How much do lawyers charge in Texas?

The typical lawyer in Texas charges between $130 and $415 per hour. Costs vary depending on the type of lawyer, so review our lawyer rates table to find out the average cost to hire an attorney in Texas.

Practice Type Average Hourly Rate
Administrative $317
Appellate $225
Bankruptcy $360
Business $290
Civil Litigation $297
Collections $260
Commercial/Sale of Goods $290
Construction $324
Contracts $286
Corporate $341
Criminal $199
Elder Law $272
Employment/Labor $314
Family $279
Immigration $255
Insurance $234
Intellectual Property $347
Juvenile $130
Mediation/Arbitration $415
Personal Injury $245
Real Estate $293
Tax $298
Traffic Offenses $258
Trusts $301
Wills & Estates $294

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About Clio’s Hourly Rate Data for Lawyers (Updated 2021)

Clio's hourly rate data is based on aggregated and anonymized data from tens of thousands of legal professionals using Clio. Each year, this data is analyzed and published within the Legal Trends Report, which provides ongoing, in-depth research into the most pressing issues faced by legal professionals.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the hourly rate of a lawyer in Texas?

The average hourly rate for a lawyer in Texas is between $130 and $415 per hour.

How much does a family lawyer charge in Texas?

The average hourly rate for a family lawyer in Texas is $279 per hour.

How much does a civil litigation lawyer charge in Texas?

The average hourly rate for a civil litigation lawyer in Texas is $297 per hour.

What is the highest paid type of lawyer in Texas?

Mediation/Arbitration attorneys are the highest paid type of lawyer in Texas, earning $415 per hour on average.

What is the lowest paid type of lawyer in Texas?

Juvenile attorneys are the lowest paid type of lawyer in Texas, earning $130 per hour on average.