John E. Collins

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Dallas, TX

Burleson Pate & Gibson, LLP
 | 900 Jackson Street, Suite 330
Dallas, TX 75202
Phone: 214-871-4900
Fax: 214-871-7543
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2003 - 2005, 2007 - 2011
Licensed Since: 1965
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (40%),
  • Business Litigation (20%),
  • Insurance Coverage (20%),
  • Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (10%),
  • Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff (10%)
    Attorney Profile

    John E. Collins is an attorney with Burleson Pate & Gibson, L.L.P., law firm in Dallas, Texas. A top-rated trial lawyer with more than 55 years of total legal experience, Mr. Collins focuses his practice primarily on personal injury law and civil litigation, and he provides unmatched advocacy and support to clients throughout the greater Dallas metro and surrounding areas who have legal needs involving any of the following:

    ·       General civil litigation

    ·       Negligence

    ·       Insurance law

    ·       Workers' compensation

    ·       Commercial litigation

    ·       Product liability

    ·       Labor and employment law

    ·       Aviation law

    ·       Consumer law

    ·       Medical malpractice law

    Board certified in personal injury trial law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization, Mr. Collins has achieved remarkable success advocating on behalf of those suffering needlessly through no fault of their own. Over the course of his legal career, he has recovered millions of dollars in total compensation for his clients, and he has gained a reputation for his in-depth legal knowledge as well as his aggressive approach to helping his clients find the justice they deserve for their serious and pressing legal challenges.

    A 1962 graduate of Baylor University, Mr. Collins obtained his Juris Doctor from the University of Texas School of Law, Austin, in 1965. He is admitted to practice before all U.S. District Courts in Texas as well as before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th and 10th Circuits, and the U.S. Supreme Court.

    A leader in his legal community, Mr. Collins has served as president and secretary of the American Board of Trial Advocates' Dallas Chapter as well as president of both the Texas and Dallas Trial Lawyers Associations. He has also served on the board of governors of the American Association for Justice, and he is an active member of the Dallas Bar Association, the American Bar Association, the Texas Trial Lawyers Association and the State Bar of Texas, among his other professional affiliations.

    Mr. Collins has also served on the Sixth Bar District Grievance Committee, and he has served as editor of the Texas Trial Lawyers Forum. He has also served as member of the National Football League Players Association workers' compensation panel and the National Hockey League Players' Association workers' compensation panel as well as member of the Texas Telecommunications Infrastructure Fund Board and member and secretary of the Texas Life and Health Insurance Guaranty Association.

    Practice Areas
    • 40%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
    • 20%Business Litigation
    • 20%Insurance Coverage
    • 10%Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff
    • 10%Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff
    Focus Areas

    Wrongful Death, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Trade Secret, Non-Compete Agreements, Insurance, Bad Faith Insurance, Insurance Defense, Medical Malpractice, Delayed or Incorrect Diagnosis, Medical Devices, Products Liability


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    Super Lawyers: 2003 - 2005, 2007 - 2011

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    Admitted: 1965, Texas

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    Office Location for John E. Collins

    900 Jackson Street
    Suite 330
    Dallas, TX 75202

    Phone: 214-871-4900

    Fax: 214-871-7543

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