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Quentin Brogdon

Crain Brogdon, LLP
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Quentin Brogdon
Crain Brogdon, LLP

Quentin Brogdon practices with Crain Brogdon, LLP in Dallas. He handles cases involving catastrophic personal injury, wrongful death, product liability, truck wrecks, auto wrecks, premises liability, and medical malpractice.


University of Houston Law Center, J.D., 1989

Associate Editor, Houston Law Review

University of Houston, MBA, 1989 - With Honors

Rice University, B.A., 1985 - President's Honor Roll

Board Certifications

Personal Injury Trial Law - Texas Board of Legal Specialization

Civil Trial Advocacy - National Board of Trial Advocates

Professional Affiliations and Honors

International Academy of Trial Lawyers - Fellow

American College of Trial Lawyers - Fellow (Vice-Chair, Texas State Committee)

International Society of Barristers - Fellow

Texas Trial Lawyers Association, President, 2022

American Board of Trial Advocates--President, Dallas Chapter - 2017

Association of Plaintiff Interstate Trucking Lawyers of America, President 2018-2019

Selected By D Magazine as One of Best Lawyers in Dallas (2014-Present)

Best Lawyers in America-Personal Injury-Plaintiffs (2014-Present); Lawyer of Year-Dallas Fort Worth (2023)

Selected as Texas Monthly Super Lawyer, 2003-Present

Selected as Texas Monthly Top 10 Super Lawyer in State of Texas (2023)

Lawdragon 500 Leading Plaintiffs' Lawyers in America

Lawdragon 500 Leading Consumer Lawyers in America

American Board of Trial Advocates-Executive Committee, National (2022)

American Board of Trial Advocates-Executive Committee, Dallas Chapter

Texas Trial Lawyers Association, Vice-President of Finance

Dallas Trial Lawyers Association, President, 2007-2008

Association of Trial Lawyers of America

W.M. "Mac" Taylor, Jr. Inn of Court, Master

Southern Trial Lawyers Association

Dan Hugely Rice Award for Service to Clients & Profession - State Bar of Texas - Texas Bar Foundation (2023)

Thurgood Marshall Fighting for Justice Award - Association of Plaintiff Interstate Trucking Lawyers of America

Standing Ovation Award - State Bar of Texas CLE Program

State Bar of Texas Pattern Jury Charge Committee - Business, Consumer and Employment, 2007-2009

Co-Chair, Dallas Bar Association Courthouse Committee, 2008-2009


"New Rule 702 Raises Hurdles for Experts in Federal Court," Texas Lawyer, March 1, 2024.

"Nonlawyer Ownership of Law Firms - Coming Soon?" Voir Dire (ABOTA), Fall/Winter 2023.

"When Is Social Media Evidence Admissible?" Texas Lawyer, January 2, 2024.

"Alas, Poor Civility! I Knew It Well," Texas Lawyer, November 2023.

"Gregory Raises Damages Questions," Texas Lawyer, November/December 2023.

"Criminal Conduct in Civil Cases," Dallas Bar Association Headnotes, September 2023.

"But Did They Ratify It? Determining Employer Liability For an Employee's Acts," Texas Lawyer, July/August 2023.

"Non-Lawyer Ownership of Law Firms -- Coming Soon?" Texas Lawyer, June 2, 2023.

“Snap Removal Is No Longer a Snap,” Texas Lawyer, May/June 2023

“High Court Puts Cell Phones on Hold,” Texas Lawyer, March/April 2023.

“State of the Art Expert Discovery Practices,” The Advocate, State Bar of Texas Litigation Section, Winter 2022.

“The Empathy Deficit in Pajama-Clad Online Jurors,” Voir Dire (ABOTA), Fall/Winter 2022.

“A Closer Look at Limitations in Wrongful Death Cases,” Texas Lawyer, October 26, 2022.

“Dos and Don’ts of Opening Statements,” Dallas Bar Association Headnotes, September 2022.

