Bickel PLLC

John Bickel's Approach To Litigation

Commercial law firms typically have excess capacity. Many associates and junior partners are added to a core attorney team needlessly. The result is often inefficient and expensive work. It does not have to be that way.

At Bickel PLLC, John Bickel commits to handling your case personally. Practicing nationally, John will select individual lawyers from larger or smaller firms throughout the country. Other than adding a paralegal or two, this will be your team. John will select only the best lawyers for the particular matter involved. One of the keys to getting good results is having the correct people working on your case. Another key is having a top related lawyer on the team.

With more than 40 years of presenting cases to juries nationally and abroad, he will take significant depositions, argue the meaningful hearings, and personally conduct the voir dire and the opening argument of the trial, if a trial is necessary. He reads, reviews, revises, and approves every document filed.

Extraordinary Results. Substantial Savings.

Not only does John have a more efficient trial team, his hourly rate is significantly lower than it was when he was practicing with a much larger number of attorneys. Specifically, John's rate is 65 percent of his former hourly rate. Not surprisingly, the client receives extraordinary results and substantial savings.

A Top Trial Lawyer

Often called a "lawyer's lawyer," Mr. Bickel represents lawyers, publicly traded and privately held companies and business partnerships, and those who run these entities.

Bickel's expertise includes but is not limited to the following substantive areas:

  • Contracts
  • Business torts
  • Hotel and Restaurant Management
  • Securities
  • Antitrust and trade regulation
  • Commercial real estate
  • Insurance
  • Corporations
  • Partnerships
  • Intellectual property
  • Oil and gas
  • Trusts
  • E-commerce
  • Alternative dispute resolution
  • White collar crime
  • Complex matrimonial disputes
  • Illegal price fixing

Bickel's reputation as a top trial lawyer for business is legion. He has been recognized by the two principal rating organizations as one of the top lawyers in the country, Martindale-Hubbell* and Chambers USA. Texas Monthly has named John as one of the Top 100 lawyers in the state of Texas, and John has been nominated for inclusion to the Super Lawyers list since it was first published.

John's business and technology experience is underscored by his appointment to the boards of directors of several corporations, including Jackpot Raising, a software e-gaming company of which he is chairman.

ServiceTo His Country

From his early days at West Point to his tenure in the U.S. Army JAG Corps and his admittance to practice before a number of federal district courts, including the United States Supreme Court, Bickel is proud to have served his country with distinction.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings™ fall into two categories — legal ability and general ethical standards.


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Bickel PLLC
3405 Milton Ave
Suite 200
Dallas, TX 75205

Phone: 214-537-8100
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