Sealy, Texas Real Estate Lawyers

Linda Broocks
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Texas Real Estate Law Lawyer with 41 years experience

Linda Broocks is partner in the Houston office of Kean Miller. She joined the firm in 2017 and maintains an active practice in trials and appeals of complex commercial, securities, personal injury, employment and real... Read More »
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Cory W. Page
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Texas Real Estate Law Lawyer

Texas Tech University School of LawTexas
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Judith A. Meyer
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Texas Real Estate Law Lawyer with 34 years experience

Judith Meyer is a partner in the Houston office of Kean Miller. She joined the firm in 2017 and focuses her practice on securities litigation, broker litigation, breach of contract matters, business disputes, mediation... Read More »
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Royce Lanning
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Texas Real Estate Law Attorney with 13 years experience

University of Hawai'i at Manoa William S. Richardson School of LawHawaii and Texas
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Sealy, TX Real Estate Law Attorney with 50 years experience
(979) 885-2989 PO Box 592
Sealy, TX 77474
Real Estate, Criminal, DWI and Divorce
The University of Texas School of Law
Sealy, TX Real Estate Law Lawyer with 35 years experience
(713) 523-7722 PO Box 287
Sealy, TX 77474
Real Estate and Business
South Texas College of Law
Brookshire, TX Real Estate Law Attorney with 12 years experience
(281) 375-2244 914 Otto
PO Box 730
Brookshire, TX 77423
Real Estate, Business and Estate Planning
Baylor Law School
Pattison, TX Real Estate Law Lawyer with 16 years experience
(281) 934-4141 3811 Ave
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Pattison, TX 77466
Real Estate and Estate Planning
South Texas College of Law
Bellville, TX Real Estate Law Attorney with 9 years experience
(979) 865-9202 24 S Granville St
Bellville, TX 77418
Real Estate, Elder, Estate Planning and Family
South Texas College of Law
Bellville, TX Real Estate Law Lawyer with 46 years experience
(979) 865-5973 7 N Harris St
Bellville, TX 77418
Real Estate, Appeals, Bankruptcy and Business
University of Houston Law Center
Eagle Lake, TX Real Estate Law Attorney with 50 years experience
(979) 234-3411 129 North McCarty Avenue
Eagle Lake, TX 77434
Real Estate, Estate Planning and Probate
The University of Texas School of Law
Fulshear, TX Real Estate Law Lawyer with 54 years experience
(281) 320-9066 PO Box 304
Fulshear, TX 77441
Real Estate and IP
Bellville, TX Real Estate Law Attorney with 22 years experience
(979) 865-3198 212 E Main St
Bellville, TX 77418
Real Estate, Criminal and Elder
South Texas College of Law
Fulshear, TX Real Estate Law Attorney with 16 years experience
PO Box 1145
Fulshear, TX 77441
Real Estate, Bankruptcy, Business and Communications
South Texas College of Law
James H. Dupuis Jr.
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Texas Real Estate Law Attorney with 18 years experience

Jimmy Dupuis is a partner in Kean Miller’s office in The Woodlands, TX. He practices in the oil and gas, business and corporate, and real estate groups. He has extensive experience representing upstream energy... Read More »
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Richard D. Weaver
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Texas Real Estate Law Attorney with 15 years experience

