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Wayne Windle

EL PASO, TEXAS

Phone 915-545-4901Wayne Windle JSS_1245

Fax 915-545-4911

Email: windle@windlehood.com

TRIAL EXPERIENCE

  • In 2009 honored as Texas Trial Lawyer of the Year–Selected by the Texas Chapters of the American Board of Trial Advocates.
  • In 1961 began practicing law in El Paso with the firm of Andress, Lipscomb, Peticolas & Fisk.
  • In 1962 took a leave of absence from that firm and worked as a Law Clerk for US District Court Judge R. E. Thomason.
  • Between 1963 and the present tried or argued cases before the following Federal Courts:
  • US Supreme Court
  • Fifth Circuit US Court of Appeals
  • US Tax Court
  • US District Court, Southern District of Texas
  • US District Court Southern District of California

TRIED OR ARGUED CASES BEFORE THE FOLLOWING STATE COURTS:

  • Texas Supreme Court
  • The El Paso Court of Appeals
  • County and District Courts of El Paso, Hudspeth, and Culberson Counties

CLIENTS

  • For over 46 years represented individuals, businesses and insurance companies in all types of civil litigation.
  • Work with many of the largest and best known insurance companies in the world to defend them and their insureds in various types of litigation.
  • Represent the cities of El Paso, Anthony, Socorro, Horizon, Van Horn in numerous types of cases including employment matters and vehicle accidents.

OTHER ACTIVITIES

  • Instructor for Masters in Trial Seminars for American Board of Trial Advocates
  • Gave final argument for defense in Santa Fe, New Mexico, Hot Springs, Arkansas, Dallas, Texas, and in El Paso, Texas in 1998
  • Elected to the State Board of Education in 1978, 1980, 1982, and 1984

AREAS OF PRACTICE:

  • Personal Injury and Death Cases of all types
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Products Liability Law
  • Insurance Law
  • Insurance Bad Faith Litigation
  • Worker’s Compensation Litigation
  • Breach of Contract Cases
  • Wills and Estate Litigation
  • Texas Deceptive Trade Practice Act Litigation
  • Construction Cases
  • Nursing Home Litigation
  • Employment Law
  • Fraud Cases
  • Zoning Cases
  • Professional Malpractice Litigation (doctor defense)
  • Professional Malpractice Litigation (lawyer defense)
  • Professional Malpractice Litigation (accountant defense)
  • Professional Malpractice Litigation (architects defense)
  • Professional Malpractice Litigation (podiatrist defense)
  • Civil Rights

LITIGATION PERCENTAGE:

100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

BAR ADMISSIONS:

  • Texas, 1961
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Texas, 1961
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of California, 1972
  • U.S. Federal Courts, 1962
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1965
  • U.S. Tax Court, 1972

EDUCATION:

  • The University of Texas School of Law, Austin, Texas, 1961 LL.B., Bachelor of Law
  • University of Texas, Austin, Texas, 1958 B.B.A., Bachelor of Business Administration

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS AND MEMBERSHIPS:

  • El Paso Bar Association – Past President
  • Texas Chapter of American Board of Trial Advocates – Past President
  • El Paso Young Lawyers – Past President
  • El Paso Trial Lawyers Association – Past President
  • Texas Board of Trial Advocates – Past President
  • American Board of Trial Advocates
  • Recognized as a Diplomate (having tried over 100 cases to conclusion)

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