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Steven A. Wood

Steven A. Wood

Senior attorney in the Fort Worth office

Law School: St. Mary’s University School of Law, top fifteen percent (15%), 2001

Undergraduate: Baylor University, B.A. in Political Science, 1996

Areas of practice: Major Insurance Fraud, Insurance Defense, Insurance Coverage, General Fraud Investigations, Examinations Under Oath, Government Law, and Wills and Probate.

Licensed to practice: in Texas since 2001; United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, since 2008; U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas, since 2005; U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Texas, since 2011.

Further Professional Experience:

  • Texas EUO, Owner and General Manager.
  • City of Mansfield, Assistant City Attorney and Chief Prosecutor.
  • Taylor, Olson, Adkins, Sralla & Elam, LLP, Associate Attorney.
  • Adams, Lynch & Loftin, PC, Associate Attorney

Professional Memberships:

  • State Bar of Texas.
  • Tarrant County Bar Association.
  • Association of Certified Fraud Examiners.
  • International Association of Special Investigation Units (IASIU).
  • North Texas Chapter of the IASIU (NTIASIU).

Presentations:

  • Zoning Boards of Adjustments: Traps and Pitfalls for the Unwary, presented at the UT Land Use Conference, March 2014.
  • Zoning Boards of Adjustment: Pitfalls to Avoid, presented at the Texas City Attorneys Association Summer Conference, June 2011.
  • What Have I Gotten Myself Into?, presented at a joint meeting of the City Councils of Joshua, Cleburne and Burleson, January 2011.
  • Gas Pipeline Litigation: The New Frontier, presented at the Texas Wesleyan School of Law Energy Symposium, April 2010.
  • Zoning Litigation, presented to the Midwest Texas Planning Association, September 2009.
  • Recent Federal Cases of Interest to Cities, presented to the Texas City Attorneys Association, June 2008.