As founder and managing attorney of Brandy Austin Law Firm, PLLC, Brandy Austin has worked to build an innovative law firm that caters to the needs of each client, provides professional growth opportunities for each team member, and gives back to the community. She strives to create a diverse team of lawyers that provide innovative, high-quality, and cost-effective legal services to the every day person and small business.
Brandy manages all the business, financial, marketing, and administrative aspects of the firm. She also supervises client accounts and the associates' case assignments. Committed to the success of happy employees and work-life balance, Brandy created a flex-time program that benefits all employees, including attorneys.
Brandy is heavily involved in the community and instills this principle into the firm culture. Each department and all members of the firm have the opportunity and are encouraged to become active members of the local community, as well as non-profit organizations that directly support the local community.
As a trial attorney, Brandy focuses on multiple types of litigation, including personal injury, business disputes, probate, and contested family law. Brandy has tried multiple cases to verdict and is the lead member of the firm trial team.
Brandy was born and raised in Salisbury, North Carolina. Although neither of her parents graduated from college, she defied the odds to attain a high level of education. Following law school, she worked on medical malpractice and medical device cases. Work-life balance become a priority after having a child so Brandy started her own firm working part-time with only an initial investment of $300. She has continually reinvested in herself and her team and created a successful firm with a supportive, team-centric environment.
Her life is a testament to what you can achieve through hard work, perseverance, determination, and resilience. She has an entrepreneurial drive that constantly moves her forward in the face of obstacles.
Rising Star, Super Lawyers 2015-2020 Top 10 Attorney Award Under 40, National Academy Of Personal Injury Attorneys AVVO Top Attorney Award Top Attorney, Ft. Worth Magazine 2015-2020 10 Best Client Satisfaction, American Institute of Legal Counsel Fellows of the Texas Bar Foundation Reversal of existing law: Terry Revell v. Morrison Supply Company, LLC, No. 02-15-00195-CV Judgment awarded for over $1,000,000 for dog bite injuries
Texas, 2008 U.S. District Court Northern District of Texas, 2013 U.S. District Court Eastern District of Texas, 2014
Baylor University School of Law, Waco, Texas J.D. - 2008 Honors: Dean's List Honors: Chair of the Alumni Committee for Phi Alpha Delta Honors: Finalist of Naman Howell Smith and Lee Interscholastic Client Counseling Competition Honors: Coach of National Client Counseling Team Honors: High A; Family Rights Litigation Honors: Participant in Strasburger & Price Moot Court Competition East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina B.A. magna cum laude - 2005 Honors: Dean's List, Chancellor's List Honors: First Generation College Graduate Honors: Recipient of Carlton-Troutman Scholarship for Political Science Honors: Attorney General of the East Carolina University Judicial Board Honors: Scholar for Council on Legal Education Opportunity Honors: Treasurer of Phi Alpha Delta Honors: Member of Gamma Beta Phi Honors: National Society of Collegiate Scholars Honors: Member of East Carolina Honors Organization Honors: Chancellor's List Honors: Top 10% of Graduating Class Major: English & Political Science
Quarterly Family Law Newsletter, April, 2009 Cemetery of Roses, Nonfiction, Rebel: 47., 2005 Uneaten Birthday Cake, Fiction, Rebel: 47., 2005 At the End of the Dirt Road, Original play performed at Emerge Art Gallery, 2005
Professional Associations and Memberships
Tarrant County Trial Lawyers, Board of Directors Tarrant County Bar Association Arlington Chamber of Commerce Professionals Serving Seniors Leading Edge of Leadership Fort Worth Arlington Bar Association