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Robert B. Gilbreath

Robert B. Gilbreath

Practice areas


  1. Appellate: 100%

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  • Andrew Ryan Stubblefield

    Rob is an incredible appellate lawyer. He has a tremendous gift for persuasive written advocacy and an unparalleled grasp of appellate procedure. I've had the benefit of his abilities in both trial and appellate courts and I simply could not recommend him more highly.


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    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact info

Highland Park Place
4514 Cole Avenue, Suite 550
Dallas, TX, 75205


TXEligible To Practice In Texas 198910/19/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Top 100 Lawyers in TexasSuperlawyers2013
Best Lawyer, Appellate PracticeBest Lawyers in America2013
Best Lawyers in DallasD Magazine2013
SuperlawyerTexas Monthly Magazine2013
Best Lawyer in Dallas Under 40D Magazine2004
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerHawkins Parnell Thackston & Young, LLP2006 - Present
PartnerJenkens & Gilchrist1998 - 2006
PartnerVial, Hamilton, Koch & Knox, LLP1990 - 1998
Law ClerkTexas Supreme Court1989 - 1990
Association namePosition nameDuration
State Bar of Texas Appellate Exam CommissionChair2007 - 2013
Dallas Bar Associate Appellate SectionChair2003 - 2003
Texas Supreme Court Historical SocietyBoard of Trustees1991 - Present
Dallas Bar AssociationN/A1990 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
El Dorado Land Co., L.P. v. City of McKinneyClient prevailed in the Supreme Court of Texas
In re Coy ReeceClient prevailed in the Supreme Court of Texas
In re Merrill Lynch & Co., Inc.Client prevailed in the Supreme Court of Texas
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Publication nameTitleDate
State Bar of Texas Appellate Section Report, "The Appellate Advocate"May a Party's Lawyer Prosecute Criminal Contmept Charges Against the Opposing Party?2013
Texas LawyerDon't Ruin the Texas Jury Charge2013
The Appellate AdvocateNo Mandate, No Laundry: A Proposal for Clarifying the Effect of An Appellate Court's Judgment Before the Mandate2009
CertworthyLost Secret Revealed: The Seven ABC's of Successful Appellate Advocacy2005
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Baylor University School of LawDoctor of Jurisprudence/Juris Doctor (J.D.)N/A1989
Baylor UniversityBusinessBBA1987
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Dallas Bar Appellate Section LuncheonDon't Be Ugly: Good Typography ajnd Document Design2011
State Bar of Texas Advanced Personal Injury SeminarThe Charge Conference2009