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Thomas M. Michel - Fort Worth, TX

Fort Worth Appellate Law Lawyer
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2200 Forest Park BoulevardFort Worth, TX 76110-1732
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Thomas M. MichelLawyer 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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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 Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters service published in Texas Monthly. Likewise, Fort Worth Magazine has recognized him as a Top Lawyer in Tarrant County in the years 2005-2013. Mr. Michel is also a life Fellow of the Texas Bar Foundation. Mr. Michel is also rated an AV-Preeminent Lawyer who meets the very high criteria for legal and ethical standards by his legal peers in Martindale Hubble.

Mr. Michel has handled and argued cases in the United States Supreme Court, the Texas Supreme Court and state and federal Courts of Appeals. He has also tried both Commercial and Family Law cases.

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Practice Areas
Appellate LawFamily LawLitigation
Current Employment Position(s)
Attorney/Partner, since January 1, 2006
Qualifications
Bar Admissions
Supreme Court of the United States of AmericaSupreme Court of Texas, 1990U.S. District Court Northern District of TexasU.S. District Court Western District of TexasU.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 ConferenceTexas Bar Foundation (Life Fellow; Member Texas for Legal Ethics & Professionalism)
Education
The University of Texas School of Law, Austin, Texas, 1989
J.D.
University of Texas, Austin, Texas, 1986
B.A.
Honors: cum laude
Past Positions
Adjunct Professor of Law, Texas Wesleyan School of Law (Former)Bourland, Kirkman, Jay & Michel, LLP, Partner, 1997 - 2005
Classes and Seminars
Speaker and Auther - Appellate Issues - Texas State Bar Convention - 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
Tools of the Trade: A Family Lawyer's Checklist for Appeal of a Family Law Case, State Bar of Texas- Advanced Family Law Seminar
Motions in Court of Appeals, Tarrant County Bar Association- Appellate Seminar
The Ethics and Economics of Appellate Practice, Tarrant County Bar Association- Appellate Seminar
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Included on the 2014 Texas list


Past Lists

  • 2013 Texas Super Lawyers list
  • 2012 Texas Super Lawyers list
  • 2011 Texas Super Lawyers list
  • 2010 Texas Super Lawyers list
  • 2009 Texas Super Lawyers list
  • 2008 Texas Super Lawyers list
  • 2007 Texas Super Lawyers list
  • 2006 Texas Super Lawyers list
  • 2005 Texas Super Lawyers list

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Honors
Martindale Hubble- AV Preeminent Attorney, 2006 - 2013Designated in the list of Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters service published in Texas Monthly, 2005 - 2013Designated 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
Phone
817-926-2500
Fax
817-926-2505
Accepts Credit Cards
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