Jacob A. Becker
Jacob A. Becker

Jacob A. Becker

Phone: 214-740-3112Fax: 214-740-2812
Jacob represents clients in a wide range of civil and commercial litigation matters, including medical malpractice, employment law, university law, and professional liability defense.

In addition to litigation services, Jacob provides counsel to corporate and university clients in matters ranging from contracts, liability waivers, public information requests, university law, and policy development and revision. Prior to joining Burford & Ryburn, Jacob served as Assistant University Counsel to Southern Methodist University.  

Professional Memberships and Involvement

  • State Bar of Texas
  • Dallas Bar Association
  • Dallas Association of Young Lawyers

Education and Professional Background

  • J.D., Southern Methodist University, cum laude, 2016
    • SMU Criminal Justice Clinic
      • Student Attorney, fall 2015
      • Clinic Chief, spring 2016
    • Faculty Research Fellow
  • B.A. Political Science, University of Texas at Arlington, summa cum laude, 2013
    • Congressman Bill Archer Fellow
    • Washington Center Fellow
    • Phi Kappa Phi       
  • Judicial Intern to The Honorable Terry R. Means, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas
  • Intern to the National Labor Relations Board, Region 16
  • Assistant University Counsel, Southern Methodist University

Honors and Awards

  • Dean's List
  • Public Service Honor Roll

Civic and Community Involvement

  • Dallas Public Library, GED Instructor
  • Interfaith Family Services

Bar Admissions

  •  Texas Supreme Court

Phone: 214-740-3100
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