Focus on streamlining operations, scaling processes to support strategic growth 

DALLAS – Fears Law, a national law firm based in Dallas, with a proven track record for achieving favorable verdicts and resolutions on behalf of clients, proudly announces the appointment of Debbie Ames as its new Chief Operating Officer (COO). Debbie’s appointment signifies the firm’s unwavering commitment to provide exceptional client service and to follow the highest principles of professionalism.  

In her role as COO, Ms. Ames will spearhead the acceleration of the firm’s growth as the strategic leader of processes and people. Collaborating closely with leaders across the firm, she will work in tandem with firm founder Bryan Fears, helping to ensure quality client service. 

“Debbie is an exceptional business leader, consistently rising to the occasion to deliver strong and positive results,” said Mr. Fears. “Her appointment as Chief Operating Officer marks a significant milestone for Fears Law, emphasizing the firm’s dedication not only to continuous growth, but also our desire to do the best-possible work for our clients. I am excited to welcome Debbie to the team in the new COO position.” 

Ms. Ames, who brings more than 15 years of operational leadership experience to her new role, primarily in the professional services sector, most recently served as a director at Eisner Advisory Group. Prior to that, she was a partner at Goldin Peiser & Peiser, where she also served as the COO, Director of Human Resources and Director of Business Development. She is a certified Professional in Human Resources® (PHR®), Prosci ® Certified Change Practitioner and holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Texas at Austin. 

“I am excited to work with the outstanding team at Fears Law; their values of transparency, integrity, tenacity, responsibility and compassion align with my own and are a powerful foundation for continued success,” said Ms. Ames. “The firm has a great reputation and is known for its warm, inclusive culture. I look forward to contributing to the culture and driving the firm’s productivity to new levels.” 

About Fears Law: 

Fears Law is a dynamic legal team focusing on a variety of both litigation and business law matters. The firm represents a diverse set of clients, levying justice in an array of areas. For more information, visit 

Fears Law Firm is proud to announce that the firm has been recognized in the 2024 edition of Best Law Firms, ranked by Best Lawyers, as one of the top firms for Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law in the North Texas area.

Firms included in the Best Law Firms listing are recognized for professional excellence based on feedback and ratings from clients and peers.  To be eligible, at least one attorney in the law firm must be recognized in the 2024 edition of The Best Lawyers in America, which listed both founder Bryan Fears and partner Julianne Parker. In addition, three of the firm’s attorneys were named to the Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch, which included Brice Burris, Chris Brown, and Jeremy Ayer.

Best Law Firms is widely recognized as the most credible rankings of exceptional law firms, rooted in a rigorous, peer-to-peer, industry-driven evaluation. Achieving a tiered ranking in Best Law Firms signals a unique combination of quality law practice and breadth of legal expertise.  Ranked firms, presented in three tiers, are recognized on a national and metro-based scale. The reputation earned over the past 14 years and a future-focused commitment to innovation provides legal professionals with an elevated stature, validation and confidence that comes from being part of, and working with, a Best Law Firms honored practice.

The firm’s profile results are available in the Best Law Firms publication and online here.

Bryan Fears secures place among esteemed list of state’s top attorneys 

DALLAS – Fears Law is proud to share that firm founder Bryan Fears has been selected to the 2023 Texas Super Lawyers list for outstanding representation of plaintiffs in personal injury litigation.

“I am truly honored and grateful to have been selected for this year’s Super Lawyers list,” said Fears. “It is an honor to be acknowledged by my peers within the legal community and featured amongst some of the top practitioners in the state.” 

Super Lawyers, a comprehensive and widely respected legal services guide owned by Thomson Reuters, uses a multiphase selection process that includes nominations from lawyers, peer recognition and professional achievement. No more than five percent of lawyers in the state are selected each year. 

The complete list of honorees will be published in the Texas issue of Super Lawyers magazine and in the October issue of Texas Monthly. The full listing is available at