Tim O’Hare: Personal
A native of Dallas, Tim O’Hare attended R.L. Turner High School in Carrollton. He received his BBA in Finance from The University of Texas at Austin, where he lettered on the Longhorn football team. After college, he attended Southern Methodist University School of Law.
Tim and his wife, Christen, have four children and are active in their community. Tim and Christen are members of First Baptist Church of Grapevine where Tim serves as a Deacon. They also teach Sunday School to first graders. Tim is the former President of Christian Legal Society – Dallas and served on the CLS National Board of Directors. He is an Honor Corps member of Alliance Defending Freedom and is a member of the Dallas Bar Association. He is also a former Rotary Club President and served his hometown as Mayor/City Councilman from 2005-2011.
Tim O’Hare: Professional
Before founding The Law Offices of Tim O’Hare in 2001, Tim was an insurance claims examiner and practiced law with a Dallas insurance defense firm as well as one of the largest Personal Injury firms in the Metroplex. Utilizing his knowledge of insurance companies, he started helping Personal Injury victims in their fight for recovery. Tim’s experiences have enabled him to become an award-winning Personal Injury attorney who knows the best ways to fight for his clients.
Martindale-Hubbell, the oldest attorney ranking group in the country, gave Tim their highest rating, AV/Preeminent, based upon the reviews of judges and other lawyers of Tim’s legal abilities and ethics. Tim’s expertise in Personal Injury Law is also recognized by his membership in the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum. Tim was named one of the Top Transportation Lawyers in the country by The American Lawyer Magazine and one of the Top Personal Injury Lawyers in the nation by The National Law Journal in 2013. He has also been named one of Texas’ Legal Leaders and has an A+ rating with the Better Business Bureau. In 2014, 2015, 2016, & 2017, D Magazine awarded Tim their “Best Lawyers in Dallas” label. Tim has also achieved a 10 out of 10 rating from Avvo.com, an online ranking system of attorneys and doctors throughout the United States. He has also been recognized as a Texas Super Lawyer from 2014-2076. For more reviews of Tim’s Personal Injury experience, visit our Testimonials page.
Tim has appeared on national networks and news programs including Fox & Friends, NBC’s Today Show, Fox News Channel, Fox Business Channel, CNN and MSNBC, as well as the local affiliates for CBS, NBC, ABC, FOX and WB. Tim has also shared his experiences and knowledge with many students, business and civic groups throughout Texas.
Tim has spent his life and career helping those around him, and this passion is demonstrated by his commitment to his Personal Injury clients. Tim’s experiences have allowed him to understand all sides of Personal Injury cases, and this knowledge helps him find the best way to fight for his clients’ rights.
Jim Franklin: Personal
Jim and his wife, Brenda, have been married for more than 25 years. Brenda is a public school teacher, and holds a Master’s Degree as a reading specialist from the University of Oklahoma. The couple have been blessed with two children, a son and a daughter.
Jim and Brenda enjoy spending time together and with their children Their son has plans to attend law school in 2019. When not spending time with their children, they enjoy movies, sports and trying new restaurants.
Jim Franklin: Professional
Jim Franklin has been licensed by the State Bar of Texas for more than 25 years and has successfully tried and settled cases for injured victims and their families his entire legal career. Jim has handled a wide variety of cases, ranging from car crashes to wrongful death. He is also licensed in Oklahoma. Jim’s largest Texas personal injury jury trial verdict resulted from a six-week trial where the jury unanimously awarded Jim’s clients $10.5 Million. Jim is also an accomplished appellate attorney, and several of his winning appeals have been recently used to train other Texas lawyers.
Jim graduated from Oklahoma City University School of Law, and earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Oklahoma in Norman, Oklahoma.
Jim has handled hundreds of personal injury and wrongful death cases. According to Jim, “I went to law school to be able to help injured victims and families of persons whose deaths were untimely and caused by others. I have remained true to my calling for my entire legal career.”
