Vincent Serafino | Brian Pope
Dallas 214-979-7400
Houston 713-751-0800
Attorneys
Brian  T. Pope

PRACTICES

Business and Commercial Litigation
Civil Litigation, Negligence, and Tort Liability
Construction Law
Contract Disputes
Labor and Employment Law
Transportation Law

EDUCATION

Texas Tech University School of Law, Lubbock, Texas
J.D. - 1983
Honors: Board of Barristers
Honors: Mock Trial Scholarship Award
Honors: Delta Theta Phi legal fraternity, Member

Texas Tech University, Lubbock
B.B.A. - 1980
Honors: Dean's List
Honors: Phi Delta Theta fraternity, Member
Major: Accounting

ADMISSIONS

Texas, 1983
U.S. Supreme Court, 1990
U.S. District Court Northern District of Texas, 1984
U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit, 1990
U.S. District Court Eastern District of Texas, 1984
U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas, 1990
U.S. District Court Western District of Texas, 1991
Brian T. Pope
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CONTACT INFORMATION
Tel: 214-979-7450
Fax: 214-979-7402
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Mr. Pope is a veteran attorney with over 30 years of experience. His specialty is helping clients resolve disputes to their satisfaction quickly and at a reasonable price. He has the experience to evaluate cases at an early point to determine if the client should move for dismissal, or try to settle the case or prepare it for trial.

Mr. Pope is Board Certified in both Personal Injury Trial Law and Civil Trial Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. He has an AV rating from Martindale Hubble, which is the highest rating bestowed upon attorneys, when he was evaluated for his legal abilities and compliance with ethical standards. Mr. Pope has also been named a Texas Super Lawyer for each of the last ten years. He has an active trial docket and has tried over 60 cases during his career.

Mr. Pope has extensive experience in representing companies who have been sued in both personal injury and business disputes. He has served as counsel for numerous companies involved in the amusement and leisure industry and is a past President of the International Amusement and Leisure Defense Association.

He has expertise in the defense of premises and product liability cases and has represented the Six Flag group of companies for over 30 years.

He has worked with numerous clients and their insurance carriers in professional liability cases and has represented architects and engineers in both personal injury and construction defect cases. He also defended transportation cases, dram shop cases, and assault and battery suits.

In addition to being an experienced attorney, Mr. Pope is also a qualified mediator and has mediated over 100 cases. He is currently performing mediations in Rockwall and Dallas Counties.

Mr. Pope has experience in handling:
  • Amusement Park/Recreational Activity litigation
  • Suits involving the Hospitality industry
  • Liability suits (Premises, Professional, Products, Trucking/Motor Vehicle)
  • Construction litigation
  • Breach of Contract Claims/Business litigation
  • Declaratory Judgments/ Injunctive Relief/ Bad Faith suits
  • Employment law claims/ADA Compliance
  • Serving as a Mediator

Certified Legal Specialties

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

Professional Associations And Memberships

Dallas Bar Association, Member, 1983 - Present
State Bar of Texas: Litigation Section, Member
Dallas Association of Defense Counsel, Member
Texas Association of Defense Counsel, Member
Dallas Bar Association
Tarrant County Bar Association
Rockwall County Bar Association, Former director
American Board of Trial Advocates, Former Associate Member

Fraternities/Sororities

Delta Theta Phi
Phi Delta Theta

RECOGNITION

Named as a Texas Super Lawyer, 2007 - 2016
AV Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
Presented with the Al Kish ATTAWAY! Award by the Roller Skating Association for exemplary and innovative accomplishments in the industry, 2011 - Present