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Paul Sims Colley

Paul Sims Colley Jr.

also known as Paul Colley, Jr.

Practice areas:

Personal Injury, Car Accidents, Motorcycle Accident

About Me

Paul Colley, Jr. was first licensed to practice law in Texas in 1981. He has focused his entire career on personal injury trial law and has literally handled thousands of cases over the year. He represents injured Texans in a wide range of cases to include: car accident cases; trucking accident cases; negligence, medical malpractice, products liability, contruction accidents, oil field accidents, and many others. He has recovered millions of dollars for his clients. 


Mr. Colley typically handles cases of this type on a 'contingent fee' basis, which means that the client pays nothing unless he makes recovery for them. 


Mr. Colley is recognized by his peers as an 'AV' Rated lawyer in Martindale-Hubbell's national legal directory. He has also been inducted into the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA), which admits ONLY lawyers who have proven themselves to be among the top attorneys in the country with respect to trial experience and ability. 


Mr. Colley is ready to put his years of experience to work for you. 


Languages Spoken: Spanish

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1981

  1. Car Accidents: 40%
    34 years, 5 thousand cases
  2. Personal Injury: 40%
    34 years, 5 thousand cases
  3. Motorcycle Accident: 20%
    1 thousand cases



Contingent (25-40%)

Attorney Endorsements

5 total 

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    I have known Paul and worked closely with him for several years now. Paul is a savvy, experienced, and well rounded attorney who is always looking out for his client's best interests. He is also very talented trial attorney.


    Matthew Chaney Business Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

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    Paul has an ability to make people comfortable when working through difficult and adversial situations. He is a very effective advocate who conducts himself in a manner which makes his client feel well protected without creating acrimony with the defendant or defense lawyers.


    Kelly Weiss
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact Info

Colley & Colley, L.L.P.

12912 Hill Country Blvd Ste F-234
Austin, TX, 78738-6719


TXEligible To Practice In Texas 198105/24/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2013
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2012
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2011
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2010
Texas Super LawyersTexas Super Lawyers Magazine2009
Texas Super LawyersTexas Super Lawyers Magazine2008
Texas Super LawyersTexas Super Lawyers Magazine2007
Texas Super LawyerTexas Super Lawyers2003
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2001
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell1991
Board Certified - Personal Injury Trial LawTexas Board of Legal Specialization1989

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerColley & Colley, LLP2010 - Present
OwnerPaul Colley, Jr. & Associates2001 - 2010
PartnerBailey & Colley, LLP1998 - 2001
PartnerColley & Ewert, PC1991 - 1998
PartnerWellborn, Houston, Adkison, Mann, Sadler & Colley1986 - 1989
AttorneyGrainger & Patterson Law Firm1981 - 1986

Association NamePosition NameDuration
American Board of Trial AdvocatesMember1998 - Present
American Board of Trial Advocates, TEX-AbotaMember1998 - Present
Texas Trial Lawyers AssociationMember1985 - Present
Association of Trial Lawyers of AmericaMember1984 - Present

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Products liability Case/Truck DefectSettled
Medical Negligence/Birth InjurySettled
Medical Negligence/MRSA InfectionSettle during trial

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Publication NameTitleDate
Thunder Roads MagazineAuthor2010

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Baylor University School of LawDoctor of Jurisprudence/Juris Doctor (J.D.)N/A1981
Stephen F. Austin State UniversityPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1978

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Advanced Mediator TrainingImportance of Opening Session2012
ETMC Medical Association-Tyler, TexasMedical Negligence and Tort Reform in Texas2004
Insurance Adjusters Association of TexasAdjusting Personal Injury Claims1998