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Austin attorney Rachel Crutchfield brings a unique perspective to her clients. Rachel’s litigation experience began in 1999 in Beaumont, Texas on the other side of the docket as an insurance defense attorney.
Rachel and her family eventually moved to Austin, and she opened her private practice in the beautiful Hill Country in 2014. As a solo practitioner, Rachel was able to follow her passion for advocacy and shift her primary focus to representing injured individuals in personal injury lawsuits and individual and business clients in DTPA, commercial, and business tort litigation. Her practice includes litigation arising out of car, truck, bus, and bike accidents; premises liability and slip and falls; products liability including medical device and pharmaceutical litigation; Deceptive Trade Practice-Consumer Protection Act (DTPA) actions; and business torts and fraud claims.

Rachel graduated from Texas Tech School of Law in 1999. During law school Rachel enjoyed her time as a briefing clerk for the Honorable J.Q. Warnick, Magistrate for the United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas, Lubbock Division. Rachel and her husband, Barry, are active members of the Dripping Springs community, where their three sons attend school.

Bar Admissions

  • State Bar of Texas – 1999
  • Admitted to practice before the following courts:
    • Texas State Courts
    • United States District Court for the Western District of Texas
    • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas

Practice Areas

  • Personal Injury Litigation
    • Wrongful Death
    • Industrial Accident
    • Auto Accidents
    • Bicycle Accidents
    • Bus Accidents
    • Pedestrian Accidents
    • 18-Wheeler and Big Truck Accidents
    • General Negligence
  • Products Liability
    • Medical Device – Metallosis and Device Failure
    • Pharmaceutical Litigation
    • Strict Liability
    • Foreign Object in Food
  • Premises Liability
    • Slip and Fall
    • Dangerous Condition
  • Civil Litigation
    • Commercial Litigation
    • DTPA
    • Business Torts and Fraud


  • J.D., Texas Tech University School of Law (1999)
  • B.A., Baylor University (1994)

Bar Admissions & Associations

  • State Bar of Texas
  • Austin Bar Association
  • Hays County Bar Association
  • Dripping Springs Bar Association

Professional and Civic Associations

  • Hays County Bar Association Bench Bar Committee;
  • Mock Trial Mentor for Dripping Springs High School Dating Violence Mock Trial;
  • Pro Bono Volunteer for American Gateways;
  • Pro Bono Volunteer for Volunteer Legal Services, Central Texas;
  • Member of the Dripping Springs Chamber of Commerce;
  • Leadership Dripping Springs Committee Member – 2016;
  • Board member, Dripping Springs Education Foundation, a non-profit organization that raises funds to support academic excellence within DSISD (2013-2015);
  • Board member (2009), C.A.S.A. of Beaumont, a non-profit organization that trains and provides volunteers as special advocates for children in child protective services;
  • Board member (2008-2009), The Shorkey Center of Beaumont, a non-profit organization providing programs and services to children with special needs;
  • Board member (2007-2009), Beaumont Art Museum Advisory Council, providing community support for the Beaumont Art Museum and its fundraising programs;
  • Member of the Litigation section of the State Bar;
  • President (2004) and Secretary (2003), Southeast Texas Young Lawyers Association; and
  • Board member (2003-2004), Jefferson County Bar Association.
  • And, last but not least, Proud Supporter of Troop 101 Cub Scouts.
Law Office of Rachel Crutchfield, PLLC
1609 Shoal Creek Blvd., Suite 100
Austin, Texas 78701
Telephone: 512-494-4008
Fax: 512-320-8906
Law Office of Rachel Crutchfield, PLLC of Austin services the following locations: Travis County, Hays County, Caldwell County, San Marcos, Buda, New Braunfels, Lakeway, Dripping Springs, Kyle, Wimberley, Johnson City, Lockhart, Seguin, Austin, Marble Falls and Horeshoe Bay, TX.
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