For more than two decades, Robert J. Talaska has dedicated his legal career to representing plaintiffs in medical malpractice cases involving birth injury or birth trauma. Prior to founding the Talaska Law Firm in 1998, Mr. Talaska handled complex or catastrophic medical malpractice cases at a prestigious law firm in Houston, Texas. Although his current offices are also in Houston, Mr. Talaska represents clients throughout the state. He is rated* AV-Preeminent by his peers through Martindale-Hubbell and is certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization in personal injury trial law.
After completing his bachelor's degree at Beloit College, Mr. Talaska earned his Juris Doctor from the University of Houston Law Center in 1988. Admitted to practice in Texas, he is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Western Districts of Texas. In addition, he has acted as counsel pro hac vice in multiple states. Mr. Talaska is a member of the American Association for Justice and the American Board of Trial Advocates. He is a former national chairman of the American Association for Justice's Birth Trauma Litigation Group and currently sits on the organization's board of directors. He is a member of the board of directors of the Texas Trial Lawyers Association and the Houston Trial Lawyers Association.
Mr. Talaska is frequently asked to lecture on birth trauma cases, and he has appeared at seminars and conferences throughout the United States as well as several foreign countries. He has also written numerous articles on birth injuries and obstetrical malpractice. Mr. Talaska is an active volunteer in his community, and his civic involvement includes coaching a youth basketball team and serving as the team's director as well.
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Last Updated: 8/30/2016