Apffel Law Firm

Apffel Law Firm

League City Personal Injury Attorney

Firm Overview

Family Law, Personal Injury, Commercial Litigation And Bad Faith Insurance Representation

Our legal practice requires constant compassion and attention to detail in sensitive, high-stakes and emotionally charged situations. Each area of our legal practice involves clients who feel they have been wronged and that they deserve strong legal recourse. We identify with and listen to our clients.

When you need skilled, reliable legal counsel to secure justice, the Apffel Law Firm is ready to serve you and fight for you.

Attorney E. A. "Trey" Apffel III takes the time to listen to your legal needs, provide you with a comprehensive evaluation of your legal matter and discuss your full legal options. We achieve positive outcomes built to last. Trey's astute negotiation strategies and preparedness to litigate when necessary give your case the upper hand against even the strongest opposition. We vigorously protect your rights and advocate creatively based on the principles and facts of your case.

Galveston County, Brazoria County And South Houston Legal Specialist

Trey Apffel is a board-certified specialist in both civil trial law and personal injury trial law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. Only 10 percent of the licensed practicing attorneys in Texas are board-certified specialists, and only 2 percent hold these dual certifications.

Main Office

Main Office
1406 W. Main Street
League City, TX 77573



Personal Injury

Experienced Galveston and Friendswood Injury Attorney

The APFFEL LAW FIRM is a personal injury and family law firm based in League City, Texas. We represent clients who have suffered a serious injury due to an accident. When you choose the APFFEL LAW FIRM, you can be assured that an experienced personal injury accident attorney will handle your case from start to finish.

To arrange a free initial consultation with a knowledgeable lawyer, contact the APFFEL LAW FIRM at 281-332-7800, 888-835-8104 or toll free at 888-835-8104.

Hands-On Personal Injury Representation

The APFFEL LAW FIRM employs a hands-on approach, working diligently on your car accident or products liability case in order to achieve a successful outcome. Injured clients and the families who have lost a loved one in a case of wrongful death work closely with E. A. "Trey" Apffel III as he gathers the facts of your case.

Our firm is relentless in the pursuit of justice for our personal injury accident clients and is not afraid to stand up and fight for a fair settlement. If we are unable to obtain a settlement in your case, you do not owe us a fee.

Motor Vehicle Accidents:
-Auto accidents
-Commercial trucking accidents
-Motorcycle accidents

Medical and Nursing Negligence:
-Nursing home negligence
-Medical mistakes and malpractice
-Prescription drug injuries
-Defective pharmaceutical products

Work-Related Accidents:
-Workplace injuries
-Construction accidents and injuries
-Refinery and petrochemical plant accidents
-Maritime injuries
-Toxic exposure

Catastrophic Injuries:
-Serious injuries
-Traumatic brain injury
-Crush injuries
-Electrocution and burns
-Cancer caused by Benzene exposure
-Wrongful death

E. A. "Trey" Apffel III

Apffel Law Firm

Trey Apffel has a primary focus in personal injury litigation, automobile, trucking, industrial and maritime accidents, toxic torts, and medical malpractice in state and federal court. His practice also includes family law and divorce.

Areas of Practice
Car Accidents
Family Law
Personal Injury -- Plaintiff
Admiralty & Maritime Law
Motor Vehicle Accidents -- Plaintiff
Products Liability Law
Insurance Law
Medical Malpractice
Nursing Home Neglect
Products Liability and Defects
Professional Malpractice
Toxic Torts

Litigation Percentage
100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation
Certified Legal Specialties
Personal Injury Trial Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization, 1987
Civil Trial Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization, 1988

Bar Admissions
Texas, 1982
U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas
U.S. Supreme Court, 1987
U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit, 1982

Baylor University School of Law, Waco, Texas
Baylor University, Waco, Texas

Honors and Awards
Texas Super Lawyer, 2009
State Bar of Texas Presidential Citation, 1997
Martindale-Hubbell Highest Rating AV, 2006 - 2014
National Trial Lawyers - Top 100 Trial Lawyers, 2011 - 2012
Million Dollar Advocates Member
Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Member

Professional Associations and Memberships
State Bar of Texas, Director, 1994 - 1997
State Bar of Texas, District 5 - Legislative Policy Committee Chair, 1996 - 1997
State Bar of Texas, Executive Committee Member, 1996 - 1997
State Bar of Texas, District 5 - Director, 1994 - 1997
State Bar of Texas, Grievance Committee - Chair, 1992 - 1994
State Bar of Texas, Grievance Committee - Member, 1990 - 1992
Texas Bar Foundation, Board of Trustees, 2000 - 2003
Texas Bar Foundation, Life Fellow, 1994 - Present
Texas Commission for Lawyer Discipline, Member, 1997 - 2000
Texas Trial Lawyers Association, Director, 1994 - Present
American Board of Trial Advocates
College of the State Bar of Texas, Fellow, 2007 - Present
American Board of Trial Advocates Associate, 1998 - Present
Texas Trial Lawyers Association, Member, 1987 - Present
Houston Trial Lawyers Association, 2009 - Present
Galveston County Bar Association, President, 1996 - 1997
Galveston County Bar Association, President Elect, 1995 - 1996
Galveston County Bar Association, Director, 1994 - 1995
Galveston County Bar Association, Local Rules Committee, 1986 - 1987
Galveston County Bar Association, Ad Litem Seminar Course Co-founder; Director, 1994 - Present

Past Employment Positions
Apffel & Apffel, Partner, 1992 - 1994
Brown & Apffel, Partner, 1990 - 1992
Brown, Davenport & Apffel, Partner, 1987 - 1990
Brown, Todd, Hagood & Davenport, Associate Attorney, 1982 - 1987


Baylor University School of Law