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ABOUT MIKE HANDY

Personal Injury Trial Lawyer

MIKE HANDY

Mr. Handy has handled thousands of cases in many areas of personal injury law, including medical malpractice, legal malpractice, accounting malpractice, and other professional liability cases, automobile liability, product liability, construction negligence, and railroad liability.

PRACTICE AREAS

  • Personal Injury
  • 18 Wheeler Commercial Truck Cases
  • Wrongful Death
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Legal Malpractice
  • Business and Commercial Litigation

LAW BOARD CERTIFICATIONS

  • Civil Trial Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization
  • Personal Injury Trial Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization

BORN

  • Lincoln, Nebraska, December 29, 1950

ADMITTED TO BAR

  • 1979, Texas and U.S. District Court - Northern and Western Districts of Texas.
  • Selected to Texas Super Lawyers (a Thompson Reuters Business) 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2006, 2004, and 2003

EDUCATION

  • University of Nebraska 1969-1970
  • University of Texas at Arlington (B.A., 1974; M.A., 1976)
  • Baylor University (J.D., cum laude, 1979).

PAPERS

  • Notes and comments editor, Baylor Law Review, 1978-1979.
  • Contributing Editor, The Brief, Practice Tips Section, 1981.
  • Author, "Workers' Compensation Third Party Actions and the Statute of Limitations," Baylor Law Review, 1978
  • "Handling Social Security Disability claims," The Brief, Vol. 10, No. 4
  • "Bad Faith in First Party Insurance Cases," Advanced Civil Trial Course, 1986.
  • Navigating the maze of Uninsured and Underinsured Motorist Coverage, Advanced Insurance Seminar (1995-2001)

MEMBER

  • Tarrant County and American (Member, Board of Directors, 1990-1992) Bar Association
  • State Bar of Texas (Member, District 7a Grievance Committee, 1984-1987; Chairman, 1986-1987; Member, Administration of Justice, 1987-1990
  • Tarrant County Trial Lawyers Association
  • Texas Trial Lawyers Association
  • The Association of Trial Lawyers of America. Fellow: Texas Bar Foundation. Certified as a Civil Trial Advocate by the National Board of Trial Advocacy. (Board Certified: Personal Injury and Civil Trial Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization).
  • Charter Fellow - Tarrant County Bar Foundation