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Russell Alan Devenport

Business Attorney at Fort Worth, TX

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About Russell

Learn Russell’s areas of practice.

4
Practice areas
  1. Business
    35%
    Business litigation ranging from contract disputes, account collections, prosecuting and defending business tort claims; Business and entity formation issues.

    25 years

  2. Lawsuits and disputes
    35%
    Representing clients in state and federal courts with thier contractual and business diputes; Representing small to mid-size banks to collect on defaulted instruments and liquidate collateral; Representing banks as defendants or interested parties in various non-collection litigation matters.

    25 years

  3. Banking
    15%
    Representing lenders and borrowers in various banking transactions.

    25 years

  4. Chapter 11 bankruptcy
    15%
    Representing creditors in Chapters 7, 11 and 13, including manufactures banks and landlords; Defending against preference actions brought against creditors by bankruptcy trustees; Prosecuting fraud claims against bankruptcy debtors.

    25 years

 

Licensed for 24 years
State TX
Status Eligible to Practice in Texas
Acquired 1998
Updated 10/23/2022

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Contact Russell

McDonald Sanders, A Professional Corporation
777 Main Street Suite 1300
Fort Worth, TX, 76102

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AVVO RATING 8.6 (Excellent)

Work Experience

  • Briefing Attorney
  • United States District Court, Northern District of Texas
  • 1998 - 2000

Education

  • Texas Tech University School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1998
  • University of Texas System, Arlington
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 1992

Legal Cases

  • 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.
  • 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., 2009 WL 2176582 (N.D. Tex. July 20, 2009).
  • Won dismissal of the indvidual owner of the defendant subtenant.
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Associations

  • Tarrant County Bar Association
  • Member
  • N/A
  • American Bar Association
  • Member
  • N/A
  • Federal Bar Association
  • Member
  • N/A
  • Texas Association of Defense Counsel
  • Member
  • N/A
  • Fort Worth Chapter, Federal Bar Association
  • Treasurer
  • N/A
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Awards

  • Top Lawyer
  • Fort Worth, Texas Magazine
  • 2013
  • Top Lawyer
  • Fort Worth, Texas Magazine
  • 2012
  • Top Lawyer
  • Fort Worth, Texas Magazine
  • 2011
  • Rising Star
  • Texas Super Lawyers Magazine
  • 2010
  • Top Lawyer
  • Fort Worth, Texas Magazine
  • 2010
  • Top Lawyer
  • Fort Worth, Texas Magazine
  • 2009
  • Rising Star
  • Texas Super Lawyers Magazine
  • 2009
  • Top Lawyer
  • Fort Worth, Texas Magazine
  • 2008
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Speaking Engagements

  • Member Meeting: Texas Courier & Logistics Association
  • Creditor's Rights & Bankruptcy
  • 2014
  • Judgment Enforcement in Texas
  • Post-Judgment Discovery and Collection
  • 2008

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Fort Worth Business Lawyer Russell Alan Devenport
Russell Alan Devenport
Business Attorney
Fort Worth, TX
Licensed for 24 years
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