Sheats & Muckleroy LLP

Experienced Fort Worth attorneys providing valuable legal services in civil lawsuits, with expertise in business disputes, eminent domain proceedings, real estate litigation, will contests, and trust constructions

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Firm Overview

Sheats & Muckleroy, LLP brings to clients the skills and knowledge learned while working for one of the largest law firms in Texas, where Mr. Sheats was a partner. With more than 25 years of combined experience, attorneys Morris L. Sheats, II and R. George Muckleroy, IV have handled civil lawsuits for individuals, businesses and governmental entities.

The clients of Sheats & Muckleroy can expect vigorous courtroom representation from dependable advisors. Our goals are to develop client relationships based on trust and integrity, deliver high-quality service, and assist our clients in reaching their business objectives. Sheats & Muckleroy offers the flexibility of alternative billing arrangements on a case-by-case basis.

Practice Areas:
Sheats & Muckleroy has expertise in the areas listed below. See also our prior representations page for additional information.

-Contract and other business disputes
-Eminent domain and real estate matters
-Estate proceedings, will contests, and trust constructions
-Personal injury claims
-Products liability
-Insurance and securities litigation

Mr. Sheats and Mr. Muckleroy bring hard work and diligent preparation to each matter, and they look forward to helping you with your legal needs.
Main Office

Main Office
500 Main Street, Suite 300
Fort Worth  TX  76102

Phone
  • 817-878-2425
Fax
Business
Mr. Sheats and Mr. Muckleroy have handled civil litigation and arbitration matters for individuals, governmental entities and businesses ranging from Fortune 500 companies to small, family-owned operations.
Our business-minded approach focuses on working with our clients to efficiently and cost-effectively address and resolve their legal needs.
Commercial Real Estate
Mr. Sheats and Mr. Muckleroy have handled civil litigation and arbitration matters for individuals, governmental entities and businesses ranging from Fortune 500 companies to small, family-owned operations.
Represented City of Arlington in acquisition of land for the Dallas Cowboys Stadium.
Estate Planning
Mr. Sheats and Mr. Muckleroy have handled civil litigation and arbitration matters for individuals, governmental entities and businesses ranging from Fortune 500 companies to small, family-owned operations.
Our business-minded approach focuses on working with our clients to efficiently and cost-effectively address and resolve their legal needs.
Litigation
Mr. Sheats and Mr. Muckleroy have handled civil litigation and arbitration matters for individuals, governmental entities and businesses ranging from Fortune 500 companies to small, family-owned operations.
Represented other Fortune 500 and significant companies (airlines, product manufacturers, trucking/warehousing and other entities) in lawsuits involving injury claims, vehicle accidents, dram shop allegations, products liability, as well as claims of negligence, breach of warranty, inadequate warnings and/or inadequate testing.
Probate
Mr. Sheats and Mr. Muckleroy have handled civil litigation and arbitration matters for individuals, governmental entities and businesses ranging from Fortune 500 companies to small, family-owned operations.
Our business-minded approach focuses on working with our clients to efficiently and cost-effectively address and resolve their legal needs.
Real Estate
Mr. Sheats and Mr. Muckleroy have handled civil litigation and arbitration matters for individuals, governmental entities and businesses ranging from Fortune 500 companies to small, family-owned operations.
Represented City of Arlington in acquisition of land for the Dallas Cowboys Stadium.

George Muckleroy

Mr. Muckleroy represents clients in state and federal courts, and his prior representations include commercial litigation, construction, landlord-tenant, eminent domain, insurance, contracts, oil and gas, negligence, family law, personal injury and products liability.

Admitted:
Texas, 2003
U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas, 2003

Education:
Texas Tech University, J.D., magna cum laude, 2003
Texas A & M University, Anthropology, B.A., 1995

Distinctions and Honors:
-Texas Rising Star by Thomson Reuters (Business Litigation), 2011-2012
-Tarrant County's Top Attorneys for General Litigation in Fort Worth, Texas Magazine, 2007-2010
-Recognized for pro bono legal representation when Legal Aid of Northwest Texas named the Fort Worth office of Thompson & Knight the "Outstanding Medium Law Firm of the Year" for 2009

Prior Experience:
Captain, United States Marine Corps, 1995-2000

Associations and Memberships:
-Tarrant County Bar Association (Secretary of Business Litigation Section)
-Tarrant County Bar Association Bylaws Committee (Former Chair)
-Eldon Mahon Inn of Court, Tarrant County (Barrister)
-State Bar of Texas (Litigation Section; Construction Section)
-Texas Lawyers for Texas Veterans (Subcommittee Chair of Public Awareness, Incoming Chair)
-American Bar Association (Litigation Section; Construction Section)

Publications and Presentations:
-"Texas Small Claims / JP Court Practice - Navigating the People's Court," 2010
-"Direct Examination," 2008
-"Life's Legal Lessons," Lawdragon.com, May 2007
-"Double Entendre: How the Two Interpretations of the Establishment Clause Will Determine the Future of Charitable Choice," 33 Texas Tech Law Review 1197, 2002

Civic Activities:
-Former President, Board of Directors, Schola Cantorum of Texas
-Former President, Ridglea Country Club Estates Homeowners' Association
-Former Precinct Chair
-Eagle Scout
Education
  • Texas Tech University
    Juris Doctorate , 2003
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