Denton County, Texas Business Lawyers

Stacy L. Cole
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Texas Business Law Attorney

Mr. Cole is Board Certified in labor and employment law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization and focuses his practice on representing employees in disputes against employers. In doing so, Mr. Cole has represented... Read More »
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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. Read More »
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Patrick R. Kelly
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Free Consultation! Experienced Texas Business Law Attorney! Aggressive Advocacy!

I provide skilled representation for clients with business law needs. I combine innovative advocacy with years of experience to maximize results! Visit my website for more information or call for a free consultation. Read More »
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Jonathan L. Howell
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Texas Business Law Lawyer with 11 years experience

Jonathan L. Howell actively represents clients in Texas and throughout the United States in all facets of litigation and a variety of transactional matters, including business and asset acquisitions, preparation and... Read More »
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Gretchen Benolken
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Denton County, TX Business Law Lawyer with 33 years experience
(940) 483-9400 6160 Warren Parkway
Frisco, TX 75034
Business, Estate Planning and Probate
The University of Texas School of Law
Entering her fourth decade as a practicing attorney, Gretchen Benolken has chosen to divide her professional time into a small handful of areas. First, she spends some time in the service of long time, loyal, existing clients with various needs. Second, the majority of her time is spent with new clients, providing legal services in two specific areas: a) the drafting of wills and trusts for the purpose of protection of assets, and b) representing clients in the probating of the estates of their deceased loved ones and guiding them step-by-step through this judicial process during what is a most...
Darryl V. Pratt
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Denton County, TX Business Law Lawyer with 21 years experience
(972) 712-1515 2591 DALLAS PKWY STE 505
FRISCO, TX 75034-8564
Free ConsultationBusiness, Estate Planning, IP and Tax
Oklahoma City University School of Law
With over twenty (20) of experience as a dual-licensed attorney and Certified Public Accountant, Darryl V. Pratt has practiced 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. 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...
Paul Ashley Grinke
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Denton County, TX Business Law Attorney with 18 years experience
(214) 741-2662 One Cowboys Way
Suite 175
Frisco, TX 75034
Business, Appeals, Arbitration & Mediation and IP
South Texas College of Law
Paul Grinke is Managing Partner of McCathern’s office at The Star in Frisco, Texas. Mr. Grinke has broad experience on a national level, litigating complex commercial and catastrophic event claims from both sides of the docket. He has successfully litigated commercial breach of contract, fiduciary duty, and employment covenant claims. In addition, Mr. Grinke prosecutes and defends claims involving personal injury, wrongful death, and disastrous property damage arising from construction defect, product defect, trucking, and liquor liability.

Mr. Grinke leads McCathern’s Construction Defect, Product Liability and related Fire Litigation practices. He has particular expertise in counseling institutional clients involved in tragic...
Donald Ray White Jr.
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Denton County, TX Business Law Lawyer with 22 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
Levi Glenn McCathern
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Denton County, TX Business Law Attorney with 26 years experience
(214) 741-2662 One Cowboys Way
Suite 175
Frisco, TX 75034
Business, Appeals, Construction and IP
Baylor Law School
Levi G. McCathern, II is widely recognized as one of the premier litigation lawyers in Texas. He is Board Certified in both Civil Trial Law and Labor and Employment Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization, a double certification held by only 26 of the 87,000 attorneys in Texas.

Mr. McCathern specializes in catastrophic damage litigation and is frequently summoned to defend specialized, high-damage claims, including all types of commercial litigation. In addition, he has served as lead counsel for numerous jury trials and is regularly called upon to provide legal consultation to companies throughout the country.

Mr. McCathern serves as...
Gary Blake Wells
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Denton County, TX Business Law Attorney with 27 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...
Jeffrey Alan Hines
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Denton County, TX Business Law Attorney with 39 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...
Jennette E DePonte
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Denton County, TX Business Law Lawyer with 23 years experience
(214) 741-2662 One Cowboys Way
Suite 175
Frisco, TX 75034
Business, Employment, Insurance Claims and Personal Injury
South Texas College of Law
Jennette E. DePonte is a Partner at the McCathern office in Frisco, Texas. Mrs. DePonte has an extensive litigation and trial background, having tried numerous cases in state and federal courts in Texas. Her practice focuses on litigation involving employer-employee relations. Specifically, she has litigated tort and non-subscriber claims, employment-related torts, ERISA claims, discrimination, harassment and retaliation claims, wage and hour claims and collective actions, and civil rights claims under state and federal law.

