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Hon. Monica McCoy Purdy, Presiding

George L. Allen, Sr. Courts Building – 600 Commerce Street, 6th Floor West, Aux 6-B, Dallas, TX 75202
Court Phone: (214) 653-6043


  • Juris Doctor, Thurgood Marshall School of Law at Texas Southern University, 1992
  • Bachelor of Arts, Spelman College, 1989


  • Associate Municipal Court Judge, City of Dallas 2010-2013, appointed 2010.
  • Solo Practitioner, local counsel representation of Fortune 500 companies, working closely with in-
    house and outside counsel to enter and enforce judgments, realizing a strong collections rate.
  • Attorney/Partner at the law firm of Linebarger Goggan Blair & Sampson, LLP, with
    responsibilities in the firm’s litigation and bankruptcy sections.
  • Licensed by the U.S. District Courts for the Northern, Southern and Eastern Districts of Texas.


  • State Bar of Texas
  • American Bar Association
  • Dallas Bar Association, Past Member of the Board of Directors
  • J.L. Turner Legal Association, Past- President
  • National Bar Association, Past Member Board of Governors, Past Regional Director, Past


  • Adjunct Professor, Paul Quinn College, 2007-2008. Taught in the Legal Studies Department,
    specializing in teaching pre-law courses for college students interested in attending law school.


St. Philip’s Episcopal School and Community Center, Trustee
The Lamplighter School Parents Association, President-Elect
St. Luke “Community” United Methodist Church, Member
Jack and Jill of America, Inc., Member
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., Member