


 


In addition to trying numerous lawsuits, Bruce has handled appeals before the Texas Supreme Court, the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals, and the U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals.


 


PERSONAL BACKGROUND & INTERESTS


 


Bruce Roberts understands, however, there is more to life than the practice of law. He was born November 30, 1956, and graduated from Robert E. Lee High School in Tyler, Texas . He is married and the father of three children. He is a member of the First Christian Church and has been an assistant soccer coach, little league baseball coach, and den leader of pack 335 for four years. He has also been on the Board of the American Heart Association, Head Injury Association of Tyler, United Cerebral Palsy Telethon, and Past Noble Grand of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows ,  William Tell Lodge No. 27 (one of the oldest fraternal organizations in the United States).

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1981

  1. Personal Injury: 80%
    34 years
  2. Wrongful Death: 20%
    34 years

Payment

Fees:

Contingent (33-40%), Free Consultation (120 minutes)

Attorney Endorsements

1 total

  • Michael Ray Murphy

    Bruce is a very accomplished attorney. He has a knack for obtaining swift, fair settlements for his clients. When no settlement can be reached, his clients receive excellent representation in and out of the courtroom.

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    Michael Murphy Personal Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Worked for lawyer

Contact Info

Roberts & Roberts

118 West 4th Street
Tyler, TX, 75701

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
TXEligible To Practice In Texas 198105/24/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Texas Super LawyerThomson Reuters2011
Texas Super LawyerThomson Reuters2006
Bar Register of Preeminent LawyersMartindale-HubbellN/A
AV Preeminent 5.0 (out of 5 peer review rating)Martindale-HubbellN/A
A+Better Business BureauN/A

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerRoberts & Roberts1985 - Present
AttorneySheehy, Lovelace and Mayfield1982 - 1985
Briefing AttorneyTwelfth Court of Appeals1981 - 1982

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
National Board of Trial AdvocacyCivil Trial AdvocateN/A
College of the State Bar of TexasMemberN/A
American Heart AssociationMemberN/A
Brain Injury Association of AmericaMemberN/A
American Society of Safety EngineersMemberN/A
Coalition of AmericaMemberN/A
National Safety CounselMemberN/A
National Spinal Cord Injury AssociationMemberN/A

Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
Weekend With the StarsTaking Cases that CountN/A
Stalwarts' Hall of FameInvestigating Major Personal Injury ClaimsN/A
Advanced Personal Injury and Insurance Law SeminarAgency, Vicarious Liability and the Search for the Deep PocketN/A
Advanced Personal Injury and Insurance Law SeminarInformal Discovery TechniquesN/A
Advanced Personal Injury CourseProducts LiabilityN/A

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Texas System, AustinLawJ.D. - Juris Doctor1981
University of Texas System, AustinN/AB.B.A.1978