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Scott Griffith and Kimber Davison Named to The Best Lawyers® in America 2020

September 13, 2019

Griffith Davison, P.C., is proud to announce that two members of its leadership team were included in the 2020 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America: Kimberly A. Davison – Real Estate Law, Construction Law Scott Griffith – Construction Law, Litigation – Construction “We are honored to receive this recognition from the team at Best […]

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Griffith Davison Welcomes Attorney Erin Fry

August 12, 2019

Attorney Erin Fry has joined Griffith Davison. Ms. Fry is an attorney and mediator with more than fifteen years of experience. Her practice includes representing clients in construction and real estate disputes. She is licensed to practice law in Texas, Michigan and California. “As Griffith Davison continues to serve our client needs in Texas and […]

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Kimber Davison Named to TEXO Board of Directors

August 8, 2019

Kimber Davison, Managing Shareholder & Vice President for Griffith Davison is appointed to serve on the TEXO Association Board of Directors, the largest commercial contractors association in Texas. The 26-member board of directors work together to establish association policies and strategies. Ms. Davison has spent twenty-five years representing clients in commercial construction and real estate […]

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Elizabeth Walters Joins Griffith Davison

July 31, 2019

Griffith Davison, P.C. is pleased to welcome attorney Elizabeth Walters to the firm. Ms. Walters has more than 30 years of experience assisting international, domestic, and regional companies in the construction industry with a wide variety of legal needs including drafting and negotiating construction contracts, mechanic’s lien law enforcement and litigation, and construction collection litigation. […]

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Keith Heath Named Partner

February 1, 2019

Griffith Davison, P.C. is proud to name Keith Heath one of our partners. Keith has grown up, worked in and lived around the construction industry his entire life, from working for his family’s site-contracting company prior to becoming a lawyer, to representing general contractors, subcontractors, and sureties on construction matters, to obtaining a Board Certification […]

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Griffith Davison, P.C. Named in The Best Law Firms 2019

November 1, 2018

Griffith Davison, P.C. was recently named in U.S. News & World Report’s The Best Law Firms 2019. The firm has been ranked in Metro Tier 2 for Dallas/Fort Worth in Litigation – Construction and Metro Tier 3 for Dallas/Fort Worth in the areas of Construction Law and Real-Estate Law.

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Ian Fullington Named Chair of Dallas Section of Young Construction Lawyers Committee

August 17, 2018

Ian Fullington was recently named the Chairperson of the Dallas Section of the Young Lawyers Construction Committee for the Construction Section of the State Bar of Texas.

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Aaron Capps Named Partner

February 2, 2018

Griffith Davison, P.C. is proud to name Aaron Capps one of our partners. He has recently been recognized as both a Texas Rising Star in Texas Monthly and in the list of Best Lawyers in Dallas Under 40 presented by D Magazine. Aaron has successfully tried multiple cases to jury verdicts and understands what it […]

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Aaron Capps Recognized in Best Lawyers in Dallas Under 40

January 16, 2018

Aaron Capps was recently selected for inclusion in the Best Lawyers Under 40 (2017) listed in the January 2018 issue of D Magazine. Aaron and other attorneys on the Best Lawyers list were nominated by their peers, then evaluated by a panel of prominent attorneys who assisted the magazine’s editors in the final selection.

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J.P. Neyland Published Article on Contract Clauses Addressing Natural Disasters

January 2, 2018

J.P. Neyland recently published an article entitled Natural Disasters and Real Estate and Construction Contracts in the January 2018 issue of the Dallas Bar Association’s Headnotes. The article discusses provisions addressing allocation of risk, monetary exposure, delays in performance, and destruction of a project or property in the event of a natural disaster like the […]

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Nick Brooks Appointed to City of Dallas Board of Adjustment

November 15, 2017

Nick Brooks was recently appointed to the City of Dallas Board of Adjustment. The Board of Adjustment is a fifteen-member citizen board appointed by the City Council to hear and take appropriate action on requests for variations from Development Code regulations, on appeals from decisions of the Building Official made in the enforcement of the […]

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Scott Griffith and Kimberly Davison Recognized In The Best Lawyers In America 2018

November 1, 2017

Scott Griffith and Kimberly Davison were recently selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2018©. Scott was recognized in the area of Litigation – Construction, and Kimberly was recognized in the areas of Construction Law and Real-Estate Law.

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Griffith Davison, P.C. Named in The Best Law Firms 2018

November 1, 2017

Griffith Davison, P.C. was recently named in U.S. News & World Report’s The Best Law Firms 2018. The firm has been ranked in Metro Tier 3 for Dallas/Fort Worth in the areas of Litigation – Construction and Real-Estate Law.

