Luke Metzler

Top rated Medical Malpractice attorney in Dallas, Texas

Van Wey, Metzler & Williams, PLLC
Luke Metzler
Van Wey, Metzler & Williams, PLLC

Practice Areas: Medical Malpractice; view more

Licensed in Texas since: 2011

Education: South Texas College of Law Houston

Selected to Rising Stars: 2017 - 2023

Van Wey, Metzler & Williams, PLLC

12720 Hillcrest Road
Suite 600
Dallas, TX 75230 Visit website


Luke Metzler is one of the most recognizable and respected lawyers who has dedicated his career to protecting and vindicating the rights of the injured. As a partner at the law firm of Van Wey, Metzler & Williams, PLLC, in Dallas, Texas, he approaches every case with utmost seriousness and commitment and never settles for anything less than full compensation for his clients.

Licensed to practice law in Texas for over a decade, Mr. Metzler has obtained some large, record-setting verdicts in Texas personal injury cases. He has handled a variety of complex matters involving medical malpractice, defective product accidents, motor vehicle accidents, sexual abuse and wrongful death. A significant portion of his client base are victims of negligent labor and delivery procedures, leading to disabilities and complications such as mental retardation, neonatal encephalopathy, epilepsy and cerebral palsy.

After receiving his Juris Doctor from South Texas College of Law Houston, Mr. Metzler was admitted by the State Bar of Texas in 2011. Additionally, he is authorized to practice in the United States District Courts for the Northern and Eastern Districts of Texas and the United States Bankruptcy Court.

Several professional associations have honored Mr. Metzler with memberships and leadership positions. He is:

  • The co-chair of the American Association for Justice – Medical Negligence Group; a member of its Oversight Committee; and the former Education Chair and Publications Chair of its New Lawyers Committee
  • A member of the Texas Trial Lawyers Association’s Medical Negligence Group and a part of its board of directors
  • Among the board of directors of the Dallas Trial Lawyers Association

Mr. Metzler is an outstanding and skilled professional and, most importantly, a compassionate attorney committed to his practice. His peers, clients and adversaries attest to his techniques, strategies and acute understanding of personal injury law. He was listed among the Top 40 Under 40 attorneys and Top 100 Trial Lawyers list by The National Trial Lawyers for several consecutive years. Furthermore, he was included in the Top 40 Under 40 attorneys list by D Magazine and holds a “Superb” rating on Avvo.

Practice areas

Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff

Focus areas

Birth Injury, Medical Malpractice

  • 100% Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff

First Admitted: 2011, Texas

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Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • Spinal Cord Stimulator Placement Resulting in Spinal Cord Injury - PMA 2016
  • Cross-Examination Strategies: Deposition vs. Trial - AAJ Mastering the Medicine 2021
  • Institutional Liability and System Failures - State Bar of Texas Advanced Medical Torts 2021 and AAJ Birth Trauma Litigation Group New Orleans 2020
  • Top Ten Approaches to Handling Defense Experts - AAJ Montreal 2017
  • Fixing and Avoiding Common Litigation Missteps - TTLA Austin 2015
  • Developing Standards of Care and Conduct Through Defense Witness Depositions - AAJ Denver 2018
  • Spinal Epidural Abscess Cases - PMA 2019
  • Transoral Incisionless Fundoplication: The New Frontier in Minimally Invasive Surgery - PMA 2018
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • State Bar of Texas, U.S. District Court, Northern District - Texas, Eastern District - Texas, U.S. Bankruptcy Court
  • Dallas Trial Lawyers Association: DTLA Member, Board of Directors Chair: 2016-Present
  • Texas Trial Lawyers Association: TTLA Board of Directors: 2017-Present, Co-Chair: Medical Negligence Group
  • AAJ New Lawyers Division: Publications Chair: 2015-2016, Membership Chair: 2016-2017, Education Chair: 2017-2018
  • American Association of Justice: Co-Chair: Medical Negligence Group 2021-2022, Editor Birth Trauma Newsletter 2019-2020, Member Oversight Committee
  • Top 40 Under 40, National Trial Lawyers Association, 2015

Office location for Luke Metzler

12720 Hillcrest Road
Suite 600
Dallas, TX 75230

Phone: 469-208-3483


7 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2017 - 2023

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Up-and-Coming 100: Texas Rising Stars: 2020 - 2023

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