George Petras has litigated a wide variety of matters in the Federal and State Courts of New Jersey and Texas, including but not limited to claims involving automobile and trucking negligence, premises liability, products liability, construction defect, professional liability (insurance agents, insurance claims professionals, real estate professionals, home inspectors, pest control inspectors and applicators, real estate appraisers, debt collectors, property managers, educators, attorneys and medical professionals), employer liability (including ERISA), energy companies, homeowners and condominium associations, public entities, personnel, discrimination and first party insurance disputes. Mr. Petras is in regular communication with the staff of The Texas Department of Insurance on behalf of his insurance clients.
Utilizing his 30+ years of experience, George expanded his practice to cater to the legal needs of individuals and small businesses in addition to his insurance professional and company clients to provide quality and cost-effective legal services in all manner of civil litigation and civil matters.
George is a graduate of the University of Notre Dame and the Seton Hall University School of Law. He is admitted to practice in the State Courts of New Jersey and Texas, the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey, the United States District Court for the Western District of Texas, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.
George is a former Staff Attorney with the Texas Department of Insurance, where he handled matters involving the regulation of insurance agents and insurance companies, including litigated matters before The State Office of Administrative Hearings.
George is an avid runner and cyclist. He is a fan of the Austin music experience and the growing Texas craft beer industry.
We also have an experienced contract attorney available to us exclusively to assist us on an as-needed basis.