|Father*||Col. Burford Wallace Culpepper M.D., Ph.D. (29 Mar 1928 - 6 Dec 2007)|
|Gina Kay Robeen|
|Charts||John Culpepper of Randolph Co, AL: Descendant Chart|
|Last Edited||7 Oct 2010|
- Thomas A. Culpepper Partner, Section Head-Professional Liability
Thompson, Coe, Cousins & Irons, LLP.
700 North Pearl Street
Twenty-Fifth Floor - Plaza of the Americas
Dallas, Texas 75201
Tom Culpepper devotes his practice exclusively to the representation of professionals in malpractice and errors and omissions claims. He has resolved hundreds of professional liability cases, and tries several professional liability cases each year.
Tom represents: attorneys, insurance agents, real estate brokers, accountants, officers and directors and other professionals in federal and state courts. He also handles grievance proceedings before the State Bar of Texas, the Texas Real Estate Commission and the Texas Department of Insurance.
Tom assists clients in navigating potential claims and has testified before the Texas House and Senate in support of legislation to address the inequities insurance professionals face when confronted with a professional liability lawsuit.
Obtained defense verdict for an insurance agency in a two-week trial brought by a homeowner seeking millions of dollars on a misrepresentation claim involving a substantially underinsured historic home.
Obtained summary judgment for Dallas law firm on a legal malpractice claim in which plaintiffs claimed the law firm mishandled a child custody case.
Obtained summary judgment on behalf of large independent insurance agency on a multi-million dollar misrepresentation and fraud claim involving business interruption insurance.
Obtained summary judgment on behalf of a bonding agent on a school construction project. Plaintiff contended bonding agent misrepresented it would obtain performance bonds.
Obtained defense verdict in a multi-million dollar legal malpractice case in which plaintiff contended law firm pursued frivolous claims. In the same case, obtained a judgment in favor of Dallas law firm on its fee claim.
Professional and Community Activities
Member of the Council on Litigation Management
Member of the Professional Liability Underwriters Society
Member of Dallas Bar Association
Speeches and Presentations
Texas Update – Coverage and Tort Law presented on February 25, 2009 for the Dallas Independent Insurance Agents Association.
Corporate Counsel Liability presented on October 10 and 17, 2008, for the University of Houston Law Foundation.
Ethical Issues and Malpractice Prevention in a Litigation Practice presented on September 5, 2008 for the Plano Bar Association.
Avoiding Bad Faith & Responding to Stower’s Demands presented on October 1, 2007 to Fireman’s Fund Insurance Company.
Named as a "Super Lawyer" by Law & Politics magazine for 2005, 2006 and 2007.
"AV" Rated by Martindale Hubble.
Source: http://www.thompsoncoe.com (retrieved 20 Jan 2010).
- E-mail written 22 Jan 2010 from e-mail address, Dallas, TX.
- E-mail written Jan 2006 to Warren Culpepper from Gina Kay Robeen Culpepper (#28356), Dallas, TX, e-mail address (Aug 2010).