Paul W. Tipton

Paul W. Tipton

Dallas, Texas

A native Texan, Paul Tipton is a lawyer with over 30 years of experience in civil litigation. He has been lead counsel in hundreds of cases representing publically held companies, small businesses and individuals. Cases have involved business and contract disputes, corporate governance, company control, breaches of fiduciary duty, cases involving engineering issues, and business torts. He has handled litigation involving technical issues related to buildings and equipment including jet engines, construction cranes, aircraft, magnetic resonance imaging equipment and other complex equipment. Paul joined Vincent Serafino Geary Waddell Jenevein, P.C. in 2011 where his practice includes complex litigation including probate litigation. He is rated AV Preeminent by Martindale Hubbell, its highest rating.

Areas of Practice

  • Commercial and business litigation
  • Fiduciary duty litigation
  • Corporate governance litigation
  • Corporate and business law
  • Probate litigation
  • Probate

Bar Admissions

  • Texas, 1979
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas


  • Baylor University School of Law, Waco, Texas
    • J.D., Doctor of Jurisprudence - 1979
  • University of Texas, Austin, Texas
    • Honors: 1971-1973
  • Abilene Christian University, Abilene, Texas
    • B.S., Bachelor of Science - 1976
    • Honors: With Honors


  • Intake, Planning and Starting Work, State Bar of Texas Law Office Management Institute
  • Overview of Business Entities, State Bar of Texas Annual Meeting

Honors and Awards

  • Rated AV Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • State Bar of Texas, Member
  • North Dallas Bar Association, Past President
  • Dallas Bar Association, Member
  • State Bar of Texas, Civil Litigation Section, Member

Past Employment Positions

  • Tipton Jones, Managing Partner, 2005 - 2010


  • Phi Delta Phi