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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


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



Contingent (33-40%)

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  • Brent R. Hardy

    I endorse Curtis without reservation. He has demonstrated an exceptional grasp of the law and is a superb litigator.


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  • 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
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Contact info

The Clinesmith Firm

325 N. St. Paul
Dallas, TX, 75201


TXEligible To Practice In Texas 199710/19/2015
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 University of San Antonio School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1997
University of North TexasN/AMS - Master of Science1993
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