Aric Stock

Aric Stock is a problem-solving trial lawyer. Since 1993, Aric has tried numerous cases before Texas juries including wrongful death and other catastrophic personal injury cases throughout North Texas. With the experience and the know-how to see a case through to the end, Aric also knows how to assist clients in resolving disputes prior to trial, through negotiations, mediation and/or motion practice with the Court. He was honored to be admitted to ABOTA (The American Board of Trial Advocates) in 2008 for his trial experience and success, as well as his commitment to the 7th Amendment Constitutional Right to a jury trial.

Aric is also an effective mediator, helping others settle their disputes through voluntary resolution. His approach to mediation is that of an engaged, active, advocate for settlement, helping the parties evaluate their positions, risks and benefits of their personal injury or business dispute. His experience as a trial lawyer on both sides of the docket provides insight to the litigation process and assists those in determining how to settle their cases. Click here for details regarding mediation services.

Aric has handled many types of personal injury, catastrophic injury and wrongful death cases for individuals, as well as self-insured and insured businesses. He also has experience in litigating and resolving business disputes, including breach of contract, fraud, collection matters, and other business torts.

His defense of wrongful death and personal injury cases includes trucking collisions, medical malpractice claims, premises liability lawsuits, defamation / slander, liquor liability claims, nursing home and assisted living center cases, assault, construction disputes and other torts. Aric has also represented insurers in first-party claims arising out of alleged breach of contract, wrongful claim denial, "Stowers," un-insured / under-insured and "bad faith" claims.

Aric's representation is not limited to the defense of lawsuits. He also represents individuals injured by the actions of others, as well as businesses damaged by the wrongful acts of clients, customers, shareholders, or others.

Aric is actively involved in the community, currently serving as the Immediate President of Temple Shalom of Dallas where he served as President from 2012-2014. Additionally, Aric is an alum of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's Team in Training program and works tirelessly to raise funds and awareness to eradicate cancer. Aric enjoys spending time with his wife and their two children. He loves playing golf, traveling, running, cycling, writing and good wine.


  • Emory University, Juris Doctorate, 1993, Recognitions: Honor Court and Moot Court Society
  • Northwestern University, Bachelors of Arts in Music, 1990, Concentration: Political Science

Notable Trials

June 2013

Aric Stock and Susan Travis successfully defended BNSF Railway against claims asserted by a railroad track repair worker who injured his shoulder and neck while at work. In the FELA case, plaintiff contended that the railroad foreman should have instructed the crew to access the worksite using a highway-rail vehicle rather than by foot. The plaintiff asked for several million dollars in damages; the jury unanimously found in favor of the railroad after less than 30 minutes of deliberations following five days of trial. The plaintiff was awarded $0 in a complete defense verdict.

May 2013

Aric Stock and Susan Travis successfully defended BNSF Railway against claims asserted by a railroad conductor who injured her ankle requiring several surgeries and leaving her unable to return to work. Susan and Aric established that the railroad employees acted reasonably. The jury found in favor of the railroad, and the conductor was awarded $0.


Aric Stock is admitted to practice in:

  • All Texas State Courts
  • Northern, Eastern, Southern and Western Districts of Texas
  • 5th Circuit Court of Appeals
  • United States District of Colorado



Featured Speaking Engagements

  • Dram Shop Liability (State Bar of Texas Webcast)
  • Wrongful Death / Survival Claims
  • Premises Liability Claims
  • PIP / UM Claims
Contact Aric if you are interested in having him speak on these topics or on other topics relevant to your needs.

Published Appeals

Published Appellate Cases

Hawthorne v Huffines Communities, et al, 05-12-01316-cv (Tex.App. - Dallas 2014) [representing defendant Bearfoot Management, LLC].

Reddick v CNMK Texas Properties, 05-14-00509-cv (Tex.App. - Dallas 2014).

Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. v HB Regal Parc, LLC, 05-10-01428-cv(Tex.App.-Dallas 2012).

Long v. Motheral Printing Co., 05-10-01128-cv(Tex.App.-Dallas 2012, no pet.).

Schultz v Lester, 05-09001549-cv (Tex.App.-Dallas 2011, no pet.).

Batte v Hendricks, 137 S.W.3d 790 (Tex.App. – Dallas 2004).

Parsons v Ford Motor Company, et al, 85 S.W.3d 323 (Tex.App. – Austin 2002).

Roesler, et al v. Winwood-Fort Worth Associates, Ltd., et al, (02-95-00738-CV; Tex. App. – Fort Worth, 1996).