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About me

I am a native of Southeast Texas.  I went to Lamar University for my undergraduate degree in communications and I went to the University of Tulsa lawschool.  My wife and I have been involved in youth sports and church related youth programs for the past twenty years. 


Practice areas


  1. Probate: 40%
  2. Real Estate: 20%
  3. Business: 20%
  4. Personal Injury: 10%
  5. Family: 10%


Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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  • Sonya B. Coffman

    I endorse this lawyer.Dean is an excellent lawyer and a man of integrity. He is a zealous advocate for his clients and is respected by both judges and attorneys.


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Contact info

Templeton & Brinkley

2090 Broadway St
Beaumont, TX, 77701-1944


TXEligible To Practice In Texas 199508/17/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Order of Curule ChairUniversity of Tulsa1994
American Jurisprudence Award in Commercial LawUniversity of Tulsa1992
American Jurisprudence Award in TortsUniversity of Tulsa1991
C. Robert Kimble FinalistLamar University1988
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyTempleton & Brinkley1999 - Present
AttorneyHarris, Holmes and Jeffrey1994 - 1999
Legal InternHinkle, Zeringue & Smith1993 - 1994
Legal InternPray, Walker, Jackson, Williamson & Marler1992 - 1993
Legal InternTulsa Airport Authority1992 - 1993
Account ManagerQuaker Oats Company1988 - 1991
Association namePosition nameDuration
Jefferson County Bar AssociationDirector2016 - Present
State Bar of Texas, Real Estate, Probate and Trust SectionN/A2001 - Present
State Bar of TexasN/A1994 - Present
American Bar AssociationN/AN/A
Publication nameTitleDate
University of Tulsa Law JournalMilitary Judges, One Appointment or Two1994
University of Tulsa Law JournalHealth Care Workers Duty to Disclose HIV Status1993
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Tulsa College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1994
Lamar UniversityN/ABS1988
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Jefferson County Bar AssociationAggregate Litigation & Settlements2015
The Probate Process from Start to FinishIntestate Succession in Probate2014
Probate Process from Start to FinishManaging the Inventory and Creditors Effectively2014
Probate Process from Start to FinishAdministering the Estate Effectively2014
Jefferson County Bar Association Family Law CLEInventory2011
Edgar, Kiker & Cross Lunch and LearnBusiness Succession Planning2008
Farmers Insurance Lunch and LearnEstate Planning Considerations2006
Church On The Rock Children's MinistryRisk Management for Churches2004
SETALA CLEPost Settlement Activities2002