Board Certified attorney, certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. Mr. Weaver has a focus on real estate law and complex business litigation, holding board certification in residential real estate law. He... Read More »
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Bellville, TX Real Estate Law Lawyer with 24 years experience
(979) 865-4529 1634 Keele Ln
Bellville, TX 77418
Real Estate, Bankruptcy, Criminal and Estate Planning
South Texas College of Law
Bellville, TX Real Estate Law Lawyer with 43 years experience
(979) 865-5905 PO Box 865
Bellville, TX 77418
Real Estate, Arbitration & Mediation, Bankruptcy and Construction
The University of Texas School of Law
Brookshire, TX Real Estate Law Lawyer with 12 years experience
(281) 375-2244 914 Otto Street
PO Box 730
Brookshire, TX 77423
Real Estate, Bankruptcy, Business and Estate Planning
Baylor Law School
Eagle Lake, TX Real Estate Law Lawyer with 40 years experience
(979) 234-5536 305 Burns
Eagle Lake, TX 77434
Real Estate, Criminal, DWI and Divorce
University of Houston Law Center
Katy, TX Real Estate Law Attorney with 40 years experience
(832) 647-8201 29010 Pinnacle Ridge Dr
Katy, TX 77494
Real Estate, Business, Consumer and Estate Planning
South Texas College of Law
Kate Broussard
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Houston, TX Real Estate Law Attorney with 2 years experience
(713) 655-1200 One Allen Center
500 Dallas, Ste. 1200
Houston, TX 77002
Real Estate, Elder, Estate Planning and Probate
Baylor Law School
Kate Broussard is an associate at MehaffyWeber, P.C. in the firm’s business practice group. Kate focuses her practice on estate planning, probate law, elder law, corporate law, real estate transactions, and oil and gas work. While at Baylor Law School, Kate was active in Baylor’s Public Service Program, receiving the distinction of Public Interest Scholar. She was especially involved in the Baylor Veteran’s Clinic and with the Baylor Pro Bono Transactional Team, which gave Kate a unique opportunity to speak with Veterans about their legal problems and gain valuable experience drafting estate planning and business organization documents. She practices primarily...
David Sacks
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Houston, TX Real Estate Law Lawyer with 34 years experience
(713) 863-8400 2323 S. Shepherd Drive
Suite 825
Houston, TX 77019
Real Estate, Appeals and Business
South Texas College Of Law
About Our Firm
For more than 30 years, Sacks Law Firm has helped people who couldn't help themselves to solve vexing legal problems. Civil appeals have made up a large portion of the law practice. Business litigation, business transactions and general litigation are also significant areas.

Attorney David J. Sacks, the founder and operator of the firm, is Board Certified in the area of Civil Appellate Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization. Learn more about his background through this link:

David J. Sacks
Sacks Law Firm Exists For Clients: Individuals, Companies And Law Firms Seeking Consulting Services
Each client's challenges and goals drive the direction...
Richard D. Weaver
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Houston, TX Real Estate Law Attorney with 15 years experience
(713) 572-4900 1800 Bering Drive Suite 1050
Houston, TX 77057
Real Estate, Business, Construction and Foreclosure Defense
South Texas College Of Law
Board Certified attorney, certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. Mr. Weaver has a focus on real estate law and complex business litigation, holding board certification in residential real estate law. He has been engaged as an expert by the Office of the Attorney General of Texas. Businesses and families rely on him. Other Texas attorneys choose Mr. Weaver as their lawyer. He also built a real estate law firm where builders, developers, buyers, and sellers of real estate go when issues arise related to encroachment issues, easements, lien filing, lien removal, title disputes, and construction defects.

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Brent Clark Perry
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Houston, TX Real Estate Law Attorney with 30 years experience
(713) 401-9790 2 Houston Center 909 Fannin, Suite 2630
Houston, TX 77010
Real Estate, Business, Energy and Securities
University of Chicago
Over an exemplary 25 year career, Brent C. Perry has distinguished himself as a skilled litigator. His wealth of experience has helped clients in a wide range of business and legal matters solve complex issues. Mr. Perry attended the University of Chicago Law School and graduated in 1989, after which he served as a law clerk for the U.S. District Judge Ricardo Hinojosa in Texas. Mr. Perry then joined Baker Botts, LLP in 1990 and Bracewell & Giuliania, LLP in 1993. This gave Mr. Perry valuable hands-on experience that propelled him further in his career. He...
John Scott Black
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Houston, TX Real Estate Law Lawyer with 20 years experience
(888) 492-2671 2211 Norfolk St, Suite 800
Houston, TX 77098
Real Estate, Business and Insurance Claims
University of Texas - Austin
With over 15 years of legal experience, John Scott Black has tried a wide range of cases involving first party insurance claims, catastrophic injury claims, and mass tort litigation for plaintiffs before judges and juries across Texas. His knowledge of commercial matters in a broad array of commercial litigation areas also allows him to confidently pursue cases involving securities fraud, contract claims, fiduciary duty matters, real estate transactions, patent matters, and institutional investor claims. Prior to joining his longtime friend, Rick Daly, to establish Daly & Black, P.C, John served as a legal intern to Justice James A. Baker...
Randall J.  Poelma
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Texas Real Estate Law Attorney with 13 years experience

