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Posted by Christine, a Divorce client, Flag
Brian came highly recommended by two friends who also suggested I fire my previous attorney based on his reputation. Thankfully, they gave me great advice - my other lawyer had me a nervous wreck.
I trust Brian and know he has my back and am 100% confident he is protecting me, my assets and my financial future.
I highly recommend Brian to all of my friends, colleagues and clients who have the misfortune of going through a divorce.
Thanks for keeping me safe Brian!!!
Posted by Ronald, a Divorce client, Flag
Brian Walters has been a lifesaver to me. He and his staff were with me the entire time I was going through my DIVORCE. To have Brian Walters in your corner you will have a winner on your team. Brian is both personal and professional. I ended up with over $ 100K , house and all my vehicles. Please believe me. You can trust Brian and his team to take care of all your needs. Brian continues to help me in many ways. I never knew Brian before I hired him. To this day I believe God had a hand in sending me to Brian Walter and staff. If you need someone that will take care of all your needs , Please call Brian and you can believe he will take care of , YOU.
Posted by Shawn, a Divorce client, Flag
Listen, if you're reading this, I encourage you to let this be your last review and proceed with hiring Brian. I've worked with some lame lawyers in the past and heard some horror stories and Brian is on the opposite side of that spectrum.
If you are looking for someone that is honest, respectful, courteous, and extremely responsive, then look no further.
Brian was very accommodating in handling my case virtually via phone and email. And there was never a point where he was not on top of communicating. Even advising that he was in court and he would get back to me. Responding to emails late at night. Or calling on his cell. How nice is that from a lawyer?
I just can't say enough nice things about Brian. You really have to experience him for yourself.
Divorce is ugly. I hope I never go through that again. But Brian helped guide me through it and if I ever require divorce or child custody services, he will be the only council I will seek.
Thanks for everything, Brian!
Posted by Virginia, a Child Custody client, Flag
i had some issues with my daughters father, drug use and family violence. once i found out he had hit my daughter i called Brian and started the process to get sole custody and supervised visitation. We 1st tried to move the case in to the county that i now live in but that was taking for ever (nothing on Brian's part) so he advised to stop the transfer and proceed in the county it was in. once we stopped that we had a court date set in a matter of 2 weeks and was granted sole custody with NO visitations. I'm so happy with this out come way more then i expected. i will use Brian again if i need to and will be telling every one i know about what he has done for me and my family!!!!
Posted by Jessica, a Divorce client, Flag
I'm a current client of Mr. Brian Walter's law office in Austin, Texas an I have always had a positive experience in working with him. My primary means of contact with Mr. Walter's was through email which was always prompt I never had to wait long for a reply. Mr. Walter's also answered questions I had on weekend hours when the office was closed. I was using the legal services for a divorce an I never had a problem with Mr. Walter's performance whatever I asked of him it was done immediately. All petitions an other paperwork was filed quickly. Between the fees I was charged and the work that was received I was very satisfied an I will use this law office in the future if needed.
Posted by Jake, a Family client, Flag
My title says it all! Brian Walters is a great attorney and a good person. I came across Brian after I fired my first attorney. I was really behind an eight ball due to my first attorney. I called Brian on Sunday and he actually answered the phone and had a lengthy conversation with me regarding my case. He didn't brush me off nor ask me to call during business hours. Turns out he is like that even after you pay him his retainer. Imagine that, an attorney who still works hard after a retainer is given. Yes Brian, you're a rare gem!
I was very leery of any attorneys due to what my first attorney had done. Brian erased my fears in our first conversation. It was refreshing to hear the truth on the possible outcomes of my divorce. Brian explained the family law code to me gave me the best case scenario and the worst case scenario.. He used his 17 years in the field to give me what he thought may happen. He didn't make any crazy promises. In fact the only promise he made was that he would work hard on my case.
The process of getting a divorce is not a pleasant experience. I believe when there is a child or children are involved as in my case, it is a especially hard, stressful and at times frightful, even more so when you are a guy. Brian was completely honest about what to expect. He was very informative. Fear is caused typically by the unknown as much of a divorce is just that unknown. He knew the family law code inside and out and filled me with information which really helped me understand the options he was giving me and helped make logical decisions not emotional ones.
