Dawn Estes Earns D Magazine Hall of Fame Status

Most people have to wait until the end of an illustrious career to even be considered for Hall of Fame status. But Dawn Estes never has been – likely never will be – like most people. And indeed, she has proven that true once again by being named to D Magazine’s “Best” Hall of Fame. […]

Abby Ewing – Fostering Love

Not all superheroes wear capes, nor do they all perform superhuman feats of strength that leave the masses singing their praises.  No, for some – including Estes Thorne Ewing & Payne name partner Abby Ewing – their superpower is love and compassion.   Origin Story    To fully appreciate our heroes, we need to know their […]

Estes Thorne Ewing & Payne Trio Honored Among Top Family Law Attorneys

It unquestionably requires a unique skill set to be a successful family lawyer – and we’ve always felt that three of the very best are right here at Estes Thorne Ewing & Payne. Now Lawdragon has made it official.     Jessica Thorne, Abby Ewing and Stephanie Matherne have been selected to the 2024 Lawdragon 500 Leading […]

Estes Thorne Ewing & Payne Attorneys Garner 2023 Texas Super Lawyers Honors

You might notice a little something extra in our step today. In fact, you might even say we’re an office of lawyers who are feeling Super!   What is at the root of the excitement? It is the announcement that six of our attorneys – Dawn Estes, Jessica Thorne, Abby Ewing, Carol Payne, Lori Carr and […]

Lawdragon 500 Leading Litigators Include Four from Estes Thorne Ewing & Payne

In sports, the best defense is said to be a good offense. But in the courtroom, the best defense unquestionably centers on an exceptional defense attorney.   According to Lawdragon 500, Estes Thorne is home to four of the best in the country. “The pride of Litigation Nation.” (Take our word for it, that really is […]

Total of 10 Estes Thorne Attorneys Earn Best Lawyers in America Recognition

There is really only one thing to say when 10 members of your firm are honored by The Best Lawyers in America – including two who also earned the mantel of “Lawyer of the Year.”  Wow!  We are especially proud of name partners Dawn Estes and Carol Payne who were selected as Lawyers of the […]

Stephanie Matherne, Kim Winnubst Become Latest Estes Thorne Ewing & Payne Lawdragons

Over the past several years a number of our partners have been honored in various Lawdragon legal guides for their outstanding work. We are extremely proud to be adding two more Estes Thorne Ewing & Payne attorneys to that formidable group.  Family law attorney Stephanie Matherne and commercial litigator Kim Winnubst were selected to the […]

Estes Thorne & Carr Adds Commercial Litigation, Family Law Attorneys

Kerri Panchuk, Shmyla Alam join respected Dallas litigation boutique  DALLAS – Commercial litigator Kerri Panchuk and family law attorney Shmyla Alam have joined the Dallas firm Estes Thorne & Carr PLLC.  “Kerri and Shmyla are exceptional attorneys with a proven commitment to client service and finding the best possible solutions for unique situations,” said Dawn Estes. “They […]