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Welcome to Capshaw and Associates

Navigating the maze of the legal system can be a difficult task. Capshaw & Associates is dedicated to provide the best possible legal services to our clients. Our primary practice is in commercial dispute resolution including, but not limited to, disputes involving architects, contractors, and owners. Our attorneys have experience on both sides of the docket, both plaintiff and defendants.

Capshaw & Associates

3500 Maple, Suite 1100

Dallas, TX 75219

About Our Company

Capshaw & Associates was founded by Richard A. Capshaw in April 2007 after more than twenty five years as a civil trial lawyer. The philosophy of the Firm is to provide quality legal services at a fair price. The Firm has the depth and experience to resolve almost any type of commercial dispute. The Firm’s philosophy is that responsiveness to client needs is of paramount importance.

All of our attorneys have been associated with large and small law firms and have pursued claims both as Plaintiff and Defense counsel. The experience gained as practitioners on both sides of the docket and in numerous substantive areas including construction litigation, commercial litigation, bankruptcy litigation and insurance coverage litigation provides an advantage for the clients of the Firm. The Firm focuses its practice exclusively in dispute resolution, with particular attention to the construction industry.

Common Practice Areas

Design Professionals

A summary dismissal of claims asserted against one of the world’s largest architectural firms was obtained in a case which established the law in Texas as regards to the application of the Statute of Repose to architects involved in disputes with municipalities. In that case, the Court ruled.. Read More

Mechanical Engineers

The owner of a high-rise building alleged that the design of the mechanical systems for the building was defective. As a result of a prompt and detailed technical response to the claim, the fault of the mechanical engineer was minimized and a reasonable settlement was reached during mediation. Read More

Civil Engineers

The significance of a case involving the defense of a claim asserted against a civil engineer is illustrated by the fact that one of the nation’s largest insurers of design professionals chose to utilize the case as an example of its service and commitment to clients in a national advertising campaign. The case involved a claim asserted by a developer who.. Read More

Structural Engineers

A structural engineering firm was sued for design defects by the original owner more than ten years after substantial completion of a hotel. For the first time, the Texas Supreme Court declared that the Statute of Repose applied to the claims of the original owner, even when the claim was founded.. Read More