Tahira Khan Merritt

Tahira Khan Merritt

Violent Crime Lawyer

Dallas, TX





No Misconduct



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...

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Client Reviews

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Empathetic and professional...

Posted by: Paul almost 3 years ago.

Tahira Merritt had the utmost professionalism in dealing with my case. I had a secret for 25 years and decided it was time to face my Goliath, past...

priest abuse case

Posted by: a Child Abuse client about 3 years ago.

Tahira and her staff made me feel very comfortable talking to them about my abuse case, she was very caring and concerned for me. i was totally not...
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Richard F. Werstein
Richard Werstein

Lewisville, TX

Almost 3 years ago

Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

I endorse this lawyer. I have known Tahira since law school and am very familiar with her expertise and skills
Kay L. Van Wey
Kay Van Wey

Dallas, TX

Almost 3 years ago

Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

I strongly endorse Tahira. She is a tireless advocate for victims of sexual abuse. She has a solid foundation in civil litigation. In addition,she is...
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1989 License Status: Eligible To Practice In Texas for the state of Texas.
Last updated by Avvo: 09/25/2014
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Work Experience

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1989 – 1990

Attorney General Texas


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1988 JD - Juris Doctor in Doctor of Jurisprudence/Juris Doctor (J.D.)

Baylor University


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1999- present Member

American Association for Justice

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2014 Civil Justice for Victims of Crime in Texas

National Crime Victims Bar Association

Speaking Engagements

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2014 Civil Justice for Victims of Crime in Texas

at Civil Justice for Victims of Crime in Texas