“When Can Jurors Consider Evidence of Intoxication, Impairment and Mental Health Conditions?" Texas Lawyer, June 28, 2022.

“Visiting the Sins of Children on Their Parents: Parental Tort Liability,” Texas Lawyer, May 16, 2022.

“The Empathy Deficit in Pajama-Clad Online Jurors,” The Advocate, State Bar of Texas Litigation Section, Spring 2022.

“Forced Arbitration: A Bitter Pill to Swallow,” Texas Lawyer, March 12, 2022.

"A Primer on Non-Subscribers," Texas Lawyer, January 2022.

"Lyft Belatedly Releases Troubling Sexual Assault Report," Texas Lawyer, November 2021.

"Lessons From the Kennedy Assassination About Eyewitness Testimony,” Texas Lawyer, September 2021.

“Employer Liability for an Employee’s Assault,” Texas Lawyer, July 2021.

“Cross-Examining Experts Under the New Rules,” Texas Lawyer, May 2021.

“The Case Against Mandatory Online Jury Trials in the Time of Corona,” 84 Tex. B.J. 456 (May 2021).

“Tesla’s Full Self-Driving Capability: Unsafe at any Speed,” Texas Lawyer, March 2021.

“New Texas Rules Bring More Expedited Trials and Federalization to Personal Injury cases,” Texas Lawyer, January 2021.

"Dram Shop Cases: Rattlesnakes Loose in Shopping Malls," Dallas Bar Association Headnotes, December 2020.

"Should Democrats Pack the Supreme Court if Biden Wins?" Texas Lawyer, October 2020.

"Collision Avoidance Technology Systems Should Now be Standard Equipment on All Large Trucks," Texas Lawyer, September 2020.

"Mandatory Online Jury Trials: An Idea Whose Time Has Not Come," Texas Lawyer, August 2020.

"The GOP's COVID-19 Immunity Bill: Unfair, Unnecessary and Unsafe," Texas Lawyer, August 2020.

"Screeching Halt: Lyft and Uber Putting Profits Over Safety of Passengers" Texas Lawyer, July 2020.

"Law in the Time of Corona," Voir Dire (American Board of Trial Advocates), Spring/Summer 2020.

"Truck Driving Could be the Next New Desk Job, "Texas Lawyer, July 2020.

"COVID-19 Lawsuit Immunity: When Nobody is Accountable Nobody is Safe," Texas Lawyer, June 2020.

"Law in the Time of Corona," Texas Lawyer, May 2020.

"Fifth Circuit Blesses 'Snap Removal' by Out-of-State Defendants," Texas Lawyer, May 2020

"Preparing the Plaintiff to Testify," The Advocate, State Bar of Texas Litigation Section, Spring 2020

"Liability When the Uber or Lyft Driver is an Outlaw," Texas Lawyer, December 2019

"When an Autonomous Vehicle Crashes, Who Pays for Damages?" Texas Lawyer, August 2018.

"Setting the Table in Catastrophic Truck Crash Cases," Texas Lawyer, October 2017.

"Buckle Up: Seat Belt Evidence Now Admissible," Texas Lawyer, August 2017.

"Joint and Several Liability for Indivisible Injuries," Texas Lawyer, February 2017.

"Holding Trucking Companies Directly Liable," Texas Lawyer, August 2016.

"13 Must-Ask Questions Before Enlisting an Expert Witness," Texas Lawyer, April 20, 2016.

"Five Ways to Impeach a Witness," Texas Lawyer, February 29, 2016.

"New Day in Federal Civil Procedure," Texas Lawyer, January 25, 2016.

"The Collateral Source Rule's Financial Hardship Exception," Texas Lawyer, December 28, 2015.

"Impact of Convictions in Civil Trials," Texas Lawyer, December 14, 2015.

"Experts and Inadmissible Underlying Data," Texas Lawyer, September 14, 2015.

