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D. Scott Cain
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  • Managing Partner
  • Mayor, City of Cleburne
  • Adjunct Professor at SWAU in Keene, Texas teaching Business Law

Location:

Cleburne, TX

Phone:

Fax:

817-645-1739

Email:

Areas of Practice

  • Civil Litigation. Trial and Appeals
  • Business
  • Real Estate
  • Railroad
  • Estate Planning and Probate

Bar Admissions

  • Texas, 2000
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Texas

Education

  • Texas Wesleyan University School of Law, Fort Worth, Texas
    • J.D. - 1999
    • Honors: magna cum laude
    • Honors: Phi Delta Phi, Member
    • Honors: Moot court team, Member
    • Honors: Student Bar Association, Treasurer
  • Criswell College, Dallas, Texas
    • B.A. - 1989

Representative Cases

  • McCalla v. Baker's Campground, 416 S.W.3d 416, 2013, Texas
  • Wolfe v. Devon Energy, 382 S.W.3d 434, Tex. App. Waco
  • McCuen v. Huey, 255 S.W. 3d 716, 2008, Tex. App. Waco
  • Van Es v. Frazier, 230 S.W. 3d 770, 2007, Tex. App. Waco
  • Nipp v. Broumley, 285 S.W.3d 552, 2009, Tex. App. Waco
  • Hatch v. Williams, 110 S.W.3d 516, 2003, Tex. App. Waco
  • Fain Family First, Ptnrship v. EOG Resources, 2013 Tex. App. Lexis 4888, 2013, Tex. App. Ft. Worth
  • In Re La, 415 S.W.3d 5641, 2013, Tex. App. Ft. Worth
  • Spakes v. Weber, 2010 Tex. App. Lexis 274, 2010, Tex. App. Waco
  • In the Estate of Campbell, 343 S.W.3d 899, 2011, Tex. App. Amarillo
  • Baker's Campground, Inc. v. McCalla, 416 S.W.3d 477 (reversed and remanded, 416 S.W.3d 416), 2012, Tex. App. Waco
  • Berkman v. City of Keene, 311 S.W.3d 523, 2009, Tex. App. Waco
  • In Re Collins, 2005 Tex. App. Lexis 4580, 2005, Tex. App. Waco
  • Blackwood v. Bunton, Tex. App. Lexis 12413, 2013, Tex. App. Ft. Worth
  • In Re D.A.M., 2009 Tex. App. Lexis 7896
  • Stevenson v. Fort Worth & Western R.R., 2015 US Dist. Lexis 81760 , 2015, Northern Dist. Of Texas
  • Stevenson v. Fort Worth & W. R.R. Co., 2017 Tex. App. LEXIS 9402 , 2017, Northern Dist. Of Texas
  • Dickerson v. Dickerson, 2014 Tex. App. LEXIS 12795, 2014, Tex. App.—Fort Worth

Honors and Awards

  • State Champion Wakeboarder
  • Johnson County’s number 1 lawyer, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, and 2017 by Cleburne Times Review Reader’s Choice Poll
  • AV-Preeminent rated by Martindale-Hubbell
  • Chamber of Commerce citizen of the year, 2017
  • Texas Top10 Award for Estate Planning 2018
  • 2018 US Trial Lawyer of the Year

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Texas Bar , Member
  • Texas Bar Foundation, Fellow
  • Johnson County Bar Association, Member
  • Tarrant County Bar Association, Member
  • NARTC, Member
  • Texas Association of Defense Counsel, Member

Pro Bono Activities

  • Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children
  • Johnson County Children’s Advocacy Center
  • Cleburne High School Swim Team
  • Promotes wakeboarding events for underprivileged children
  • Cleburne Rotary Club
  • SWAU School of Business Advisory Board

Ancillary Businesses

  • Mayor, City of Cleburne
  • Trinity Abstract & Title

Fraternities/Sororities

  • Phi Delta Phi