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Top Rated Medical Malpractice Attorney in Dallas, TX

James E. Girards
The Girards Law Firm
10000 North Central Expressway, Suite 400
Dallas, TX 75231
T:Work 214-346-9529
F: Fax214-346-9532
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2004 - 2015
Licensed Since: 1989
Education: St. Mary's University School of Law
Practice Areas: Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (90%), Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (10%)


By James Girards

Jim Girards has over 25 years of experience representing families of those harmed by severe spinal cord injuries, brain injuries, birth injuries, and severe heart damage. He also has experience helping families who are the victims of catastrophic trucking collisions and construction accidents.  Recently, Girards obtained what the Texas Lawyer newspaper determined was the 4th largest medical malpractice verdict in Texas for 2011. The firm handles cases against hospitals, trucking companies, and other major corporations. Girards is Board Certified in Personal Injury Trial Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization and has been recognized as one of Dallas’ Best Attorneys by D Magazine and one of the top attorneys in the country by Newsweek magazine. He has been a Governor of the American Association for Justice, a Director of the Texas Trial Lawyers Association, and is a past President of the Dallas Trial Lawyers Association. He was a past Vice-Chair of the State Bar of Texas District 6A Grievance Committee, and is Chair of the Interventional Cardiology Litigation Group of the American Association for Justice. He is licensed in Texas, Oklahoma, and Arkansas, and is a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum. The firm has the highest AV rating by Martindale-Hubbell.

Years of Selection

Super Lawyers: 2004 - 2015

About James Girards

Admitted: 1989, Texas

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Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • James E. Girards is Certified in Personal Injury Trial Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization

Verdicts and Settlements:

  • Recently, Girards obtained the 4th largest medical malpractice verdict in the State of Texas for 2011, as determined by Texas Lawyer magazine.
Last Updated: 6/29/2015
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