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Lance A. Pool

Practice areas:

Personal Injury, Trucking Accident, Wrongful Death

About Me

 


Lance A. Pool is Of Counsel to the law firm of Steckler, LLP. where he concentrates his practice in the areas of catastrophic personal injury, trucking , wronful death, nursing home abuse/neglect, and certified representation of veterans. Early in his career, he spent several years working on behalf of insurance companies, including as General Counsel for Transport Insurance Company, defending commercial transpotation businesses and individuals accused of causing harm to others. He now dedicates his practice to helping people who have suffered catastrophic injuries ,death, or loss due to the negligent or intentional acts of others. 


 


 Mr. Pool obtained his Juris Doctor degree from Washburn University School of Law, where he served as a Senior Notes Editor for the Washburn Law Journal, and where he was regularly listed on the Dean’s Honor List. Mr. Pool also served as the President of the Washburn Law School Bar Association and was a Senior Member of the Washburn Legal Clinic for pro bono clients.


 


 Following law school, Mr. Pool gained invaluable civil litigation experience working for the reputable firms of Davis, Unrein & Hummer, and Prichard, Norman & Wohlgemuth.. In addition he was an Assistant Attorney General for the State of Kansas, Civil Litigation Division. In each of these positions, he gained a broad range of experience in all aspects of civil litigation, from initial client meetings all the way through trial and appeals therefrom, including the Supreme Court of the United States. Prior to joining Steckler LLP, he served for an extended period as the Managing Attorney for Baron  & Budd, P.C., one of the largest plaintiff law firms in the nation.


 


 Mr. Pool has remained active in his community by volunteering his time with the Boy Scouts of America and as a Member of the Board of Directors of the Circle Ten Council of BSA.  Mr. Pool also volunteers with the National Organization for Veterans Advocates (NOVA) and the Texas Lawyers for Veterans.


 


 Mr. Pool  has been recognized by his peers as a “Texas Super Lawyer” in 2004, 2005, and 2006, and is presently a member of the Dallas County Bar Association, the American Bar Association, and the American Association of Justice   He is admitted to practice law in the States of Texas and Oklahoma, as well as the United States District Courts for the Northern, Western and Eastern Districts of Oklahoma, the United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas, the United States Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals, and the United States Supreme Court.


 


 


 

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Languages Spoken: French, English

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1979

  1. Personal Injury: 50%
  2. Wrongful Death: 25%
  3. Trucking Accident: 25%

Payment

Fees:

Contingent (33-40%)

Payment Types:

Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

7 total 

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    Jules Leblanc Personal Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Friend

  • Bruce W. Steckler

    I work with Lance and he is unquestionably a talented and outstanding trial attorney who gets exceptional results for his clients.

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    Bruce Steckler Litigation Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker

Contact Info

Steckler LLP

12720 Hillcrest Road, Suite 1045
Dallas, TX, 75230

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
TXEligible To Practice In Texas 198805/24/2015
OKAuthorized to practice law197907/02/2012

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Multi-Million Dollar Advocates ForumMillion Dollar Advocates Forum2015
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2015
Trial AdvocateNational Institute for Trial Advocacy2015
State Bar CollegeState Bar of Texas2014
Super LawyerTexas Monthly Magazine2006
Texas Super LawyerTexas Monthly Magazine2005
Texas Super LawyerTexas Monthly Magazine2004

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Of CounselSteckler LLP2012 - Present
Managing DirectorBaron & Budd,PC2001 - 2011
Executive DirectorCelotex Trust1998 - 2001
General CounselTransport Insurance Co.1987 - 1998

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Texas Trial Lawyers AssociationN/A2001 - Present
American Association for JusticeN/A2001 - Present
Dallas Trial Lawyers AssociationN/A2001 - Present
American Association for JusticeN/A2000 - Present
Dallas Bar AssociationN/A1987 - Present
Oklahoma Bar AssociationN/A1979 - Present
American Bar AssociationN/A1977 - Present

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Estate of De La Paz v Sky Chefssettlement

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Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
Washburn Law JournalFederalization of State Defamation Laws1976

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Washburn University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1976
Washburn UniversityPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1973

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Mass Torts Made PerfectLaw Office Management2012
Asbestos Litigation GroupAsbestos Trust Claims Procedures2000
Update on Insurance Coverage IssuesEnvironmental Pollution Coverage1998