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Byron L. Woolley
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Byron L. Woolley

Practice areas:

Probate, Litigation, Lawsuits & Disputes, Real Estate

About Me

Martindale-Hubbell® Rating: AV® Preeminent™  ;


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/tenant; 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.


 


 

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1975

  1. Probate: 35%
    30 years
  2. Lawsuits & Disputes: 25%
    40 years
  3. Litigation: 25%
    40 years
  4. Real Estate: 15%
    40 years

Payment

Fees:

Retainer (Always), Free Consultation (45 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

9 total 

  • Neil Edward Pask

    Byron is an excellent lawyer who tenaciously represents his clients. I highly endorse this lawyer.

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    Neil Pask Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Barry Stuart Zisman

    I endorse this lawyer. I worked with Byron several years on various litgation matters and have know him for 20 years. He is an excellent lawyer, hard working and industious. He has handled several matters for me personally and I recommend him without qualifications. Further, he is personable and extremely trustworthy.

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    Barry Zisman Business Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact Info

Woolley <> Wilson, L.L.P.

6440 N. Central Expwy
Suite 505
Dallas, TX, 75206

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License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
TXEligible To Practice In Texas 197508/25/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

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Awards

Award NameGrantorDate Granted
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2013
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2012
Meador-Shepperd Distinquished Service AwardBSA Troop 8902012
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2011
Y.E.S AwardCircle 10 Boy Scouts of America2010
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2010
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2009
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2008
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2007
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2006
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2005
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2004
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2003
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2002
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2001
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated 1985 - 2000Martindale-Hubbell1985

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerWoolley Wilson, LLP2010 - Present
PartnerSimpson Woolley, LLP1994 - 2010
PartnerRubinstein & Perry, LLP1990 - 1994
PartnerFugit, Hubbard, Woolley, Bloom & Mersky1987 - 1990
PartnerFreytag, Marshall, Beneke, La Force & Rubinstein1978 - 1987
AssociateGardere Porter & DeHay1975 - 1978

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Work Place BenefitsReferral Network Attorney2012 - Present
State Bar of Texas, Texas Lawyer Referral Information ServiceReferral Network Attorney2012 - Present
CLCReferal Network Attorney2012 - Present
Dallas Bar Association Lawyer ReferralReferral Network Attorney2011 - Present
LakeHighlandsLawyers.comAtttorney2011 - Present
Boy Scouts of America Circle Ten Northern TrailUnit Commissioner2011 - 2013
LawpointReferral Network Attorney2010 - Present
Troop 890 Boy Scouts of AmericaTroop Committee Chairman2007 - 2009
Boy Scouts of America Troop 890Assistant Scout Master2006 - 2013
Legal ShieldReferral Network Attorney2006 - Present
AARP LEGAL SERVICES NETWORKReferral Network Attorney2005 - 2012
Dallas Bar AssociationMember1976 - Present

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
City of Dallas vs Gideon2010 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.
Farmersville vs Two Pups and the Man Who Didn't Want Them2011 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.
Oncor Electric Delivery vs Bruck, et al2012 pro bono case in which I negotiated settelment which minimized destruction of trees.

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Publications

Publication NameTitleDate
Baylor Law ReviewThe Shreveport and Columbus Plans of Prepaid Legal Services An Analysis of Plans Presently in Operation1975
Baylor Law ReviewJurisdiction Over Federal Enclaves1974

Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Baylor University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor cum laude1975
University of Texas System, ArlingtonN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1972