Hutto, Texas Business Lawyers

Hamp Skelton
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Texas Business Law Attorney with 37 years experience

Hamp Skelton, a native of Atlanta, Georgia, graduated from Princeton University in 1978 and from the University of Texas School of Law in 1981. He has tried lawsuits in Texas for over 37 years. Hamp joined Vinson &... Read More »
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Gary L. Britt CPA, J.D.
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Texas Business Law Attorney with 33 years experience

I am an Austin business lawyer and CPA with 33 years experience. I help businesses and business owners form their LLCs, corporations, and partnerships; draft their operating, shareholder, and partnership agreements;... Read More »
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Hutto, TX Business Law Attorney with 44 years experience
(512) 739-6518 5003 Daymon Ct
Hutto, TX 78634
Business, Construction, Consumer and Criminal
South Texas College of Law
Hutto, TX Business Law Lawyer with 31 years experience
(512) 970-9565 310 Heritage Loop
Hutto, TX 78634
Business and Estate Planning
The University of Texas School of Law
David Andrew Rogers
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Round Rock, TX Business Law Attorney with 16 years experience
(512) 923-1836 595 Round Rock West Drive
Suite 102
Round Rock, TX 78681-5028
Free ConsultationBusiness, Appeals, Foreclosure Defense and Real Estate
I litigate and appeal in real estate and Constitutional law. I defend homeowners against HOAs, banks, and insurance companies. Foreclosure and foreclosure defense, eviction defense, and home equity loan litigation are most of what we do.

Prominent cases included Pangborn v. Burnet County over a bill of attainder limiting real estate development rights, Piatt v. City of Austin over racially discriminatory affirmative action in the Police Department, and Hendee v. Dewhurst over Texas constitutional spending limits.

Former clerk for Texas Supreme Court Justice Steven Wayne Smith.

Turner Ford Gassaway III
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GEORGETOWN, TX Business Law Lawyer with 25 years experience
(512) 864-0916 205 E. UNIVERSITY, STE. 155
GEORGETOWN, TX 78626
Business, Construction, Criminal and Real Estate
University of Tulsa College of Law
Trust, honesty, and integrity should be the foundation of every lawyer's practice. Unfortunately, these basic tenets are too often absent from the practice of law. We believe, however, that how one practices law is as important as the ultimate outcome. When you hire our firm you will get an attorney who is not only honest and trustworthy, but one who is also competent and well versed in the practice area of law pertaining to your case. You will get an attorney who will be straight-forward with you and will tell you how it really is without...
Elissa I. Henry
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Round Rock, TX Business Law Lawyer with 2 years experience
(512) 766-4529 1 Chisholm Trail Road
Suite 450
Round Rock, TX 78681
Free ConsultationBusiness, Estate Planning, Immigration and Personal Injury
Baylor Law School
Elissa I. Henry serves as legal counsel for Central Texas businesses starting up and those seeking to reorganize or expand. Elissa is closely familiar with many of the challenges business owners face and how to resolve them effectively and affordably. Elissa is bilingual (English/Spanish). She assists individuals with a wide away of immigration matters such as family based visa applications and naturalization. Elissa also has experience in several other legal areas including assisting clients in maximizing financial recovery from auto accidents.

Elissa was admitted to the Texas Bar in 2016, but has served in various legal capacities since 2009....
Phillip Anthony Yeager
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Georgetown, TX Business Law Lawyer with 20 years experience
(512) 300-7445 203 South Austin Avenue
Georgetown, TX 78626
Business, Divorce, Family and IP
Taylor P. Franks
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Round Rock, TX Business Law Attorney with 1 year experience
(512) 368-7172 1000 Heritage Center Cir
Round Rock, TX 78664
Business and Insurance Defense
St. Mary's University School of Law
Keesha Montoya
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Round Rock, TX Business Law Attorney with 9 years experience
(737) 701-4382 Suite 605
Round Rock, TX 78681
Free ConsultationBusiness, Divorce, Domestic Violence and Family
Golden Gate University
Divorce/Custody/Child Support, Real Estate and Business Litigation

Keesha is an attorney with years of experience helping people through high conflict divorces, child custody and related family law matters. Her caring, compassionate, and nonjudgmental style of practicing continually draws new clients to request her representation and her no-nonsense approach to solving her client’s legal issues ensures she maintains lasting client relationships.

Keesha also has twelve years of commercial real estate, investment, business development and contract negotiations experience. She advises new and established business owners through real estate transactions, commercial lease agreements, local area investment opportunities and contract disputes.

