E. Samuel Crecelius III

Attorney | Dallas/Fort Worth


Sam Crecelius is an associate in the Dallas office of Cokinos | Young. Sam 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

Recognitions & Distinctions

  • Best Lawyers in America: Ones to Watch 2024- Commercial Litigation, Construction Law, and Insurance Law


  • 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
  • Member, Texas Bar College


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

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