Bernard A. Guerrini

Mr. Guerrini has practiced law since November of 1978. He started his practice with large defense firms engaging in an insurance defense practice including personal injury, property and casualty, and professional liability cases. Mr. Guerrini started his own firm in 1992 and has concentrated on ERISA short and long term disability claims since 2000.

He combines his extensive knowledge and experience in insurance law with years of dealing with medical issues to pursue a desirable result for his clients. All of his clients are represented zealously and with diligence.

Bernard Guerrini was admitted to the Texas Bar in 1978. He is also admitted to practice in the following courts:

  • Northern District of Texas
  • Eastern District of Texas
  • Southern Districts of Texas
  • United States Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals

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He graduated from St. Edward’s University in 1969 with a B.S. Degree in Chemistry. He spent six years as a pilot in the United States Marine Corps before attending law school in 1975. He graduated in 1978 from the University of Houston School of Law, with a J.D., magna cum laude.

Mr. Guerrini is a member of the Dallas Bar Association, Texas Trial Lawyers Association and Dallas Trial Lawyers Association.

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John L. Thompson

Mr. Thompson has practiced law since November 1997.  He spent the first five years of his practice pursuing justice for injured individuals, before transitioning into a business litigation practice.  Over the next 14 years, he gained extensive experience and insight into the operations and legal practices of various businesses, including insurance companies.  Mr. Thompson spent nearly 10 years as a shareholder of large, highly respected Texas law firm.  During that time, in addition to litigating complex disputes between businesses, he spent significant time litigating insurance coverage disputes involving property and casualty insurance, as well as, health insurance, life insurance, and ERISA disability insurance matters.

With the benefit of 19 years of legal insight, Mr. Thompson returned to his roots of representing individuals and now concentrates his practice on helping disabled workers recover long term disability insurance benefits that their insurance company wrongfully denied/terminated.

John Thompson was admitted to the Texas Bar in 1997.  He is also admitted to practice in the following courts:

  • Northern District of Texas
  • Eastern District of Texas
  • Southern District of Texas
  • Western District of Texas
  • United States Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals

Education:

  • University of Missouri-Rolla (B.S., Aerospace Engineering, 1993)
  • Southern Methodist University (J.D., 1997)
    Honors: cum laude; Order of the Coif (Top 10%); SMU Law Review Board of Editors.

Memberships and Activities:

  • State Bar of Texas, including the Insurance Law Section and the Litigation Section
  • Dallas Bar Association, including the Torts & Insurance Practice Section, the Business Litigation Section, and the Labor & Employment Section
  • Texas Bar Foundation, Life Fellow
  • United Way of Metropolitan Dallas, Community Impact Grant Panels
  • White Rock Running Co-op
  • Dallas Running Club

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