Mr. Poelma’s main areas of practice include complex commercial litigation, subrogation, and real estate. His civil trial docket has broadened his exposure to vastly different areas of the law including professional... Read More »
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Linda Broocks
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Houston, TX Real Estate Law Lawyer with 41 years experience
(713) 844-3002 711 Louisiana Street, Suite 1900
Houston, TX 77002
Real Estate, Employment, Personal Injury and Securities
The University of Texas School of Law
Linda Broocks is partner in the Houston office of Kean Miller. She joined the firm in 2017 and maintains an active practice in trials and appeals of complex commercial, securities, personal injury, employment and real estate cases.

Linda is Board Certified in Civil Trial Law and Civil Appellate Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization and is also a certified mediator, with experience mediating a variety of civil suits, and an arbitrator for the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority.

Linda has been recognized by Thomson Reuters among the Texas Super Lawyers in civil litigation defense in every year of voting. She was...
Jason Oxner
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Cypress, TX Real Estate Law Lawyer with 5 years experience
(346) 327-9500 12300 Dundee Ct #116
Cypress, TX 77429
Real Estate, Business, Consumer and Estate Planning
St. John's University School of Law and Texas Southern University Thurgood Marshall School of Law
Attorney Jason Oxner graduated Summa Cum Laude in the top 5% and currently holds a Law Degree and Masters of Law Degree. During law school, Jason was an associate editor on Law Review, elected as Mr. Thurgood Marshall School of Law, and taught Real Property for two years.

Jason Oxner is a Canadian citizen who moved to Massachusetts on an academic and athletic (hockey & rowing) scholarship at the Groton School in 2002. Jason continued with his rowing career at Trinity College in Connecticut where he graduated with his Bachelor of Arts and served as an assistant coach to the...
Richard Jason Griffin
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Houston, TX Real Estate Law Attorney with 13 years experience
(713) 932-6994 8709 Cedarspur Drive
Houston, TX 77055
Real Estate, Business, Energy and Landlord Tenant
I am an attorney that focuses in estate planning and business planning from cradle to grave, i.e., starting or buying a business; capitalizing your business; optimizing your business with tax, corporate and asset protection planning; strategizing business succession; and selling your business. I believe two things differentiate me from other lawyers: I understand the numbers, and I personally have business experience. These characteristics make me acutely aware of my client's needs and goals. PRACTICE FOCUS: Commercial Real Estate Business Planning Tax Planning U.S. & State Income, Gift & Estate/Inheritance Taxes Trust Creation: Simple & Complex Estate Planning...
Jeff Joyce
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Houston, TX Real Estate Law Attorney with 38 years experience
(713) 222-1113 712 Main
Suite 1500
Houston, TX 77002
Free ConsultationReal Estate, Appeals and Arbitration & Mediation
The University of Texas School of Law
Jeff Joyce protects the critical business interests of his clients with over 30 years of experience in commercial litigation and the essential ingredients of sound judgment and a tenacious mindset. His representation of loan servicers, loan originators, financial institutions, real estate-based entities, insurance companies, manufacturing and distribution companies, and technology-based enterprises has earned him a strong reputation as a business lawyer. Recognized as a leader in the legal community, Jeff matches his experience and background with the entrepreneurial practice of law and the flexibility that affords his clients the opportunity to reach a reasonable business solution for their legal problems. Jeff...
Leona Evdokia Filis
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Houston, TX Real Estate Law Lawyer with 17 years experience
(713) 462-1777 5600 NW Central Drive
Suite 202
Houston, TX 77092
Real Estate, Divorce, Energy and Estate Planning
South Texas College Of Law
Let the professionals at The Filis Law Firm work with you to properly plan for the life events of a loved one with a disability. Owner, Leona E. Filis, is an attorney, licensed in Texas in 2002, who is also a mother of a child diagnosed with autism. "After receiving the confirmation that my son is on the Autism Spectrum, I made many new friends with other parents of children with disabilities. Over the years we had many conversations, and I naturally focused on legal topics. It become more and more apparent that many legal documents and court filings of...
Rodney Drinnon
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Houston, TX Real Estate Law Attorney with 26 years experience
(832) 533-8689 2000 West Loop S
Suite 1850
Houston, TX 77027
Real Estate, Bankruptcy, Business and Employment
Loyola University Chicago
Attorney Rodney L. Drinnon is an experienced litigator who handles complex civil litigation in cases in both federal & state courts and he is a partner in the McCathern Houston office. He has served as the lead trial lawyer on matters ranging from antitrust actions, contested corporate control disputes, director and officer liability, contract disputes, employment matters (including misappropriation of trade secrets, restrictive covenants, and Department of Labor investigations), insurance coverage questions, and oil and gas litigation. Mr. Drinnon is admitted to practice in Texas, Ohio, and Illinois and he has successfully tried cases in over ten jurisdictions throughout the...
Cory Matthew Krueger
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Houston, TX Real Estate Law Attorney with 13 years experience
(713) 850-9700 2211 Norfolk Street
Suite 211
Houston, TX 77098
Real Estate, Estate Planning, Family and Probate
University of Houston - Main Campus
Cory Krueger is an experienced trial lawyer and litigator who focuses his practice on probate, family law, estate planning, and asset protection. He also practices transactional law in connection with drafting contracts, legal documents, and wills and trusts.

