Travis County, Texas Business Lawyers

Hamp Skelton
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Travis County, TX 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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Travis County, TX 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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Charles Marcellus Vethan
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Travis County, 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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Travis County, 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...
Stephen L Phillips
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Travis County, 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...
Carl J Selesky
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Travis County, 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.
Gregory Scott Cagle
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Travis County, TX Business Law Lawyer with 20 years experience
(512) 387-8290 7500 Rialto Boulevard, Building 1, Suite 110
Austin, TX 78735
Business, Construction, Products Liability and Real Estate
Baylor Law School
Gregory Cagle is the managing partner of Cagle Carpenter Hazlewood. Gregory concentrates his law practice in civil and complex litigation involving real estate, nonprofit and for-profit corporations, business disputes, construction defects, and residential and commercial community associations. Gregory has extensive litigation experience and has served as lead trial attorney in hundreds of trials in front of judges and juries. Gregory also has extensive experience in representing community associations as general counsel on all aspects of issues involved in the operation and governance of association-governed communities, including management issues, compliance with federal and state laws, interpretation of and compliance...
Steven Douglas Urban
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Travis County, 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,...
John S. Rubin
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Travis County, 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,...
Gary L. Britt CPA, J.D.
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Travis County, 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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Sarah Jane Kelly
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Travis County, 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...
Shane M. Boasberg
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Travis County, 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...
Taylor P. Franks
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St. Mary's University School of LawTexas
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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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Tracy Jill Willi
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Travis County, 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...
Brett A Cenkus
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Travis County, TX Business Law Attorney with 20 years experience
(512) 645-1099 7500 Rialto Blvd
Bldg 1, Suite 250
Austin, TX 78735
Free ConsultationBusiness and Securities
Harvard Law School
Cenkus Law helps quickly growing and medium-sized businesses with all of their legal needs in Austin, Houston and throughout Texas. Services include forming partnerships, corporations and LLCs, founders’ agreements, partner and founder disputes, raising capital, mergers and acquisitions, contract review and general outside counsel services.
John Chandler
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Travis County, 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!
Trent Kelly
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Travis County, 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.
Blair Jackson Leake
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Travis County, TX Business Law Attorney with 5 years experience
(512) 476-4600 900 Congress Ave Ste 500
Austin, TX 78701
Business, Construction, Consumer and Criminal
University of Houston - Main Campus
Blair Leake is a young attorney with considerable litigation experience and success. His practice thus far has focused on civil and criminal trial work, as well as estate and business planning. Blair attended the University of Texas for his undergraduate degree and received his doctorate of jurisprudence at the University of Houston Law Center.
William B. 'Bill' Gammon
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Travis County, TX Business Law Attorney with 31 years experience
(512) 444-4529 111 Congress Ave.
Suite 400
Austin, TX 78701
Free ConsultationBusiness, Construction, Foreclosure Defense and Personal Injury
William B. “Bill” Gammon was born in Virginia and moved to Texas as a young child when his father went to work for NASA. He attended High School in Clear Lake, Houston and then came to Austin during the 1960’s to complete his under graduate degree at The University of Texas. He ran several successful small businesses both in Austin and in Houston before deciding to attend Law School. He attended UT Law School in Austin and holds the record there for the fastest graduating student. He completed Law School in just twenty two months.

