Experience

Bruce has successfully handled more than 1000 lawsuits and 100 jury trials in more than 40 counties throughout the State of Texas. He has participated in more than 300 mediations during his legal career.

Professional Experience - Business & Tort Law

Partner, Clark & Clark - website

Adjunct Professor-University of Texas at Austin – since 2011 (Torts)

Areas of Practice:

  • Personal Injury
  • Products Liability
  • Auto/Trucking
  • Real Estate
  • Catastrophic Loss: Fire/Explosions
  • Construction (Residential/Commercial)
  • Trade Secret
  • Non-Competition & Non-Disclosure Agreements
  • Royalty/License Agreements
  • Insurance (All Personal & Business Lines)
  • Fiduciary Liability
  • Probate/Guardianship
  • Business Dissolution
  • Lender Liability
  • Banking: Collections/Foreclosure
  • Lease Agreements (Residential/Commercial)

Education/Licensing

University of Texas at Arlington B.A. – Political Science, 1984

University of Texas School of Law J.D. 1987

DRC 40-Hour Basic Mediation Training Course

State Bar of Texas, admitted 1987

United States Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit

United States District Courts: Northern and Western Districts of Texas

Memberships

Texas Association of Mediators

Austin Association of Mediators

Austin Bar Association

State Bar of Texas

Fellow of the State Bar of Texas, Lifetime Member

Personal

Bruce is the youngest of three brothers and was raised in a blue collar, hard working family. His father was a construction worker and his mother was an administrative assistant. He met his wife, Deborah, in high school in 1979. They were married in 1984 and raised two sons, Ryan & Collin. Deborah, an attorney and graduate of Baylor Law School, has been his partner in the law firm of Clark & Clark since 1999.

His family loves the sport of lacrosse. Both of his sons played lacrosse at the collegiate level in California & New York. Since the early 1990's, Bruce has spent a significant portion of his personal life supporting and growing the sport in a variety of capacities, including referee, coach and administrator.

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