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Thomas P. Prehoditch

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Practice Areas:

  • Professional Malpractice
  • Legal Malpractice
  • Conflicts of Interest and Fiduciary Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation

Education

  • Texas Wesleyan University School of Law, Fort Worth, Texas
    • J.D. - 1991
  • University of Texas at Arlington
    • B.A. - 1973
    • Major: Government
  • University of Oregon
    • M.A. - 1977
    • Major: Political Science
  • University of Oregon
    • Ph.D. - 1985
    • Major: Political Science

Bar Admission

  • Texas, 1991
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas

Published Works

  • "Breach-of-Fiduciary-Duty Claims Against Lawyers on the Rise," Texas Lawyer, February 13, 2006
  • "Legal Malpractice Against the Big Dogs", (with Paul Knisely), Texas Trial Lawyers Association, Staying in the Forefront Seminar, Santa Fe, New Mexico, June 1, 2002
  • "The Voting Rights Act and Judicial Selection Litigation: An Evaluation of Remedial Options," The Review of Litigation 3, Summer 1992

Representative Cases

  • Vinson & Elkins v. Moran, 946 S.W.2d 381 (Tex. App.--Houston 14th Dist., 1997, writ dism'd by agrmt)
  • Burnap v. Linnartz, 914 S.W.2d 142 (Tex.App.--San Antonio, 1995, writ denied)
  • Burnap v. Linnartz, 38 S.W.3d 612 (Tex. App.-San Antonio, 2000, writ dism'd by agrmt.)
  • In re Legal Econometrics, 191 B.R. 331, 344-45, 348 (Bankr. N.D. Texas 1995), affirmed in part, remanded in part, modified in part, 1997 WL 560617 (N.D. Tex. 1997), affirmed after remand, 1999 WL 304564 (N.D. Tex. 1999), appeal dism'd by agr.

Honors

  • AV Preeminent in Martindale-Hubbell's Peer Review ratings for lawyers in the United States

Classes & Seminars

  • Frequent lecturer on Summary Judgment Practice in Texas, University of Texas School of Law, Trial Advocacy Class, 1995-2005
  • Assistant Professor of Political Science, University of Texas at Arlington, 1983 to 1988
  • Lecturer and Instructor of Political Science, University of Oregon, 1975 to 1982

Pro-Bono Activities

  • Texas Bar Foundation, Life Fellow

Past Positions

  • Knisely & Prehoditch, P.C., 1997
  • Spivey, Grigg, Kelly & Knisely, P.C., 1989 to 1997

Professional Associations

  • State Bar of Texas
  • Austin Bar Association
  • Robert Calvert, Austin American Inns of Court, 1992-1996 and 2000-2003

Current Employment Position

  • Of Counsel, 2017