R. Louis Bratton

Minton, Burton, Bassett & Collins, P.C.

Since 1983, the focus of R. Louis Bratton’s practice has been representing victims and families in personal injury and wrongful death claims. Mr. Bratton has represented victims in all of the identified practice areas, in Courts throughout the State of Texas. He is licensed to practice in all Federal Courts in the State of Texas as well as in the US Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. Mr. Bratton has argued cases before most of the Courts of Appeals in the State of Texas, the State Supreme Court and the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals. Mr. Bratton is a fourth-generation Austinite. His grandfather was a physician in the Austin area for over 60 years and his partner Barham Bratton has practiced law in Austin for over 40 years. The Brattons enjoy an excellent reputation in the community that serves clients well. They have a reputation for only handling cases that justice demands be prosecuted. The firm handles cases on a state-wide basis and has prosecuted cases for clients in other nearby states as well.

Board Certification

Louis Bratton is a Board Certified Personal Injury Trial Lawyer and has been so since 1989. Additionally, he writes and grades a portion of the state wide Board Certification Examination. It is his strong belief that Plaintiffs should look for and hire a Board Certified attorney. Achieving Board Certification means an attorney has achieved special recognition by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization for substantial experience and specialized training in his chosen field. A Board Certified Attorney goes through a rigorous investigation by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization wherein the Texas Board contacts Judges before whom the attorney has practiced, as well as fellow lawyers who have been on the opposite side of cases, to check the character and skill of the attorney seeking certification. Once the background investigation is completed and the State Board of Legal Specialization is satisfied with the experience, reputation, and ethical behavior of the attorney, he must take a lengthy and difficult examination. Upon the successful completion of the examination, the attorney becomes Board Certified. A Board Certified Attorney has to maintain this level of excellence by attending additional continued legal education courses each year far exceeding the requirement of the average licensed attorney. Further, a Board Certified Attorney has to be re certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. Louis Bratton, along with his partner Barham Bratton, bring experience, dedication and Board Certification to the investigation and prosecution of your case.

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