Kelsoe, Khoury, Rogers & Clark, P.C.

Stephen A. Khoury


EDUCATION

Bachelor of Science, Zoology, 
Texas A & M University, 1974
Cum Laude graduate

Juris Doctor 
Baylor University School of Law, 1977

Baylor Practice Court Program, 1977
Awards:
o Outstanding Advocate Award  
o First Place and Best Speaker Honors

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

1978 - 1982 Assistant District Attorney,
Chief Felony Prosecutor 
Dallas County District Attorney Office
Henry Wade, District Attorney
Chief of Commercial Fraud Section, 
Specialized Crime Division, 1980-1982 
Involved investigation, indictment, prosecution and trial of felony white collar crime cases including felony theft, embezzlement, financial fraud, securities fraud, misapplication of fiduciary property and public corruption and official abuse  
1982 - present KELSOE, KHOURY, ROGERS & CLARK, PC.

Current practice primarily includes business litigation and representation of business interests including:
o Business and partnership disputes, including breach of fiduciary duty
o Commercial transactions, including contractual disputes, consumer litigation, fraud and DTPA litigation, franchisor/franchisee disputes
o Real estate matters including real estate development, acquisitions, title company issues, leases, eminent domain, landlord/tenant disputes, condominium and homeowner issues
o Construction litigation involving commercial, residential and pipeline construction, which includes the representation of owners, general contractors and subcontractors.

Past practice included significant experience in:
o Wrongful death cases
o Catastrophic personal injury 
o Medical malpractice
o Products liability
o Premises liability

Current practice still involved with such cases.

Significant Past and Current Litigation/Trial Matters:

David M. Clapper, et.al v. American Realty Investors, Inc., et al, Cause No. 3:14-CV-02970-D, US District Court, Northern District of Texas, Dallas Division
Defense of corporate clients in suit arising from ART Midwest, Inc., and American Realty Trust, Inc., v. David Clapper, et al, Cause No. 3:99-CV-2355-R, US District Court, Northern District of Texas, Dallas, Division, involving Federal RICO claims and alleged fraudulent transfer of commercial assets.

Lakefront Trail Rockwall Hotel v. Albertelli Construction, Inc., et al, Cause No. 1-17-0359, 382nd District Court, Rockwall County, Texas
Representation of owner in suit for damages in excess of $2 million against general contractor regarding the commercial development of a hotel in Rockwall, Texas. 

Rayford-Richard Property, LP, David Ikeler, et al v. Robert Turk, et al, Cause No. 2016-70763, 152nd District Court of Harris County, Texas
Prosecution and settlement of 17 lawsuits in Harris county involving partnership disputes, breach of fiduciary duty and dissolution of all partnerships.

J7 Contractors v. OneOk Partners, LP, Cause No. 09-172-A, 77th District Court, Freestone County, Texas
Successful prosecution of a multi-party case against the owner of a natural gas pipeline in Colorado, regarding a multi-million dollar damage claim due to breach of contract in the construction of the gas pipeline in Colorado.  Confidential settlement reached.

Shaddock Developers, Ltd. v. C&P Engineering; Cause No. 09-05034; 162nd District Court, Dallas County, Texas
Successful prosecution of engineering malpractice and negligence in construction of multi-family subdivision.  Confidential settlement reached.

107090 Parkway Ltd., v. David McDavid, Trustee and Steve Dieb, Cause No. 05-00-01362: 5th District Court of Appeals, Dallas, Texas
Successful defense of alleged breach of real estate purchase contract and successful counter-claim for damages in trial verdict and appeal to the Texas Supreme Court.
Daniel Dewald v. Home Depot, Cause No. 04-06862, 134th District Court of Dallas County, Texas
Successful prosecution of wrongful termination and defamation.  Case concluded with a confidential settlement after a successful appeal to the Dallas Court of Appeals.  

Shumate Installations, Inc. v. Patella Manufacturing, Inc., Cause No. 97-10452; Dallas County, Texas 
Successful prosecution of breach of contract against general contractor in a high-rise construction case. Confidential settlement reached.

Raul Juarez v. Barnes Real Estate Services, et al, Cause No. 96-05811-B, 44th District Court of Dallas County, Texas
Successful prosecution of personal injury case against owner of apartment complex. Confidential settlement reached.

