Attorney Elois Caswell joined McCathern in 2023 and is already assisting McCathern’s experienced partners and associate attorneys with a variety of client matters including Insurance Litigation, Real Estate Litigation, Business & Commercial Litigation, Personal Injury & Wrongful Death, and Construction Litigation.
Elois earned her J.D. from Baylor Law School in 2023 as a recipient of the Dean’s Academic Excellence Full-Tuition Scholarship. While at Baylor she excelled in its renowned Practice Court, an invaluable training experience for future trial attorneys. Tenacious and competitive, Elois competed on numerous advocacy teams on behalf of Baylor, including the National Moot Court Competition in Child Welfare and Adoption Law, and the E. Earle Zehmer National Workers’ Compensation Moot Court Competition.
While at Baylor Law, she was a member of Baylor’s esteemed Barrister Society and on the Dean’s List for multiple semesters. In addition, Elois led her team to victory as the Student Coach for the ABA Student Division’s Client Counseling Competition Team that was crowned Regional Champions and National Semi-Finalist in 2022. Elois further honed her court room skills by participating in the Baylor’s Criminal Law Boot Camp, and Intellectual Property Litigation where she argued previously decided cases in front of the esteemed federal judges in the Western District of Texas.
Prior to law school, Elois graduated from the University of Texas at Austin in 2020 with a B.A. in Art History with Special Honors. She was UT College Scholar and published an honors thesis interpreting Aztec topography on an early colonial period map. While an undergraduate student, she interned at the Texas Attorney General Office in the Environmental Protection Division and served as an Ambassador for the National Center for Exploited and Missing Children. Elois also served as a committee member of Sustain UT Libraries, which sought to preserve research resources for the community, and was a member of the Chi Omega sorority.
Elois is a member of legal industry organizations such as the Dallas Association of Young Lawyers, Dallas Bar Association, and Dallas Women Lawyers Association.
Outside of practicing law, Elois enjoys painting, visiting and volunteering at art museums and galleries, and spending time with her mini golden doodle. Elois grew up in Austin and credits her big family with five siblings for making her who she is today.