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Education
  • Southern University Law Center, J.D., 2014, magna cum laude
  • Mercer University, B.A., 2010
Bar Admissions
  • Louisiana, 2014
  • Texas, 2016
  • United States Court of Appeals  Fifth Circuit
  • United States District Court Northern District of Texas
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Cara D. Davis
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Associate
CDavis@thompsoncoe.com
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Dallas
700 North Pearl Street
Twenty-Fifth Floor - Plaza of the Americas
Dallas, Texas 75201
214-871-8204 direct  |  214-871-8209 fax
Assistant:
Sandy Myers
214-880-2665 direct
smyers@thompsoncoe.com
Overview

Cara Davis’s practice centers on defending malpractice and professional liability claims against lawyers, accountants, and other professionals.  Prior to joining the firm, she served as a law clerk for Chief Judge Carl E. Stewart of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit and a judicial intern for Judge Eric V. Moye of the 14th Judicial District Court of Texas. 

Representative Experience
  • Obtained summary judgment for client sued for alleged violations of the Texas Deceptive Trade Practices Act, the Texas Debt Collection Act and the Federal Fair Debt Collection Practices Act.
  • Obtained summary judgment in favor of law firm and individual attorneys in legal malpractice case arising from the settlement of a very contentious underlying divorce action in which plaintiff alleged settlement was insufficient.
  • Obtained summary judgment in favor of law firm and individual attorney on legal malpractice and breach of fiduciary claims wherein plaintiff claimed attorney failed to pursue several claims; court concluded claims failed as a matter of law.