Travis D. Weitzel
Travis is an experienced civil trial and appellate lawyer with trials to verdict in Travis, Williamson, Bell, and Hays Counties. Travis practices general civil trial and appellate law, but primarily focuses on commercial contracts, personal injury, and insurance litigation, while also providing services in wills, estates, trusts, probate, property disputes, and consumer rights violations, among other legal services.
Travis is a fifth-generation native Texan, and grew up in and around the Austin area. Prior to starting his own firm, Travis spent several years with the renowned litigation law firm Howry, Breen & Herman, LLP, where he gained extensive experience in contracts, insurance, and personal injury matters, representing consumers, insurers, self-insureds, and injured persons on both sides of the aisle.
Travis lives in Dripping Springs with his wife, Nicole, and sons, Rex and Hugo.
Travis Weitzel is not certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.
Memberships and Admissions
State Bar of Texas
Texas Southern District/Bankruptcy
Texas Western District
Texas Western Bankruptcy
American, Austin, and Camden (inactive) and Williamson County Bar Associations
Member, ABA Tort, Trial and Insurance Practice Section Trial Techniques Committee
Member, ABA Fidelity and Surety Law Committee
Honors and Academics
Rated AV-Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell, for Ethical Standards and Legal Ability*
Texas Super Lawyers (a Thomson Reuters service) Rising Star 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017
National Association of Distinguished Counsel, Nation's Top One Percent 2015, 2016, 2017
Lead Counsel Rated 2017
Balfour Scholar (Rutgers Law, 2003-04)
Rutgers Law Journal (Member, 2003-04)
Phi Delta Phi (Mahlon Pitney Inn - Founder, 2001; Magister, 2001-2002)
The University of Texas at Austin School of Law, LL.M.
Rutgers University School of Law, J.D. (Phi Delta Phi)
Texas Tech University, B.B.A.
The Constitutionality of Quasi-Convictions, 36 Rutgers L.J. 1029 (2005).
Handling Your First (Or Next) Auto Collision Case Course, "Case Evaluation and Managing
Expectations" (Speaker and Co-Author), TexasBarCLE (December 10, 2014).
*CV, BV and AV are registered certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties, Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the confidential opinions of members of the Bar and the Judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell Ratings fall into two categories - legal ability and general ethical standards.
Of Counsel: Fred Coogan