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Joshua B. on ContractsCounsel
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September 19, 2023

Joshua B.

Of Counsel
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Austin, Texas
22 Yrs Experience
Licensed in TX
University of Texas

Josh Bernstein has been serving real estate and corporate transactional clients since 2002. His experience is varied, and he enjoys working on and puzzling out novel and complex corporate and real estate matters. Josh’s experience includes, among other things, the following: representation of public companies in connection with SEC reporting and compliance work (proxies, 10-K’s; 10-Q’s; 8-K’s, etc.); representation of public and private company securities issuances (including private placements, and other similar offerings); assistance in structuring and drafting joint ventures, both for investors and operating partners, and including both real estate and corporate ventures; handling public and private company mergers and acquisitions; and asset sales and dispositions; assisting clients, big and small, with real estate acquisitions, sales and financings; managing large-scale and multi-state real estate portfolio acquisitions, dispositions and financings; complex condominium creation, structuring and governance work, including: commercial condominiums, use of condominiums as a land planning tool, wholesale condominium property acquisitions and dispositions, and rehabilitating failed or faulty condominium legal structures to make ready for sale; development of restrictive covenants and owners’ association documents for master-planned communities; compliance with federal statutes governing real estate sale and development (including, without limitation, the Interstate Land Sales Full Disclosure Act, the Housing for Older Persons Act, and the Americans with Disabilities Act); representation of real estate lenders, for both improved and unimproved property, and including numerous construction financings secured by real estate; assistance with commercial leasing; from both the landlord and tenant side, and including condominium leasing; training residential home and condominium sales staff for compliance with applicable local and federal law; and workouts of all kinds. When he’s not busy lawyering, Josh may be found watching 80’s commercials, flying a single-engine plane, playing poker, or trying to be a good dad.

Darryl S. on ContractsCounsel
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November 9, 2023

Darryl S.

Founder and Counselor-at-Law
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TEXAS
31 Yrs Experience
Licensed in TX
The University of Texas School of Law Austin

I specialize in contract law and focus on making sure your contract is clear, protects your interests and meets your needs. You can expect fast, straightforward communication from me, making sure you understand every step. With my experience, you'll get a detailed review of your contract at a fair, fixed price, without any surprises. I have over 30 years of business and legal experience that I bring to your project. I graduated from The University of Texas School of Law with High Honors in 1993 and practiced at Texas' largest law firm. I have founded companies and so understand how to be helpful as both a lawyer and business owner.

J.R. S. on ContractsCounsel
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December 29, 2023

J.R. S.

Business Lawyer
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Flower Mound, Texas
5 Yrs Experience
Licensed in TX
Touro Law, New York

Experienced Attorney with an MBA in Finance who provides a business-oriented mindset and thrives in a collaborative environment with a-typical challenges. Possesses exceptional skills in legal research, drafting and enforcing contracts, skillful in negotiations and mediations, drafts extremely persuasive pleadings, attacks depositions with zeal for my clients. Experience includes Business Management and IT Consulting with a successful track record managing outside relationships, associated costs, and optimizing outcomes for client(s). Effectively restructures antiquated business processes and incorporates technology and best practices to effectuate progressive outcomes for business clients. Partners collaboratively with business leaders to advance company objectives while minimizing risk to ensure internal and external compliance, increased profitability, and diverse practices. Dynamic communicator with the interpersonal skills to build trusting relationships with executives, management, and employees of various backgrounds, expertise, and styles.

Michelle T. on ContractsCounsel
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October 10, 2023

Michelle T.

Business Lawyer
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Alexandria, VA
19 Yrs Experience
Licensed in TX, VA
Florida State College of Law

I am an experienced, well-rounded attorney with a background specializing in trusts and estates, contracts and business law. I have extensive experience working with simple contracts all the way up to multi-million dollar deals.

Joseph K. on ContractsCounsel
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September 13, 2023
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October 1, 2023

Lynette P.

Litigation Attorney
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Little Rock, Arkansas
11 Yrs Experience
Licensed in AR, TX
St. Mary's University School of Law

I am licensed in both Texas and Arkansas but actively working in Arkansas. My primary focus is criminal defense, family law, and estate planning (wills and trusts).

