Yesha Patel focuses primarily on defending clients in professional liability, premises liability, and consumer-related litigation. She represents a wide range of professionals and businesses, including insurance agents, accountants, architects, debt collectors, and various types of premises owners.
Yesha also has extensive experience defending claims under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA), Texas Debt Collection Act, Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA), and Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA). In this regard, she defends debt collection agencies and telemarketing companies sued in consumer-related litigation for alleged unfair debt collection practices and telephone solicitation.
Obtained summary judgment on all claims against a third-party debt collector for alleged violations of the Texas Debt Collection Act and Deceptive Trade Practices Act arising from actions taken in relation to the collection of a consumer debt.
First and Second chair jury trial experience in personal injury, and business litigation cases.
First chair bench trial experience in probate and guardianship cases.
Argued and won motions for summary judgment hearings in personal injury cases.
Motion to Dismiss granted in a federal lawsuit against third-party debt collector for alleged violations of the Federal Debt Collection Practices Act arising from actions taken in relation to the collection of a consumer debt.
Successfully negotiated the resolution of dozens of cases in the areas of premises liability and automobile/trucking accident.
Successfully negotiated the resolution of probate cases.
Successfully negotiated the resolution of guardianship cases. Strategized with clients on effective alternatives to guardianship.
Filed and received expunction of two charges for a pro bono client through Legal Aid of North West Texas.
Obtained summary judgment on claims against an insurance agency for violations of the Deceptive Trade Practices Act, Texas Insurance Code, and Negligent Misrepresentation.
Listed for Professional Liability: Defense
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Education, Admissions & Activities
Oklahoma City University School of Law
Jodi Marquette American Indian Wills Clinic
University of Texas at Arlington
United States District Court of Texas
Northern, Southern, Eastern, Western
Professional and Community Activities
William Mac Taylor Inn of Court
Dallas Bar Association
Arlington Young Lawyer’s Association
Arlington Bar Association
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