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Curtis Clinesmith

Curtis Clinesmith

Practice areas:

Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect, Sex Crime

About Me

My primary practice area is Nursing Home Abuse Litigation.  We represent people injured due to the negligence of nurising homes and assisted living facilities.  We have one of the largest nursing home practice's in the state of Texas and we litigate cases across the country.


Practice Areas

Licensed since 1997

  1. Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect: 95%
    11 years
  2. Sex Crime: 5%



Contingent (33-40%)

Payment Types:

Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

8 total 

  • Elizabeth Ann Bell Nielsen

    I endorse this lawyer. Curtis is a true professional. I would absolutely want him to be on my side. He works hard for his clients to get them what they need.


    Elizabeth Nielsen Family Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Joseph Michael Cabosky

    Curtis and his firm are great at what they do. They've been representing clients in abuse and neglect cases for years; his team is smart, hardworking, and they truly care about their clients. Curtis is the utmost professional and will do whatever is needed for his clients to obtain the justice they deserve.


    Joseph Cabosky
    Relationship: Friend

Contact Info

The Clinesmith Firm

325 N. St. Paul
Dallas, TX, 75201


TXEligible To Practice In Texas 199705/24/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Delegate 2004 ConventionDemocratic National Committee2004
Board of AdvocatesSt. Mary's School of Law1996

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerClinesmith Wooten Smith, LLP2011 - Present
PartnerThe Clinesmith Firm1998 - Present

Association NamePosition NameDuration
National Trial Lawyers AssociationNursing Home Section2014 - Present
University of North TexasPolitical Science Board of Directors2008 - Present
Greater Denton Trial Lawyers AssociationPresident2006 - 2006
Greater Denton Trial Lawyers AssociationMember2004 - Present
Texas Trial Lawyers AssociationMember1997 - Present
American Association for JusticeMember1997 - Present
State Bar of TexasMember1997 - Present
University of North TexasBoard of Directors1995 - 2001
Denton County Bar AssociationMemberN/A

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Nursing Home AbuseConfidential Settlement

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Publication NameTitleDate
Greater Denton Trial LawyersNursing Home Abuse in Texas2005

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
St. Mary’s UniversityLawJD - Juris Doctor1997
University of North TexasN/AM.S1993
University of North TexasN/ABS - Bachelor of Science1988

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Adjunct ProfessorUniversity of North Texas2008
Congressional Candidate for 13th congressional district of TexasPolitical2000