Our Dallas Employment Lawyers Help Resolve Workplace Claims

Our Dallas employment lawyers pursue favorable resolution of workplace claims for our clients. Our attorneys guide clients in a manner that helps them understand the legal ramifications of their options. When employee rights are abused, our attorneys understand the economic and emotional dynamics that also arise. Kilgore & Kilgore is a firm that is intentionally small, so we can develop personal relationships with our clients as we guide them through the legal process.

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Alex Treadgold, Attorney

Our clients include employees who are disabled, who work in a hostile workplace, who are subject to discrimination or sexual harassment, or who suffered from illnesses such as cancer. Some of these employees filed for disability benefits or family leave due them but instead experienced retaliation for making such claims. Some of our clients suffered termination and were denied funds to which they were entitled. Many of our clients felt they stood no chance against a big company, but we helped many prevail despite the odds. Unpaid wages, commissions or overtime, severance, and the denial of benefits or family leave are but a few of the situations we resolve for the clients of our firm.

Litigation, Arbitration, and Mediation Experience in Dallas

We represent clients in arbitrations, mediations, and jury trials. However, we settle the large majority of our employment law cases BEFORE trial.

Our Dallas Employment Lawyers Understand Texas and Federal Statutes

We know the federal and Texas state laws that protect employees. Through experience, our Dallas employment lawyers know which statutes apply to each situation, so as to achieve the desired outcome. Beyond the laws, we understand recent judicial decisions that may affect how a claim should be pursued. We work with local and federal agencies, such as the U.S. Department of Labor, the National Labor Relations Board, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC), to name a few.

Our Dallas Employment Lawyers are at Your Service

The employment law practice at our firm is active in many different types of Dallas employment law matters. The employment law categories below are described in greater detail on other pages on this website; just click on any of these titles below:

Our Dallas Employment Lawyers Work With Your Financial Situation

We align ourselves with the economic interests of our clients. During the provision of employment law legal services, we practice cost control measures and advanced business management techniques. Also, we employ a variety of flexible fee techniques. Some of these strategies include flat rate fees, contingency fees, reverse contingency fees, and modified hourly rates. We can adapt so as to fairly allocate the risks of costly legal actions.

Put Our Experience and Knowledge of the Employment Law System
to Work for You

Our Dallas employment lawyers have decades of experience defending employees whose rights were abused or ignored. Many employment law claims must first be filed with either the EEOC and/or the TWC. This filing must occur within a certain time limit in order to preserve the right to file a lawsuit. There are other restrictions. For example, your company must employ at least 15 employees before it can be liable for many types of discrimination. Or that the company is required to employ at least 20 people before it can be liable for an age discrimination claim. After your claim is reviewed, you might receive a Notice of Right to Sue. This Notice allows you to proceed with a lawsuit if you wish. In some cases, our Dallas employment lawyers can represent you through the EEOC or TWC process.

Our Dallas Employment Lawyers Can Also Help With
Employee Benefits Litigation

The laws governing employee benefits are distinct from those governing the process of joining, rising through the ranks, and leaving a company. Texas insurance laws and the federal Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) give rights to employees who are entitled to employment benefits. Employee benefits are always being expanded or contracted, depending upon many factors. Our Dallas employment lawyers may be able to help you with employee benefits that were denied or withdrawn illegally. If you have a claim that was denied or ignored, contact Kilgore & Kilgore. We have helped many people get the benefits they were denied.

Clients Sound Off About Our Dallas Employment Lawyers

Click on this link to read some of the many client testimonials that people have sent our firm to thank our Dallas employment lawyers for getting them what they deserved. Kilgore & Kilgore may be able to do the same for you.

Reach Out to our Dallas Employment Lawyers

To schedule a free review of the facts of your case, click here contact us.

“In my manager role, I reported some unethical behavior of my supervisor to the HR manager, but the problem was not addressed. So, I took the matter to Corporate. A different supervisor was assigned who made work miserable for me. Then, he terminated me. I’d been with that employer for 20 years and received high performance metrics. I reached out to Bob Goodman. He told me of the best course of action then worked diligently to negotiate my severance package. I had a lot of questions along the way. Bob was responsive, even after hours and on weekends. He was compassionate, professional and easy to speak with. I highly recommend Bob Goodman and Kilgore & Kilgore.”
– DM, 2018, Employment Retaliation, Wrongful Termination, Severance Package

“I was very pleased with the professionalism and knowledge of Ted Anderson and his team. He led me through a most difficult time. Ted Anderson was available to answer my questions even after normal business hours. He listened, set the best course of action, and made sure I was informed along the way. I would highly recommend Ted and his team to anyone in a legal dispute.”
– SS, Employment Agreement, 2017

“I searched online for an attorney and found Bob Goodman. He called me to his office and I told him about my problem. He said there a way we can go forward with a discrimination case against an employer. Bob Goodman was polite, kind, intelligent, and informative. He described the points of my legal argument and got to work immediately. He encouraged me to hang in there for more than a year. He worked for the maximum benefit. He told me what he would do and he did it. I would recommend him.”
– RM, Intentional Infliction of Emotional Distress, Employment Discrimination, 2016

“Thank you for taking my case and believing in me. A great deal of my recovery from everything that happened is a direct result of being given the opportunity to fight the good fight. Thank you for the friendship, strength and incredible legal representation.”
– Laura, Sexual Harassment Case Settled on the Eve of the Trial, 2006

“Bob Goodman was responsive and knowledgeable. It made me feel better when he reviewed my documents and answered my questions. He is an excellent employment law attorney in Dallas that I highly recommend.”
– AMK, Employment Separation Matter, 2014

Employment defamation expungement from FINRA Form U-5 and Compensatory Damages Award:
TFS v. LPL Financial dba Texas Investment & Retirement Services, FINRA Case 15-02271

Wrongful discharge of securities industry broker resulted in multi-million dollar FINRA award:
Schonhorst v. Dane-Rauscher, LLC


Boston Globe article dated January 7, 2020:
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