Corinth, Texas Business Lawyers

Timothy Hoch
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Experienced lawyer for business owners in litigation

I represent businesses in every variety of litigation from shareholder and ownership disputes to collection cases. Contingent fee or hourly.
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Patrick R. Kelly
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Texas Business Law Attorney

University of Houston Law CenterDepartment of Veterans Affairs, Texas, Texas Supreme Court, U.S. Court - Northern District of Texas, U.S. Court - Southern District of Texas and U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims
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Stacy L. Cole
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Texas Business Law Attorney

SMU Dedman School of LawEastern District of Texas, Northern District of Texas and Texas
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Max Murphy
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Texas Business Law Attorney

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Denton, TX Business Law Lawyer with 22 years experience
(940) 465-0753 4251 2181
Denton, TX 76210
Business, Energy, Environmental and Real Estate
Denton, TX Business Law Attorney with 21 years experience
(940) 297-4254 3001 Colorado Blvd
Denton, TX 76210
Business and Securities
Gary Blake Wells
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Argyle, TX Business Law Attorney with 26 years experience
(940) 222-6993 9350 Hilltop Rd
Argyle, TX 76226
Business, Administrative, Appeals and Estate Planning
Brigham Young Univ J Reuben Clark LS UT
I am a “planning” attorney, working with clients to help keep them out of legal entanglements and litigation. My goal is to work with my clients to help them succeed in their goals, whether this involves setting up a new business; working with them to understand and work within the requirements of complicated federal and state laws; or preparing their wills, trusts (including gun trusts), and other estate planning documents.

I can work with you to:

1) Prepare the necessary documents to get your business started
2) Understand the legal requirements for your business...
Daniel Abasolo
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Denton, TX Business Law Attorney with 7 years experience
(855) 387-0404 1807 Westminster
Denton, TX 76205
Free ConsultationBusiness, Divorce, Domestic Violence and Family
Texas Tech University School of Law
My practice is focused on Family Law, and Business Law, especially startups. I have been recognized as a Rising Star by Super Lawyers and I have have served my Bar Association as a Qualified Mediator and Past President of the Denton County Young Lawyers Association.
Jack W. Cunningham
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Denton, TX Business Law Lawyer with 24 years experience
(940) 757-0058 1308 Teasley Ln.
Ste. 275
Denton, TX 76205
Business, Estate Planning, Family and Probate
Texas Tech University School of Law
Hugh Emerson Coleman
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Denton, TX Business Law Lawyer with 23 years experience
(940) 735-4007 1710 Westminster
Suite D
Denton, TX 76205
Business, Administrative, Consumer and Employment
Jeffrey Alan Hines
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Denton, TX Business Law Attorney with 38 years experience
512 W. Hickory St.
Suite 100
Denton, TX 76201
Free ConsultationBusiness, Criminal, DWI and Domestic Violence
University of Houston - Main Campus
I spent the first 8 years of my practice in the Dallas County District Attorney's Office in its Trial Division. There I tried over 300 cases to final verdict before juries and hundreds more bench trials, motions, and probation revocations. I took all that experience into the private practice of law which has now lasted 35 years. Thus equipped and trained, I have applied those skills to expand into civil litigation while continuing to practice criminal defense. I maintain membership in the State Bar of Texas College, which means I take 30 or more hours of Continuing Legal Education each...
Donald Ray White Jr.
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Denton, TX Business Law Lawyer with 21 years experience
(940) 387-3518 512 W Hickory St
Suite 100
Denton, TX 76201
Business, Construction, Consumer and Real Estate
Board Certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization in Commercial and Residential Real Estate Law
Gary A Kollmeier
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Denton, TX Business Law Attorney with 27 years experience
(940) 387-8181 501 S. Carroll Blvd., Ste B
Denton, TX 76201
Business, Divorce, Domestic Violence and Estate Planning
Mr. Kollmeier is Board Certified in Family Law. The Law Office of Gary A. Kollmeier has been dedicated to providing competent and caring legal services in the areas of Family and Probate law since 1991. The firm provides comprehensive, superior, and respectful advocacy in an environment in which the clients receive full attention and loyalty with the highest level of personal legal services. It is our focus to educate our clients about the reality of what to expect in every aspect of their legal case. As a lawyer, Gary Kollmeier is committed to high standards, as evidenced by his certification...
Kelly Michelle Davis
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Lewisville, TX Business Law Attorney with 19 years experience
(972) 434-8009 550 S Edmonds Ln
Lewisville, TX 75067
Business, Arbitration & Mediation, Construction and Estate Planning
Although Ms. Davis specializes in construction litigation, she has a general practice which includes handling all problems from corporate inception to dissolution, partnership formation and disputes, real estate law, consumer litigation, contract disputes, and appeals.
Ryan Browne
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Texas Business Law Lawyer with 22 years experience

