The Texas personal injury attorneys at Roberts & Roberts Law Firm have successfully represented clients across America, including Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Louisiana, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Wyoming and, of course, across the state of Texas.
We are proud of the extraordinarily high percentage of our current clients who were recommended to us by our former clients. Sit down with us for a free consultation and find out why so many people recommend Roberts & Roberts.
Learn About Our Attorneys’ Qualifications
- What does it mean for a lawyer to be Board Certified in Personal Injury Trial Law or Civil Trial Law?
A Board Certified attorney is a lawyer who has demonstrated special competence in a particular field and whose competence is certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. All lawyers must be licensed to practice law, but less than 1% are Board Certified in Personal Injury Trial Law.
- What is the College of the State Bar of Texas?
The College of the State Bar of Texas recognizes lawyers who maintain and enhance their professional skills and the quality of their service to the public by significant voluntary participation in continuing legal education programs. Only about eight percent (8%) of the attorneys in Texas are able to meet or exceed the requirements for membership in the College.
- What is the American Board of Professional Liability Attorneys?
The American Board of Professional Liability Attorneys is accredited by the American Bar Association to certify attorneys with special expertise in areas involving professional negligence. An attorney must have substantially engaged in litigation of professional liability claims and passed a written as well as an oral examination to be certified by this board.
- What is the National Board of Trial Advocacy?
The National Board of Trial Advocacy is an organization accredited by the American Bar Association to certify an attorney in the specialty areas of civil and criminal trial law. Today there are only about 1,600 attorneys across the country who have been accredited by the National Board of Trial Advocacy in Civil Trial Advocacy.
- What is the National College of Advocacy?
The National College of Advocacy is the professional education arm of the American Association for Justice. The purpose of the National College of Advocacy is to provide a lawyer with the opportunity to learn about recent legal trends and developments in various fields of law, enhance his or her trial skills, and earn recognition within the profession.
- What is a Texas Super Lawyer?
Law & Politics magazine and the publishers of Texas Monthly conduct an annual statewide survey of Texas lawyers to come up with their list of “Texas Super Lawyers.” The nominees are reviewed by a blue ribbon panel in each practice area. Only 5% of the lawyers in Texas can make the list of “Texas Super Lawyers.” To learn more about the Texas Super Lawyer selection process, go to www.superlawyers.com.
- What is the American Board of Trial Advocates?
The American Board of Trial Advocates membership consists of approximately 6,300 trial lawyers representing equally the plaintiff and defense bars, as well as judges, spread among 93 chapters in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico. Membership is by invitation only, and the chapter to which the attorneys at Roberts & Roberts belong requires approval by 85% of the general membership to extend an invitation. Perspective members must have at least 5 years of active experience as trial lawyers, have tried at least 10 civil jury trials to conclusion, and possess additional litigation experience as well as exhibit the virtues of civility, integrity, and professionalism. The primary mission of the American Board of Trial Advocates has been the preservation of the civil jury trial right guaranteed by the Seventh Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.
- What is the Martindale-Hubbell Attorney Rating Service?
Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer review ratings 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. An “A/V” rating is its highest rating.
- What is the Advanced Studies in Trial Advocacy (ASTA) award from the American Association for Justice (AAJ)?
AAJ is the only nationally accredited continuing legal education provider tailored to plaintiff attorneys. This tailored focus combined with a comprehensive approach utilizing skills and experience make ASTA unparalleled among legal curricula. Active participation in the program provides recognition for dedication, commitment, and enthusiasm to pursuing legal education. Currently, there are only 16 trial attorneys in the nation to have earned the “Advanced Studies in Trial Advocacy” (ASTA) award from the National College of Advocacy.
- What are the Fellows of the Texas Bar Foundation?
The Texas Bar Foundation is a non-profit organization whose mission is to build a stronger justice system for Texas. Members of the Foundation are referred to as Fellows, and their selection is based on an outstanding record in the legal profession as well as proven commitment to serve the community at large. Only one percent (1%) of Texas attorneys are Fellows of the Foundation. Election to the Fellows of the Texas Bar Foundation is one of the highest honors that can be bestowed upon a member of the State Bar of Texas.
- What are the Fellows of the American Bar Foundation?
