The Carlson Law Firm

The Carlson Law Firm


Firm Overview

Trustworthiness is one of the key characteristics you need in an attorney. If you are in need of legal representation, you want to be confident in your choice. So why place your trust in the attorneys at The Carlson Law Firm? For one, our lawyers have been nationally recognized for excellence in the legal field. Attorney Bruce Phillips is Board Certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization (TBLS). The TBLS offers this rigorous examination to distinguish a higher class of lawyer. According to TBLS, Board Certified attorneys are the only attorneys who have earned the right to be called specialists in their field of practice. Less than ten percent of Texas attorneys have been Board Certified.

L. Todd Kelly of the firm is also in the list of Texas Super Lawyers, a legal designation to which only the top five percent of total lawyers in the state of Texas are selected. L. Todd Kelly and R. Bruce Phillips have been AV Peer Review Rated on Martindale-Hubbell. Attorneys who have been AV Rated are those that have demonstrated a high level of professionalism and ethics in their field of practice. It is the goal of our firm to provide high-quality representation to each client uniquely. Whatever your legal need, you can be confident that The Carlson Law Firm will deliver effective, aggressive and skillful representation you can trust.

The Carlson Law Firm provides legal representation in five distinct areas of practice: personal injury, medical malpractice, bankruptcy, family law and criminal defense. Each of these practices areas are led by attorneys skilled and experienced in their particular field. Our personal injury attorneys fight aggressively for maximum financial compensation in cases both large and small. We represent individuals who have been injured by the negligent and careless actions of others in cases such as car accidents, premises liability and wrongful death. We also represent clients against doctors and medical facilities in the event of medical malpractice such as surgical errors and misdiagnosis. Our bankruptcy practice handles all types of legal debt solutions. Our family law practice aims to successfully resolve divorce, separation, custody and other types of family legal issues. Our criminal defense lawyers are skilled in both felony and misdemeanor defense cases and have the trial skills to bring cases to a successful resolution. Discuss your case with The Carlson Law Firm to see how we could help.
Main Office

Main Office
400 West Jasper Drive
Killeen  TX  76542

  • (254) 526-5688
Auto Accident
At The Carlson Law Firm, we can help you prove that the other person is at fault through a detailed look at the case.
Auto accidents can devastate the lives of victims and their loved ones physically, emotionally, and financially. At the Carlson Law Firm, our attorneys have helped thousands of clients in their fight for justice and fair compensation after being harmed in preventable auto accidents.