Texas
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Spencer Browne
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Texas Business Law Lawyer with 14 years experience

Southern Methodist UniversityTexas
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John Gregory Haugen
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Lewisville, TX Business Law Attorney with 11 years experience
(972) 436-8750 101 West Main Street
Lewisville, TX 75057
Business, Criminal, DWI and Divorce
Attorney John Haugen has been serving the needs of his community and nation for his entire life. He graduated from West Point and then went on to spend five years as an U.S. Army Captain. After he was honorably discharged, he continued his higher education at USC, then received his Juris Doctor as Texas Wesleyan School of Law. Currently, he is a member of the Dallas County Bar Association, Denton County Bar Association, and the Tarrant County Bar Association. He is licensed to practice in all Texas courts, and advocates for clients who are facing family law matters, criminal defense...
Jack Balderson Jr.
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Flower Mound, TX Business Law Attorney with 19 years experience
(972) 355-5959 4325 Windsor Centre Trail
Suite 600
Flower Mound, TX 75028
Business, Antitrust and Arbitration & Mediation
James Douglas Uloth
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Addison, TX Business Law Lawyer with 32 years experience
(469) 791-0411 5080 Spectrum Drive
Suite 1000 East
Addison, TX 75001
Free ConsultationBusiness, Bankruptcy, Collections and Construction
CREDITORS’ RIGHTS/RESTRUCTURING: protected the interests of secured and unsecured creditors and maximized their recovery from the debtor's estate during the development of reorganization plans; structured and obtained creditor and court approval of plans of reorganization for businesses involved in the ownership and operation of real property, industrial, and service companies. BUSINESS LITIGATION: prosecuted and defended loans; secured transactions; contracts involving real estate, equipment, and commissions; placement and removal of materialman’s and mechanic's liens upon real property; government seizure of property; and commercial leases. BUSINESS: guided businesses and individuals regarding matters arising out of operations, review, negotiation, and drafting of leases,...
Warren V. Norred
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Southlake, TX Business Law Attorney with 11 years experience
(817) 552-3560 630 East Southlake Blvd., #110
working with Justice & White
Southlake, TX 76092
Business, Bankruptcy, IP and Patents
Texas Wesleyan University School of Law - Texas Wesleyan University
Norred Law handles litigation, bankruptcy, and intellectual property matters.

Litigation matters include from simple small claim matters to federal patent litigation. Norred Law has represented its clients in federal courts from California to New York, and in every federal district in Texas.

For our bankruptcy clients, we handle Chapter 7 and Chapter 11 matters for individuals and businesses, and Chapter 13 for individuals when appropriate. We also represent creditors who find themselves involved in bankruptcy.

