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  • Phone: 903-600-HURT (4878)

    Fax: 903-595-1999

    Email: David E. Dobbs ›

David is admitted to practice before the Texas state courts, Fifth Circuit, and the United States District Court, Northern and Eastern Districts of Texas. He is a member of the Association of Trial Lawyers of America and Texas Trial Lawyers Association.

David was a prosecuting attorney for the Smith County District Attorney’s office for twelve years serving as Chief Felony Prosecutor and First Assistant District Attorney. He served as the lead prosecutor in numerous capital murder and murder prosecutions, including seventeen death penalty cases.

Professional experience and honors include the following:

  • Service Commander’s Award – Texas Department of Public Safety
  • Director’s Award – Texas Department of Public Safety
  • Numerous Certificates of Merit from the United States Department of Justice
  • President’s Award – Tyler Police Department Patrolman’s Association

David E. Dobbs is an attorney who represents clients in East Texas. David Dobbs is recognized by peers and was selected to Super Lawyers for 2012, 2019. This selection is based off of an evaluation of 12 indicators including peer recognition and professional achievement in legal practice.

He represents clients with Personal Injury – General: Plaintiff issues in Texas.

Being selected to Super Lawyers is limited to a small number of attorneys in each state. As one of the few attorneys to garner the distinction of Super Lawyers, David Dobbs has earned the respect of peers as one of the top-rated attorneys in the nation.

Education
  • Southern Methodist University - B.S.
  • Southern Methodist University School of Law - J.D
Memberships
  • Association of Trial Lawyers of America
  • Texas Trial Lawyers Association.
Admissions
  • Texas State Courts, Fifth Circuit
  • United States District Court, Northern and Eastern Districts of Texas.