About the Firm
History of the Firm
For more than four decades, the law offices of Burleson, Pate & Gibson have been recognized as a prominent law firm headquartered in the Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas area. Founded by a young attorney in the early 1960’s, Mr. Phil Burleson had just entered private practice when he was hired to help represent Jack Ruby charged in the murder of Lee Harvey Oswald. After the defense team twice lost at the trial level, Mr. Burleson continued to represent Ruby and won a reversal from the Court of Appeals. That type of representation is at the cornerstone of the firm, with a team of respected attorneys remaining committed to legal representation, litigation and advocacy that gets results.
The firm is located at Founders Square, 900 Jackson Street, Suite 330, Dallas, Texas 75202. To speak with a particular attorney, please either contact the offices at (214) 871.4900 or (email) or go to the “Introduction to our Attorneys” page and select the attorney that meets your case needs.
Today, as a sought after firm, the lawyers at Burleson, Pate & Gibson are considered lawyer’s, lawyers. The firm handles a multitude of legal issues, aggressively representing and advising clients in the areas of criminal defense, complex civil litigation, transactional, business litigation, family law, insurance defense, personal injury, estate planning and real estate. Dedicated to the highest standards of the profession, untold numbers of clients have come to rely on the superior legal representation of the firm’s attorneys. Although headquartered in Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas, the firm has successfully represented clients in complex litigation at every level of state and federal court throughout the nation.
Small Firm with a Big Practice
Behind the success of the firm and one of its key components is its ability to provide the resources of a much larger firm, yet offering a more intimate atmosphere, all of which allows for individualized and uncompromising attention. Whether representing an individual or a corporation, every attorney focuses on that client’s needs and is dedicated to achieving the best result for the client.Fighting for their clients and going the extra mile, the firm has earned the reputation as being one of the finest law firms in the country. With practice groups that handle a broad range of litigation, each attorney brings specific expertise and knowledge to their cases, maintaining a dynamic direct attorney-client relationship that is second to none. There are few law firms of this size in Dallas or anywhere in the U.S, with the level of litigation experience that comes close to Burleson, Pate & Gibson.
Client Centered Approach
Regardless of the situation, proceedings, legal action or lawsuit, the attorneys at Burleson, Pate & Gibson thrive on the challenges of representation and bring the qualifications required to handle the most difficult, demanding or urgent cases. The firm takes cases they believe in and is confident in their ability to handle each case. Having litigated every type of civil or criminal case, including some of the most celebrated criminal trials such as that of Jack Ruby, Cullen Davis, and Ricky Kyle as well as the more basic cases, the attorneys at Burleson, Pate & Gibson do everything in their power to protect a client’s rights. Many times because of the nature or subject matter of a particular legal issue a client is facing, it is often necessary to provide a more confidential or discreet approach. Burleson, Pate & Gibson are never concerned with the number of times their attorneys appear on the news talking about a client, but rather the lawyers are focused on how many times their clients never make the news. The law firm does not require the status of high profile clients to improve their reputation. Instead, with confidence and dedication to win a case, every client is assured of being in the hands of experienced attorneys that care deeply about their cases.