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Michael Graves
Partner

Biography

Michael Graves has come to The Willis Law Group as an experienced litigator and client advocate.  While in college, Michael was awarded numerous distinctions including 14 CALI awards, the Legal Scholar Award (twice), and the Fredrick Douglas Moot Court Competition Best Petitioner’s Brief Award.  He served as the Chief Executive Officer of the UNT Dallas’ Law Review, the Editor – in – Chief of Accessible Law, and a Teaching Fellow while attending the University of North Texas at Dallas School of Law.  In the legal world, Michael has represented clients as a solo practitioner as well as part of larger firms, focusing on civil litigation, personal injury, and property law.

Admissions

  • State Courts of Texas
  • State Courts of New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York

 

Professional Affiliations

  • New York State Trial Academy
  • New York City Bar Association
  • Patrick E. Higginbotham American Inn of Court
 

 

Education

  • J.D., University of North Texas College of Law – Summa Cum Laude, 2018
  • M.A., University of Houston, 2013
 
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Michael Graves
Partner
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