Paul F. Wieneskie brings over three decades of practice experience to Bailey & Galyen, with a focus on civil appellate work, municipal law, economic development issues, and land use and planning. He is board-certified in civil appellate law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization, an honor accorded to only one in every ten lawyers in the state of Texas.
A native of Commerce and Temple, Texas, Paul earned his bachelor’s degree from Baylor University in 1980, and his Juris Doctor from the Law School at Baylor in 1982. After being admitted to the Texas bar later that year, he went to work for the Twelfth Court of Appeals in Tyler, Texas, serving as briefing attorney for the Honorable Connally McKay.
A year later, he joined the partnership of Cribbs & McFarland, in Arlington, where he became a partner. During his tenure at Cribbs & McFarland, he served as the Associate City Attorney for Euless, Texas, as well as the City Attorney for Richland Hills from 1987 until 1999. He left Cribbs & McFarland in 2006 to open his own practice.
Paul has long been an active member of various professional organizations, serving as a director of the Arlington Bar Association, as well as its president (1993-94). He is also a member of the Appellate Law sections of the Tarrant County Bar Association, and the State Bar of Texas.
Paul has extensive experience handling all matters related to civil appeals, and has successfully represented clients in appellate cases involving real estate law, family law and divorce, and personal injury claims, as well as business or fiduciary (estate and probate) cases. Though he is admitted to the federal bar, he focuses his appellate practice in the state courts.
- Baylor University School of Law, Waco, Texas
- Baylor University
- Texas, 1982
- U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit
- U.S. Supreme Court, 1990
- U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit, 2013
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