Amy C.  Welborn

Biography

Amy Welborn is an accomplished trial lawyer with over nineteen years of experience representing corporations and individuals in litigation involving business disputes, property damage, construction, employment, professional liability, trucking defense, subrogation, and personal injury defense. Additionally, she represents professionals and corporations in administrative and government matters.

Services

Education

  • University of Texas School of Law  (J.D., 1999)
    • Board of Advocates
    • Technical Editor Environmental Law Journal
    • Texas Law Fellowships
    • Criminal Law Journal
    • Environmental Law
  • University of Texas at Austin  (B.A., with honors, 1996)
  • University of Texas at Austin  (B.J., with honors, 1996)
    • Majored in Public Relations
    • President and Board of Directors, Texas Union
    • Presidential Recycling Committee

Bar Admissions

  • Texas

Courts

  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas

Professional Affiliations

  • Austin Bar Association 
    • President Elect (2016-2017)
    • Treasurer (2014-2015)
    • Board of Directors (2002-2014)
  • Adjunct Professor Trial Advocacy Program, University of Texas School of Law
  • Founding Master, Barbara Jordan Inn of Court
  • City of Austin Commission for Women 
    • Chair (2013-2014)
    • Commissioner (2010-2013)
  • Austin Young Lawyers Association
    • President (2008-2010)
    • President Elect (2007-2008)
    • Treasurer (2006-2007)
    • Secretary (2005-2006)
    • Board of Directors (2004-2009)
  • Lawyer Referral Service 
    • Chairman of the Board (2007-2008)
    • Board of Trustees (2003-2008)
  • Leadership Austin
    • Essentials Class of 2009
  • University of Texas Student Union
    • Advisory Committee (2011- present)
    • Stewart of the Texas Union (2009-2011)
  • Texas Association of Defense Council 
    • Young Lawyers Committee (2005-2007)
  • Robert Calvert Inns of Court (2000-2014)
  • Texas Young Lawyers Association (2000-2014)
  • Founding Fellow, Austin Bar Foundation (2005)
  • Fellow, Texas Bar Foundation (2007)
  • Travis County Women Lawyers (2011-present)

Honors

  • AV Preeminent® Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell®
  • Alumnus Award, Austin Young Lawyers Association (2017-2018)
  • Attorney of the Year, Austin Under 40 (2012)
  • Pro Bono Award, Travis County Women Lawyers (2012)
  • Outstanding Committee Chair, Austin Bar Association (2012)
  • Super Lawyer "Rising Star," Super Lawyers Magazine (2008)
  • Journal Profile, Austin Business Journal (May 7, 2009)
  • Outstanding Committee Chair, Austin Bar Association (2005)
  • Outstanding Committee Chair, Austin Young Lawyers (2005)
  • Profiles In Power Legal Nominee (2007)

Charitable & Civic Involvement

  • Board of Directors, Northwest Little League (2013-2015)
  • Health Alliance for Austin Musicians; Corporate Battle of the Bands Event Committee (2011)
  • Goodwill Austin; Goodwill Ball Committee (2009 & 2010)
  • YMCA of Austin; Program Services Committee (2010)
  • Austin Chamber (2009-2010)
  • Austin Women's Chamber (2007-2009)
  • Creative Fund (2010-2012)

Presentations

  • “Dealing With Outside Counsel: Lessons Learned From Baseball,” Texas Lawyer's In-House Counsel Summit (March 30, 2016)
  • “Emerging Changes in Pain Management Practice,” PainWeekend, Nashville, TN; Baltimore, MD; and Atlanta, GA (2016)
  • “Ancillary Services for Doctors- Stark and Anti-Kickback Laws,” PainWeekend, Nashville, TN; Baltimore, MD; and Atlanta, GA (2016)
  • “Slips Trips and Falls,” TX/OU Kickoff Seminar for Insurance Adjusters (2015)
  • “Social Media Update,” TX/OU Kickoff Seminar for Insurance Adjusters (2015)
  • “Social Media Update,” Texas Paralegal Associations Annual Meeting (2014)
  • “Social Media Update,” TX/OU Kickoff Seminar for Insurance Adjusters (2014)
  • “Slips Trips and Falls,” TX/OU Kickoff Seminar for Insurance Adjusters (2014)
  • “Bored? No Boards- Defending Professional Liability Claims at Administrative Agencies,” TX/OU Kickoff Seminar for Insurance Adjusters (2013)
  • “Social Media Update,” TX/OU Kickoff Seminar for Insurance Adjusters (2012)
  • “Appraisal Process- Resolving First Party Claims,” TX/OU Kickoff Seminar for Insurance Adjusters (2012)
  • “The New Face(book) of Claims Investigation,” TX/OU Kickoff Seminar for Insurance Adjusters (2011)
  • “Social Media and the Courts,” TX/OU Kickoff Seminar for Insurance Adjusters (2011)
  • “Paid or Incurred-What Does Civil Practices & Remedies Code Section 41.0105 Really Mean?—Can the Plaintiff Collect That?” TX/OU Kickoff Seminar for Insurance Adjusters (2006)
  • “Medical Mal-Practice Update 2005,” TX/OU Kickoff Seminar for Insurance Adjusters (2005)
  • “Insurance Code Update,” Texas Association of Underwriters (2004)
  • “Medical Mal-Practice Update 2004,” TX/OU Kickoff Seminar for Insurance Adjusters (2004)
  • “Tort Reform: Medical Malpractice and Health Care Liability 2003,” TX/OU Kickoff Seminar for Insurance Adjusters (2003)
  • “Pucks, Golf Balls and Penalty Flags- Sports Injuries 2003,” TX/OU Kickoff Seminar for Insurance Adjusters (2003)