Dallas Criminal Defense Attorney Thomas A. D'Amore

20+ Years of Legal Experience Working For You

"It's not what you know – it's who you know." You've heard it said before, and it's the truth. When dealing with a criminal defense case, you want to make sure your attorney knows the right laws and the right people. Most importantly, however, is who knows your attorney and what exactly they think of him. Your case will involve a significant amount of people, all of whom will impact your future.

Over the years, Attorney Thomas A. D’Amore has earned an excellent reputation with his clients and judges, prosecutors, and police officers, giving him the upper hand when taking on your case. If you've been arrested for a crime, the time to act is now.

If you've been arrested for a crime, the time to act is now. Contact Attorney Thomas A. D'Amore today to
begin building your defense.

Backed by Ample Trial Experience

Backed by more than 401 jury trials over a 23 year period, Attorney D’Amore is experience in even the most complex cases, including:

  • Drug Cases Jury Trials: He was assigned to the Dallas County DA's Organized Crime Unit for over three years and four months. During his time there, he exclusively focused on trying felony drug cases and was successfully able to win over 109 jury trial cases.
  • Capital Murder Death Penalty Trials – During his time spent as the DA's Office, he was involved with and tried over 16 cases of Capital Murder where the death penalty was at stake. In every single case, the jury found the defendant guilty. It is important to note that less than one percent of all practicing attorneys in the nation have gone to trial in a death penalty case and he has done so not once, but 16 separate times. This makes him one of the most experienced and successful capital murder attorneys throughout the entire country.
  • Murder Trials – He has also been involved with and won more than 47 murder jury trials where there was no threat of the death penalty.

Experience in District Attorney's Office as Special Prosecutor

Attorney D’Amore spent nineteen years at the Dallas County District Attorney's Office. During this time, he was promoted seven separate times. Finally, he gained the position of Administrative Chief, which is the highest position possible.

Employment History

  • Dallas County District Attorney's Office 1988-2006
  • Private Practice Criminal Defense - January 2007 - Present
  • Taught Criminal Law at El Centro College, Dallas TX (4 years)
  • 23+ Years handling exclusively criminal cases

Professional Memberships

  • State Bar of Texas
  • United States District Court For The Northern District of Texas
  • United States District Court For The Eastern District of Texas
  • Dallas County Defense Lawyers Association
  • Collin County Defense Lawyers Association


  • College: University of Dallas, B.A. History 1984
  • Law School: St. Mary's School of Law, J.D. 1987