Joel M. Vecchio – Attorney at Law

I do not represent greedy insurance companies, soulless corporations, cold governments or negligent hospitals. For over the last 20 years, I have only represented individuals that have been hurt and need help. People just like you who have been injured physically, emotionally and financially by someone else.

The Law Office of Joel M. Vecchio in Plano, Texas, is renowned for its dedicated advocacy in personal injury cases, providing personalized, client-focused legal representation. Specializing in a variety of personal injury claims including motor vehicle collisions, 18-wheeler accidents, motorcycle crashes, pedestrian injuries, dog bites, slip and fall incidents, wrongful death, and premises liability, the firm offers bilingual services in English and Spanish. Joel Vecchio and his experienced team have a proven track record of securing substantial settlements, such as $678,000 for a motor vehicle collision, and operate on a contingency fee basis, ensuring clients only pay if they win. With a commitment to direct attorney engagement and comprehensive support, The Law Office of Joel M. Vecchio stands out as a premier choice for those seeking justice and maximum compensation. Contact them today for a free consultation to take the first step towards justice with experienced, compassionate legal support. With over two decades of experience, Joel combines deep legal expertise with a compassionate, client-centered approach. He understands the complexities of personal injury cases and is dedicated to securing the justice and compensation his clients deserve. Joel’s comprehensive understanding of both sides of the legal process makes him a formidable advocate for his clients.

At our firm, our concern is representing you and winning for you. When you are facing a legal matter, you need a law firm that puts your needs first and listens to you. Our goal is always getting you the best outcome. We are in it for the long haul, and we only represent the interests of YOU.

Early Life and Inspiration

Raised in a family with 11 licensed attorneys and judges across Texas and the United States, Joel was inspired by his father, a lawyer who taught him the power of the law in serving and helping others. This early exposure to the legal field set the foundation for Joel’s commitment to continuing his family’s tradition of legal excellence.


  • Texas Christian University – Bachelor of Science, Class of 1998
  • University of Tulsa College of Law – Juris Doctor, Class of 2001

Professional Experience

After working for top Plaintiff law firms in the Dallas area, Joel started his own law firm. The Law office of Joel M. Vecchio, P.C. first opened its doors in June of 2008. Starting out alone in the dining room of his own home, the firm quickly grew into an operation with commercial office space and multiple staff members. Despite the growth of the firm, the goal of individual attention to personal interaction with clients has remained true. Joel says, “You call my office to speak with me, you speak with me.”

Legal Philosophy and Approach

Joel believes in a client-centered approach, focusing on personalized strategies that meet the unique needs of each case. His thorough understanding of personal injury law and dedication to his clients ensure that they receive comprehensive legal support. As always, potential injury cases receive a 100% free case evaluation.

Bar Admissions

  • Admitted to the State Bar of Texas, 2001
  • Admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas, 2003
  • Bar Card Number: 24033410
  • TX License Date: November 2, 2001

Joel Vecchio is a distinguished personal injury attorney with a robust background in Personal Injury Trial Law. His dedication to the field is evident through his extensive qualifications and accomplishments.


  • Extensive Legal Practice: Practiced law full-time for over 23 years as an active member of the State Bar of Texas.
  • Experience: Over 20 years of experience in Personal Injury Trial Law, 100% of his practice annually devoted to Personal Injury.

Professional Associations

  • State Bar of Texas, Member (2001 – Present)
  • American Association for Justice, Member
  • Texas Trial Lawyers Association, Member
  • American Bar Association
  • Dallas Bar Association
  • Plano Bar Association, Member
  • Collin County Bar Association, Member
  • Dallas Trial Lawyers Association, Member

Languages Spoken

  • Spanish
  • Hebrew

Honors and Awards

  • Excellence for the Future Award, CALI, 2000
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers, National Trial Lawyers Association
  • Super Lawyers, Texas Monthly Magazine

Client and Peer Endorsements

  • Walker Duke, Personal Injury Attorney: “Joel and I have worked together on a number of cases over the years. He is a dedicated, creative, and very practical advocate for his clients. I am happy to endorse Joel as a very skilled attorney.”
  • Michael Waddington, Personal Injury Attorney: “I endorse Joel. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.”
  • Adrian Crane, Personal Injury Attorney: “Joel worked for me for several years as a personal injury trial lawyer. He’s an outstanding attorney and I’m confident you’ll be pleased with his representation.”

Areas of Focus

Joel M. Vecchio handles various aspects of personal injury law, providing comprehensive legal services to ensure his clients receive the justice and compensation they deserve. His areas of focus include:

  • Car Accidents: Joel has extensive experience representing clients involved in car accidents, helping them navigate the complexities of insurance claims, liability issues, and obtaining fair compensation for injuries and damages.
  • Truck Accidents: Handling truck accident cases requires specialized knowledge due to the unique regulations and potential for severe injuries. Joel’s expertise in this area ensures that clients receive strong representation against trucking companies and their insurers.
  • Motorcycle Accidents: Motorcycle accidents often result in serious injuries. Joel is dedicated to protecting the rights of motorcyclists and ensuring they receive the compensation they need to recover.
  • Bicycle and Pedestrian Accidents: Joel represents cyclists and pedestrians who have been injured due to the negligence of drivers, advocating for their rights and pursuing maximum compensation.
  • Premises Liability: From slip and falls to inadequate security claims, Joel handles a wide range of premises liability cases, holding property owners accountable for unsafe conditions.
  • Wrongful Death: Joel provides compassionate and thorough representation for families who have lost loved ones due to someone else’s negligence, helping them seek justice and financial support during a difficult time.
  • Workplace Injuries: Joel assists clients who have been injured on the job, navigating workers’ compensation claims and pursuing additional compensation if third-party negligence is involved.
  • Product Liability: Defective products can cause serious injuries. Joel represents clients in product liability cases, holding manufacturers and sellers accountable for their dangerous products.
  • Slip and Fall: Joel has significant experience in slip and fall cases, working diligently to hold property owners accountable for unsafe conditions that lead to injuries.
  • Dog Bites: Dog bites can result in serious physical and emotional trauma. Joel represents victims of dog bites, seeking compensation for medical expenses, pain, and suffering