PAUL F. WIENESKIE

PAUL F. WIENESKIE

About PAUL F. WIENESKIE

Civil Appellate Attorney

PAUL F. WIENESKIE

Texas Lawyer with More than 40 Years of Experience

Civil Appellate Law | Municipal Representation| Land Use and Zoning Disputes| Economic Development Issues

Attorney Paul F. Wieneskie has effectively represented clients throughout the Lone Star State for more than 40 years, concentrating his practice on

  • Civil appeals—Petitioners or respondents in appeals related to divorce, contract disputes, real estate and other non-criminal matters
  • Municipal law—The representation of private citizens in disputes with cities, towns, counties and other governmental bodies or agencies
  • Land use and planning disputes—Representation of private citizens in proceedings related to variances, rezoning, specific use permits, and special exceptions
  • Economic development issues—Representation of private citizens in matters related to planning, rezoning, eminent domain and other issues arising as a part of proposed economic development

Born and raised in Texas, Paul graduated from Baylor University in 1980, and obtained his law degree from Baylor in 1982. Upon admission to the bar, he joined the Twelfth Court of Appeals in Tyler, Texas, briefing cases for the Honorable Connally McKay. After completion of his clerkship, he joined the law offices of Cribbs & McFarland, in Arlington, where he eventually became a partner. While at Cribbs & McFarland, Paul represented the cities of Euless and Richland Hills in a wide range of municipal matters. He started his own practice in 2006.

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.

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Bailey & Galyen
Getting Positive Results for More than 40 Years

We represent clients throughout Texas, including Dallas, Ft. Worth, Houston, Arlington, Bedford, Grand Prairie, Irving, Weatherford, Harlingen, Brownsville, Mesquite, Plano, Weatherford and McAllen.

Areas of Practice

  • Appellate Law

Litigation Percentage

  • 5% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Board Certified in Civil Appellate Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization, 1994

Bar Admissions

  • Texas, 1982
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1990
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit, 2013

Education

  • Baylor University School of Law, Waco, Texas
    • J.D. – 1982
  • Baylor University
    • B.A. – 1980
PAUL F. WIENESKIE

Representative Cases

  • Zisblatt v. Zisblatt, 693 S.W.2d 944 (Tex.App.-Fort Worth 1991)
  • Kubinsky v. Van Zandt Realtors, 811 S.W.2d 711 (Tex.App.-Fort Worth 1991)
  • Faulkner v. Bost, 137 S.W.3d 254 (Tex.App.-Tyler 2004)
  • Smith V. Shofner Auto Repair, Inc, S.W.3d, 2009 WL 975999 (Tex.App.-Fort Worth 2009)
  • The UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS M.D. Anderson Cancer Center v. Baker, et al, 401 S.W.3d 246 (Tex. App.—Houston [14th Dist.] 2012, pet. denied) (2013)
  • In re Estate of Abernethy, 390 S.W.3d 431 (Tex. App.—El Paso 2012, no pet.) (2012)

Honors and Awards

  • Peer Review Rating – AV ® Preeminent ™ 5.0 out of 5, 1997 – Present
  • Top Attorney 2019, 360 West Magazine

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Arlington Bar, Director, 1989 – 1992
  • Arlington Bar, President-Elect, 1992 – 1993
  • Arlington Bar, President, 1993 – 1994

Past Employment Positions

  • Briefing Attorney, Hon. Connally McKay, Justice, Twelfth Court of Appeals, Tyler, Texas, 1982 – 1983
  • Former Member, Cribbs & McFarland in Arlington, Texas, 1983 – 2006
  • Former City Attorney, City of Richland Hills, Texas, 1987 – 1999
  • Former Associate City Attorney, City of Euless, Texas

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