Gerrit M. Pronske

Pronske, Goolsby & Kathman, P.C.

Fort Worth, Texas 76112


Asset Distribution, Bankruptcy, Civil, Commercial, Construction, Contract, Creditor's Rights, Debt, Foreclosure, Landlord/Tenant, Real Estate

Prior to co-founding Pronske Goolsby & Kathman, P.C., Mr. Pronske was a partner in the Dallas office of Kirkpatrick & Lockhart Nicholson Graham, LP, and a founding partner in the law firm of Hale, Pronske, Trust, Aston & Seckel, P.C. Mr. Pronske is the former Law Clerk to the Honorable Robert C. McGuire, former Chief United States Bankruptcy Judge for the Northern District of Texas, Dallas Division.

Mr. Pronske is the author of Pronske’s Texas Bankruptcy, Annotated (2013), a 900 page bankruptcy practice manual for Texas attorneys and other professionals, published by Texas Lawyer Press, now in its Thirteent Edition. Mr. Pronske is formerly the Editor of Texas Bankruptcy Decisions, a bi-monthly case reporter summarizing all bankruptcy decisions of the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals and all bankruptcy and federal district courts within the State of Texas.


B.A. magna cum laude, Texas Tech University (1980)

J.D., Texas Tech University School of Law (1983)

Awards and Affiliations

D Magazine’s Best Lawyers in Dallas (2009)

U.S. News and World Reports Best Lawyers in America

Texas Monthly Superlawyer designation  (2005, 2012-2013)

Chairman, Bankruptcy Section of Federal Bar Association (2007)

Chairman, Dallas Bankruptcy Bar Association (2005)

Master, John C. Ford American Inn of Court (2005-2009)

President, Sammons Center for the Arts Board of Directors (1993-1999)

Board of Directors and Board of Advisors St. Anthony School for special needs children.

American Bankruptcy Institute

Dallas Bar Association

Court Admissions

United States Supreme Court

United States Court of Appeals for Fifth Circuit

United States District Courts for the Northern, Eastern, Southern and Western Districts of Texas

United States Bankruptcy Courts for the Northern, Easter, Southern and Western Districts of Texas

Texas State Courts

New Mexico State Courts

Colorado State Courts


Gerrit M. Pronske
15305 Dallas Parkway, Suite 300
Dallas, TX 75001

Direct: 214.658.6501
Main:  214.658.6500
Fax:   214.658.6509
Email: [email protected]