‘Attorney Spotlight’ Category

Peter Kraus Named on 2017 Texas “Super Lawyers” List

Peter Kraus Has Once Again Been Named on 2017 Texas “Super Lawyers” List in Texas Monthly Magazine

Peter Kraus, founding and managing partner of Waters & Kraus, LLP, has been named for inclusion on the 2017 Texas “Super Lawyers” list featured in Texas Monthly Magazine. This honor recognizes Mr. Kraus as being within the top five percent of lawyers in Texas for his practice...

Waters and Kraus Each Named to Best Lawyers in Dallas 2017

Andy Waters and Peter Kraus Each Named to Best Lawyers in Dallas 2017

Andy Waters and Peter Kraus Have Each Been Named to D Magazine’s Best Lawyers in Dallas 2017

Both C. Andrew Waters and Peter Kraus, founders of Waters & Kraus, LLP, have been selected to appear on D Magazine’s Best Lawyers in Dallas 2017. This list represents the top 4% of the approximate 19,000 lawyers in Dallas and Collin counties, according to statistics from the State Bar...

Gary Paul Receives Distinguished Service Award

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Gary Paul, a Partner at Waters Kraus & Paul, Receives the Distinguished Service Award for his Contributions to AAJ’s Efforts to Preserve Access to the Courts

The American Association for Justice (“AAJ”) is a national plaintiffs’ lawyer association that strives to promote a fair and effective justice system. The AAJ was formed over 70 years ago, and is the world’s largest...

Peter Kraus Recognized with Above and Beyond Award

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Peter Kraus received the Above and Beyond Award from the AAJ for his Exceptional Contributions to the Organization

Peter Kraus, a founding and managing partner of Waters & Kraus, LLP, received the Above and Beyond Award at the American Association for Justice (“AAJ”) annual summer conference. The award was presented during the Leadership Luncheon on July 23, 2017. The AAJ,...

Gibbs Henderson Named a Top 40 Under 40 Trial Lawyer in Texas

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The National Trial Lawyers welcomes Waters Kraus & Paul partner to its exclusive organization for elite young trial lawyers.

Waters Kraus & Paul partner Gibbs Henderson has been selected for invitation to membership of The National Trial Lawyers: Top 40 Under 40. According to The National Trial Lawyers, Mr. Henderson is part of an elite group of the top 40 attorneys from the...

Dallas Attorney Patrick J. Wigle Honored by Texas Bar Foundation

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DALLAS – Patrick Wigle, an attorney with Waters & Kraus, LLP, has been elected to membership in the Fellows of the Texas Bar Foundation. Fellows of the Foundation are selected for their outstanding professional achievements and their demonstrated commitment to the improvement of the justice system...

Asbestos Exposure, Mesothelioma Litigation Trends Focus of California Conference

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Co-Chair Michael Armitage: Conference occurs at important time for asbestos-exposure mesothelioma litigation

LOS ANGELES – Top asbestos-exposure litigators from both sides of the bar and judges who have presided over some of the most important recent asbestos-related mesothelioma cancer trials are gathering in Los Angeles to review litigation trends, trial techniques and the science...

Waters Kraus & Paul Partner Wins Leonard Ring Award

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American Association for Justice Honors Gary Paul with One of its Highest Awards for Distinguished Service

LOS ANGELES – July 25, 2016 – Waters Kraus & Paul partner Gary M. Paul has been awarded the prestigious Leonard Ring Champion of Justice Award by the American Association for Justice (AAJ) and presented by AAJ President Larry Tawwater. The award...

Gary Paul Talks to CAOC About Asbestos Naval Case

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Gary Paul, a partner in the Los Angeles office of Waters Kraus & Paul, talks to the Consumer Attorneys of California (CAOC) about the case regarding Davis v. American Standard, et. al. In this 2008 video clip, Gary discusses the challenges of representing the asbestos plaintiffs, like the Davis family, in naval asbestos-mesothelioma case. This video was shown at the CAOC’s Annual...

Waters Kraus & Paul Partner, Paul Lawrence, Speaks Out On Attorney-Client Privilege

Paul Lawrence Explains Fifth Circuit Decision Concerning Mistakenly Disclosed Memo Written By Exxon Mobil In-House Lawyer June 24, 2014 — When Trial News (membership required) recently sought the opinion of experienced legal counsel to explain a ruling by the Fifth Circuit on the attorney-client privilege, the publication turned to Paul Lawrence, a Waters &...

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