E. Samuel Crecelius III



Sam Crecelius is an associate in the Dallas office of Cokinos | Young.  Sam’s practice focuses on representing clients in all phases of litigation, including mediation, trial, and appeals.  A decorated 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 experience includes practice in construction defect litigation, commercial litigation, creditor’s rights litigation, and premises liability litigation.  As a litigator, Sam leverages his real-world experience to obtain a favorable outcome for clients.

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Dallas Bar Association
  • American Bar Association


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


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


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