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Practice areas


  1. Maritime: 20%
    11 years
  2. Personal Injury: 20%
    11 years
  3. Brain Injury: 20%
  4. Trucking Accident: 20%
  5. Car Accident: 20%



Contingent (33-45%), Free consultation (120 minutes)

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  • Alexander Grier Dwyer

    Ryan is an outstanding trial attorney and a valuable asset to the legal community.


    Alexander Dwyer Personal injury Attorney
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  • Sofia E. Bruera

    Ryan Zehl is a dynamic and experienced trial lawyer. He is extremely dedicated to his clients and has no problem taking cases to trial in order to obtain the best value for his clients. I endorse Ryan and recommend him to potential clients and other lawyers.


    Sofia Bruera Personal injury Attorney
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TXEligible To Practice In Texas 200408/17/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2015
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2014
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2013
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2012
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2011
MemberMillion Dollar Advocates Forum2011
MemberMulti-Million Dollar Advocates Forum2011
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerZehl & Associates2007 - Present
AssociateGardere Wynne Sewell2005 - 2007
Briefing AttorneyTexas Supreme Court2004 - 2005
Association namePosition nameDuration
Multi-Million Dollar Advocates ForumMember2011 - Present
Million Dollar Advocates ForumMember2011 - Present
Super LawyersRising Star2011 - Present
National Trial Lawyers AssociationTop 100 Trial Lawyers2010 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Bush v. R&L Carriers$4.4 Million Verdict
Reedy v. Greyhound$18.8 million
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Publication nameTitleDate
Texas Super LawyersRyan Zehl: Raising the Bar2013
Verdict Search#1 Largest Accident Verdict in Texas2012
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
South Texas College of LawDoctor of Jurisprudence/Juris Doctor (J.D.)N/A2004
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Houston Trial Lawyers AssociationPunitive Damages in Truck and Bus Accidents2014