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  1. Insurance: 20%
  2. Family: 20%
  3. Commercial Real Estate: 20%
  4. Litigation: 20%
  5. Business: 20%



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  • Michael S. Waddington

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  • Wayne D. Taylor

    I have had the great pleasure and opportunity to work with Charlie as my co-counsel on many cases over the past 25 years, and he is an outstanding attorney. Charlie is hardworking, aggressive and knowledgeable. I highly recommend Charlie.


    Wayne Taylor Litigation Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact info

Naman Howell Smith & Lee PLLC

306 West 7th Street Suite 405
Fort Worth, TX, 76102


ARAuthorized to practice201001/17/2016
TXEligible To Practice In Texas 198001/09/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2014
Super LawyerTexas Monthly Magazine2013
Super LawyerTexas Monthly Magazine2012
Super LawyerTexas Monthly Magazine2011
Super LawyerCorporate Counsel Connect2010
Super LawyerTexas Monthly Magazine2010
Super LawyerTexas Monthly Magazine2009
Super LawyerCorporate Counsel Connect2009
Top Attorney Tarrant CountyFort Worth, Texas Magazine2008
Texas Super LawyerTexas Monthly Magazine2008
Top Attorney Tarrant CountyFort Worth, Texas Magazine2007
Texas Super LawyerTexas Monthly Magazine2007
Texas Super LawyerN/A2006
Top Attorney in Tarrant CountyFort Worth, Texas Magazine2006
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerNaman Howell Smith & Lee PLLC2010 - Present
PartnerBrown Dean2003 - 2010
AttorneyMcCauley MacDonald & Devin PC2002 - 2003
PartnerJohnson & Sylvan, P.C.1994 - 2001
AttorneySettle & Pou, PC1993 - 1994
Chief Felony ProsecutorDallas County District Attorney's Office1980 - 1989
Association namePosition nameDuration
Arkansas Bar AssociationMember2010 - Present
State Bar of TexasMember1983 - Present
DFW Council of Safety ProfessionalsMemberN/A
Texas Motor Transportation AssociationMemberN/A
Association of Certified Fraud ExaminersAssociate MemberN/A
International Association of Arson InvestigatorsMemberN/A
American Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Texas Association of Defense CounselMemberN/A
Dallas Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Tarrant County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Defense Research InstituteMemberN/A
Publication nameTitleDate
ABA Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section publicationLie Once and Lose - Update on the Fraud Defense1992
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
St Mary's University of San Antonio School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1980
Texas Christian UniversityN/ABS - Bachelor of Science1977
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Liberty MutualClaims Handling - Best Practices2009
Factory MutualClaims Practices - Best practices2008
Beacon / State Auto InsuranceClaims Practices - Best Partices2008
Auto Insurance and Accident TopicsThe Stowers Doctrine in 2007 and Automobile/Truck Accident Litigation2007