Joseph F. Cleveland, Jr.

Top rated Intellectual Property Litigation attorney in Fort Worth, Texas

Brackett & Ellis, P.C.
Joseph F. Cleveland, Jr.
Brackett & Ellis, P.C.

Practice Areas: Intellectual Property Litigation, Business Litigation, Appellate view more

Licensed in Texas since: 1990

Education: Mississippi College School of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2005 - 2023

Brackett & Ellis, P.C.

100 Main Street
Fort Worth, TX 76102 Phone: 817-339-2454 Email: Joseph F. Cleveland, Jr. Visit website


Mr. Cleveland is Board Certified in Civil Trial law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.  Board Certification signifies a mark of excellence and distinguishing accomplishment achieved by fewer than 10% of practicing attorneys in Texas. As a Board Certified attorney in Civil Trial Law, Mr. Cleveland is a recognized as a specialist in civil litigation involving contracts, businesses and business owners. To achieve board certification, Mr. Cleveland was required to pass a rigorous examination and demonstrate extensive expertise and knowledge in his specialty area. He must also engage in a continuous course of study in his specialty.

He is admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court, United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth, Third, Sixth, Ninth, and Federal Circuits and the United States District Courts for the Northern, Eastern, Western and Southern Districts of Texas

Practice areas

Intellectual Property Litigation, Business Litigation, Appellate, Intellectual Property

First Admitted: 1990, Texas

Professional Webpage:

  • Tarrant County's Top Attorney, Intellectual Property Litigation, Fort Worth Texas Magazine (2011-2016)
  • President's Certificate of Outstanding Achievement presented by the Tarrant County Bar Association (1999)
  • Outstanding Young Lawyer of Tarrant County (2002)
  • Recognized in the Best Lawyers in America for Commercial and Intellectual Property Litigation (2011-2016)
  • Rated AV Preeminent by Martindale-Hubble Peer Review Ratings denoting very high to preeminent legal ability and very high professional standards of conduct and ethics
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • President, Federal Bar Association, Fort Worth Chapter (2004-present)
  • Board Member, Texas Board of Disciplinary Appeals, 2020
  • Chair, Tarrant County Bar Foundation, 2019
  • Chair, Trade Secrets Committee, Intellectual Property Section of the State Bar of Texas (2013-2016)
  • Officer, Council of the Intellectual Property Section of the State Bar of Texas, 2020
Representative Clients:
  • General Electric, AT&T, Google
Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
Special Licenses/Certifications:
  • Board Certified in Civil Trial Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization, 2017
Industry Groups:
  • Bar Association Of The Fifth Federal Circuit
  • Federal Bar Association
  • Fellow
  • Texas And Tarrant County Bar Foundations
  • Texas Bar Association

Office location for Joseph F. Cleveland, Jr.

100 Main Street
Fort Worth, TX 76102


19 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2005 - 2023

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Top 100: Dallas/Fort Worth Super Lawyers: 2016, 2020 - 2021

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