Michel, Thomas M.

2200 Forest Park BoulevardFort Worth, TX 76110- 1732

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Updated: 04/22/2016

Overview

Thomas Michel is a partner and heads the firm's appellate practice group. Formerly a briefing attorney on the Texas Court of Appeals, Mr. Michel's practice is dedicated to appellate work, litigation and family law matters. In 1997, Mr. Michel became board certified in Civil Appellate law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.

Mr. Michel has been recognized for his appellate accomplishments. For the years 2005-2013, he has been selected for inclusion in the list of Super...

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Practice Areas

  • Appellate Law
  • Family Law
  • Litigation

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Attorney/Partner, since January 1, 2006

Qualifications

Bar Admissions

  • Supreme Court of the United States of America
  • Supreme Court of Texas, 1990
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Texas
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit

Specialties and Certifications

  • Board Certified Civil Appellate Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization, 1997

Other Affiliations

  • Tarrant County Bar Association (Former Chair of the Appellate Section)
  • Tarrant County State Bar (Former Chair of the Appellate Pro Bono Committee)
  • Tarrant County Bar Association- Appellate Section (Member)
  • Tarrant County Bar Association, Former Co-Chair of the Bench Bar Conference
  • Texas Bar Foundation (Life Fellow; Member Texas for Legal Ethics & Professionalism)

Honors

  • Martindale Hubble- AV Preeminent Attorney, 2006 - 2013
  • Designated in the list of Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters service published in Texas Monthly, 2005 - 2013
  • Designated as a Top Lawyer in Tarrant County (Appellate/Family Law) by Fort Worth Magazine, a publication of Fort Worth, Texas the City’s Magazine, 2005 - 2013

Classes and Seminars

  • Speaker and Author - Appellate Issues - Texas State Bar Convention - 2013, - 2013
  • Speaker and Author - Appellate Considerations, Advanced Family Law Seminar - 2012
  • Speaker and Author - Declaratory Judgments , Advanced Family Law Seminar - 2012
  • The Appellate Roadshow or Everything Trial Lawyers Need to, State Bar of Texas Appellate Seminar and Tarrant County Bar Association Appellate Section, - 2004
  • Tools of the Trade: A Family Lawyer's Checklist for Appeal of a Family Law Case, State Bar of Texas- Advanced Family Law Seminar, - 2000
  • Motions in Court of Appeals, Tarrant County Bar Association- Appellate Seminar, - 1998
  • The Ethics and Economics of Appellate Practice, Tarrant County Bar Association- Appellate Seminar, - 1996

Past Positions

  • Adjunct Professor of Law, Texas Wesleyan School of Law (Former)
  • Bourland, Kirkman, Jay & Michel, LLP, Partner, 1997 - 2005

Education

  • The University of Texas School of Law, Austin, Texas, 1989
    J.D.
  • University of Texas, Austin, Texas, 1986
    B.A.
    Honors: cum laude

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Included on the 2017Texas list


Past Lists

  • 2016Texas Super Lawyers list
  • 2015Texas Super Lawyers list
  • 2014Texas Super Lawyers list
  • 2013Texas Super Lawyers list
  • 2012Texas Super Lawyers list
  • 2011Texas Super Lawyers list
  • 2010Texas Super Lawyers list
  • 2009Texas Super Lawyers list
  • 2008Texas Super Lawyers list
  • 2007superlawyers.com Super Lawyers list
  • 2006superlawyers.com Super Lawyers list
  • 2005superlawyers.com Super Lawyers list

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Honors

  • Martindale Hubble- AV Preeminent Attorney, 2006 - 2013
  • Designated in the list of Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters service published in Texas Monthly, 2005 - 2013
  • Designated as a Top Lawyer in Tarrant County (Appellate/Family Law) by Fort Worth Magazine, a publication of Fort Worth, Texas the City’s Magazine, 2005 - 2013

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2200 Forest Park BoulevardFort Worth, TX 76110- 1732

Fax

  • 817-926-2505

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