Statewide Texas Unemployment Lawyer


I’m Kerry O’Brien, an attorney and a former hearing officer with the Texas Workforce Commission (over 800 hearings as a hearing officer). I help you fight to win your TWC unemployment hearing, regardless of where you are. Since 2008, I have handled hundreds of unemployment hearings for tons of satisfied clients around Texas and even the world. Whether you’re in Dallas, Austin, Houston, El Paso, Brownsville, Amarillo, Beaumont – or anywhere in between – I can help.

We represent claimants on a reasonable, flat-fee basis, about one week of benefits at the current TWC capped rate. We charge a *true* flat fee, meaning that you pay one fee regardless of how many hearing sessions it takes to complete your hearing. Because I know exactly what I’m doing from the beginning to the end, you get dedicated and skilled representation for less than the cost of most attorneys that have little to no TWC experience. Also, as an employment attorney, I evaluate your case during the hearing process, for free, to determine if any employment laws have been broken.

I have also provided a substantial amount of TWC services for small employers around Texas, including basic consultation as well as representation for hearings and tax audits.

How does it work? Contact me NOW, at (512) 410-1960 or by filling out the form below. We’ll set you up quickly and block off your hearing time on the calendar immediately. If you just received your initial determination, we may be able to appeal that for you. If your unemployment benefits are important to you, you should get me as your unemployment attorney.

Contact me now with the form below, book a free 15-minute consultation online or call (512) 410-1960. Your contact form info goes straight to me, Kerry O’Brien.

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“Inside the Mind of a TWC Hearing Officer”

On May 7, 2014, Kerry O’Brien was the featured speaker for the Austin Bar Association Labor & Employment Law group’s monthly meeting, speaking to local employee and employer attorneys on the Texas Workforce Commission appeals process. As a TWC hearing officer, Kerry handled over 800 appeals on unemployment benefits. Now, for the past six years […]

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Kerry O’Brien serves as judge for Irish festival

On March 29, 2014, Kerry O’Brien served as one of three community judges for the 10th annual Austin Rose of Tralee Festival, held at the Fado Irish pub in downtown Austin. The Rose of Tralee festival is an international festival that has been based out of Tralee, County Kerry, Ireland since 1959. Every year for […]

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