Mr. Handy has handled thousands of cases in many areas of personal injury law, including medical malpractice, legal malpractice, accounting malpractice, and other professional liability cases, automobile liability, product liability, construction negligence, and railroad liability.
18 Wheeler Commercial Truck Cases
Business and Commercial Litigation
Law Board Certifications
Civil Trial Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization
Personal Injury Trial Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization
Lincoln, Nebraska, December 29, 1950
Admitted To Bar
1979, Texas and U.S. District Court – Northern and Western Districts of Texas.
Selected to Texas Super Lawyers (a Thompson Reuters Business) 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2006, 2004, and 2003
University of Nebraska 1969-1970
University of Texas at Arlington (B.A., 1974; M.A., 1976)
Baylor University (J.D., cum laude, 1979).
Notes and comments editor, Baylor Law Review, 1978-1979.
Contributing Editor, The Brief, Practice Tips Section, 1981.
Author, “Workers’ Compensation Third Party Actions and the Statute of Limitations,” Baylor Law Review, 1978
“Handling Social Security Disability claims,” The Brief, Vol. 10, No. 4
“Bad Faith in First Party Insurance Cases,” Advanced Civil Trial Course, 1986.
Navigating the maze of Uninsured and Underinsured Motorist Coverage, Advanced Insurance Seminar (1995-2001)
Tarrant County and American (Member, Board of Directors, 1990-1992) Bar Association
State Bar of Texas (Member, District 7a Grievance Committee, 1984-1987; Chairman, 1986-1987; Member, Administration of Justice, 1987-1990
Tarrant County Trial Lawyers Association
Texas Trial Lawyers Association
The Association of Trial Lawyers of America. Fellow: Texas Bar Foundation. Certified as a Civil Trial Advocate by the National Board of Trial Advocacy. (Board Certified: Personal Injury and Civil Trial Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization).
Charter Fellow – Tarrant County Bar Foundation
Bailey & Galyen is one of the largest consumer law firms in Texas and has recovered millions and millions of dollars on behalf of injured people in Texas, as well as nationwide. While we are recognized in the legal community as maintaining the highest levels of experience, knowledge and professionalism, we are more concerned about impressing our clients than our colleagues.