Roquemore Skierski PLLC

Roquemore Skierski, PLLC

DALLAS: 972-850-7871

Innovative Legal Solutions
For Businesses Across Texas

DOUG SKIERSKI

Attorney Doug Skierski

Founding Attorney

Doug is an experienced A/V-rated attorney. He has practiced for more than 20 years in the areas of bankruptcy and creditors’ rights, receiverships, and commercial litigation. Doug is also a Credentialed Distinguished mediator (by the Texas Mediator Credentialing Association) and arbitrator, and he has been an active dispute resolution professional for 17 years. He is an EMDR-Trained Licensed Professional Counselor, with an emphasis on trauma and professionals dealing with stress.

Education

  • Southern Methodist University School of Law, Dallas, Texas
    • J.D. – 1998
    • Honors: Order of Barristers
    • Honors: 1998 A.J. Thomas Award
    • Honors: Phi Delta Phi Legal Fraternity
  • The University of Texas, Austin, Texas
    • B.A. – 1990
    • Major: Political Science
  • Saint Leo University
    • B.A. – 2015
    • Honors: summa cum laude
    • Honors: Delta Epsilon Sigma National Honor Society
    • Major: Psychology
  • Seton Hall University
    • M.A., Ed.S. – 2020
    • Honors: Psi Chi Honor Society
    • Honors: Kappa Delta Pi Honor Society
    • Major: Professional Counseling
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Practice Areas

  • Bankruptcy/ Commercial Restructuring
  • Complex Commercial Litigation
  • Mediation
  • Creditors’ Rights
  • Subrogation Litigation
  • Arbitration

Past Positions

  • Franklin Skierski Lovall Hayward LLP, Founding Partner
  • Locke Lord Bissell & Liddell LLP, Partner

Professional Association

  • Board of Directors, Law Firm Anti-Racism Alliance
  • Board of Directors, Alliance for Professional Counselors
  • Master (former), John C. Ford Bankruptcy Inn of Court, Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas Chapter
  • Past Chairman, Board of Directors, DCHAS
  • Past President, Board of Directors, Dispute Mediation Service
  • Past President, Texas Association of Mediators
  • Past President, Board of Directors, Property Owners Association of Lake Ridge
  • Past President, Board of Directors, Dallas Legal Hospice/Legal Hospice of Texas
  • Member, American Bankruptcy Institute
  • Member, Dallas Bar Association, Bankruptcy & Commercial Law Section and Alternate Dispute Resolution Section

bar admissions

  • Texas
  • New York
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court Eastern District of Texas
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court Northern District of Texas
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court Southern District of Texas
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court Western District of Texas
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court Southern District of New York
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court Eastern District of New York

honors

  • AV Preeminent Rating
  • TMCA Credentialed Distinguished Mediator

Fraternities and Sororities

  • Phi Delta Phi