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Guillermo Ochoa-Cronfel
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Travis County, TX Business Law Attorney with 31 years experience
(512) 347-9600 2700 Bee Caves Rd
Suite 103
Austin, TX 78746
Business, Bankruptcy, Civil Rights and Collections
Licensed to Practice in: State of Texas, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas, U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas, U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona, U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals. Areas of Practice (non-exhaustive): General civil litigation and business law, Texas turnover receivership, bankruptcy (representing debtors, creditors and trustees), debt collection (both debtor and creditor-side), insurance litigation, construction/real estate transactions and litigation, landlord/tenant litigation, and entity formation. Texas Turnover Receiverships (Tex. Civ. Prac. & Rem. Code Ch. 31)
Brian J Elliott
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Travis County, 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...
Clay Adam Butler
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Travis County, TX Business Law Lawyer with 13 years experience
(512) 322-5367 106 East 6th St., STE 800
Austin, TX 78701
Free ConsultationBusiness, Collections, Construction and Real Estate
Jeffrey J 'Jeff'Barnett
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(512) 336-1529 11824 Jollyville Rd
Suite 500
Austin, TX 78759
Travis County, 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...
Tamara R. Crawford
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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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Louis Leichter
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Travis County, TX Business Law Lawyer with 22 years experience
(512) 495-9995 1602 E 7th St
Austin, TX 78702
Business, Arbitration & Mediation, Criminal and DWI
Louis Leichter completed his Bachelor's at Vassar College, his Masters at Florida International University, and then completed his JD at Drake University. Prior to starting a private practice, he prosecuted criminal cases as an Assistant County Attorney for Travis County, Texas. After gaining experience, he opened Leichter Law Firm PC and practices administrative, health and criminal law with a focus in the area of licensure and license defense. He advises clients on disciplinary conduct allegations and helps clients get registered for their profession. He is also a member of TAAP, NAADAC, Sustainers Council, Austin Criminal Defense Lawyers Association,...
Rain Levy Minns
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Travis County, 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...
Ramon G. Rios
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Travis County, 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
Feras Mousilli
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Travis County, 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 M. Kirker
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Travis County, 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)....
Melissa Stone Myers
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Travis County, TX Business Law Lawyer with 20 years experience
(512) 553-9095 3309 Slaughter Lane West
Austin, TX 78748
Business, Estate Planning and Probate
Boston University School of Law
Melissa Stone Myers began her career in patent litigation with the Delaware law firm, Morris, Nichols, Arsht & Tunnell LLP. After moving to Austin, Melissa and her family planted new roots. Building relationships with a network of growing families, Melissa Stone Myers recognized the need for families to plan for their future and that of their children. Melissa also realized a growing demand for advice and assistance with local small businesses. StoneMyers Law PLLC was formed to help families plan for their future and help small businesses achieve their goals.

Professional Background:
J.D. cum laude, Boston University School of Law (1998)

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Hamp Skelton
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Travis County, TX Business Law Attorney with 37 years experience
(512) 651-7000 248 Addie Roy Rd
#B-302
Austin, TX 78746
Free ConsultationBusiness, Appeals, IP and Securities
The University of Texas School of Law
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 & Elkins in Houston in 1981, practicing in its commercial litigation section. He moved to Austin in 1986, joining Akin, Gump, Strauss, Hauer & Feld. While there, he built a litigation section and served as partner in charge of litigation. His present law firm opened in September, 1991. He and his wife, Karen, have three sons.

Hamp's practice encompasses a wide spectrum of business...
Stephen V. 'Steve' Davis
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Travis County, 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.
Mr. F. Scott de la Garza
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Travis County, 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...
Joseph Murray Leak
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Travis County, TX Business Law Attorney
(512) 676-5827 111 Congress Ave.
Suite 400
Austin, TX 78701
Business and Real Estate
The University of Texas School of Law
Joey Leak has a diverse litigation and business practice, representing clients ranging from individuals and local companies to regional and national firms. His transactional practice includes general business and real estate matters, as well as private equity fund formation and offerings. An experienced litigator, Joey is also able to assist his clients in a broad range of commercial matters, including those involving breach of contract, fraud, embezzlement, property disputes, breach of fiduciary duty, business torts, partnership disputes, and enforcement of intellectual property rights.
Mr. Ali A. Akhtar
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Travis County, TX Business Law Lawyer with 18 years experience
(512) 879-1935 7500 Rialto Boulevard
Building I, Suite 250
Austin, TX 78735
Business, Consumer, IP and Personal Injury
University of Michigan Law School
I represent both individuals and businesses, in areas such as: - Personal injury (car/truck accidents, DWI, motorcycle, slip-and-fall cases, on-the-job injuries, etc.). - Businesses needing help with corporate formation, protection of intellectual property, contract review, etc. - Litigation on behalf of both businesses and consumers in all types of disputes.
Eva C. Ramos
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Travis County, TX Business Law Attorney with 31 years experience
(512) 651-7000 248 Addie Roy Rd
#B-302
Austin, TX 78746
Business, IP and Insurance Defense
South Texas College Of Law
Keith Gamel
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Travis County, 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...
Jodi Ruth Lazar
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Travis County, TX Business Law Lawyer with 31 years experience
(512) 477-1600 305 Camp Craft Road
Suite 500
Austin, TX 78746
Business, Divorce, Family and IP
Jodi Lazar practices family law exclusively and represents clients in both the traditional litigation and collaborative law models, depending on the client’s needs.

