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Texas Super Lawyers 2013

Million Dollar Advocates Forum

Barrister - College of Master Advocates & Barriaters

Board Certified:

  Personal Injury Trial Law - Texas Board of Legal Specialization

  Civil Trial Advocacy - NBTA

  Civil Pretrial Practice Advocacy - NBCPPA

Advocate - American Board of Trial Advocates

Martindale-Hubbll's Highest Rating of AV  5 out of 5 Pre-eminent

Licensed for 27 years

Black Belt - American Kenpo


Languages spoken: English, Spanish

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Practice areas


  1. Car Accident: 35%
    30 years
  2. Personal Injury: 30%
    30 years
  3. Wrongful Death: 15%
    30 years
  4. Trucking Accident: 15%
    30 years
  5. Motorcycle Accident: 5%
    30 years



Contingent (25-45%)

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  • Alfonso Gambone

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    Alfonso Gambone Criminal defense Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Steven Robert Samples

    David Hart is an extremely skilled and tenacious lawyer. He and his entire firm consistently deliver outstanding results for their clients. Highly recommended!


    Steven Samples Personal injury Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

The Hart Law Firm

6620 Colleyville Boulevard
Suite 100
Colleyville, TX, 76034-6271


TXEligible To Practice In Texas 198607/16/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Top 100 Trial LawyersNational Trial Lawyers Association2016
Top AttorneyTexas Monthly Magazine2015
Texas Super LawyerTexas Super Lawyers Magazine2015
Top AttorneyFort Worth, Texas Magazine2015
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2015
Top AttorneyFort Worth, Texas Magazine2014
Texas Super LawyerTexas Super Lawyers Magazine2014
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2014
Super LawyerTexas Super Lawyers2013
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2013
Top AttorneyFort Worth, Texas Magazine2013
Top AttorneyFort Worth, Texas Magazine2012
Super LawyerTexas Super Lawyers2012
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2012
Top AttorneyFort Worth, Texas Magazine2011
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2011
Super LawyerTexas Monthly Magazine2011
Top AttorneyFort Worth, Texas Magazine2010
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2010
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2009
Top Attorneys - Personal InjuryFort Worth, Texas Magazine2009
Top Attorneys - Personal InjuryFort Worth, Texas Magazine2008
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2008
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2007
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2006
BarristerThe College of Master Advocates and Barristers2005
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2005
Top Attorneys - Medical MalpracticeFort Worth, Texas Magazine2004
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2004
Top Attorneys - Medical MalpracticeFort Worth Magazine2003
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2003
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2002
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2001
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2000
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell1999
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell1998
MemberMillion Dollar Advocates ForumN/A
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Trial LawyerThe Hart Law Firm1995 - Present
PartnerBarber & Hart, L.L.P.1992 - 1994
Head of LitigationRamsey & Dismuke1991 - 1992
Trial LawyerNoteboom, The Law Firm1987 - 1991
Trial LawyerMcMahon, Surovik, Suttle, Buhrmann, Hicks, Gill & Cannon, A Professional Corporation1986 - 1987
Association namePosition nameDuration
National Board of Trial AdvocacyBoard Certified Civil Pretrial Practice2012 - Present
National Board of Trial AdvocacyBoard Certified Civil Trial Advocacy2009 - Present
College of Master Advocates and BarristersMember2003 - Present
Million Dollar Advocates ForumMember2003 - Present
Northeast Tarrant County Bar AssociationMember2003 - Present
American Board of Trial AdvocatesAdvocate1997 - Present
Texas Board of Legal SpecializationBoard Certified Personal Injury Trial Law1991 - Present
Texas Trial Lawyers AssociationMember1988 - Present
American Association for JusticeMember1987 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Chilewitz v HysonJury Verdict of $1,065,000
Confidential Settlement as to Parties NamesClient's portion present value of over 6 Million
Burdette v. American AirlinesJury verdict for 2.8 million
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Publication nameTitleDate
Texas Tech Law ReviewBatson and its Progeny Prohibit the Use of Peremptory Challenges Based Upon Disability and Religion; A Practioner's Guide for Requesting a Civil Batson Hearing1995
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Temple University - James E. Beasley School of LawTrial Advocacy with HonorsLL.M - Master of Laws2013
Texas Tech University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1986
Abilene Christian UniversityBusiness Administration - FinanceB.B.A.1983
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Trial AdvocacyUse of electronics in the Courtroom2005

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