Brandy Wingate Voss
Brandy Wingate Voss formed the Law Offices of Brandy Wingate Voss, PLLC in March 2016. She decided to strike out on her own after practicing with Smith Law Group LLLP for five years, where she was a partner.
Prior to joining Smith Law Group, Brandy served for four years as the senior staff attorney to Justice Gina Benavides at the Thirteenth Court of Appeals in Edinburg. Before her service at the court, Brandy was an associate in Jenkens & Gilchrist, P.C.’s trial and appellate practice group.
Brandy graduated from Texas A&M University with a B.A. in anthropology. She then received her J.D., magna cum laude, from Baylor Law School. Brandy served as editor-in-chief of the Baylor Law Review and as a brief writer on Baylor’s ABA Moot Court team. After law school, she served as a law clerk to former Texas Supreme Court Chief Justice Thomas R. Phillips.
Brandy has served on numerous boards and committees in the legal field, including the Texas Supreme Court Rules Advisory Committee. She served two terms as the District 13 Director for the Texas Young Lawyers Association, and she is a past president of the Hidalgo County Bar Association. Brandy is currently a member of the State Bar of Texas Appellate Section, where she served a three-year term as co-editor-in-chief of the State Bar Appellate Section’s newsletter, The Appellate Advocate, and currently serves on the amicus committee. Brandy regularly speaks at legal education courses on appellate-related topics.
Brandy was included on Thomson Reuters’ 2014, 2015, 2016, and 2017 Texas Super Lawyers lists, an honor received by no more than five percent of all Texas attorneys. She was also named to Thomson Reuters’ Rising Stars list in 2006, 2007, 2008, 2012, 2013, and 2014.
Brandy has represented clients before the Texas Supreme Court, the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals, the Texas intermediate courts of appeals, and the Federal Courts of Appeals for the Fifth and Third Circuits. She is board certified in Civil Appellate Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. Brandy also has extensive experience in criminal appellate matters.