Firm Profile

The firm combines the talents and interests of Larry J. Doherty & Brett Wagner, who collectively represent over 60 years of experience in representing plaintiffs in litigation. Larry and Brett over the last 20 years or so have focused their practice in the legal malpractice and professional negligence arena.

Larry and Brett over the last 20 years or so have been in the legal malpractice and professional negligence arena. The firm's practice in recent years has largely been devoted to professional negligence cases and to a lesser extinct other civil litigation.

Both partners are Board Certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization in Personal Injury Trial Law and have attained the highest rating for legal ability, ethics, and professionalism, by the prestigious AV Peer Rating from Martindale-Hubbell. Legal malpractice claims are just one of the many different types of cases that fall within the definition of “personal injury trial law” for board certification purposes. The firm prides itself on being dedicated to the representation only of plaintiffs within its areas of practice.

The firm's success over the years is attributable to innovative thinking, diligent preparation and belief that each client should have open, candid communication with their lawyer and be kept informed of the developments of their case. This formula has served the firm well and the partners are dedicated to insuring that each client's case receives the individualized attention it deserves.

Areas of Practice

Legal Malpractice

We can help clients determine whether or not actionable malpractice has occurred. Both partners devote a significant portion of their time to pursuing client's legal malpractice claims. Over the past 30 years or so, Larry Doherty and Brett Wagner have concentrated their practice on plaintiffs’ legal malpractice.

Professional Negligence

While this firm is primarily focused on legal malpractice, we have successfully pursued accounting and other types of professional negligence claims.

Personal Injury

Our firm represents individuals who have been injured from or have lost a loved one as a result of motor vehicle accidents, oil field accidents and construction related injuries.

General Civil and/or Commercial Litigation

Our firm has successfully prosecuted different types of civil or commercial litigation ranging from contract actions to mass plaintiff flooding cases.

Brett Wagner was selected as a “Top Notch Lawyer” in legal malpractice as reported by The Texas Lawyer Go-To Guide, October 8, 2007

Texas Lawyer Go-To Guide, October 8, 2007

Super Lawyer

Brett Wagner was named as a Super Lawyer in 2008 and 2009 as published by Law & Politics

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