Jack Beesley

Of Counsel


Jack Beesley is Of Counsel in the Cowles Thompson Family Law and Commercial/Business Litigation practice areas. His Family Law experience includes divorce, custody, child support, enforcement of custody and support actions, SAPCR (Suit Affecting the Parent- Child Relationship), name changes, father’s rights, and termination of rights. His Commercial/Business Litigation experience includes contract disputes, premises liability issues, and landlord/tenant litigation. He has served as first-chair litigation attorney for cases in Dallas, Denton, Collin, and Tarrant counties, and has represented clients statewide, including Kaufman, Harris, and Montgomery counties.

Representative Matters

  • Obtained a 50/50 possession and access order for a father previously denied access to his daughter in a Dallas County SAPCR.
  • Successfully negotiated a high value separate property claim for a client in a Denton County Divorce mediation.
  • Obtained an order denying a Common Law Marriage for a client fighting an ex-girlfriend over residential property interests in Tarrant County.
  • First chair trial experience in Divorce cases in Dallas and Collin Counties.
  • First chair jury trial experience in Commercial Trucking cases and Premises Liability cases in Oklahoma.


  • J.D., with honor, The University of Tulsa College of Law, 2011
    • Tulsa Law Review, Articles and Research Editor (2009-2010), Staff Member (2008-2009)
  • B.A., Journalism, University of Oklahoma, 2005
    • Dean’s List, Spring 2005


  • State Bar of Texas, 2019
  • State Bar of Oklahoma, 2011
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas
  • All Federal Courts of Oklahoma


  • State Bar of Texas
  • State Bar of Oklahoma
  • Denton County Bar Association
  • Tulsa Domestic Violence Intervention Services, volunteer as Associate Board President, 2014-2016
  • Jesuit Alumni Association
  • Pepper Theft (Red Hot Chili Peppers cover band), drummer


  • Rising Star, Thomson Reuters® Super Lawyers®; selected for inclusion, 2017, 2019, 2021-2022