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Robert "Bob" Haslam
Attorney at Law

Robert Haslam

Robert Haslam is married to Elizabeth “Lisa” Haslam. Their children are Robert, Elizabeth, and William. They attend St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church.

Government cannot create a special privilege for one American without simultaneously creating a special disadvantage for some other American. - Walter Williams

Education

  • University of Tulsa College of Law: Juris Doctorate 1986, Law Journal member.

  • Southern Methodist University (SMU): Bachelor of Arts 1983

    • Major: History, Minors: Business and Geology

Professional Experience:

  • The Haslam Firm – 2018 – Present

  • Haslam & Gallagher, LLP – 2006 – 2018

  • The Haslam Firm – 1994 – 2005

  • The Haslam and Haney Firm Shareholder, Tulsa, OK – 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

  • AV Rated by Martindale Hubbell since 1990

  • Served on the Texas Board of Legal Specialization Advisory Committee for Personal Injury Trial Law 2005 – 2011

  • ABOTA – Member, Advocate Rank, American Board of Trial Advocates

  • The Best Lawyer in America – 2012 – Present

Professional Activities

  • Association of Plaintiff Interstate Trucking Lawyers of America (APITLA)

  • Tarrant County Trial Lawyers Association, President – 2008

  • Tarrant County Trial Lawyers Director – 1998 – Present

  • American Trial Lawyers Association (ATLA) – Selected as one of the top 100 Trial Lawyers in the State of Texas

  • Tried over 100 jury trials as of November 2007

  • Tarrant County Young Lawyers – Past President

  • Fort Worth TTLA Advocates – Past President

  • Chair of the AAJ Taser Litigation Group, 2008 – 2015

  • TTLA Advocates – Past State Director

  • Oklahoma Bar Member

  • Texas Board of Legal Specialization Attorney Certification Committee 2022-2025

  • USGA Member

  • Licensed to practice before the U.S. Supreme Court, Fifth Circuit Appeals Court, Northern, Southern, Eastern, and Western District Courts of Texas, Eastern and Western District Courts of Oklahoma

  • Former Director and Vice President of Bart Granger Foundation

  • Texas Trial Lawyers Association Sustaining Member

  • American Association of Justice Fellowship Member

Author/Speaker

  • Author and Speaker at Texas CLE approved seminars

  • AAJ National Convention Speaker, 2003 – 2008, 2018

  • Crime Victims Quarterly, “Civil Liability of Daycare Facilities”, May 1995 and “Deshazo, a Case Study”, Spring 2000

  • National Crime Victims Seminar, Washington DC “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 Sale of Coverage and Inadequate Defense”

Personal:

  • Outstanding Young Lawyer, Tarrant County – 1993

  • St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church:

    • Acolyte Warden, 2007 – Present

    • Associate Vestry, 2008 – 2011

    • Vestry, 2011 – 2014, 2018 – 2021

  • Four Hole – in – Ones, various Golf Courses

  • Course Record Shady Oaks “Little Nine” 6 under par – 22 (par 28) April, 2007 – 2010

  • Colonial Club Champion – 1996, Second – 1999 and 2003

  • Texas State Father-Son Golf Tournament – Second in First Flight 2005 (with son Robert), Second in First Flight 2010 (with son William), and First in Presidents Flight 2013 (with son Robert)

  • Colonial Parent Junior Champion 2015 (with son William), 2019 (with son Robert)

  • Colonial Four Ball Champion 2018 with Jim Jorns

  • Recognized by Texas Monthly as a “Super Lawyer” and Fort Worth Magazine as a “Top Attorney” for many years since its inception.

  • Selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America – 2012 – Present ~ For his work in the practice area of Person Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs