For more than 25 years, Jim Loveless, principal of Loveless & Naylor, has earned a reputation throughout the state for specialization and expertise in matrimonial law. Loveless and his staff have honed their skills by concentrating on all of their attention and legal knowledge on matters affecting divorce.
Loveless and his staff utilize a team approach in representing their clients. "Our dedication and experience assure the client that we know what to do right from the start," says Loveless, "and that we will do everything possible to assure an advantageous outcome and minimize the emotional trauma to our client." He also stresses that each client is an individual who deserves personalized time and attention, professionalism and confidentiality.
Loveless, a board certified family law specialist was awarded the Eva Barnes Award by the Tarrant County Family Bar Association for his significant contribution to family law. He is a former member of the Board of Examiners of the Texas Board of Legal Specialization, and the National Board of Governors of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers. Loveless has also been recognized by D Magazine as the best family lawyer in Tarrant County and by the Fort Worth Star-Telegram as the top-rated family lawyer. He has lectured at numerous advanced family law seminars, with the focus of his presentations being maximizing results for clients in finding innovative ways to resolve cases. He has authored and published more than 50 articles on matrimonial law. "I believe it is important to share your knowledge, to give something back and mentor younger lawyers," he says.
Loveless enjoys all aspects of his profession, from courtroom drama to dealing with the complex financial evaluation of his high-dollar clients. With his insight and sagacity, most of his cases are resolved without a trial, with optimum outcomes for his clients. Loveless is always a thorough advocate for his client, as well as a professional adversary to the opposing party. The result is that most of the time, both parties feel they received an equitable resolution.
In court or out, Loveless never forgets his main goals: treating his client with respect, and winning his cases. This philosophy has resulted in many referrals from satisfied clients, or other attorneys and even opponents. Loveless has successfully concluded and resolved the representation of some of the highest profile and most successful business and professional clients in the Metroplex. "The most satisfying aspect of my vocation is giving people back their lives," he says.
Through his years of experience dealing with love gone wrong, Loveless has learned the secret to keeping a marriage together for more than 44 years and has raised two successful children.
Loveless' list of professional activities and honors is long. He has been listed in all editions of "Best Lawyers in America" and also "Who's Who in American Trial Lawyers." He is a sought-after speaker on issues of matrimonial law not only throughout Texas, but also across the country and is a past member of the Child Support Guidelines Committee for the Supreme Court of Texas. He is also a Fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Director of the Texas Academy of Family Law Specialists, and past president of the Texas Chapter of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers.
Most of Loveless & Naylor' cases involve affluent couples, professional practices or closely-held business interest. He represents both women and men and is a strong advocate of women's rights. But no matter which side of the case Loveless is on, both sides know they are witnessing a quarter-century of experience and knowledge in every aspect of matrimonial law.
Kimberly Naylor joined the firm in 1998 and quickly became a great asset to the firm. She handles all types of family law cases including divorces, child support, child custody, modification and enforcement. She is trained in Collaborative Law and is a member of the Collaborative Law Institute of Texas. She is also a mediator with advanced training in family law mediations and provides mediation services in Tarrant County. She has been named by Texas Monthly as a Rising Star for the years 2004-2009. Naylor was the past chair for the Lawyers Against Domestic Violence Committee of the Tarrant County Bar Association and has also served as the chair for the Fee Arbitration Committee. She is married to Stephen J. Naylor, another family law attorney in Tarrant County and they have a wonderful 8 year old daughter.