Victoria Nicole Argeroplos
Victoria Argeroplos is an attorney in Jackson Walker’s Houston office with a practice focused on representing clients in matters related to bankruptcy, restructuring, and recovery, and the resolution of related disputes. Victoria has experience guiding secured and unsecured creditors through bankruptcy proceedings, as well as litigating against borrowers, guarantors, and commercial tenants in state courts.
Victoria’s litigation experience includes serving as second-chair in a trial of an adversary proceeding, giving opening statements, cross-examining witnesses, and arguing hearings on discovery matters. She is well-versed in taking Rule 2004 Examinations or depositions, and regularly drafts and argues motions for summary judgment and motions to dismiss under Rule 12.
Prior to joining Jackson Walker, Victoria served as a judicial intern to the Hon. John Schmude of the Harris County 247th Family District Court. She also completed the University of Houston Mediation Clinic, where she gained dispute resolution experience observing and conducting eleven volunteer mediations through the Harris County Dispute Resolution Center.
Victoria has bachelors’ degrees in Mathematics and Philosophy. Before attending law school, Victoria taught Algebra I and II in Spring Branch ISD.
B.A., University of Washington
J.D., cum laude, University of Houston Law Center
- Editor in Chief, Houston Journal of International Law
- Chief Presenter, Honor Board
- Order of the Barons
- United States District Court for the Northern, Western, and Southern Districts of Texas
- United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern and Southern Districts of Texas
- United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
- Argued and prevailed on a motion for summary judgment in favor of lender in a deficiency suit where borrower counterclaimed for fraud and promissory estoppel.
- Second-chaired a trial involving recovery of a lender’s collateral from a transferee of a bankruptcy debtor.
- Argued and won a motion for summary judgment on the key issue in a case seeking recovery of lender’s collateral from a transferee of a bankruptcy debtor, contributing to a favorable settlement in lieu of trial.
- Won a motion to dismiss under Fed. R. Civ. P. 12(b)(2), (3), and (6) in favor of a defendant depositary bank in an adversary proceeding brought by a chapter 13 debtor.
- Won a motion to dismiss under Fed. R. Civ. P. 12(b)(6) in favor of a subcontractor in a construction defect case.
- Argued and won a motion to dismiss in state court on behalf of managing partners in an action by minority partners to appoint a receiver over a limited partnership.
- Negotiated a favorable settlement of an insurance claim on behalf of the policyholder.
- Best Candidate, Houston Journal of International Law, 2015-2016
- Antroy Arreola Award for an Outstanding Comment in International Law, Houston Journal of International Law, 2016
- Volunteer to prepare and serve food and perform in the dance show at the Original Greek Festival every year
- Coach 5th to 8th grade girls basketball for yearly basketball tournament sponsored by the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America
- Arthur L. Moller-David B. Foltz American Inn of Court
- Bankruptcy Section of the Texas Bar
- Houston Young Lawyers Association