Misty A. Farris

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Appellate Attorney in Dallas, TX

Fears Nachawati Law Firm
 | 5473 Blair Rd, Dallas, TX 75231
Phone: 214-890-0711
Fax: 214-890-0712
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2004 - 2006
Selected To Rising Stars: 2004
Licensed Since: 1996
Practice Areas:
  • Appellate (50%),
  • Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff (30%),
  • Environmental (20%)
    Attorney Profile

    Attorney Misty A. Farris is a partner with the law firm of Fears & Nachawati in Dallas, Texas. Widely regarded for her exceptional brief writing and appellate skills, Ms. Farris has become an indispensable member of the firm's team, and she is heavily involved with pharmaceutical and medical device litigation as well as with public client litigation, where she has represented various government entities with their matters involving environmental contamination and issues arising out of the recent opioid crisis.

    Through her litigation practice, Ms. Farris has served on several trial teams focused on handling litigation for dangerous and defective medical devices and medications. She has served as counsel in multijurisdictional litigation involving Cook IVC Filters, and she helped secure one of the first-ever device defects verdicts against the filter's manufacturers. Moreover, she also served as counsel on a team that received the Trial Lawyers of the Year award from Public Justice.

    Ms. Farris' success comes largely from her abiding passion for helping those in need and using the law to help them obtain the justice they deserve for the preventable tragedies they and their family members have suffered. Prior to becoming a lawyer, she worked as an educator as well as a member of a facility that supports persons with developmental and physical disabilities. She has extensive experience arguing before the court, and she finds great reward in making a positive difference in the lives of so many.

    A 1988 graduate of the University of Houston, Ms. Farris obtained her Juris Doctor in 1996 from The University of Texas School of Law. She has also earned her Master of Divinity from Southern Methodist University. She is admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 3rd Circuit and the U.S. Supreme Court.

    Highly active in her legal community, Ms. Farris is a member of the Texas Trial Lawyers Association, the Dallas Bar Association, the Dallas Women's Bar Association and the American Association for Justice, among her other professional affiliations.

    Practice Areas
    • 50%Appellate
    • 30%Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff
    • 20%Environmental


    Selected to Super Lawyers for 3 yearsmiddle-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 1 years

    Super Lawyers: 2004 - 2006 Rising Stars: 2004

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    5473 Blair Rd
    Dallas, TX 75231

    Phone: 214-890-0711

    Fax: 214-890-0712

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