Victoria W. Thomas

Senior Associate



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, Jackson, Mississippi, 1988 J.D. Honors: With Honors Law Review: Mississippi College Law Review, Executive Editor, 1987 – 1988 Millsaps College, Jackson, Mississippi, 1983 B.S. Honors: Cum Laude Major: Biology
Admissions:
State Bar of Texas - Member Mississippi, 1988 Texas, 2007 U.S. District Court Southern District of Mississippi, 1988 U.S. District Court Northern District of Texas U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit
Practice Areas:
Municipal Law Constitutional and Civil Rights Litigation Municipal Litigation

Over 25 years’ experience representing governmental entities in complex litigation matters in both state and federal court at the trial and appellate level.

Currently serves as lead litigation and appellate counsel for the firm’s municipal and governmental clients

Currently serves as Litigation Counsel for the Texas Municipal League Intergovernmental Risk Pool (TMLIRP)

Member, Dallas Bar Association

Member, Texas City Attorneys Association

Litigation Percentage:
50% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Honors and Awards:
Moot Court National Competition Team, 1986 – 1987
American Jurisprudence Award in Trial Practice
American Jurisprudence Award in Evidence
American Jurisprudence Award in Legal Writing
American Jurisprudence Award in Civil Procedure I and II
American Jurisprudence Award in UCCI

Past Employment Positions:
City of Dallas, Texas, Sr. Asst. City Attorney, 2006 – 2010
Jeffrey P. Reynolds, P.A., Senior Litigation Associate, 2004 – 2006
Wells Marble & Hurst, PLLC, Jackson, MS, Staff Attorney, 2000 – 2004
Adams & Reese, LLP, Jackson, MS, Staff Attorney, 1995 – 2000
Heidelberg & Woodliff, Jackson, MS, Litigation Associate, 1991 – 1995
Phelps Dunbar, LLP, Jackson, MS, Litigation Associate, 1990 – 1991
Page Mannino & Peresich, Biloxi, MS, Litigation Associate, 1988 – 1990