John S. Broude

Shareholder, President

Practice Areas

Banking | Finance
Business Transactions | Organizations
Oil and Gas
Real Estate
Life’s Complexities

Bar and Court Admissions

Texas, 1975
U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Texas
U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas
U.S. District Court, Western District of Texas
U.S. Court of Appeals, 5th Circuit
U. S. Supreme Court, 1979
Specializations
Certification in Commercial Real Estate Law Texas Board of Legal Specialization Since 1997

Specializations

Certification in Commercial Real Estate Law Texas Board of Legal Specialization Since 1997

Competence, responsiveness and reasonableness have been the hallmarks of our firm’s practice for three and a half decades. We strive to obtain the best outcomes possible for our clients and are continuously reminded that the practice of law is a privilege and a responsibility. I personally value my daily interactions with clients and relish the challenge of meeting and exceeding client expectations.

Professional Affiliations

American Bar Association
American Bankruptcy Institute
State Bar of Texas
Texas Bar Foundation
Texas Association of Bank Counsel
Tarrant County Bar Association
Tarrant County Bar Foundation
American Health Lawyers Association

Judicial Clerkship

Law Clerk for Hon. William S. Sessions, U.S. District Court, Western District of Texas, 1975-1977

Reported Cases

Larry R. George Sales Co. v. Cool Attic Corp., 587 F.2d 266 (C.A.5 (Tex.) 1979)

Community and Business Activities

Environmental Defense Fund (Member, Texas Regional Advisory Board)
Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Fort Worth (Member, Board of Directors and Executive Committee)
Boys and Girls Clubs of Fort Worth Foundation (Member, Board of Directors)
Bethel Congregation (Past President)
Cassata High School (Past President)
Clayton Child Care (former Director and Vice President)
Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra Association (Past Member, Board of Directors and Executive Committee)
Leadership Fort Worth (Participant)
Orien L Woolf and Dr. Jack Woolf Charitable Foundation (Member, Board of Directors)

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John S. Broude
Shareholder and President
Broude, Smith, Jennings, McGlinchey & Fitzgerald, P.C.
309 West 7th Street, Suite 1100
Fort Worth, Texas 76102
817.335.1615
817.335.1603 fax

Education

The University of Texas School of Law
JD, with honors, 1975

  • Texas International Law Journal (Reviews Editor, 1974-1975)

Brandeis University
BS, 1971

Publications

Note, 9 Texas International Law Journal 377 (1974)
Garlock v. Commissioner

Comment, 3 American Journal of Criminal Law 117 (1974) The Use of Involuntary Inter-prison Transfer as a Sanction