The Citadel, Charleston, South Carolina (1989) - Bach. of Science in Business Administration
St. Mary's School of Law, San Antonio, Texas (1992) - Juris Doctorate
United States District Court for the Northern, Southern, Eastern and Western Districts of Texas
All United States Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals
Professional Organizations and Recognitions
A/V Rated Lawyer by Martindale Hubbell
Named as Rising Star by Super Lawyer, Law & Politics
United States Marine Corps Reserve (Colonel); Operation Iraqi Freedom, 2004
State Bar of Texas District 6A Grievance Committee – 1998 – 2004 (Chairman, Panel Chair)
Combat Marine Outdoors, Inc., Board Member
Greater Dallas Military Foundation, Board Member and Past President
Boy Scouts Of America, Scout Master, Troop 43
Dallas Bar Association (Judiciary Committee)
In the Interest of A.J., No. 02-15-00329-CV, 2016 Tex. App. LEXIS 12791 (Tex.App.—Fort Worth, Dec. 1, 2016, no pet.).
Humphrey v. Yancey, No. 05-15-00653-CV2016, Tex. App. LEXIS 7008 (Tex. App.—Dallas, June 30, 2016, pet. denied).
Campbell, Harrison & Dagley LLP v. Hill, No. 3:10-CV-2269-L, 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 136562 (N.D. Tex. Sep. 30, 2016).
Shore Chan Depumpo LLP v. Thrasher, No. 05-14-00967-CV, 2016 Tex.App. LEXIS 379 (Tex.App.—Dallas, Jan. 13, 2016, no pet.).
Hill v. Hill, 460 S.W.3d 751 (Tex.App.—Dallas, 2015, pet. denied).
Mandel v. Thrasher, 578 Fed.Appx. 376 (5th Cir. 2014).
Weston Group, Inc. v. Southwest Home Health Care, LP, No. 3:12-CV-1964-G, 2014 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 31399 (N.D. Tex. March 11, 2014).
Thrasher v. Mandel (In Re Mandel), 2013 Bankr. LEXIS 3753 (Bankr. E.D. Tex. Sept. 8, 2013).
Worldpak Int'l, LLC v. Diablo Valley Packaging, Inc., No. 4:08-CV-00469, 2010 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 95689 (E.D. Tex. Aug. 26, 2010).
Bielamowicz v. Cedar Hill Ind. School Dist. et. al., 136 S.W.3d 189 (Tex.App.—Dallas, 2004 pet. denied).
Linzy v. Cedar Hill Ind. School Dist. et. al., 3:00 CV1864-AH, 2001 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 11845 (N.D. Tex. Aug. 8, 2001).
Barton v. Young et. al., 144 F.Supp.2d 685 (E.D. Tex. 2001).
Papers and Speeches
Recent Federal Cases of Interest to Cities (co-author and speaker), Texas City Attorneys Association (1999, 2000, 2001, 2002 and 2003)
Recent Federal Cases of Interest to Cities (co-author and speaker), Texas Municipal League Annual Convention (1999, 2001, and 2002)