"They are the high-horsepower team that you need when you have bet-the-business litigation."

- Chambers USA

"They were superb. Thanks to them, the truth finally won out, and I have my name back."

- Mr. Robert Kaluza, Client

"Oh, by God the lawyers at SKV go to trial! But they use wisdom and strategy when doing so. They're not just hot-headed cowboys rushing into court for the heck of it."

- Benchmark Litigation

“Smyser Kaplan & Veselka is recommended by peers for its great team of trial lawyers. …renowned for being able to successfully tackle complex cases…."

- Benchmark Litigation

Top 10 Litigation Boutique in the U.S.

- Benchmark Litigation

Oct 23, 2017

All Charges Dismissed for SKV Client Dawnna Dukes, Member of the Texas House of Representatives

On October 23, 2017, the State dismissed every count in all three indictments.

Oct 19, 2017

SKV Wins Dismissal for Forum Non Conveniens

SKV lawyers Lee Kaplan and Hector Chavez and our co-counsel Ray Thomas, P.C. from McAllen won a significant dismissal in federal court.

Oct 16, 2017

SKV Named 2018 Highly Recommended Texas Law Firm by Benchmark Litigation

Benchmark Litigation has included Smyser Kaplan & Veselka, L.L.P. in a prestigious list of Texas law firms named "Highly Recommended".

Oct 9, 2017

SKV Wins $2.39 Million for JAB Energy Solutions

Following bench trial, court awards $2.39 million to JAB for withheld production proceeds in offshore wells.

Awards & Recognition