Edmond S. Moreland Jr.

Edmond S. Moreland Jr.

Shareholder
Location:
Wimberley, Texas
Phone:
512-782-2293
Fax:
512-782-0605
Email:

Edmond is a shareholder in the law firm. He attended Texas A & M University in College Station, where he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts, magna cum laude, in 1994. Edmond then graduated from The University of Texas School of Law in 1997, and was admitted to practice law before courts in the State of Texas on November 7, 1997. Since then, he has been admitted to practice before the United States District Courts for the Western, Northern, Southern and Eastern Districts of Texas and the Eastern District of Michigan. He has also been admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court and the United States Courts of Appeals for the Fifth and Sixth Circuits.

After graduating from law school, Edmond joined a prominent Dallas labor and employment law firm. There, he learned how to prepare and try cases from intake to verdict, and how to handle them through subsequent appeals. In August of 2000, he began his own law practice and he has continued to hone his trial and litigation skills.

Throughout his career, Edmond has represented people before administrative tribunals and state and federal courts, both trial and appellate. While he has worked on a variety of different matters from personal injury to consumer protection cases, Edmond has maintained a special emphasis on labor and employment law. Since 2002, he has been Board Certified in Labor and Employment Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.

Edmond has been recognized by his peers as a Texas "Super Lawyer" (a Thomson Reuters service) from 2014 to 2017 and a Texas "Rising Star" Super Lawyer (a Thomson Reuters service) in Employment Litigation or Labor and Employment Law numerous times in 2004, 2005, 2008 - 2012.

Edmond is also an avid runner, a cyclist, a commercial pilot and certificated flight instructor. He lives with his family in Wimberley, Texas. Edmond and his wife, Jennifer, enjoy spending time with their five children. Edmond is active in his community supporting various organizations. He serves as Vice President on the Wimberley EMS Board of Directors. He is also regularly provides pro bono legal services to local non profit organizations.

Areas of Practice

  • Labor & Employment Law — Employee

Litigation Percentage

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Labor and Employment Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization, 2002

Bar Admissions

  • Texas, 1997
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit

Education

  • The University of Texas School of Law, Austin, Texas
    • J.D. - 1997
  • Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas
    • B.A. magna cum laude - 1994
    • Major: Psychology

Honors and Awards

  • "Rising Star" Super Lawyer, a Thomson Reuters Service, 2004, 2005, 2008-2012
  • "Super Lawyer", a Thomson Reuters Service, 2014, 2015
  • Edition of Best Lawyers in America, a Woodward White, Inc. service, in the Area of Employment Law—Individuals, 2017

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • National Employment Lawyers Association, 1998 - Present
  • Texas Employment Lawyers Association, 2001 - Present
  • Federal Bar Association, 2014 - Present
  • Bar Association, Labor and Employment Law Section, Present; Secretary, 2016-2017; Vice Chair, 2017-2018, 2014 - Present

Past Employment Positions

  • Law Office of Edmond S. Moreland, Jr., 2000 - 2009
  • Gillespie, Rozen & Watsky, P.C., Associate, 1997 - 2000

Pro Bono Activities

  • Chancellor to St. Stephen’s Episcopal School in Wimberley
  • Vice Chair on the Wimberley EMS Board of Directors
  • Katherine Anne Porter Charter High School
  • St. Stephen's Episcopal School in Wimberley