Zeke began his legal career as a prosecutor at the Collin County District Attorney's office. While at the District Attorney's office Zeke tried over 150 jury trials, including several high profile cases involving Aggravated Kidnapping and Capital Murder. Zeke took pride in representing victims and seeking justice on their behalf. Zeke is board certified in Criminal Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.
In 2017, Zeke joined Eberstein Witherite because he wanted to continue to help victims recover their damages. He enjoys learning more about each victim's experience so he can better represent them in court.
Outside of his practice of law, Zeke has taught Trial Advocacy at SMU School of Law as an adjunct professor, and coached high school mock trial teams. He also has lectured across Texas numerous times to teach other lawyers about effective trial advocacy.
|TX||Eligible To Practice In Texas||2008||07/18/2019|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Best Lawyers under 40||D Magazine||2018|
|"40 under 40" Honoree||Pepperdine University||2017|
|Prosecutor of the Year for Victims||Collin County District Attorney||2015|
|President's Award||Texas Young Lawyers Association||2014|
|President's Award of Merit||Texas Young Lawyers Association||2013|
|Order of Barristers||Pepperdine University School of Law||2007|
|Attorney||Fortenberry Firm PLLC||2018 - Present|
|Attorney||Eberstein & Witherite, LLP||2017 - 2018|
|Assistant District Attorney||Collin County District Attorney's Office||2008 - 2017|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Dallas Trial Lawyers Association||Member||2018 - Present|
|American Association for Justice||Member||2017 - Present|
|Texas Lawyers Group||Member||2016 - Present|
|Texas Young Lawyers Association||Chair of the Board||2016 - 2017|
|Pepperdine School of Law||Doctor of Jurisprudence/Juris Doctor (J.D.)||2007|
|Texas Tech University||BS - Bachelor of Science||2004|
|Texas Tech University||MA - Masters||2004|
|Texas Tech University||MBA - Master of Business Administration||2004|
|TexasBarCLE - Advanced Criminal Law||Technology & Preparation For and In Court||2017|
|Alexa Filmore v. Brian Cheney No. DC-16-02078||Verdict for the plaintiff|
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