JOSEPH E. ACKELS, SR.

Background

Joseph E. Ackels, Sr. has over three decades of experience in handling many business matters including contracting and negotiation as well as mediation, arbitration and business litigation. He has worked on behalf of clients in a broad range of industries, as well as nonprofit organizations. Mr. Ackels' practice includes advocating in matters involving lender disputes, insurance claims, and health provider collections. He also is experienced in health law, particularly in managed care which includes contracting and collections for providers. In addition to his professional career, Mr. Ackels' civic involvement has included board and chairman positions for various Catholic schools in Dallas and the DFW Airport Interfaith Chaplaincy Board.

Licenses and Admissions
  • State Bar of Texas (1982)
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Texas
Education
  • Southern Methodist University School of Law (J.D. - 1982)
  • Spring Hill College (B.S. - Accounting 1979)
  • Jesuit College Preparatory, Dallas (1975)
Organizations & Honors
  • Dallas Bar Association
  • St. Thomas More Society of Lawyers
  • AV Preeminent Rating in Martindale-Hubbell Legal Directory
  • DFW Airport Interfaith Chaplaincy Board, Chair (2014-2017)