Practice areas

Local Government

Our firm represents municipalities and other governmental entities, such as municipal utility districts and water control and improvement districts, by providing the following services:

  • Governance advice (including Open Meetings Act issues, procedures, rules, and regulations)
  • Condemnation issues and proceedings
  • Regulatory compliance (for both statutory and governmental agencies)
  • Contract review and negotiation (for banking services, personnel or independent contractors, and water supply construction)
  • Financing, including financing from state agencies
  • Collections
  • Formation/creation
  • Real Estate issues, including easements and right-of-ways
  • Compliance issues, including bond ordinances, Texas Public Information Act, and agreements with other local governments
  • Litigation
  • Employee policy handbooks and employment issues
  • Election procedures


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