Jordan Montgomery Lewis

Associate

Practice Areas & Concentrations

  • Representation of Chapter 7 and 11 Trustees in the liquidation, reorganization, and administration of bankruptcy estates
  • Representation of debtors and creditors in Chapter 7, 11, and 13 cases

Education & Awards

  • J.D., Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law, 2014, cum laude
    • Ed and Margaret Roberts Panhandle Scholarship, 2012 and 2013
    • Dean’s List, 2011 and 2012
    • Phi Delta Phi
  • M.B.A., Southeastern Louisiana University, 2007
    • Phi Kappa Phi
  • B.A., Louisiana State University A&M, 2004

Admissions

  • State Bar of Texas, 2014
  • U.S. District Court - Northern, Western and Eastern Districts of Texas
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court - Northern, Western and Eastern Districts of Texas

Judicial Clerkship

  • Judicial Clerk to the Hon. Harlin D. Hale, 2014-2015

Professional & Community Affiliations

  • American Bankruptcy Institute
  • Christian Legal Society
  • Dallas Bar Association
  • Dallas Justice
  • DFW Association of Young Bankruptcy Lawyers (DAYBL)
  • Federal Bar Association
  • John C. Ford American Inn of Court
  • State Bar of Texas Bankruptcy Section, Young Lawyers Committee

Authorship & Speeches

  • Co-author, “Dicta: Does a Loophole in the FDCPA Mean a Sinkhole for Debtors?” ABI Journal, June 2015, Vol. XXXIV, Issue No. 6
  • Co-author with Anne Burns and Majeedah Murad, “Six Reasons to Consult a Bankruptcy Attorney,” Dallas Bar Association Headnotes, August 2015, Vol. 40, Issue No. 8
  • “Supreme Court Upholds Bankruptcy Court Jurisdiction Over Non-Core Matters By Consent,” Federal Bar Association Bankruptcy Briefs, May 2015
  • Co-author, “Six Bankruptcy Cases Granted Certiorari Before the United States Supreme Court in 2014,” State Bar of Texas Bankruptcy Law Section Newsletter, March 2015, Vol. 14, Issue No. 1
  • Co-author, “Five More Bankruptcy Cases Granted Certiorari Before the United States Supreme Court in 2014,” Federal Bar Association Bankruptcy Briefs, February 2015
  • “The Texas Lawyer’s Creed: Whether to Abolish It, Mandate It, or Live by It,” presented May 29th, 2014 to the Dallas Bar Association Law Student Professionalism Program
  • Author and speaker for various continuing legal education seminars, State Bar of Texas
  • Co-author, “Fallout: After the Supreme Court’s Bankruptcy Decisions of 2015,” The Federal Lawyer, January/February 2016, Vol. 63, Issue 1
  • “Bankruptcy before the Supreme Court: Review of 2015 and 2016 Issues to Watch,” presented January 6, 2016 to the Dallas Bar Association Bankruptcy & Commercial Law Section.