"Hurdles for Premises Liability," Texas Lawyer, July 20, 2015.

"Parallel Criminal and Civil Cases: Which Goes First?" Texas Lawyer, May 11, 2015.

"A New Approach in Texas to Prior Inconsistent Statements," Texas Lawyer, April 6, 2015.

"The Unlawful Acts Doctrine in Texas: Dead or Alive?" Texas Lawyer, February 16, 2015.

"Phantom Defendants: Responsible Third Parties," Texas Lawyer, January 5, 2015.

"Clearing the Contemporaneous Perception Hurdle in Bystander Cases," Texas Lawyer, November 24, 2014.

"Information Acted On Is Not Hearsay," Texas Lawyer, August 25, 2014.

"When is Enough Enough?" How to Prove Causation With Temporal Proximity and Lay Testimony," Texas Lawyer, April 21, 2014.

"How to Win Wrongful Death, Survival Damages," Texas Lawyer, January 14, 2014.

"Personal Injury: Stowers and Multiple Defendants," Texas Lawyer, December 16, 2013.

"Maximize the Effectiveness of Opening Argument," Texas Lawyer, November 25, 2013.

"Admissibility of Other Similar Incidents in Civil Litigation," Texas Lawyer, October 7, 2013.

"Innocent-Retailer Protection, Jurisdiction and Removal," Texas Lawyer, July 22, 2013.

"How to Break Down Issues in Component-Parts Cases," Texas Lawyer, April 29, 2013.

"Understanding the Dram Shop Act's Safe Harbor," Texas Lawyer, January 28, 2013.

"Fear of Commitment Questions in Voir Dire," Texas Lawyer, December 17, 2012.

"What Attorneys Can't Say In Closing Arguments," Texas Lawyer, October 8, 2012.

"How to Handle Physical and Mental Examinations," Texas Lawyer, June 25, 2012.

Objecting to the Admission of Harmful Evidence," Texas Lawyer, May 7, 2012.

"Tactical Considerations in Depositions," Texas Lawyer, February 6, 2012.

"Deposition Strategies in State and Federal Court," Texas Lawyer, January 2, 2012.

"Overcome Fear Factor in Adverse Expert Cross-Examination," Texas Lawyer, August 15, 2011.

"Seven Deadly Myths of Cross-Examination," Texas Lawyer, June 20, 2011.

"Think Strategy in a Post-H.B. 274 World," Texas Lawyer, June 6, 2011."

"Questions to Ask Police Officers in Car Wreck Cases," Texas Lawyer, January 17, 2011.

"Set-Aside Scuffles," Texas Lawyer, December 20, 2010.

"Trial Lawyer as Secret Agent: Techniques Litigators Can Learn From Spies and Detectives," Texas Lawyer, January 25, 2010.

"My Atticus Finch Moment," Texas Lawyer, February 12, 2006.

"Time Limits on Voir Dire Trade Justice for Efficiency," Texas Lawyer, March 21, 2005.

"Factual Sufficiency Review by the Supreme Court," Texas Lawyer, January 24, 2005.

"The New Good Samaritans: HB 4's Protections for Emergency Medical Care," Texas Lawyer, Nov. 29, 2004.

"Why do Jurors Blame the Victim?" 39 Trial 52 (Dec. 2003).

"Palacios and Article 4590i Expert Reports: Trying to Make a Silk Purse Out of a Sow's Ear," 65 Tex. B.J. 512 (2002).

"A Reply to a Flawed Defense of Sponsorship Theory," 63 Tex. B.J. 756 (2000).

"Inoculating Against Bad Facts: Brilliant Trial Strategy or Misguided Dogma?" 63 Tex. B.J. 443 (2000).

"Admissibility of Criminal Convictions in Civil Cases," 61 Tex. B.J. 1112 (1998).

"Non-Subscriber Liability for Employee Injuries: Foreseeability is in the Eye of the Employee?" 60 Tex. B.J. 628 (1997).

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