Matthew W. on ContractsCounsel
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October 2, 2023
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December 15, 2023

Brian S.

Corporate Attorney
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Arizona, United States
23 Yrs Experience
Licensed in AZ, CA, DC, TX
South Texas College of Law Houston

I am a corporate lawyer with over 15 years of experience in litigation and in advising companies on a variety of legal issues, including mergers and acquisitions, securities regulations, and contract negotiations. I have a deep understanding of the technology industry and have represented numerous tech companies in my career.

Aaron S. on ContractsCounsel
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January 28, 2024

Aaron S.

Attorney
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Los Angeles, CA
5 Yrs Experience
Licensed in CA, TX
University of Texas School of Law

My passion is protecting the passions of others. I have 5+ years of contract review, and all aspects of entertainment law including negotiation, mediation, intellectual property, copyright, and music licensing. I also have experience working with nonprofits, and small businesses helping with formation, dissolution, partnerships, etc. I am licensed in both Texas and California.

John V. on ContractsCounsel
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February 20, 2024

John V.

owner
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Veach Law PLLC
41 Yrs Experience
Licensed in NC, TN, TX
Georgetown Law School

Education: Georgetown Law (83), Yale (75- BA in Economics), Hotchkiss School (1970). Practice areas have included commercial litigation, individual litigation, and securities litigation and arbitration.

Nichole M. on ContractsCounsel
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March 19, 2024

Nichole M.

Solo Practitioner
Free Consultation
Midlothian, Texas
1 Yr Experience
Licensed in MN, TX
UNIVERSITY OF DENVER STURM COLLEGE OF LAW

Ms. Melton-Mitchell is a seasoned executive that has obtained a law degree and is practicing law as a second career. She has spent over 25 years in the health care industry and is well versed in health law, contract law, financial law, trusts and estates, M&A and other types of transactional law. She maintains evening and weekend hours to allow clients flexibility in connecting with her around their schedule.

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April 12, 2024

Kenneth f.

Lawyer
Free Consultation
Texas
2 Yrs Experience
Licensed in TX
St. Marys School of Law

Kenneth D. Ferguson is a distinguished attorney who earned his Juris Doctorate from St. Mary’s School of Law in May 2022. During his time at St. Mary’s, Kenneth displayed exceptional dedication and skill in the field of law, culminating in a historic achievement when his team secured victory in the first-ever National Mock Trial Championship for the university. This remarkable feat showcased Kenneth’s innate talent for advocacy and his unwavering commitment to excellence, earning him a well-deserved induction into the prestigious Order of the Barristers organization. Kenneth serves as a respected member of the Board of Directors for the Texas Young Lawyers Association, where he contributes his insights and expertise to the development of the legal community. Additionally, he holds the esteemed title of Fellow of the Texas Bar Foundation, a recognition of his outstanding contributions to the legal profession. Kenneth is also a valued member of the Texas Bar College, demonstrating his commitment to continuous learning and professional growth. Kenneth is licensed to practice law in a multitude of jurisdictions, including all Texas Courts, the U.S. District Court Northern District of Texas, the U.S. District Court Eastern District of Texas, and their respective Bankruptcy Divisions.

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Litigation Legal Questions and Answers

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Commercial Lease

Texas

Asked on Apr 14, 2023

What's the survival clause in a commercial lease?

I am looking to enter into a commercial lease for my new business. I am unfamiliar with the terms of a commercial lease, and am particularly interested in understanding the survival clause. This clause is important to me because I want to make sure I am fully aware of my rights and responsibilities as a tenant. I need to know what is expected of me should the lease be terminated prematurely.

Curt L.

Answered Apr 28, 2023

A survival clause is fairly standard in a lease. It extends the effectiveness of certain provisions, such as party representations, warranties, promises, and covenants beyond the expiration or termination of the lease, but not beyond the legally prescribed statute of limitations. For example, If you make a fraudulent representation in a 1-year lease, the other party to the lease who is damaged by your fraud could still sue you for that fraud even after the end of the 1-year lease.

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Settlement Agreement

Texas

Asked on Dec 16, 2023

Can settlement agreement details be public?

I recently entered into a settlement agreement with another party and am concerned about the details of the agreement being made public. I am worried that the agreement may contain sensitive information that could be detrimental to my reputation or interests if it were to be shared publicly. I am looking for guidance on the legal implications of the settlement agreement being made public and what, if anything, I can do to protect myself in this situation.

J.R. S.

Answered Jan 5, 2024

Yes, details of a settlement agreement can be made public, especially when a governmental body is involved due to the Public Information or Open Records Act. This act states that the public has a right to access information on government affairs and official acts of public officials and employees unless expressly excepted. However, there are exceptions to this general rule. For instance, disclosure of personnel information that would "constitute a clearly unwarranted invasion of personal privacy" is excepted. This is not to say that all settlement agreements are public. In some cases, parties to a settlement agreement may choose to include confidentiality clauses, which prevent the details of the settlement from being disclosed to the public or any third party. The legal rule for agreements between attorneys or parties touching any suit pending is that they will not be enforced unless they are in writing, signed and filed with the papers as part of the record, or unless they are made in open court and entered of record.

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Contract for Deed

Texas

Asked on Sep 23, 2021

litigation matter

GOD DAYDear counsel ,We have reviewed your profile and we have a breach of contract agreement for litigation in your jurisdiction and would like to retain your firm for litigation matters,please what is your hourly fee and standard retainer fee? kindly advise to enable us forward you the adverse party information for your conflict check.if you are interested, we shall forward you the document for review. BEST Regards.Hiroshi Kawaguchi, Presiden

Jonathan G.

Answered Oct 29, 2021

I charge $210/hour for litigation, and I do not keep retainers. I usually just bill every month to my clients.

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Litigation

Employment Contract

Texas

Asked on Apr 23, 2023

What's the termination clause in an employment contract?

I recently accepted a position at a company and they have given me an employment contract to review. I have been reading through the contract and noticed a section regarding termination. However, I am not sure what the termination clause in the contract states and I am hoping to get some clarification from a lawyer. I want to make sure that I understand my rights and obligations before signing the contract.

Curt L.

Answered Apr 28, 2023

Most employment contracts contain (1) termination for cause, and/or (2) termination without cause (also known as at-will employment relationship).

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Litigation

Equipment Purchase Agreement

Texas

Asked on Apr 13, 2022

I need help and justice because the manufacturing company and the vendor company sold me a bad CT scan machine for 67000$ and the machine always stops in between patients and unpredictable and it’s still not working now - I have spent thousands of $$ on repairs and waranties - they are abusing me- I don’t want any other dentist to be abused like this - I need a lawyer with a good heart to help me who isnot money oriented

I need to ask them for refund of half the price of the machine or replace me with a machine which will not give me and my team any psychological stresses for next 5 years - if they don’t want to settle out then we need to go to court and they need to pay my lawyer fees and I won’t be responsible for any of their lawyer fees at any occasion as there will be no justice served - if They lobby and I end up losing more money- most lawyers are expensive and I don’t want to spend for their lawyer- also as I have been cheated with a broken and defective machine and they need to pay for Rejuveneation fees as this machine breakdown has caused me and my team psychological and patient issues too

Kelvin R.

Answered Apr 15, 2022

You have raise serious concerns involving rights under both your transaction documents and Texas law related to your CT scan machine purchase and performance. Texas law protects buyers of goods under well-established warranty theories as well as provisions of the Business & Commerce Code (including prohibitions against deceptive trade practices). You likely have a purchase agreement, guaranty agreement and or a warranty agreement. These are the minimum documents you should review closely to determine if the seller's actions violate terms of any (or all) of these agreements. A good lawyer can help you with your review and analysis. While I think I know what your concern may be in your request for "lawyer with a good heart" who "is not money oriented", lawyers are like any other profession, some better then others, some good and some not as good and attorney fees vary. I suggest you locate one that you believe is ethical and who will aggressively pursue your interest. If so, you will likely find value in the services provided. Our team at Roquemore Skierski PLLC is client-focused, passionate and zealous advocates for our clients. If you wish to speak with us go to www.roqski.com.

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