Sherrel Knighton

Capital Partner

Dallas, TX | Fort Worth, TX | Kaufman, TX | Longview, TX | Rockwall, TX | Sherman, TX | Tyler, TX | Waxahachie, TX

Partner Sherrel Knighton shares her experience and expertise in bankruptcy and tax warrant issues from our Dallas office.

Ms. Knighton is admitted to the practice of law in the State of Texas and the State of Wyoming. She is also admitted to practice in the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit and the United States District Courts for the Northern, Eastern, Western, and Southern Districts of Texas. She is a member of the Dallas Bar Association.

Ms. Knighton has spoken on ad valorem property tax and consumer bankruptcy issues at both the Annual DFW Area Chapter 13 Consumer Bankruptcy Conference and the State Bar of Texas Annual Advanced Consumer Bankruptcy Conference. In addition, she has spoken at various Chapters of the Texas Association of Assessing Officers, including the Northwest Central, Red River, and Collin County Chapters, as well as at the State Bar of Texas Property Tax Committee Meeting and Legal Seminar. She also served for five years on the Board of Trustees of the North Texas Chapter of the Texas Association of Assessing Officers, culminating in her term as President in 2020. Ms. Knighton is actively involved in the Lewisville Independent School District Education Foundation.

Ms. Knighton received a Bachelor of Arts from The University of Texas – Austin in 1992, graduating with High Honors. She went on to earn her Doctor of Jurisprudence from The University of Texas School of Law in 1996.


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