Joel W. Mohrman
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Education

  • Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law (J.D., 1980)
  • Washington & Lee University (B.A., 1977)

Admissions

Bar Admissions
  • Texas
Court Admissions
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan

Honors

  • Named an "IP Trade Mark Star" and an "IP Patent Star" in Texas, Managing Intellectual Property's IP Handbook, 2013–2018
  • Martindale-Hubbell™ AV Preeminent® Peer Review Rated Lawyer
  • Texas Super Lawyers, Intellectual Property Litigation, 2012, 2014–2019
  • Selected in 2014 as a Top Rated Lawyer in Intellectual Property Law by American Lawyer Media and Martindale Hubbell

Affiliations

Professional

  • American Bar Association, Council Member Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Section, Former Chair and Current Vice Chair for the Business Litigation Committee for the Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section; Former Chair and Current Vice Chair of the Intellectual Property Committee; Former Member of the Finance Committee, Former Member of the Annual Program Committee, Member of the Revenue Enhancement and Membership Committees; Litigation, Intellectual Property, and Law Practice Management Sections
  • American Bar Association, Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section, Foundation Fellow
  • American Bar Foundation, Fellow
  • American Intellectual Property Law Association
  • Houston Bar Association, Member of the Litigation Committee and has presented numerous seminars for the HBA on various trial tactics and other litigation-related matters
  • State Bar of Texas, Member of the Anti-Trust, Litigation, and Intellectual Property Committees
  • Texas Bar Foundation, Life Fellow

Community

  • ESCAPE Family Resource Center, Former Board Member and Former President (twice), Leader of the Real Estate Task Force
  • St. Luke's United Methodist Church, President of the Board; Board Member; Executive Committee Member of Personnel, Finance, and Building Committees; Sunday School Teacher; and Lay Leader
  • Mercury Orchestra, Former President, Board of Directors, Former Secretary

Outside the office

Joel serves and helps steer several charitable organizations and also takes an active role in his church. His passion for fly fishing takes him to far-flung locations around the country and the world.