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Tuesday, March 1, 2017

Van Every Creedon PLLC is proud to announce that James Creedon has been selected to the 2017 Texas Rising Stars list. Each year, no more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers to receive this honor.

Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters business, is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The annual selections are made using a patented multiphase process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, an independent research evaluation of candidates and peer reviews by practice area. The result is a credible, comprehensive and diverse listing of exceptional attorneys.

The Super Lawyers lists are published nationwide in Super Lawyers Magazines and in leading city and regional magazines and newspapers across the country. Super Lawyers Magazines also feature editorial profiles of attorneys who embody excellence in the practice of law. For more information about Super Lawyers, visit


Friday, September 2, 2016

Van Every Creedon PLLC is proud to announce that attorney James Creedon has been elected to the Patrick E. Higginbotham American Inn of Court. This organization focuses on litigation and brings together some of the most experienced and skilled attorneys in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. Named for Circuit Judge Patrick E. Higginbotham, United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, the Inn is committed to excellence, civility, professionalism, and ethics in the legal profession.

“I am honored to have the opportunity to learn from such an esteemed group of attorneys, and look forward to contributing to the success of the Inn and the development of our profession,” said James Creedon, founding member of Van Every Creedon PLLC.

James’s litigation practices focuses primarily on intellectual property and associated commercial matters, and his clients range from sole proprietors to billion dollar companies.


Monday, April 25, 2016

Kathy Van Every will speak on “Integrating Cloud Based Solutions Into Your Law Practice” for the Law Practice Management Section of the Collin County Bar Association. She will discuss software, ethical considerations, and how to select the correct software for law practice management, accounting, IT systems, word processing, and other topics.


Thursday, April 20, 2016

James Creedon speaks on “The Heady World of Craft Beer Law” for the Litigation Section of the Collin County Bar Association. Find a copy of the presentation here.


Thursday, March 3, 2016

New article in the Texas Lawyer by James Creedon — “Trouble with Trebles: Damages Under the Deceptive Trade Practices Act


Wednesday, March 2, 2016

James Creedon appears on Doug Parker’s Ambitious Radio — audio and show notes are available at this link.


Monday, January 4, 2016

The Law Firm of Kathy Van Every is now Van Every Creedon PLLC!  We are excited to expand our line of services and look forward to our continued growth.


Thursday, May 22, 2014 (Defense Industrial Supply Chain Detection and Avoidance of Counterfeit Parts) – 9:00 a.m. – 11.45 a.m  Detection and Avoidance of Counterfeit Parts Seminar FINAL

I will be discussing the final rule and the elements of an effective compliance program.
Wednesday, August 6, 2014: The 2014 Government Procurement Conference Arlington Convention Center, Arlington, Texas – 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. More Information Coming Soon!

I will be hosting a seminar on Government Contract Changes.


Tuesday, February 10th (Sponsored by the Law Offices of Kathy Van Every & Women Enhancing Business (WEB) a Frisco Chamber of Commerce organization) -Starting 11:30 am at the New York Life offices located at 2600 Network Blvd Suite 130 in Frisco Texas

Highly interactive discussion for women entrepreneurs focused on “Your Business and the Law”.
Attendees will have a unique opportunity to learn from each other through guided discussion and gain an increased awareness of how many areas of the law impact their business and how awareness and knowledge are the best risk mitigators.

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