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Tom Pappas - Dallas, TX

Founders Square900 Jackson StreetSuite 330 Dallas, TX 75202- 4485

Updated: 10/18/2021

Dallas Administrative Hearings & Adjudication Lawyer


  • State and Federal Criminal Trial Practice
  • Over 200 State Grand Jury Presentations
  • Over 500 DWI Jury and Bench Trials
  • Health Care Fraud Investigations
  • Insurance Fraud Investigations
Tom Pappas attended Southern Methodist University (B.S. cum laude 1981; B.A. 1981; J.D. 1984). He joined the Firm in 1984. From 1995 to 1997 he participated in the SMU Criminal Justice Clinic as Staff Attorney...

About Tom Pappas

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Partner

Practice Areas

  • Administrative Hearings & Adjudication
  • Criminal Law
  • Criminal Fraud
  • Customs
  • Domestic Violence & Neglect
  • Drug Violations
  • Federal Trial Practice
  • Federal
  • Felonies
  • Grand Jury Proceedings
  • Internet
  • Juvenile Law


  • 50%


Bar Admissions

  • Texas, 1985
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Texas, 1985
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit, 1985
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Arkansas
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit

Specialties and Certifications

  • Criminal Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization, 2003

Other Affiliations

  • SMU Criminal Justice Clinic, 1995 - 1997 (Staff Attorney)
  • Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, 1993 (President)

Classes and Seminars

  • Instructor, North Central Texas Counsel of Governments Police Academy, 1994
  • Lectured, Criminal Law Seminars


  • Southern Methodist University School of Law, Dallas, Texas, 1984
  • Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas, 1981
    Honors: cum laude
    Major: Economics
  • Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas, 1981
    Major: History


Accepts Credit Cards


Published Works

  • Articles published in Voice for the Defense Magazine

Office Information


Founders Square900 Jackson StreetSuite 330 Dallas, TX 75202- 4485


  • (214) 871-7543


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Included on the 2023 Texas list

Past Lists

  • 2022 Texas Super Lawyers list
  • 2021 Texas Super Lawyers list
  • 2020 Texas Super Lawyers list
  • 2019 Texas Super Lawyers list
  • 2018 Texas Super Lawyers list
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  • 2005 Texas Super Lawyers list
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  • 2003 Texas Super Lawyers list

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