Our Attorneys

W. Albert Weatherly

Born in Nacogdoches, Texas and admitted to the State Bar of Texas in 1979, Albert attended Stephen F. Austin State University (B.S., with high honors, 1976) and Baylor Law School (J.D., 1979). He has practiced law in Nacogdoches since 1979. He is a member of the Fredonia Rotary Club, where he served as President in 1994-95 and currently serves as Secretary. 

Albert is recognized as a Fellow of the College of the State Bar of Texas and is Board Certified® in Estate Planning and Probate Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.


Patricia Theis Smith

Born in Seoul, Korea and admitted to the State Bar of Texas in 1991, Trish attended Seoul Foreign School, Seoul. Korea (1985), Baylor University (B.A., Business Administration. 1988) and the University of Texas School of Law (J.D.. 1991). Trish was licensed from 1994-2000 by the State of Texas as an Insurance Adjuster for casualty, general liability, fire, allied lines and inland marine insurance. Trish has taught as an adjunct professor at Stephen F. Austin State University in Nacogdoches, Texas, teaching General Insurance and Business Law.  


Kristen Beall Burns

Born in Hemphill, Texas and admitted to the State Bar of Texas in 2007, Kristen attended Baylor University (B.B.A.. summa cum laude, 2004) and Baylor Law School (J.D., 2007).  Kristen is licensed to practice before the U.S. District Courts for the Northern, Eastern and Western Districts of Texas. 


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W. Albert Weatherly, Attorney at Law, PLLC

412 North Street, Suite H, Nacogdoches, Texas 75961

Phone: (936) 564-5142 Fax: (936) 564-9884


Monday - Friday: 

8:30am - 5pm

11:45-1:00: Closed for Lunch

Sat & Sun: Closed