Dale E. Butler
dbutler@butlerlegal.com

EDUCATION

  • University of Denver College of Law - Denver, Colorado (1994)
  • Abilene Christian University - Abilene, Texas (BA in Human Communications - 1985

BAR ADMISSIONS

  • Texas - 1995; Colorado - 1994; All Federal District Courts in the State of Texas; U.S. Supreme Court

AWARDS

  • The Best Lawyers in America® 2010-2018: Construction Law
  • The Best Lawyers in America® 2012-2018: Litigation - Construction
  • The Best Law Firms in America® 2016: Construction
  • Texas Super Lawyers 2011-2017,  Construction Law, Construction Litigation
  • Texas Super Lawyers 2013, Business Litigation
  • Tarrant County's Top Attorneys, Fort Worth, Texas 2011-2012

CERTIFICATIONS

  • LEED Accredited Professional®

PUBLICATIONS/PRESENTATIONS

  • November 2017, Presenter: Protecting the Owner and the Project - Insurance and Bonding Issues in Construction; Halfmoon Education Construction Law Seminar
  • September 2010, Co-Presenter: Liability and Litigation Issues Arising from Green Building and LEED Certification; University of Texas School of Law's 2010 Construction Law Conference
  • August 2006, Presenter: Condominium Defect Litigation; State Bar of Texas 2006 Advanced Real Estate Law Course
  • February 2006, Co-Author: Condominium Defect Litigation: Now You've Built It, Will They Sue?; Prepared for the State Bar of Texas 2006 Advanced Real Estate Law Course
  • September 2005 - Co-Author: Pitfalls in High-Rise Development: Anticipating and Minimizing Risk; Co-presenter at the 2005 Residential Development and Construction Law Conference sponsored by the UT Law School
  • Contributing Author - Economic Loss Doctrine Monograph, 1996 ABA Publication, which addressed the status of the Economic Loss Doctrine in Construction Litigation in the United States.

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

  • Member of the State Bar of Texas Construction Law Section, and local bar associations
  • Member of the American Bar Association Forum on Construction Law and Construction Litigation Committee
  • Former President, Flower Mound Bar Association, 2011 - 2013

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

  • 2013 - 2016 - Board of Directors, Pregnancy Help 4 You - Keller, Texas
  • 2010 - 2012 - Board of Directors, Southern Denton County Neighbor To Neighbor - Lewisville, Texas
  • 1999-2005 - Board of Directors, Christian Services - Dallas, Texas
  • 1997-2003 - Board of Directors, Lewisville Christian School - Lewisville, Texas