Texas since 1978
All U.S. District Courts in Texas
United States 5th Circuit Court of Appeals
University of Texas:
Named to “Texas Super Lawyer” list, a Thomson Reuters service, for Business Litigation (2003-2018)
Named to “Best Lawyers” in America list, by BL Rankings, for Commercial Litigation, Appellate and Litigation-Banking and Finance (2013-2019)
He is the only lawyer to have received Presidential Citations from eight different State Bar of Texas Presidents for outstanding service to the State Bar: in 2005-2011, and 2018.
Board Certified, Civil Trial Law and Civil Appellate Law-Texas Board of Legal Specialization
Talmage is a partner in the Firm’s Dallas office who handles commercial litigation in both trials and appeals. During his 40-year career, he has successfully represented clients in state and federal court lawsuits and arbitrations involving oil and gas, real estate, banking, intellectual property, partnership disputes. He has successfully tried many jury trials throughout Texas and prevailed in appellate courts all over the state including the Texas Supreme Court and the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. In 2019, Talmage received the prestigious Terry Lee Grantham Memorial Award from the Texas Bar Foundation which is given annually to the Texas lawyer who is “an accomplished, talented, and dedicated Texas lawyer who is a servant of the profession and a dedicated advocate”.
Talmage has been Board Certified in Civil Trial Law since 1988 and Civil Appellate Law since 1990 by Texas Board of Legal Specialization. He has previously served as the Chairman of the State Bar of Texas’ Litigation Section, and Chairman of the Dallas Bar Association’s Business Litigation Section.
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