Burdette & Rice Announces Attorney Focused on Will Contests under Texas Law, John Reenan, Has Garnered Prestigious Super Lawyer Designation

May 28, 2015 – Dallas, Texas. Burdette & Rice, a Dallas law firm specializing in Texas will contests, is proud to announce that John Reenan, one of the senior probate litigators at Burdette & Rice, has again been named as a Texas Super Lawyer for 2015 by Thompson Reuters. John is an experienced and savvy trial lawyer who has tried over 22 jury trials with large amounts at stake.

John Reenan - Texas Superlawyer, Texas Will Contests“We are proud of John’s accomplishments,” explained Elliott Burdette, Managing Director of Probate Litigation at Burdette & Rice, of Dallas, Texas. “Designation by Thompson Reuters as a Texas Super Lawyer confirms what we already know: that John is an experienced and savvy trial lawyer who has tried over 22 jury trials with large amounts at stake. Clients keep coming back to John. His judgment and experience, coupled with his lawyering skills, have earned him admiration from his peers as evidenced by his multi-year recognition as a Texas Super Lawyer by Super Lawyers by Thompson Reuters. John’s practice is focused on will contests, protecting inheritances, cases involving breaches of fiduciary duties and contested guardianships.”

To learn more about John Reenan, please click here. There, interested parties can call the firm and/or send an email inquiry if they have interests in areas such as will contests under Texas law, probate, or estate disputes. To view his status on Super Lawyers, please click here.

More on John Reenan, a Texas Estate, Probate, and Will Contest Attorney

John Reenan’s trial practice is founded on thorough and unrelenting preparation and creative problem-solving for clients in trust, estates, probate, real estate, will contests, guardianships, and other civil litigation matters. In his 20 years of practice—including almost 10 years as a trial lawyer at Winstead PC in Dallas, John has represented individuals in hard fought litigation, including will contests and fiduciary disputes in the probate courts as well as numerous matters throughout Texas and in Federal District Courts.

John’s diverse experience includes successfully representing litigants against a claim of a new will by a spouse who had developed PSP; successfully representing a corporation in “bet the company” litigation related to a fatal aircraft accident; creating new law on the subject of disqualification of lawyers who hire opponent company former employees as expert witnesses; representing defendants in hundreds of wrongful death cases in airplane, helicopter, truck and train crashes; successfully litigating numerous cases against the Dallas County Appraisal District; representing a cable company in a multi-million dollar contract dispute with its content provider, and prevailing fully; obtaining a full defense award for a major lender in a multi-million dollar dispute related to Hurricane Ike; and successfully representing a short-line railroad in an attempt by a city to shut it down. John has tried many jury and nonjury cases as first-chair lawyer, and has taken hundreds of depositions.

About Burdette & Rice, PLLC

Burdette & Rice, PLLC is a probate, estate, and guardianship dispute law firm, with lawyers dedicated to listening to their clients, being fully present to them, and advocating their clients’ positions in the simplest and most persuasive way possible. The law firm employs well-respected probate and estate lawyers in Dallas, Texas. Clients come to Burdette & Rice to contest a will in Texas, work on complex estate litigation and disputes, and even to litigate disputes over powers of attorney, guardianship and trustee issues all based on Texas law.

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