Stan Putman

Judge, Kostura & Putman, P.C.
2901 Bee Cave Rd, Box L
Austin, TX 78746
(512) 328-9099
www.jkplaw.com


PRACTICE HISTORY

Shareholders:

Judge, Kostura & Putman, P.C., 2004-present:

statewide practice, with emphasis on personal injury, commercial litigation; business law; and probate, will, trust and estate planning.

Other Private Practice:

Sole Practitioner

Lufkin, Texas, 1988-1989
Austin, Texas, 1990 - 2003

Associate:

Ford & Ventura, 1989

Personal Injury, Deceptive Trade Practices Act & Bankruptcy Practice

Fenley & Bate, 1987-1988

General civil litigation, workers compensation, collections and wills, trusts & estates

Internship/Mentorship:

Bowers, Cotton & Harlan, 1984 - 1987

Personal injury, medical malpractice and workers compensation

Bruce Magness, 1986-1987

Family Farmers Bankruptcy Law

PRACTICE PROFILE

Personal Injury:

Representation of persons injured through the negligence of others including:

Automobile collisions
Auto/Pedestrian collisions
Trucking and 18 Wheeler collisions
Motorcycle collisions
Industrial Accidents
Wrongful Death
Burn Injuries
Dram Shop cases
DWI and drunk driver injuries
Premises Liability
Vicious Animal Attacks

Estate Planning:

The creation of wills, trusts, powers of attorney and other estate planning documents.

Business Law:

Entity Formation and representation
"Bad Faith" insurance cases
Business disputes
Oil, gas and mineral matters
Deceptive trade practice claims prosecution

Probate:

Probate or administration of estates for the families of deceased persons.

PROFESSIONAL HISTORY

Admitted to Practice:

Supreme Court of Texas, 1987
Supreme Court of the United States of America, 1990
United States Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit, 1988
United States District Court;
Eastern District of Texas, 1988
Western District of Texas, 1989
Certified Mediator, 1998

PROFESSIONAL PROFILE

Leadership:

Managing Shareholder, President and CEO of Judge, Kostura & Putman, P.C., 2004 - present
Capital Area Trial Lawyers Association - President, 2007-2008, Vice President, 2006-2007
Angelina County Young Lawyers Association - President, 1988
Travis County Lawyer Referral Service - Panel Attorney, 1991 to present
Texas Bar Foundation - Life Fellow, 1998
Travis County Volunteer Legal Services - Panel Attorney
Travis County Young Lawyers Association - Vice President, Lawyers Assistance Program
Pro Bono College of Law; Recognition for over 100 hours of Pro Bono Public Service; 1996 - 2010

Member:

American Bar Association, 1985-2009
State Bar of Texas, 1987-Present
Austin Bar Association, 1989-Present
Texas Trial Lawyers Association, 1986-Present
Capital Area Trial Lawyers Association, 1990 - Present
Association of Trial Lawyers of America, 1992 -Present
Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association 1992 - 2003
Travis County Criminal Defense Lawyers Assoc. 1992 - 2003

PERSONAL PROFILE

Born:

Albuquerque, New Mexico, 1961

Education:

Sam Houston State University, B.S., 1984
Texas Tech University School of Law, J.D., 1987

Civic Affiliations:

Westlake United Methodist Church:
Founder & Member of Praise Band, The Foundation 1996 - 2009
Lay Leader 2005 - 2006
Youth Sponsor, 1994 - 2002

Meals on Wheels, 1992-Present
Meal Manager and Volunteer driver

Capital Area Drug Resistance Education
President 1995-1998
Chairman of the Board 1995-1998
Board Member 1993-1998