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James D. Payne

  • Dallas, TX
  • 5956 Sherry Lane, Suite 1000, Dallas, TX 75225
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About our Dallas, TX: office

Mr. Payne, a fifth generation Texan, is a shareholder in the firm and is the firm’s senior trial attorney. His practice focuses on commercial litigation with an emphasis on cases involving environmentally-impacted properties. Mr. Payne has been the lead attorney for plaintiffs and defendants in hundreds of lawsuits, and he has tried numerous jury, bench and administrative cases to verdict. Mr. Payne has been lead trial counsel in cases filed in Texas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, New Mexico, Kansas, Wyoming, New York, Illinois, and California.

Areas of Practice

· Commercial litigation

· Soil, groundwater and air contamination cases

· CERCLA, RCRA and the Texas Solid Waste Disposal Act

· Environmental citizens’ lawsuits

· Toxic torts including pesticide, chemical, asbestos, silica sand, benzene, and “black mold” exposure

· Construction defect litigation

· Collections

· Landlord/tenant disputes including evictions

Authoring and Presenting

· “Is the Barnett Shale Bound for the Courtroom?” (2010) (prepared with regard to related speaking engagement for executives in the natural gas industry)

· “Home on the Range: Environmental Issues Pertaining to Texas Wind Farms” (2008) (prepared for Wind Law III sponsored by Texas Tech University School of Law, the West Texas Wind Energy Consortium, and the American Wind Energy Association)

· “Texas Mold: The Litigation Gusher That Didn’t Hit,... Yet” (2003) (prepared with regard to related speaking engagement at the 25th Annual Corporate Counsel Institute; also presented at a meeting of the Dallas Chapter of the American Indoor Air Quality Council)

· “Indemnity Agreement Primer” (2003) (prepared with regard to related speaking engagement)

· “Strategic Discovery and the Theory of the Case” (2000) (prepared and presented for Discovery Skills for Legal Staff in Texas Seminar)

· "Drafting Interrogatories & Considerations in Responding to Discovery Requests” (2000) (prepared and presented for Discovery Skills for Legal Staff in Texas Seminar)

· “The Not So New Discovery Rules: An Adventure into the Dark Continent” (1999) (prepared and presented for a continuing legal education course)

Appellate Decisions

· Environmental Conservation Organization v. City of Dallas, No. 07-11247, 2008 WL 5243638 (5th Cir. Dec. 17, 2008)

· Environmental Conservation Organization v. City of Dallas, 529 F.3d 519 (5th Cir. 2008), cert. denied, 129 S.Ct. 418, 172 L.Ed.2d 288 (2008)

· Environmental Conservation Organization v. City of Dallas,, 516 F.Supp.2d 653 (N.D. Tex. 2007)

· Environmental Conservation Organization v. City of Dallas,, No. 3-03-CV-2951-BD, 2007 WL 4165917 (N.D. Tex. Nov. 20, 2007)

· Environmental Conservation Organization v. City of Dallas,, No. 3-03-CV-2951-BD, 2005 WL 1771289 (N.D. Tex. July 26, 2005)

· K-7 Enterprises, L.P. v. Jeswood Oil Co., No. 2-03-312-CV, 2005 WL 182947 (Tex. App.-Fort Worth Jan 27, 2005, no pet.)

To contact Mr. Payne call 214-347-8166.

Office Details

Contact Information:
214-692-0009  Phone
214-347-8166  Phone
www.guidaslavichflores.com
Mailing Address:
5956 Sherry Lane, Suite 1000, Dallas, TX 75225
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    Environmental Litigation, Real Property Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Mediation, Construction Litigation

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