Keesha prosecuted misdemeanor and felony cases...
W. Todd VerWeire
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Round Rock, TX Business Law Attorney with 26 years experience
(512) 368-7202 1000 Heritage Center Circle
Round Rock, TX 78664
Free ConsultationBusiness, Criminal, DWI and Energy
University of Arkansas School of Law and University of Richmond School of Law
Experience working with individuals and companies, both in private practice and as in-house counsel, to create solutions to various matters, including but not limited to contracting and business issues, employment law issues, corporate governance, personal injury, and complex commercial and consumer issues. While most of these matters were resolved without the need for litigation, I achieved positive results for my clients in court when a mediated settlement was unreachable.
James Lynch
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Round Rock, TX Business Law Lawyer
(512) 745-6347 3000 Joe DiMaggio Blvd. Ste. 90
Round Rock, TX 78665
Business, Estate Planning, Immigration and Tax
Taylor P. Franks
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Texas Business Law Attorney

St. Mary's University School of LawTexas
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Tamara R. Crawford
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Texas Business Law Attorney

Ms. Crawford represents clients in a variety of commercial and business related matters and litigation. Her primary focus is on first party insurance litigation. Prior to joining Doyen Sebesta & Poelma, LLLP, Ms.... Read More »
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Matthew Foerster
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Round Rock, TX Business Law Lawyer with 10 years experience
(512) 341-7044 203 East Main Street, Ste. 201
Round Rock, TX 78664
Business, Administrative, Appeals and Insurance Claims
Christopher Scott
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Round Rock, TX Business Law Attorney with 16 years experience
(512) 788-3554 1000 Heritage Center Circle
Round Rock, TX 78664
Business, Criminal, Divorce and Domestic Violence
Gary L. Britt CPA, J.D.
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Austin, TX Business Law Attorney with 33 years experience
(512) 481-2886 9442 North Capital Of Texas Hwy
Plaza 1, Suite 500
Austin, TX 78759
Business, Health Care and Tax
South Texas College of Law and DePaul University
I am an Austin business lawyer and CPA with 33 years experience. I help businesses and business owners form their LLCs, corporations, and partnerships; draft their operating, shareholder, and partnership agreements; manage, structure, and govern their business contracts and business transactions; write and review their business purchase and sale agreements; protect their assets; prosecute and defend their lawsuits; do their estate planning; draft their wills; and successfully transfer their wealth to future generations.

Business Law, LLC And Corporation Formation, New Business Startups, Litigation, And Health Law.

Helping Small Business Clients In Austin And Throughout Texas With:
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Stephen V. 'Steve' Davis
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Austin, TX Business Law Lawyer with 33 years experience
(512) 852-8194 12407 Mopac Expressway
Suite 250-354
Austin, TX 78758
Business, Estate Planning, Probate and Real Estate
St. Mary's University School of Law
Having graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with a Bachelor's Degree in English and a Doctorate of Law from St. Mary's University Law School, businessmen and women, attorneys, even judges have relied on Mr. Davis' expertise with language and law. He has focused his practice on Real Estate and is currently a Real Estate Broker and Notary Public; formerly Mr. Davis was a Title Fee Office owner/operator, Escrow Officer, Mortgage Broker and Loan Officer.
John Chandler
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Austin, TX Business Law Attorney with 15 years experience
(512) 732-7904 8500 Bluffstone Cove, Suite A201
Austin, TX 78726
Free ConsultationBusiness, Communications, IP and Patents
University of Texas - Austin
I primarily do patent preparation, prosecution, strategy and licensing. I also selectively handle trademark, copyright and other general legal matters. I am admitted in Texas and Washington State. I enjoy creatively crafting collaborative solutions to complex problems with minimal expense. Please involve me early in the process!
Jeffrey J 'Jeff'Barnett
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(512) 336-1529 11824 Jollyville Rd
Suite 500
Austin, TX 78759
Austin, TX Business Law Lawyer with 24 years experience
Business, Collections, Estate Planning and Probate
Jeff is licensed to practice in all state courts, as well as the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas. He currently is a member of the State Bar of Texas, Austin Bar Association, Austin Business Executives League (ABEL), and Business Networking International (BNI). Jeff’s legal practice focusses primarily on business & commercial litigation, collections, business transactional law, business entity formations, mergers & acquisitions, contracts, wills, trusts, estate planning, and probate. Jeff is also a certified Mediator. He mediates legal disputes in family, business, and civil law.

