Our History

The law firm of Nichols Jackson L.L.P. is a Dallas-based full-service law firm whose practice is almost exclusively devoted to the representation of Texas municipalities and other local governmental entities. The Firm was initially formed in 1895, making it one of Texas’ oldest and most respected law firms. For over sixty-five years, Nichols Jackson L.L.P. has represented cities and other types of political subdivisions in all matters. Our attorneys are uniquely qualified to offer focused personal and professional legal representation for public sector clients regarding routine and complex legal problems.

Our litigation and appellate work include the following areas:

• Land use
• Contract disputes
• Constitutional challenges to ordinances
• Defense of claims of deprivation of constitutional rights
• Employment disputes
• Claims under Texas Tort Claims Act
• Civil Service Act disputes
• Construction law


These legal services and advice will be provided in a timely, efficient, innovative, and cost-effective manner based on the current state of the law and the policies established by the City’s officials.


The members of the Firm take pride in their commitment to government and public law and to the clients the Firm is privileged to serve. Nichols Jackson L.L.P. prides itself on its responsiveness and accessibility to city or town councils and other governing bodies and their respective staffs. The Firm attorneys will be available to council and staff at all times (on a 24/7 basis) and may be reached outside the office by cellular phones and PDA’s.


Fulfilling the Responsibilities of Local Governments to the Community

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