A Trial Attorney & Nurse with
a Passion for Securing Justice
Colleen Carboy, RN, JD is board certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization in Personal Injury Trial Law and is also a Registered Nurse who specializes in complex litigation involving health care. With Ms. Carboy’s experience and other qualifications, she has the unique ability to master the medical issues in cases while effectively exposing health care provider’s careless errors. Ms. Carboy has successfully handled numerous complex cases involving physician errors, hospital negligence, pharmaceutical mistakes, and nursing home neglect. In addition to achieving successful settlements and verdicts for her clients, she vigorously strives to improve health care in Texas by negotiating settlements that include changes in hospital policies and mandatory continuing education for defendant health care providers. Ms. Carboy is also a frequent invited lecturer for attorney and health care organizations.
Ms. Carboy is a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates and has achieved a Martindale-Hubbell AV® Preeminent Rating. Ms. Carboy is a life member of the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum, which recognizes lawyers who have achieved superior results in complex litigation. Ms. Carboy has been named to the Super Lawyers® list in Personal Injury Plaintiff, Medical Malpractice from 2009 to present. She has been nominated to the exclusive list of the Nation’s Top One Percent by The National Association of Distinguished Counsel every year since 2015.
Ms. Carboy’s cases have been featured on Dateline, and she has appeared on Good Morning America, CNN, Fox 4 News, The O’Reilly Factor, and WFAA, the Dallas ABC Affiliate. Ms. Carboy is the Program Co-Director for the Annual Medical Malpractice Conference of the Texas Trial Lawyers Association. Ms. Carboy is a Past President of the Dallas Trial Lawyers Association. She also serves on the Board of Directors of the Texas Trial Lawyers Association and the Texas Association of Nurse Attorneys. Ms. Carboy is a member of the American Association of Nurse Attorneys, the American Nurses Association, and the Texas Nurses Association. Ms. Carboy was awarded the 2020 Trial Lawyers Care Award from the American Association for Justice in recognition for her six weeks of service as a front-line Covid-19 Crisis Nurse in New Jersey during the pandemic as well as her local volunteer services with the Denton County Medical Reserve Corps.