J. W. Bearden & Associates, PLLC
1341 West Mockingbird Lane, Suite 820W
Dallas, TX 78524
With years of experience, Wes Bearden carries his clients through the legal process, and alleviates the burden of their stressful situations.
His expertise lies in his ability to seek the facts necessary to aggressively represent his clients to achieve the results they desire.
EDUCATION Texas Wesleyan University School of Law, Juris Doctorate Member of the Texas Wesleyan Law Review Member of the Eldon B. Mahon American Inn of Courts Stephen F. Austin University, Bachelor of Business Administration. Emphasis in Finance and Real Estate
BAR ADMISSIONS Texas Louisiana District of Columbia New York U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
ORGANIZATIONS Federal Bar Association Texas Trial Lawyers Association Louisiana Association of Justice College of the State Bar of Texas Dallas Bar Association New Orleans Bar Association Eldon B. Mahon Inn of Court Texas Bar College, Professional Society of Legal Scholars
CIVIC INVOLVEMENT City of Arlington Landmark Preservation Commission, Past Commissioner City of Arlington West Sector Development Board, Past Member Young Men of Arlington, Member Past Member Krewe of Endymion, Krewe of Pygmalion Public Arbitrator, Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA)
CLE & PUBLICATIONS National Academy of Continuing Legal Education CLE, December 2021: Spy Torts, When the Other Side Overreaches. Lawline CLE, June 2021: If you Try Sometimes, You Can Get What You Need: How to draft effective FOIA requests. Lawline CLE, June 2021: Understanding the Legal Implications of Surveillance, Social Media, and Spying 2021 National Association of Legal Investigators: Premises Liability Investigations Attorney at Law Magazine: Drones and Privacy Iowa Association of Private Investigators 2018 Conference: Family Law Investigations Texas Association of Licensed Investigators 2017 Conference: Family Law Investigations World Investigators Conference 2016: Surveillance & Privacy Law Houston Bar Association 2016: Investigators, Attorneys, and Privileged Communications State Bar of Texas, Advanced Family Law Seminar 2006: Look Before You Snoop Attorney at Law Magazine, Jan. 2015: Rapid Research Attorney at Law Magazine: Smile, You're on 'Candid Camera' Attorney at Law Magazine, Sept. 2015: Internal Investigations Dallas Bar Association 2004: Paralegal or Investigator