About

Attorney Kathleen Kearney

Kathleen M. Kearney, JD, MSN, BSN, RN represents severely injured clients throughout the state of Texas from her main office in Dallas. Kathleen earned a bachelor’s degree in nursing from Boston College School of Nursing, and a master’s degree in advanced nursing practice from Emory University School of Nursing. She graduated from Suffolk University Law School and became licensed as an attorney in 2006.

Kathleen has been recognized as a Texas Super Lawyer since 2019 after being a Rising Star from 2012-2018, and an Up & Coming 50 Women in Texas in 2018 (Super Lawyers, Thomson Reuters). For many years, she was also included on the Top 40 Under 40 list by The National Trial Lawyers. Kathleen received the Distinguished Service Award from The American Association of Nurse Attorneys in 2016, and was named Big Sister of the Year for Dallas County’s chapter of Big Brothers Big Sisters in 2014.

Kathleen is a member of several professional legal organizations including the Texas Trial Lawyers Association, Dallas Trial Lawyers Association, Dallas Women Lawyers Association, The American Association of Nurse Attorneys, American Nurses Association, Texas Nurses Association, and Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing.  Every spring, she volunteers to judge the state high school mock trial competition and attends career day at a local public elementary school. She also volunteers for the Dallas Bar Association’s Legal Line and is a volunteer Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) for two teens in foster care.

Kathleen is currently licensed as a Registered Nurse in Texas, and maintains board certification as a Certified Nurse Educator (CNE) and Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner-Primary Care (CPNP-PC).

Admitted to practice law by the Supreme Court of Texas, Kathleen may also appear before the Supreme Court of the United States as well as the U.S. District Courts for the Northern and Eastern Districts of Texas.

Contact the Kearney Law Firm today for a free consultation with registered nurse & attorney Kathleen M. Kearney. If legal representation is offered, it will be for a contingent fee so there are no upfront fees, retainers, or out of pocket legal expenses.



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