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W. KELLY PULS

Kelly Puls is the principal attorney at Puls Law, PLLC. He is admitted to practice law in Texas state courts, Oklahoma 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.

 

Kelly holds a bachelor’s degree from Texas Christian University and a law degree from California Western School of Law. Following law school Kelly, clerked with the Supreme Court of Texas.

 

Kelly is board certified in personal injury trial law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization and he has been a litigator and trial lawyer for the majority of his career. Over the course of his career, he has been involved in numerous significant cases, many of which have resulted in substantial verdicts.

Areas of Practice

  • Personal Injury / Torts

  • Oklahoma Oil & Gas Fracking Torts

  • Family Law / Divorce

  • Plaintiff's Litigation

  • Corporate / Transactional

  • Construction

Litigation Percentage

  • 90% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Personal Injury Trial Law, Texas Board of Specialization, 1993

Bar Admissions

  • Texas, 1988

  • Oklahoma, 2019

  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Texas, 1988

  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Texas

  • U.S. District Court Western District of Texas

  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas

  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit

  • U.S. Supreme Court

Education

  • California Western School of Law, San Diego, California

    • J.D. - 1986

  • Texas Christian University, Fort Worth, Texas

    • B.F.A. - 1982

Representative Cases

  • Cause No. 95-9248-J, Marshall v. Marshall, in the 191st Judicial District Court, Dallas County, Texas

  • Cause No. 2001-53615, Greenberg v. Belfer, et al., in the 164th Judicial District Court, Harris County, Texas

  • Cause No. H-03-CV-2240, Conseco v. Citigroup, Inc. et al., in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas

  • Cause No. 97-CV-2507, Branca v. First USA Paymentech, in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas (a class action suit)

  • Cause No. 96-CV-2258, Zuckerman v. Foxmeyer Health Corp., in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas (a class action suit)

  • Cause No. BC318347, Sandsmark v. America Honda Motor, in the United States District Court for the Central District of California

Honors and Awards

  • Rated AV Preeminent (The Highest Possible Rating) by Martindale-Hubbell

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Tarrant County Bar Association, Life Fellow

  • American Bar Association, Member

  • State Bar of Texas, Member, 1988 - Present

  • Association of Trial Lawyers of America, Member

  • Texas Trial Lawyers Association, Member

  • Tarrant County Trial Lawyers Association, Member

  • Tarrant County Young Lawyers Association, Member

  • Texas Bar Foundation, Life Fellow

  • National Board of Trial Advocacy, Member