W. Kelly Puls

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Fort Worth, TX

Puls Haney, P.L.L.C.
 | 301 Commerce St, Suite 2900
Fort Worth, TX 76102
Phone: 817-338-1717
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2003 - 2017
Licensed Since: 1988
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (50%),
  • Securities Litigation (30%),
  • Criminal Defense (20%)
Attorney Profile

W. Kelly Puls is an attorney at Puls Haney, P.L.L.C., in Fort Worth, Texas. Mr. Puls litigates criminal defense and personal injury matters, serving a wide variety of clients throughout the state of Texas. He also has experience with antitrust matters, complex business law, construction law and family law, and is known as one of only three attorneys in the United States to litigate a class action case through to verdict.

Mr. Puls is admitted to practice law in all Texas state courts, the U.S. District Courts for the Northern, Southern, Eastern and Western Districts of Texas, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit and the Supreme Court of the United States. He holds a bachelor’s degree from Texas Christian University and a law degree from California Western School of Law.

In addition to his university education, Mr. Puls is board certified in personal injury trial law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization and in civil trial law by the National Board of Trial Advocacy. Over the course of his career, he has been involved in numerous significant cases. Many of these have resulted in substantial verdicts or settlements of more than $1 million dollars.

Along with running his law practice, Mr. Puls has lectured on voir dire examinations and has participated as an expert witness in legal proceedings. His success in the legal profession has earned him honors such as a rating of AV Preeminent* from the peer review service Martindale-Hubbell. He is also a lifetime fellow in the Texas Bar Foundation.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Personal Injury - General (50%): Personal Injury - Plaintiff

Securities Litigation (30%)

Criminal Defense (20%): Criminal Law

Focus Areas

Personal Injury - General: Personal Injury - Plaintiff

Criminal Defense: Criminal Law

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 15 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2003 - 2017

Certificates and Credentials

  • National Board of Trial Advocacy

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About Kelly Puls

Admitted: 1988, Texas

Professional Webpage: https://www.pulshaney.com/attorneys/kelly-puls

Honors and Awards:

  • Rated AV Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Board Certified – Civil Trial Law, National Board of Trial Advocacy
  • Board Certified – Personal Injury Trial Law, the Texas Board of Legal Specialization

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Life Fellow, Texas Bar Foundation
  • United States District Court, Western Districts of Texas    
  • United States District Court, Southern Districts of Texas
  • United States District Court, Eastern Districts of Texas
  • United States District Court, Western Districts of Texas
  • United States District Court, Northern Districts of Texas
  • United States Court of Appeals For the Fifth Circuit
  • United States Supreme Court
  • State Bar of Texas

Verdicts and Settlements:

  • Sandsmark v. America Honda Motor, in the United States District Court for the Central District of California
  • Zuckerman v. Foxmeyer Health Corp., in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas
  • Branca v. First USA Paymentech, in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas
  • Marshall v. Marshall, in the 191st Judicial District Court, Dallas County, Texas
  • Greenberg v. Belfer, et al., in the 164th Judicial District Court, Harris County, Texas
  • In Re: XTO Energy Shareholder Class Action Litigation
  • Johnny B. Tucker, et al v. Mrs. Baird’s Bakeries, et al.

Educational Background:

  • Texas Christian University, B.F.A., 1982
Office Location for W. Kelly Puls

301 Commerce St
Suite 2900
Fort Worth, TX 76102

Phone: 817-338-1717

 

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Last Updated: 9/13/2017

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