Robert E. Haslam

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Fort Worth, TX

The Haslam Firm
 | 555 South Summit Avenue, Fort Worth, TX 76104
Phone: 817-332-3115
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2003, 2005 - 2018
Licensed Since: 1987
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (50%),
  • Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff (20%),
  • Insurance Coverage (20%),
  • Professional Liability: Plaintiff (10%)
Attorney Profile

A partner with the law firm of Haslam & Gallagher, LLP, Robert E. Haslam has more than 30 years of experience advocating for his clients in Dallas and Fort Worth, Texas. Mr. Haslam accepts all types of personal injury claims, including trucking accidents, motor vehicle accidents, professional liability, premises liability, wrongful death, bad faith insurance and products liability matters.

Mr. Haslam completed his undergraduate degree at Southern Methodist University, graduating with his Bachelor of Arts in history in 1983. He then continued his education at the University of Tulsa College of Law, from where he graduated with his Juris Doctor in 1986.

Following law school, Mr. Haslam was admitted to practice law in both Oklahoma and Texas. He is admitted to practice before all of the state courts of both states as well as before the U.S. District Courts for the Eastern and Western Districts of Oklahoma; the U.S. District Courts for all of the Districts of Texas; the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit; and before the Supreme Court of the United States.

Mr. Haslam has amassed numerous awards and accolades for his highly skilled litigation practice. He has been rated as AV Preeminent* through Martindale-Hubbell since 1990, which is the highest peer reviewed rating that an attorney can receive through the organization. Mr. Haslam is board-certified in personal injury trial law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.

Mr. Haslam is actively involved in his profession and is a sought-after speaker. He is a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates and has been listed in The Best Lawyers in America directory from 2012 to the present. Since 1992, he has spoken for the Tarrant public schools about the legal responsibilities that teens will have after they turn 18.

*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.

Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Personal Injury - General (50%): Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Dram Shop Laws, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff

Personal Injury - Products (20%): Products Liability

Insurance Coverage (20%): Insurance

Professional Liability (10%): Legal Malpractice

Focus Areas

Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Dram Shop Laws, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Products Liability, Insurance, Legal Malpractice


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Super Lawyers: 2003, 2005 - 2018

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About Robert Haslam

Admitted: 1987, Texas


  • Top Attorney, Fort Worth Magazine
  • Super Lawyer, Texas Monthly
  • Outstanding Young Lawyer, Tarrant County, 1993
  • One of the Top 100 Trial Lawyers in the State of Texas, American Trial Lawyers Association (ATLA)
  • The Best Lawyer in America, 2012-Present
  • AV Rated by Martindale Hubbell since 1990

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Personal Injury Trial Law – Texas Board of Legal Specialization

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Fellowship Member, American Association of Justice
  • Sustaining Member, Texas Trial Lawyers Association
  • Western District Court of Oklahoma
  • Eastern District Court of Oklahoma
  • Western District Court of Texas
  • Eastern District Court of Texas
  • Southern District Court of Texas
  • Northern District Court of Texas
  • Fifth Circuit Appeals Court
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • Member, USGA
  • Member, Oklahoma Bar
  • Past State Director, TTLA Advocates
  • Past President, Fort Worth TTLA Advocates
  • Past President, Tarrant County Young Lawyers
  • Director, Tarrant County Trial Lawyers, 1998-Present
  • President, Tarrant County Trial Lawyers Association, 2008
  • Chair, AAJ Taser Litigation Group, 2008-2015
  • Association of Plaintiff Interstate Trucking Lawyers of America (APITLA)
  • American Board of Trial Advocates, Member, Advocate Rank
  • Texas board of Legal Specialization, Advisory Committee, Personal Injury Trial Law, 2005-2011

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Vice President, Bart Granger Foundation
  • Director, Bart Granger Foundation

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • TTLA Seminar, “Insurance Co. Liability of Sale of Coverage and Inadequate Defense”, 2001
  • Tarrant County Public Schools, “Your Legal Responsibilities After Eighteen”, 1992-Present
  • Tarrant County Community College, “The Benefit of Jury Trials”, 1994
  • National Crime Victims Seminar, Washington DC “Dramshop Causes of Action”
  • Crime Victims Quarterly, “Deshazo, a Case Study”, Spring 2000
  • Crime Victims Quarterly, “Civil Liability of Daycare Facilities”, May 1995
  • Speaker, AAJ National Convention, 2003-2008
  • Author and Speaker, Texas CLE Approved Seminars

Educational Background:

  • Southern Methodist University (SMU), Bachelor of Arts, Major: History, Minor: Business, Minor: Geology, 1983
Office Location for Robert E. Haslam

555 South Summit Avenue
Fort Worth, TX 76104

Phone: 817-332-3115


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Last Updated: 7/19/2018

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