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Law Office: Mr. Dale Jefferson

Mr. Jefferson is a nationally recognized trial lawyer with extensive experience in complex commercial, professional malpractice, insurance, employment and tort litigation and regularly tries cases as lead counsel in district, county and probate court as well as arbitration. Mr. Jefferson has tried to verdict cases in four different states. He also provides outside general counsel services to a variety of leading business entities and law firms. In the courtroom, he has handled some of the highest profile lawsuits in Texas. Mr. Jefferson has appeared on numerous national television broadcasts, including CNN, Dateline, Good Morning America and the Oprah Winfrey Show. His strengths involve fiduciary litigation,…
Mr. Jefferson is a nationally recognized trial lawyer with extensive experience in complex commercial, professional malpractice, insurance, employment and tort litigation and regularly tries cases as lead counsel in district, county and probate court as well as arbitration. Mr. Jefferson has tried to verdict cases in four different states. He also provides outside general counsel services to a variety of leading business entities and law firms. In the courtroom, he has handled some of the highest profile lawsuits in Texas. Mr. Jefferson has appeared on numerous national television broadcasts, including CNN, Dateline, Good Morning America and the Oprah Winfrey Show. His strengths involve fiduciary litigation, the law of lawyering, insurance law, and coverage issues involving technology, copyright, intellectual property, and the media, employment law, tort law and real estate and construction law. In 2008, Mr. Jefferson was elected into membership in the American Board of Trial Advocates, an organization that certifies only experienced first-chair jury trial attorneys into membership.

Honors & Awards

Elected Member of the American Board of Trial Advocates

Named to the Texas Super Lawyers list by Super Lawyers , a Thomson Reuters business, as featured in Texas Monthly and Texas Super Lawyers magazines (2004-2018)

Best Lawyers in America Commercial Litigation, 2015 - 2018

South Texas College of Law Distinguished Alumni Recipient, 2011

Outstanding Lawyers of America

Adjunct Professor South Texas College of Law, 1987 - 2003

News

•The John M. O'Quinn Estate and Foundation Announce Lawsuit Settlement

January 5, 2012

•Effort to stop O’Quinn car sale denied

August 9, 2010

•J.R. Smith Lawsuit Called Off After Nuggets Guard Delivers Money In Houston

January 27, 2010

•Former ambassador Arthur Schechter prevails in his court case, wins more than $3.5 million

May 14, 2008

•Court upholds will of King Ranch heir

July 13, 2007

•DNA test finds Bush kin not child's father

April 9, 2004

Publications

Mr. Jefferson has been a much sought after CLE speaker for over a decade. Mr. Jefferson has written articles and delivered speeches at seminars across Texas and in other states on a variety of legal topics. His articles cover the spectrum of civil litigation issues, including legal malpractice, insurance coverage, trial and litigation skills and tactics, employment, media, real estate and tort issues. Starting in 2006, Mr. Jefferson was invited to be part of the faculty for the Texas College for Judicial Studies, the advanced legal education course for Texas Judges. Mr. Jefferson has also been accredited by the Texas Real Estate Commission as a certified continuing education instructor for real estate professionals. Mr. Jefferson also served as an adjunct professor of appellate advocacy at South Texas College of Law where he coached 12 national championship teams in his 17 years of teaching.

Martin, Disiere, Jefferson & Wisdom, L.L.P.

Practise Areas

  • Lawyering for Lawyers
  • Advertising Liability and Personal Injury
  • Appellate Assistance
  • Arbitration and Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Bad Faith Litigation
  • Business Torts
  • Class Actions
  • Class Actions and Mass Torts
  • Class and Collective Actions
  • Commercial General Liability
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Construction Litigation
  • Corporate, Partner lawyership, and Securities Litigation
  • Counseling on Tilley Conflicts
  • Coverage Analysis and Advice
  • Directors' and Officers Liability
  • E&O Coverage Problems
  • Employment Contracts
  • Ethics Opinions
  • Fee Disputes
  • Hurricane Litigation
  • Insurance Coverage and Bad Faith Litigation
  • Intellectual Property Litigation/Media Rights
  • Labor and Employment
  • Law Firm Employment Claims
  • Partner lawyership Disputes
  • Personal Injury Litigation (Products and Premises Liability)
  • Probate and Fiduciary Litigation
  • Professional Liability
  • Professional Liability (Accountants / Architects / Engineers)
  • Professional Liability Claims
  • Real Estate Litigation
  • Tort, Energy and Commercial Litigation

Other Details

Law Firm Position

Partner lawyer

Admission Info

Admitted in U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit
1988, U.S. District Court, Northern, Southern, Eastern and Western Districts of Texas
1987, Texas

Start at the Faculty of Law
South Texas College of Law

Class of 1986
J.D.

University Attended

Houston Baptist University
Class of 1983
B.A.
with honors

Birth Date and City

Born in 1960
Houston, Texas, July 16, 1960

Associations & Memberships

Professional Affiliations

State Bar of Texas (Litigation, Probate Intellectual Property and Insurance sections)

Houston Bar Association

American Bar Association

Bar Association of the Fifth Federal Circuit


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Niels Esperson Building808 Travis Street, 20th Floor
Houston, TX  77002
U.S.A.
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Niels Esperson Building808 Travis Street, 20th Floor
Houston, TX  77002
U.S.A.


Opening Hours


  • Monday 08:00 AM - 05:00 PM
  • Tuesday 08:00 AM - 05:00 PM
  • Wednesday 08:00 AM - 05:00 PM
  • Thursday 08:00 AM - 05:00 PM
  • Friday 08:00 AM - 05:00 PM

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