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Frances A. Lout

Dallas Attorney
Frances A. Lout

Phone: 214.748.7900


Languages: English

As a shareholder of Downs & Stanford, Ms. Lout’s primary area of practice is Workers’ Compensation. She is board certified in Workers’ Compensation Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. Ms. Lout oversees this group within the firm and manages Workers’ Compensation scheduling for all of the attorneys, in addition to handling her own docket of claims. Ms. Lout has also handled a general insurance defense practice, including premises liability, toxic torts, third party actions, and subrogation. She was instrumental in drafting a change to the Texas Labor Code, which benefits employers with union contracts. In addition, Ms. Lout is the choice of counsel for several large national corporations when it comes to Texas workers’ compensation matters. She frequently provides educational presentations for adjusters, employers, and other attorneys.

Bar Admissions

  • State of Texas (1988)
  • United States District Court—Northern District of Texas

Professional Affiliations

  • State Bar of Texas
  • Dallas Bar Association
  • Risk and Insurance Management Skills Group


  • Southern Methodist University, J.D., 1988
  • Texas Women’s University, Master of Education, 1985
  • North Texas State University, B.S., 1975

Lectures (Selected Topics)

  • “Ethics and Bad Faith”
  • “Compensability and Defenses”
  • “Supplemental Income Benefits”
  • “Workers’ Compensation 101 for Employers”
  • “Employer’s Rights”

Board Certifications

  • Board Certified in Workers’ Compensation Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization


Contact This Firm

Downs & Stanford, P.C.

2001 Bryan Street
Suite 4000
Dallas, TX 75201
United States

Law Firm Contact: Jay R. Downs

Tel: 214.748.7900

Fax: 214.748.4530



Member Since: 2004

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