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Paula Fisette Sweeney

Medical malpractice Attorney at Dallas, TX

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  • Licensed for 42 years
    State TX
    Acquired 1981
    Status
    Eligible to Practice in Texas No misconduct found

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About Paula

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Paula Sweeney, former name partner at Howie & Sweeney, currently works in the Dallas office of Slack Davis Sanger LLP and handles serious injury and death cases arising from medical and hospital negligence, defective medical devices and prescription drugs, products liability and negligent trucking. She is an AV ®-rated attorney (Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Ratings) and has been Board Certified in Personal Injury Trial Law since 1986. She is a frequent teacher and invited lecturer, having been asked to speak to legal, medical, nursing and other professional groups across Texas and much of the United States.

Location

Slack Davis Sanger LLP
3500 Maple Ave
Suite 1250
Dallas, TX, 75219
Slack Davis Sanger LLP (Austin)
2705 Bee Cave Rd.
Suite 220
Austin, TX, 78746
Slack Davis Sanger LLP (Fort Worth)
100 Lexington St.
Suite 70
Fort Worth, TX, 76102
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Resume

AVVO RATING 8.5 (Excellent)

Work Experience

  • Of Counsel
  • Slack & Davis, LLP
  • 2011 - Present
  • Partner
  • Howie & Sweeney, LLP
  • 1995 - 2011

Education

  • Southern Methodist University
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1981
  • University of Dallas
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 1978

Sample of Legal Cases

  • Sherry Yvette Robinett, et al. v. Latisha Wooten, et al.
  • Winning verdict
  • Rene Leduc v. Oriental Building Services, Inc.
  • Winning verdict

Associations

  • Association of Trial Lawyers of America
  • N/A
  • International Academy of Trial Lawyers
  • Fellow
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  • American College of Trial Lawyers
  • Fellow
  • N/A
  • Dallas Bar Association
  • Chair, Judiciary Committee (1990)
  • N/A
  • State Bar of Texas
  • N/A
  • College of the State Bar of Texas
  • N/A
  • Dallas Trial Lawyers Association
  • President (1991)
  • N/A
  • Texas Trial Lawyers Association
  • President (1998)
  • N/A
  • American Board of Trial Advocates
  • President of Dallas Chapter (2001)
  • N/A
  • PJC III
  • Medical Malpractice Committee (1994-2004)
  • N/A
  • The American College of Legal Medicine
  • N/A
  • Texas Supreme Court
  • N/A
  • Dallas Inn of Court
  • Barrister
  • N/A
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Trial Lawyer of the Year
  • Dallas Bar Association
  • 2013
  • Legend of Trial Law
  • Dallas Bar Association
  • 2012
  • Extraordinary Woman in Texas Law
  • Texas Lawyer Magazine
  • 2008
  • Defender of Democracy
  • Common Cause, Texas
  • 2003
  • Health Care Professional of the Year
  • Texas Nurses' Association
  • N/A
  • Alumna of Distinction
  • University of Dallas
  • N/A
  • Best Lawyers in Dallas
  • D Magazine
  • N/A
  • Super Lawyers (2003 - 2013)
  • Thomson Reuters
  • N/A
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Speaking Engagements

  • Meeting
  • Screening Medical Negligence Cases in the Era of Ch. 74
  • 2014
  • Advanced Trial Strategies CLE
  • Strategies for Dealing with Difficult Witnesses
  • 2014
  • Advanced Evidence and Discovery Course
  • Cross Examination
  • 2013
  • Texas Trial Lawyers Association Convention
  • Medical Malpractice Update
  • 2011
  • Texas Trial Lawyers Association and Medical Malpractice Seminar
  • Megatrends in Health Care Liability Litigation
  • 2011
  • McAllen, Texas
  • Med Mal Update and Primer on Opening Statements
  • 2011
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Dallas Medical malpractice Lawyer Paula Fisette Sweeney
Paula Fisette Sweeney
Medical malpractice Attorney
Dallas, TX
Licensed for 42 years