IALDA Member: Bryan Pope

Bryan Pope

Vincent Serafino

Board Member

Thanksgiving Tower
1601 Elm Street, Suite 4100
Dallas, Texas 75201
United States

Tel: (214) 979-7450

Fax: (214) 979-7402



Bryan T. Pope has been representing amusement entities since 1983 including theme parks, state fairs, water parks, carnivals, roller skating rinks and other amusement and leisure attractions in Texas. These cases have involved everything from broken bones to alleged closed head injuries, and even death. Mr. Pope has developed strong relationships with a number of amusement industry experts and has utilized several of them in his cases.

His trial practice has been recognized by the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA) of which he is an Associate Member. He has also been recognized as having special competence by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization when he became Board Certified in both Personal Injury and Civil Trial Law.

He has been a long time member of IALDA and IAAPA. He is also a member of the ASTM F24 Committee on Amusement Rides and Devices. He has spoken at the Amusement Industry Manufacturers and Suppliers International (AIMS) safety seminar as well as at the Roller Skating Association (RSA) meetings.

Mr. Pope has tried numerous jury trials throughout Texas and is licensed to practice in all Federal Courts within the State of Texas. He has also been admitted to practice before the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals and the United States Supreme Court. The cases he is proudest of for obtaining a defense verdict for his client was a five-week trial involving alleged head injuries and fibromyalgia from riding a wooden roller coaster. This case required a thorough analysis of the causation of the alleged injury as well as obtaining accelerometer testing and analysis from industry experts with regard to the coaster in question.

Mr. Pope is active in the local Bar and community activities and has served as a volunteer at the Scottish Rite Hospital for Children in Dallas, and was elected a member of the Sunnyvale I.S.D. School Board, where he served for six years, the last two as President of the Board.