Jeff graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with a BBA...
Keith Gamel
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Austin, TX Business Law Attorney with 35 years experience
(512) 479-0300 8310 North Capital of Texas Hwy
Suite 490
Austin, TX 78731
Free ConsultationBusiness
Attorney Keith E. Gamel runs the Austin office of Naman, Howell, Smith & Lee, PLLC and practices in the area of business and corporate law. He has represented clients in the telecommunications and Internet industries, and had a hand in developing significant negotiations between industry leaders. His negotiations are built on Attorney Gamel’s commitment to finding the most beneficial, creative solutions for his clients. Attorney Gamel has been practicing law for over 30 years, lending his considerable skill and commitment to our firm. In addition, he generously donates his spare time to a number of church, school, and charity...
Pamela Hailey-Petty
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Austin, TX Business Law Attorney with 6 years experience
(512) 910-8977 13740 Research Blvd
Suite N1
Austin, TX 78750
Business, Estate Planning and Probate
St. Mary's University School of Law
Pamela Hailey-Petty is an experienced attorney and owner of Hailey-Petty Law Firm, PLLC. She has legal offices in both Austin and San Antonio. Since 2014, Mrs. Hailey-Petty has helped numerous Texans organize their futures through her knowledge and expertise in estate planning law. She also regularly provides legal counsel to clients navigating the probate process and to those interested in business formation.

Prior to her career as an attorney, Mrs. Hailey-Petty worked for the Governor of Texas. During her time at the Governor’s office, she served as the Investment Manager and Deputy Director of the 300-million-dollar Emerging Technology Fund.

Mrs....
Rain Levy Minns
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Austin, TX Business Law Attorney with 17 years experience
(512) 520-4034 Minns Law Firm, P.C.
3571 Far West Blvd. #106
Austin, TX 78731
Business, Appeals, Criminal and Tax
Rain Minns' litigation experience ranges from international arbitration in Hong Kong to Native American courts to jury trials in the United States. After law school, Rain clerked for Chief Judge George P. Kazen in the Southern District of Texas. She then became an Assistant Attorney General for the State of Texas, where she was recognized for her outstanding work. Rain first-chaired and obtained favorable trial and appellate verdicts in all of her cases, including the highest arbitration award in the history of her division. Rain then spent a few years at a large law firm working on bet-the-company litigation, where...
Todd Alan Marquardt
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Georgetown, TX Business Law Lawyer with 12 years experience
(512) 766-3782 4909 Williams Drive
Georgetown, TX 78633
Business, Elder, Estate Planning and Probate
I perform legal service the way I would want to receive it - in an honest and straight forward manner. I'm married with children, am active in my church and community, and enjoy playing golf and hunting when I'm not coaching youth athletics. Feel free to call me if you have a question. You and I might discover that your question is easier to answer than you thought or we might find that your question is just the tip of an iceberg. Schedule a meeting with me and you'll find that I'm fair and honest just like a friend or...
Angela M. Hahn
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Texas Business Law Attorney with 19 years experience

Angela M. Hahn manages the Austin office of Doyen Sebesta & Poelma, LLLP. With ten years of Mock Trial experience, Ms. Hahn tried more cases before graduating from law school, than most lawyers do in a lifetime. Now,... Read More »
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Brian J Elliott
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Austin, TX Business Law Lawyer with 22 years experience
(512) 961-7000 9311 North FM 620
#36
Austin, TX 78726
Business, Employment, IP and Real Estate
University of Miami School of Law
Brian Elliott ? Austin Business Lawyer ? is an experienced business and technology attorney based in Austin, Texas. Brian focuses his law practice on business transactions, intellectual property, brand protection, business formation, corporate governance, real estate and strategic development for startups, investors, emerging growth companies and established global enterprises. In addition to private practice of law, Brian has spent many years as an in-house general counsel in private equity, software, cloud technology, eCommerce and manufacturing sectors. His business experience allows him to approach the practice of law from a business solutions perspective. In addition, Brian...
Stephen L. Baker
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Austin, TX Business Law Lawyer with 30 years experience
(512) 502-1785 9600 Great Hills Trail Ste150W
Austin, TX 78759
Free ConsultationBusiness, Family, Probate and Real Estate
South Texas College of Law
I bring an unusually wide range of both legal and business experience that bring a unique depth and breadth the services that I provide, including, but not limited to, real estate, contracts, commercial law, and banking. My business background prior to law school provided me with many unique insights and a greater appreciation of the many interrelationships between the law and business.

My career actually began in community banks and savings and loans in Arlington and Houston. I ultimately served as the president of a newly-chartered national bank during its organization and start-up phases.

