Pflugerville, 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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Pflugerville, TX Business Law Lawyer with 31 years experience
(512) 251-1920 102 N Railroad Ave
Pflugerville, TX 78660
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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 cases, primarily 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 Emergency Responders for Equality v. Kerr over the City of Austin’s racially discriminatory affirmative action promotions in the Fire Department and Lone Star College System v. Immigration Reform Coalition of Texas, over illegal spending on scholarships for illegal aliens, Pangborn v. Burnet County over a bill of attainder limiting real estate development rights, Piatt v. City of Austin...
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!
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....
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...
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...
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...
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...
Tamara R. Solis
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Texas Business Law Attorney

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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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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...
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...
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
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
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
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...
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
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...
Taylor P. Franks
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St. Mary's University School of LawTexas
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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
Joseph Oswald
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Austin, TX Business Law Lawyer with 29 years experience
(512) 219-4028 11782 Jollyville Rd
Austin, TX 78759
Business, Arbitration & Mediation, Divorce and Family
South Texas College Of Law
Frances Bennett
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Austin, TX Business Law Attorney with 26 years experience
(512) 407-8888 7800 N. MoPac, Ste 200
Austin, TX 78759
Business, Estate Planning and Probate
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
S. Jason Gallini
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Round Rock, TX Business Law Lawyer
(512) 238-8883 600 Round Rock West Dr Ste 302
Round Rock, TX 78681
Business, Bankruptcy and Real Estate
Laura Ann Dillenberger Roth
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Austin, TX Business Law Attorney
(512) 693-7684 7901 Cameron Rd
Building 3 Suite 326
Austin, TX 78754
Free ConsultationBusiness and Family
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
James Blake
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Austin, TX Business Law Lawyer
(512) 651-3930 9442 N Capital of TX Hwy
Arboretum Plaza One STE 500-181
Austin, TX 78759
Business, Entertainment & Sports, IP and Real Estate
Charles Marcellus Vethan
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Austin, TX Business Law Attorney with 24 years experience
(512) 236-8888 106 E 6th St Ste 950
Austin, TX 78701
Business, Employment, IP and Trademarks
Southern Methodist University
Texas business attorney, Charles M.R. Vethan, earned his Doctor of Jurisprudence at Southern Methodist University School of Law in Dallas, Texas, and a Bachelor of Science from the University of Alberta, Canada. Mr. Vethan served as an editor for The International Lawyer, as well as authored articles on international letters of credit, the role of insurance defense counsel in complex litigation matters, and Implied Licenses in Copyrights. He also presented courses through the National Business Institute to attorneys and CPAs on corporate structure and governance. Mr. Vethan is one of less than 20 attorneys practicing in Texas who are...
Bill Hulsey
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Austin, TX Business Law Lawyer with 31 years experience
(512) 478-9190 3300 Interstate I-35, Suite 700
Austin, TX 78705
Free ConsultationBusiness, IP, Patents and Trademarks
Vanderbilt University
BILL HULSEY LAWYER - IP & PATENT - is the founder of HULSEY PC and practices in Austin, Texas, Memphis, Tennessee, and Rochester, New York. Prior to practicing law, Mr. Hulsey was a commissioned Naval Officer, attaining the rank of Lieutenant Commander in the U.S. Navy Nuclear Submarine Force. Bill served first as a member of the USS Jacksonville (SSN699) nuclear submarine pre-commissioning and initial sea trials crew and then later as an Engineering Duty Officer, completing his naval service as Commanding Officer of an engineering unit supporting Submarine Base Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. While in graduate school, Bill...
Sarah Jane Kelly
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Austin, TX Business Law Attorney with 3 years experience
(832) 791-2659 3300 N. Interstate 35
Floor 7
Austin, TX 78705
Free ConsultationBusiness, Consumer and Trademarks
University of Houston - Main Campus
My goal is make sure all individuals with legal problems have access to the legal help they need. I offer individuals straight-forward, flat-rate billing options at prices they can afford. No more surprise bills at the end of your representation. If you have a serious legal problem and are worried about having the funds to get help, let me work with you. We can arrange something to make us both happy.

