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Ron G. MacFarlane, Jr. focuses on the representation of individuals, corporations and governmental entities in the trial, arbitration and mediation of commercial litigation and cases involving wrongful death, products liability, premises liability, construction defects, defamation, breach of contract, deceptive trade practices, and municipal law. Mr. MacFarlane routinely advises businesses and governments on contract negotiations, risk and litigation management, insurance coverage, employee relations and real estate matters. Ron MacFarlane has represented hundreds of clients in state and federal cases throughout the State of Texas. As a result of his reputation as a trial attorney, Mr. MacFarlane is a respected lecturer and instructor on trial advocacy and deposition skills. He served as as a trial advocacy instructor for National Institute of Trial Advocacy from 2001 to 2008.
Mr. MacFarlane has been recognized for his high professional legal standards and ethics in the Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers through the Martindale-Hubbell Bar Register. The Martindale-Hubbell Bar Register is limited to only the most distinguished attorneys and law firms; those that have earned an AV rating (the highest ethical and legal ability rating) in the Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory. Only about 5 percent of practicing lawyers have earned this high peer-reviewed rating.
Mr. MacFarlane is admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court, the Supreme Court of Texas, the United States Court of Appeals – 5th Circuit, and the United States District Courts for the Northern, Southern, Eastern and Western Districts of Texas. Mr MacFarlane is also a member of the College of the State Bar of Texas, the Bar Association of the Fifth Federal Circuit, the Dallas Bar Association, the State Bar of Texas and the International Municipal Lawyers Association.
Mr. MacFarlane has served as the City Attorney for the City of Cedar Hill, Texas, since 1996. He has served as the City Attorney for the City of Ovilla, Texas, since 2012 and as the City Attorney for the City of Pecan Hill, Texas, since 2015.