Dallas, TX (October 12, 2020) — Cowles Thompson is pleased to announce the recent elevation of attorney Claire E. James to Shareholder status. Claire has built a strong career across two main areas: Commercial Litigation and Family Law.
Claire James – In her commercial litigation practice, Claire focuses on representing small businesses and their owners. She regularly represents clients in disputes involving business dissolutions, breach of contract actions, collection matters, landlord-tenant issues, and construction litigation. She also has experience representing clients in arbitration – having defended multiple businesses in complex contract arbitrations.
Almost fifty-percent of Claire’s practice is devoted to family law, including divorce, division of property, child custody, child support, and post-divorce modification as well as enforcement and contempt actions, and issues related to same-sex marriage and relationship dissolution. She is a former Child Protective Services worker – which lends to her ability to handle cases that involve child safety issues, family violence, and other disputed custody matters. Claire was recently named to the Best Lawyers in America® 2021 list of “Ones to Watch.”
Cowles Thompson, LLC is a full-service law firm with offices in Dallas and Plano, Texas. Established in 1978, the firm has long served the Dallas-Fort Worth region, Texas, and the nation. Cowles Thompson attorneys strive to provide effective, creative, efficient solutions for their clients’ most complex problems, including critical litigation and appeals, employment, business formation and transactions, creditor’s rights and family law.
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