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Bill Blankenship

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Dallas, TX

Blankenship Law Firm
3500 Maple Ave, Suite 1100
Dallas, TX 75219
Phone: 214-361-7500
Fax: 214-361-7505
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2015 - 2022
Selected to Rising Stars: 2011
Licensed in Texas Since: 1997
Practice Areas: Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff, Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff, Business Litigation
Languages Spoken: English, Spanish
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Attorney Profile

Bill Blankenship is an experienced trial lawyer who has tried over 70 jury trials as lead counsel.  He is AV Preeminent Rated through Martindale-Hubbell.  This is the top rating an attorney can receive from his peers, signifying the highest level of legal ability and ethical standards.  Bill is also a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA), an invitation only organization of trial lawyers from both sides of the bar who maintain the highest professional and ethical standards.  Additionally, Bill is Board Certified in Personal Injury Trial Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.  Less than 3% of lawyers in Texas have earned this experience based certification.

While Bill's practice is mainly focused in the North Texas area, he has represented clients in both federal and state courts all over the nation.  Bill was appointed to the Plaintiffs’ Attorneys’ Executive Committee in the Cordis IVC Filter Consolidated Litigation (JCCP 4977 - Superior Court for the State of California), where he is one of six attorneys responsible for managing the consolidated proceeding of over 4500 filed cases.  He also practices in the United States Court of Federal Claims in Washington, D.C. and the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.

Bill’s practice focuses on catastrophic injury or wrongful death claims, where he has successfully represented individuals and families in a wide range of lawsuits.  Bill also has a large product liability docket, mainly focusing on medical device defects.  Bill also regularly represents individuals and small companies in commercial litigation cases, where he has successfully prosecuted and defended a broad variety of commercial matters, from breach of contract to oil/gas disputes to breach of fiduciary duty claims.  Please visit his website (linked below) for a more detailed description of Bill’s practice and a brief glimpse of some of his past cases.

About Bill Blankenship

First Admitted: 1997, Texas

Professional Webpage: https://www.blankenshiplaw.com/

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Active Member, American Board of Trial Advocates
  • Dallas Bar Association
  • Dallas Trial Lawyer’s Association
  • Active Member, American Association of Justice
  • Texas, 1997
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas (2002)
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit (2003)
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas (2002)
  • U.S. Court of Federal Claims (2003)
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas (2000)
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas (2003)

Educational Background

  • The University of Texas, B.A, 1994

Honors/Awards

  • American Board of Trial Advocates
  • AV Preeminent Rating, Martindale-Hubbell
  • Top 100 Civil Plaintiff Trial Lawyers in Texas, National Trial Lawyers Association

Special Licenses/Certifications

  • Board Certified in Personal Injury Trial Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization (2005)

Industry Groups

  • Business Litigation
  • Medical Device Defects
  • Oil & Gas
  • Personal Injury
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Office Location for Bill Blankenship

3500 Maple Ave
Suite 1100
Dallas, TX 75219

Last Updated: 5/15/2022

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