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Russell Alan Devenport

Russell Alan Devenport

Practice areas:

Business, Lawsuits & Disputes, Banking, Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

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Licensed since 1998

  1. Lawsuits & Disputes: 35%
    17 years
  2. Business: 35%
    17 years
  3. Chapter 11 Bankruptcy: 15%
    17 years
  4. Banking: 15%
    17 years



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Contact Info

McDonald Sanders, A Professional Corporation

777 Main Street Suite 1300
Fort Worth, TX, 76102



TXEligible To Practice In Texas 199808/25/2015

Professional Misconduct

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Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Top LawyerFort Worth, Texas Magazine2013
Top LawyerFort Worth, Texas Magazine2012
Top LawyerFort Worth, Texas Magazine2011
Rising StarTexas Super Lawyers Magazine2010
Top LawyerFort Worth, Texas Magazine2010
Rising StarTexas Super Lawyers Magazine2009
Top LawyerFort Worth, Texas Magazine2009
Top LawyerFort Worth, Texas Magazine2008

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Briefing AttorneyUnited States District Court, Northern District of Texas1998 - 2000


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Tarrant County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
American Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Federal Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Texas Association of Defense CounselMemberN/A
Fort Worth Chapter, Federal Bar AssociationTreasurerN/A

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
PCI Transp., Inc. v. Fort Worth & W. R.R. Co., 418 F.3d 535 (5th Cir.2005)Eventual settlement after multiple proceedings before the Fifth Circuit and the Surface Transportation Board
Fort Worth & W. R.R. Co. v. Enbridge Gathering, 298 S.W.3d 392 (Tex.App.-Fort Worth 2009, no pet.)The Fort Worth Court of Appeals held that a gas corporation could condemn property belonging to a rail district because the rail district was a "person" under the Code Construction Act.
Alexander v. Holden Business Forms, Inc., Slip Copy 2009 WL 3818149, Civil Action No. 4:08-CV-614-Y (N.D.Tex. Novemebr 6, 2009)Representing the subtenant after dismissal of the owner, we fought to reduced future damages claimed by the landlord against the subtennant.

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School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Texas Tech University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1998
University of Texas System, ArlingtonHistoryBA - Bachelor of Arts1992

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Member Meeting: Texas Courier & Logistics AssociationCreditor's Rights & Bankruptcy2014
Disposition Without a Jury: Preserving Error in Bench Trials and Dispositive Motion PracticeDispositive Motion Practice in Federal Trial Courts2011
Judgment Enforcement in TexasPost-Judgment Discovery and Collection2008