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Decorative Scales of Justice in the Courtroom

 

Attorney Mr. Catterton is designated as a preeminent lawyer

in Texas by the Martindale-Hubbell Bar Register, a rating signifying the highest level of

legal ability and adherence to professional standards of conduct, ethics, reliability and

diligence, based on the opinions of judges and practicing attorneys.

AREAS OF PRACTICE
Estate Planning, Probate, Adult Guardianship, Business Formation
 
PROFESSIONAL
Admitted to State Bar of Texas in 1976
Law Clerk to Honorable William M. Steger, U.S. District Judge, Eastern District of Texas (1976-1978)
Board Certified, Personal Injury Trial Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization (1989-2004)
Texas State Bar Certified Attorney ad Litem (2002-Present)
 
EDUCATION
University of Texas at Austin (B.A., 1970)
Baylor University (J.D. 1976)
Associate Editor, Baylor Law Review, 1975-1976
 
PUBLICATIONS
Author:
“The Effect of ERISA on Prepaid Legal Services,” 27 Baylor L. Rev. 566 (1975). 
“The Admissibility of Admissions in Opinion Form,” 28 Baylor L. Rev. 752 (1976).
 “Reoperations in Workers’ Compensation Cases,” 43 Texas Bar Journal 33 (1980)
 “Heart Patient Cases Under the FELA,” 45 Texas Bar Journal 281 (1982); 28 The Chronicle 10 (1983)
“Remedies of Breach of an Insurance Agreement,” 52 Texas Bar Journal 406 (April 1989)
          
Author and Speaker:
“Extra-Contractual Remedies in Cases Originating out of Worker’s Compensation Claims,” Workers’ Compensation in Texas       “Issues  and Answers,” National Business Institute, Fort Worth-Dallas, (1988). 
 “Plaintiff’s Perspective on Causes of Action and Practical Approaches,” Texas Insurance Bad Faith Litigation, Professional                  Education Systems, San Antonio-Houston-Dallas (1992)
 
Co-author:
“Insurance concerns of the Person in Recovery,” International Workshop on Lawyer Substance Abuse, American Bar              Association (1992)
           Elder Law Handbook, Tarrant County Bar Association, Fort Worth (Fifth Edition, January 2013)
 
HONORS
Recipient, Outstanding Journal Article Award, Texas Bar Foundation (1990)
 
MEMBER
State Bar of Texas
Tarrant County Bar Association
Tarrant County Probate Bar Association
Admitted to Practice Law in the U.S. District Court, Northern, Southern, and Eastern Districts of Texas
Lieutenant Colonel, U.S. Army Reserves  (Ret.)
 
OTHER ACTIVITIES
Tarrant County Bar Elder Law Handbook Community Service Committee Member
Tarrant County Bar Transition to Practice/Mentor Program Committee Member
Military Officers Association of America (Fort Worth Chapter- Lone Star Officers Club)
-Personal Affairs Officer 2003-2007
-President 2008, 2009
-Board of Directors 2003-2010
6707 Brentwood Stair Road, Suite 210
Fort Worth, Texas 76112-3324
Telephone: (817) 496-5200
Fax: (817) 496-5252
Email: cattertonlaw@sbcglobal.net

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