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David R. Gibson

About me

Judge Gibson is a former civil trial judge with over two decades of experience representing real people and small businesses in consumer, contract, insurance, deceptive trade practices, fraud, and general business cases. Judge Gibson has tried over 600 cases and, in the last decade, has secured judgments, verdicts, and settlements for his clients in excess of $25,000,000.


Languages spoken: Arabic, Farsi, Hindi, Korean, Persian, Urdu

Practice areas


  1. Litigation: 60%
    26 years
  2. Business: 20%
    26 years
  3. Bankruptcy: 10%
    26 years
  4. Insurance: 10%
    14 years



Hourly ($175-300/hour), contingent (35-40%), Fixed (sometimes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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    A great lawyer, advocate, and professional.


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  • Thomas Dean Malone

    David works hard for his clients and is willing and able to take cases to trial when necessary.


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Contact info

Dallas Office

3102 Maple Ave., Ste. 400
Dallas, TX, 75201

Plano Office

1308 Village Creek Dr., Ste. 202
Plano, TX, 75093



TXEligible To Practice In Texas 199107/16/2016
ILActive Out of State Lawyer - Permitted to PracticeUnknown05/17/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Largest Fraud Verdict in TexasVerdict Search2009
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Dallas Office Partner in ChargeCarmody & James, PC2004 - 2006
Head of LitigationJohn H. Carney & Associates2002 - 2003
JudgeDallas County Court at Law No. 11998 - 2002
AssociateBell Nunnally & Martin, LLP1993 - 1997
AssociateJones Day Reavis & Pogue1991 - 1993
Association namePosition nameDuration
Dallas Trial Lawyers AssociationMember and Past Director2003 - Present
Texas Bar FoundationLife Fellow2002 - Present
State Bar of Texas, Judicial SectionMember1998 - Present
Texas Trial Lawyers AssociationMember2002 - 2007
William 'Mac' Taylor American Inn of CourtMaster2000 - 2007
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Ussery v. Armstrong & Camak$12,000,000 judgment for Client
Jaffri v. Sheikh$386,763 judgment for Client
Burns v. Redden$150,000 judgment for Client
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Cornell Law SchoolN/ADoctor of Jurisprudence/Juris Doctor (J.D.)1991
Trinity University (San Antonio, Texas)EconomicsBA - Bachelor of Arts1987
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Mediators Beyond BordersMediation - Impacting the Courts2016