James D. Stanton

James D. Stanton

Dallas, Texas
Mr. Stanton has extensive trial experience in the federal and state courts of Texas. The emphasis of his practice is in fields of insurance defense, transportation litigation, asbestos and toxic tort defense, cellular phone litigation, labor and employment, construction, premises liability, professional liability and products liability. He has first chair jury trial experience in cases involving personal injury, professional liability, property damage, transportation, asbestos and toxic tort, product liability, insurance bad faith, racial discrimination, unlawful discharge and securities fraud. He has tried over 100 cases to a jury verdict in the state and federal courts throughout Texas.

Areas of Practice

  • Insurance Defense
  • Transportation Litigation
  • Asbestos and Toxic Tort Defense
  • Cellular Phone Litigation
  • Labor and Employment
  • Construction
  • Premises Liability
  • Products Liability
  • Professional Liability

Bar Admissions

  • Texas, 1982
  • U.S. Federal Courts, 1985
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Tennessee


  • Cleveland State University, Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, Cleveland, Ohio
    • J.D. - 1982
  • Baldwin Wallace College, Cleveland, Ohio
    • M.B.A. - 1981
  • Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio
    • B.A. - 1976

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • State Bar of Texas
  • Trucking Industry Defense Association
  • Texas Motor Transportation Association