Welcome to Adams Law Center
Carl David Adams,
Attorney at Law

Board Certified in Civil Trial Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization

Rated AV Preeminent for 28 years by Martindale-Hubbell

With over 38 years of civil trial and appellate courtroom experience, Carl David Adams offers the highest quality of legal representation in civil litigation, including personal injury, professional malpractice, business and personal asset management, estate, probate and trust issues.

Adams also handles state and federal civil appellate work along with assisting both plaintiffs and defendants on various phases of trial work.


It's The Law:
A Deadly Convenience: Cell phone use while driving, a deadly distraction.

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Carl David Adams has been rated
AV Preeminent
for 28 years

Carl Adams is rated “AV Preeminent” by the Peer Review rating system of Martindale-Hubbell, which evaluates lawyers and law firms in the United States, based on confidential questionnaires sent to lawyers and judges in the same geographic area and/or area of practice as the member being rated. 

An “AV Preeminent” rating, according to Martindale-Hubbell, “shows that a lawyer has reached the height of professional excellence. He or she has usually practiced law for many years, and is recognized for the highest levels of skill and integrity.”

According to Martindale-Hubbell, “fewer than 5%” of all lawyers and/or law firms achieve the “AV Preeminent” rating.  Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review ratings, issued on a numerical scale between 1.0 & 5.0, determine whether an attorney is qualified for the Martindale-Hubbell numerical rating of “Rated” (1.0-2.9), “Distinguished” (3.0-4.4), or “Preeminent” (4.5-5.0).

The Peer Review numerical rating of Carl Adams on the numerical scale of Martindale-Hubbell is a 5.0 out of a possible 5.0.

This is the highest numerical Peer Review rating issued by Martindale-Hubbell.
See: martindale.com

Areas of Expertise

Carl Adams has tried civil cases of numerous variety in both state and federal courts in Texas and other states. This includes cases involving personal injury, professional negligence (including legal malpractice), fraud, contract and other forms of tort and business litigation. He also handles civil appeals in state and federal case

Acute Litigation Analyst
Learn more about how Carl Adams can help you analyze your lawsuit.

Appellate Work
Adams also handles state and federal appellate work along with assisting both plaintiffs and defendants on various phases of trial work.

Small Business Asset Protection

A program to show small business owners how to protect their assets from litigation and liability costs and learn how to make their business self-insured.

Carl David Adams can help you protect your Small Business and Personal Assets. It's all about protecting your family's financial future.

Asset Protection, Estate Planning and Management, Probate

From the use of family trusts and partnership to protect your assets, to the creation of cost saving wills and trusts to make probate free of court control, Carl Adams' years of fiduciary duty and trust law experience allow him to show you the ropes of owning and protecting your assets and your estate.

(Illustration by Michael Witte)


Carl Adams has been published many times and has been a featured speaker at seminars.

"The 'Tort' of Civil Conspiracy in Texas" is a featured lead article at 54 Baylor Law Review 305.

Baylor Law School

Top graduate of the Baylor School of Law Class of August 1975, Carl David Adams is a seasoned specialist.

His Board Certification in Civil Trial Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization places him among an elite cadre within the legal profession.

He has achieved an "AV" Preeminent rating
(the highest available) from Martindale-Hubbell.

Adams has represented clients in state and federal court cases of fraud, abuse of trust, real estate, probate matters, legal and other professional malpractice, contract and business disputes, personal injury and tort litigation, at trial and in appellate courts.

His skill includes creating legal documents to protect, control, transfer and manage assets with the minimal amount of risk and costs. Those represented by Carl Adams may rest assured that on their side is a man dedicated to providing shrewd analysis, keen insight and honest judgment.

Carl Adams is Board Certified in Civil Trial Law by the
Texas Board of Legal Specialization

What does Board Certified mean and why is it important to me?

* To receive the designation of "Board Certified" an attorney must meet a rigid set of criteria.
* One must have been licensed for at least five years with three of those years in the specialty in which certification is sought.
* 25 - 50% of the attorney's practice must be within the specialty.
* The attorney must have handled a wide variety of cases in the field to demonstrate substantial involvement.
* Continuing education in legal seminars is also required.
The two final criteria are:
* The approval of judges and colleagues in the field that the attorney is worthy of certification and
* Passage of a written exam administered by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.

Carl David Adams
Attorney at Law
6440 North Central Expressway
Suite 505
Dallas, TX 75206

Phone: (214) 468-3032
Fax: (214) 871-5090

The information in this website is for informative use only and not meant to take the place of an attorney. We suggest if you have questions or concerns, give us a call.

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