Taryn E. Ourso


Taryn Ourso is an attorney at Waters Kraus & Paul in the firm’s Dallas office. Taryn focuses her practice on qui tam whistleblower litigation and False Claims Act cases. She represents whistleblowers who have uncovered fraudulent claims against the government and public programs. Taryn received her bachelor’s degree from the University of Texas at Dallas. She was awarded her Juris Doctor degree from UNT Dallas College of Law where she graduated summa cum laude. While in law school, Taryn served as the junior editor and managing editor of the school’s publication, On the Cusp, and as a teaching fellow, she taught legal writing. Taryn is a member of the State Bar of Texas, the Dallas Bar Association, and Taxpayers Against Fraud. Taryn is licensed to practice law by the State Bar of Texas.

Taryn E. Ourso

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Areas of Practice

  • Qui Tam Whistleblower
  • Qui Tam – Government False Claims Act Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Texas, 2018


  • UNT Dallas College of Law, Dallas, Texas, J.D., summa cum laude, 2018
  • University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson, Texas, B.S., 2009

Professional Associations & Memberships

  • State Bar of Texas
  • Dallas Bar Association
  • Taxpayers Against Fraud
  • The Honorable Barbara M.G. Lynn American Inn of Court
    • Pupil 2016-2017

Honors & Awards

  • Managing Editor, On the Cusp, UNT Dallas, College of Law, 2017-2018
  • Member, UNT Dallas College of Law Dean Search Committee, 2017-2018
  • Recipient, Buck J. Wynne Memorial Scholarship, Environmental Law, 2017-2018
  • Recipient, Royal Furgeson Civility Award, UNT Dallas, College of Law, 2017
  • Honorable Mention, Ultimate Writer Competition, Baylor Law & Texas Young Lawyers Association, 2017
  • Junior Editor, On the Cusp, UNT Dallas, College of Law, 2016-2017
  • Teaching Fellow, Legal Writing, UNT Dallas College of Law, 2016-2017
  • Class-Elected Recipient, Ellyn Pryor Award for “Most Likely to Become a Legal Scholar,” Spring 2016
  • Recipient, Eight (8) CALI Excellence for the Future Awards, UNT Dallas College of Law, 2015-2018
  • Dean’s Honor’s List, UNT Dallas, College of Law, 2015-2018

Publications & Speeches

  • Co-Author, Nickel(II) alpha-Diimine Catalyst for Grignard Metathesis (GRIM) Polymerization, 32 Macromolecular Rapid Ccommunications 1748, Nov. 25, 2011

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