John Dee Spicer


Practice Areas & Concentrations

  • Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Trustee, Northern District of Texas
  • Bankruptcy, Workouts, Debtor-Creditor Relations
  • Board certified in Estate Planning and Probate Law

Education & Awards

  • J.D., Baylor Law School, 1987
  • B.A. (Accounting), Texas Tech University, 1984, cum laude
  • AV Peer Review Rating from Martindale-Hubbell, 2000-present
  • Best Lawyers in Dallas - D Magazine, 2017, 2018 and 2019
  • Texas Super Lawyer - Texas Super Lawyers Magazine, 2018-2019


  • State Bar of Texas, 1987
  • U.S. District Court – Northern and Eastern Districts of Texas

Professional & Community Affiliations

  • Texas Board of Legal Specialization Society of DFW
  • Dallas Bar Association
  • John C. Ford American Inn of Court

Authorship & Speeches

  • Contributing author to Bloomberg Law Bankruptcy Treatise
  • 2012 Northern District of Texas Bankruptcy Bench/Bar Conference
    “Property of the Bankruptcy Estate Issues” [Published Paper]
  • 2013 State Bar of Texas Advanced Consumer Bankruptcy Course
    "Conduct of 341 Meetings” [Published Paper]
  • 2015 State Bar of Texas Advanced Consumer Bankruptcy Course
    “Bankruptcy Estate Administration of a Closely Held Entity” [Published Paper]
  • 2015 University of Texas School of Law 11 Annual Consumer Bankruptcy Seminar
    “Decedent’s Estates and Bankruptcy Estate Administration” [Published Paper]
  • 2016 State Bar of Texas Advanced Consumer Bankruptcy Course
    “Chapter 7 Trustee Panel Forum”
  • 2017 Tarrant County Bankruptcy Bar
    “Chapter 7 Trustee Current Issues”