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Earl Glenn Thames Jr

Earl Glenn Thames Jr

AV Rated Attorney with over 25 years experience
  • Estate Planning, Probate, Elder Law...
  • Eastern District of Texas, Northern District of Texas, Texas, Western District of Texas
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Summary

I help people and businesses solve legal problems and plan for the future. My clients range from individuals who have never used a lawyer to banks and multi-national corporations. I provide honest, straight forward advice and solutions that are designed to accomplish your goals, protect your assets, avoid disputes, and save you time, money, and headaches. So, if you need to plan your own estate, need help handling the estate or affairs of a family member, or have a legal issue impacting your business, give me a call. In addition to myself, my firm has lawyers who specialize in real estate, oil and gas, labor and employment law, and trial work.

Education
Baylor Law School
J.D., cum laude (1992)
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Honors: Recipient of numerous awards for academic achievement in law school including the Judge Hunter D. Barrow Award, the NationsBank of Waco Estate Planning and Trusts Award, the Loy M. Simpkins Memorial Award, the Fort Worth Real Estate Council Award, the George C. and Albina Kacir Memorial Award, and five AmJur Awards
Activities: Baylor Law Review, Research & Topics Editor, 1992; Baylor Law Review, Notes & Comments Editor, 1991; Research Assistant to Professor Tom Featherston (Estate Planning and Probate)
University of Arkansas - Little Rock
B.S. (1989) | Accounting
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Honors: Dean's List; Beta Alpha Psi Honor Society
Activities: Golf Team; Sigma Phi Epsilon
Professional Experience
Managing Shareholder
Potter Minton
- Current
Law Clerk to Hon. Wm. M. Steger
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Texas
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Speaking Engagements
So You've Been Sued in the Eastern District of Texas, What Now?: Litigation Advice from Attorneys with Patent Litigation Experience in the Eastern District of Texas, Midwest Intellectual Property Summit, Indianapolis, IN
Indiana Continuing Legal Education Forum
Preparing a Patent Case for Trial: The Last Four Weeks, 9th Annual Advanced Patent Litigation Conference, Albuquerque, NM
State Bar of Texas
Correlating Mock Juries, Shadow Juries, and the Ones That Matter, 11th Annual Advanced Patent Litigation Conference, Irving, TX
State Bar of Texas
Picking the Battle Field - Trends in Motions to Transfer Out of the Eastern District of Texas, 12th Annual Advanced Patent Litigation Conference, San Antonio, TX
State Bar of Texas
Trial Strategies and Litigation Tactics, 13th Annual Advanced Patent Litigation Conference, HorseshoeBay, TX
State Bar of Texas
TC Heartland's Effect on the Busiest Patent Venues, Colorado Bar Association, IP Section Luncheon, Denver, CO
Colorado Bar Association
Certifications
Mediation
State Bar of Texas
Awards
Top Rated IP Lawyer
National Law Journal
AV Preeminent
Martindale-Hubbell
Professional Associations
Federal Circuit Bar Association
Member
Current
Bar Association of the Fifth Federal Circuit
Member
Current
Texas Bar Foundation
Life Fellow
Current
Smith County Bar Association
Member
Current
AIPLA
Member
Current
Association of Former Law Clerks, Eastern District of Texas
Member
Current
T. John Ward American Inn of Court
Founding Member
- Current
Eastern District of Texas Bar Association
Member
- Current
State Bar of Texas # 00785097
Member
- Current
Baylor Law Alumni Association
Member
- Current
Baylor Law Review Alumni Association
Member
- Current
Eastern District of Texas Bar Association
Immediate Past President
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Eastern District of Texas Bar Association
President
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Eastern District of Texas Bar Association
President-Elect
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Eastern District of Texas Bar Association
Secretary-Treasurer
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Eastern District of Texas Bar Association
Director
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Eastern District of Texas
Northern District of Texas
Texas
Western District of Texas
5th Circuit
Federal Circuit
U.S. Supreme Court
Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Practice Areas
  • Estate Planning
  • Probate
  • Elder Law
  • Appeals & Appellate
  • Business Law
  • Intellectual Property
  • Personal Injury
  • Antitrust Law
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Social Media
Websites & Blogs
Website
Firm Website
Website
LinkedIn
Contact & Map
Potter Minton - Tyler (Main Office)
110 N. College, Suite 500
Tyler, TX 75702
USA
Telephone: (903) 597-8311
Potter Minton - Marshall (By Appointment Only)
201 S. Lafayette Street
Marshall, TX 75670
USA
Telephone: (903) 597-8311