Cory attended the University of Texas at Austin, graduating in 2002 before receiving his Doctorate of Jurisprudence from the University of Houston Law Center in 2006. During his time in law school, Cory was a member of the Oil and Gas Legal Organization, the Sports and Entertainment Legal Organization (SELO), and he volunteered with the University of Houston Law Center Mentor Program. In...
Jess Bailey
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Houston, TX Real Estate Law Attorney with 10 years experience
(832) 510-2900 815 Walker Street
Suite 452
Houston, TX 77002
Free ConsultationReal Estate, Business, Estate Planning and Probate
South Texas College of Law
Unparalleled Transactional and Compliance Counsel -
I feel a responsibility to serve not only as an advocate, but also as an educator to my clients. I stress the importance of building a team of trusted advisors, an attorney being just one member of that team. I offer clients a unique combination of high quality legal services in multiple areas of transactional & compliance law including: business general counsel, banking & finance, compliance plans, contract & agreement drafting & negotiation, energy law, entity formation & restructuring, healthcare law, international law, mergers & acquisitions, business succession planning, real estate transactions & finance.

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Randall J.  Poelma
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Houston, TX Real Estate Law Attorney with 13 years experience
(713) 580-8909 450 Gears Rd
#350
Houston, TX 77067
Real Estate, Business, Construction and Products Liability
South Texas College of Law
Mr. Poelma’s main areas of practice include complex commercial litigation, subrogation, and real estate. His civil trial docket has broadened his exposure to vastly different areas of the law including professional liability, product liability, construction, maritime/admiralty issues involving both property damage and personal injuries, complex issues involving oil and gas exploration and production both on land and offshore, as well as contractual interpretation and indemnity issues. His practice includes litigation in both federal and state courts.

