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Civil Litigation (Contract and Business Disputes, Personal Injury, Will and Probate Disputes)
  • Extensive civil litigation experience (primarily business litigation of all types)

  • Provided representation for collections and contract disputes

  • Represented governmental units in delinquent ad valorem tax lawsuits

  • Handled plaintiff and defendant personal injury matters (auto collision, premises liability, products liability, pedestrian injuries, non-workers comp subscriber claims)

  • Represented homeowners associations involved with transactional and litigation matters

  • Litigated probate contests

  • Litigated DTPA actions (both Plaintiff and Defendant)

  • Provided legal representation in insurance coverage questions (e.g., duty to defend, duty to indemnify, and liability and property casualty insurance coverage and policy exception issues)

2010 - present

2010 - present

  • Prepared pleadings for a successful appeal that carried all the way to the Texas Supreme Court on a duty to defend dispute against a large insurance company

  • Litigated Bill of Review matters

  • Advised clients regarding ADEA, ADA, FMLA, Title VII, EEOC, and assault leave issues

  • Prepared non-compete, non-disclosure, and confidentiality agreements

  • Negotiated and drafted employment agreements

  • Prepared employment policy manuals (for both for-profit and non-profit entities)


Employment Law
  • Drafted teacher employment contracts (e.g. continuing teacher, term, probationary)

  • Drafted and negotiated superintendent’s contracts

  • Advised school district in purchasing issues (e.g. competitive bidding and related procedures)

  • Litigated regarding governmental and sovereign immunity matters

  • Negotiated various zoning issues and lease agreements

  • Negotiated extensively with a city regarding church replat, dedication, and RUILPA matters

  • Negotiated inter-local agreements

  • Handled school litigation related to insurance and construction issues

  • Advised clients regarding open records requests and open meeting issues

  • Advised schools regarding numerous employment and disciplinary grievances

  • Revised school district drug testing policies and procedures

  • Advised schools regarding numerous student rights issues

  • Advised school district regarding new multi-family development program application with the TDHCA

School and Municipal Law
  • Litigated and supervised staff in all stages of collection and litigation of ad valorem tax cases for taxing entities in local, state, and federal courts.

Ad Valorem Tax (Property Tax) Issues
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