Meet Our Attorneys

Heygood, Orr & Pearson is a Dallas, Texas-based law firm dedicated to representing individuals and corporations in commercial litigation claims, personal injury and mass tort lawsuits, and other legal matters.

Please visit our profile page to read more about our firm, or click on the links below to learn more about the trial attorneys at Heygood, Orr & Pearson.

To speak with an attorney, please call us toll-free at 1-877-446-9001, or click on the following link to submit a free case evaluation form to receive a consultation regarding your case.



Michael Heygood

Michael Heygood, selected to the Super Lawyers List, a Thomson Reuters publication, focuses his practice on insurance companies and corporate litigation, and a multitude of other civil arenas.


Jim Orr

Jim Orr, selected by his peers to the Super Lawyers List, a Thomson Reuters publication, focuses on complex business litigation and personal injury cases. He has tried 70+ cases to jury verdict.


Eric D. Pearson

Eric D. Pearson, selected to the Super Lawyers List, a Thomson Reuters publication, and one of the “Best Lawyers Under 40” by D Magazine, handles commercial and personal injury lawsuits.


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Charles Miller

Charles Miller focuses his practice on the areas of complex commercial litigation and personal injury litigation, including cases involving the fentanyl pain patch.


John “Jay” Pate

John “Jay” Pate focuses his practice on complex tort litigation involving catastrophic personal injury, wrongful death, medical malpractice, and product liability.

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John Chapman

John Chapman has experience in complex commercial litigation including securities fraud, RICO, shareholder oppression and derivative actions, as well as personal injury litigation.

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Chris Cessac

Chris Cessac has handled cases involving personal injury, product liability, commercial litigation, medical malpractice, and bad faith insurance litigation.


Jim Clutts, Jr.

Jim Clutts focuses his practice on legal matters involving personal injury, banking, construction, automobiles, and other areas.