As a direct result of working hand-in-hand with both domestic and foreign insurance carriers as well as domestic and international corporate clients, he has developed...
Saeed Tellawi
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Houston, TX Real Estate Law Attorney with 12 years experience
(832) 295-0770 827 W. 19th Street
Houston, TX 77008
Free ConsultationReal Estate and Business
Texas Southern University Thurgood Marshall School of Law
Saeed Tellawi is a Texas attorney representing the owners of privately held and family owned domestic and international businesses. His practice focuses on transactions & strategic advice related to the entrepreneurial pursuit, including business start-up and partnerships; asset protection; business and real estate acquisitions and sales; succession planning; and a full suite of due diligence services for buyers of companies and commercial real estate. Starting his first company at the age of 18 and being continuously self-employed since then has helped Saeed develop a practical approach to the practices of law and business. Saeed has made significant...
Henrietta Nneka Ezeoke
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Houston, TX Real Estate Law Lawyer with 19 years experience
(713) 234-0030 10101 Southwest Freeway, Suite 110
Houston, TX 77074
Real Estate, Insurance Claims and Personal Injury
South Texas College Of Law
Henrietta Ezeoke is a Houston- based personal injury lawyer with a J.D from the Houston College of Law (Formerly South Texas College of Law) (2000). For more than 16 years, Henrietta has been representing individuals recover compensations in personal injury cases.

Many accident victims are afraid and do not know who to turn to or who to trust. Henrietta lets her clients know they can trust her. She brings to her law practice moral standards that stem from her strong christian background. She guides and represents her clients with integrity and compassion. She is passionate for her clients and feels...
Shannon Quadros
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Houston, TX Real Estate Law Lawyer with 9 years experience
(713) 588-4344 5100 Westheimer, 2nd Floor
Houston, TX 77056
Real Estate and Construction
University of Houston - Main Campus
My practice includes all aspects of commercial and residential construction, including office buildings, high rise buildings and single-family residences. I have extensive business experience in real estate transactions and development, have worked with owners, developers, landlords and tenants in all areas of real estate acquisition, financing, development, leasing and sale. I also have significant experience addressing HOA disputes. My project involvement includes several multi-family buildings and condominiums in the greater Houston area. Although my practice is focused on the area of construction and real estate development issues, I have handled a wide range of litigation matters as...
Andrew Green
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Houston, TX Real Estate Law Lawyer with 10 years experience
(832) 533-8689 2000 West Loop S
Suite 1850
Houston, TX 77027
Real Estate, Business and Energy
Fordham University School of Law
Attorney Andrew Green is a partner in the Houston office of McCathern who practices in both commercial litigation and transactional matters. Mr. Green represents a diverse range of clients, from Fortune 500 companies to small businesses and individuals, but approaches each client with a simple philosophy: listen closely to the client’s goals and apply a practical and efficient strategy in order to most directly reach a positive result.

Mr. Green has experience in multiple areas of civil litigation across various business sectors, including real estate and commercial development, oil and gas, energy and retail electricity providers, construction, food services, and the...
Judith A. Meyer
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Houston, TX Real Estate Law Lawyer with 34 years experience
(713) 844-3068 711 Louisiana Street, Suite 1900
Houston, TX 77002
Real Estate, Arbitration & Mediation, Construction and Employment
Tulane University School of Law
Judith Meyer is a partner in the Houston office of Kean Miller. She joined the firm in 2017 and focuses her practice on securities litigation, broker litigation, breach of contract matters, business disputes, mediation and arbitration, construction defect litigation, premises liability and toxic tort defense, employment torts, and commercial real estate matters.

Judith is a qualified mediator for general civil disputes under the Texas Alternative Dispute Resolution Act and has served as a volunteer mediator for the Harris County Dispute Resolution Center.

