Paul C. Velte IV

Paul C. Velte IV

Of Counsel
San Marcos, Texas

I have had a broad practice in Texas state courts for 30 years doing both civil and criminal litigation of all kinds. I specialize in the cases that don't fit neatly into a single specialty. I am a problem solver. Many people's problems span several specialties at one time. Also active in civil liberties causes including gun rights, motorcycling, parental rights, and homeschooling.

Areas of Practice

  • 30% Torts, Personal Injury
  • 30% Family Law
  • 10% Criminal Law
  • 10% Wills, Trusts, Estates Litigation
  • 20% Contract Disputes, LL/Tenant, Property

Litigation Percentage

  • 95% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Texas, 1988


  • The University of Texas School of Law, Austin, Texas
    • J.D.
    • Honors: With Distinction
    • Law Review: Tex. Int'l Law Journal, Editor, 1987 - 1988
  • North Texas State University, Denton, Texas
    • B.A. cum laude
    • Major: Economics
    • Major: Political Science

Honors and Awards

  • Freedom Fighter Award, ABATE of Texas (motorcyclist organization), 1989 - Present

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Austin Criminal Defense Lawyers Ass'n, 2015 - Present
  • Hays County Bar, 2011 - Present


  • English


  • Phi Alpha Delta