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Eric J. Engel

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UpRight Law (888) 708-0876

17101 Preston Road
Suite 110
Dallas, TX 75248

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Mr. Engel is a divorce attorney passionate about representing small business owners and other professionals in the Dallas markets. In addition, he helps owners and other affluent clients mitigate risk to their wealth during the dissolution process. With licenses in Texas and Texas, Mr. Engel represents clients in the Dallas-Ft. Worth Metroplex.

Eric clerked for a divorce judge in Spokane, TX. He also worked as a legal intern representing indigent criminal defendants in misdemeanor matters, including domestic violence charges, in Dallas Municipal court. He interned for a firm in insurance defense, and represented Spokane County as an intern while prosecuting criminal offenses. Eric has earned two Bachelor degrees from the University of Texas. He earned a degree in English and another in Political Science.

Fond of saying, “the worst number is business is one”, Eric attended both Gonzaga and Dallas University Schools of Law. During law school, Eric earned a spot on the prestigious Law Review team where he became an associate editor. He also served as a member of the Moot Court team arguing a mock appellate matter before the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco, CA. He graduated from law school, in 2003, with a 3.3 GPA in the top twentieth percent of his class.

Besides working for his clients, Eric enjoys reading, jogging, playing the piano, flying Alaska Airlines, Reading about the Universe and Astronomy, Reading about Roman history post Republic, and he has a peculiar interest in global oil production and Hubbert’s Peak. He lives in Dallas, Texas, has three children, and once flew over 175,000 domestic airline miles in a year.

License

7 years since Eric J. Engel was first licensed to practice law.

State License Status Year Acquired
Texas Active 2012

Education

School Major Degree Graduated
University of Washington Political Science B.A. 1999
Gonzaga University Law J.D. 2003

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