Statewide Texas Unemployment Lawyer



Claimants: $475

Employers: $850

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.

Our flat fee is a true flat fee. Even if the hearing goes into a second session, which it often does – we do NOT charge anything extra. The flat fee covers all of our preparation and representation for your hearing. (This fee applies to most employment separation hearings, where the issue concerns the nature of a quit or termination. Additional fees apply to fraud hearings and hearings where civil litigation between the parties is anticipated or in progress.)

For claimants, I may consider and advise, at no additional cost, whether any employment laws may have been broken. Our firm handles employment cases as well.

For small employers: 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. Different fee arrangements apply. The flat fee listed above, for employers, applies to separation hearings only – where the issue is why the employee quit or was terminated. Different fees may apply for hearings other than separation hearings, including tax audit hearings, wage claim hearings, independent contractor-vs.-employee hearings and any other hearing not specifically concerning the nature of the employment separation.

Contact me NOW, at (512) 410-1960, fill out the form below, or set up a FREE CONSULTATION at the bottom rightYour contact form information goes straight to my inbox.

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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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