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Doug Skierski

Founding Attorney
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Doug is an experienced A/V-rated attorney. He has practiced for more than 20 years in the areas of bankruptcy and creditors' rights, receiverships, and commercial litigation. Doug is also a Credentialed Distinguished mediator (by the Texas Mediator Credentialing Association) and arbitrator, and he has been an active dispute resolution professional for 17 years. He is an EMDR-Trained Licensed Professional Counselor, with emphases on trauma and professionals dealing with stress.

Practice Areas

  • Bankruptcy/ Commercial Restructuring
  • Complex Commercial Litigation
  • Mediation
  • Creditors’ Rights
  • Subrogation litigation
  • Arbitration

Bar Admissions

  • Texas
  • New York

Admitted To Practice

  • United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
  • United States District and Bankruptcy Courts for all Districts in Texas
  • United States District and Bankruptcy Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York

Professional Awards and Affiliations

  • AV Preeminent Rating
  • Board of Directors, Law Firm Anti-Racism Alliance
  • Board of Directors, Alliance for Professional Counselors
  • Board of Directors, Dallas Metro Counseling Association
  • Master (former), John C. Ford Bankruptcy Inn of Court, Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas Chapter
  • Past Chairman, Board of Directors, DCHAS
  • Past President, Board of Directors, Dispute Mediation Service
  • Past President, Texas Association of Mediators
  • Past President, Board of Directors, Property Owners Association of Lake Ridge
  • Past President, Board of Directors, Dallas Legal Hospice/Legal Hospice of Texas
  • Member, American Bankruptcy Institute
  • Member, Dallas Bar Association, Bankruptcy & Commercial Law Section and Alternate Dispute Resolution Section

Education

  • M.A., Ed.S., Professional Counseling, Seton Hall University 2018, 2020
    • Psi Chi Honor Society
    • Kappa Delta Pi Honor Society
  • B.A., Psychology, Saint Leo University, 2015 Summa cum laude
    • Delta Epsilon Sigma Honor Society
  • J.D., Southern Methodist University School of Law, 1998
    • Phi Delta Phi Legal Fraternity
    • Order of Barristers
    • 1998 A.J. Thomas Award
  • B.A., Political Science, The University of Texas at Austin, 1990

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