“The one truth in life that will never, ever change is that the insurance companies will always try to settle your claim for the cheapest amount. Hiring an experienced trial attorney is the best way to assure that your claim is given the best possible evaluation and offer, if any, by an insurance adjuster. And, if settlement fails, an experienced trial attorney will skillfully take your claim into lawsuit and conclusion. Please give us a call. Our initial consultation is free.”
J. Branden Snyder: Personal
J. Branden Snyder was born in Montgomery, Alabama, and grew up in Plano, Texas. After graduating from Plano Senior High School, Branden received his BA from The University of Texas at Dallas. After three years in the corporate world, Branden realized his professional calling was the law. Three years later, after receiving the Dean’s Scholarship, Branden graduated from Southern Methodist University School of Law.
Branden and his wife live in North Dallas. They have one daughter and are members of Holy Cross Lutheran Church. Branden is a cyclist and an avid reader of history and other non-fiction books.
J. Branden Snyder: Professional
Branden has demonstrated a consistent commitment to excellence and is passionate about helping his clients. Branden handles a variety of legal matters, including Wills & Trusts, Probate Law, Adoptions, Child Custody and Child Support modifications, Small Business Commercial Litigation, Fair Debt Collection Practices Act cases, Consumer Law, Business Formations and Transactions, Employment Law and Personal Bankruptcy. He also handles Personal Injury cases.
Branden is admitted into the Northern and Eastern Districts of Texas for Civil Cases and Bankruptcy. Since graduating from law school, Branden has been a volunteer lawyer with the Dallas Volunteer Attorney Program (DVAP), providing no-cost legal assistance to the needy in the Dallas area. He has also been a volunteer with Habitat for Humanity.
Branden is a member of the Dallas Bar Association, Christian Legal Society and Texas Young Lawyers Association.
Dan Moore: Personal
Dan Moore was born in Tennessee, but moved to Texas with his family as child. He grew up in Midland, before moving to Waco where he graduated from Waco High School. In high school, Dan was on the Debate team, receiving First Speaker honors at his very first debate. After graduating from Waco High, Dan attended Texas A&M University for 2 years on a full academic scholarship before joining the U.S. Navy during the second Gulf War. Dan served 4 years in the Navy aboard the U.S.S. Fife, a Spruance Class Destroyer stationed out of Yokosuka, Japan. During his Navy tour, he received numerous awards, including the Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal, and the Enlisted Surface Warfare Specialist Pin. Upon completing four years of duty, Dan returned to Texas A&M and earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science, with a minor in Philosophy. Dan attended Baylor University School of Law and Baylor’s Hankamer School of Business where he earned his law degree, as well as a Master’s Degree in Business Administration.
Dan is an active volunteer in the Dallas community with a host of organizations. He has helped build several Habitat for Humanity homes, has done pro bono work through the Dallas Volunteer Attorney’s Program and for other needy clients. Dan served as the President of the Methodist Children’s Home Alumni Association for over 8 years. He has also worked with Family Compass, formerly the Child Abuse Prevention Center of Dallas, and was a finalist for the One Man Dallas project.
Dan often speaks to children and teenagers on reaching their goals and never giving up no matter what challenges life presents. He has given the commencement speech for Seniors at the Methodist Children’s Home in Waco, spoken to multiple classrooms and student groups, and served as a Careers Panelist for the Garland YMCA.
Dan Moore: Professional
Dan moved to the Metroplex after graduating from law school, and has had a successful practice in the Dallas area, focusing on personal injury law. Dan has litigated and tried numerous cases, and has successfully represented many people with personal injury cases.
Dan is licensed by the State Bar of Texas, admitted to practice before all state courts in Texas, and admitted to practice before the Northern and Western Federal District Courts. He is a member of the Dallas Trial Lawyers Association and Texas Trial Lawyers Association. Dan has dedicated his practice to helping the injured and family members of those who have lost loved ones as the result of another’s negligence. He is a compassionate, determined and ethical lawyer who fights for his clients every day.