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Throughout his career, Scott W. Wert has helped thousands of injured people as well as families of individuals who have been wrongfully killed as a result of another’s negligence or as a result of a company’s bad acts.

After graduating law school in 1995, Scott immediately went to work at the Harris County District Attorney’s Office in Houston, Texas. As an Assistant District Attorney, Scott conducted numerous trials seeking justice for victims of intoxicated drivers, assault, and other crimes.

From 1997 to the present, Mr. Wert has represented thousands of injured people and their families. A veteran trial lawyer with more than 55 trials, Mr. Wert is a certified life member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum. The Million Dollar Advocates Forum is one of the most prestigious groups of trial lawyers in the United States and less than 1% of U.S. lawyers are members.

Scott is happily married and is the father of two children. Scott presently serves as an Elder at Southwest Christian Church and was the volunteer worship leader there for more than 14 years. He is presently the lead singer of All to Ashes (a self described “rock-n-roll worship band”).


Practice areas


  1. Litigation: 70%
    20 years
  2. Business: 10%
    2 years
  3. Personal Injury: 10%
    18 years
  4. Commercial: 5%
    2 years
  5. Insurance: 5%
    2 years



Hourly ($250-400/hour), contingent (33-45%), Fixed (sometimes), Retainer (sometimes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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Contact info

Bailey & Galyen

1300 Summit Ave Ste 650
Fort Worth, TX, 76102-4442


TXEligible To Practice In Texas 199510/19/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Life MemberMillion Dollar Advocates Forum2015
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
OwnerThe Wert Law Firm, PLLC2006 - Present
Head of Litigation (Of Counsel 2006-2013)Foster & Sear, LLP2000 - 2013
AttorneyGroce, Groce, & Wert1997 - 2000
Assistant District AttorneyHarris County District Attorney1995 - 1997
Association namePosition nameDuration
Million Dollar Advocates ForumLifetime Member2013 - Present
Texas Trial Lawyers AssociationN/A2003 - 2014
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Texas Tech University School of LawN/ADoctor of Jurisprudence/Juris Doctor (J.D.)1995
Baylor University School of LawN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1992