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Robert S Davis - Tyler, TX

1021 ESE Loop 323 Suite 200 Tyler, TX 75701

Updated: 02/18/2024

Tyler Business & Commercial Litigation Lawyer

Overview

Robert S. Davis is a partner in Flowers Davis PLLC and oversees the Business and Commercial Litigation, Insurance Defense, Defense of Governmental Entities, Employment Law, and Medical Liability Sections of the firm.

Robert has extensive experience in representing governmental entities and government officials in all types of litigation...

Robert S. Davis is a partner in Flowers Davis PLLC and oversees the Business and Commercial Litigation, Insurance Defense, Defense of Governmental Entities, Employment Law, and Medical Liability Sections of the firm.

Robert has extensive experience in representing governmental entities and government officials in all types of litigation. He also has extensive experience in first party and third party litigation for major insurance carriers, drafting coverage opinions for insurance carriers, and in medical malpractice litigation for private practitioners as well as county health authorities. Since co-founding Flowers Davis in 1994, Mr. Davis has tried 99 jury trials in state and federal court to verdict, and he has handled 159 appellate cases at the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit during that same period. Since he started keeping such records in 2008, Robert has filed 93 successful Motions for Summary Judgment and Motions to Dismiss for governmental entities and has won 20 successful bench trials during the same period.

Robert began his legal career as a Briefing Attorney to the Honorable Justice Sue LaGarde, 5th Judicial District Court of Appeals in Dallas, Texas from 1988 to 1989. Afterwards, he was appointed as Law Clerk to United States District Judge William M. Steger from 1989 to 1991.

During law school, Robert served as the assistant legislative liaison for Dallas District Attorney Henry Wade and his successor, Dallas District Attorney John Vance. While working for Mr. Wade, Robert wrote a paper on recidivism and the need for increased prison capacity that was published by the Texas Governor's Office, and excerpts of the paper were published by the major news media in Texas. Through the years, Robert has written many papers for and made numerous presentations to entities such as the State Bar of Texas, Texas Sheriff's Association, Texas Association of Counties, Texas Jail Association, the Jail Management Institute of Sam Houston State University, and Texas Chief Deputies' Association.

About Robert S Davis

Practice Areas

  • Business & Commercial Litigation
  • Defense of Governmental Entities
  • Insurance Defense
  • Medical Liability

Litigation

  • 80%

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Attorney | Partner

Qualifications

Bar Admissions

  • Texas, 1988
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Texas, 1990
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Texas, 1991
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Texas, 1991
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit, 1991
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas, 1995
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Arkansas, 2006
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1998

Other Affiliations

  • Smith County Bar Association, 2005 - 2006 (Director)
  • Smith County Bar Association (State Bar Fellow, 2006)
  • Gregg County Bar Association
  • Harrison County Bar Association
  • Eastern District of Texas Bar Association
  • Fifth Circuit Bar Association
  • The Bar Association for the United States Supreme Court
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Smith County Young Lawyers Association, 1994 - 1995 (Past President)
  • Eastern District of Texas Historical Committee, 1996 - 1997 (Past Co-Chairman)

Education

  • Southern Methodist University School of Law, Dallas, Texas, 1988
    Juris Doctorate
  • Trinity University, 1985
    Bachelor of Science
    Major: History

Past Positions

  • Honorable Justice Sue LaGarde, 5th Judicial District Court of Appeals in Dallas, Texas, Briefing Attorney, 1988 - 1989
  • United States District Judge William M. Steger, Law Clerk, 1989 - 1991
  • Dallas District Attorney Henry Wade, Assistant Legislative Liaison

Pro Bono Activities

  • Texas Association of Counties, Regional Counsel
  • East Texas Area Counsel of the Boy Scouts of America, General Counsel and Board Member, six years

Achievements

Honors

  • State Bar of Texas, Three-Time Recipient of the Pro Bono Award for helping indigent citizens

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Office Information

Address

1021 ESE Loop 323 Suite 200 Tyler, TX 75701

Fax

  • (903) 534-1650

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