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 […]

GET TO KNOW KIM WINNUBST

As the Curtain Rises, So Goes Kim Winnubst Scene I … Kim Winnubst enrolls at Southern Methodist University’s Dedman School of Law in 2009, focused on her dream of becoming a lawyer. The personable (dare we say “bubbly”) young woman has been cautioned about the rigors of law school, acquiescing to the repeated advice against […]

ESTES THORNE & CARR TRIO EARN BEST IN DALLAS HONORS

Dallas is unquestionably home to one of the top legal communities in the state, if not the country. And while we don’t like to brag, Estes Thorne & Carr can boast of having three of the area’s best in our ranks. Combining the diverse experience of Big Law with the uniquely personal approach that is […]

STEPHANIE MATHERNE AGAIN RECOGNIZED AMONG STATE’S TOP YOUNG LAWYERS

If the first three months are any indication, 2023 is shaping up to be a banner year for Stephanie Matherne. We started the year celebrating her promotion to partner. Now even more congratulations are due as she has earned her fourth consecutive selection to the Texas Rising Stars legal guide to the leading young attorneys […]

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 […]