Eric G. Olsen

Title: Attorney and Counselor
Phone: 512-201-4348/772-225-3393
Fax: 512-201-4349/877-487-6213
Email: ego@egolaw.com

Mr. Olsen graduated with high honors from the Georgia Institute of Technology in 1973, and served as an officer in the United States Navy for four years, before attending the University of Texas School of Law. An Articles Editor for the Texas Law Review, he graduated with honors in 1980, and served for one year as law clerk to the Honorable Homer Thornberry, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, before entering private practice. Mr. Olsen's career path then took him from large, prominent defense firms, to a small litigation boutique, and finally to his own trial practice in downtown Dallas.  Single at the time, Mr. Olsen moved in July 1997, to Jensen Beach, on the Treasure Coast of Florida.  Now married with young children, Mr. Olsen is returning to Austin, where he opened an office in 2011. Licensed to practice in both Texas and Florida, he will continue to represent businesses and individuals in cases involving legal malpractice in both states.  

Admitted:

1980, Florida; 1981, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida; 1982, Texas, U.S. District Court, Southern and Western Districts of Texas and U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth and Eleventh Circuits; 1987, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas

Education:

University of Texas School of Law, J.D., 1980 (With Honors)

Georgia Institute of Technology, B.S. Applied Mathematics, 1973 (With High Honor)

Member:

Austin Bar Association; State Bar of Texas; Martin County Bar Association; The Florida Bar.

Honors:

Articles Editor, Texas Law Review, 1979-1980. Author: "The Right to Know in First Amendment Analysis," 57 Texas Law Review 505, 1979. Law Clerk to Honorable Homer Thornberry, U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit, Austin, Texas, 1980-1981.

Military:

LTJG, U.S. Navy, 1973-1977

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