Kurt Metscher

Kurt Metscher

Associate Attorney


I did not always want to be a lawyer. I’m told that, when I was young, I wanted to be an astronaut. Like many aspiring young space-explorers, I soon learned that few companies hired for that position. Thankfully, my interests grew as I did. While pursuing my Bachelor’s in Political Science at St. Edwards, I discovered a passion for advocacy. I felt called to service, and wanted to follow a career path that would allow me to help people every day.

I decided on law school, and embarked on my legal journey at Baylor Law in 2015. I knew that Baylor’s program not only provided an excellent academic foundation, but also emphasized trial preparedness and the skills needed to excel in life as a practicing attorney. During my time at Baylor, I worked with the Texas Lawyers Assistance Program, an organization dedicated to providing mental health and wellness resources to legal professions. I founded Baylor’s TLAP chapter, the first of its kind at that school. Additionally, I enjoyed competing in Mock Trial, a program I continue to contribute to each year.

After receiving my license in 2018, I accepted a position as an associate practicing complex civil litigation. I enjoyed using my skillset to fight for solutions in business disputes, commercial fraud, technology and trade misappropriation, libel and defamation, and fiduciary litigation. I was particularly drawn, however, to direct client contact and mentorship. In the back of my mind, I knew that family law offered an unparalleled opportunity to directly support those in need every day. In 2021, I joined the Walters Gilbreath team, where I balance tenacious courtroom advocacy with a compassionate, human approach to family issues. I look forward to seeing how I can help you approach the future with confidence.


  • Associate Attorney, Walters Gilbreath, PLLC, 2021–Present
  • Associate Attorney, Thomas Williams McConnell PLLC, 2018–2021


  • Baylor University School of Law, J.D., 2018
  • Texas Lawyers Assistance Program, Local Advocate
  • State Bar of Texas Pro Bono College, Member
  • Baylor Law Advocacy Program, Barrister
  • Student Bar Association, Senior Representative
  • St. Edward’s University, B.A., Political Science, 2015
  • Phi Sigma Alpha, National Political Science Honors Society
  • Phi Alpha Delta, Pre-Law Academic Fraternity

Personal Life

  • Hometown: Austin, Texas
  • Third Place in 2012 New York City Comic Con Trivia Competition
  • Proud parent of Mishka, Bernedoodle


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