Victoria W. Thomas

Partner



Nichols Jackson, LLP
1800 Ross Tower
500 N. Akard St. Dallas, TX 75201
Phone: 214-965-9900
Fax: 214-965-0010
Education:
Mississippi College School of Law, Juris Doctorate with honors Executive Editor Mississippi College Law Review Millsaps College, Bachelor of Science cum laude
Admissions:
State Bar of Texas
U.S. District Courts for
Northern, Eastern, & Western Districts of Texas
U.S. Court of Appeals for
the Fifth Circuit
Practice Areas:
Municipal Law Civil Litigation and Appeals
Eminent Domain
Land Use and Zoning
Open Government & Public Information Law
Public Procurement and Contracts
Municipal Employment
Constitutional Law & Civil Rights

More than 30 years’ experience representing cities throughout Texas.  Lead litigation and appellate counsel for the firm’s governmental clients.  Approved liability defense counsel for the TML Intergovernmental Risk Pool.
City Attorney for the Cities of Glenn Heights and Seagoville.
Secondary Town Attorney for the Town of Argyle.

 

Representative Cases:
City of Richardson v. Oncor Electric Delivery Co., 539 S.W. 3d 252 (Tex. 2018) Bosque Disposal Systems v. Parker Co. Appraisal Dist., 555 S.W. 3d 92 (Tex. 2018) City of Richardson v. Bowman, 555 S.W. 3d 670 (Tx. App. Dallas 2018) Miller v. City of East Mountain, 2019 WL 1388957 (E.D. Tex. 2019) AHF Community Dev. V. City of Dallas, 633 F. Supp. 2d 287 (N.D. Tex. 2009) Baker v. City of Farmers Branch, 2014 WL 3513367 (Tex. App. Dallas 2014)