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Andrew Jee
Charmaine Voorhees
Jee Law Associate
Charmaine Voorhees

Introduction

Charmaine Voorhees is a trial lawyer representing clients in variety of contested business, criminal, and family law cases. Charmaine serves as lead counsel in a number of cases and also assists Andrew Jee in complex cases.

Practice Summary

Trial and litigation practice focusing on business and contractual disputes, criminal defense, and family law. Past cases have involved breach of contract, fraud, breach of fiduciary duty, and assorted real estate matters.

Industry Experience

Recent clients have been involved in the following industries: Apartment Complexes, Attorneys and Law Firms, Building and Construction, Real Estate Developers, Business Brokerage Services, Restaurants and Bars, Financial Services, and Sales and Marketing Organizations.

Past Civil Cases

  • Represented one of the nation's largest nonprofits to dispute several years of business property taxes. Received a complete exemption on the property in dispute days before trial.
  • Represented plaintiff in a products liability case. Obtained settlement almost four times greater than corporate defendant's original offer.
  • Defended client as co-counsel in a declaratory judgment action regarding easement rights. After a full-day injunction hearing, a temporary injunction less restrictive than what Plaintiff requested was issued.
  • Represented client in divorce trial. Obtained favorable verdict for client at trial.
  • Represented plaintiffs in numerous debt collection actions. Obtained judgments against defendant-debtors.

Past Criminal Cases

  • Defended client in driver's license suspension hearing to which judge found in favor of client.
  • Defended client in juvenile court accused of shoplifting. Negotiated a favorable plea deal for client.
  • Defended various clients in traffic offenses resulting in dismissals or deferred adjudication and reduced fines.

Bar Admissions

State Bar of Texas
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas

Affiliations & Involvement

Dallas Bar Association
Dallas Association of Young Lawyers
Dallas Women Lawyers Association
Served as a Judicial Intern for Hon. Martin Hoffman, 68th District Court

Education

Texas A&M School of Law
Texas Christian University, Bachelor of Arts in English & Philosophy, Minor in Business

Contact Information

Charmaine Voorhees
JEE LAW, PLLC

Turtle Creek Centre
3811 Turtle Creek Boulevard, Suite 1400
Dallas, Texas 75219
(214 ) 965-0011 Telephone
(214) 572-7297 Facsimile
cvorhees@andrewjee.com
Andrew Jee
Jee Law Partner
Andrew Jee

Introduction

Andrew Jee is a veteran trial lawyer representing clients in all state and federal courts in Texas—especially in contentious cases likely to go to trial.

Practice Summary

Trial and litigation practice focusing on business disputes and white-collar criminal defense. Past cases have involved breach of contract, fraud, breach of fiduciary duty, theft of trade secrets, business divorces, non-competition agreements, legal malpractice, intellectual property matters, and assorted real estate matters. Representation of select clients in personal injury and family law cases, especially when a trial is anticipated. Representation of attorneys in professional discipline (state bar grievance) cases. Representation of aircraft owners in connection with a wide variety of aviation and operational issues.

Industry Experience

Recent clients have been involved in the following industries: Aircraft Brokers and Dealers, Aircraft Owners and Operators, Apartment Complexes, Attorneys and Law Firms, Automobile Dealers, Broadcasters, Building and Construction, Business Process Outsourcers, Check Cashers, Collection Agencies, Data Processors, Financial Services, Health Clubs, Investors, Law Enforcement, Physicians and Health Care Providers, Publishers, Real Estate Developers, Restaurants and Bars, Sales and Marketing Organizations, Software and Website Developers, Sports and Entertainment, and Waste Disposal.