With decades of combined experience, our attorneys are prepared to handle the full range of auto accident claims, including those involving commercial trucks, buses, motorcycle and more. Regardless of the circumstances, we fight to ensure injured motorists receive the money they need for their medical bills, pain and suffering, lost wages, and other damages.
At The Carlson Law Firm, we understand situations concerning debt and know have to help those in financial situations discharge their debt.
The Carlson Law Firm understands that good people can fall on tough times, which is why we maintain an active bankruptcy practice helping individuals, families, and businesses explore their available options and guiding them through their legal journeys. If you need assistance with foreclosure defense, Chapter 13 or Chapter 7 bankruptcy, or require some other financial legal assistance, call The Carlson Law Firm for the personalized service you deserve.
Child Custody
At The Carlson Law Firm, we take into consideration many factors that are part of a divorce case and the family's previous lifestyle to try and develop a child custody plan.
Child custody can become a complex legal battle, whether it involves a divorce or not. At The Carlson Law Firm, our experienced family law attorneys understand that our clients depend on securing positive resolutions in their case - and we fight tirelessly on their behalf to protect their interests. If you need assistance with establishing or modifying child custody, our team is here to help.
Child Support
Child Support Lawyer in Texas
Child support refers to the financial support one parent pays to the other. In many cases, child support involves other family law concerns, including custody or divorce, which makes it vital to have a well-rounded and experienced attorney on your side. Because it can be a complicated matter, our attorneys work personally with clients to help them understand how child support is determined in Texas, how it applies to their unique situation, and what we can do to help them secure a positive resolution.
Divorce Lawyer in Killeen and Temple
The Carlson Law Firm provides comprehensive assistance to clients during all phases of the divorce process. Having helped guide numerous clients through their divorce journeys, our legal team has the experience to handle a wide range of cases and matters, including contested and uncontested divorce, high net worth divorce, military divorce, child custody and support, and more.
At The Carlson Law Firm, our team is prepared to ensure that you obtain effective legal counsel to those who are dealing with difficult family law issues. We can demonstrate our care and respect for our clients in a variety of ways.
Family law can be a complex and emotionally turbulent area of law. With extensive experience and a passion for helping clients through their personal legal journeys, The Carlson Law Firm is able to help clients protect their interests and secure positive resolutions. We handle the full range of family law cases, including child custody, adoption, and divorce.
Medical Malpractice
Texas Medical Malpractice Attorney
Medical malpractice involves patients who suffer preventable harm as a result of health care providers who fail to provide a reasonable standard of care. Attorneys at The Carlson Law Firm assist victims and their loved ones in their quest to recover full and fair compensation after being injured at the hands of physicians, nurses, and other medical professionals. Examples of common medical malpractice cases handled by the firm include surgical errors, anesthesia errors, and emergency room errors.
Military Divorce
Texas Military Divorce Attorney
Military divorce involves special and unique issues not found in typical civilian divorces. Because of this military members and spouses looking to dissolve their marriage should work with attorneys experienced in navigating divorce and military law. The Carlson Law Firm is available to guide clients through the unique military divorce process and provide assistance in other related matters, including child custody and support.
Personal Injury
At The Carlson Law Firm, we make sure that each client is given the exceptional experience that they deserve.
Victims and families who suffer preventable harm as a result of another's negligence or wrongful acts have the right to pursue financial compensation for their damages by filing a personal injury claim. The Carlson Law Firm has recovered millions in compensation for clients injured in all types of accidents and situations. Personal injury practice areas include, among others, auto and truck accidents, product liability, premises liability, medical malpractice, workplace injuries, and wrongful death.
Product Liability
Texas Product Liability Attorney
Product liability is an area of law that requires product manufacturers to ensure products made available to the public are safe for their intended use. Unfortunately, negligence and the quest for profits often results in manufacturers releasing dangerous and defective products. When this is the case, injured consumers and their loved ones can pursue financial compensation for their damages by filing a product liability lawsuit with the help of attorneys at The Carlson Law Firm.
Trucking Accident
For aggressive representation after sustaining injuries in a truck accident, call our truck accident lawyers at the The Carlson Law Firm.
Auto accidents involving commercial trucks involve many unique aspects - including the fact that they often result in more serious or even fatal injuries. At The Carlson Law Firm, our legal team has the experience and resources to take on truck accident cases and powerful insurance companies. Our goal is to secure the full and fair amount of compensation victims and families need to cover medical bills, lost work wages, pain and suffering, and other damages.
Wrongful Death
At The Carlson Law Firm, we are diligent in our pursuit of investigating wrongful death cases.
Losing a loved one is never an easy situation - especially when it was a preventable incident that caused death. Under wrongful death laws, individuals and families that find themselves in this position can file lawsuits against the at-fault party to cover their emotional and financial losses. At The Carlson Law Firm, our compassionate team of wrongful death lawyers personally guides clients through each step of their legal journeys.

The Carlson Law Firm

At The Carlson Law Firm, we can handle your personal injury, family law, bankruptcy, or criminal defense case in a professional and aggressive manner. When you choose our firm, you will be hiring a team of attorneys with talent, experience, and skills that are purposeful in helping you obtain the maximum settlement in after an injury, remain amicable during and after a divorce, successfully file for bankruptcy, and be defended after a criminal charge or arrest.

Our attorneys have a comprehensive understanding of the unique legal issue affecting Americans today. No matter whether you have been involved in a life altering vehicle accidents or have been wrongly accused of committing a crime, you will need strong representation to fight for your rights. Our firm has more than 20 attorneys whose practice ranges from a variety of fields of law, and we have offices in Laredo, Killeen, Temple, Waco, Bryan and throughout central Texas as well. All of our attorneys make our firm one to stand proud of, no matter what case it is we are fighting.

-Renee Kuhl
-Scott Crivelli
-Bruce Phillips
-Michael Erskine
-Julie Purves
-Cassandra Charles
-Nathan Kennedy
-Kathryn Knotts
-Savannah Stroud
-Drew Gibbs
-Francisco Morales
-Steve Dummitt
-Kent A. Kirkpatrick
-Roberto Flores
-Robert Ranco
-Vicki Carlson
-Craig Carlson
-Steven Walden
-Edna Elizondo
-Elizabeth A. Rhodes
-L. Todd Kelly
-Dominic M.V. Braus
-James E. Stephenson
-Mstislav Talavera-Karmanov