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  1. Personal Injury: 40%
    31 years
  2. Business: 20%
    31 years
  3. Litigation: 20%
    31 years
  4. Medical Malpractice: 20%
    31 years

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  • John K. Horany

    I have worked on cases with Ellen, and am impressed with her skills and practice I fully endorse this lawyer.


    John Horany Slip and Fall Accident Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Kay L. Van Wey

    I have worked with Ellen on several cases. She is always well prepared and insightful. Her instincts as a trial lawyer are incredible. I would highly recommend her.


    Kay Van Wey Personal Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact info

11551 Forest Central Drive, Suite 300
Dallas, TX, 75231


TXEligible To Practice In Texas 198410/19/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Texas Super LawyerTexas Monthly Magazine2010
Texas Super LawyerTexas Monthly Magazine2009
Texas Super LawyerTexas Monthly Magazine2008
Texas Super LawyerTexas Monthly Magazine2007
Texas Super LawyerTexas Monthly Magazine2006
Texas Super LawyerTexas Monthly Magazine2005
Texas Super LawyerTexas Monthly Magazine2004
Texas Super LawyerTexas Monthly Magazine2003
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyPresby Law Office2007 - Present
ShareholderBaron & Budd, A Professional Corporation2001 - 2007
PartnerMills, Presby & Associates1991 - 2001
Association namePosition nameDuration
The American Trial Lawyers Associationmember2008 - Present
Texas Trial Lawyers AssociationBoard Member2007 - Present
American Board of Trial AdvocatesExecutive Committee (Dallas Chapter)2007 - 2010
American Association of JusticeSLGCC member; publications committee member2006 - Present
Public JusticeBoard Member2006 - 2010
Dallas Trial Lawyers AssociationMember2001 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Brown v. American Home Products (Wyeth)Nationwide settlement
Chacon v. Everett EngineeringDefense verdict.
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Publication nameTitleDate
Texas Pretrial Practicebook2001
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Southern Methodist UniversityLawJD - Juris Doctor1984
University of California - DavisInternational RelationsBA - Bachelor of Arts1981
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Discovery UpdateSanctions for Discovery Abuse2006
Discovery UpdateSanctions for Discovery Abuse2005
Discovery UpdateSanctions for Discovery Abuse2004