Three Partners Named Best in Dallas

D Magazine has issued its annual list of the Best Lawyers in Dallas, and we couldn’t be prouder to see name partners Dawn Estes, Abby Ewing and Carol Payne highlighted among the best of North Texas’ legal community yet again.  The listing recognizes the very best of the North Texas legal community, a fitting description […]

Jennifer Henry – Making and Preserving Memories

Scrapbooking is a way to preserve and document not just life’s milestones but also the more mundane, but still important, everyday events that some might take for granted. And for someone with as many balls in the air as Jennifer Henry, these journals provide a perfect vehicle for documenting her family and extended family’s lives. […]

Three Firm Attorneys Honored as 2024 Texas Rising Stars

There’s a lot of buzz about the upcoming total solar eclipse set to cast its shadow across the state in April. But we are buzzing about our own celestial celebration: our 2024 Texas Super Lawyers Rising Stars.  Shmyla Alam, Stephanie Matherne and David Watson are all included in the 2024 Rising Stars legal guide, which […]

Estes Thorne Ewing & Payne Earns Repeat Chambers Honors

It may seem obvious to say, but not all professional honors are equal. Especially one from the preeminent worldwide legal guide publisher Chambers and Partners, which recognizes the top firms in the Texas legal community.  So, we are beyond excited to have been selected, for a second consecutive year, to the Chambers USA Regional Spotlight […]

Dawn Estes Earns Leading Lawyers Recognition

Dawn Estes has earned more than a few elite professional recognitions over the years. She’s been named a Best Lawyers in America Lawyer of the Year, among D CEO’s Dallas 500 business leaders and a Texas Trial Legend by the Dallas Bar Association. And this year is no different. Dawn is roaring into 2024, with […]

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 […]