‘Attorney Spotlight’ Category

Waters & Kraus founders named to 2022 Texas Super Lawyers list

Waters & Kraus founders named to 2022 Texas Super Lawyers list

Waters & Kraus LLP is proud to announce that law firm partners C. Andrew Waters and Peter A. Kraus once again have been named to the 2022 Texas Super Lawyers list.

The prestigious list recognizes both Waters and Kraus as among the top 5% of Texas attorneys in their practice areas for personal Injury litigation and product liability litigation on behalf of...

Peter Kraus Receives ADL Larry Schoenbrun Jurisprudence Award

Peter Kraus Receives ADL Larry Schoenbrun Jurisprudence Award

We are thrilled to see others recognize the leadership of Waters Kraus & Paul’s Founding Partner, Peter Kraus. He is this year’s recipient of the Larry Schoenbrun Jurisprudence Award awarded annually by the Anti-Defamation League Texoma. The award is presented to a member of the legal community for outstanding leadership, exemplary contributions to the community, and a...

Waters Kraus & Paul Partners, Firm Honored By U.S. News, Best Lawyers

Waters Kraus & Paul Partners, Firm Honored By U.S. News, Best Lawyers

Waters Kraus & Paul, a national law firm devoted to helping families in personal injury and wrongful death cases, has been named a 2023 U.S. News-Best Lawyers “Best Law Firm” once again, with two of the firm’s partners recognized as among the top in their fields.

Founding partner Peter A. Kraus was voted the 2023 “Lawyer of the Year” for plaintiff product liability...

AAJ’s Trial Masters Interviews Attorney Peter Kraus

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AAJ’s Trial Masters Interviews Attorney Peter Kraus

Lawyer Peter A. Kraus is largely responsible for opening the courthouse doors for asbestos victims in Alabama.

Though he won’t take singular credit for finally getting the victims the justice they deserve there after years of neglect by the courts, he acknowledges that he was a big part in finally turning the page for people who were exposed to harmful asbestos and suffered greatly as...

Peter Kraus, Patrick Wigle Named D Magazine ‘Best Lawyers of 2022’

Peter Kraus, Patrick Wigle Named D Magazine ‘Best Lawyers of 2022’

D Magazine has named Waters Kraus & Paul founder Peter Kraus and partner Patrick Wigle as Best Lawyers of 2022, an exclusive list which honors the top lawyers in Dallas as chosen by their peers.

The winners are spotlighted in the magazine’s May 2022 issue. D Magazine’s annual list is compiled by asking lawyers with a valid Texas Bar number to nominate two lawyers outside their...

Caitlyn Silhan Named To 2022 Super Lawyers’ Texas Rising Stars List

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Caitlyn Silhan Named To 2022 Super Lawyers’ Texas Rising Stars List

Waters & Kraus partner Caitlyn Silhan has been named for the fourth consecutive year to the Texas Super Lawyers Rising Stars list for 2022.

Silhan is among the top 2.5% of eligible attorneys in Texas named to the list, which is published annually by Thomson Reuters. Her selection is based on a multi-step evaluation process that includes peer recognition, honors, awards, number of...

Peter Kraus, Gary Paul Honored as Best Lawyers in America

Peter Kraus, Gary Paul Honored as Best Lawyers in America

Waters Kraus & Paul founder Peter Kraus and partner Gary Paul have been recognized as Best Lawyers in America.

Recognition by Best Lawyers® is based entirely on confidential peer review, reflecting the opinions of leading lawyers about the professional abilities of their colleagues within the same geographical areas and legal practice areas. Lawyers must be in private practice to...

2021 Best Lawyers Under 40 in Dallas

Patrick Wigle

2021 Best Lawyers Under 40 in Dallas

D Magazine has selected Dallas attorney Patrick Wigle as a 2021 “Best Lawyer Under 40.” The list was featured in the publication’s January 2021 issue. D Magazine is a long-running monthly magazine used as a valuable Dallas-Ft. Worth resource guide for those in the know.

To qualify, a nominee must be under 40 years of age, have a valid Texas Bar license with no pending disciplinary...

Caitlyn Silhan Joins ABA’s False Claims Act Mock Trial Faculty

Caitlyn Silhan

Caitlyn Silhan Joins ABA’s False Claims Act Mock Trial Faculty

Caitlyn Silhan, a partner at Waters Kraus & Paul in the Dallas office, was recently invited to be part of the upcoming American Bar Association’s (ABA) False Claims Act mock trial faculty in Coral Gables, Florida. She was invited to participate by Joel Androphy, a partner at Berg & Androphy in Houston, Texas. Androphy has served as Program Director for the American Bar...

Patrick Wigle Named Among Top 40 Under 40 Texas Trial Lawyers

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Patrick Wigle Named Among Top 40 Under 40 Texas Trial Lawyers

Waters & Kraus, LLP partner Patrick Wigle has been re-selected for an invitation to join The National Trial Lawyers: Top 40 Under 40 membership for his exceptional work as a Texas civil plaintiff trial lawyer. According to The National Trial Lawyers, Mr. Wigle is part of an elite group of the top 40 attorneys from Texas under the age of 40 and is eligible for national membership in the...

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