Robert E. Haslam

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.