James Joseph Doyle III

James Joseph Doyle III

Founder and Partner
Dallas, Texas

Experience and Accomplishments

Successful defenses of international electronics manufacture in products liability litigation involving claims that products caused fires and ensuing property loss via summary judgment and, on another occasion, negotiated settlement

Successful defense of international corporation in premises liability action via special exceptions, prior to the expenditure of significant defense costs

Successful settlement reached for employer in claims brought under the federal Fair Legal Standards Act alleging unpaid overtime

Successful defense of national charitable organization in various personal injury lawsuits

Successful defense of local construction companies and general contractors in various lawsuits alleging fault relating to workplace injuries

Obtained defense verdict for client, a professional engineer, in residential construction defect suit

Successful prosecution of multi million dollar subrogation action between various insurance companies, receiving favorable settlement for client

Successful prosecution of bad faith claim against insurer via substantial settlement

Defended health supplement manufacturer in products liability litigation

Handled defense of insurance companies in multimillion dollar coverage disputes

Lead attorney in complex copyright litigation

Personally investigated, drafted, and successfully filed complex patent litigation claim

Successfully defended corporation in trademark lawsuit, achieving favorable settlement via mediation

In a Collin County trial, after the verdict was read by the Judge, but before dismissal of the jury and parties, the Judge stepped down from bench, came to Plaintiff's table, and personally shook James' hand, congratulating him on a job well done and for being the first attorney in the particular Judge's Court to successfully prosecute a personal injury case

Representation Experience

  • First chair trial experience in Dallas, Tarrant, Denton and Collin County State District Courts
  • First chair arbitration experience in commercial disputes including those involving residential construction defect as well as employment related and contractual disputes
  • Successfully briefed and argued numerous motions before various Texas courts
  • Litigated complex multimillion dollar trademark and copyright disputes
  • First chaired countless mediations
  • Appellate briefing experience and oral argument experience


  • Southern Methodist University School of Law, Dallas, Texas
    • J.D. cum laude - 2002
  • Southern Methodist University Perkins School of Theology, Dallas, Texas
    • Masters of Theological Studies - 2000
    • Honors: Dean's List
  • CFN Bible Institute, Dallas, Texas
    • Practical Degree in Theology - 1994
  • Southwestern University, Georgetown, Texas
    • B.A. - 1992
    • Honors: Dean's List
    • Majors: Economics and Communication

Bar Admissions

  • State of Texas, 2002
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Texas, 2003
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas, 2003
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Texas, 2003
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Texas, 2003
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit, 2007

Past Employment Positions

  • The Doyle Law Firm, Owner, 2009-2019
  • Cash, Klemchuck, Powers, Taylor, Associate Attorney, 2007 - 2009
  • Cooper & Scully PC, Associate Attorney, 2002 - 2007
  • CDI Corporation, Account Executive, 1995 - 1999

Areas of Practice


  • Emerging Issues in Commercial Property Insurance, Cooper & Scully PC, 2007
  • An Overview of Intellectual Property Rights, Cooper & Scully PC, 2007

Honors and Awards

  • Texas Rising Stars, 2010
  • Texas Rising Stars, 2009
  • Texas Rising Stars, 2007

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Dallas Bar Association, Member, 2002 - 2008
  • Dallas Association of Young Lawyers, Member, 2002 - Present
  • Phi Delta Phi


  • Phi Delta Phi
  • Phi Kappa Alpha

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