Born in Temple, Texas, on May 18, 1959, Paula Wyatt is the founding partner of the Wyatt Law Firm, Ltd. Our firm focuses on litigating severe injury claims. Paula's experience includes a number of complex issues, including wrongful death, car wrecks, defective industrial products, big rig accidents, and other types of accidents caused by negligence.
Shortly after graduating from the University of Houston, Paula Wyatt began her legal career as a prosecutor (Assistant District Lawyer) in Nueces County, Texas. In this context, she quickly distinguished herself as an accomplished, exceptional trial lawyer. She was instantly recognized as one of the most aggressive and productive prosecutors in the county. She soon became chief felony prosecutor for the 347 th District Court and was instrumental in reducing the court's backlog of cases.
Since leaving the District Attorney's Office, Ms. Wyatt has devoted herself to personal injury litigation. In this field, she has quickly distinguished herself as a formidable presence yet again. As an exceptionally successful trial attorney, she has had extensive trial experience in handling contentious litigation cases.
Attorney Wyatt and her colleagues have been involved in many high-profile cases involving:
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Ms. Wyatt has represented injured plaintiffs in the Alaska Airlines Flight 261 crash and the American Airlines Flight 587 crash. She was a member of the Steering Committee for the consolidated Alaska Airline cases and the Steering Committee for the Texas Ford / Firestone consolidated cases.
NATIONALLY RECOGNIZED SAN ANTONIO PERSONAL INJURY ATTORNEY
Paula has successfully prosecuted innumerable personal injury claims and many have involved landmark, record-breaking results.
Because of her distinguished history of professional achievements, she has earned the prestigious AV® Preeminent™ Rating by Martindale-Hubbell®. Additionally, she is a lifetime member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum and the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum. These are among the most distinguishing professional achievements available in the legal profession.
Because of her vast success as a seasoned trial attorney, Paula Wyatt is often asked to present lectures and papers. She has presented for various legal organizations and seminars and is often sought out to share her knowledge and insight with her colleagues. She has presented for the State Bar of Texas, Texas Trial Lawyers Association, Corpus Christi Bar Association, Corpus Christi Legal Assistants' Association, and the Corpus Christie Legal Secretaries' Association.
EARLY EDUCATION AND BACKGROUND
Legal Education: Doctor of Jurisprudence, University of Houston, 1984.
Undergraduate: B.A. Degree, Major: History, Texas A&M University (Cum Laude), 1981.
Corpus Christi Bar Association
Nueces County Bar Association
San Antonio Bar Association
Texas Trial Lawyers Association
American Bar Association
Board Member of the Texas Trial Lawyers Association
American Information Exchange Group
American Association for Justice (formerly the Association of Trial Lawyers of America)