Brian went out of his way to answer any question I had and at times he calm my nerves and settled me down when the other side did something to make me mad. He got me through the emotional roller coaster that a divorce is. He took time out of his vacation to answer my calls, texts and emails. Brian even spoke to me for 30 minutes on the 4th of July.
He was able to speak and negotiate with my wife's attorney which helped lower my costs by staying out of the court room. He also caught a few things they were trying to sneak in where my previous attorney would of screwed me.
Brian and his office staff are up to date on technology. They use an awesome web portal that allows discussions, uploading documents and has a your account statement right there. It was truly an awesome experience being able to have so much information regarding my case right there.
His office is just as great as Brian is. They are very kind and sensitive to you when you call the office or they call you. They are quick to respond to questions with truthful and legit answers. They do not blow you off. I felt that the cared about each individual and didn't just peg you as another case number.
Halfway through our divorce, my wife and I started to communicate something my previous attorney absolutely told me not to do. I spoke to Brian regarding communication with my wife and he supported it as long as I didn't give out any vital information and to mainly listen. I can see why most attorneys tell you NOT to talk to the other half during a divorce because it might cost them some billing fees. My wife and I ended up going to dinner and we've not been apart since! We ultimately asked to have our divorced tossed out. Brian was happy for us and even helped do that. I know that each divorce is different and may not be savable, I just wanted to point out that Brian was tough when he needed to be for my legal protection and he was able to switch gears and help both my wife and I when we decided to resume our marriage.
At the end of the day, Brian Walters is a great attorney and person. I typically don't do online reviews however I would be doing Brian and those who are in need of a great family law attorney a disservice by not sharing my great experience with a terrific attorney.
As a business owner, I sure wish he did business law!
Posted by Tracy, a Divorce client, Flag
I came to Brian in the midst of a messy divorce that had dragged on for over a year! I was exhausted & confused as to how to proceed. All of my anxiety ceased the moment Brian took my case. He's a phenomenal attorney! I simply can't say enough good things about him.
To start, he took ownership of my divorce from day one. He went about his work as if it were he who was getting divorced. The second I walked out of his office after our first meeting, I KNEW I HAD HIRED THE BEST.
Brian is extremely thorough...making calls, filing motions, etc....all without me having to initiate anything. He was on top of every aspect of my case.
His staff is equally impressive. Whenever I dealt with them, they were very knowledgeable, courteous and helpful. When working with anyone in Brian's office, you feel as though you were working with Brian himself.
I was always made fully aware of how things were progressing with my case and never left to wonder about a singe detail.
For A to Z, Brian scores a 100% when working with him...he's that good.
As for that divorce that dragged on for over a year...Brian finalized it in ONE WEEK!
I would absolutely recommend any and everyone to hire Brian for their attorney! He's the best...hands down!
Brian, You are a life saver!..Thanks!,
Posted by Stella, a Divorce client, Flag
Mr. Walters is currently handling my divorce case. He is amazingly dedicated to his client. I first e-mailed him at 4 am in the morning to ask for an immediate divorce and requested for protective orders (from an abusive spouse). At 7 am, he e-mailed me to be prepared to go to his office and got the paper work started. At 10 am I arrived at his office. His assistant Haylee is great and awesome. With Mr. Walters and Haylee's help, all of the paper works were ready within 2 hours of arrival to his office. Within a couple hours afterward, the protective orders were approved by the judge and divorce paperwork was filed in court. All of those were taken care of in less than 24 hours. The children and I are very grateful for the quick process since our safety is on the line. Really, Mr. Walters is a great Attorney. He is responsive to answer the e-mails and questions through the process, even on the weekends. If he is not in his office, he always has someone else who is reliable and knowledgeable to take care of you while he's gone, so you don't have to wait in agony. Our case is still pending, and I am looking forward to give more reviews when the divorce is settled.
Posted by Raul, a Divorce client, Flag
Working with Brian has been a flawless experience. He is knowledgeable, dedicated, efficient, responsive and very professional. Brian has managed my case in a thorough manner while being mindful of timelines and cost. I am glad I was referred to his office!
