Daniel R. Barrett
  Of Counsel

Dan was born in 1955 and graduated in 1975 from the University of Texas at Austin where he received a B.A. in Government. He received his J.D. degree from Texas Tech University School of Law in 1979. served as President of the Fort Worth Chapter President of the American Board of Trial Advocates in 2002 and National Board director in 2003. He is a Life Fellow of the Texas Bar Foundation, Founding Fellow of the Tarrant County Bar Foundation, a Fellow of the American Board of Trial Advocates Foundation, a former director of Texas Trial Lawyers’ Association (2003-2005), past director and President of Tarrant County Trial Lawyers Association, past director of Tarrant County Bar Association, former district director of the Texas Association of Defense Counsel (1993-1994) and past president of the Tarrant County Civil Trial Lawyers Association.

Specialization Certifications

Personal Injury Trial Law; Texas Board of Legal Specialization

Practice Areas

Commercial Litigation
Business Torts
Construction Defense
Governmental Entity Litigation
Legal Malpractice
Breach of Fiduciary Duties
Personal Injury
Wrongful Death


BA University of Texas at Austin 1975
JD Texas Tech School of Law 1979

Professional Affiliations and Memberships

US District Court for the Northern District of Texas
US District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
US District Court for the Western District of Texas
US District Court for the Southern District of Texas
US Court of Appeals Fifth Circuit
US Supreme Court
State Bar of Texas, Litigation Section
Tarrant County Bar Association
Texas Bar Foundation

Awards, Publications & Presentations

Author of the book Cheaper to Kill than to Maim: A Patient's Guide to Medical Malpractice in Texas, 2002
Authored journal and other articles and made invited presentations for such publications and organizations as the Texas Bad Faith Bulletin, Trial Advocacy in Texas, Texas Health Law Reporter, the American Board of Trial Advocates Masters in Trial, The Fort Worth Star-Telegram, The Dallas Morning News, The Tarrant County Physician, The Fort Worth Business Press and others
Rated AV - Pre-eminent by Martindale-Hubbell
Named Super Lawyer – Texas Monthly Super Lawyers multiple years
Member of the Texas House of Representatives December 2007 – January 2009
Committees: Pensions & Investments
Land and Resource Management