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Jeffrey J. Burley

Jeffrey J. Burley

Sherman, Texas
Jeff Burley has served as a private practice attorney since 1988, representing clients in the Eastern District of Texas and through the state of Texas on a variety matters. His track record includes cases involving business litigation, breach of contract, employment, education, personal injury and wrongful death.

Jeff has held the rating of AV Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell since 2005 and is a Life Fellow of the Texas Bar Foundation.

He earned a Bachelor of Arts from Austin College in 1985 and his Juris Doctor from St. Mary’s University in 1988. While attending law school, Jeff was inducted into the Order of Barristers as well as the Board of Advocates. Jeff also earned a certification through the Mediation and Dispute Resolution Program at Southern Methodist University in 2004.

He has also served as Head of School for Texoma Christian School and on the Leadership Advisory Council of the Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools.

Jeff and his wife of 30 years, Shelley, reside in Denison, Texas, and have 2 grown sons, Reid and Blake.

Litigation Percentage

  • 95% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Texas, 1988
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Texas, 1989


  • St. Mary's University School of Law, San Antonio, Texas
    • J.D., Doctor of Jurisprudence - 1988
  • Austin College, Sherman, Texas
    • B.A., Bachelor of Arts - 1985

Honors and Awards

  • National Order of Barristers

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • San Antonio Bar Association, Member
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • Board of Advocates, 1987-88; Chairman, 1988 - Present