Michael P. Wortham

Lyon, Gorsky & Gilbert, L.L.P.


Phone: 972-744-0445
Cell: 214-505-1738
E-mail: mike@worthamlaw.com
Fax: 214-824-4046


Over thirty years of experience practicing family, business and probate law.

Family law practice includes divorces, post-divorce child support and child possession modification and enforcement, adoptions, terminations of parental rights, and marital agreements.

Probate practice encompasses all probate proceedings, including will probate, intestate administration, determination of heirship, independent administration and guardianship proceedings.

Also represents individuals and organizations in all aspects of business law and provides a variety of legal services for clients in the aviation, construction, manufacturing and sales industries.

Mr. Wortham has represented individual entrepreneurs and large and small enterprises in a wide variety of business transactions. Much of his practice is focused on the representation of individuals and entities in many types of business transactions, including business acquisitions and dispositions, asset purchases and sales, succession planning for closely held businesses, real estate transactions, including acquisitions and leasing transactions, planning and structuring of new businesses, and business agreements such as service contracts, franchise agreements, employment agreements, licenses, loan and credit agreements, distribution and sales representative agreements and the like in many industries, including aerospace, construction and food services.


Southern Methodist University School of Law, Dallas, Texas
Juris Doctorate

University of North Texas, Denton, Texas
Bachelor of Arts in Journalism

Bar Admissions:

U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit, 1993
U.S. District Court Western District of Texas, 1993
U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas, 1993
U.S. District Court Eastern District of Texas, 1991
U.S. District Court Northern District of Texas, 1985
Texas, 1984

Professional Associations:

State Bar of Texas
Dallas Bar Association


Married Melissa Wortham in 1993. Mr. Wortham, his wife and their two children live in Dallas.

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