Dale E. Butler

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Construction Litigation Attorney in Flower Mound, TX

Butler Law Firm, PC
 | 6021 Morriss Road, Suite 113
Flower Mound, TX 75028
Phone: 972-355-6600
Fax: 972-534-1336
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2011 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1995
Practice Areas:
  • Construction Litigation: Business (80%),
  • Business Litigation (10%),
  • Real Estate: Business (10%)
Attorney Profile

Dale E. Butler is the founder of the Butler Law Firm, PC, where he divides his practice among construction law, commercial litigation and landlord-tenant disputes. Located in Flower Mound, Texas, he provides representation to individual and business clients throughout the state. Certified as a specialist in construction law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization and a LEED Accredited Professional, Mr. Butler is admitted to practice before all Texas and Colorado state courts. He is also admitted to practice before several federal courts, including the U.S. District Courts for the Northern, Eastern, Southern and Western Districts of Texas and the Supreme Court of the United States.

In his construction law practice, Mr. Butler prepares and reviews design and construction contracts and helps to resolve any ensuing disputes, both in court and through arbitration and mediation. The projects that he has worked on have included condominium complexes, multifamily housing and public works. A highly regarded civil trial attorney, Mr. Butler's litigation experience has also encompassed debt collection, product liability claims and other commercial matters. Highly regarded by his fellow professionals for his successful track record in all of these areas, he has been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America for several consecutive years.

Majoring in human communications, Mr. Butler attended Abilene Christian University as an undergraduate and received a Bachelor of Arts in 1985. He then eventually decided to obtain a legal education and enrolled at the University of Denver's Sturm College of Law. After being awarded his Juris Doctor in 1994, he joined a national law firm, and he spent several years there before founding the Butler Law Firm, PC. Mr. Butler's professional memberships include the Construction Law Section of the State Bar of Texas.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Construction Litigation (80%): Construction Defects

Business Litigation (10%)

Real Estate (10%): Landlord/Tenant

Focus Areas

Construction Defects, Landlord/Tenant

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 9 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2011 - 2019

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About Dale Butler

Admitted: 1995, Texas

Professional Webpage: https://www.butlerlegal.com/dale-butler/

Honors/Awards:

  • Texas Super Lawyers, Business Litigation, 2013
  • Tarrant County’s Top Attorneys, Fort Worth, Texas, 2011 - 2012
  • Dale Butler was selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2012 in the field of construction law., The Best Lawyers in America, 2012, The Best Lawyers in America, 2012
  • Texas Super Lawyers, Construction Law, Construction Litigation, 2011 - 2018
  • Dale Butler was selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2015 in the field of Litigation - Construction, The Best Lawyers in America, 2015
  • Dale Butler was selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2010 in the field of construction law., The Best Lawyers in America, Woodward/White, Inc., 2010
  • Dale Butler was selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2013 in the field of construction law., The Best Lawyers in America, 2013, The Best Lawyers in America, 2013, 2013
  • Dale Butler was selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2016 in the field of Litigation - Construction, The Best Lawyers in America, 2016
  • Dale Butler was selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2011 in the field of construction law., The Best Lawyers in America, 2011
  • Dale Butler was selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2014 in the field of Litigation - Construction, The Best Lawyers in America, 2014
  • Dale Butler was selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2017 in the field of Construction Law and Litigation - Construction, The Best Lawyers in America, 2017

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Board Certified - Construction Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization, 2017
  • Dale Butler was certified as a LEED Accredited Professional by the United States Green Building Council., 2009

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • Former President, Flower Mound Bar Association, 2011 - 2013
  • Member, American Bar Association Forum on Construction Law and Construction Litigation Committee
  • Member, State Bar of Texas Construction Law Section, and Local Bar Associations
  • All Federal District Courts in the State of Texas
  • Colorado, 1994
  • Texas, 1995
  • ABA Construction Law Forum, Technology Committee, 2013

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Board of Directors, Lewisville Christian School – Lewisville, Texas, 1997 - 2003
  • Board of Directors, Christian Services – Dallas, Texas, 1999 - 2005
  • Board of Directors, Southern Denton County Neighbor To Neighbor – Lewisville, Texas, 2010 - 2012
  • Board of Directors, Pregnancy Help 4 You – Keller, Texas, 2013 - 2016

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Presentation on construction defect litigation related to condominiums., Presenter, Condominium Defect Litigation, Advanced Real Estate Law Course 2006 Sponsored By Texas Bar CLE, 2006
  • Contributing Author – Economic Loss Doctrine Monograph, 1996 ABA Publication, which addressed the status of the Economic Loss Doctrine in Construction Litigation in the United States
  • November 2017, Presenter: Protecting the Owner and the Project – Insurance and Bonding Issues in Construction; Halfmoon Education Construction Law Seminar
  • Co-authored paper on construction defect litigation involving condominiums., Co-Author, Condominium Defect Litigation: Now You've Built It; Will They Sue?, Prepared For 2006 State Bar Of Texas Advance Real Estate Law Course, 2006
  • Co-authored paper related to the risks involved in high-rise development., Co-Author, Pitfalls in High-Rise Development: Anticipating and Minimizing Risk, 2005 Residential Development And Construction Law Conference Sponsored By The UT Law School, 2005
  • Co-presenter at UT Law School seminar on managing risks in high-rise development., Co-Presenter, Pitfalls in High-Rise Development: Anticipating and Minimizing Risk, 2005 Residential Development And Construction Law Conference Sponsored By The UT Law School, 2005
  • September 2010 – Co-Presenter –Liability and Litigation Issues Arising from Green Building and LEED Certification; University of Texas School of Law’s 2010 Construction Law Conference, 2010
  • Co-chair of the University of Texas School of Law’s 2012 Construction Law Conference, Co-chair, 2012
  • November 2017 - Presentor - Protecting the Owner and the Project: Insurance and Bonding Issues in Construction; HalfMoon Education Seminar on Construction Law, 2017

Educational Background:

  • Abilene Christian University, B.A., Human Communications, 1985

Industry Groups

  • Construction
Office Location for Dale E. Butler

6021 Morriss Road
Suite 113
Flower Mound, TX 75028

Phone: 972-355-6600

Fax: 972-534-1336

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Last Updated: 4/22/2019

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