Past Civil Cases

  • Defended president of a Dallas based company in a lawsuit seeking $100+ million in damages for breach of contract, fraud, deceptive trade practices, and related claims. All claims dismissed prior to trial.
  • Defended chairman of a Dallas based company in a lawsuit seeking $3+ million in damages for breach of contract, fraud, and related claims. All claims dismissed prior to trial.
  • Defended the spouse of a company president who was sued for fraudulent transfer of certain company assets, conspiracy, and related claims. Plaintiff sought $2+ million. Defense verdict after a three day trial.
  • Defended medial professional sued for fraud, deceptive trade practices, and breach of contract by another medical professional. Jury returned a defense verdict after a four day trial.
  • Represented plaintiff as co-counsel in personal injury case in Collin County, Texas. Successfully obtained a verdict in favor of plaintiff after a three day jury trial.
  • Represented law firm and two of its attorneys sued by opposing party for malicious prosecution. Obtained defense verdict after three day trial.
  • Represented plaintiff in a case against client's former attorney for breach of fiduciary duty. Jury returned a verdict in favor of plaintiff after five day trial.
  • Represented corporate plaintiff in an action to enforce non-competition agreements of multiple departing executives. Obtained highly favorable settlement for client after trial court granted client's temporary restraining order.
  • Represented defendant in overturning $250,000 default judgment for negligent conduct. Court subsequently granted summary judgment dismissing all claims against defendant.
  • Successfully represented numerous employers and employees at hearings seeking injunctive relief relating to non-competition agreements.
  • Successfully represented numerous clients at bench trials involving breach of contract actions on both the plaintiff and defendant side of the docket.

Past Criminal Cases

  • Defended financial professional indicted multiple times for misapplication of fiduciary property valued at over $3+ million. All charges dismissed.
  • Defended client accused of felony assault with a deadly weapon/intoxication assault after automobile crash in which multiple participants were airlifted for emergency medical treatment. All charges dismissed prior to trial.
  • Defended client who assaulted a "certified peace officer" employed by the local Sheriff's Department. Client stated he acted in self defense. After hearing from eight witnesses, the jury returned a "Not Guilty" verdict.
  • Defended martial arts instructor accused of assaulting a young student. After hearing from five witnesses, the jury returned a "Not Guilty" verdict.
  • Defended educator accused of sexual contact with student. All charges dismissed after defense presentation to grand jury.
  • Defended president of Dallas area company alleged to have assaulted young woman by four eye witnesses. Jury found defendant "Not Guilty."
  • Defended client accused of a felony DWI (4th offense). State reduced charged to a misdemeanor DWI (1st offense) and defendant was sentenced to time served (less than 1 day) after trial court heard defendant's pre-trial motions challenging the inadmissibility of state's scientific evidence.
  • Defended business executive for possession of a firearm at an airport in Dallas. Case dismissed and firearm returned after defense presentation to grand jury.
  • Defended attorney before the state bar grievance committee's evidentiary panel in proceeding to disbar attorney. Committee issued attorney with a private reprimand. Represented attorney in a district court proceeding brought by the state bar to disbar attorney. Obtained a short suspension after a one day trial.
  • Obtained dismissals of numerous professional disciplinary complaints (bar grievances) brought against attorneys practicing in the Dallas area.

Bar Admissions

State Bar of Texas
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas

Affiliations & Involvement

National Trial Lawyers Association
Texas Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Dallas Bar Association
Faculty Member - Dallas Bar Association Trial Academy
Dallas Trial Lawyers Association
Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
DAYL Foundation Fellow
DAYL Leadership Class
Dallas Community Police Awards Committee, Past President
Dallas Junior Chamber of Commerce, Past President

Education

Dedman School of Law, Southern Methodist University, Juris Doctor
Oregon State University, Bachelor of Science in Economics

Contact Information

Andrew Jee
JEE LAW, PLLC

Attorneys & Counselors
Turtle Creek Centre
3811 Turtle Creek Boulevard, Suite 1400
Dallas, Texas 75219
(214 ) 965-0011 Telephone
(214) 572-7297 Facsimile
ajee@andrewjee.com Email
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JEE LAW, PLLC
Attorneys & Counselors
Turtle Creek Centre
3811 Turtle Creek Boulevard, Suite 1400
Dallas, Texas 75219
(214 ) 965-0011 Telephone
(214) 572-7297 Facsimile

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