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Jason R. Searcy


“It’s the rare client who comes in our door because everything is going great in their life.  It’s my  job is to help clients through difficult times while at the same time trying to ensure that their rights are protected. I want to help them achieve a good result.”

Jason Searcy grew up in east Texas where he learned life lessons which serve him well in the practice of law:  be honest, be fair and work harder than anyone else in the room.  A cum laude graduate of The University of Texas at Austin, Jason Searcy graduated from The Baylor University School of Law in 1978.  He then returned to East Texas to begin the practice of law.

"In a small town, you come to know your clients, other parties or counsel on a personal basis. Relationships form that hopefully temper the unnecessary confrontations and outbursts that have grown common when counsel and parties don't know each other. Rambo litigation tactics backfire in small towns unless they are absolutely necessary. One of my strengths as a lawyer is my ability to look at the big picture and determine a good outcome. Then I make a plan and work toward that end."   

Jason is well-respected in the legal community, which is reflected in his AV® Peer Review Rating from Martindale-Hubble. This ranking is given by a lawyer's peers to signify the highest level of professional excellence. Jason has successfully tried numerous civil cases including those involving breach of contract, oil and gas, patent, antitrust, fraud, employment, civil rights and municipal law. He is one of the leading bankruptcy reorganization practitioners in Texas and has represented debtors, creditors, creditor committees and trustees in all phases of complicated Chapter 11 proceedings. He is regularly selected to serve as Chapter 11 Trustee and examiner for cases throughout Texas and Louisiana. 

Jason Searcy is admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court, the Fifth and Second Circuit Courts of Appeal and the United States District Courts for the Northern, Eastern, Southern and Western Districts of Texas. His practice of law encompasses federal and state courts within the State of Texas, and he also appears in federal courts in Louisiana and Mississippi.