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Kurt S. Elieson

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Biography

Kurt Elieson has 17 years of experience as a trial lawyer and another 2 years as in-house counsel to Retractable Technologies, Inc. He practices in the areas of civil, commercial and complex litigation, business law and construction law. He represents both debtors and creditors in bankruptcy proceedings.

Kurt Elieson is licensed to practice in all Texas courts, the United States District Courts for the Eastern and Northern Districts of Texas, the United States Bankruptcy Courts for the Eastern and Northern Districts of Texas, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.

Member: Texas State Bar, Denton County Bar Association, J. Reuben Clark Law Society (director, Dallas-Fort Worth chapter, 1998-1999).

Kurt Elieson received his Bachelor of Arts in Quantitative Economics from Stanford University (1988) where he won the annual Fairclough Prize for outstanding research paper in Classics and studied in Vienna, Austria. He received his law degree from the University of Texas School of Law (1991). He is fluent in Spanish.

Education

  • The University of Texas School of Law, Austin, Texas
    • Juris Doctor - 1991
  • Stanford University
    • A.B. Quantitative Economics - 1988

Bar Admissions

  • Texas, 1991
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit, 1993
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Texas, 1994
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Texas, 1996

Pro-Bono Activities

  • Scoutmaster or assistant scoutmaster with Boy Scouts of America for over 15 years
  • Subcommittee chair of Lewisville ISD Task on Outdoor Education, 2006
  • Drafted and worked to pass legislation by Texas Legislature (2001, 2003 sessions)
  • Missionary in South America, 1984 to 1986

Professional Associations

  • Texas Bar Association
  • Denton County Bar Association
  • J. Reuben Clark Society, Director, 1998 to 1999

Languages

  • Spanish