Jeff Wheelock

Jeff Wheelock

Legal Services

Legal Experience

Jeff is a partner with the law firm of Dickinson & Wheelock, P.C.  He has been practicing law since 1991.  He focuses on helping entrepreneurs.

His areas of practice include:

  • Franchise Law
  • Business Transactions
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Start-Up/Business Organizations
  • Employment Law
  • Commercial Litigation

He is also an arbitrator for the NASD (National Association of Securities Dealers) and a mediator.



University of Houston Law Center, J.D. 1991
Executive Editor, Houston Law Review

Rice University, B.A. (Economics) 1988


Business Experience

Founding member of his law firm.  Personally involved in starting and overseeing a 20-employee company which provided scientific testing and reporting, and several companies investing in oil and gas exploration.  General counsel for several multi-million dollar companies.  Member of advisory board/board of directors of several privately held companies.


Speaking Engagements

Jeff often gives speeches and seminars about legal issues related to business and franchising.  He has been a guest speaker for multiple groups, including CNN-Radio, the NFL’s Houston Texans, various Small Business Development Centers throughout Texas, the University of Houston, and the National Franchise & Business Opportunities Show.



Licensed by

- Texas Supreme Court (to practice in all Texas courts)
- United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas            - United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas            - United States District Court for the Western District of Texas
- United States Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals

*Certified Mediator (through A.A. White Dispute Resolution Institute)

*Certified Arbitrator (for the NASD, Nat'l Assoc. of Securities Dealers)


Married with two great kids (Zoe - 11; Jacob - 9)
Coach of Zoe’s and Jacob’s volleyball, basketball and baseball teams
Member, Chapelwood Methodist Church


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