E. Samuel Crecelius III



Sam Crecelius is an associate in the Dallas office of Cokinos | Young. Sam’s represents clients in all phases of litigation, including mediation, trial, and appeals.  A decorated U.S Army combat veteran, Sam knows the value of hard work, discipline, and perseverance in the face of adversity, and he applies those values to each case he handles.  His practice focuses on coverage litigation, as well as construction defect litigation, commercial litigation, and premises liability litigation.  For each client, regardless of the subject matter, Sam leverages his real-world experience to obtain a favorable outcome.


  • Texas A&M University School of Law – J.D., summa cum laude, 2017
  • University of Dallas – B.A., 2002


  • Texas Negligence Case Holds Lessons for Construction Cos., Law 360, August 26, 2021

Memberships & Affiliations

  • American Bar Association: Forum on Construction Law
  • State Bar of Texas: Insurance Law and Construction Law Sections
  • Dallas Bar Association: Construction Law and Tort & Insurance Practices Section
  • Dallas Association of Young Lawyers


  • State Bar of Texas
  • United States District Court: Northern, Eastern, Southern & Western Districts of Texas
  • United States Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit