Joseph F. Guida
Joseph F. Guida
Managing Shareholder
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214.692.0014 (Direct)
214.692.6610 (Fax)
Guida, Slavich & Flores, P.C.
14679 Midway Road, Suite 115
Addison, Texas 75001

Mr. Guida, the founding principal of the firm, has practiced environmental law since 1979. He has a diversified, national environmental law practice covering air and water quality control, solid and hazardous waste management issues, toxic substances, and state and federal Superfund (CERCLA) matters. He has represented clients in a vast array of industrial and commercial settings.


  • J.D. - The University of Virginia School of Law
  • M.A., Public Administration - University of Virginia
  • B.A. with Honors - The University of Virginia, Phi Beta Kappa.

Bar Admissions

  • Texas
  • The District of Columbia
  • Ohio (inactive)

Court Admissions

  • The United States Courts of Appeals for the Fifth, Tenth, and District of Columbia Circuits
  • The United States District Courts for the Northern, Eastern and Southern Districts of Texas
  • The United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio.


  • City of Dallas Environmental Health Commission (1983-1987)
  • Dallas County Local Emergency Planning Committee (past member)
  • Environmental Law Section of the Dallas Bar Association (A Co-founder and first Section Chair)
  • Dallas Bar Foundation
  • Texas Bar Foundation
  • The Environmental and Natural Resources Law Section of the State Bar of Texas (Executive Council, 1986-88)

Other Selected Publications and Distinctions

  • Commandeering State Government: Renewed Confusion Over Federal Power Under the Clean Air Act, 10 Ecol.L.Q. 579 (1983)
  • Dramatic Growth in Citizen Suits Under the Federal Clean Water Act, 7 National Law Journal 24 (1984)
  • Corrective Action Under The Resource Conservation And Recovery Act, 44 Sw L.J. 1331 (1991)
  • Lost Elephant: The RCRA Corrective Action Program, 1 Journal of Environmental Permitting 125 (1992)
  • Traffic Jam: The Intersection of CERCLA and the Bankruptcy Code (Co-author), 7 Journal of Environmental Permitting 75 (1998)
  • Past Editor-in-Chief of Environmental Regulation and Permitting (John Wiley & Sons, Inc.) (1993-1997)
  • Former lecturer in Environmental Law at Southern Methodist University School of Law
  • Speaker at numerous continuing legal education programs.