Jodi is also an Adjunct Professor in the Advocacy Department at The University of Texas School of Law, where she teaches Intensive Trial Skills and works with the Interscholastic Mock Trial Program.

EDUCATION
The University of Texas School of Law, 1988
The University of Texas at Austin, 1985

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS & HONORS
Member, State Bar of Texas (Family Law Section)
Member, Oregon State Bar
Member, American Bar Association (Family Law Section)
Member, Austin Bar Association (Family Law Section)
Member, College of the State Bar of Texas

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Steve (Esteban) R. Campos
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Travis County, TX Business Law Lawyer with 29 years experience
(512) 441-1411 919 Congress Ave, Suite 1155
Austin, TX 78701
Business, Consumer, Divorce and Estate Planning
Mr. Michael M. Probus Jr.
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Travis County, TX Business Law Lawyer with 31 years experience
(512) 480-9504 Southpark One Building
1701 Directors Blvd., Suite 290
Austin, TX 78744
Business and Construction
Michael M. Probus, Jr. received his law degree with honors from the University of Texas School of Law in 1988. Mr. Probus served as judicial law clerk for the chief judge for the United States District Court in Houston, Texas during his first two years as an attorney, then he returned to Austin for the private practice of law. In 1997, Mr. Probus founded his own law firm. Mr. Probus has been listed in Who's Who in American Law since 1996.
William H. Alberts
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Travis County, TX Business Law Lawyer with 40 years experience
(512) 472-7893 608 W. 12th Street
Austin, TX 78701
Free ConsultationBusiness, Divorce and Family
The University of Texas School of Law
William H. Alberts has more than 30 years of trial experience in courtrooms throughout central Texas, has served on the Board of Directors of the Travis County Bar, and is a past Chair of the Family Law Section of the Travis County Bar Association. William H. Alberts was born in Dallas, Texas in 1954. He has lived in Austin since 1972. He and his wife, a Municipal Law expert and lobbyist, have been happily married for almost 30 years. They have two children, a son working in Austin with a wonderful non-profit foundation aiding the homeless, and a...
Alex Shahrestani
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Travis County, TX Business Law Attorney
(512) 387-0919 3800 North Lamar Boulevard
Suite 200
Austin, TX 78756
Free ConsultationBusiness, Entertainment & Sports, IP and Trademarks
University of Texas - Austin
I'm a startup-tech nerd trapped in an attorney’s body. One of my favorite hobbies is hearing about other people’s new ideas and watching them succeed.

You can often find me at startup launches and panels, just absorbing all of the out-of-the-box thinking that is necessary to a lot of today's startups. I have a startup of my own, and man is it a bumpy ride! I'm working on automating various parts of the legal profession to try and keep costs down.

Like many others in 2008, I had severe financial difficulties, and the frustrations I faced in trying to pull...
Natalie Nicole Niles Arguello
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Travis County, TX Business Law Attorney with 17 years experience
(512) 441-1411 919 Congress Avenue; Suite 1150
Austin, TX 78701
Business, Arbitration & Mediation, Construction and Domestic Violence
University of Texas - Austin
Rand Zumwalt
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Travis County, 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...
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