Mrs. DePonte has defended national and regional employers in a wide range of employment-related issues, represented employers before numerous federal and state agencies, and handled trials and...
Gary A Kollmeier
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Denton County, TX Business Law Attorney with 28 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...
Daniel Abasolo
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Denton County, TX Business Law Attorney with 8 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.
David HagEstad
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Texas Business Law Attorney

David HagEstad is an associate at Guest and Gray Law Firm. He is a part of a civil litigation team with a diverse practice, and experience handling personal injury, deceptive trade practices, commercial debt collection,... Read More »
Scott Shannon Gray
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Texas Business Law Lawyer with 15 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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Kelly Michelle Davis
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Denton County, TX Business Law Attorney with 20 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.
Virginia Nelson Hammerle
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Denton County, TX Business Law Lawyer with 37 years experience
(940) 383-9300 2871 Lake Vista Dr.
Suite 150
Lewisville, TX 75067
Business, Divorce and Elder
John Gregory Haugen
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Denton County, TX Business Law Attorney with 12 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 W. Cunningham
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Denton County, TX Business Law Lawyer with 25 years experience
(940) 757-0058 1332 Teasley Ln.
Ste. 275
Denton, TX 76205
Business, Estate Planning, Family and Probate
Texas Tech University School of Law
John Matthew Hafen
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Denton County, TX Business Law Attorney with 12 years experience
(972) 731-6500 1415 Legacy Drive
Suite 350
Frisco, TX 75034
Business, IP and International
SMU Dedman School of Law
Hugh Emerson Coleman
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Denton County, TX Business Law Lawyer with 24 years experience
(940) 735-4007 1415 N Elm Street
Denton, TX 76201
Business, Administrative, Consumer and Employment
Byron Kevin Henry
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Denton County, TX Business Law Attorney with 21 years experience
(214) 472-2116 2600 Network Boulevard
Suite 400
Frisco, TX 75034
Free ConsultationBusiness
Hastings Lyle Hanshaw
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Denton County, TX Business Law Lawyer with 20 years experience
(972) 731-6500 1415 Legacy Drive
Suite 350
Frisco, TX 75034
Business and Estate Planning
University of Arkansas School of Law
Cynthia Dennis Hurley
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Denton County, TX Business Law Attorney with 25 years experience
(972) 668-6810 2591 N Dallas Pkwy suite 408
Frisco, TX 75034
Business, Estate Planning and Tax
Hastings College of Law (U. of Calif.)
Jack Balderson Jr.
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Denton County, TX Business Law Attorney with 20 years experience
(972) 355-5959 4325 Windsor Centre Trail
Suite 600
Flower Mound, TX 75028
Business, Antitrust and Arbitration & Mediation
Collin Dean Kennedy
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Denton County, TX Business Law Lawyer with 20 years experience
(972) 731-6500 1415 Legacy Drive
Suite 350
Frisco, TX 75034
Business, Construction, Criminal and Estate Planning
University of Arkansas School of Law
Robert Morris
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Denton County, TX Business Law Attorney with 42 years experience
(972) 436-9300 2871 Lake Vista Dr.
150
Lewisville, TX 75067
Business, Elder, Estate Planning and Probate
I have more than 30 years of experience practicing Elder Law, Business and Real Estate Litigation, and Appeals among other areas of the law. I've represented business and the government in both state and federal court.
Matthew S Tadlock
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Tarrant County, TX Business Law Attorney with 6 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...
Warren V. Norred
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Tarrant County, TX Business Law Attorney with 12 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...
Chris G Newsom
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Tarrant County, TX Business Law Attorney with 23 years experience
(817) 879-4000 300 Miron Drive
Southlake, TX 76092
Free ConsultationBusiness, Estate Planning and Tax
SMU Dedman School of Law and Duke University 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...
Michael Edward Young
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Collin County, TX Business Law Lawyer with 25 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).
