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Margaret M. Knott

As founder of the Dallas law firm of Knott & Doyle, Ms. Knott has 29 years of experience in the defense of personal injury and workers' compensation cases, representing insurance carriers and self-insured businesses. She is board certified in personal injury trial law and workers' compensation law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization and is AV rated by Martindale Hubbell. Her areas of practice include personal injury and workers' compensation litigation, in courts and administrative hearings, nonsubscriber defense and civil litigation. Ms. Knott also represents clients in defense of wrongful termination suits and subrogation claims. Her experience includes extensive work defending child care centers in suits for injuries and alleged abuse. She frequently provides continuing education presentations to insurance carriers and professional associations regarding workers' compensation matters, and served on the planning committee for the Texas Bar Association's 2011-2016 Advanced Workers' Compensation Seminars. Ms. Knott was elected by her peers to be the Vice Chairman of the Workers' Compensation Law Section of the State Bar of Texas for the 2015 to 2016 term. Ms. Knott was elected as the Chairman of the State Bar of Texas Workers' Compensation Law Section for the 2016-2017 term.

Bar Admission

  • State of Texas, 1986
  • United States District Court – Northern and Eastern Districts of Texas

Board Certified

  • Personal Injury Trial Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization, 1997 to present
  • Workers' Compensation Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization, 2004 to present

AV Rated by Martindale Hubble

Education

  • University of Houston, J.D., 1986
  • University of Texas at Austin, B.A., 1983

Professional Affiliations

  • State Bar of Texas
  • Worker's Compensation Law Section of the State Bar of Texas
    • Chairman, August 2016 to Present
    • Vice Chairman, August 2015 to August 2016
    • Speaker, 2011 through 2015 Advanced Workers' Compensation Course
    • Planning Committee Member, 2011 through 2016 

Recent Lectures and Publications

  • 2015 Appeals Panel Update, State Bar Advanced Workers' Compensation Course
  • 2014 Case Law Update, State Bar Advanced Workers' Compensation Course
  • 2013 Case Law Update, State Bar Advanced Workers' Compensation Course
  • 2012 Texas Workers' Compensation Forum, Speaker
  • 2012 Case Law Update, State Bar Advanced Workers' Compensation Course  
  • 2012 Medical Dispute Resolution Update
  • 2011 Case Law Update, State Bar Advanced Workers' Compensation Course
  • 2011 Texas Workers' Compensation Forum, Speaker
  • 2011 New Designated Doctor Rules
  • 2010 Case Law and Appellate Update
  • 2010 New BRC Rules
  • 2010 Texas Workers' Compensation Forum, Speaker
  • 2009 Supplemental Income Benefit Rule Changes
  • 2009 Reimbursement of Voluntary Employer Payments to Injured Workers
  • 2008 Compensability Issues and Claim Dispute
  • 2008 Workers' Compensation Documentation for Texas Employers
  • 2007 Disability Management
  • 2007 Workers' Compensation Legislative Update
  • 2007 New Rules for DDs, RMEs and Peer Reviews
  • 2006 Avoiding Liability for Pre-Existing Injuries
  • 2006 A Practical Guide to Workers' Compensation Subrogation
  • 2006 The Relationship Between Workers' Compensation, ADA and FMLA in Assessing Return to Work Issues
  • 2005 Changes to Workers' Compensation by House Bill 7
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KNOTT & DOYLE
Located at 5310 Harvest Hill Road, Suite 186 Dallas, TX 75230. View Map
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