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James Robert Arnett II

James Robert Arnett II

Practice areas:

Litigation, Patent Infringement, Telecommunications, Real Estate, Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

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About Me

I am also licensed to practice in the United States Virgin Islands, and admitted to practice in the following Federal Courts:


United States Supreme Court


United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit


United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit


United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit


United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit


United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit


United States Court of Appeal for the Eleventh Circuit


United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit


United States District Court, District of Arizona


United States District Court, District of Colorado


United States District Court, District of Hawaii


United States District Court, Eastern District of Texas


United States District Court, Northern District of Texas


United States District Court, Southern District of Texas


United States District Court, Western District of Texas


United States District Court, District of the Virgin Islands

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1986

  1. Litigation: 50%
    29 years
  2. Patent Infringement: 20%
    10 years
  3. Telecommunications: 15%
    15 years
  4. Real Estate: 10%
    25 years
  5. Chapter 11 Bankruptcy: 5%
    20 years

Payment

Fees:

Hourly ($325-500/hour), Contingent (25-40%)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

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Contact Info

Carter Scholer Arnett Hamada & Mockler, PLLC

8150 N. Central Expressway
5th Floor
Dallas, TX, 75206

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
VIAuthorized to practice law200502/19/2014
TXEligible To Practice In Texas 199205/24/2015
HIActive198607/04/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Best Lawyers in DallasD Magazine2014
Texas Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2013
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2013
MemberCollege of the State Bar of Texas2013
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2012
Texas Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2012
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2011
Texas Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2011
FellowTexas Bar Foundation2010
Texas Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2010
Super Lawyer Corporate Counsel EditionSuper Lawyers2010
Texas Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2009
FellowDallas Bar Foundation2009
Super Lawyer Corporate Counsel EditionSuper Lawyers2009
Super Lawyer Corporate Counsel EditionSuper Lawyers2008
Texas Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2008
Texas Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2007
Texas Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2006
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell1997
Order of the CoifUCLA Chapter of the Order of the Coif1986

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerMunck Carter LLP2006 - 2012
PartnerArnett Gaubert LLP1998 - 2006
PartnerNeligan Averch LLP1995 - 1998
Senior AssociateBickel & Brewer1993 - 1995
AssociateCades Schutte Fleming & Wright1988 - 1993
Judicial Law ClerkUnited States Courts1987 - 1988
AssociateCades Schutte Fleming & Wright1986 - 1987
Infantry OfficerUnited States Marine Corps1979 - 1983

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Metroplex Technology Business CouncilBoard Member2010 - Present
Federal Bar Association (Dallas chapter)Member2009 - Present
Virgin Islands Bar AssociationMember2005 - Present
Dallas Bar AssociationMember1995 - Present
State Bar of TexasMember1992 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember1986 - Present
Hawaii State Bar AssociationMember1986 - Present

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Kemper v. Shelter Mortgage Company, LLCJury awarded $10,000 (2% of the amount sought).
Touch Tell, Inc. v. V3 Global, Inc., et al.Jury awarded $1,450,000
Fiber Systems International, Inc. v. Applied Optical Systems, Inc.Defense verdict of noninfringement

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Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
SmartBusiness DallasKeep Your List Safe: Protecting Customer Lists as Trade Secrets2008
SmartBusiness DallasKeeping Trade Secrets Secret: Protect Yourself from the Inside2007
Professional Publications, Inc.From Here to Attorney: The Ultimate Guide to Excelling in Law School and Launching Your Legal Career1993
UCLA Pacific Basin Law JournalComment: The American Legal System and Micronesian Customary Law: The Legal Legacy of the United States to the New Nations of the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands1985

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of California at Los Angeles School of LawN/AJuris Doctor1986
Rice UniversityBiologyBA - Bachelor of Arts1979

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Brown Bag Luncheon SeriesAre You Prepared If Your Company Gets Sued?2011