Lanny Houillion v. The Clorox Company, Cause No. 95-8854B; County Court at Law No. 2, Dallas County, Texas
Case involved successful prosecution of products liability suit involving property damages resulting from cleaning product.  

Gunn, et al v. Brice Foods and I Can’t Believe It’s Yogurt, Ltd., Cause No. 95-01770-E, 101st District Court of Dallas County, Texas
Successful prosecution of company for product fraud and breach of franchise agreement. Confidential settlement reached after two-week jury trial and successful appeal to Dallas Court of Appeals.

L&L Manufacturing, Inc. v. Phillip Vogel & Co., Cause No. 85-16484; 193rd District Court of Dallas County, Texas
Successful prosecution of accounting firm for accounting malpractice, fraud and breach of fiduciary duty, etc.  Confidential settlement reached after two-week trial during jury deliberations.

Ruthie Alford v. Michael Endler, MidSouth Baking Co., LLC., et al, Cause No. 06-250A, 77th District Court, Freestone County, Texas
Case involved successful prosecution of personal injury claims resulting from 18-wheeler collision.

Jason Harper and Summer Smith, as Parents of Gracie Smith, a minor v. Economy Inn Motel, Cause No. 74726-CV- 23rd District Court of Brazoria County, Texas
Case involved successful prosecution of serious hand injuries and amputation of fingers to a child. Confidential settlement reached.

Joan Wolfe v. AH Robbins, et al; Cause No. 141-178145-99; 141st District Court, Tarrant County, Texas
Successful prosecution against pharmaceutical company for damages to client’s heart valve and other personal injuries arising from Phen-fen.


Timothy Gary Hutchens v. Smith & Nephew, Cause No. DC-13-13707; 44th District Court, Dallas County, Texas
Successful prosecution against manufacturer of defective hip implant device for personal injuries and products liability.  Confidential settlement reached.

Daniel & Linda Ortman v. Tenet Hospital d/b/a Doctors Hospital, et al; Cause No. 00-03949; County Court at Law No. 3, Dallas County, Texas
Successful prosecution of claims against hospital for negligence resulting in brain damage and other personal injuries to a child due to ischemia.  Confidential settlement reached after a three-week jury trial.

Robert Bosworth v. Brian Bosworth, Cause No. 296-040982012, 296th District Court, Collin County, Texas
Unsuccessful trial verdict after 1-week jury trial to set aside a deed based upon fraud perpetrated by brother against his sister.



Medical Malpractice:

Lisa Gann Shear v. Lee Clayton, D.D.S., Cause No. CV-14-0607; 59th District Court, Grayson County, Texas
Successful prosecution of dental malpractice due to injuries caused by osteomyelitis.  Confidential settlement reached.

Doris and Jeffrey Cheshier v. David Foskick, M.D., et al, Cause No. 92-12184; 160th District Court, Dallas County, Texas
Unsuccessful prosecution of physicians for wrongful death and medical malpractice during heart bypass surgery, due to excess of Protamine.

Dennis Cecil v. David Cook, M.D., et al, Cause No. 85-5064; 191st District Court, Dallas County, Texas
Successful prosecution and trial verdict after two-week trial, for brain damage injuries to a child caused during labor due to ischemia and asphyxia. 

Grinnan v. Craig Thompson, M.D. & St. Paul Hospital, et al; Cause No. 83-10666; 14th District Court, Dallas County, Texas
Successful prosecution against physicians for medical malpractice which resulted in urologic injuries. Confidential settlement reached.


Wrongful Death:

The Estate of Irene Esther Arancibia v. UTSW Medical Center, et al, Cause No. 04-07439; 192nd District Court of Dallas County, Texas
Successful prosecution of medical malpractice and hospital negligence resulting in wrongful death due to fistula and improper management.  Confidential settlement reached after successful appeal.
Davis v. Cooper B-Line & Cooper Industries. Case No. 04-1863; 59th District Court of Grayson County, Texas
Successful prosecution of company negligence which cause the wrongful deaths of two employees. Confidential settlement reached.

Sheila Shultz, on behalf of the Estate of Darla Blackmon v. UT Medical Branch at Galveston, et al, Case No. COT-01-33769; 52nd District Court of Coryell County, Texas 
Successful prosecution of wrongful death due to medical malpractice failure to diagnose and treat pneumonia. Confidential settlement reached after successful appeal.

Estate of Craig Calk v. Holiday Inns, Inc., Cause No. 88-9941-B
Successful prosecution of wrongful death due to fall from hotel caused by negligent window installation.  Confidential settlement reached.



Published Appeals:


UTSW Medical Center at Dallas v. The Estate of Irene Esther Arancibia; Case No. 05-07-00499; Fifth District of Texas at Dallas

University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston v. The Estate of Darla Blackmon, by its Beneficiary Shelia Shultz; Cause No. 10-03-0093-CV; Tenth District of Texas at Waco

17090 Parkway, Ltd. v. David McDavid, Trustee & Steve Dieb, Case No. 05-00-01362; 5th District Court of Appeals at Dallas

University of Texas at Arlington v. William Bishop, Case No. 02-98-274-CV; Second Court of Appeals, Fort Worth, Texas

Daniel T. Dewald v. The Home Depot, et al, Case No. 05-98-00013-CV; 5th District of Texas at Dallas

St. Paul Medcal Center, et al v. Dennis Cecil, et al, Case No. 05-91-01036-CV; 5th District of Texas at Dallas

APGM Limited Partnership v. DAP Food Management Service, Inc.; Case No. 02-00256; 2nd District of Texas at Ft. Worth

HMS Wynngate 04, Ltd. v. Texas Sotherby Homes, Inc. f/k/a/ Shaddock Builders and Developers, Inc., d/b/a/ Sotherby Homes, Cause No. 2013-50941-367, 367th Judicial District, Denton County, Texas; 2nd Court of Appeals 02 (Tex. App.- Ft. Worth 2016)






Some Representative Clients:

American Realty Investors, Inc., EQK Holdings, Inc., and related companies
Capital Title of Texas
Silverstar Title (Sendera Title)
Shaddock Homes
Shaddock Developers
Chuck Fairbanks Chevrolet
Friendly Chevrolet
David McDavid and David McDavid Auto Group
Tekmak Development
Oak Hill Academy


PROFESSIONAL LICENSES, ACTIVITIES AND MEMBERSHIPS

Licensed/Admitted to the State Bar of Texas by the Texas Supreme Court – 1978
Licensed/Admitted to the United States District Court Northern District of Texas – 1982
Licensed/Admitted to the United States District Court Southern District of Texas – 2000
Licensed/Admitted to the United States District Court Western District of Texas – 1994
Licensed/Admitted to the United States District Court Eastern District of Texas – 1999
Licensed/Admitted to the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals – 2007
American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA)  - Associate, 2005
Dallas Trial Lawyers Association
Texas Trial Lawyers Association
EDUCATION

Bachelor of Science, Zoology, 
Texas A & M University, 1974
Cum Laude graduate

Juris Doctor 
Baylor University School of Law, 1977

Baylor Practice Court Program, 1977
Awards:
o Outstanding Advocate Award  
o First Place and Best Speaker Honors

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

1978 - 1982 Assistant District Attorney,
Chief Felony Prosecutor 
Dallas County District Attorney Office
Henry Wade, District Attorney
Chief of Commercial Fraud Section, 
Specialized Crime Division, 1980-1982 
Involved investigation, indictment, prosecution and trial of felony white collar crime cases including felony theft, embezzlement, financial fraud, securities fraud, misapplication of fiduciary property and public corruption and official abuse  
1982 - present KELSOE, KHOURY, ROGERS & CLARK, PC.

Current practice primarily includes business litigation and representation of business interests including:
o Business and partnership disputes, including breach of fiduciary duty
o Commercial transactions, including contractual disputes, consumer litigation, fraud and DTPA litigation, franchisor/franchisee disputes
o Real estate matters including real estate development, acquisitions, title company issues, leases, eminent domain, landlord/tenant disputes, condominium and homeowner issues
o Construction litigation involving commercial, residential and pipeline construction, which includes the representation of owners, general contractors and subcontractors.

Past practice included significant experience in:
o Wrongful death cases
o Catastrophic personal injury 
o Medical malpractice
o Products liability
o Premises liability

Current practice still involved with such cases.

Significant Past and Current Litigation/Trial Matters:

David M. Clapper, et.al v. American Realty Investors, Inc., et al, Cause No. 3:14-CV-02970-D, US District Court, Northern District of Texas, Dallas Division
Defense of corporate clients in suit arising from ART Midwest, Inc., and American Realty Trust, Inc., v. David Clapper, et al, Cause No. 3:99-CV-2355-R, US District Court, Northern District of Texas, Dallas, Division, involving Federal RICO claims and alleged fraudulent transfer of commercial assets.

Lakefront Trail Rockwall Hotel v. Albertelli Construction, Inc., et al, Cause No. 1-17-0359, 382nd District Court, Rockwall County, Texas
Representation of owner in suit for damages in excess of $2 million against general contractor regarding the commercial development of a hotel in Rockwall, Texas. 

Rayford-Richard Property, LP, David Ikeler, et al v. Robert Turk, et al, Cause No. 2016-70763, 152nd District Court of Harris County, Texas
Prosecution and settlement of 17 lawsuits in Harris county involving partnership disputes, breach of fiduciary duty and dissolution of all partnerships.

J7 Contractors v. OneOk Partners, LP, Cause No. 09-172-A, 77th District Court, Freestone County, Texas
Successful prosecution of a multi-party case against the owner of a natural gas pipeline in Colorado, regarding a multi-million dollar damage claim due to breach of contract in the construction of the gas pipeline in Colorado.  Confidential settlement reached.

Shaddock Developers, Ltd. v. C&P Engineering; Cause No. 09-05034; 162nd District Court, Dallas County, Texas
Successful prosecution of engineering malpractice and negligence in construction of multi-family subdivision.  Confidential settlement reached.

107090 Parkway Ltd., v. David McDavid, Trustee and Steve Dieb, Cause No. 05-00-01362: 5th District Court of Appeals, Dallas, Texas
Successful defense of alleged breach of real estate purchase contract and successful counter-claim for damages in trial verdict and appeal to the Texas Supreme Court.
Daniel Dewald v. Home Depot, Cause No. 04-06862, 134th District Court of Dallas County, Texas
Successful prosecution of wrongful termination and defamation.  Case concluded with a confidential settlement after a successful appeal to the Dallas Court of Appeals.  

Shumate Installations, Inc. v. Patella Manufacturing, Inc., Cause No. 97-10452; Dallas County, Texas 
Successful prosecution of breach of contract against general contractor in a high-rise construction case. Confidential settlement reached.

Raul Juarez v. Barnes Real Estate Services, et al, Cause No. 96-05811-B, 44th District Court of Dallas County, Texas
Successful prosecution of personal injury case against owner of apartment complex. Confidential settlement reached.

Lanny Houillion v. The Clorox Company, Cause No. 95-8854B; County Court at Law No. 2, Dallas County, Texas
Case involved successful prosecution of products liability suit involving property damages resulting from cleaning product.  

Gunn, et al v. Brice Foods and I Can’t Believe It’s Yogurt, Ltd., Cause No. 95-01770-E, 101st District Court of Dallas County, Texas
Successful prosecution of company for product fraud and breach of franchise agreement. Confidential settlement reached after two-week jury trial and successful appeal to Dallas Court of Appeals.

L&L Manufacturing, Inc. v. Phillip Vogel & Co., Cause No. 85-16484; 193rd District Court of Dallas County, Texas
Successful prosecution of accounting firm for accounting malpractice, fraud and breach of fiduciary duty, etc.  Confidential settlement reached after two-week trial during jury deliberations.

Ruthie Alford v. Michael Endler, MidSouth Baking Co., LLC., et al, Cause No. 06-250A, 77th District Court, Freestone County, Texas
Case involved successful prosecution of personal injury claims resulting from 18-wheeler collision.

Jason Harper and Summer Smith, as Parents of Gracie Smith, a minor v. Economy Inn Motel, Cause No. 74726-CV- 23rd District Court of Brazoria County, Texas
Case involved successful prosecution of serious hand injuries and amputation of fingers to a child. Confidential settlement reached.

Joan Wolfe v. AH Robbins, et al; Cause No. 141-178145-99; 141st District Court, Tarrant County, Texas
Successful prosecution against pharmaceutical company for damages to client’s heart valve and other personal injuries arising from Phen-fen.


Timothy Gary Hutchens v. Smith & Nephew, Cause No. DC-13-13707; 44th District Court, Dallas County, Texas
Successful prosecution against manufacturer of defective hip implant device for personal injuries and products liability.  Confidential settlement reached.

Daniel & Linda Ortman v. Tenet Hospital d/b/a Doctors Hospital, et al; Cause No. 00-03949; County Court at Law No. 3, Dallas County, Texas
Successful prosecution of claims against hospital for negligence resulting in brain damage and other personal injuries to a child due to ischemia.  Confidential settlement reached after a three-week jury trial.

Robert Bosworth v. Brian Bosworth, Cause No. 296-040982012, 296th District Court, Collin County, Texas
Unsuccessful trial verdict after 1-week jury trial to set aside a deed based upon fraud perpetrated by brother against his sister.



Medical Malpractice:

Lisa Gann Shear v. Lee Clayton, D.D.S., Cause No. CV-14-0607; 59th District Court, Grayson County, Texas
Successful prosecution of dental malpractice due to injuries caused by osteomyelitis.  Confidential settlement reached.

Doris and Jeffrey Cheshier v. David Foskick, M.D., et al, Cause No. 92-12184; 160th District Court, Dallas County, Texas
Unsuccessful prosecution of physicians for wrongful death and medical malpractice during heart bypass surgery, due to excess of Protamine.

Dennis Cecil v. David Cook, M.D., et al, Cause No. 85-5064; 191st District Court, Dallas County, Texas
Successful prosecution and trial verdict after two-week trial, for brain damage injuries to a child caused during labor due to ischemia and asphyxia. 

Grinnan v. Craig Thompson, M.D. & St. Paul Hospital, et al; Cause No. 83-10666; 14th District Court, Dallas County, Texas
Successful prosecution against physicians for medical malpractice which resulted in urologic injuries. Confidential settlement reached.


Wrongful Death:

The Estate of Irene Esther Arancibia v. UTSW Medical Center, et al, Cause No. 04-07439; 192nd District Court of Dallas County, Texas
Successful prosecution of medical malpractice and hospital negligence resulting in wrongful death due to fistula and improper management.  Confidential settlement reached after successful appeal.
Davis v. Cooper B-Line & Cooper Industries. Case No. 04-1863; 59th District Court of Grayson County, Texas
Successful prosecution of company negligence which cause the wrongful deaths of two employees. Confidential settlement reached.

Sheila Shultz, on behalf of the Estate of Darla Blackmon v. UT Medical Branch at Galveston, et al, Case No. COT-01-33769; 52nd District Court of Coryell County, Texas 
Successful prosecution of wrongful death due to medical malpractice failure to diagnose and treat pneumonia. Confidential settlement reached after successful appeal.

Estate of Craig Calk v. Holiday Inns, Inc., Cause No. 88-9941-B
Successful prosecution of wrongful death due to fall from hotel caused by negligent window installation.  Confidential settlement reached.



Published Appeals:


UTSW Medical Center at Dallas v. The Estate of Irene Esther Arancibia; Case No. 05-07-00499; Fifth District of Texas at Dallas

University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston v. The Estate of Darla Blackmon, by its Beneficiary Shelia Shultz; Cause No. 10-03-0093-CV; Tenth District of Texas at Waco

17090 Parkway, Ltd. v. David McDavid, Trustee & Steve Dieb, Case No. 05-00-01362; 5th District Court of Appeals at Dallas

University of Texas at Arlington v. William Bishop, Case No. 02-98-274-CV; Second Court of Appeals, Fort Worth, Texas

Daniel T. Dewald v. The Home Depot, et al, Case No. 05-98-00013-CV; 5th District of Texas at Dallas

St. Paul Medcal Center, et al v. Dennis Cecil, et al, Case No. 05-91-01036-CV; 5th District of Texas at Dallas

APGM Limited Partnership v. DAP Food Management Service, Inc.; Case No. 02-00256; 2nd District of Texas at Ft. Worth

HMS Wynngate 04, Ltd. v. Texas Sotherby Homes, Inc. f/k/a/ Shaddock Builders and Developers, Inc., d/b/a/ Sotherby Homes, Cause No. 2013-50941-367, 367th Judicial District, Denton County, Texas; 2nd Court of Appeals 02 (Tex. App.- Ft. Worth 2016)






Some Representative Clients:

American Realty Investors, Inc., EQK Holdings, Inc., and related companies
Capital Title of Texas
Silverstar Title (Sendera Title)
Shaddock Homes
Shaddock Developers
Chuck Fairbanks Chevrolet
Friendly Chevrolet
David McDavid and David McDavid Auto Group
Tekmak Development
Oak Hill Academy


PROFESSIONAL LICENSES, ACTIVITIES AND MEMBERSHIPS

Licensed/Admitted to the State Bar of Texas by the Texas Supreme Court – 1978
Licensed/Admitted to the United States District Court Northern District of Texas – 1982
Licensed/Admitted to the United States District Court Southern District of Texas – 2000
Licensed/Admitted to the United States District Court Western District of Texas – 1994
Licensed/Admitted to the United States District Court Eastern District of Texas – 1999
Licensed/Admitted to the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals – 2007
American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA)  - Associate, 2005
Dallas Trial Lawyers Association
Texas Trial Lawyers Association

EDUCATION


  • Bachelor of Science, Zoology,

  Texas A & M University, 1974

  Cum Laude graduate


  • Juris Doctor

  Baylor University School of Law, 1977


Baylor Practice Court Program, 1977

Awards:

Outstanding Advocate Award

First Place and Best Speaker Honors


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE    


  • 1978 - 1982                 Assistant District Attorney,

     Chief Felony Prosecutor

                                    Dallas County District Attorney Office

                                    Henry Wade, District Attorney


Chief of Commercial Fraud Section,

                                                   Specialized Crime Division, 1980-1982

                                                                       

                   Involved investigation, indictment, prosecution and trial of felony white collar crime cases including felony theft, embezzlement, financial fraud, securities fraud, misapplication of fiduciary property and public corruption and official abuse  

                                      

  • 1982 - present              KELSOE, KHOURY, ROGERS & CLARK, PC.

   Current practice primarily includes business litigation and representation of     business interests including:

Business and partnership disputes, including breach of fiduciary duty

o Business and partnership disputes, including breach of fiduciary duty
o Commercial transactions, including contractual disputes, consumer litigation, fraud and DTPA litigation, franchisor/franchisee disputes
o Real estate matters including real estate development, acquisitions, title company issues, leases, eminent domain, landlord/tenant disputes, condominium and homeowner issues
o Business and partnership disputes, including breach of fiduciary duty
o Commercial transactions, including contractual disputes, consumer litigation, fraud and DTPA litigation, franchisor/franchisee disputes
o Real estate matters including real estate development, acquisitions, title company issues, leases, eminent domain, landlord/tenant disputes, condominium and homeowner issues
Business and partnership disputes, including breach of fiduciary duty
Commercial transactions, including contractual disputes, consumer litigation, fraud and DTPA litigation, franchisor/franchisee disputes
Real estate matters including real estate development, acquisitions, title company issues, leases, eminent domain, landlord/tenant disputes, condominium and homeowner issues
Construction litigation involving commercial, residential and pipeline construction, which includes the representation of owners, general contractors and subcontractors.

Past practice included significant experience in:
Wrongful death cases
Catastrophic personal injury 
Medical malpractice
Products liability
Premises liability

Current practice still involved with such cases.
Commercial transactions, including contractual disputes, consumer litigation, fraud and DTPA litigation, franchisor/franchisee disputes

Real estate matters including real estate development, acquisitions, title company issues, leases, eminent domain, landlord/tenant disputes, condominium and homeowner issues

    Past practice included significant experience in:
Wrongful death cases
Catastrophic personal injury 
Medical malpractice
Products liability
Premises liability

Wrongful death cases
Catastrophic personal injury
Medical malpractice
Products liability
Premises liability

      Current practice still involved with such cases

Significant Past and Current Litigation/Trial Matters:


David M. Clapper, et.al v. American Realty Investors, Inc., et al, Cause No. 3:14-CV-02970-D, US District Court, Northern District of Texas, Dallas Division

        Defense of corporate clients in suit arising from ART Midwest, Inc., and American Realty Trust, Inc., v. David Clapper, et al, Cause No. 3:99-CV-2355-R, US District Court, Northern District of Texas, Dallas, Division, involving Federal RICO claims and alleged fraudulent transfer of commercial assets.


Lakefront Trail Rockwall Hotel v. Albertelli Construction, Inc., et al, Cause No. 1-17-0359, 382nd District Court, Rockwall County, Texas

            Representation of owner in suit for damages in excess of $2 million against general contractor regarding the commercial development of a hotel in Rockwall, Texas.

 

Rayford-Richard Property, LP, David Ikeler, et al v. Robert Turk, et al, Cause No. 2016-70763, 152nd District Court of Harris County, Texas

            Prosecution and settlement of 17 lawsuits in Harris county involving partnership disputes, breach of fiduciary duty and dissolution of all partnerships.

 

J7 Contractors v. OneOk Partners, LP, Cause No. 09-172-A, 77th District Court, Freestone County, Texas

            Successful prosecution of a multi-party case against the owner of a natural gas pipeline in Colorado, regarding a multi-million dollar damage claim due to breach of contract in the construction of the gas pipeline in Colorado. Confidential settlement reached.

 

Shaddock Developers, Ltd. v. C&P Engineering; Cause No. 09-05034; 162nd District Court, Dallas County, Texas

            Successful prosecution of engineering malpractice and negligence in construction of multi-family subdivision. Confidential settlement reached.

 

107090 Parkway Ltd., v. David McDavid, Trustee and Steve Dieb, Cause No. 05-00-01362: 5th District Court of Appeals, Dallas, Texas

            Successful defense of alleged breach of real estate purchase contract and successful counter-claim for damages in trial verdict and appeal to the Texas Supreme Court.


Daniel Dewald v. Home Depot, Cause No. 04-06862, 134th District Court of Dallas County, Texas

            Successful prosecution of wrongful termination and defamation. Case concluded with a confidential settlement after a successful appeal to the Dallas Court of Appeals.


Shumate Installations, Inc. v. Patella Manufacturing, Inc., Cause No. 97-10452; Dallas County, Texas

            Successful prosecution of breach of contract against general contractor in a high-rise construction case. Confidential settlement reached.

 

Raul Juarez v. Barnes Real Estate Services, et al, Cause No. 96-05811-B, 44th District Court of Dallas County, Texas

            Successful prosecution of personal injury case against owner of apartment complex. Confidential settlement reached.

 

Lanny Houillion v. The Clorox Company, Cause No. 95-8854B; County Court at Law No. 2, Dallas County, Texas

            Case involved successful prosecution of products liability suit involving property damages resulting from cleaning product.

 

Gunn, et al v. Brice Foods and I Can’t Believe It’s Yogurt, Ltd., Cause No. 95-01770-E, 101st District Court of Dallas County, Texas

            Successful prosecution of company for product fraud and breach of franchise agreement. Confidential settlement reached after two-week jury trial and successful appeal to Dallas Court of Appeals.

 

L&L Manufacturing, Inc. v. Phillip Vogel & Co., Cause No. 85-16484; 193rd District Court of Dallas County, Texas

            Successful prosecution of accounting firm for accounting malpractice, fraud and breach of fiduciary duty, etc. Confidential settlement reached after two-week trial during jury deliberations.

 

Ruthie Alford v. Michael Endler, MidSouth Baking Co., LLC., et al, Cause No. 06-250A, 77th District Court, Freestone County, Texas

            Case involved successful prosecution of personal injury claims resulting from 18-wheeler collision.

 

Jason Harper and Summer Smith, as Parents of Gracie Smith, a minor v. Economy Inn Motel, Cause No. 74726-CV- 23rd District Court of Brazoria County, Texas

            Case involved successful prosecution of serious hand injuries and amputation of fingers to a child. Confidential settlement reached.

 

Joan Wolfe v. AH Robbins, et al; Cause No. 141-178145-99; 141st District Court, Tarrant County, Texas

            Successful prosecution against pharmaceutical company for damages to client’s heart valve and other personal injuries arising from Phen-fen. 

 

Timothy Gary Hutchens v. Smith & Nephew, Cause No. DC-13-13707; 44th District Court, Dallas County, Texas

            Successful prosecution against manufacturer of defective hip implant device for personal injuries and products liability. Confidential settlement reached.

 

Daniel & Linda Ortman v. Tenet Hospital d/b/a Doctors Hospital, et al; Cause No. 00-03949; County Court at Law No. 3, Dallas County, Texas

            Successful prosecution of claims against hospital for negligence resulting in brain damage and other personal injuries to a child due to ischemia. Confidential settlement reached after a three-week jury trial.

 

Robert Bosworth v. Brian Bosworth, Cause No. 296-040982012, 296th District Court, Collin County, Texas

            Unsuccessful trial verdict after 1-week jury trial to set aside a deed based upon fraud perpetrated by brother against his sister.

 

Medical Malpractice:


Lisa Gann Shear v. Lee Clayton, D.D.S., Cause No. CV-14-0607; 59th District Court, Grayson County, Texas

            Successful prosecution of dental malpractice due to injuries caused by osteomyelitis. Confidential settlement reached.

 

Doris and Jeffrey Cheshier v. David Foskick, M.D., et al, Cause No. 92-12184; 160th District Court, Dallas County, Texas

            Unsuccessful prosecution of physicians for wrongful death and medical malpractice during heart bypass surgery, due to excess of Protamine.

 

Dennis Cecil v. David Cook, M.D., et al, Cause No. 85-5064; 191st District Court, Dallas County, Texas

            Successful prosecution and trial verdict after two-week trial, for brain damage injuries to a child caused during labor due to ischemia and asphyxia.

 

Grinnan v. Craig Thompson, M.D. & St. Paul Hospital, et al; Cause No. 83-10666; 14th District Court, Dallas County, Texas

            Successful prosecution against physicians for medical malpractice which resulted in urologic injuries. Confidential settlement reached.

 

Wrongful Death:

 

The Estate of Irene Esther Arancibia v. UTSW Medical Center, et al, Cause No. 04-07439; 192nd District Court of Dallas County, Texas

            Successful prosecution of medical malpractice and hospital negligence resulting in wrongful death due to fistula and improper management. Confidential settlement reached after successful appeal


Davis v. Cooper B-Line & Cooper Industries. Case No. 04-1863; 59th District Court of Grayson County, Texas

            Successful prosecution of company negligence which cause the wrongful deaths of two employees. Confidential settlement reached.

 

Sheila Shultz, on behalf of the Estate of Darla Blackmon v. UT Medical Branch at Galveston, et al, Case No. COT-01-33769; 52nd District Court of Coryell County, Texas

            Successful prosecution of wrongful death due to medical malpractice failure to diagnose and treat pneumonia. Confidential settlement reached after successful appeal.

 

Estate of Craig Calk v. Holiday Inns, Inc., Cause No. 88-9941-B

            Successful prosecution of wrongful death due to fall from hotel caused by negligent window installation. Confidential settlement reached.


Published Appeals:

  

UTSW Medical Center at Dallas v. The Estate of Irene Esther Arancibia; Case No. 05-07-00499; Fifth District of Texas at Dallas

 

University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston v. The Estate of Darla Blackmon, by its Beneficiary Shelia Shultz; Cause No. 10-03-0093-CV; Tenth District of Texas at Waco

 

17090 Parkway, Ltd. v. David McDavid, Trustee & Steve Dieb, Case No. 05-00-01362; 5th District Court of Appeals at Dallas

 

University of Texas at Arlington v. William Bishop, Case No. 02-98-274-CV; Second Court of Appeals, Fort Worth, Texas

 

Daniel T. Dewald v. The Home Depot, et al, Case No. 05-98-00013-CV; 5th District of Texas at Dallas

 

St. Paul Medcal Center, et al v. Dennis Cecil, et al, Case No. 05-91-01036-CV; 5th District of Texas at Dallas

 

APGM Limited Partnership v. DAP Food Management Service, Inc.; Case No. 02-00256; 2nd District of Texas at Ft. Worth

 

HMS Wynngate 04, Ltd. v. Texas Sotherby Homes, Inc. f/k/a/ Shaddock Builders and Developers, Inc., d/b/a/ Sotherby Homes, Cause No. 2013-50941-367, 367th Judicial District, Denton County, Texas; 2nd Court of Appeals 02 (Tex. App.- Ft. Worth 2016)


Some Representative Clients:

 

American Realty Investors, Inc., EQK Holdings, Inc., and related companies

Capital Title of Texas

Silverstar Title (Sendera Title)

Shaddock Homes

Shaddock Developers

Chuck Fairbanks Chevrolet

Friendly Chevrolet

David McDavid and David McDavid Auto Group

Tekmak Development

Oak Hill Academy


PROFESSIONAL LICENSES, ACTIVITIES AND MEMBERSHIPS

 

Licensed/Admitted to the State Bar of Texas by the Texas Supreme Court – 1978

Licensed/Admitted to the United States District Court Northern District of Texas – 1982

Licensed/Admitted to the United States District Court Southern District of Texas – 2000

Licensed/Admitted to the United States District Court Western District of Texas – 1994

Licensed/Admitted to the United States District Court Eastern District of Texas – 1999

Licensed/Admitted to the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals – 2007

American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA) - Associate, 2005

Dallas Trial Lawyers Association

Texas Trial Lawyers Association


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