Joe S. Ellis


A Native Texan, Joe grew up in Brownwood, Texas. He is a proud graduate of the United States Air Force Academy and served as an intelligence officer for seven years, with two combat deployments to Afghanistan. He completed his Masters Degree in International Relations from the University of Oklahoma while serving on active duty. After separating from the military, Joe attended Texas Tech University School of Law in Lubbock. Prior to joining Goldman & Peterson, Joe practiced real estate and property law before transitioning into insurance defense and other defense litigation.


During his spare time, Joe enjoys traveling with his lovely wife, hunting, cruising the hill country on his motorcycle, and supporting his Dallas Cowboys.


  • Texas Tech University School of Law (J.D. 2018)

  • University of Oklahoma (M.A. 2013)

  • United States Air Force Academy (B.S. 2008)

    • Dean's List​



  • State Bar of Texas



  • State of Texas 

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Phone: 210.340.9822