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Kimberly Davison & Keith Heath Author Chapter in 2017 A201 Deskbook

October 12, 2017

The ABA Forum on Construction Law recently published its 2017 A201 Deskbook, which includes a chapter authored by Kimberly Davison and Keith Heath. The ABA Forum produced the book in association with the American Institute of Architects. This valuable resource is a guide to the AIA A201-2017 General Conditions, which are the most commonly used […]

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Stewart Shurtleff Appointed to Serve on the TEXO Board of Directors

September 26, 2017

Stewart Shurtleff has been appointed to serve on the TEXO Board of Directors from 2018 to 2020. This honor follows years of service Stewart has given to TEXO’s Young Constructors Counsel (YCC), having been a YCC member for over a decade and served for seven years on YCC’s Steering Committee. Stewart was awarded TEXO’s Young […]

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We Are TEXO

September 15, 2017

Ian Fullington and J.P. Neyland recently appeared in a promotional video highlighting the contractors, suppliers, and industry members that make up TEXO, the Construction Association.   TEXO is the joint association between the North Texas chapters of the Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) and the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC).  It is the largest […]

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Scott Griffith and Kimberly Davison, Recognized as 2017 Texas Super Lawyers

September 5, 2017

Scott Griffith and Kimberly Davison have once again been selected for inclusion into the 2017 as Super Lawyers. This represents the thirteenth consecutive year that Scott has been selected and the fifth time for Kimberly. Super Lawyers selects attorneys using a patented multiphase selection process. Peer nominations and evaluations are combined with independent research. Each […]

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Scott Griffith Recognized In The Best Lawyers In America 2017

August 2, 2017

Scott Griffith was recently selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2017.

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Nick Brooks Gives Presentation on Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plans

May 10, 2017

Nick Brooks gave a presentation at the Griffith Davison Construction Ladies’ Lunch on May 10, 2017 on legal problems associated with Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plans (SWPPP). The presentation outlined common problems, how to solve them, and what to do in the event that a municipality brings criminal charges for violation of SWPPP regulations. Nick has […]

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Scott Griffith and Kimberly Davison Recognized Among the Best Lawyers in Dallas by D Magazine

May 1, 2017

Scott Griffith and Kimberly Davison were recently recognized on D Magazine’s 2017 listing of the Best Lawyers in Dallas. They were honored for their work in business litigation and real-estate transactions, respectively. The Best Lawyers in Dallas list is determined through peer voting and an extensive review by an independent panel of distinguished attorneys working […]

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Stewart Shurtleff, Aaron Capps, Recognized as 2017 Texas Rising Stars

March 20, 2017

Stewart Shurtleff and Aaron Capps have once again been selected for inclusion in the 2017 Texas Rising Stars. In order to be selected as a Rising Star, lawyers are asked to nominate the best attorneys who are 40 or under, or who have been practicing for 10 years or less. They are instructed to nominate […]

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GDS Attorneys Receive Board Certification in Construction Law in Texas

January 14, 2017

Griffith Davison, P.C. is pleased to announce that four of its attorneys have achieved Board Certification in Construction Law from the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. Scott Griffith, Kimberly Davison, Stewart Shurtleff, and Jason Cagle each received Board Certification in Construction Law. Kimberly Davison is the first and only attorney in Texas to achieve Board […]

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Jason Cagle Named Partner

September 1, 2016

Jason L. Cagle joined Griffith Davison, P.C. in 2008, after clerking for a U.S. District Judge and practicing for several years with a well-known law firm. He has been instrumental in helping our clients solve problems and resolve disputes, both informally and through litigation and arbitration proceedings. Jason has litigated matters involving a wide variety […]

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Kimberly Davison Publishes Article on Remedies in Real-Estate Contracts

July 25, 2016

Kimberly Davison recently authored an article entitled “Remedies for Default in Commercial Real Estate Contracts.” It was published in the August 2016 issue of the Dallas Bar Association’s Headnotes, which focuses on issues in construction and real-estate law. The Dallas Bar Association also posted a copy of the article on its website.

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Kimberly Davison, Keith Heath, to Author ABA/AIA Deskbook Chapter

June 29, 2016

Kimberly Davison and Keith Heath are honored to have been selected by the ABA Construction Law Forum, in association with the American Institute of Architects, to be contributing authors for the ABA/AIA A201 Desk Book. This valuable resource is a guide to the A201 General Conditions, which are the most commonly used form of construction […]

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Jason Cagle Presents CLE to Dallas Bar Association’s Real-Property Section

June 13, 2016

Jason Cagle presented a CLE on Recent Developments in Construction Law to the Dallas Bar Association’s Real-Property Section at their June 2016 meeting.

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Scott Griffith Selected as Featured Speaker for ABA Forum on Construction Law

June 1, 2016

Consistent with the firm’s ongoing commitment to industry participation and education, Scott Griffith is scheduled to be a featured speaker at the American Bar Association’s Forum on Construction Law meeting in Chicago, October 2016.

