Dean A. Riddle
Shareholder, Riddle & Williams, P.C.
Dean A. Riddle received his B.A. and J.D. degrees from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1981 and 1985. He is licensed to practice law in and is a member of the state bars of Texas (1990), Georgia (1985) and North Carolina (1988) and has represented clients in at least ten states. He is admitted to practice before the U. S. District Court for the Eastern and Western Districts of North Carolina, the U. S. District Court for Northern District of Georgia and the U. S. District Court for Northern and Eastern Districts of Texas. Mr. Riddle previously worked for a large, nationally recognized, full-service law firm which trained him in litigation techniques and real estate law. He is a member of the American Bar Association, the Dallas Bar Association, the Tarrant County Bar Association and the American Association for Justice. He is also a member of the Real Estate, Probate and Trust Law Section and Litigation Section of the State Bar of Texas. In 1994, as a member of the Dallas Association of Young Lawyers, he was chairman of the Homeowners’ Rights Committee. Mr. Riddle served two separate terms on the Board of Directors of the Dallas-Fort Worth Chapter of the Community Associations Institute (CAI) and served as its President in 1994. He has written and lectured extensively on numerous topics impacting community associations at the state and national level.
As an active member of CAI, Mr. Riddle has served as a delegate to the Texas Legislative Action Committee from 1993 to the present, has actively participated in drafting proposed legislation affecting planned communities, and has received numerous awards including speaker of the year, outstanding service and Hall of Fame. Mr. Riddle is also a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum. The Million Dollar Advocates Forum is recognized as the most prestigious group of trial lawyers in the United States with membership limited to attorneys who have won million and multi-million dollar verdicts, awards and settlements. Less than 1% of U.S. lawyers are members. Mr. Riddle is AV-rated by Martindale-Hubbell, the highest rating an attorney can receive.