DIVORCE EXPECTATIONS VS. REALITY

Article From D Magazine CHILDREN CAN DECIDE WHICH PARENT THEY WANT TO LIVE WITH. Reality: A judge may consider a child’s wishes, but they are not required to follow them. Even if a child lives primarily with one parent, he or she will still spend time with the other parent and, absent a risk of […]

STEPHANIE MATHERNE, KIM WINNUBST PROMOTED TO PARTNER

People the world over celebrate the new year in various ways—fireworks, black-eyed peas, bonfires, eating 12 grapes at midnight. This year, we prefer to ring in 2023 with two new partners: Stephanie Matherne and Kim Winnubst. Stephanie represents clients in all aspects of family law. Her work in matters of divorce, custody and child support, pre- and postnuptial […]

ESTES THORNE & CARR HONORED BY CHAMBERS USA

Estes Thorne & Carr has earned selection to the inaugural Chambers USA Regional Spotlight: Texas listing. The firm is just one of 16 Dallas-based firms to be honored for its Dispute Resolution work in state and federal trial and appellate courts, as well as assisting with domestic arbitration. “Chambers USA is one of the most respected legal […]

D CEO SAYS DAWN’S KIND OF A BIG DEAL

Dallas is a town filled with movers and shakers: people who make things happen. And we are so proud to see our very own mover and shaker, Dawn Estes, named to D CEO’s Dallas 500 for 2023. Dawn makes things happen for clients: in the courtroom, at the settlement table and everywhere in between. Dawn […]

ESTES THORNE & CARR ADDS TWO ASSOCIATES

If there is anything we love more than announcing a new addition to the Estes Thorne & Carr PLLC team, it is getting to introduce two new attorneys. So, without much further ado, we are proud to welcome associates Ariana S. Boyd and Nathaniel (“Nate”) Johnson.  Ariana has joined our commercial litigation and family law groups, and Nate has […]

ESTES THORNE & CARR REAFFIRMS PLACE AMONG BEST LAW FIRMS

In the past year, our attorneys have garnered a lot of individual superlatives such as Super, Best, Leading, Rising Stars, and Ones to Watch. And even though it wasn’t an official designation, one partner was even labeled a “Rock Star.” While we are proud of each and every one of the honors our attorneys earn, we are even more […]

STEPHANIE MATHERNE, KIMBERLY WINNUBST OFFICIALLY ONES TO WATCH

Estes Thorne & Carr is proud to announce two of our attorneys have been selected to the 2023 Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch legal guide. Stephanie Matherne was honored for her Family Law practice for a third consecutive year, and for her commercial litigation work for a second time. Kimberly Winnubst was selected among the country’s top […]

BEST LAWYERS IN AMERICA: OUR ROOTS ARE SHOWING

As a firm built upon understanding and effectively responding to its clients’ needs, we were pleased to have six of our attorneys, representing nine unique practice areas, selected to the 2023 Best Lawyers in America legal guide. Not only are their individual selections a feather in the collective caps of Dawn Estes, Jessica Thorne, Carol Payne, Abby Ewing, Lori […]

D MAGAZINE SELECTS FOUR ESTES THORNE & CARR LAWYERS AMONG DALLAS’ BEST.

With a shared understanding of what matters most to their clients that enables them to offer a level of representation that anticipates and exceeds expectations, Dawn Estes, Abby Ewing, Linda Moore and Carol Payne have been selected to the 2022 “Best Lawyers in Dallas” listing by D Magazine. Honored for their business/commercial litigation work, Dawn was selected among Dallas’ Best Lawyers for […]