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2016 Recognition by Chambers and Partners

May 1, 2016

Once again, Griffith Davison, P.C. has been ranked in Chambers and Partners as one of the outstanding law firms in Texas in the practice area of construction law. Additionally, Scott Griffith and Kimberly Davison have been individually recognized by Chambers and Partners as outstanding lawyers in the field of construction law. The publication of this […]

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Scott Griffith and Kimberly Davison Recognized as 2016 Texas Super Lawyers

April 6, 2016

Scott Griffith and Kimberly Davison have once again been selected for inclusion into the 2016 as Super Lawyers. This represents the 12th time Mr. Griffith has been selected and the fourth time for Ms. Davison. Super Lawyers selects attorneys using a patented multiphase selection process. Peer nominations and evaluations are combined with independent research. Each […]

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Stewart Shurtleff, Aaron Capps, Recognized as 2016 Texas Rising Stars

April 1, 2016

Once again, Stewart Shurtleff and Aaron Capps have been selected for inclusion in the 2016 Texas Rising Stars. In order to be selected as a Rising Star, lawyers are asked to nominate the best attorneys who are 40 or under, or who have been practicing for 10 years or less. They are instructed to nominate […]

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Firm Sponsors 3rd Annual Construction Law Build Day for DBA Home Project

February 27, 2016

For the last three years, the Construction Law Section of the Dallas Bar Association has hosted its Construction Law Day for the Dallas Bar Association Home Project benefiting the Dallas Area Habitat for Humanity. The Dallas Bar Association is the longest running sponsor of a Habitat home for Dallas Area Habitat, and Griffith Davison, P.C. […]

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Scott Griffith and Kimberly Davison Represent ABA Forum Divisions 1 and 12

January 21, 2016

Scott Griffith and Kimberly Davison will represent division 1 and 12 in ABA Construction Law Forum’s division introduction. This serves as a venue to introduce new ABA participants to the forum and give them opportunities to get involved.

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Michael Lilly Named Partner

January 1, 2016

Michael Lilly joined Griffith Davison in 2005 after graduating from Baylor Law School. Shortly thereafter he carved out a niche in the firm’s transactional section, focusing almost exclusively on the drafting of documents which are the core of our clients’ construction practices, ranging from entity-formation documents to real-estate procurement. His expertise is invaluable both to […]

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Construction Ladies Luncheon Celebrates 12th Year

January 1, 2016

Twelve years ago Kimberly Davison had a vision that she could unite the women in the construction industry through education. And for the last twelve years Ms. Davison has hosted a monthly event specifically for women in the construction industry called the Ladies Luncheon. Each month women for various capacities in the field of construction […]

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Firm Selects Operation Christmas Child

December 3, 2015

Each Christmas, Griffith Davison, P.C. selects a charity to which it donates time and resources and, in 2015, selected Operation Christmas Child through Samaritan’s Purse. Griffith Davison, P.C. packed 200 boxes that were delivered to little boys and girls around the world. Samaritan’s Purse is a nondenominational evangelical Christian organization providing spiritual and physical aid […]

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2015 Recognition by Chambers and Partners

May 1, 2015

Griffith Davison, P.C. has again been ranked in Chambers and Partners as one of the outstanding law firms in Texas in the practice area of construction law. Additionally, Scott Griffith and Kimberly Davison have been identified as outstanding practitioners in their area of expertise. Chambers and Partners identifies and ranks the most outstanding law firms […]

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Stewart Shurtleff, Jason Cagle and Aaron Capps Selected as 2015 Texas Rising Stars

April 6, 2015

We are pleased to announce that Stewart Shurtleff, Jason Cagle, and Aaron Capps have been selected for inclusion in 2015 Texas Rising Stars. The Rising Stars list is comprised of the top up-and-coming Texas attorneys who are 40 or younger or have been in practice for 10 years or less. Rising Stars are selected based […]

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Scott Griffith and Kimberly Davison Named 2015 Texas Super Lawyers

April 6, 2015

Scott Griffith and Kimberly Davison have once again been selected for inclusion into the 2015 Texas Super Lawyers. This is Mr. Griffith’s 11th year to be selected, and Ms. Davison’s third. Super Lawyers selects attorneys using a patented multiphase selection process. Peer nominations and evaluations are combined with independent research. Each candidate is evaluated on […]

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Griffith Davison Attorneys Recognized as 2015 Texas Rising Stars

April 6, 2015

We are pleased to announce that Stewart Shurtleff, Jason Cagle, and Aaron Capps have been selected for inclusion in 2015 Texas Rising Stars. The Rising Stars list is comprised of the top up-and-coming Texas attorneys who are 40 or younger or have been in practice for 10 years or less. Rising Stars are selected based […]

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Firm Sponsors 2nd Annual Construction Law Build Day for DBA Home Project

March 21, 2015

In its second year, the Construction Law Section of the Dallas Bar Association is hosting its Construction Law Day for the Dallas Bar Association Home Project benefiting the Dallas Area Habitat for Humanity. Dallas Area Habitat for Humanity is dedicated to building a strong and vibrant city, and the Dallas Bar Association is the longest […]

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Stewart Shurtleff to Chair TEXO Young Constructors Counsel

January 1, 2015

After having been a member of the TEXO Young Constructors Counsel for six years, and spending two years on their steering committee, Stewart Shurtleff was nominated and elected to serve as the chairman of the TEXO Young Constructors Counsel for the 2015 year. TEXO Young Constructors Counsel is the construction industry’s premiere organization for emerging […]

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