Michael R. Walzel

Michael Ray Walzel.

Mike began practicing law in Southeast Texas over 25 years ago.  During his tenure he has developed a reputation for integrity and honesty among his peers  in the local bar.  He is well known by his fellow attorneys and the local judges.  His reputation for ethical behavior is unblemished.  He works well with other attorneys to resolve cases, but his client's can rely on his extensive trial experience when trial is necessary.  His knowledge of the law, legal procedure, advocacy and trial skills are second to none.  




Attorney & Counslor at Law

Mike was born in Austin Texas on October 20, 1959.  He is the second of four children.  He grew up in Houston, Texas and graduated from High School in 1978.  After high school he followed his passion for cars and continued working as an auto mechanic.  In 1980 he found employment as a heavy equipment mechanic working on Caterpillar tractors and diesel engines.  He was certified by ASE in diesel engines, drive trains and fuel systems in 1981. 

Mike worked his way through The University of Houston beginning in 1983 and graduated magna cum laude in 1987.  He then attended Baylor University School of Law in Waco Texas and was licensed by the Texas Supreme Court to practice law in May of 1990.  

People make the difference.

Over years of experience we have learned that it is relationships with others that make the difference. We pay close attention to our client's needs and find creative solutions to solve issues. Mike's client's often become his friends as they learn to rely on his loyalty and trust his judgment. Mike often takes calls and has meetings after hours to assist a client in need of understanding, advice or simply comfort. His compassion is not aimed at building business relationships, but simply because he cares.

Mike takes time to understand his clients. Their goals become his goals. We take the time to research our client's situation completely and bring about the most effective solutions ensuring they get the successful outcome they deserve. We're proud that so many of our clients have repeatedly turned to us for counsel and representation. We are determined to work hard to earn our clients loyalty every day. We're here to help you succeed. If you are faced with a legal problem--large or small--we will find a solution.

Mike graduated from Baylor University School of Law in 1990.  Since graduating Mike has made his home in Beaumont, Texas.  He began his legal career as an associate attorney with the law firm of Weller, Wheelus and Green.  He later became a partner with the Stevens, Baldo, Freeman and Lighty law firm. 

Mike became a solo practitioner in 2007 and opened the Walzel Law Firm PLLC in Beaumont, Texas.  Since then he has focused his practice on family law, criminal law and probate and estate planning.  Mike also has experience in business law including business litigation and formation; landlord/tenant disputes; property foreclosures; debt collection and real estate.   Mike’s primary focus is assisting the citizens of Southeast Texas when they are dealing with difficult legal problems.  His knowledge of the law, tireless work ethic and litigation skills allows him to achieve favorable outcomes for his clients.  He takes pride in his firm’s reputation for excellence and in a job well done.