In intellectual Property issues, Norred Law handles patents, trademarks, and copyrights. As a registered professional engineer with an MSEE and more than 15 years of...
(817) 704-3984 200 East Abram Street
Arlington, TX 76010
Michael Edward Young
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Plano, TX Business Law Lawyer with 24 years experience
(214) 546-4247 5960 W. Parker Rd.
Ste. 278 PMB 421
Plano, TX 75093
Business, Communications and IP
Georgetown University Law Center and Southern Methodist University
Since 1994, Internet Lawyer Mike Young has been helping entrepreneurs protect, grow, buy, and sell ecommerce companies. Attorney Young focuses on business transactional law (no litigation).
Matthew S Tadlock
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Grapevine, TX Business Law Attorney with 5 years experience
(682) 559-4381 220 N Park Blvd
Suite 113
Grapevine, TX 76051
Business, Estate Planning, Landlord Tenant and Real Estate
University of Vienna, University of Tulsa College of Law and University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law
Matthew Tadlock was born in Dallas, but raised in Fort Worth. He studied political science at Baylor University and proceeded to the University of Tulsa College of Law, which was a natural fit. His love of learning and travel lead him to study abroad in Ireland and Austria, where he was taught by the United States Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy & studied European and International Business Law at the University of Vienna. Passionate about practicing law in Texas, Matt made is way back home so he could serve the community that had set him up so well...
Michael Handy
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Carrollton, TX Business Law Lawyer with 38 years experience
(214) 438-0150 1000 Belt Line Rd.
Ste 210
Carrollton, TX 75006
Business, Construction, Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury
Mr. Handy has handled thousands of cases in many areas of personal injury law, including automobile liability, product liability, construction negligence, railroad liability, medical malpractice, and other professional liability cases. MR. HANDY’S PRACTICE FOCUSES ON: Personal Injury Product Liability Wrongful Death Medical Malpractice Business and Commercial Litigation LAW BOARD CERTIFICATIONS Civil Trial Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization Personal Injury Trial Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization BORN Lincoln, Nebraska, December 29, 1950 ADMITTED TO BAR 1979, Texas and U.S. District Court – Northern and Western Districts of Texas. Selected to...
(817) 533-8484 1200 Summit Ave
Fort Worth, TX 76102
(817) 533-8484 2216 S. Cooper St.
Arlington, TX 76013
Daniel Mark Ogden
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Carrollton, TX Business Law Lawyer with 30 years experience
(972) 417-1916 1000 E. Belt Line Rd
Suite 206
Carrollton, TX 75006
Business, IP, International and Trademarks
Texas Tech University School of Law
Daniel Mark Ogden, Esq. is an attorney at law, licensed customs broker, and international trade consultant who for more than 25 years has counseled and represented companies on various aspects of international trade and business. With his advanced degrees and proficiency in both law and international business management, he possesses the ability and experience to understand the challenges faced by firms involved in international trade not only from a legal but also a managerial and business perspective. His professional services are designed to assist U.S. firms in proactively managing the legal and business risks that result from their...
Jeffrey Albert Yates
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Plano, TX Business Law Lawyer with 20 years experience
(214) 423-5100 5601 Granite Parkway Suite 400
Plano, TX 75024
Business, Construction, Estate Planning and Real Estate
Albin Yates Balius Roach believes in aggressively preserving the truth for our clients while advancing the integrity of the profession. We also recognize that we cannot successfully cast a positive vision for our clients’ futures without possessing one for ourselves. The attorneys, paralegals and support staff of Albin Yates Balius Roach have chosen to commit their time and talent to the firm because we believe in the firm’s priorities and its future.
Mark Louis Scroggins
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Dallas, TX Business Law Attorney with 25 years experience
(214) 469-3100 17760 Preston Road
Suite 150
Dallas, TX 75252
Business, Divorce, Domestic Violence and Family
University of Tulsa College of Law
I am a well trusted and well established trial attorney in the state of Texas. I've been practicing lay for 20 years and have built a strong reputation based on my aggressiveness in the courtroom, along with my prowess in matters such as family law and business litigation.
Erin Thompson
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Texas Business Law Attorney

University of Oklahoma College of Law
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Angel Luis Reyes III
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Texas Business Law Lawyer with 29 years experience

Angel Reyes, III began his legal career on Wall Street and ended up on main street representing injury victims across the country. Within just a few years of opening his law firm in the early 1990’s, the... Read More »
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Chris G Newsom
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Southlake, TX Business Law Attorney with 22 years experience
(817) 879-4000 300 Miron Drive
Southlake, TX 76092
Free ConsultationBusiness, Estate Planning and Tax
Duke University School of Law and SMU Dedman School of Law
Chris Newsom has engaged in a tax planning and controversy, business transactions, estate planning and non-profit organizations law practice since 1995. He has been Board Certified in Tax Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization since 2005. He has counseled businesses and individuals on federal and state tax issues. Chris has advised clients on "choice of entity" issues and formed all types of business entities. He has represented taxpayers in audits and disputes with the IRS and Texas Comptroller. He has represented companies in numerous mergers and acquisitions by preparing the various agreements and state filings. He has prepared...
Wendy B. Mills
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Addison, TX Business Law Attorney with 16 years experience
(214) 396-6621 14275 Midway Rd.
Suite 130
Addison, TX 75001
Business, Communications, IP and Trademarks
Texas A & M University School of Law
Copyright, Trademark and Business Litigation attorney with in-house and law firm legal experience.

Ms. Mills represents clients in a broad range of business litigation matters, including copyright and trademark infringement; unfair competition; business disparagement; licensing and other contractual and business disputes. Ms. Mills has handled most aspects of these matters.

