Professor Paul Stafford
|Adjunct Professor of Law
Dallas: (214) 649-3405
Paul Stafford is licensed by the State of Texas and in the Federal District Court--Northern, Eastern, and Western Districts of Texas. From 1994 to 1998, Paul served as an Assistant District Attorney, first in Denton County, followed by service in Dallas County. While in Dallas, he served as a felony prosecutor in the Organized Crime Division. Paul is currently proprietor of The Stafford Law Firm in Dallas focusing on the areas of commercial and business litigation, insurance coverage and recovery and white collar crime defense. For three consecutive years, he was named ‘Rising Star’ by Texas Monthly (2005, 2006, and 2007) and was named one of eight Dynamic Lawyers in DFW in 2008. He is an active member of the Dallas Bar Association, serving on its Board of Directors in 2001, 2002, and 2004 to present. In 2006, Paul was named ‘Outstanding Minority Attorney’ by the Dallas Bar Association (DBA), and he currently serves as Chair of the 2008 DBA Board. He also served as the 2002 President of the J. L. Turner Legal Association. He currently serves on the Board of Trustees of the Dallas Bar Foundation and is a member of the Dallas Association of Young Lawyers Foundation. In addition to being an active member of the State Bar of Texas, Paul is an adjunct professor at Texas Tech University School of Law, having taught Insurance Law (2002; 2005; 2008), Interviewing & Counseling (2007), and Trial Advocacy (2004). He serves on the Board of Directors of Camp John Marc: Special Camps for Special Kids. Paul is an active member of the Black Former Student Network (Chair 2007-2008), the Dallas A&M Club, the Texas A&M Liberal Arts Development Council, and the Department of Political Science Former Student Advisory Board. He is also an active member of the Texas Tech Alumni Association.
B.A., Texas A&M University, 1990
J.D., Texas Tech University School of Law, 1994
Insurance Law, Interviewing & Counseling and Trial Advocacy