Jerry Alexander, a graduate of Southern Methodist University for his bachelor’s and law degrees, is a 50-year lawyer who began his career at Passman & Jones in Dallas as a court runner and law clerk. He has served as the firm’s president since 1998, and his practice focuses on commercial litigation, bankruptcy, antitrust, trade secrets, and aviation law.
Alexander started early in his career as an active member of the Dallas Bar Association, working on several committees, and became its 107th president in 2016. He served as State Bar of Texas director of District 6, Place 3 (2017-2020) and was State Bar board chair in 2019-2020. This year, he received the State Bar of Texas President’s Award “In Appreciation for Outstanding Contributions through Distinguished Service to the Lawyers of Texas.”
Alexander is receiving the Distinguished Alumni Award this year from the SMU Dedman School of Law.
On March 10, Rocky Dhir welcomed president-elect candidates Jerry Alexander and Steve Benesh to give Texas attorneys the opportunity to learn about their campaigns and particular goals for the presidency. They discussed...
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