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Tahira Khan Merritt

About Me

Since 1993, I have exclusively represented child and adult survivors of sexual abuse and assault in Texas and nationwide. As a Trial Lawyer, my practice is limited to civil actions on behalf of crime victims against perpetrators and the organizations and individuals who aid and abet them. My firm litigates cases throughout Texas and the United States. against churches, schools, sports organizations ,daycares, scouting organizations, camps and others charged with the care and protection of children and vulnerable adults. Please see my website



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Practice Areas


  1. Violent Crime: 80%
    1 year
  2. Personal Injury: 20%
    1 year



Contingent (40%)

Attorney Endorsements

8 total 

  • Fatima Hassan

    I endorse this lawyer.


    Fatima Hassan Personal Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Gregory H. Bevel

    If the issue of your personal injury case involves or includes allegations of sexual assault, and you need a lawyer on your side, Tahira is your best bet. Fantastic lawyer.


    Gregory Bevel Personal Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact Info

Law Offices of Tahira Khan Merritt

8499 Greenville Ave
Suite 206
Dallas, TX, 75231


TXEligible To Practice In Texas 198909/19/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
OwnerLaw office of Tahira Khan Merritt1997 - Present
AttorneyLaw Office Of Windle Turley, PC1990 - 1997
Assistant Attorney GeneralAttorney General Texas1989 - 1990
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Texas Women LawyersMember2013 - Present
Bar Associaton of the Fifth Circuitmember2010 - Present
National Crime Victims Bar AssociationMember2006 - Present
American Association for JusticeMember1999 - Present
Dallas Women Lawyers Associationmember1999 - Present
Dallas Trial Lawyers AssociationMember1998 - Present
Dallas Asian-American Bar Associationmember1997 - Present
Texas Trial Lawyers AssociationMember1997 - Present
Dallas Bar Associationmember1990 - Present
Publication NameTitleDate
National Crime Victims Bar AssociationCivil Justice for Victims of Crime in Texas2014
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Baylor UniversityDoctor of Jurisprudence/Juris Doctor (J.D.)JD - Juris Doctor1988
University of Texas System, AustinPlan IIBA - Bachelor of Arts with Honors1985
Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Civil Justice for Victims of Crime in TexasCivil Justice for Victims of Crime in Texas2014