Robert L. Chaiken
University of Texas at Austin, B.S.; University of Florida, JD
Admissions 1991, Texas; U.S. District Court, Northern, Eastern, Western and Southern Districts of Texas and U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit
Rob Chaiken was born in Falls Church, Virginia on March 26, 1966. He attended the University of Texas in Austin, where he graduated in 1988 with a Bachelor of Science Degree. He attended law school at the University of Florida and graduated from law school in 1991. He is a member of the State Bar of Texas and is a member of the United States District Courts for Northern, Southern, Eastern and Western Districts of Texas and the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. He is also a member of the American Association for Justice and Texas Trial Lawyers Associations.
He has handled cases all over the country from Miami to Los Angeles to Honolulu in state and federal courts. Rob has appeared in state and federal courts in California, Colorado, Nevada, Florida, Missouri, Oklahoma, and Hawaii. He has also spent a considerable amount of his practice trying lawsuits in smaller and more rural communities across the State of Texas.
Rob began his legal career working for the largest downtown Fort Worth, Texas law firm and focused his practice initially on the defense of large complex commercial cases and personal injury defense. Over time, he developed his practice to include the representation of individuals in various catastrophic personal injury matters as well representation of individuals and companies in all matters of business and commercial litigation. In 1998, he decided to start the firm and combine his practice skills with those of his brother to form a boutique trial practice without the bureaucratic limitations of a large firm.
Rob has been invited to join the Million and Multi Million Dollar Advocates forum on several occasions. He is AV rated by Martindale Hubbell which is the highest ethical and professional rating. He frequently speaks and lectures on various legal topics to various legal organizations. He is also a participating member and Texas representative of the Child Injury Network. This is an association of lawyers dedicated to child safety issues and the protection of children through litigation when necessary.
Rob is happily married with two children and spends his spare time enjoying his family, playing and watching sports, reading and traveling. Along with his family, he helps raise puppies to become service dogs.