We want to assure our clients that Matthews, Shiels, Knott, Eden, Davis & Beanland, LLP is prepared to continue our operations during this public health crisis, the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. We are currently working in our offices and in the event of an office closure or other disruption, we are equipped to work remotely in a technologically secure environment. We look forward to continuing to serve you and we wish safety and good health to everyone.


Daniel A. Knott – [email protected]
Robert L. Eden – [email protected]
Robert J. Davis – [email protected]
Misti L. Beanland – [email protected]
Marlene D. Thomson – [email protected]

Misti L. Beanland

  • Partner


Dallas, TX





Misti L. Beanland has been a partner with Matthews, Shiels, Knott, Eden, Davis & Beanland, L.L.P. since 2006 and has practiced with this firm for over 10 years.  Her practice focuses primarily on construction law, bankruptcy, and landlord/tenant related litigation.  She was admitted to the State Bar of Oklahoma in 1996, the State Bar of Texas in 1997, and, subsequently, to the Northern, Southern, Eastern, and Western U.S. District Courts.  Ms. Beanland received a B.S. from Southern Nazarene University in 1993, (Magna Cum Laude) and a J.D. from Oklahoma City University School of Law in 1996.  Ms. Beanland is a member of the Texas Bar Association, and the Oklahoma Bar Association.  She currently serves as Chair of the Dallas Construction Lawyers Section of the Dallas Bar Association and is a speaker to attorneys and construction groups concerning construction law, bankruptcy, and collection issues.

Areas Of Practice

  • Commercial Collection
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Construction Defects
  • Construction Liens & Bonds
  • Creditor's Rights
  • General Litigation
  • Insurance Defense
  • Landlord/Tenant
  • Bankruptcy

Bar Admissions

  • Oklahoma, 1996
  • Texas, 1997
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas, 2000
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Texas, 2000
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Texas, 2000
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Texas, 2000


  • Oklahoma City University School of Law, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
    • J.D. - 1996
    • Honors: Phi Delta Phi
  • Southern Nazarene University
    • B.S. - 1993
    • Honors: magna cum laude

Professional Associations And Memberships

  • Texas Bar Association, Member
  • Dallas Young Construction Lawyers, Chair
  • Oklahoma Bar Association, Member
  • Dallas Bar Association, Member