Lewis R. Sifford

Lewis R. Sifford: Attorney with Sifford, Anderson & Co., P.C. AV stamp icon
Attorney Awards

Biography

Board Certified, Personal Injury Trial Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization; Board Certified, Civil Trial Advocate, National Board of Trial Advocacy; Board Certified, Civil Pretrial Practice Advocate, National Board of Civil Pretrial Practice Advocacy; Diplomate, American Board of Trial Advocates;

Fellow, American College of Trial Lawyers; Associate, American College of Legal Medicine; Fellow, Litigation Counsel of America; College of the State Bar of Texas; Fellow, International Academy of Trial Lawyers; 2007 National President, American Board of Trial Advocates; 2000 Texas Trial Lawyer of the Year, Texas Chapters of the American Board of Trial Advocates; 1999 President of the Texas Chapters of the American Board of Trial Advocates; 2012 Recipient of the Mark P. Robinson Lifetime Achievement Award from the Foundation of the American Board of Trial Advocates; 1998 Recipient of Excellence in Law Focused Education Award, State Bar of Texas; 1997 National Winner Masters in Trial Award, American Board of Trial Advocates; 1994 President of Dallas Chapter, American Board of Trial Advocates; 1991 Member of Dallas Bar Association Legal Ethics Committee; 1986-2006 Adjunct Professor, Trial Advocacy, Dedman School of Law, Southern Methodist University; 1982-1991 Member, Unauthorized Practice of Law Committee, State Bar of Texas. Fellow: Foundation of the American Board of Trial Advocates; Texas Bar Foundation.

Areas of Practice (11)

  • Litigation
  • Personal Injury
  • Insurance Litigation
  • Insurance Coverage
  • Professional Negligence
  • Products Liability
  • Premises Liability
  • Aviation Law
  • Business Litigation
  • Real Estate Litigation
  • Construction Law

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
214-742-1200  Phone
214-220-0206  Fax
www.sifford.com
University Attended:
Baylor University, B.A., 1971
Law School Attended:
Baylor University School of Law, J.D., 1972
Year of First Admission:
1973
Admission:
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Texas; U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas; U.S. Tax Court; U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas; U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit; 1973, Texas; U.S. Supreme Court
Memberships:
American Bar Association; State Bar of Texas; Texas Association of Defense Counsel; Bar Association of the Fifth Federal Circuit; Defense Research and Trial Lawyers Association; Advocates Association of the National Institute for Trial Advocacy; Texas Supreme Court Historical Society (Charter Member); United States Supreme Court Historical Society.
Birth Information:
Dallas, Texas, May 14, 1949
ISLN:
903728162

Peer Reviews

5.0/5.0
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Affiliations

NITA

Dallas, Texas