Thomas A. Culpepper - Thompson, Coe, Cousins & Irons, LLP

Thomas A. Culpepper

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2012

Tom Culpepper devotes his practice exclusively to representing professionals in malpractice claims. He has resolved hundreds of professional liability cases outside of trial, and he has tried over 20 professional liability cases to verdict. He is committed to helping clients reach the best possible resolution to their disputes whether it be through trial, arbitration or settlement.

Tom represents attorneys, insurance agents, real estate brokers, accountants, third party administrators, officers and directors and other professionals throughout Texas. He also guides professionals through grievance proceedings.

Tom served as Chairman of the Firm’s Professional Liability Section from 2001-2011 and in 2012, the Firm selected Tom to serve on its Management Committee.

Finally, Tom has testified before the Texas House and Senate in support of legislation addressing the inequities insurance professionals face when confronted with a professional liability lawsuit.

St. Mary's University of San AntonioJ.D. 1991
Dallas Bar AssociationProfessional Liability Underwriters SocietyClaims and Litigation Management Alliance

Case History

Legal Malpractice Claim

After a one-week arbitration, the arbitration panel completely exonerated Tom's client, a prominent Plaintiff’s attorney on a legal malpractice claim.  The Plaintiff claimed Defendant failed to put on sufficient evidence to sustain a multi-million dollar judgment on appeal.

Underinsured Homeowner Claim

Obtained defense verdict for an insurance agency in a two-week trial on a homeowner’s million dollar claim involving a substantially underinsured historic home.

Office Location

Plaza of the Americas, 25th Floor
700 North Pearl Street
Dallas, TX 75201-2832
United States

Practice Areas

Professional Malpractice Law - Defendants