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Joe R. Greenhill

Biography
Joe Greenhill is a partner in the firm’s Appellate and Litigation sections. Prior to joining Kelly Hart & Hallman LLP, Mr. Greenhill served as a law clerk to the Honorable John Devine and the Honorable David Medina of the Texas Supreme Court.
Experience and highlights
  • Great W. Drilling, Ltd. v. Pathfinder Oil & Gas, Inc., No. 11-14-00206-CV, 2020 WL 373096 (Tex. App.—Eastland Jan. 23, 2020, pet. dism’d) (mem. op. on remand)
  • Davis v. Gulf Coast Auth., No. 11-19-00309-CV, 2020 WL 5491201 (Tex. App.—Eastland Sept. 11, 2020, no pet.)
  • In re Murrin Bros. 1885, Ltd., No. 18-0737, 2019 WL 6971663 (Tex. Dec. 20, 2019) (orig. proceeding)
  • Friedman & Feiger, LLP v. Massey, Nos. 02-18-00401-CV, 02-18-00402-CV, 2019 WL 3269325 (Tex. App.—Fort Worth July 18, 2019, pet. denied) (mem. op.)
  • Estate of Klutts, No. 02-18-00356-CV, 2019 WL 6904550 (Tex. App.—Fort Worth Dec. 19, 2019, no pet.) (mem. op.)
  • Pathfinder Oil & Gas, Inc. v. Great W. Drilling, Ltd., 574 S.W.3d 882 (Tex. 2019)
  • In re Thetford, 574 S.W.3d 362 (Tex. 2019) (orig. proceeding)
  • Musallam v. Ali, No. 02-16-00282-CV, 2019 WL 1950179 (Tex. App.—Fort Worth May 2, 2019, no pet.) (mem. op. on remand)
  • Anderson v. Durant, 550 S.W.3d 605 (Tex. 2018)
  • N. Am. Tubular Servs., LLC v. BOPCO, L.P., No. 02-17-00352-CV, 2018 WL 4140635 (Tex. App.—Fort Worth Aug. 30, 2018, no pet.) (mem. op.)
  • In re Happy State Bank, No. 02-17-00453-CV, 2018 WL 1918217 (Tex. App.—Fort Worth Apr. 23, 2018, orig. proceeding) (mem. op.)
  • City of Bedford v. Apartment Ass’n of Tarrant Cty., Inc., No. 02-16-00356-CV, 2017 WL 3429143, at *1 (Tex. App.—Fort Worth Aug. 10, 2017, pet. denied) (mem. op.)
  • Kinsel v. Lindsey, 526 S.W.3d 411 (Tex. 2017)
  • CBIF Ltd. P’ship v. TGI Friday’s Inc., No. 05-15-00157-CV, 2017 WL 1455407 (Tex. App.—Dallas Apr. 21, 2017, pet. denied) (mem. op.)
  • Crosstex N. Tex. Pipeline, L.P. v. Gardiner, 505 S.W.3d 580 (Tex. 2016)
  • Conglomerate Gas II, L.P. v Gibb, No. 02-14-00119-CV, 2015 WL 6081919 (Tex. App.—Fort Worth Oct. 15, 2015, pet. denied)
  • Cactus Well Serv., Inc. v. Energico Prod., Inc., No. 02-13-00186-CV, 2014 WL 6493231 (Tex. App.-Fort Worth Nov. 20, 2014), opinion supplemented on denial of reh’g, No. 02-13-00186-CV, 2015 WL 293840 (Tex. App.—Fort Worth Jan. 22, 2015,  pet. denied)
  • 1707 New York Ave., LLC v. City of Arlington, No. 02-14-00259-CV, 2015 WL 6457569 (Tex. App.—Fort Worth Oct. 22, 2015, no pet.) (mem. op.)   

 

Affiliations and honors
AFFILIATIONS
  • Texas Bar Foundation, Fellow
  • Tarrant County Bar Association, Appellate Section, Chair
  • Eldon B. Mahon Inn of Court
  • Texas Supreme Court Historical Society
  • The WARM Place, Board Member

HONORS

  • Named Best Lawyers®, Dallas/Fort Worth-Ones to Watch, U.S. News & World Report, 2021-2022
    • Appellate Practice
  • Texas Super Lawyers Rising Stars, Thomson Reuters, 2018-2021
    • Appellate
  • Top Attorney, 360 West magazine, 2018-2021
    • Appellate
  • Top Attorney, Fort Worth, Texas magazine, 2017-2021
    • Appellate
  • Top Attorney less than five years in practice, 360 West magazine, 2017
    • Appellate
  • Top Attorney less than five years in practice, Fort Worth, Texas magazine, 2013-2016
    • Appellate
Education
  • Charleston School of Law, J.D., magna cum laude, 2012  
    • Charleston Law Review, Associate Editor in Chief, 2011-2012; Member, 2010-2011
  • Texas Tech University, B.A., summa cum laude, 2006
Admissions
  • State Bar of Texas, 2013
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit
Speeches & Publications
  • Casteel Update, presented at the 32nd Annual State Bar of Texas Advanced Civil Appellate Practice Course (September 2018).
  • Declaratory Judgment as a Remedy: When You Can and When You Can’t, presented at the 35th Annual State Bar of Texas Litigation Update (January 2019).

Joe R. Greenhill

Partner
P (817) 878-3594
F (817) 878-9280

Licenses

State Bar of Texas

PRACTICE AREA(S)

Joe Greenhill Named 2021 Texas Lawyers Rising Stars