Robert F. Josey


Robert F. Josey’s practice focuses on insurance defense litigation matters, including coverage, bad faith, Deceptive Trade Practices Act and Texas Insurance Code violation, first and third-party claims, UM/UIM, personal injury, homeowners, and property damage claims. Robert has acted as a first-chair at all trial levels, including Texas District Court, Appellate, and the Texas Supreme Court, as well as Federal District and Appellate courts.

Robert also heads the firm’s workers’ compensation and administrative law department. For close to twenty-five years Robert has represented insurance carriers, self-insureds, and employers before Texas Department of Insurance–Division of Workers’ Compensation, the State Office of Administrative Hearings, and district and appellate courts (including the Texas Supreme Court) in claims arising under the Texas Workers’ Compensation Act, the Texas Administrative Code, and the Texas Insurance Code. Robert has been Board Certified in Workers’ Compensation by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization since 2007, and he sits on its Advisory Commission.


University of Texas School of Law, J.D., 1995
Baylor University, B.A., 1992


Robert is admitted to practice before all Texas state courts, as well as the United States District Courts for the Western District and Southern District, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.


Robert is a member of the State Bar of Texas (Insurance, Administrative, Public Law, and Workers’ Compensation sections), Travis County Bar Association (Administrative Law, Health Law, Insurance Law, and Workers’ Compensation sections), and the State Bar College. He is also a member of the Workers’ Compensation Advisory Commission for the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.

Board Certification

Robert is Board Certified in Workers’ Compensation by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.

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