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Dykema Gossett

1717 Main Street Suite 4000
Dallas, TX, 75201-7342

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
TXEligible To Practice In Texas 200001/09/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Best Lawyers in DallasD Magazine2014
Best Lawyers in DallasD Magazine2013
Texas Rising StarTexas Monthly Magazine2013
Best Lawyers in DallasD Magazine2012
Texas Rising StarTexas Monthly Magazine2012
Best Lawyers in DallasD Magazine2011
Texas Rising StarTexas Monthly Magazine2011
Texas Rising StarTexas Monthly Magazine2010
Texas Rising StarTexas Monthly Magazine2009
Texas Rising StarTexas Monthly Magazine2008
Texas Rising StarTexas Monthly Magazine2007
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerDykema Gossett2011 - Present
PartnerK&L Gates2008 - 2011
AssociateHughes & Luce, LLP2001 - 2008
Judicial Law ClerkJudge Edith H. Jones, U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit2000 - 2001
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Inns of Court, HigginbothamAssociate2005 - 2006
Dallas Association of Young LawyersLeadership Class2003 - 2003
State Bar of TexasMemberN/A
Dallas Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Dallas Association of Young LawyersMemberN/A
American Inns of Court, HigginbothamMemberN/A
Publications
Publication nameTitleDate
St. Mary's Law Journal"Judicial Review of Arbitration Awards in the Fifth Circuit,"2007
St. Mary's Law Journal“Judicial Challenges to Arbitration Awards in the Fifth Circuit,”2007
University of Texas Conference on State and Federal AppealsJudicial Review of Arbitration Awards2006
University of Texas Conference on State and Federal AppealsJudicial Review of Arbitration Awards2006
Texas LawyerTexas Contenders for the U.S. Supreme Court,2005
Tex. Sch. L. Rep.The King Can Sometimes Err: Satterfield and Pontikes Construction v. Irving Independent School District2005
Tex. Sch. L. Rep.The King Can Sometimes Err: Satterfield and Pontikes Construction v. Irving Independent School District2004
The Appellate AdvocateContracting for Appellate Review of Arbitration Awards2000
Texas Law ReviewSeparating Disability from Discipline: The ADA and Bar Discipline,2000
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Texas School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2000
Notre Dame Law SchoolN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1997
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Dallas Area Paralegal Association21 Everyday Rules for Better Legal Writing2006
UnknownAppellate Options from Arbitration Awards2006
Texas Tech University Law SchoolChoosing the Right Legal Career Path for You2006
UnknownChallenging Arbitration Awards: A Role for the Courts2006
UnknownReducing the ‘Daunting Finality’ of Arbitration Awards: Crafting an Appellate Option2006
North Dallas Bar CLE ClinicReducing the 'Daunting Finality' of Arbitration Awards: Crafting an Appellate Option2006
UnknownEnhancing Your Appellate Prospects2005
UnknownInjunctions and Temporary Restraining Orders2004