Ms. Mills' clients include companies in the entertainment, manufacturing, technology, aviation, garment, publishing and retail industries.
(214) 969-5995 3102 Maple Ave.
Suite 400
Dallas, TX 75201
Donald Edward Uloth
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Dallas, TX Business Law Lawyer with 28 years experience
(214) 725-0260 18208 Preston Road, Suite D-9 # 261
Dallas, TX 75252
Free ConsultationBusiness and Employment
University of Texas - Austin
I help people navigate the legal system, often on a contingent-fee basis. I have 26 years of experience handling trials, arbitrations and mediations, and appeals.
Darryl V. Pratt
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Frisco, TX Business Law Lawyer with 20 years experience
(972) 712-1515 2591 Dallas Parkway, Suite 505
Frisco, TX 75034
Free ConsultationBusiness, Estate Planning, IP and Tax
Oklahoma City University School of Law
Darryl V. Pratt practices law in all areas of corporate and business law, non profit law, estate planning, probate, guardianship, asset protection planning, bankruptcy (Chapters 7, 13 and 11), real estate, and taxation. He is also a Certified Public Accountant in Texas and Oklahoma. Mr. Pratt focuses his practice on business representation and estate planning-probate and is a regular speaker on a variety of business law, non profit law, estate planning, asset protection, tax, bankruptcy, real estate and taxation topics. Mr. Pratt is a member of the Collin County, Denton County and Dallas County Bar Associations and the State...
(972) 712-1515 2591 Dallas Parkway, Suite 505
Frisco, TX 75034
Jack Ternan
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Plano, TX Business Law Attorney with 10 years experience
(800) 665-2197 1400 Preston Road
Suite 400
Plano, TX 75093
Free ConsultationBusiness, Appeals, Arbitration & Mediation and IP
University of Texas - Austin
Jack Ternan's practice includes extensive experience in commercial litigation, business litigation, arbitration, appeals and appellate, employment litigation, corporate litigation, construction litigation, lease disputes, real estate litigation, breach of contract, open government litigation, partnership / business divorce disputes, and other civil litigation. Mr. Ternan also has experience in advising businesses and individuals on how to resolve or settle disputes without litigation. Jack Ternan grew up in Plano, Texas, where he currently resides with his wife and sons. Prior to starting the Ternan Law Firm, Mr. Ternan was a partner at Bickel & Brewer, now known as Brewer, Attorneys...
Marco Sanchez
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Plano, TX Business Law Lawyer
(972) 784-2502 1400 Preston Road, Suite 400
Plano, TX 75093
Free ConsultationBusiness, Divorce, Estate Planning and Family
University of Akron School of Law
Mr. Sanchez is licensed in Texas and Nevada and practices law in both states. He began his legal career working for a mid-sized law firm in Las Vegas, Nevada practicing in corporate law, business structuring, and estate planning. Mr. Sanchez taught seminars on Asset Protection, Tax and Estate Planning, and business strategies for companies around the country. After several years he decided to go on his own, opening his own practice that handles family law, business law, estate planning, and civil litigation. He was born and raised in New Braunfels, Texas. He attended the University of Dayton and obtained his...
(702) 877-6666 1810 East Sahara, Suite 129
Las Vegas, NV 89104
(830) 253-5608 By Appointment Only
New Braunfels, TX 78130
Robert J. Scott
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Southlake, TX Business Law Lawyer with 19 years experience
(214) 999-0080 550 Reserve Street
Suite 200
Southlake, TX 76092
Business, Communications, IP and Trademarks
Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University
Robert represents mid-market and large enterprise companies in software license transactions and disputes with major software publishers such as Adobe, IBM, Microsoft, Oracle and SAP. He has defended over 225 software audit matters initiated by software piracy trade groups such as the BSA and SIIA. He is counsel to some of the world's largest corporations, such as Schlumberger, PepsiCo, Iron Mountain and American Express, on information technology matters including intellectual property licensing, risk management, data privacy, and outsourcing. Robert ensures that Scott & Scott, LLP continues its focus on cost-effective strategies that deliver positive results.He is regularly...
Virginia Nelson Hammerle
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Lewisville, TX Business Law Lawyer with 36 years experience
(940) 383-9300 2871 Lake Vista Dr.
Suite 150
Lewisville, TX 75067
Business, Divorce and Elder
Jesse Green
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Plano, TX Business Law Attorney with 31 years experience
(469) 323-8300 7800 Preston Rd, Ste 106
Plano, TX 75024
Business, Collections, Employment and Family
The University of Texas School of Law
Working to provide value for my clients. My priority is to prevent legal problems through clear communication, fairness, and compliance, When prevention fails, I work to solve issues quickly and successfully.
Cynthia Figueroa
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Dallas, TX Business Law Attorney with 28 years experience
(214) 289-5051 Dallas, TX 75034
Free ConsultationBusiness, Administrative, Education and Municipal
SMU Dedman School of Law and Tulane University School of Law
Tracy Gray
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Texas Business Law Lawyer

University of Houston Law CenterTexas and U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas
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Scott Shannon Gray
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Texas Business Law Lawyer with 14 years experience

