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Kimberly Harris

Bio 2001 Bryan Street, Suite 1800 Dallas, Texas 75201 214-880-1808

Practice Areas

Education

  • Texas Tech University School of Law (J.D. 1997)
  • Texas Tech University (B.B.A. Accounting 1994)

Admitted to Practice

  • Texas 1997
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Texas
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit

Awards & Honors

  • Texas Monthly Rising Star Super Lawyer, 2004-2005

Practice Description

Kimberly Harris has extensive experience in civil and commercial defense litigation, including insurance defense, premises liability and non-subscription, transportation, and business and commercial disputes. Kimberly has tried cases in both Texas state and federal courts and has prosecuted and defended appeals in Texas courts of appeal and in the United States Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals. Kimberly’s experience includes managing high-volume litigation cases related to collateral recovery for financial institutions and creditors.

Kimberly is a member of the Dallas Bar Association and the Dallas Women Lawyer’s Association. Kimberly is also involved in ALFA’s hospitality and retail practice group as both a member of the steering committee and a regional programming co-chair. Kimberly is also a member of the steering committee and marketing chair for ALFA’s women’s initiative practice group. Kimberly is a frequent speaker and presenter on various topics within these practice groups.

Representative Experience

  • Represented national and local companies defending wrongful death and personal injury claims, including claims involving sexual harassment and sexual assault.
  • Represented national and local companies defending premises liability and non-subscription claims.
  • Represented national and local companies defending garbage truck accidents and trucking accidents.
  • Represented national and local companies in suits involving negligence, DTPA, and product liability matters.
  • Represented financing companies and other creditors in high-volume collateral recovery cases.
  • Represented title insurance company in title insurance coverage and litigation matters.
  • Represented corporate and non-profit companies in transaction and litigation matters.

Publications, Seminars, and Cases

  • Co-Author, Special Problems Admitting Business Records Containing Expert Evidence
  • 4th Annual Advanced Expert Witness Course, February 2004
  • Co-Author, Handling the Big Case
  • Second Joint AAML/AICPA National Conference 2004
  • McKinney Avenue Properties No. 2 v. Branch Bank and Trust Company, et al., 2015 WL 3549877 (Tex.App.–Dallas 2015, no pet.)
  • Lewis v. Ally Financial Inc., 2014 WL 6997668 (Tex.App.—Eastland 2014, pet. denied)
  • Holmes v. GMAC, Inc., 458 S.W.3d 85 (Tex.App.—El Paso 2014, no pet.)
  • Gilliam v. Kroger P R O Club, Inc., 2007 WL 1776082 (Tex.App.—Fort Worth 2007, no pet.)
  • Raburn v. KJI Bluechip Invs., et.al., 50 S.W.3d 699 (Tex.App.–Fort Worth 2001, no writ)
  • Express One Int’l, Inc. v. Steinbeck, 53 S.W.3d 895 (Tex.App.–Dallas 2001, no writ)
  • McCoy v. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., 59 S.W.3d 793 (Tex.App.–Texarkana 2001, no writ)
  • Amicus Curiae in Brookshire Grocery Company v. Goss, 262 S.W.3d 793 (Tex.2008)