Jay Dushkin – Curriculum Vitae

EDUCATION & BACKGROUND:

  • Born: April 6, 1959. Born and raised in Houston, Texas.
  • Undergraduate: University of Texas. B.B.A. in Accounting, 1981; Cum Laude
  • Law School: University of Texas at Austin. Juris Doctor, 1984
  • Certified Public Accountant

EXPERIENCE:

  • 1984 – 1990 Associate Attorney at Saccomanno & Clegg, L.L.P.
  • 1990 – April 30, 1999 Partner at Saccomanno & Clegg, L.L.P.
  • May 1, 1999 – Present The Dushkin Law Firm, Owner

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS:

ADMITTED TO PRACTICE:

LECTURES:

  • 2016 Elections for Texas Judges – First Hand Experience and Results from Houston Bar Association Judicial Preference Poll; Houston Business Cabinet – September 20, 2016
  • How We Elect Judges in the State of Texas – Problems and Ideas for a Better System; Midtown Business Network – September 29, 2016
  • Recent Cases, The Litigation Process and Open Forum; Houston Business Cabinet – October 27, 2015
  • Legal Tips for Business Owners; Midtown Business Network – August 13, 2015
  • Legal Tips for Business Owners; Midtown Business Network – August 26, 2014
  • Recent Cases and Answers to Common Legal Questions; Midtown Business Network – August 15, 2014
  • Open Questions About Our Legal System the Good and the Bad; Houston Business Cabinet – August 26, 2014
  • Legal Things to Think About in 2013 and Recent Cases; Midtown Business Network – November 8, 2012
  • The Enforcement of Sister State Judgments; Lorman Educational – November 1, 2012
  • Legal Things to Think About in 2011 and Recent Cases; Houston Business Cabinet – April 25, 2011
  • Legal Things to Think About in 2011 and Recent Cases; Midtown Business Network – February 17, 2011
  • Legal Things to Think About and Recent Cases; Houston Business Cabinet – May 25, 2010
  • Legal Things to Think About in 2010 and Recent Cases; Midtown Business Network – April 22, 2010
  • Legal Things to Think About in 2009 and the Next Five Years Related To Your Business; Houston Business Cabinet – August 10, 2009
  • 13 Common Business Mistakes to Avoid; Midtown Business Network – March 27, 2008
  • Recent Case Summary and Why One Should Use the Assets of the HBC; Houston Business Cabinet – September 26, 2006
  • How to Avoid Pitfalls When Dealing with Sharks or a Downturn in the Economy; Midtown Business Network, May 25, 2006
  • How Strategies in Baseball Coaching Apply to Lawyers and Business; Houston Business Cabinet – March 7, 2006
  • Recent Case Update – Royal Oaks Country Club; Houston Business Cabinet – September 27, 2005
  • Recent Case Update; Houston Business Cabinet – March 29, 2005
  • What to Look for Before and After You Hire an Attorney; Houston Business Cabinet, March 9, 2004
  • How to Reduce Your Attorney Fees and Still be Protected; Midtown Business Network, February 12, 2004
  • How to Best Reform How We Elect Judges in Texas; Houston Business Cabinet, April 22, 2003
  • Overview of the Legal Profession; Midtown Business Network, January 23, 2003
  • Business Tips and Marketing; Houston Business Cabinet, October 2002
  • Real Estate – Commercial Leases; International Association of Administrative Professionals, July 24, 2001
  • Real Estate – Commercial Leases; Houston Business Cabinet, April 3, 2001
  • Litigation and the Twin Burdens that Attend That Course of Action; Houston Business Cabinet, October 6, 2000
  • Mediation; Houston Business Cabinet – October 6, 2000
  • Real Property Foreclosure Sales; Houston Business Cabinet, March 3, 1998
  • Arbitration, Mediation & Litigation; Houston Business Cabinet, March 4, 1997
  • Covenants Not to Compete; Houston Business Cabinet, February 20, 1996
  • What Trial Lawyer’s Really Do; West Houston Rotary Club – May 21, 1991
  • Real Estate; Houston Association of Legal Secretaries, March 4, 1991
  • Real Estate Documents – From Loans to Divorce; Houston Association of Legal Secretaries, January 1991
  • Commercial Litigation; Houston Business Cabinet, May 1990

Legal practice:

Primarily in the areas of commercial collection, collection of judgments, collection litigation, general business law, commercial business transactions, general corporate matters, contract law, commercial litigation, banking law,  bankruptcy and creditors’ rights, real estate, defense of student loan lending and guaranteeing agencies, injunctions, and personal injury.