After fifteen years in business, I...
Sanjeev Kumar
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Austin, TX Business Law Lawyer
5929 Balcones Dr #305
Austin, TX 78731
Business, Patents and Trademarks
St. Mary's University School of Law
Sanjeev Kumar is the founder and principal at the Kumar Law Firm, which provides a wide range of legal services to entrepreneurs and business owners in the area of business & corporate law and intellectual property along with related areas of interest to clients such as business succession planning, wealth preservation through estate planning, and alternate dispute resolution. Sanjeev understands the issues faced by his clients as he has walked in their shoes. He has been a successful technology professional, entrepreneur and business leader managing teams that were culturally diverse and located in different geographic areas. His...
Jeramie Jacob Fortenberry
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Austin, TX Business Law Attorney with 15 years experience
(512) 645-2959 13785 Research Blvd.
Suite 125
Austin, TX 78750
Business, Estate Planning and Real Estate
New York University School of Law and Tulane University School of Law
I am an attorney with a practice focused on meeting the legal needs of business owners and real estate owners and investors.

My business planning practice involves advising companies and individuals on business matters, including taxation, mergers and acquisitions, choice of entity and company formation, and corporate governance. I have also been lead attorney on several multi-million dollar business acquisitions in the Southeast.

My estate planning practice involves helping clients pay less taxes and protect their assets through the use of trusts, partnerships, closely held businesses, private foundations, and charitable trusts. I have served in various capacities with the Real Property, Trust...
Feras Mousilli
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Austin, TX Business Law Lawyer with 15 years experience
(512) 609-0059 4400 Far West Blvd
Austin, TX 78731
Business, IP, Patents and Trademarks
Feras Mousilli is a founding partner of Lloyd & Mousilli and regularly advises business clients on a range of technology law issues. He specializes in counseling technology companies from start-ups in their early formation and development, through support of multi-billion dollar business operations of the largest companies in the world.

Mr. Mousilli has served as Senior Corporate Counsel for both Apple Inc. and Dell Inc., where he counseled clients on product development and intellectual property matters, including advertising & marketing, copyright, and trademark strategies and risks. Prior to serving as corporate counsel, Mr. Mousilli practiced with DLA Piper in the intellectual...
Christopher Lawrence Graff
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Austin, TX Business Law Attorney with 26 years experience
(512) 418-9944 7718 Wood Hollow Dr
Suite G-50
Austin, TX 78731
Business and IP
The University of Texas School of Law
Elena Vlady
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Austin, TX Business Law Attorney
(512) 710-5652 7920 San Felipe Blvd
Austin, TX 78729
Business, Employment, Family and Immigration
South Texas College of Law
Daniel O'Brien
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Austin, TX Business Law Lawyer with 18 years experience
(512) 615-3580 13062 Hwy 290 West
Suite 107
Austin, TX 78737
Free ConsultationBusiness, Appeals, Arbitration & Mediation and Personal Injury
Christopher M. Kirker
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Austin, TX Business Law Attorney with 9 years experience
(512) 598-0010 8310-1 North Capital If Texas Hwy Bldg 1 Ste 350
Austin, TX 78731
Business and Family
Baylor Law School
Chris M. Kirker is a Texas trial lawyer handling highly contested divorce and custody matters. Chris has been successfully handling divorce and custody cases for years and places intense focus and attention on every client he works with. While most cases do not go to trial, Chris knows the importance of being ready for trial should it become necessary.

