Kevin Hayes, Attorney, Tyler, Texas

Kevin Hayes handles general civil litigation with a focus on personal injury law. As a former prosecutor and Assistant Attorney General, Mr. Hayes offers noted trial and litigation experience.

Following law school, Mr. Hayes defended legislation passed by the Texas legislature in multiple federal court cases and prosecuted civil Medicaid fraud actions on behalf of the Texas Attorney General’s Office in Austin. He later gained valuable trial experience as an Assistant Criminal District Attorney in Smith County. Kevin Hayes joined Wilson, Robertson and Cornelius, P.C. in 2018.


  • Washington and Lee University, B.A., History, 2007.
  • Emory University School of Law, J.D., 2010.

Professional Experience

  • Wilson, Robertson & Cornelius, P.C.  Associate 2018 - present.
  • Smith County District Attorney’s Office, Tyler, Texas.  Assistant Criminal District Attorney 2014-2017.
  • Texas Attorney General Office, Austin, Texas.  Assistant Attorney General 2011-2014.

Professional Activities

  • Bar Admission: State Bar of Texas, 2011, Smith County Bar Association, 2018
  • Court Admissions: U.S. District Courts for the Western District and Southern District of Texas.

Kevin Hayes


Admitted: 2011
Direct Line: 903-509-5015
One American Center
909 ESE Loop 323, Suite 400
Tyler, TX 75701


Michele R. Baker
Direct Line: 903-509-5000

Practice Areas