Robert E. Haslam

Best Lawyers In America – 2014

Mr. Haslam has been selected for inclusion in the Best Lawyers, 2014 Edition of The Best Lawyers In America,  for his work in the practice area of Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs.

Robert Haslam is married to Elizabeth “Lisa” Haslam. Their children are Robert, Elizabeth and William. They attend St. Andrews Episcopal Church.
University of Tulsa College of Law:
Juris Doctor 1986, Law Journal member.
SMU: Bachelor of Arts 1983; Major-History Minors-Business and Geology


Professional Experience:
Haslam & Gallagher, 2006-present
The Haslam Firm, 1994 – 2005
The Haslam and Haney Firm Shareholder, Tulsa, Oklahoma, 1995 – 1998
The Dent Law Firm-Associate and Partner, 1988 – 1994
Fillmore, Herrick & Harrington-Associate, 1986 – 1988

Board Certified
Personal Injury Trial Law-Texas Board of Legal Specialization
National Board of Trial Advocacy
Served on the Texas Board of Legal Specialization Advisory Committee for Personal Injury Trial law 2005 – 2011

ABOTA – Member, Advocate Rank, American Board of Trail Advocates

Types of Litigation
Truck accidents, product liability,  automobile, premises injuries, wrongful death, professional malpractice, insurance disputes, oil and gas litigation. Local counsel for out-of-state attorneys.

Professional Activities
Association of Plaintiff Interstate Trucking Lawyers of America (APITLA)
Chair of the AAJ Taser Litigation Group
Tarrant County Trial Lawyers Association, President – 2008
Tarrant County Trial Lawyers Director, 1998-present
American Trial Lawyers Association (ATLA) – Selected as one of top 100 Trial Lawyers for 2009 in the State of Texas
Tried over 100 jury trials since November 2007
Tarrant County Young Lawyers-Past President
Ft. Worth TTLA Advocates-Past President
TTLA Advocates-Past State Director
Oklahoma Bar Member
USGA Member
Tarrant County Bar Association-Member
Licensed to practice before the U.S. Supreme Court, Fifth Circuit, Western, Eastern, Southern, and Northern Districts of Texas; Eastern District of Oklahoma
Director and Vice President of Bart Granger Foundation
Texas Trial Lawyers Association Sustaining Member
American Association of Justice Member

Author and Speaker at Texas CLE approved seminars
AAJ National Convention in 2003 and 2008
Crime Victims Quarterly, “Civil Liability of Daycare Facilities”, May 1995 and “Deshazo, a case study,” Spring 2000
National crime Victims Seminar, Washington D.C. “Dramshop Causes of Action.”
Tarrant County Community College, 1994 “The Benefit of Jury Trials”
Tarrant County Public Schools, 1992-present, “Your Legal Responsibilities After Eighteen”
TTLA 2001 Seminar “Insurance Co. Liability for Sales of Coverage and Inadequate Defense.”

Outstanding Young Lawyer, Tarrant County, 1993
Four hole-in-ones
Course Record Shady Oaks “Little Nine” 6 under par – 22 (par 28) April, 2007
Colonial Club Champion 1996, second 1999 and 2003
Texas State Father-Son second in first flight 2005 (Robert), second in second flight 2010 (William)
AV Rated by Martindale Hubbell
Recognized by Texas Monthly as a “Super Lawyer” and Fort Worth magazine as a “Top Attorney”
Selected for inclusion in the Best Lawyers, 2014 Edition of The Best Lawyers In America, for his work in the practice area of Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs.