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Byron Woolley | Dallas Probate Lawyer | Texas

Byron Woolley Lawyer

Byron L. Woolley

Probate, Real Estate and Business Disputes resolved by negotiation and litigation.

Wills & Probate, Litigation, Lawsuit, Real Estate

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*Martindale-Hubbell® Rating: AV® Preeminent™;

*AVVO® Rating: 10.00;

*Member College of the State Bar of Texas;

*Licensed to practice law by the Supreme Court of the State of Texas and admitted to practice before various courts including the following: United States Supreme Court; United States Court of Appeals-Fourth Circuit; United States Court of Appeals-Fifth Circuit; United States Court of Appeals-Eleventh Circuit; United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas; United States District Court for the Western District of Texas; United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas; and United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas.

*Practice areas include business dispute negotiation and litigation in state and federal courts with emphasis on litigation in the following substantive areas: probate; contract; real estate; landlord representation; insurance insolvency; and divorce.

* Graduated cum laude from Baylor University School of Law and served as Notes & Comments Editor and Symposium Editor of the Baylor Law Review.

Non-legal Associations:
*Troop Committee Chairman Troop 890 Boy Scouts of America 2007–2009  
*Assistant Scout Master Boy Scouts of America Troop 890 2006–2013  
Unit Commissioner Boy Scouts of America Circle Ten Northern Trail 2011–2014

Position Organization Location Duration
Partner Simpson Woolley McConachie, LLP Dallas, Texas 1995-2010
Partner Rubinstein & Perry, LLP Dallas, Texas 1989-1995
Partner Fugit Hubbard Woolley Bloom & Mersky, LLP Dallas, Texas 1987-1989
Partner Freytag Marshall Beneke Laforce & Rubinstein, LLP Dallas, Texas 1978-1987
Associate Gardere Porter & DeHay, LLP Dallas, Texas 1975-1978
School Degree Major Graduation
Baylor Law School, Baylor University J.D. Law School 1975
University of Texas Arlington BA Government 1972
State / Court Date
United States Court of Appeals 4th, 5th and 11th Circuts 1991-1993
United States Supreme Court 1985
United States District Court for the Northern, Southern, Eastern and Western Districts of Texas 1978-1993
Texas Supreme Court 1975
  • State Bar of Texas College; Dallas Bar Association
  • Alpha Chi Honor Society (1972); Cum Laude Graduate, Baylor University School of Law (1975); AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated (1985-current) Martindale-Hubbell; AVVO Rating of 10 (2012-current)
  • Recent Pro Bono Cases for Animal Protection Groups:

    Oncor Electric Delivery vs Bruck, et al
    Outcome: 2012 pro bono case in which I negotiated settelment which minimized destruction of trees.

    Farmersville vs Two Pups and the Man Who Didn't Want Them
    Outcome: 2011 pro bono case in which the Court granted a reprieve for the two puppies upon agreement that they be placed with a shelter outside of the city limits until adopted.

    City of Dallas vs Gideon
    Outcome: 2010 pro bono case in which a temporary Injunction was granted against City of Dallas preventing its removal of family pets which ultimately resulted in settlement of the case in which the family pets were allowed to remain with the Gideons.

  • The Shreveport and Columbus Plans of Prepaid Legal Services An Analysis of Plans Presently in Operation Baylor Law Review 1975;
    Jurisdiction Over Federal Enclaves Baylor Law Review 1974
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Verified Credentials Date Verified
(1975) Juris Doctorate, Baylor University. Verified with DegreeVerify. July 11, 2014
(1972) Bachelor of Arts, University of Texas Arlington. Verified with DegreeVerify July 11, 2014
(1975) Licensed as Attorney in Texas. Verified with Texas Bar Association. July 11, 2014

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Jurisdiction Over Federal Enclaves(2014-07-11 11:17:52)
When a retrocession of jurisdiction is made by the United States, since state jurisdiction was merely suspended by the cession to the United States, it automatically revests in the state upon retrocession.

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6440 N. Central Expwy
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Dallas, TX 75206

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