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Kelly Mitchell Crawford

Kelly Mitchell Crawford

  • Business Law, Securities Law, Stockbroker & Investment Fraud
  • New Mexico, Texas
Claimed Lawyer Profile

Mr. Crawford has more than 30 years of experience in handling complex commercial litigation, including securities fraud, receiverships, oil and gas, employment, insurance and general business disputes.

Representative Matters

Mr. Crawford has successfully represented clients in a wide range of complex commercial litigation, including cases involving:
• Securities Fraud
• Oil and Gas Fraud
• Software licensing issues
• Employment disputes, including proprietary information, agreements and covenants not to compete
• Stock option agreements
• Copyright issues
• Insurance coverage disputes
• Shareholder disputes
• Partnership disputes
• Franchisor/Franchisee disputes
• Real estate disputes
• Telecommunication issues
• Creditors asserting claims in bankruptcy

Southern Methodist University
J.D. (1986) | Law
Honors: Hatton Sumner Scholar, Order of the Coif, Barristers, Editor in Chief of the Journal of Air Law and Commerce
Activities: Law Review -- Editor in Chief of the Journal of Air Law and Commerce.
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Articles & Publications
"Broadcasting Lies: Broadcaster Liability in Consumer Fraud"
Commercial Fraud Committee newsletter, American Bankruptcy Institute
"Unlocking the Door to a Receiver's Arsenal: A Receiver's Best Weapons"
State Bar of Texas
Speaking Engagements
"Unlocking the Door to a Receiver's Arsenal: A Receiver's Best Weapons", Receiverships in Texas, Austin, Texas
State Bar of Texas
"Wright v. Aspen- A Look From Both Sides at Texas Securities Fraud", Collin County Bench Bar Conference, Austin, Texas
Collin County Bar Association
Sustaining Life Fellow
Texas Bar Foundation
Texas Super Lawyers
Thompson Reuters
Named Texas Super Lawyers 2009-2016
Selected as one of Texas' Top Rated Laywers in Bankruptcy, Commerical Litigation and Insurance Law
Legal Leaders Magazine
Top Rated Lawyers
The American Lawyer, Corporate Counsel, Martindale Hubbell, and National Law Journal
Best Lawyers in Dallas
D Magazine
Professional Associations
National Association of Federal Equity Receivers
Founding Member, Board of Directors
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Texas State Bar  # 05030700
- Current
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
New Mexico
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5th Circuit
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  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Contingent Fees
    Based on an analysis of the specific case.
Practice Areas
Business Law
Business Contracts, Business Dissolution, Business Finance, Business Formation, Business Litigation, Franchising, Mergers & Acquisitions, Partnership & Shareholder Disputes
Securities Law
Stockbroker & Investment Fraud
Additional Practice Area
  • Receiverships/Judgment Collections
  • English
Contact & Map
500 North Akard Street
Suite 2700
Dallas, TX 75201
Telephone: (214) 706-4213
Fax: (214) 706-4242