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How Frels & Duke, a Texas professional corporation, is a law firm dedicated to the proposition of providing high quality legal services to both individuals and small to mid-size business clients. The firm was founded in 1989 by a group of attorneys with wide and diverse experience in the Dallas legal community, from members and partners in large prestigious firms, to attorneys with a background at smaller, boutique firms.  All of the firm’s founding principals came to the conclusion that many clients were dissatisfied with a traditional attorney/client relationship with large firms wherein the initial contacts are handled by highly qualified, skilled senior partners, but after a relatively short period of time, the client finds his interactions limited to relatively inexperienced junior-level associates.

All of the firm’s principals are experienced attorneys who understand that their clients choose to remain with the firm because of our ability to deliver personalized legal services, and because our clients can be assured that all material aspects of their matter, whether closings, trials, hearings, or depositions, will be handled by the same experienced attorney that first caused the client to retain the firm.

The firm strives to provide clients with the highest quality, goal-oriented legal services possible, all at reasonable cost. The firm prides itself on conducting its clients’ business upon budgets appropriate to the clients’ wishes and the requirements of the task at hand. The firm’s attorneys have successfully maintained client relationships that have bridged entire generations, both since the formation of the firm and before.

The firm’s representative clients include individuals, small banks (less than $500,000,000 in assets), manufacturing businesses, retail and wholesale distributors, restaurant entrepreneurs and operators, and all phases of the real estate and construction industries. The firm handles matters throughout the Dallas/Fort-Worth metropolitan area and elsewhere as needed, and our clients come from Texas, the nation, and beyond. The firm provides legal services in the areas of litigation in all courts, mediation, arbitration, and transaction assistance in all areas of the firm’s practice.

The principals of the firm have specialized knowledge of a variety of practice areas, to include a variety of litigation practices, real estate, corporate, business, insurance, banking, and oil and gas. Further, the principals in the firm have wide experience in the field of alternative dispute resolution, including both mediation and binding arbitration.

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