Dallas City Attorney

Senior Assistant City Attorney

General Counsel Division

Government Transactions Section

Robert Sims rejoined the Dallas City Attorney's Office in 2003. He previously served as Dallas Assistant City Attorney from 1981 to 1986. He is currently Section Head for the Government Transactions Section.


  • University of Michigan Law School
    J.D. 1979
  • Harvard University
    B.A. 1973 - Government

Affiliations & Activities

  • Admitted to the State Bar of Texas, December, 1980
  • United States District Court in the Northern District of Texas
  • State Bar of Texas - Real Estate, Probate and Trust Law Section
  • Dallas Bar Association - Real Estate Section
  • J.L. Turner Legal Association

Prior Experience

  • Senior Assistant General Counsel, Dallas Area Rapid Transit
  • Senior Assistant City Attorney, City of Grand Prairie, Texas
  • Special Counsel to North Texas Tollway Authority
  • Private Law Practice (1990-2003)