Morris L. Sheats II

Morris L. Sheats II

Fort Worth, Texas
866-633-5812 (Toll Free)

Mr. Sheats was an attorney and then partner at Thompson & Knight LLP for more than eleven years, and an attorney at Fulbright & Jaworski LLP for four years. He achieved positive results for his clients in many complex cases in state and federal proceedings. His prior representations include the areas of commercial litigation, will contests, trust constructions and modifications, eminent domain, contract and other business disputes, securities and insurance litigation, personal injury claims, products liability, and estate and probate proceedings.

Bar Admissions

  • Texas, 1996
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Texas, 1998


  • The University of Texas School of Law, Austin, Texas
    • J.D. - 1996
    • Law Review: The Review of Litigation, Notes Editor
  • University of Texas, Austin, Texas
    • B.B.A. - 1990
    • Major: Finance and International Business

Honors and Awards

  • Texas Rising Stars (Business Litigation, Estate Planning & Probate) 2007

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • State Bar of Texas, Member
  • Dallas Bar Association, Member
  • Dallas Association of Young Lawyers, Member
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • Tarrant County Bar Association, Member
  • Texas Association of Defense Counsel, Member
  • DRI-The Voice of the Defense Bar, Member

Past Employment Positions

  • Shearson Lehman Brothers (n/k/a Morgan Stanley Smith Barney), Securities Broker
  • Thompson & Knight LLP, Partner
  • Fulbright & Jaworski LLP , Attorney

Pro Bono Activities

  • Volunteer, Communities in Schools Program, "Mediators Achieving Peace"
  • Volunteer, Fort Worth Stock Show and Rodeo, Agricultural Development Fund