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Scheef & Stone Expands Management Team

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Dallas, Texas – As the firms moves forward into a season of growth, Scheef & Stone, LLP is proud to announce the addition of four ex officio members to the firm’s Executive Committee.

“As Scheef & Stone continues to grow, we understand the importance of expanding our leadership team,” said John Scheef, founding partner at Scheef & Stone. “We are excited about the diversified input we will enjoy from our new ex officio members to our decision-making process.”

The new ex officio members of the Executive Committee include Matt Bracy, Rebekah Brooker, Mitch Little, and Richard Wallace. As substantially active members of the community, these attorneys bring fresh ideas and unique perspectives to the management team.

Scheef & Stone, LLP provides solid counsel to its valued clients by forging innovative legal solutions to build lasting relationships. From its offices in Dallas and Frisco, members of the law firm hold themselves to the highest standards, and dedicate themselves to going beyond the extra mile for their clients. These standards have led to strategic growth, bringing our attorney count to approximately 60 lawyers practicing in a full-service commercial firm with services including immigration, corporate, cybersecurity, mergers and acquisitions, real estate, tax, construction law, banking, bankruptcy, intellectual property, healthcare, litigation and employment law.

Eleven Scheef & Stone Attorneys Named in 2021 “Best Lawyers in America” list by Best Lawyers

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We are proud to announce that eleven Scheef & Stone attorneys are named in the 2021 “Best Lawyers in America” list by Best Lawyers in America (Woodward/White).  The attorneys recognized in the list were peer nominated and only 5% of attorneys in private practice are recognized in this prestigious list.  Please join us in congratulating these attorneys on this noteworthy recognition.

Robert Banta
Roger Crabb
John Fischer
Jim Griffin
Byron Henry
Mike Knapek
Mitch Little
John Scheef
Mark Simon
Bill Stone
Brad Whitlock

Sixteen Scheef & Stone Attorneys Named in 2020 “Best Lawyers in Dallas” list by D Magazine

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We are proud to announce that sixteen Scheef & Stone attorneys are named in the 2020 “Best Lawyers in Dallas” list by D Magazine.  The attorneys recognized in the list were peer nominated and then evaluated by D Magazine’s panel of eminent lawyers.  Please join us in congratulating these attorneys on this prestigious recognition.

Robert Bolton
Rebekah Steely Brooker
Roger Crabb
John Fischer
Chase Garrett
Jim Griffin
Byron Henry
Tom Kulik
Peter Lewis
Mitch Little
Gardner Savage
John Scheef
Patrick Schurr
Bill Stone
Brad Whitlock
Jennifer Withrow

John Scheef Appointed to Serve on Collin County Economic Recovery Task Force

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We are proud to announce Partner John Scheef has been appointed by Collin County Judge Chris Hill to serve on the Economic Recovery Task Force established in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.  John, along with other Collin County leaders, will develop strategies to help families recover from job loss while focused on remaining safe and healthy.  The task force will also advise city, county, and state policy makers on sustainable economic recovery strategies.

Brent Kugler to Deliver Special Session Presentation on FTC/AvoCare Decision

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Join us for a special session of the Juice featuring a presentation by direct selling partner Brent Kugler to dissect the FTC/AdvoCare decision.  The recent AdvoCare case has rocked the direct selling industry and Brent’s presentation will provide clarification on the FTC’s statements, along with perspective on what the decision means for MLM companies.  Click here to register for the Special Session – Dissecting the FTC/AvoCare Decision.

Thirteen Scheef & Stone Attorneys Recognized in “Super Lawyers” 2019 List

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Congratulations to the thirteen Scheef & Stone attorneys recognized in the 2019 “Super Lawyers” list published by Thomson Reuters.  The annual selections are made using a patented multiphase process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, an independent research evaluation of candidates, and peer reviews by practice area. No more than five percent of the lawyers in Texas are selected by Super Lawyers.

Robert Bolton
Matt Bracy
Rebekah Steely Brooker
Kelly Crawford
John Fischer
Jim Griffin
Byron Henry
Mark Hill
Mitch Little
John Scheef
Bill Stone
Richard Wallace
Brad Whitlock

Eleven Scheef & Stone Attorneys Recognized in “Best Lawyers in America” 2020 List

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Congratulations to the eleven Scheef & Stone attorneys recognized in the 2020 “Best Lawyers in America” list published by Best Lawyers (Woodward/White Inc.).  The “Best Lawyers in America” list is compiled based on an extensive peer review process and regarded as one of the oldest peer-review publications in the legal profession. Only approximately 5% of lawyers in private practice in the US are recognized in this prestigious list.

Ann Badmus
Rob Banta
Roger Crabb
John Fischer
Jim Griffin
Byron Henry
Mitch Little
John Scheef
Mark Simon
Bill Stone
Brad Whitlock

Governor Abbott Appoints Scheef & Stone Attorney Andrea Bouressa as Judge of the 471st District Court in Collin County

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Dallas, TX – August 5, 2019 – Scheef & Stone is proud to announce that Governor Greg Abbott has appointed Scheef & Stone attorney, Andrea Bouressa, to serve as Judge of the 471st Judicial District Court in Collin County.  Bouressa’s appointment will be effective September 1, 2019.

Bouressa is an experienced business and commercial litigation attorney with a focus on post-trial and appellate matters.  In addition to her law practice, Bouressa is an active member of the legal community, including the Collin County Bar Association, Collin County Women Lawyers Association, and Texas Aggie Bar Association.

Bouressa has been with Scheef & Stone for just over three years and has been a preeminent attorney for her clients and the firm.

“It’s a little bittersweet,” Founding Partner John Scheef said.  “We are ecstatic for Andrea because she will make a great judge, but a little disappointed to lose Andrea as a great lawyer.”

Bouressa received her Bachelors of Science in Sociology from Texas A&M University, a Master of Science in Sociology from the University of North Texas, and her Juris Doctor degree from Southern Methodist University.  She also is a member of the Federalist Society and a board member of the Collin County Christian Prayer Breakfast.

 Scheef & Stone, LLP provides solid counsel to its valued clients by forging innovative legal solutions to build lasting relationships.  From its offices in Dallas and Frisco, members of the law firm hold themselves to the highest standards, and dedicate themselves to going the extra mile for their clients. These standards have led to strategic growth with nearly 60 lawyers practicing in a full-service commercial firm including immigration, corporate, mergers and acquisitions, real estate, tax, construction law, banking, bankruptcy, intellectual property, healthcare, litigation and employment law.