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Personal Injury Litigation

For over 40 years Lou Fouts has represented thousands of clients who have sustained serious bodily injuries, or the loss of a loved one by wrongful death. He works zealously to achieve fairness and justice in securing recoveries for his clients. His career and reputation are distinguished by excellence and compassion for his clients. Both clients and other attorneys have recognized his tenacity and determination for his clients. Lou Fouts earned  his B.B.A from S.M.U. and a Doctor of Jurisprudence from The University of Texas at Austin Law  School in 1970. While  repersenting individuals who have been tragically injured, he personnally ensures that  each client is given special care, personal attention, and the highest level of responsiveness.  He  has been  recognized and listed in BEST ATTORNEYS OF AMERICA, NATIONS TOP ONE PERCENT, WHO'S WHO IN AMERICAN LAW, TEXAS TOP RATED LAWYERS, and WHO'S WHO IN TEXAS, and  has had the AV Preeminent, highest  rating by Martindale-Hubbell Lawyer Ratings for  30 years. He has experience pursuing clients' rights in both State and Federal Courts, as well as Arbitration, and the medition of cases.












Languages spoken: Spanish

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Practice areas


  1. Personal Injury: 75%
  2. Trucking Accident: 25%

Attorney endorsements

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  • Michael S. Waddington

    I endorse Louis. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.


    Michael Waddington Military law Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Patrick Ryan Kelly

    I endorse this lawyer. Lou has extensive years of experience and knows the ins and outs of injury law in Texas. He is a pro. I have seen him advocate well for his clients and work hard to ensure insurance companies treat his clients fairly. I would recommend him to any inured person in Dallas and throughout Texas.


    Patrick Kelly Car accident Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact info

Ste 1201
6116 N Central Expwy
Dallas, TX, 75206


TXEligible To Practice In Texas 196908/17/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Lifetime Member of Best Attorneys of AmericaRue Ratings2015
Recognized in Nation's Top One PercentNational Association of Distinguished Counsel2015
Recognized in Texas Top Rated LawyersLegal Leaders2014
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2014
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2013
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2012
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2011
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2010
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2010
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2009
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2008
Who's Who in Texas LawMarquisN/A
Who's Who in American LawMarquis Who's Who in American LawN/A
Texas Top Rated Lawyers, AV Rated,Who's Who in American Law,Martindale-Hubbell Lawyer Ratings, Marquis Who's Who,N/A
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Owner and AttorneyLaw Offices of Louis M. Fouts III1984 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
Dallas Bar Association, State Bar of Texas, American Bar Association, Association of Trial Lawyers of America, Co-Chairman Law Day Committee, Bar Candidate Admissions Board, Board of Directors Child Welfare Board, The 500 Inc.N/AN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Texas School of LawN/AJD - Juris Doctor1970
Southern Methodist UniversityMarketingBachelor of Business Administration1966