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John M. Cox

John M. Cox is a member of the American Bar Association, State Bar of Texas, Dallas Bar Association, Texas Association of Defense Counsel, and the Defense Research Institute. Since 1997, he has served on faculties for the National Institute For Trial Advocacy at the Southern Regional Trial Skills and Southern Deposition Courses, which provide instruction and training to practicing attorneys in the skills of depositions and trial techniques. He has served on the visiting faculties of the LSU School of Law Trial Advocacy program in Baton Rouge, Louisiana (1997, 2015) instructing third year law students, the Emory University School of Law Trial Advocacy program in Atlanta, Georgia (1998-2001, 2005, 2006, 2008), instructing second year law students, the University of San Francisco School of Law Trial Advocacy program (2021) and on the Adjunct Faculty of the Southern Methodist University School of Law in Dallas, Texas in trial advocacy (2000, 2003, 2017-2022); and, at trial academies sponsored by the Texas Association of Defense Counsel (2009, 2012, 2013) and the Dallas Bar Association (2011, 2013, 2014). He is a graduate of Texas A&M (B.A. 1984) and St. Mary's Law School (J.D. 1987). He practices in the areas of complex/catastrophic personal injury defense, wrongful death and survival actions, products liability, premises liability, professional liability and malpractice, medical, pharmacy, and mental health professional liability and malpractice, transportation (commercial vehicular) environmental litigation, commercial litigation, and construction litigation. John has represented mental health and pharmacutical professionals at various Texas state licencing boards in Austin since 2005. Contact John at

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