Dallas, Texas Area Attorneys
The Dallas, Texas law firm of Boyd & Associates has been representing businesses and individuals since 1980 in the areas of: -Qui Tam/False Claims Act/Government Contracting Fraud Whistleblowing -SEC and IRS Whistleblowing -Business and Securities Fraud -Complex Divorces -Personal Injury/Wrongful Death We are experienced at handling trials and appeals in state and federal courts throughout the country, including in Texas, Washington D.C., and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Our firm takes on challenging cases addressing important legal issues. We limit the number of cases we handle in order to enable firm principal and senior trial attorney Sam Boyd to personally handle all of our clients' depositions, hearings, trials, and appeals. Mr. Boyd is not only an experienced and accomplished litigation attorney, but he is also an active member of our community and a decorated Vietnam veteran. As a testament to Mr. Boyd's reputation for providing excellent legal services, he has received the prestigious AV peer review rating from Martindale-Hubbell, signifying the highest standards of ethical and legal ability. Client service is of the utmost importance to us, and we make it a priority to return our clients' phone calls and to keep them well-informed on the status of their cases. Our firm generally handles cases on an hourly rate, but when appropriate, we take cases on a contingency fee basis or offer a hybrid option. For the convenience of our clients, we offer evening and weekend appointments when necessary, are centrally located near Southern Methodist University, and provide free valet parking. Mr. Boyd is a member and active Director Emeritus of the Texas Trial Lawyers Association. He is a member and active Director of the Dallas Trial Lawyers Association.
6440 North Central Expressway
Dallas TX 75206
At Boyd & Associates in Dallas, Texas, the firm principal, Sam Boyd, is an experienced trial lawyer with over 35 years of practice and a proven record of success.
The firm practices before both state and federal courts at the trial and appellate level; including, Texas, Washington D.C. and the U.S. Virgin Islands. We represent plaintiffs, defendants, individuals and businesses in complex and high stakes litigation matters. Business Fraud: Business fraud encompasses a variety of unfair and unlawful practices. Common types of business fraud include accounting techniques designed to mislead investors, auditors, the Internal Revenue Service, state tax agencies, and others about the true financial condition of the business, including false accounting entries and fake transactions. Business fraud also includes various forms of self-dealing by corporate directors, officers and executives who misuse corporate assets for personal gain, receiving kickbacks, and backdating stock options. Similarly, partners who self-deal are liable to the partnership and other partners.
Texas native and former Green Beret Captain Samuel ("Sam") L. Boyd practices in the areas of: qui tam litigation; False Claims Act litigation; whistleblower cases; business litigation and business fraud; securities litigation and securities fraud; complex divorces; personal injury and wrongful death litigation; tort liability; insurance litigation; commercial litigation; and professional malpractice. Mr. Boyd is an experienced and accomplished trial and appellate lawyer, who practices before state and federal courts throughout the country. In recognition of Mr. Boyd's exceptional legal representation, he has received the prestigious AV peer review rating from Martindale-Hubbell, signifying preeminent legal ability and the highest ethical standards.
Mr. Boyd is an active member of the legal community as well as the civic community. He is Director Emeritus of the Texas Trial Lawyers Association, a current Director of the Dallas Trial Lawyers Association, and a former Chairman of the Business Torts and Antitrust Committee for the Texas Trial Lawyers Association. Mr. Boyd also regularly volunteers as a member of a charitable education organization in a lesser advantaged Dallas community. He, for many years, volunteered as a mentor to third-graders at O.M. Roberts Elementary School in East Dallas.
Mr. Boyd served his country in Vietnam and was awarded the Combat Infantryman's Badge, the Master Parachutist's Badge, the Military Freefall Badge (HALO), four (4) Bronze Stars, three (3) Air Medals, three (3) Army Commendation Medals, and other recognition during his service. Mr. Boyd an infantry officer was also the Distinguished Honor Graduate [1/500] of his Jump School Class # 68-22 at Fort Benning, Georgia.
Mr. Boyd attended Texas Tech University, where he graduated first in his class as Valedictorian with a B.A. in Mathematics and first in his class as Valedictorian with a M.B.A. Mr. Boyd also earned his J.D. from Texas Tech University, graduating seventh in his class with high honors, and was selected as the International Law Graduate for the year of 1977 by international legal fraternity Phi Delta Phi.
-B.A. in Mathematics, with highest honors, Texas Tech University, 1974
-M.B.A., Texas Tech University, 1977
-J.D., with high honors, Texas Tech University, 1977
Academic Honors and Activities:
-Phi Kappa Phi
-Beta Gamma Sigma
-Order of the Coif
-Phi Delta Phi
-National Mock Trial Team, Texas Tech University School of- Law, 1975-1977
-Member and Managing Editor, Texas Tech Law Review, 1975-1977
-Member, National Order of Barristers, Texas Tech University School of Law
-Member and President, Texas Tech Slovo (Russian Language) Club,1973
-U.S. Virgin Islands, 1994 (inactive)
Professional Memberships and Activities:
-Faculty, American Bar Association annual False Claims Act Trial Institute
-CLE Lecturer, Texas Trial Lawyers Association, 1991
-Faculty, National Institute of Trial Advocacy, 1991
-Staff Judge Advocate, Society of the 173d Airborne Brigade, 1986-1994
-Member, Dallas Bar Association (Member, Judiciary Committee; Fee Dispute Committee, 1996);
-Member, State Bar of Texas (Member, Pattern Jury Charge IV and Securities Law Committees)
-Member, Texas Trial Lawyers Association (Director, 1991-1996; Director Emeritus, 1996; Chairman, Antitrust and Business Torts Committee, 1985-1992; Member, Ethics Committee, 1995);
-Dallas Trial Lawyers Association (Director, 2005)
-U.S. Army, Captain (1967-72)
-A-Team Demolitions Specialist, 6th Special Forces Group, 1968
-A-Team Leader, 7th Special Forces Group, 1969
-Assistant, G-3 Operations, USAJFKCMA (HQ, U.S. Army Special Forces), 1971
-173rd Airborne Brigade Rifle Platoon Leader, Aide de Camp, 1970-71
-82nd Airborne Division Company Commander, 1971-1972
Texas Tech University
Juris Doctorate, with high honors, 1977
Catherine C. Jobe is a senior associate attorney at Boyd & Associates. She assists in all the areas of the firm's litigation efforts as described in Mr. Boyd's profile above. Ms. Jobe practices in state and federal courts throughout the country, representing individuals and businesses.
Ms. Jobe earned her B.A. from Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa and her J.D. from George Mason University School of Law in Arlington, Virginia, where she graduated with distinction. After graduating from law school, Ms. Jobe served as a clerk to the Honorable John R. Brown of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit from 1990 to 1991.
-B.A., Drake University, 1976
-J.D., with distinction, George Mason University School of Law, 1990
Academic Honors and Activities:
-Member, George Mason University Law Review
-Member, Moot Court Team, George Mason University School of Law
-Regional Semifinalist, Client Counseling Competition
-Recipient, multiple American Jurisprudence Awards
-District of Columbia, 1990
Comment: "Write Nondocumentary Conditions our of Article 5 Letters of Credit," George Mason University Law Review
George Mason University School of Law
Juris Doctorate, with distinction, 1990