Judith earned her B.S., magna cum laude, from Louisiana State University in 1979. She earned her J.D. in 1985 from...
John Havins
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Houston, TX Real Estate Law Attorney with 37 years experience
(713) 650-3600 2211 Norfolk St
Suite 525
Houston, TX 77098
Real Estate, Business, Insurance Claims and Insurance Defense
I regularly represent business partners who are embroiled in shareholder and partner disputes. I also represent clients regarding the enforceability of non-solicitation, confidentiality, and non-compete provisions found in employment contracts and purchase/sale agreements. I represent a broad spectrum of clients found in the oil and gas, financial services, real estate sales and services, lending, commercial freight forwarding, commercial manufacturing and distribution, telecommunications, insurance, and construction industries. Specialties Shareholder and partner disputes; enforceability of non-solicitation, confidentiality, and non-compete provisions, breach of commercial contracts. Represents clients in the following industries: Oil and gas, real estate sales and services, lending, commercial freight...
Scott Alan Barrett
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Bellaire, TX Real Estate Law Attorney with 19 years experience
(713) 526-1883 4824 Bissonnet
Bellaire, TX 77401
Real Estate, Business, Estate Planning and Probate
Scott possesses the ability to recognize, develop and define goals and strategies and to ensure that the proper actions are implemented to achieve and surpass the objectives at hand. He consistently brings new insights and perspectives to situations and challenges, all the while striving to develop the best insight and solutions. As a practicing attorney, Scott focuses on transactional and corporate matters for business and estate planning, including Wills, Trusts, and Probate, for Individuals. In addition to Scott's legal accomplishments, he has over 25 years of experience as leader in different organizations and industries. As an Executive Director...
Karalynn Candace Bac Cromeens
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Houston, TX Real Estate Law Attorney with 15 years experience
(713) 715-7334 8431 Katy Freeway
Houston, TX 77024
Free ConsultationReal Estate, Business, Construction and Consumer
South Texas College Of Law
As Managing Partner for The Cromeens Law Firm, PLLC, Karalynn holds more than 10 years of experience practicing construction, real estate, lien and business law. Within her professional career, Karalynn has successfully filed more than a thousand lawsuits to foreclose or remove mechanic's liens, with 10 to 15 of those being tried to a jury.

Karalynn graduated with a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice from Carroll College, before attending the South Texas College of Law, where she received her juris doctorate in 2004. With her extensive experience within the construction and real estate industries, Karalynn goes the extra mile,...
Michael John Bins
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Houston, TX Real Estate Law Attorney with 7 years experience
(888) 902-6245 3737 Buffalo Speedway
Suite 1900
Houston, TX 77098
Real Estate
South Texas College of Law
Michael was born and raised in Houston, Texas. He studied history and economics at Texas A&M University where he graduated in 2008. He received his Juris Doctorate from South Texas College of Law where he was a quarter-finalist in the Garland R. Walker Memorial mock trial competition.

Since earning his license to practice law in 2012, he has gained substantial experience by ardently representing individuals in insurance disputes, catastrophic injury suits, and eminent domain matters. His passion in representing individuals has led to BE recognized as a Rising Star by Texas Super Lawyers in 2016 and 2017. * He has...
Mr. Richard L Spencer
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Houston, TX Real Estate Law Lawyer with 38 years experience
(713) 403-4224 9 Greenway Plaza
Suite 500
Houston, TX 77046
Real Estate and Business
University of Houston - Main Campus
Represents a wide range of: commercial and residential owners, developers and lenders in loans, construction matters, workouts, foreclosures; title issues, lot sales, utilities, platting, development, and zoning issues; Central Appraisal District in ad-valorem tax collection cases; landlords and tenants in leasing matters; Businesses and individuals in commercial trans-actions, complex financings, securities fraud, corporate matters, stock and asset acquisitions.
Kelly M. Woods
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Houston, TX Real Estate Law Lawyer with 6 years experience
(713) 222-3800 6009 Memorial Drive
Houston, TX 77007
Real Estate and Personal Injury
South Texas College of Law
Attorney Kelly Woods became a member of the team at Arnold & Itkin in 2014, bringing her passion for the protection of worker’s rights and safety standards to the firm. Kelly attended Clemson University, where she earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Communications before settling in Houston. She worked at Lloyd’s Register Quality Assurance, working toward quality construction and safe operations for multinational corporations. After two years, she decided to pursue her desire to help others through a career in the legal advocacy of injured workers. She went on to attend South Texas College of Law on a Dean’s Merit...
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