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Richard L. Arnold
Phone: 214.468.0443
Fax: 214.468.0411
richard@richardarnoldlaw.com


Richard L. Arnold

Richard Arnold is a trial lawyer with over thirty years of litigation experience.  He is certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization in both Civil Trial Law and Personal Injury Trial Law.  He has tried cases of a wide variety throughout the United States and is an elected member of the American Board of Trial Advocates.

Mr. Arnold's experience is truly broad based.  He regularly handles high stakes personal injury, product liabilty, and first party commercial insurance disputes arising from fires, equipment failures, structural failures, vehicular accidents, and other catastophic events.  In addition, his experience includes sophisticated business litigation, toxic tort litigation (including asbestos claims),  real estate and condemnation litigation, class actions, employment matters, civil rights cases, professional negligence cases,  and securities litigation.   He is also an experienced mediator and has conducted numerous mediations, primiarily of insurance coverage cases in which he does not represent a party.

Mr. Arnold was born and raised in Crossett, Arkansas. 

 

Education

J.D., Southern Methodist University (Editor, Journal of Air Law & Commerce)

B.A., Southern Methodist University

 

Certifications

Board Certified, Civil Trial Law and Personal Injury Trial Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization

AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5, Martindale-Hubbell Featured Peer Review Rated Lawyer - 25+ years

 

Prior Associations 

Law Clerk to Hon. Robert W. Porter, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas

Partner - Robins, Kaplan, Miller & Ciresi, LLP

Of Counsel - Brown McCarroll, LLP

 

Admitted to Practice

Texas, Arkansas

United States Supreme Court

United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit

United States District Courts for the Northern District of Texas, Southern District of Texas, Eastern District of Texas, Western District of Texas, Eastern District of Arkansas, and Western District of Arkansas

 

Memberships

Dallas Bar Association

Arkansas Bar Association

State Bar of Texas

American Bar Association

American Board of Trial Advocates

American Judicature Society

Dallas Trial Lawyers Association

Texas Trial Lawyers Association

American Association for Justice


Seclected Published Works

Co-Author: "Contribution in Private Actions Under the Federal Antitrust Laws," 33 Southwestern Law Journal 779, 1979;

"Preserving, Developing & Expanding Coverage," University of Houston Advanced Personal Injury and Insurance Seminar, 1989

"Property Insurance Update," University of Texas Insurance Law Institute,1998