The Fellows of the American Bar Foundation is an honorary organization of attorneys, judges, law faculty, and legal scholars who have demonstrated outstanding leadership in the legal profession and service to society. Fellows are nominated by their peers in the profession and elected by the Board of Directors of the American Bar Foundation. Membership in the Fellows is limited to less than one percent (1%) of the lawyers admitted to practice in each jurisdiction and to a small percentage of international lawyers.
- What is The National Trial Lawyers?
The National Trial Lawyers is a national organization composed of America’s premier trial lawyers from each state. Membership is obtained through special invitation and is limited to a select few of the most qualified attorneys from each state that practice exclusively civil plaintiff or criminal defense law. Its mission is to promote excellence in the legal profession through advocacy training, networking, and education of trial attorneys.
Our Commitment to Our Community
The personal injury firm and legal staff of Roberts & Roberts believe it is important to support our community. That’s why our law firm has a long record of serving as volunteers, donating funds and holding leadership roles with worthy civic, educational and charitable organizations across East Texas.
Komen Tyler’s 18th annual Race for the Cure to raise money for Breast health services in Smith County was held on May 7th. Randy Roberts and his wife Neysa, participated among many others and won their respective divisions for the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure.
Attorney Bruce Roberts, along with Roberts & Roberts’s staff, present a $2,000 check to the Children’s Miracle Network during the 25th Annual Children’s Miracle Network Celebration Fund-Raiser. The staff answered phones and took pledges during the telethon at CBS 19. With the help of staff and the donation, the Children’s Miracle Network had its most successful year yet with nets more than $722,468.
Texas Boys State is among the most respected and selective educational programs of government instruction for high school students. Recently, Patrick Smallwood, a young man came by our office to thank Mr. Roberts for sending him to Texas Boys State and presented him with an official Texas Boys State T-shirt. “It was a pleasure to come by and meet Mr. Roberts.” said Smallwood. “I’m very grateful to him and the Roberts & Roberts Law Firm for sending me to Texas Boys State.”
Roberts & Roberts is proud to support the Gift of Love on KLTV. The organization helps East Texas children who need homes and families. There are over 100,000 children is foster care in the United States. Approximately 1,000 are in the surrounding East Texas areas alone. If you would like more information about adoption or fostering call the Gift of Love hotline at 1-888-kids-275.
Roberts and Roberts have teamed up with The Taxi Cab Company of Tyler and MADD to offer a free taxi service on New Year’s Eve for those that need a designated driver.
The personal injury attorneys at Roberts & Roberts Law Firm have served on the local board of directors or are otherwise members of the following organizations:
- Goodwill Industries of East Texas
- Smith County Child Welfare Board
- Consumer Federation of America
- Leadership Tyler
- CASA for Kids of East Texas
- Amputee Coalition of America
- Brain Injury Association of America
- United Spinal Association
- American Society of Safety Professionals
- National Safety Council
- Texas Watch
- Public Justice
Randy has served for more than 27 years on the board of directors of a local sheltered workshop for the disabled (n/k/a Goodwill Industries of East Texas, Inc.), as a Cub Scout leader for more than 15 years, and as a coach for a local high school mock trial team for more than 9 years. He is a member of the original class of Leadership Tyler.
Bruce Roberts is a member of First Christian Church and has been an assistant soccer coach, little league baseball coach and Boy Scout den leader. He is currently an officer and board member of the Smith County Child Welfare Board. He is also the Past Noble Grand of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows, William Tell Lodge No. 27 (the Independent Order of Odd Fellows is one of the oldest fraternal organizations in the United States).
Mike is presently the Board Chair of CASA for Kids of East Texas, a non-profit organization that provides trained community volunteers to advocate in court for abused and neglected children. Mike has served as both a member and President of the Board of Directors of Goodwill Industries of East Texas. He has served on the Board of Directors of Parents Services Center, Inc. as both Vice-President and President. He has also served on the Board of Directors and Advisory Board of the Regional East Texas Food Bank.
Karen served on the Tyler Civic Theater’s Board of Directors from 2002 to 2006 and was Chair of the Smith County Democratic party from 2004 to 2006. She was also on the Tyler Junior College Alumni Board of Directors for 6 years. (2003-2009)