Payne and Blanchard, L.L.P.
PH: 214.953.1313
FX: 214.220.0439

Kevin J. Cook

Kevin J. Cook Partner

Contact Information:
Telephone: (214) 231-3245
Facsimile: (214) 220-0439
E-Mail: kcook@pandblaw.com

Current Scope of Practice:
Kevin Cook is an experienced trial and appellate attorney who represents clients involved in litigation across North Texas. He also has represented insurers in coverage litigation throughout the State of Texas.

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Samuel J. Polak

Samuel J. Polak
Partner

Contact Information:
Telephone: (214) 231-3250
Facsimile: (214) 220-0439
E-Mail: spolak@pandblaw.com

Current Scope of Practice:
Sam Polak is an experienced trial attorney who represents clients involved in litigation across North Texas. He has successfully tried dozens of lawsuits to verdict in cases involving trucking and automobile litigation, construction litigation, personal injury defense, premises liability, product liability and wrongful death litigation.

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Franklin H. Perry

Franklin H. Perry
Partner

Contact Information:
Telephone: (214) 231-3248
Facsimile: (214) 220-0439
E-Mail: fperry@pandblaw.com

Current Scope of Practice:
Frank Perry is an experienced attorney who has represented numerous individual and business entity clients involved in civil litigation across North Texas. He has successfully represented parties in lawsuits involving trucking and automobile litigation, construction injury and defect litigation, personal injury defense, premises liability, product liability, wrongful death and breach of fiduciary duty.

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Shawn M. Stewart

Shawn M. Stewart Partner

Contact Information:
Telephone: (214) 231-3249
Facsimile: (214) 220-0439
E-Mail: sstewart@pandblaw.com

Current Scope of Practice:
Shawn Stewart has defended clients throughout the State of Texas in cases involving serious personal injuries, construction litigation, premises liability, and insurance coverage questions. He currently handles cases ranging from claims for minor property damage to wrongful death, in all aspects from initial investigation to alternative dispute resolution to jury trial.

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Shawn M. Stewart

Kenneth F. Sheets Partner

Contact Information:
Telephone: (214) 231-3247
Facsimile: (214) 220-0439
E-Mail: ksheets@pandblaw.com

Current Scope of Practice:
Kenneth Sheets’ practice focuses on defending parties involved in civil litigation. He has successfully represented individuals and businesses in lawsuits involving construction defects, products liability, premises liability, wrongful death, motor vehicle accidents, and commercial vehicle accidents. Prior to joining Payne & Blanchard in 2008, Kenneth served as a judge advocate in the United States Marine Corps. While on active duty, Kenneth had a diverse practice that included consumer protection law, family law, and military justice. In 2007 and 2008, Kenneth deployed to Iraq and served as the Battalion Judge Advocate for Second Reconnaissance Battalion.

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Jim Frederick

Jim Frederick Associate

Contact Information:
Telephone: (214) 231-3255
Facsimile: (214) 220-0439
E-Mail: jfrederick@pandblaw.com

Current Scope of Practice:
Jim Frederick is a civil trial attorney who represents clients involved in litigation throughout Texas, with his focus primarily being in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. He has represented individuals and companies in cases involving trucking and automobile litigation, subrogation, construction litigation, personal injury defense, premises liability, product liability, and wrongful death litigation.

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Jim Frederick

Veronica Valdez Associate

Contact Information:
Telephone: (214) 231-3246
Facsimile: (214) 220-0439
E-Mail: vvaldez@pandblaw.com

Current Scope of Practice:
Veronica Valdez is a trial attorney who represents clients involved in litigation across North Texas. As a student, Veronica knew she wanted to become a trial attorney and focused on the litigation practice area. Her courtroom experience began when she served as a student attorney representing indigent clients in the SMU Legal Clinic Program. Additionally, she gained advocacy skills as a veteran team member on the ABA Client Counseling Team.

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Tanner C. Forman

Tanner C. Forman Associate

Contact Information:
Telephone: (214) 231-3259
Facsimile: (214) 220-0439
E-Mail: tforman@pandblaw.com

Current Scope of Practice:
Tanner Forman is a civil trial attorney who represents clients involved in litigation throughout Texas, with his focus primarily being in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. He has represented individuals and companies in cases involving trucking and automobile litigation, subrogation, construction litigation, personal injury defense, premises liability, product liability, and wrongful death litigation.

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Natalie Stevens

Natalie Stevens Associate

Contact Information:
Telephone: (214) 231-3262
Facsimile: (214) 220-0439
E-Mail: nstevens@pandblaw.com

Current Scope of Practice:
Natalie Stevens is a civil trial attorney who represents clients involved in litigation throughout the Dallas/Fort-Worth area. She has represented both companies and individuals in cases involving automobile and commercial trucking litigation, personal injury defense, insurance coverage disputes, subrogation, construction litigation, premises liability, and wrongful death litigation.

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Jennifer A. Dancy

Jennifer A. Dancy Associate

Contact Information:
Telephone: (214) 231-3244
Facsimile: (214) 220-0439
E-Mail: jdancy@pandblaw.com

Current Scope of Practice:
Jennifer Dancy is a civil trial attorney who represents clients involved in litigation throughout Texas, primarily in the Dallas/Fort-Worth area. She has represented both companies and individuals in cases involving automobile and commercial trucking litigation, personal injury defense, insurance coverage disputes, subrogation, construction litigation, premise liability, and workers’ compensation defense..

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