I am not your typical attorney. My journey to the legal field was a strange one. After studying biochemistry and gene therapy, I decided the lab environment wasn't...
Mr. F. Scott de la Garza
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Austin, TX Business Law Attorney with 15 years experience
300 West Avenue, Suite 1318
Austin, TX 78701
Business and Personal Injury
St. Mary's University School of Law
Mr. de la Garza, a founding partner of DLG Luce, focuses his practice primarily in business litigation and complex civil litigation including business litigation and personal injury law. Prior to joining DLG Luce, Mr. de la Garza practiced with a well-respected litigation firm handling similar matters. Mr. de la Garza has dedicated his legal career to practicing law and litigating throughout Texas and central Texas, including both the San Antonio and Austin local courts. In doing so, he has gained invaluable courtroom experience in both civil and criminal litigation. Prior to practicing law, Mr. de la Garza earned his...
Steven Douglas Urban
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Austin, TX Business Law Lawyer with 20 years experience
(512) 761-8529 609 Castle Ridge Rd.
Suite 450
Austin, TX 78746
Free ConsultationBusiness
Steve Urban is a trial lawyer located in Austin, Texas who is Board Certified in Consumer and Commerical Law. Steve was originally licensed in Michigan in 1998 and in Texas in 2000. He received his Board Certification in Consumer and Commercial Law from the Texas Board of Legal Specialization in 2008. Steve is former partner in the law firm of Taylor Dunham, L.L.P., where he practiced for nearly 12 years before forming his own firm in 2012. Over the past 14 years, Steve has represented clients in matters involving injuries and death caused by car, truck and motorcycle accidents,...
Tracy Jill Willi
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Austin, TX Business Law Lawyer with 27 years experience
(512) 288-3200 100 Congress Ave., Suite 1530
Austin, TX 78701
Free ConsultationBusiness, Appeals, IP and Products Liability
South Texas College of Law
Tracy J. Willi focuses on civil, commericial, and intellectual property litigation and appeals in Federal and Texas courts. Having been licensed to practice law in Texas since 1992, Ms. Willi has extensive trial and appellate experience in business law, civil and commercial law, real estate law, patent, copyright, and trademark litigation, and probate litigation, much of which is reflected in numerous published trial court and appellate decisions. Ms. Willi has represented clients at all levels of Texas courts including County Courts, District Courts, Courts of Appeals, and the Texas Supreme Court. She has also represented clients at...
Carl J Selesky
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Austin, TX Business Law Attorney with 24 years experience
(512) 535-4685 1101 S. Capital of Texas
Austin, TX 78746
Free ConsultationBusiness, Divorce and Family
South Texas College of Law
Admitted to practice since 1994 and formed the Selesky Law Firm in 2004. The Firm is service oriented and litigation intensive. The Firm handles family law and commerical cases throughout Southeast Texas in their Houston office and the Texas Hill Country in their Austin office. The Firm has been built by building relationships with clients one case at a time.
John S. Rubin
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Austin, TX Business Law Lawyer with 17 years experience
(512) 439-2299 3901 S. Lamar Blvd., Ste. 260
Austin, TX 78704
Free ConsultationBusiness and Personal Injury
I was born in Alexandria, Virginia. Originally, my family is from Argentina, both of my parents having immigrated to the United States in 1976. I grew up in varying parts of the country, including Pittsburgh, Washington D.C., Boston, and Houston. In 1999, I graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology with a Spanish minor. I went on to obtain my J.D. with a concentration in General Civil Litigation from Baylor Law School in Waco, Texas, after which I moved back to Austin to practice with the law firm of Burns,...
Stephen L Phillips
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Austin, TX Business Law Lawyer with 33 years experience
(512) 717-5498 106 E. 6th Street Suite 900
Austin, TX 78701
Business, Real Estate and Tax
University of Texas - Austin
REAL | RELIABLE | CREATIVE | PRACTICAL
A founding member of Phillips Golden LLP, Steve is a tax and business attorney in Austin, Texas, USA. He has been continuously Board Certified in Tax Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization since 1994.

His and his firm's passion is to engage and collaborate with domestic and international entrepreneurs and investors to help them identify, grow, enjoy, and monetize their real and intangible assets, ideas, and resources here and abroad.

Prior engagements...
Shane M. Boasberg
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Austin, TX Business Law Lawyer with 16 years experience
(512) 561-5003 408 West 11th St.,
Suite 500
Austin, TX 78701
Free ConsultationBusiness, Asbestos, Personal Injury and Real Estate
South Texas College of Law
Raised in New Orleans, Louisiana, Shane moved to the Lone Star State as an undergraduate to attend the University of Texas at Austin. After receiving degrees in both Government and History from UT in 1999, he chose to stay in Texas for law school. While attending South Texas College of Law in Houston, TX, Shane worked as a clerk for the prestigious law firm of Gallagher, Lewis, Downey, and Kim. During this time, he gained extensive experience in legal and appellate research and writing and trial preparation working one of the largest settlements in United States history.

Shane graduated from South...
Trent Kelly
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Austin, TX Business Law Attorney with 11 years experience
(512) 910-2000 1002 Rio Grande Street
Austin, TX 78701
Business and Personal Injury
University of Arkansas - Fayetteville
Trent Kelly is a plaintiff's attorney in Austin, Texas focusing on Personal Injury matters.
Jeramie Jacob Fortenberry
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Austin, TX Business Law Attorney with 14 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...
Ramon G. Rios
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Austin, TX Business Law Attorney with 11 years experience
(512) 501-6270 401 Congress Avenue
Suite 1540
Austin, TX 78701
Business and Real Estate
St. Mary's University School of Law
Lawyer Attorney Austin Houston Our firm works with small business owners and real estate investors Check out the website for more information. www.therioslawfirm.com
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