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Practice areas


  1. Intellectual Property: 90%
  2. Litigation: 10%



Hourly ($250-650/hour), contingent (35-45%), Retainer (sometimes), Free consultation (60 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check

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  • John William Ghezzi

    Chris is one of the best IP litigation lawyers I know. I highly recommend him.


    John Ghezzi Family Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker

  • Lennie F. Bollinger

    Chris Joe is one of the smartest lawyers I know. Clients are lucky to have him on their side.


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Contact info

Buether Joe & Carpenter, LLC

1700 Pacific, Suite 4750
Dallas, TX, 75201-7371


TXEligible To Practice In Texas 199307/16/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Super LawyerSuperLawyers2015
Super LawyerSuperLawyers2014
Super LawyerSuperLawyers2013
Texas Rising StarSuperLawyers2008
Texas Rising StarSuperLawyers2007
Texas Rising StarSuperLawyers2006
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Managing MemberBuether Joe & Carpenter, LLC2010 - Present
PartnerGreenberg Taurig2006 - 2010
PartnerGodwin Gruber, LLP2003 - 2006
Senior AssociateMcKool Smith, PC1996 - 2003
AssociateHoltzman & Urquhart1993 - 1996
Association namePosition nameDuration
Dallas Association of Young Lawyers FoundationFellow2010 - Present
Federal Bar AssociationMember2005 - Present
Bar Association of the Fifth Federal CircuitMember2001 - Present
Dallas Asian Chamber of CommerceMember1996 - Present
National Asian American Bar AssociationMember1996 - Present
Dallas Asian-American Bar AssociationMember1996 - Present
Dallas Association of Young LawyersMember1996 - Present
Dallas Bar AssociationMember1996 - Present
Texas Young Lawyers AssociationMember1993 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember1993 - Present
State Bar of TexasMember1993 - Present
Publication nameTitleDate
American Bar Association Consumer & Personal Rights Litigation NewsletterApplication of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act to Attorneys1995
46:1 SMU Law Review 263Can We Express Ourselves Dancing Naked? - Barnes v. Glen Theatre1992
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Southern Methodist University, Dedman School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1993
Duke UniversityPolitical ScienceA.B.1990
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Southern Methodist University Asian American Law Students Association, Dallas, TexasThe Practice of Law -- Litigation vs. Transactional Work2006
Belo Mansion, Dallas, TexasA Corporate Counsel's and Executive's Guide to Patent Litigation in the Eastern District of Texas -- What to Expect and How to Prevail2006