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Jeffrey A. Ford

  • Partner
  • Peckar & Abramson, P.C.
  • 8080 North Central Expressway
    Suite 1600, LB 65
  • Dallas, Texas 75206
  • Email: jford@pecklaw.com
  • Phone: 214-523-5120
  • Cell: 214-676-5446
  • Company Phone: 214-523-5100
  • Fax: 214-521-4601

Education

  • Undergraduate: B.A. Political Science University of Iowa 1974
  • Law School: J.D. University of Texas 1977

Professional Activities

Board Certified in Construction Law , Texas Board of Legal Specialization

  • Governing Council State Bar of Texas Construction Law Section
  • Vice Chairman, Fidelity & Surety Committee of ABA Tort & Insurance Practice Section
  • 1992 Chairman of Dallas Bar Association Construction Law Section
  • American Arbitration Association National Panel of Construction Arbitrators
  • Fellow, American College of Construction Lawyers
  • Member, ABA Forum Committee on the Construction Industry
  • Member, ABA Section of Public Contract Law
  • Member, Surety Claims Institute
  • General Counsel, Associated General Contractors, Dallas Building Branch (1995-2000)

American Arbitration Association’s Large Complex Case Panel, Dallas Bar Association Construction Law Section, State Bar of Texas Construction Law Section

Representative Articles, Publications, Speeches and Seminars

  • “No Damages for Delay – Not So FAST” 28th Annual Construction Law Conference, Construction Law Section of State Bar of Texas (2015)
  • “No Damages for Delay – does it Mean WHAT IT SAYS?” 26th Annual Construction Law Conference, Construction Law Section of State Bar of Texas (2013)
  • “Current and Emerging Issues in Litigation Involving Design Professionals” University of Texas at Austin School of Law (2010)

    Speeches, Panel Discussions, Seminars

  • Has made numerous presentations on construction, surety and government contract topics to legal, construction and surety industry organizations such as the American Bar Association, State Bar of Texas, Associated General Contractors, Construction Financial Management Association, American Arbitration Association, National Association of Surety Bond Producers, Surety Claims Institute, University of Texas at Austin School of Law, Dallas Surety Association and Texas A&M University Center for Construction Education

Court Admissions

  • Supreme Court of Texas
  • U.S. Court of Federal Claims
  • U.S. District Courts (Northern, Western and Eastern Districts of Texas)

Community Activities

  • North Dallas Chamber of Commerce, Chairman, 1996
  • Dallas Regional Mobility Coalition, Member of Executive Committee, 1995


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