Dean A. Knecht currently practices in the areas of Construction Defect, Personal Injury and Insurance Defense Litigation. During the course of his legal career, Mr. Knecht has obtained extensive experience in handling a broad range of litigation, including premises liability, personal injury, product liability, construction defects, toxic exposure, employment disputes and the defense of governmental entities. Mr. Knecht has also developed an exhaustive background in representing non-subscribing employers in negligence cases. Additionally, he has broadened his experience in relation to product liability and construction defect cases both defending and prosecuting subrogation claims. Mr. Knecht has successfully tried a number of cases to a jury, resulting in favorable verdicts for his clients.
Mr. Knecht was born at Travis AFB, California. He graduated from Texas A&M University in 1992, where he earned his Bachelor’s of Science degree majoring in Political Science. Mr. Knecht earned his law degree from South Texas College of Law in 2002. While attending South Texas, Mr. Knecht was involved in many trial advocacy programs including the Board of Advocates. Mr. Knecht was admitted to the Texas Bar in November 2002. Mr. Knecht has worked as a litigation attorney for various law firms in Dallas, Texas. He joined Fee, Smith & Sharp, LLP, in 2014.
Mr. Knecht maintains professional affiliations with the State Bar of Texas, Dallas Bar Association and the Texas Association of Defense Counsel. Mr. Knecht is admitted to practice law before all state courts in Texas, as well as the United States District Courts for the Northern, Southern, Eastern and Western Districts of Texas. Mr. Knecht has prosecuted claims in other jurisdictions including Alabama, Mississippi, Missouri and Oklahoma.