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Dave Olivas, Dallas Criminal Defense and Personal Injury Attorney


Dave Olivas received his J.D. to practice law in 2011. During his time in law school, he received the MacLean & Boulware Endowed Scholarship, which is given to graduate students who have demonstrated excellent moral character. Before attending law school, he served in the U.S. Navy and U.S. Navy Reserves as a Linguist for the past 19 years. After returning from a tour in Afghanistan, he served for over three years as a Chief Prosecutor with the Dallas District Attorney’s office where he tried over 40 cases.  His comfort level in the courtroom, experience as a mediator, and negotiation skills are ideal for personal injury cases. Currently, Dave Olivas’s favorite pastimes are art, playing with his children, and games.


  • English

  • Spanish

  • Portuguese

Areas of Practice:


  • B.A., St. Mary’s University, 2007

  • J.D., Texas Wesleyan School of Law, 2011


  • Served as a Linguist in the U.S. Navy and Reserves for 19 years

Professional Associations:

  • Mexican American Bar Association (Founding Member/Officer)

  • Texas Bar Association

  • Texas Defense Lawyers Association

  • Dallas County Defense Lawyers Association

Courts of Admittance:

  • The Supreme Court of the United States

  • Licensed to Practice in All Courts of The State of Texas

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