Talmage Boston is an Author/Historian, Keynote Speaker, and Award-Winning Commercial Litigation Attorney.
He has practiced law as a commercial trial and appellate litigator in Dallas, Texas, since 1978. He has been board certified in civil trial law since 1988, as well as board certified in civil appellate law since 1990, by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. He’s a partner in the Dallas office of Shackelford, Bowen, McKinley & Norton, LP and has been recognized in Texas Monthly as a “Texas Super Lawyer” every year since 2003, one of the Top 100 Lawyers in the D/FW Region, and recognized as being among the “Best Lawyers in America” every year since 2013.
A leader in both the State Bar of Texas and the Dallas Bar Association, Talmage has served as a State Bar of Texas director, as well as Chair of the State Bar Litigation Section and Council of Chairs. He has also served as a Dallas Bar Association advisory director and Chair of the Dallas Bar’s Business Litigation Section. For his service, he received Presidential Citations from State Bar of Texas presidents every year from 2005 to 2011 and in 2018. In addition to maintaining his full-time law practice, Talmage is the author of four books: two on baseball history, one on legal history, and one on presidential history.