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Orsen E. Paxton III

Business Attorney at Arlington, TX

4.8   5 reviews
  • Licensed for 49 years
    State TX
    Acquired 1974
    Status
    Eligible to Practice in Texas Lawyer disciplined by state licensing authority in 1988

About Orsen

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Location

Orsen E. Paxton III
204 South Mesquite Street
Arlington, TX, 76010

Reviews

4.8 / 5.0
  5 customer reviews
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Posted by Rhonda | March 27, 2016
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Excellent, Competent, Professional
Mr. Paxton helped so much in a stressful situation. From the very first phone call, it is clear that he wants what is best for his client. He proved that I could trust him with every step and decision in our legal situation with his competency, communication, and fair, professional service. I would not hesitate to use him again and recommend him without reservation.
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Posted by anonymous | February 25, 2015
This review is from a potential client who consulted with this attorney.
| Consulted Attorney
Thorough, Prompt, Professional
Mr Paxton couldn't help me directly however he was extremely prompt. He gave me a thorough explanation and he was very professional. Amazingly helpful!
Posted by Dee Ann Birdwell | September 21, 2012
The best!
Orsen Paxton provided me with the quick, responsive information that I needed, in both a professional and caring manner. All that I could have possibly asked for! I would encourage any and all to utilize Mr. Paxton's most useful and Texas-friendly services. Thank you, Mr. Paxton and the very best to you for making a tough time easier for me and my family! You truly are the best!
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Posted by no2jefe | August 27, 2012
Partition of real estate tract.
Mr Paxton's answer was clear enough for a layman; it helped me take the next course of action in my case.
Posted by anonymous | December 15, 2016
This review is from a potential client who consulted with this attorney.
| Consulted Attorney
Incident at a hospital
After getting an answer from him it was disappointing because he made me feel like if I was a fool. I am not much into law and politics, but I know when a corporation or institution has pull a fast one on me. I needed to see where I could go for an incident that happen at a hospital. But I guess I will have to go further and see if someone else can help me with answers. The reason I gave him four stars it’s because deep in my heart I know he is a good attorney. But I’ll take my chances somewhere else. 
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Response from Orsen Paxton December 20, 2016
While I always appreciate a recommendation, this person was not a client of mine. No attorney/client relationship was established. I did not provide legal advice on this subject. If I spoke with this individual and they were disappointed, I am sorry.

Cost

Rates
  • Hourly Rates $ 75-300 per hour
Payment methods
Cash, Check, Credit Card

Resume

AVVO RATING 10.0 (Superb)

Professional misconduct

This lawyer was disciplined by a state licensing authority in 1988.

Public Reprimand issued in TX, 1988
updated on 03/15/2019

Public reprimand means an attorney did something wrong but may still practice law. The State gives the lawyer a public reprimand in hopes that he or she will not repeat the behavior. Details of the infraction are made part of the public record.

Work Experience

  • Senior Attorney
  • Law Office of Orsen E Paxton III P.C.
  • 2009 - Present
  • Attorney
  • Orsen E Paxton, III attorney and counselor
  • 2008 - 2009
  • Managing Partner
  • Paxton Knotts Keene
  • 2001 - 2007
  • Senior Attorney
  • Paxton-Beal, LLP
  • 1998 - 2001
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Education

  • South Texas College Of Law
  • Juris Doctor
  • 1975
  • The University of Texas at Arlington
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 1972

Associations

  • Arlington Bar Association
  • Director
  • 2014 - Present
  • Tarrant County Bar Association
  • Fellow
  • 2001 - Present
  • State Bar of Texas
  • Member
  • 1999 - Present
  • Tarrant County Probate Bar Association
  • Member
  • 1995 - Present
  • College of the State Bar of Texas
  • Fellow
  • 1988 - Present
  • Tarrant County Bar Association
  • Member
  • 1981 - Present
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
  • Admitted
  • 1980 - Present
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas
  • Admitted
  • 1978 - Present
  • State Bar of Texas
  • Member
  • 1974 - Present
  • Arlington Bar Association
  • President
  • 1984 - 1985
  • Arlington Bar Association
  • Secretary/Treasurer
  • 1982 - 1983
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • AV Peer Review Rating
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2013
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  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2012
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  • 2011
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  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2010
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  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2009
  • AV Peer Review Rating
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2008
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  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2007
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  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2006
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  • 2001
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  • 2000
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  • 1999
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  • 1998
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  • 1997
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  • 1996
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  • 1995
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  • 1994
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  • 1993
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  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 1992
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  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 1991
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV rating
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 1990
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Speaking Engagements

