‘Attorney Spotlight’ Category

Women In Law Virtual Roundtable Q&A with Leila Mustafa

Leila Mustafa is an attorney based in the Waters Kraus & Paul Dallas office. She was awarded her Juris Doctor degree from SMU Dedman School of Law after completing her bachelor’s in journalism and psychology. She is a member of the American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee, which seeks to defend civil rights for all people and promote civic participation. Leila’s practice...

Women In Law Virtual Roundtable Q&A with Leslie MacLean

Leslie MacLean joined Waters Kraus & Paul in 2001, became a partner in 2005 and has been the managing partner of our firm’s Dallas office since 2018. Before attending law school, Leslie worked in the Texas Legislature as a legislative assistant and as the committee clerk to the Texas Senate State Affairs Committee. She has taught continuing education courses for lawyers and paralegals...

Honoring Black Women in Law: Black History Month 2021

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In the United States, fewer than 5% of all lawyers are Black, according to a recent study conducted by Law360. An even smaller percentage of this group are Black women lawyers — a startling statistic given the historical legacy left by many women legal trailblazers of color. This year, in observance of Black History Month, we’re recognizing and celebrating the legacy left by some of the...

Firm Partners Kraus and Paul Named to Best Lawyers® 2021

Waters Kraus & Paul partners Peter Kraus and Gary Paul have both been named to the 2021 Best Lawyers® list. The publication annually recognizes the top 6% of private practicing attorneys in the nation. The honor has been designated to Mr. Kraus for his work in the category of Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs, and Product Liability Litigation – Plaintiffs. At the same time, Mr....

Michael Armitage Receives Top Rated Litigator 2020 Designation

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Water Kraus & Paul partner Michael Armitage has been recognized on the 2020 Top Rated Litigator list by Legal Leader Litigator in Partnership with Martindale-Hubbell™. The ALM Media publication has been evaluating attorneys based on their strong legal ability and ethical standards for more than 130 years. As a firm partner in the Los Angeles office located in El Segundo, California,...

Virginia Super Lawyers 2020 List Names Jonathan George

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Every year, attorneys around the country are selected to a regional Super Lawyers list to recognize their skilled practice and execution of the law. The honorable designation is awarded through an extensive evaluation process which thoroughly examines each recipient. Jonathan George, of counsel to Waters & Kraus, LLP, has been selected for inclusion on the 2020 Virginia Super Lawyers®...

Four Firm Attorneys Recognized on 2020 Texas Rising Stars List

2020 Texas Rising Stars at Waters Kraus & Paul

Waters & Kraus, LLP is honored to announce that Dallas attorneys Caitlyn Silhan, Christopher Johnson, Sam Iola, and Patrick Wigle have all been selected to the 2020 Texas Super Lawyers® Rising Star list.  The lawyer rating service continues to recognize the outstanding work these attorneys do for plaintiffs year after year. The variety of practice areas they have excelled in include...

Peter Kraus to Appear on the 2020 Best Lawyers in Dallas List

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Peter Kraus, a founding and managing partner of Waters & Kraus, LLP has been selected to appear on D Magazine’s Best Lawyers in Dallas 2020 list under the category of tort and product liability. The distinguished honor is accorded to only the top 4% of the nearly 20,000 attorneys residing in Dallas and Collin counties. Peter has represented numerous clients in matters involving toxic...

Attorney Michael Connett and RFK Jr discuss Fluoridation Trial against EPA

Attorney Michael Connett and RFK Jr discuss Fluoridation Trial against EPA

Don’t miss Robert F. Kennedy, Jr.’s enlightening conversation with fluoridation lawsuit attorney, Michael Connett, highlighting some of the more interesting twists and turns in the groundbreaking water fluoridation trial against the EPA.


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Peter Kraus Named to Two 2020 Best Lawyers Lists

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Peter Kraus, a founding and managing partner at Water & Kraus, LLP, has been consistently recognized for his skill in personal injury and product liability litigation on behalf of plaintiffs in the Dallas/Fort Worth area. Most recently, Mr. Kraus has been selected for inclusion in the 2020 edition of Texas’ Best Lawyers listing and has been recognized on the 2020 list of The Best Lawyers...

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