Clyde M. Siebman

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Attorney Awards


American Board of Trial Advocates. Listed in Best Lawyers in America in Patent, Trademark & Commercial Litigation, 2013-2016. Listed by Reuters in its Listing of Texas Super Lawyers, 2003-2016. Co-Editor, O'Connor's Federal Forms, 1998 and 2005. U.S. Magistrate Judge Merit Selection Committee, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Texas, 1992, 1997, 1998, 2008, 2012, 2015 & 2016; Red River Boundary Commission, State of Texas, 1998-2000; Eastern District of Texas Liaison, Bench/Bar Committee, Federal Bar Association, 2000-2002; Local Rules Advisory Committee, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Texas, 2002-2005; Red River Authority, State of Texas, Board of Directors, 2008-2014; Moderator: Eastern District of Texas Judicial Panel, Annual Advanced Patent Law Conference, State Bar of Texas, 2006-2016; Judicial Panelist, AIPLA Spring Conference, 2008; Conference Chairman, Eastern District of Texas Bench Bar Conference, 2009-2016; National Presenter at Continuing Legal Education Conferences including Salishan Patent Law Conference Sponsored by Oregon Patent Lawyers Association, Rocky Mountain Intellectual Property Law Conference, Oklahoma Bar Association IP Summit, Conference on Sino-US Patent Litigation Procedure, Chongqing, China;

Texas Bar Foundation (Life Fellow); American Board of Trial Advocates (Fellow).

(Board Certified, Civil Trial Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization)

Areas of Practice (5)

  • Federal Litigation
  • Intellectual Property
  • Business Litigation
  • Employment Law
  • General Litigation

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
903-870-0070  Phone
903-870-0066  Fax
University Attended:
Southern Methodist University, B.B.A., 1980; Southern Methodist University, B.A., Psychology, with distinction, 1980
Law School Attended:
Southern Methodist University, J.D., 1984
Year of First Admission:
U.S. District Court, Eastern, Northern, Western and Southern Districts of Texas; U.S. Tax Court; U.S. Court of Appeals, 5th Circuit; U.S Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit; 1984, Texas; 2009, Oklahoma; U.S. Supreme Court; U.S. Claims Court
Eastern District of Texas Bar Association Founding President, 1995-1999; Local Rules Committee, 2002-2005; Bench/Bar Conference Chairman, 2009-2016; Non-Appropriated Fund Committee, 1994-2001, 2008 & 2012; State Bar of Texas (Board of Directors, 1992-1995, Court Rules Committee, 1998-2004, Grievance Committee, District 1A, 1990-1992); Grayson and Collin County Bar Associations. Judge Paul Brown American Inn of Court (President, 2003-).
Special Agencies:
Grayson County Regional Mobility Authority, Presiding Officer; Red River Authority of Texas, Former Board of Directors; Riverbend Water Resources District, Former Conservator/Temporary Administrator.
( Board Certified, Civil Trial Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization )

Peer Reviews

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Tyler, Texas

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