  • Masters Degree Advanced Seminar Program
  • Business Entity Choices for the Venture Capitalist
  • 2000
  • Masters Degree Advanced Seminar Program
  • Choosing the Right Business Entity
  • 1999
  • Business Law Course
  • Survey of Business Law Issues
  • 1980
  • Business Law Course
  • Survey of Business Law Issues
  • 1979
  • Business Law Course
  • Survey of Business Law Issues
  • 1978
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Attorney endorsements

Received (21)
Given (9)
Endorse Orsen
Business Attorney | Dec 22
Relationship: Worked for lawyer
"I endorse this lawyer. Orsen Paxton is a very good business lawyer. I have been recommending him since the 1980s. He is also very good in estate planning and probate. He not only knows the law, he has sound judgment and high ethical standards."
Business Attorney | Oct 07
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Orsen is exceptionally experienced. I have personally sought his counsel on various legal matters and he is a trusted mentor."
Business Attorney | Oct 03
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I have known Orsen for many years and have enjoyed working with him on cases. He is a top-notch trial lawyer with many years of experience who is aggressive in advancing the interests of his clients and I recommend him to anyone needing a lawyer to represent them in court in major litigation."
Business Attorney | Oct 01
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. An extremely talented and well respected attorney in the legal community."
Commercial real estate Attorney | Sep 29
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Business Attorney | Jul 19
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"An extremely talented and well respected attorney in the legal community, I wholeheartedly recommend him to anyone looking for a lawyer who knows the law and truly cares about protecting the rights of his clients and getting them the most favorable result possible."
Business Attorney | Jul 13
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Probate Attorney | Feb 18
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Mr. Paxton and I have similar practice areas and I have consistently found his answers on avvo to be clear, accurate, and helpful. He clearly has a strong grasp of the subjects and is generous in sharing his knowledge with questioners and identifying the real question the asker has, which isn't always expressed clearly."
Probate Attorney | Jan 27
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I endorse this lawyer."
Unknown Attorney | Jun 29
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Top-notch attorney. Highly respected in the legal community."
Business Attorney | May 18
Relationship: Other
"I endorse this lawyer. We answer many of the same questions on AVVO and I have noticed that he consistently provides good legal advice."
Corporate and incorporation Attorney | May 01
Relationship: Other
"I have read Mr. Paxton's responses to many questions on avvo and he consistently displays both good judgment and a mastery of the legal issues involved."
Business Attorney | Jan 26
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. Well respected in the legal community."
Probate Attorney | Jan 06
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. Orsen is an aggressive attorney and well versed in the law. He fearlessly represents his clients."
Unknown Attorney | Dec 09
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse Attorney Paxton. From his answers and time on Avvo, it is clear he is dedicated to serving those in need and his clients. It's rare that lawyers spend so much valuable time helping the community, for free, and I applaud him for doing it to such a great level. Kudos."
Business Attorney | Dec 09
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. Attorney Paxton is one of the finest attorneys in his state. He is a strong and zealous advocate for his clients and a credit to the legal profession."
Probate Attorney | Nov 01
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Orsen evidences a superior knowledge of the law in his field. Just review his many answers on Avvo and note their thoroughness and clarity. Those are the traits you want in a lawyer seeking to maneuver you through complex legal issues."
Business Attorney | Oct 18
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Probate Attorney | Sep 09
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. Attorney Paxton and I work in some of the same areas of law, so I have had the opportunity to review hundreds of his answers, spanning a great many months. His answers are no-nonsense, practical and demonstrate a firm understanding of the issues surrounding probate. Attorney Paxton is a terrific resource for the Avvo community and I am happy to endorse his services. James Frederick"
Probate Attorney | Feb 20
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. I have worked with Mr. Paxton many times over the years in the probate area, guardianship, and matters involving the disabled elderly. He does a good job for his clients and keeps their interest uppermost in his mind."
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Arlington Business Lawyer Orsen E. Paxton III
Orsen E. Paxton III
Business Attorney
Arlington, TX
Licensed for 49 years
This lawyer was disciplined by a state licensing authority in 1988. See details