After successfully handling many divorce and custody matters Chris has received numerous awards related to his prior clients’ satisfaction with his work. He has been named a top 100 Trial Lawyer in the State of Texas by the National Trial Lawyers (2014-2018)....
Lynne D Shelton
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Cedar Park, TX Business Law Attorney with 10 years experience
(512) 535-0090 202 Walton Way, Suite 192
Cedar Park, TX 78613
Free ConsultationBusiness
Joey Miller
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Austin, TX Business Law Attorney with 7 years experience
(512) 537-1606 7901 Cameron Road
Building 3, Suite 324
Austin, TX 78754
Free ConsultationBusiness, Entertainment & Sports, IP and Trademarks
Saint Louis University
Joey Miller is a transactional attorney in Austin, Texas who focuses on helping creative professionals in the entertainment, small business, and non-profit fields. He was licensed to practice law in Texas in 2011 and opened his private practice in June 2012. He represents musicians, writers, and artists, as well as businesses and non-profits in the creative and technology industries. Joey earned his B.A. in Philosophy and German from Rhodes College (Memphis, Tennessee) in 2008 and his J.D. with a concentration in Intellectual Property from Saint Louis University School of Law in 2011. During college Joey was involved with...
Miguel 'Mike' Lopez Jr.
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Austin, TX Business Law Lawyer with 19 years experience
(512) 537-0614 13915 N. Mopac, Ste 402
Austin, TX 78728
Free ConsultationBusiness, Criminal, DWI and Traffic Tickets
Mike began his legal career as a prosecutor at the Hidalgo County District Attorney’s office representing the State of Texas in the prosecution of Misdemeanor and Felony criminal cases. He learned to prepare cases for trial and go to trial on a wide variety of criminal matters. Mike was then recruited by a leading employment law firm, Aaron Pena & Associates in the Rio Grande Valley representing clients in all aspects of employment litigation. During his tenor at Aaron Pena & Associates he learned the civil aspect of litigation. Mike handled cases from the inception of...
Matthew James Meese
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Austin, TX Business Law Lawyer with 19 years experience
(512) 371-5712 3305 Northland Dr, Suite 500
Austin, TX 78731
Business, Divorce, Estate Planning and Tax
New York Law School
Rand Zumwalt
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Austin, TX Business Law Lawyer with 12 years experience
(512) 777-4313 4408 Spicewood Springs Rd.
Ste 306
Austin, TX 78759
Free ConsultationBusiness, Bankruptcy, Construction and Tax
St. Mary's University School of Law
Rand is the principal attorney at Zumwalt Law Group. After heading the bankruptcy and general counsel departments of two medium-sized Texas law firms, Rand decided to open his own law firm, merging the best aspects of both firms with his own strong personal ethics and creative legal mindset. Through Zumwalt Law Group, Rand strives to elevate personal service while taking care of foundational legal issues in a client-focused professional manner. Rand's areas of practice include business litigation, contract law, mergers & acquisitions, copyright and tax law, and legal issues relating to startups and nonprofit formation. Helping Austin startups...
Patrick Cantilo
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Austin, TX Business Law Lawyer with 39 years experience
(512) 478-6000 11401 Century Oaks Terrace
Suite 300
Austin, TX 78758
Business, Arbitration & Mediation, Bankruptcy and Family
Jonathan Scott Connor
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Austin, TX Business Law Lawyer with 25 years experience
(512) 477-2141 4810 Spicewood Springs Rd
Austin, TX 78759
Business and Estate Planning
McGeorge School Of Law
David Slater
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Austin, TX Business Law Attorney with 42 years experience
(512) 472-2431 8400 N Mopac Expy #100
Austin, TX 78759
Business and Collections
Mr Slater was born and raised in Dallas. He received his Bachelor of Business Administration with honors from St. Mary's University in San Antonio, Texas in 1974, and his law degree from St. Mary's School of Law in 1977 and was licensed to practice law in the State of Texas in 1977 and before the U.S. District Court, Western District of Texas in 1985. Mr. Slater entered private practice in Austin, Texas in 1985. Since that time, he has concentrated on an office practice involving corporate law and commercial transactions and business tort litigation. He has been involved in a broad...
Teresa Shahan Shapiro
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Austin, TX Business Law Attorney with 18 years experience
(512) 257-2104 6805 N. Capital of Texas Hwy
Suite 330
Austin, TX 78731
Business, Elder, Estate Planning and Probate
University of Texas - Austin
Teresa was a solo practitioner for over 13 years in the Austin area practicing primarily in the areas of estate planning, elder law, and probate. Two years ago Teresa joined the firm of Best & Spruill, expanding her areas of law to include health law, regulatory law for health care professionals, administrative law and employment law.
Houston Todd Musick
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Austin, TX Business Law Attorney with 8 years experience
(512) 693-7776 P.O. Box 29685
Austin, TX 78755
Business, Divorce and Family
University of Tulsa College of Law
Monty Henson
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Austin, TX Business Law Lawyer with 22 years experience
(512) 394-3963 5114 Balcones Woods Dr.
Suite 301.439
Austin, TX 78759
Free ConsultationBusiness, Elder and Estate Planning
Asset Protection. Serve individuals/families and business owners in regards to implementing legal entities and strategies in order to segregate their assets to prevent bogus lawsuits. Guidance on choice of entity and "pros and cons" of each, with an emphasis on asset-protection including Texas Series LLC, Medical and Dental groups forming a P.A. Coordination with a proper estate plan in order to plan for business succession or incapacity. (Establish Special Needs Trusts-SNT and Qualified Income Trusts-QIT) Texas Property Owners. Seek to appeal an Appraisal Review Board Order to State Court pursuant to Texas Property Tax Code; Civil litigation, both prosecution and defense of...
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