Darrell G. Adkerson, the director-shareholder of Adkerson Hauder & Bezney PC, has over 30 years of experience in providing high-quality representation to his many clients. Mr. Adkerson focuses his practice in the areas of general personal injury defense, plaintiff's civil litigation, entertainment and sports law, and business litigation. Based in Dallas, Texas, Mr. Adkerson represents clients statewide and is licensed to practice law before all of the state and federal courts of Texas.
Before attending law school, Mr. Adkerson first completed his undergraduate degree at Texas Wesleyan University. He graduated in 1980 magna cum laude with his Bachelor of Arts and was voted by the school's faculty as the most outstanding student of his graduating class. He went on to attend the Texas Tech University School of Law, from where he graduated in 1983 with his Juris Doctor.
Mr. Adkerson is a board-certified specialist in personal injury trial law through the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. Out of more than 150 jury trials, Mr. Adkerson has won a very high percentage of these cases. He enjoys an excellent reputation with his peers and is rated as AV Preeminent* through Martindale-Hubbell. This is the highest peer reviewed rating given by the organization and is one that is reserved for those attorneys meeting the highest standards of ethics and legal skill.
Furthermore, in 2016, Mr. Adkerson received a Lifetime Achievement Award from America'a Top 100 Attorneys. This honor is not given every year, or every 10 years; it is given but once-in-a-lifetime. Selection to America’s Top 100 Attorneys® is by invitation only and is comprised of the nation’s most exceptional attorneys whose accomplishments merit a lifetime achievement recognition. Lifetime Achievement recognition among America’s Top 100 Attorneys® is meant to identify and promote the most outstanding and impactful legal talent currently serving throughout the nation.
Dedicated to his profession, Mr. Adkerson actively participates in a number of professional organizations. He is a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates, which limits its membership to the top 1 percent of trial attorneys in each state, along with the Dallas Bar Association and the State Bar of Texas.
*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.
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Last Updated: 1/26/2017