Robert J. Scott
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Tarrant County, TX Business Law Lawyer with 20 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...
Jesse Green
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Collin County, TX Business Law Attorney with 32 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.
Jeffrey Albert Yates
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Collin County, TX Business Law Lawyer with 21 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.
Laura Starr
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Collin County, TX Business Law Lawyer with 6 years experience
(972) 633-2588 3108 Midway Road, Suite 101
Plano, TX 75093
Business, Estate Planning, Probate and Real Estate
DePaul College of Law
Laura Starr joined the firm in 2014. Laura received her undergraduate degree from Texas Christian University, graduating with a B.S. in political science. Laura attended law school in Chicago, Illinois at DePaul University College of Law where she received a certificate in business law. During law school, Laura externed for the Honorable Michael F. Otto at the Circuit Court of Cook County, Illinois and was a member of the International Commercial Arbitration Moot Team. She was also a member of the Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity. As a member of Starr Law Firm, P.C. Laura focuses in the areas of...
D. Robert Holcomb
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Dallas County, TX Business Law Attorney with 14 years experience
3200 Hackberry Road
Irving, TX 75063
Business
Cornell University
Toby W 'Toby'Burke
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Tarrant County, TX Business Law Attorney with 23 years experience
(817) 348-0400 512 Main Street, Suite 1100
Fort Worth, TX 76248
Business and Construction
Toby Burke has been practicing law since 1995. Mr. Burke’s preparatory education was at Texas A&M University (B.B.A., 1986); he graduated from St. Mary’s School of Law (magna cum laude) in 1995. Mr. Burke was a member of the Editorial Board of St. Mary’s Law Review, the Chairman of the National Conference of Law Reviews, and a member of the Phi Delta Phi legal honor fraternity while at St. Mary’s School of Law. While Mr. Burke is not a licensed Certified Public Accountant, he passed all sections of the Certified Public Accountancy Exam at the first sitting in 1992. Mr....
Debra Suzanne Edmondson
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Tarrant County, TX Business Law Attorney with 14 years experience
(817) 416-5291 1100 E. Southlake Blvd.
Suite 400
Southlake, TX 76092
Business, Employment, Energy and Real Estate
Garland Mack Zimmerman II
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Tarrant County, TX Business Law Attorney with 21 years experience
(817) 251-9222 141 Countryside Ct., Ste. 150
Southlake, TX 76092
Business, Estate Planning, IP and Landlord Tenant
Loyola University New Orleans
Frank Harber
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Tarrant County, TX Business Law Lawyer with 5 years experience
(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...
Jason Wylie
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Tarrant County, TX Business Law Attorney
(817) 741-0426 357 Keller Parkway
Keller, TX 76248
Business, Bankruptcy, Energy and Family
SMU Dedman School of Law
James Sidney Johnson
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Dallas County, TX Business Law Lawyer with 10 years experience
(940) 435-9806 2340 E. Trinity Mills #300
Carrollton, TX 75006
Business, Personal Injury, Probate and Tax
Texas A&M University School of Law
I'm a CPA, attorney, and small business owner.

BUSINESS LAW- I help small businesses succeed. I work with clients on LLC formation, contracts, negotiations, taxes, collection of accounts receivable, and asset protection.

INJURY LAW- I help persons who have been seriously injured in an accident that was not their fault.
Peebles
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Tarrant County, TX Business Law Attorney with 32 years experience
(817) 251-1040 1604 Devon Court
Southlake, TX 76092
Business, Insurance Claims, Landlord Tenant and Personal Injury
David Samuel Cohen
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Collin County, TX Business Law Lawyer with 12 years experience
(972) 379-7513 6900 Dallas Pkwy, Suite 625
Plano, TX 75024
Business
Cohen Law Firm, PLLC is a specialty law firm excelling in all matters regarding dental law. Cohen Law offers a full spectrum of legal counsel in dental, dental transition services, dental practice sales, dental partnerships, dental business formation and structuring, and dental associateships.
Robert Chaiken
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(214) 265-0250 5801 Tennyson Pkwy #440
Plano, TX 75024
Collin County, TX Business Law Lawyer with 28 years experience
Business, Personal Injury and Products Liability
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