Local attorney honored by bar association

David Spiller of the law firm of Spiller & Spiller in Jacksboro has been elected to membership in the Fellows of the Texas Bar Foundation.  Fellows of the Texas Bar Foundation are selected for their outstanding professional achievements and their demonstrated commitment to the improvement of the justice system through the State of Texas.  Election is a mark of distinction and recognition of Mr. Spiller’s contributions to the legal profession.

Selection as a Fellow of the Texas Bar Foundation is restricted to members of the State Bar of Texas.  Each year, only one-third (1/3rd) of one percent (1%) of the State Bar members are invited to become Fellows.  Once nominees are selected, they must be elected by the Texas Bar Foundation Board of Trustees.

The Texas Bar Foundation is the largest charitably funded bar foundation in the country.  Founded in 1965 by lawyers determined to assist the public and improve the profession of law, the Texas Bar Foundation has maintained its mission of using the financial contributions of its membership to build a strong justice system for all Texans.  To date, the Texas Bar Foundation has distributed more than $17 million throughout Texas to assist nonprofit organizations with a wide range of justice-related programs and services.

Spiller is an AV Rated Attorney and has been named a Top Rated Lawyer in Texas by Martindale-Hubbell.  He has also received the Client Distinction Award from Martindale.com and Lawyers.com, and the 10 Best Client Satisfaction Award from the American Institute of Family Law Attorneys.  He is also a Founding Member of the pro Bono College of the State Bar of Texas, and is a 20 Year Membership Award recipient.  Mr. Spiller has also received the Champion of Justice Award from Legal Aid of NorthWest Texas.  Mr. Spiller has served as City Attorney for the City of Jacksboro for 30 years, and as General Counsel to the Jack County Hospital District for 27 years.  He is also a certified mediator, having mediated well over a thousand cases since 1997.

David Spiller practices law with his son, Mason Spiller.  Spiller & Spiller is a family-owned and operated law firm located in Jacksboro, practicing in and around Jack County, the North Texas area, and the entire State of Texas.  The law firm was founded in 1986 by James M. Spiller and his son, David Spiller.  The firm handles a huge variety of different types of cases and legal matters, routinely dealing with the following areas of practice: general civil and trial practice, real estate, oil and gas, family, criminal, wills, probate, estates, trusts, creditor-debtor, business entities, commercial litigation, banking, condemnation, personal injury, municipal, governmental, healthcare, and mediation.

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