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Having tried scores of jury trials and having appeared at hundreds of contested hearings, Mr. Weaver’s 30 years of practice in North Texas has encompassed multitudes of complex legal disputes ranging from serious injury cases (for both the prosecution and defense) to multi-party commercial litigation. He is known for his effective advocacy skills and his almost encyclopedic knowledge of law and procedure. At the same time, Mr. Weaver is noted for his ability to transform complicated legal concepts into plain language so that clients, jurors and judges are able to quickly grasp the factual and legal issues that apply in a given case. Mr. Weaver began his legal career with a respected large firm in downtown Fort Worth, and he has for more than 21 years owned and managed his own firm.
Prior to joining the legal profession, Mr. Weaver was an award winning journalist and educator at Baylor University. Mr. Weaver also was an instructor of Evidence & Investigative Procedures and Alternative Dispute Resolution at the University of Texas at Arlington.
Mr. Weaver earned his Juris Doctor degree with honors from Baylor University School of Law in 1982. Since that time, he has been engaged in the following areas of practice: Bankruptcy, General Business and Commercial Matters, Construction Law, Commercial Litigation, Insurance & ERISA Matters, Federal Income Tax and Local Property Tax Matters, and Real Estate Matters.
Mr. Weaver is a member of the following professional associations: Arlington Bar Association (Director, 1999-2002); Tarrant County Bar Association (Speaker’s Bureau and Media Relations Committee); State Bar of Texas; and Member of Phi Alpha Delta Legal Fraternity. He is admitted to practice in all State Courts and the United States District Courts for the Northern and Eastern Districts of Texas.
Mr. Weaver is the recipient of the following honors and awards: Leon Jaworski Law Scholarship, 1980-1981; McLennan County Bar Auxiliary Law Scholarship, 1981-1982; Baylor Law Review, Associate Editor, Research Topics Editor, 1981-1982; Dean’s List at McLennan Community College (1972, 1978-1979); Baylor University (1979-1980); Baylor University School of Law (1980-1982); Texas State Teachers Association School Bell Award for Excellence in Journalism (1973).
His publications include:
“Dames & Moore v. Regan: Was it Fair?” 34
Baylor Law Review 283 (1982)
Mr. Weaver is a Member of St. Alban's Episcopal Church, Waterchase Golf Club and the Brotherhood of St. Andrew. Mr. Weaver is married with four daughters and eight grandchildren. Mr. Weaver is the chancellor for the Episcopal Diocese of Fort Worth, and is Chairman of the Committee on Constitution and Canons for the Episcopal Diocese of Fort Worth. He is a voracious reader, devoted baseball fan, avid golfer and skilled poker player.
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|TX||Eligible To Practice In Texas||1982||09/22/2016|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|TOP ATTORNEY||FT. WORTH MAGAZINE||2008|
|PRESIDENT||WEAVER LAW FIRM||1989 - 2015|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Arlington Bar Association||N/A||1986 - Present|
|Tarrant County Bar Association||Member||1982 - Present|
|arlington bar association||Director||1997 - 2001|
|Baylor Law Review||Dames & Moore v. Regan-Was It Fair?||1982|
|Practicing Texas Politics||The Age-Old County Equipment Controversy||1977|
|Baylor University||Doctor of Jurisprudence/Juris Doctor (J.D.)||N/A||1982|
|Baylor University School of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1982|