Paul Colley, Jr.

Attorney at Thomas J. Henry Law's Austin Office

A confident and hardworking attorney from Henderson, Texas, Mr. Paul Colley, Jr. has been practicing personal injury trial law for 40 years.

Mr. Colley earned his Juris Doctor from Baylor University in Waco, Texas. He also holds a Bachelor of Political Science from Stephen F. Austin State University in Nacogdoches, Texas.

Mr. Colley is board certified in personal injury trial law. He is also experienced in all phases of personal injury law practice, having handled thousands of cases for injury victims and family members of those killed due to the neglect or carelessness of others. Mr. Colley has guided clients from the time of their claim through negotiation, trial, appeal, and all phases in between. Over the years, he has recovered more than $50 million for his clients in all types of cases, including medical malpractice, product liability, trucking and commercial accidents, auto accidents, construction accidents, and oil field accidents.

Mr. Colley has been Lead Counsel in over 200 jury trials and hundreds of hearings before the state courts of Texas as well as before numerous federal district courts in the Eastern, Western, and Northern Districts of Texas. He has also argued appeals before the Supreme Court of Texas, the US 5th Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans, Louisiana, and several Texas Courts of Appeal.

He is married to Lisa Colley, a high school counselor at Lake Travis High School in Bee Cave, Texas. They have four beautiful daughters and four wonderful grandchildren. When he has the time, Mr. Colley enjoys playing and listening to music. He is also fond of horses.



  • State Bar of Texas


  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit


  • Board Certified-Personal Injury Trial Law; Texas Board of Legal Specialization.
    • February 1989 to May 2024
  • Lead counsel in over 200 jury trials. Member-Licensed Attorney/State Bar of Texas
    • October 1981 to Present


  • Member-Texas Trial Lawyers Association
    • January 1982 to Present
  • Member-American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA)
    • May 1998 to Present
    • Member by invitation of National Trial Lawyers group. Also a member of TEX-ABOTA.


  • Baylor University, Waco, Texas (J.D.)
  • Stephen F Austin State University, Nacogdoches, Texas (B.S.)


Mr. Clayton “Reese” Turner and our team of Austin injury attorneys are located at 4401 West Gate Blvd Suite 200, Austin, TX 78745. We provide free walk-in case consultations Monday – Friday, 8:00am – 6:00pm. To start a consultation over the phone or to speak with your attorney, call 512-520-0221.

See what our clients have to say about their experience working with their legal team in Austin:

The team has helped us in a time of need we almost lost our lives and the whole Thomas J Henry family took time to help us and take care of our needs and checked on us often to make sure we didn’t need anything or if we did they got it for us. I recommend Thomas j Henry. — Kimberly George

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Great firm! I would recommend to all of my friends and family. — Genesis Rodriguez

I was going to have to wait a week to get into a neurosurgeon and another week to get an MRI. With TJH assistance I was in to see a dr in a few days and the same with my MRI. When you’re in pain, time matters. — Peggy Rosch

This law form was polite responsive and very helpful they took the time and were very patient they keep me informed of the status and what steps they are taking during and or on my case they are awesome — Jon Buford

They were so supportive and always called me and answered all my questions. I never felt like I was ignored or bothered them. Felt great to have them help me through this process — Susie Alvarez

These guys just get the job done. Would recommend to all my friends and family in Austin and have already referred my two aunts in El Paso to work with these guys. Keep up the good work! — Laura Flores

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