J. Kyle Beale

Associate

Practice Areas: Mesothelioma,Serious Injury

Biography

J. Kyle Beale a graduate of Baylor Law School, as well as a LL.M. graduate (Intellectual Property Law) of The University of Houston Law Center. Mr. Beale is licensed to practice law in Texas, Illinois, and Pennsylvania. Mr. Beale has extensive trial experience in both federal and state court across the country. In fact, Mr. Beale has taken verdicts in New York, Missouri, and Texas within last few years.

Mr. Beale is Board Certified in Personal Injury Trial Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization (TBLS). Board Certification is a voluntary designation program certifying Texas attorneys in 21 specific areas of law. Board Certified attorneys must be licensed for at least five years, devote a required percentage of practice to a specialty area for at least three years, attend continuing education seminars, pass an evaluation by fellow lawyers and judges, have significant first chair trial experience and pass a 6-hour written examination.

Mr. Beale has prior experience with personal injury cases, coverage issues, business torts, personal torts, toxic torts, breach of contract, trade secret, trademark, patent, and Federal Employer’s Liability Act (Railroad Employee cases), among many other areas of law. Mr. Beale is also a FINRA certified arbitrator, which allows him to be selected by claimants and sit as an arbitrator in the resolution of financial and securities disputes. In May 2011, Mr. Beale published an article in the Federal Bar Association Litigation Section newsletter regarding Chapter 11 preference litigation.

Mr. Beale has also been a featured speaker at the Plaintiffs Asbestos Litigation Seminar in Las Vegas, Nevada and Midwest Asbestos Conference in St. Louis, speaking on substantial factor causation in Texas and its application across the country.

Mr. Beale is veteran of the Army serving as an airborne infantryman with the 4th Infantry Division during the first Gulf War. After his service on active duty, Mr. Beale served as a tank gunner and tank commander in the 49th Armor Division with the Texas National Guard.

Education
  • Stephen F. Austin State University, Cum Laude, BBA. Economics
  • Baylor University School of Law, J.D.
  • University of Houston Law Center, LL.M., Intellectual Property
  • Admissions: Texas, Pennsylvania, and Illinois
  • Also, admitted in the Federal Circuit Court of Appeals, United States Northern District, United States Eastern District, and United States Southern District of Texas
Memberships
  • Board Certified in Personal Injury Trial Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization (TBLS)
  • State Bar of Texas, Pennsylvania, and Illinois
  • American Association for Justice
  • Texas National Guard Association (Lifetime Member)
  • Texas Board of Legal Specialization
  • State Bar of Texas
  • American Association for Justice
  • National Guard Association of Texas