Texas Wesleyan University School of Law - Texas Wesleyan University and Texas Tech University School of LawTexas and U.S. District Court for Northern District of Texas
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David R. Gibson
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Irving, TX Business Law Lawyer with 26 years experience
(817) 740-4044 1304 W. Walnut Hill Lane, Ste. 212
Irving, TX 75038
Business, Construction, Consumer and Insurance Claims
Judge Gibson is a former civil trial judge with over two decades of experience representing real people, small and emerging businesses in consumer, contract, insurance, deceptive trade practices, fraud, and general business cases. Judge Gibson has tried over 600 cases and, in the last decade, has secured judgments, verdicts, and settlements for his clients in excess of $25,000,000.
James Duncan Webb IV
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Plano, TX Business Law Lawyer with 37 years experience
(972) 881-8808 6301 Preston Rd
Plano, TX 75024
Business, Estate Planning, Probate and Tax
Duncan is the sole shareholder of the firm whose practice primarily focuses on estate planning, trusts, business matters, and construction law. He graduated from Southern Methodist University in 1977 with a business administration degree in accounting and finance and earned his law degree from SMU in 1980.

Duncan has more than thirty-five years of legal experience and has been admitted to practice in the United States Tax Court, United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas, and Fifth Circuit of the United States Court of Appeals.

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Kurt Elieson
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Carrollton, TX Business Law Attorney with 26 years experience
(940) 300-3801 2340 E. Trinity Mills Road, Suite 300
Carrollton, TX 75006
Business and Bankruptcy
University of Texas - Austin
Ms. Cynthia Marcotte Stamer
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Plano, TX Business Law Lawyer with 30 years experience
(214) 452-8297 3948 Legacy Drive
Suite 106, Box 397
Plano, TX 75023
Business, Education, Employment and Tax
Becky Pham Tran
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Plano, TX Business Law Lawyer with 11 years experience
(469) 209-8326 1401 Burnham Drive
Plano, TX 75093
Business and Real Estate
Texas Wesleyan University School of Law - Texas Wesleyan University
Frank Harber
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Southlake, TX Business Law Lawyer
(817) 203-2815 771 E Southlake Blvd
Suite 111
Southlake, TX 76092
Free ConsultationBusiness, Arbitration & Mediation, Estate Planning and Family
Texas A&M University - College Station
Southlake Attorney Frank Harber will handle your matter with the skill and dedication it deserves. He focuses his practice on providing detail-oriented and results-driven representation to clients who need assistance with estate planning, business law matters, and uncontested divorce mediation. He will use his experience and knowledge to devise a solid case to protect clients’ best interests. In addition, he understands what individuals and businesses may be facing when they have a legal matter and can help find a strategy that keeps their best interests in mind. To learn more about Attorney Harber’s practice, call the Harber Law Group to...
William F. 'Bill' Bronson III
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Addison, TX Business Law Attorney with 39 years experience
(972) 770-2660 16475 Dallas Pkwy Ste 345
Addison, TX 75001
Business, Bankruptcy, Estate Planning and Tax
Bill Bronson is a former judge. He enjoys going to battle for each client, making the most of the relief available under the IRS Code, IRS Manual, and other laws. He puts his 39 years of experience to work for each client, to present a case to the clients’ best advantage and achieve the best deal possible with the IRS. Mr. Bronson uses the Taxpayer Bill of Rights and 15 other programs to put the IRS on the defensive, with you in control and the IRS responding to your proposals, instead of the other-way-around.
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Lal Varghese
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Irving, TX Business Law Lawyer with 26 years experience
(972) 788-0777 1111 Kinwest Pkwy
Las Colinas
Irving, TX 75063
Business, Criminal, Divorce and Estate Planning
Attorney Lal Varghese, is admitted to practice as an attorney in Texas by the Supreme Court of Texas, and before the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas since 1992. He is still licensed in Kerala, India to practice in any court. He has been practicing as an attorney for the past 31 years, out of which he is been practicing immigration law for the last 17 years in Dallas, Texas. Attorney Lal Varghese is a member of several legal and professional associations including the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA), American Bar Association (ABA), National Asian...
John Matthew Hafen
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Frisco, TX Business Law Attorney with 11 years experience
(972) 731-6500 2500 Legacy Dr
Frisco, TX 75034
Business, IP and International
Southern Methodist University
Garland Mack Zimmerman II
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Southlake, TX Business Law Attorney with 20 years experience
(817) 251-9222 141 Countryside Ct., Ste. 150
Southlake, TX 76092
Business, Estate Planning, IP and Landlord Tenant
Loyola University New Orleans
Timothy Robert Reilley
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Texas Business Law Lawyer with 22 years experience

Texas Tech University School of LawTexas
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Robert Sterling Guest
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Texas Business Law Lawyer with 15 years experience

US District Court, Northern District of Texas and Texas
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