Michael R. Cramer’s practice includes extensive experience in business law, civil and commercial litigation, employment law, corporate law, construction law, real estate, civil defense and estate planning.

Attorney Cramer has more than 21 years of practice. Michael developed a statewide practice focused on litigation. His cases range from breach of contract to construction delay claims against the State of Texas. He also works with Family Law and Divorce cases. His business litigation practice includes the representation of corporations of all sizes. Michael has considerable experience in assisting corporations to avoid litigation through consultancy and risk avoidance. He counsels business owners on the best type of entity for their corporate structure and then assists the business in every step of the process from formation to contracts, collections to dissolution, and everything in between. Michael’s business law clients include construction companies, contractors, sub-contractors, suppliers, franchisors, owners, architects, business partners and many other entities in litigation matters. His family law clients include parents, grandparents, couples, and conservators in all areas of family law.

Areas of Practice

  • Business Law
  • Civil and Commercial Litigation
  • Employment Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Construction Law
  • Real Estate
  • Civil Defense
  • Estate Planning

Litigation Percentage

  • 95% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Texas, 1994
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Texas, 1995
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Texas


  • Southern Methodist University School of Law, Dallas, Texas
    • J.D. – 1994
  • University of North Texas, Denton, Texas
    • B.B.A. – 1991
    • Honors: Mortar Board National College Senior Honor Society
    • Major: Marketing

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • State Bar of Texas
  • Mesquite Bar Association, President, 2012 – Present
  • Dallas Bar Association, Business Law Section

Pro Bono Activities

  • Mesquite Ambucs Charity, President, 2008 – Present
  • Mesquite Ambucs Charity, Vice President and President elect, 2015 – Present

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