Bruce L. Roberts
Certifications and Licenses
Bruce L. Roberts is a lawyer who is Board Certified in Personal Injury Trial Law with offices in Tyler & Longview Texas. According to the State Bar of Texas only one-and-a-half percent (1.5%) of Texas Attorneys are Board Certified in Personal Injury Trial Law. Bruce is licensed to practice law in Texas as well as the Eastern, Western, and Northern Districts of the United States District Courts. He is also licensed to practice within the U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals and The U.S. Supreme Court.
Bruce attended the University of Texas and the University of Texas School of Law, graduating in 1981. After working for a year in the Twelfth Court of Appeals for the State of Texas , he joined his brother forming a law firm now known as Roberts & Roberts. In addition to being Board Certified in Personal Injury Trial Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization, he has also been recognized as a Civil Trial Advocate by the National Board of Trial Advocacy. He is also a member of the College of the State Bar of Texas.
Bruce has been active, not only in the actual trial of personal injury lawsuits, but also in the academic area by authoring several articles in the area of personal injury law. He was a member of the Review of Litigation and the American Journal of Criminal Law at the University of Texas School of Law. While in private practice he has co-authored articles for seminars sponsored by the University of Houston School of Law, the Texas Trial Lawyers Association, and the American Association for Justice.
In addition to trying numerous lawsuits, Bruce has handled appeals before the Texas Supreme Court, the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals, and the U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals.
Personal Background and Interests
Bruce Roberts understands, however, there is more to life than the practice of law. He was born November 30, 1956, and graduated from Robert E. Lee High School in Tyler, Texas . He is married and the father of three children. He is a member of the First Christian Church and has been an assistant soccer coach, little league baseball coach, and den leader of pack 335 for four years. He has also been on the Board of the American Heart Association, Head Injury Association of Tyler, United Cerebral Palsy Telethon, and Past Noble Grand of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows, William Tell Lodge No. 27 (one of the oldest fraternal organizations in the United States).