Colin L. Powell



Colin Powell HB Dallas 2 1010

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Since joining the firm, Colin has represented product manufacturers, transportation companies, and other businesses both small and large in complex and multidistrict litigation and has first--and second--chair trial experience in both commercial and personal injury cases. In 2011, Colin graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts degree in History from Baylor University. While attending law school, he won numerous awards for his impressive efforts in mock trial competitions and was the winner of the 2013 Bob and Karen Wortham “Top Gun” Fall Practice Court Mock Trial Competition. Colin uses his experience in trial advocacy to help teach the next generation of trial lawyers by coaching interscholastic mock trial teams at Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law.


  • Baylor University School of Law, J.D., 2014
    • National Trial Competition Mock Trial Team
    • Tournament of Champions Mock Trial Team
    • American Association of Justice Mock Trial Team (Regional Semifinalist)
    • National Criminal Procedure Moot Court Team (Third-Place Brief)
    • Dawson & Sodd Spring Moot Court Competition Semifinalist 
  • Baylor University, B.A., History, magna cum laude, 2011

Bar + Court Admissions

  • Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas
  • Consumer Products & Retail
  • Manufacturing
  • Restaurant & Hospitality
  • Transportation

Litigation Experience

  • Appellate 
  • Insurance Defense
  • Personal Injury/Wrongful Death
  • Premises Liability
  • Products Liability
  • Property Damage
  • Recognized among Super Lawyers® Texas Rising Stars by Thomson Reuters (2018-2023)
  • Best Lawyers in America One's to Watch (2023)
  • Winner of the 2013 Bob and Karen Wortham "Top Gun" Fall Practice Court Mock Trial Competition 
  • Scott, Douglass & McConnico, L.L.P. Evidence Award from Baylor Law American Board of Trial Advocates Award from Baylor Law School
  • Coach, SMU Law School Interscholastic Mock Trial Teams
  • 2018 IADC Trial Academy Participant
  • Member of DRI
  • Dallas Bar Association (Mock Trial Committee)
  • Hugh O’Brian Youth Leadership Corporate Board member (Texas Capital Area)
  • Waco I.S.D. Education Foundation Board Member, 2011-2014
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