Courts Admitted:

Although Mr. Carroll offices in Texas and is admitted to practice in the federal and state courts of Texas, he also practices in the federal district and appellate courts through the United States.

  • All Texas State Courts
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court, District of Arizona
  • U.S. Court of Federal Claims

Certifications/Recognition:

Mr. Carroll has also received numerous honors, recognitions and certifications including the following:

  • Civil Trial Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization [1992-present]
  • Civil Appellate Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization [1990-present]
  • Best Lawyers in America 2008-2017 in Commercial Litigation, Arbitration, Banking and Finance Law, and Mediation (Woodward/White, Inc.)
  • Texas Monthly Law and Politics Magazines “Texas Super Lawyer” in Business Litigation 2003-2016
  • The American Lawyer and Corporate Counsel Magazine, “Top Rated Lawyer in Appellate Law”
  • The Legal 500, (Pritchard) — “Best of the Best” in Antitrust Law (Merger, Compliance and Complex Litigation)
  • Martindale-Hubbell® Preeminent AV® Peer Review Rating (5 of 5) (34 years)
  • Recipient, Tom Garner Distinguished Service Award, Texas Board of Legal Specialization [2013]

Appointed Positions

  • Member, Board of Directors, Texas Board of Legal Specialization 2016-2019
  • Commissioner, Civil Trial Law Exam Commission, Texas Board of Legal Specialization 2007-2016 (Chair, 2009-2016)

ADR Qualifications:

  • Arbitrator, American Arbitration Association [1979-present]
    • Member, Commercial Arbitration Panel [1979-present]
    • Member, Large/Complex Case Panel [2003-present]
    • Member, Appellate Panel [2013-present]
  • Arbitrator, National Arbitration Forum [1998-2008]
  • Arbitrator, The Forum [2014-present]
  • Mediator, State Bar of Texas

Teaching Positions:

In addition to his active trial, appeal, arbitration and mediation practice, Mr. Carroll has consistently pursued the scholarship of the law and shared his expertise with those interested in becoming lawyers by teaching as an Adjunct Professor at two Texas law schools and in numerous national seminars.

  • Spring 1983 – 2014
    Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law, Dallas, Texas. Trial Advocacy. 2 hour course. Adjunct Professor in student performance sessions. Review litigation techniques and strategies of third year law students.

 

  • Fall 1991 – 1996
    Texas A&M University School of Law (formerly Texas Wesleyan University School of Law, Irving, Texas). Trial Advocacy. 3hour course. Adjunct Professor in lecture and performance sessions for third year law students.

 

  • Summer 1993, Fall 1994, Spring 1995
    Texas A&M University School of Law (formerly Texas Wesleyan University School of Law, Irving, Texas). Federal Courts. 3-hour course. Adjunct Professor. Prepared all teaching materials for course on federal jurisdiction and procedure.

 

  • Summer 1982-1990
    Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas. Federal Practice and Procedure. 16-hour course. Adjunct Professor. Prepared all teaching materials for course on basic federal practice and procedure for legal assistants certification program.

 

  • Fall 1980
    Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law, Dallas, Texas. Complex Federal Litigation. 2-hour course. Adjunct Professor. Prepared all teaching materials for course on litigation of complex (class action) cases (antitrust, securities, labor, patent) in the federal courts from commencement to appeal, including course syllabus and problems.

 

  • Spring 1978
    Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law, Dallas, Texas. Advanced Antitrust Seminar. 2-hour course. Adjunct Professor. Prepared all teaching materials for course on civil and criminal antitrust litigation, including course syllabus and problems.

 

OTHER:

  • Summer, 1985-1988, 1992-1998, 2004, 2006-2008, 2015
    National Institute For Trial Advocacy – Instructor for trial advocacy institute.
  • Spring, 2004-2011, 2014-2017
    National Institute for Trial Advocacy Deposition Program – Instructor for deposition program