Timothy E. WeitzJD, CAE
Tim Weitz is a founding partner of the law firm of McDonald, Mackay, Porter & Weitz, L.L.P., which offices in Austin, Texas. Licensed in Texas since 1986, Mr. Weitz has worked as an attorney in both the public and private sectors. Prior to his most recent return to private practice in 1996, he served as the General Counsel for the Texas State Board of Medical Examiners, now known as the Texas Medical Board. His duties with the Texas Medical Board also required him to provide legal services to the Texas State Board of Acupuncture Examiners and the Texas State Board of Physician Assistant Examiners.
In addition to his years of experience in state government, his background includes both criminal defense and criminal prosecution as a judge advocate in the U.S. Marine Corps. He has private practice experience in a wide range of general civil matters, and has been a frequent speaker on a variety of health law related topics, grass roots lobbying, and professionalism. He is Board Certified in Administrative Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization, and his current practice focuses primarily on physician licensure defense, health law, general administrative law, and professional licensing for health care providers.
Mr. Weitz has also been employed as a registered lobbyist on health care legislation and has served as adjunct faculty at Texas State University as well as the Texas Health and Science University, formerly the Texas College of Traditional Chinese Medicine. He has been an invited speaker at the University of Texas School of Law, and has been a regular guest speaker at the Baylor School of Law and the Army-Baylor Physical Therapy Program.
Mr. Weitz is an ASAE certified association executive and is often involved in projects for non-profit associations in the health care field and with the Texas Military Forces Historical Foundation. His association experience also includes prior service as the Executive Director for the Texas Physical Therapy Association, and various leadership roles with the Lone Star Military Vehicle Preservation Association. He has served as the President of the Texas Military Forces Historical Foundation and continues to participate in military history and museum organizations dedicated to remembering and honoring veterans.