Posted by Maria, a Divorce client, Flag
When I hired an attorney to represent starting my divorce, I was hung out to dry at the first mediation. This other attorney did nothing to protect me or my interests. It was obvious to everyone especially the other counselor and my husband my attorney was intimidated. After a grueling 8 house of mediation and I ended up homeless, with no financial support, and no vehicle. Coming out of the meeting my attorney told me she wanted to hire my DAUGHTER (who knows nothing about the law) who helped her in the mediation I almost hit the floor, I cried and had nightmares all night. After I pulled myself together and found Brian on the legal advice web site he offered to help me right off the bat. Brian called me immediately, I explained the situation to him and within minutes he explained that in his years of experience he has seen this happen to many times. He took the time to explain things to me and was completely understanding about my cash flow situation and worked with me to secure his ratiner. Even with my hesitation, and changing my mind almost a hundred times about hiring a new attorney, he agreed to represent, basically a crazy woman. Honestly he and his team are priceless. After meeting with Brian and Haylee I had my first good nights sleep in months. My husband blindsided me with a divorce, this was my first and only marriage, I was dumbfounded, confused and totally caught off guard. In a matter of a week Brian leveled the playing field, both he and Haylee talked me through some really out of the blue circumstances and never, ever wavered. I am in need of a good probate attorney now and my only wish is I find one at least 1/2 as good as Brian and his awesome support team. Do not waste your money or take any chances, If you want an attorney strong and smart from or the get go, you want Brian. If you need an attorney you can trust, hire Brian. You will sleep peacefully knowing you're in good hands, I know I did. I promise you Brian is an attorney with a HEART! My only regret is that I did not hire Brian Walters and Haylee from the word go!
Posted by Lisa, a Family client, Flag
I was in need of a really good attorney and was in the middle of a medical crisis with my son at the time I found Brian Walters. Dealing with my sons health was already a huge ordeal I came across Brian's number. I decided to call his office for a free consultation. His office was extremely helpful and I was immedialty transferred. From the moment I heard Brian's voice it was reassuring. I explained my legal issue and Brian was immediatly receptive. My mind was made up I wanted Brian Walter's as my attorney. I met with Brian for the first time and was extremely impressed. Hired on the spot. Since day one Brian has been excellent in communications, caring, and proactive. If you need an attorney that will do the job in court and off court Brian Walter's and his staff are your #1 choice. I was pleased from the first day and even in the end.
Posted by Chrystal, a Child Custody client, Flag
Very easy to get ahold of when needed. We were always one step ahead. Great to work with. Always stuck to the facts and what information was important to the case, without having to get excess drama involved. Very clear and to the point, and if I had questions he answered them directly in a manner that was easily understood. In this stressful situation he was calm and secure in his ability to help me win, this gave us a more at ease feeling. THANK YOU!
Posted by Cindy Samtaw, a Child Custody client, Flag
I meet Brain Walters the 1st day after we retained him, it was also our 1st day in court so he only had 24 hours or less to be in court with us . I personal think Brian is a person that holds his practice at a high standard and I would not expect anything less from him , I would do it all again in our situation . We are still in the middle of our court case but I am confident that Brian Walters will do his best to win our case . i would highly recommend him and his professional office staff to any one that is going through a divorce that concerns children .
Posted by Tierney, a Child Custody client, Flag
I hired Brian when I was unfortunately preemptively ambushed by my child's father in an attempt to hurt me and to gain custody of my unborn daughter. I had been abandoned by this man and have done everything by myself and am alone and far away from my family. Brian immediately came to my rescue and has shown nothing but complete dedication and concern for me and for what is most important to me in my life-my daughter and making sure she is protected and not taken from me. He and his staff have been extremely helpful, responsive, and supportive of me during this scary time and have done everything they could to take the weight of this off of me so that I could focus on my pregnancy and having a happy, healthy baby. Brian has been informative and has always answered all of my questions and addressed all of my concerns in a more than timely manner. He has even called and emailed me back promptly on weekends on his off hours to calm my fears and to clearly answer my questions. Brian and his staff know that I have been alone to pay for everything for my daughter and everything needed for her arrival with no help and so he has even worked with me financially so that I could make it work and still afford his representation, which many lawyers would not be willing to do. The office staff is knowledgeable and experienced and clear and direct in explaining the process and reasons for doing certain things. They make you feel like they are your friends, not just your legal representatives. Brian and his staff know that my daughter, her well being, being a good mom, and giving her a good life are what is most important to me, and I am glad to know that they will do everything in their power to make sure that that is possible.
