The VanDeLoo Firm represents clients in Personal Injury, Probate and Estate Planning matters throughout Collin, Dallas, Denton, Tarrant and surrounding counties. Ms. VanDeLoo has earned the reputation as an advocate who represents her clients’ interests both in and out of the courtroom. The goal of the VanDeLoo Firm is to provide each client with the most practical and cost efficient legal expertise. Prompt client attention is paramount.
PERSONAL INJURY and CAR ACCIDENTS
When you are injured in a car accident, by slipping and falling, by a product or a person, the responsible person or their insurance company has probably pushed you around. The good news is Texas law protects you and The VanDeLoo Firm, LLC makes sure you are fully protected. We will fight for every dollar owed to you, including for your medical bills, lost wages, physical impairment, disfigurement, mental anguish and physical pain, loss of business, and property damage.
The VanDeLoo Firm, LLC takes important matters of property and loved ones and simplifies the process to make sure your estate and family are cared for. The VanDeLoo Firm advises and represents individuals in drafting: Small Estate Wills, General Powers of Attorney, Health Care Powers of Attorney, Living Wills (Directives to Physicians), Organ Donor
When a loved ones dies, The VanDeLoo Firm will make sure that your loved one's final wishes are carried out according to plan, and help the beneficiaries divide and distribute any property and resolve unpaid debts. If there is a Will, it will be admitted to probate so that it is recognized as legally valid. The VanDeLoo firm will also assist with changes to legal titles, such as houses, bank accounts, and cars. Whether you have ben prepared for the loss of your loved one or it was sudden, The VanDeLoo Firm is here to help you and your family.
ABOUT THE ATTORNEY
Ms. VanDeLoo is the founding member of The VanDeLoo Firm, LLC and has been a resident of Collin County since 1987. Prior to forming her own firm and representing individuals and small businesses, Ms. VanDeLoo was the Managing Staff Counsel Attorney for the North Texas Division of Fred Loya’s Insurance’s Litigation Department representing the insurance company, Trial Attorney for Whitehurst & Cawley representing national retailers and fast food chains, and a Business Litigation Attorney for Haynes and Boone, Dallas representing fortune 500 companies. Ms. VanDeLoo’s experience in the legal profession dates back to 1993. Ms. VanDeLoo is also a Texas certified mediator.
Ms. VanDeLoo has successfully represented hundreds of individuals, small companies, mega corporations and insurance companies both in and out of the courtroom. Ms. VanDeLoo has represented both individuals, who have been injured and are wanting their claims paid, and the other side, the insurance companies, who do not want to pay the claims. Ms. VanDeLoo has also represented both women and men in domestic disputes involving divorce, property division, child custody, and child support. Ms. VanDeLoo has helped hundreds of families prepare their Wills and ancillary documents to protect their loved ones and assets. Ms. VanDeLoo’s experience also includes representing businesses on both sides of negotiating leases and litigating over contract provisions. The experience of representing so many and on both sides is a priceless benefit in Ms. VanDeLoo handling your case. She is an experienced trial attorney who has practiced is numerous counties throughout Texas, with a focus in the Collin, Dallas, Denton and Tarrant counties and can handle your legal situation and litigation.
Ms. VanDeLoo is also certified by the State of Texas as a mediator. She mediates matters either through court appointment or by agreement of the parties. She is qualified to mediate any case within the areas that The VanDeLoo Firm handles.
Mediation is a problem solving intervention that is proving to be effective in a variety of disputes and conflicts. It does not focus primarily on past behavior and specific weaknesses or emotional problems of individuals. Instead, it is future oriented and builds upon the strengths of the involving parties to work with each other. Mediation is a forum in which an impartial person, the mediator, facilitates communication between parties to promote reconciliation, settlement, or understanding among them.
Member of the Collin County and Dallas County Bar Associations; Admitted to Texas Bar 2002; Texas Tech University School of Law, JD, magna cum laude (top 10%) 2002; Board of Barristers, member; Texas Tech Administrative Law Journal, member and business director; Moot Court Team, member; Order of the Coif, member; University of Texas at Dallas, BS Accounting, cum laude (top 25%) 1998; Accounting Honor Society, member and officer
Languages spoken: English, Cantonese, Mandarin, Spanish
Hourly ($200-250/hour), contingent (33-40%), Free consultation (30 minutes)
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|TX||Eligible To Practice In Texas||2002||08/17/2016|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|AV Preeminent Rated||Martindale-Hubbell||2016|
|AV Preeminent Rated||Martindale-Hubbell||2015|
|AV Peer Review Rating||Martindale-Hubbell||2014|
|Peer Review Rated||AVVO||2014|
|AV Preeminent Rated||Martindale-Hubbell||2014|
|AV Peer Review Rating||Martindale-Hubbell||2013|
|Peer Review Endorsement||Avvo||2013|
|AV Preeminent Rated||Martindale-Hubbell||2013|
|AV Preeminent Rated||Martindale-Hubbell||2012|
|Peer Review Rated||AVVO||2012|
|AV Preeminent Rated||Martindale-Hubbell||2011|
|AV Preeminent Rated||Martindale-Hubbell||2010|
|Attorney||The VanDeLoo Firm, LLC||2009 - Present|
|Attorney||Fred Loya Insurance||2010 - 2012|
|Attorney||Whitehurst & Cawley, LLP||2004 - 2009|
|Attorney||Haynes & Boone||2002 - 2004|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Texas Trial Lawyers Association||Member||2015 - Present|
|Dallas Trial Lawyers Association||Member||2012 - Present|
|Texas Tech Journal of Texas Administrative Law||EEOC: Abritration||2002|
|Texas Tech University School of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2002|
|University of Texas System, Dallas||Accounting||BS - Bachelor of Science||1998|