Kevin Spencer graduated from Cistercian Preparatory School in 1985 and earned a B.A. in Business and a B.A. in Psychology from Austin College in 1989. Then, Kevin then left Texas to study law at the University of South Dakota School of Law and received his Juris Doctorate in 1992. Kevin began working in the legal field in August 1992 and was licensed and began his practice in Texas on May 7, 1993. After 15 years of practicing with and becoming a partner at a prominent estate and trust litigation firm, Kevin started his own law firm on September 1, 2007, as a solo practitioner and his practice has grown adding additional attorneys.
Kevin has experience in all aspects of litigation and has tried cases to verdict before judges and juries and has argued to appellate courts. Kevin appears in court almost every week proving up wills, administrations, or guardianships and arguing more complex and contested matters in his various lawsuits. Kevin is ready to go trial in any case, which adds value to his clients’ cases and offers leverage for settlement purposes. Consequently, he has had great success in negotiating settlements both in and outside the mediation process. Further, Kevin has also been certified as a mediator in Texas since 2012 attempting to facilitate settlements for others as well; a large majority of the cases he mediates have settled. In addition, Kevin is dedicated to providing pro bono services to the poor as time allows.
Kevin has devoted a large amount of time to writing law review articles, scholarly papers, and speaking to various bar sections, and has become a respected speaker at continuing legal educations seminars.
Kevin was a member of the Dallas Association of Young Lawyers’ Leadership Class of 2002, which, as its project, worked in conjunction with the 7-11 Corporation, and organized the Education is Freedom Luncheon for charity held on October 9, 2003 and presenting key-note speaker: former Presidential candidate, Bob Dole. Since then, Kevin has served in numerous leadership positions.
Kevin is a member of the Dallas Bar Association, the State Bar of Texas and a Lifetime Fellow of the Dallas Association of Young Lawyers Foundation. He also served for four years a former President of the Cistercian Preparatory School Alumni Association.
Kevin attends Church regularly, enjoys spending time with his family, particularly in tropical locates, reading non-fiction and other intellectual endeavors.