12 Decker Jones Attorneys Named Texas Super Lawyers

Fort Worth, TX — Twelve attorneys with Decker, Jones, McMackin, McClane, Hall & Bates have been named Texas Super Lawyers for 2014 by Thomson Reuters, printed in Texas Monthly magazine.

The entire statewide lists are in the September/October issue and at According to the publication, attorneys are selected after a statewide nomination process, review of resumes, peer evaluation by practice area and independent research. Five percent of the state’s attorneys make the list and “advertising (in our publications) has no bearing on the selection process.”

The Decker Jones attorneys and the practice areas for which they were selected:

Daniel L. Bates, Civil Litigation-Defense
Mark S. Dugan, Business Litigation
Randy J. Hall, Civil Litigation-Defense
Timothy E. Malone, Energy & Resources
Geoff Mantooth, Intellectual Property
Charles B. Milliken, Mergers & Acquisitions
Gary M. Moates, Real Estate
Matthew L. Motes, Construction Litigation
Frank M. Newman, Jr., Real Estate
Stephen L. Polozola, Construction Litigation
Bradley H. Rice, Construction/Surety
Brian K. Yost, Intellectual Property

Milliken has made the list 10 consecutive years. All are repeat honorees.

“We have a great group of attorneys working to help a great group of clients,” said Milliken, the Managing Shareholder. “We are very pleased that a large percentage of Decker Jones lawyers continue to be recognized for their accomplishments.”

Decker, Jones, McMackin, McClane, Hall & Bates, P.C. has provided sound legal advice and counsel to Texans and their businesses since 1896. The firm has throughout its history remained at the forefront of business law practice, and most recently has enjoyed considerable recognition in the fields of Litigation and Intellectual Property Law. To learn more about Decker, Jones, McMackin, McClane, Hall & Bates, P.C., go to