Posted by Jessica, a Divorce client, Flag
I would highly recommend choosing Brian Walters as legal representation. Mr. Walters has been compassionate, knowledgeable and trustworthy through out my complex situation. He reponds quickly to any questions or concerns.
Posted by George, a Child Custody client, Flag
I hired Brian literally less than 24hrs from a court hearing. He
took quick action along with his staff. He was very well prepared
for such short prep time. He, and his staff have been dependable,
and always very professional. They have always responded promptly
to our request or questions. Ours is an ongoing custody case, and we
greatly appreciate all Brians dedication, and help.
Posted by Brandon, a Child Custody client, Flag
Responded to questions and concerns regardless of time of day. Responded on vacation to put my mind at ease with a situation that arose with ex wife. Lays out different options and what is involved in each. His office employees are efficient in returning calls, but I have spoken to Brian more than I have his office. Speaks volumes about the man.
Posted by Sativa, a Child Custody client, Flag
Mr.Walters was very easy to work with, knowledgable, and listened to all of my concerns. I would recommend him to family and friends.
Posted by Paul, a Divorce client, Flag
I was ambushed with a divorce and a custody battle. I needed a knowledgeable tested lawyer that offered quality and affordability and brought value to my case. I retained Brian Walters to represent me and it was the smartest thing I ever did. Brian was able to guide me through the hardest event in my life with a sense of compassion and focus. As my attorney he reminded me that since there was a child involved it was not just about me or her. Because of the work Brian and his entire staff did on my behalf I was able to work out a mutual agreement that kept our child out of court and resolved our divorce with out a trial and it cost me much less then I had thought it would. Brian and his staff are responsive, professional and 100% on board with what you need to do to move forward in such a difficult time in your life. This is a first class firm that I recommend to my friends and family.
Posted by Nicole, a Child Custody client, Flag
Brian is very professional and responsive. He is great trying to settle issues outside of the courtroom with angle that will work! When you do go to court, he is a master at keeping the courtroom atmosphere calm and respectful. He was very sensitive to the issue, but remained focused on the laws and the best interest of the child. I would highly recommend Brian. Court is hard enough as it is! Be smart....get a lawyer like Brian who can relieve 90 % of the stress!
Posted by William, a Child Custody client, Flag
Mr Walters has been a lifesaver for me. My ex-wife kidnapped my children and the police would not help me recover them using my custody order. I contacted Brian and we were in front of a judge the next day and my children were returned within hours after that. The proceeding family court case that followed was equally impressive. It definitely pays to have the smartest lawyer on your side. Communication with his law-firm is excellent, I have been able to call and talk to him or his staff at anytime. The web portal he uses if very effective for viewing all legal documents and posting questions which he answers even late into the night and on weekends. I can't say enough about his law-firm and would highly recommend him to family and friends along with anyone needing a smart, strong, aggressive lawyer.
Posted by a Child Custody client, Flag
I hired Brian Walters at the suggestion of 2 coworkers who had him for their divorce and custody attorney. I petitioned my now ex-wife for the divorce and conservatorship and custody of my daughter. I paid Mr. Walters $5,000 and truthfully, all it covered in his service was to show up to 3 court appearances with me and his "driving" time, according to his bill. I told him to represent me and change unrealistic, unfair, malicious temporary divorce/custody orders so I could see my child. He told me to "borrow the money from family and to make it work and follow the temporary orders, we can always change them-- later." Well, later never came. He put in a request to drop me as a client when I ran out of money after 6 months. No explanation, no further advise of what to do or who else to hire, no nothing. Truthfully it was all about the money. I do not recommend him for any case involving your children. It is heartbreaking enough for the children and parents when going through a bitter divorce. A money hungry, heartless attorney is not going to do the children nor the parents and helpful service in a bitter custody/divorce battle.