Samantha Gowans

Associate



Nichols Jackson, LLP
1800 Ross Tower
500 N. Akard St. Dallas, TX 75201
Phone: 214-965-9900
Fax: 214-965-0010
Education:
Texas A&M University (B.S.), 1999 St. Mary’s School of Law (J.D.), 2002
Admissions:
U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit, 2016 U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas, 2016 U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Texas, 2016 Georgia, 2010 Texas, 2003
Practice Areas:
Municipal Law Litigation & Appeals Insurance Defense

Samantha Gowans has almost 15 years’ experience representing municipalities. Samantha is an experienced municipal court prosecutor and litigator. She has represented cities across North Texas in complex litigation and appeals. Samantha also has extensive experience in civil litigation, specifically in Insurance Defense.

Currently serves as the Litigation Specialist for the firm’s clients

Serves as General Counsel for the firm’s appraisal district clients

Currently serves as Prosecutor for the Cities of DeSoto, Lake Dallas, Talty and Allen

Currently serves as Administrative Hearing Officer for red light camera appeals for the City of Coppell

Member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Tarrant County Bar Association, Dallas County Bar Association

Member, Texas City Attorneys Association

Professional Licenses

State Bar of Texas, 2003

State Bar of Georgia, 2010

Relevant Professional Experience

Currently serves as the Litigation Specialist for the firm’s clients.

Currently serves as Prosecutor for the Cities of DeSoto, Lake Dallas, Talty and Allen.

Currently serves as Administrative Hearing Officer for red light camera appeals for the City of Coppell.