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Phone Number:   (972) 661-5114
Fax :  (972) 788-3362

Areas of practice: Business Enterprises and Securities; Appellate; Intellectual Property; Mergers and Acquisitions; Real Estate; Labor and Employment

Director practicing in business law, corporate law and appellate law. Corporate and business practice includes counsel to and representation of individuals and entities on a broad range of corporate issues involving entity selection and organization, entity formation, corporate compliance, mergers and acquisitions, contracting, real estate, employment, officer/director issues, intellectual property and entity dissolution. Appellate practice includes representation of clients in all Texas and federal appellate courts.

Education

Juris Doctor degree, cum laude – University of Toledo School of Law
Bachelor of Science in Journalism – University of Kansas

Professional History

Admitted to Texas Bar – 1985
Admitted to Missouri Bar – 1981
Admitted to practice before the U.S. Supreme Court
Admitted to practice before the U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit
Admitted to practice before U.S. District Courts for the Northern and Southern Districts of Texas and the Western District of Missouri
Admitted to practice before the U.S. Tax Court
Board Certified, Civil Appellate Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization

Professional Affiliations

Member, State Bar of Texas
Member, Missouri Bar
Member, Bar Association of the Fifth Federal Circuit
Member, Dallas Bar Association
Member, Appellate Section-Dallas Bar Association and State Bar of Texas
Former Member, West Group, Texas Editorial Board
Member, Phi Kappa Phi
Fellow, Texas Bar Foundation

Rated AV® PreeminentTM

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