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Jerald L. Butler

Jerald L. Butler

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Jerald Butler

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About Me

I am a Texas Aggie, Baylor Trial Lawyer, Army Veteran and Baylor Dad.


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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1992

  1. Litigation: 100%
    22 years, 300 cases

Attorney Endorsements

4 total 

  • John David Smart

    Jerry is a very skilled, diligent and ethical lawyer who will provide excellent representation in any litigation matter without churning the file or overcharging the client. I endorse him enthusiastically.


    John Smart Employment & Labor Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Donald F. Campbell

    I endorse this lawyer. Jerry is smart, hard-working, ethical and effective.


    Donald Campbell Commercial Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Nationwide Mutual Ins. Co. Trial Division

105 Decker Court, Suite 150
Irving, TX, 75062


TXEligible To Practice In Texas 199205/02/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
AV® PreeminentTM (5.0) Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell®N/A
Order of BarristersBaylor Law SchoolN/A
Distinguished Military GraduateTexas A&M UniversityN/A
Fulbright & Jaworski Advocacy AwardBaylor Law SchoolN/A
1st Place-Strasburger & Price Moot Court CompetitionBaylor Law SchoolN/A

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Managing MemberHelms & Greene, LLC2013 - Present
PartnerShannon, Gracey, Ratliff & Miller, LLP2009 - 2013
ShareholderWinstead, PC1996 - 2009
AssociateFowler, Wiles, Norton & Keith LLP1993 - 1996
AssociateThornton, Payne, Watson & Kling1992 - 1993
Captain, Combat EngineerU. S. Army Reserves1988 - 1996
Enlisted, 24th Infantry Division (now 3d Infantry Division)U S Army1983 - 1986

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Dallas Bar Association, Tort and Insurance Practices SectionN/A1996 - Present
Dallas Bar AssociationN/A1993 - Present
State Bar of TexasN/A1992 - Present
American Bar AssociationN/A1992 - Present
Dallas A&M ClubN/AN/A

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Grunewald v. Technibilit CorporationWon the appeal
Colombrito v. Medicus Insurance CompanyJudge entered judgment in favor of Defendant
Penaloza v. Philadelphia American Life Insurance CompanyWon summary judgment and appeal (unpublished)

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Publication NameTitleDate
CLE International publicationInsurance and Commercial Leases: Common Errors to AvoidN/A

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Baylor UniversityLawDoctor of Jurisprudence/Juris Doctor (J.D.)1992
Texas A&M UniversityManagementBBA1989

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Professional Development ProgramMotions for Summary Judgment2004
Negotiating Commercial LeasesInsurance and Commercial Leases: Common Errors to AvoidN/A