J. MICHAEL WESTON2019-12-02T17:09:48-06:00

J. Michael Weston

Mr. Weston passed on October 25, 2019. His obituary can be read here. Clients and friends can reach out to John Frick, partner at Bennett Weston, for more information – jfrick@bennettweston.com.

Married
Four children
Four grandchildren
Deacon, Catholic Diocese of Dallas, 2002

AREAS OF PRACTICE

LITIGATION PERCENTAGE

  • 95% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

BAR ADMISSIONS

  • Supreme Court of Texas
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas

EDUCATION

  • Southern Methodist University School of Law, Dallas, Texas
    • J.D. – 1975
  • Rice University, Houston, Texas
    • B.A. – 1972

PUBLISHED WORKS

  • “Vertical Distribution Restraints and the Texas Antitrust Law”, 37 Southwestern Law Journal 601, 1983
  • “Extraordinary Remedies and Criminal Contempt”, The Advocate, State Bar Litigation Section Report, Vol. 7, No. 3, p. 22, 1988
  • Co-Author, “A Trial Lawyer’s Guide To The Federal Antitrust Laws”, 45 Texas Bar Journal 1286, 1982

REPRESENTATIVE

  • Whether the structure of a limited liability company can restrict a creditor’s right to claim debtor’s ownership interest in limited liability company.
  • The legality of the operation of airlines frequent flyer programs.
  • The scope of non-compete agreements.
  • Fraud in the sale of a business.
  • Removal of state court actions to bankruptcy court where one defendant declares bankruptcy.
  • The meaning of a triple net real estate lease after the term of the lease.
  • The requirements imposed on a lender in the foreclosure of real estate and other liens.
  • Landslides adjacent to a city owned creek.
  • Diversion of water.
  • Real estate Fraud
  • Municipal Boundaries

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS AND MEMBERSHIP

  • State Bar of Texas, Member, Litigation Section

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