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5 Common Commercial Leasing Mistakes to Avoid

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December 28, 2018

What was once a dream has turned into a successful business and now it’s time to expand beyond the current space. But before you sign a lease on the first space you visit, try to avoid these five common commercial leasing mistakes. 1. Focusing on aesthetics over need. As an…

The Skinny on Consequential Damages

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December 7, 2018

What are consequential damages and why do they matter? To understand consequential damages, you have to first understand direct damages. Direct damages are those that you’d typically think of as damages for breach of the duties one party owes another. On a breach of contract claim, they would include the…

Tarrant County prosecutors are going after home contractors who don’t finish the job

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November 27, 2018

There are good and bad people in most all fields, construction included. Occasionally hard lessons are learned regarding large upfront deposits and work not completed by unscrupulous contractors who take the money and run. Civil actions against them can be like pouring good money after bad. For those who get…

Firm welcomes Mark D. Johnson as Partner

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October 5, 2018

We’re excited to welcome Mark D. Johnson as Partner. Mr. Johnson has over 26 years of experience representing individuals and businesses, with a practice focusing on business litigation and liability insurance coverage. In addition, Mark has extensive experience with liability insurance claims and enjoys analyzing coverage issues under numerous types of insurance,…

Congratulations to our 2018 Texas Super Lawyers & Rising Stars

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September 19, 2018

Saunders, Walsh & Beard is proud to announce Brantley Saunders, Mark Walsh, Lewis Isaacks, and David Kennedy have been recognized as 2018 Texas Super Lawyers with Jacob Thomas as a Rising Star. About Super Lawyers Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers who have attained a high degree…

Commercial Real Estate Purchase Client Success!

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September 14, 2018

Congratulations to Katie Thiele and one of our clients, a large residential management company, for navigating their 3rd and largest (so far), acquisition of a $14,000,000 apartment complex in East Texas. This commercial real estate purchase transaction included it all—securities counsel, a $10,000,000 loan from a difficult lender, last minute…

Jennifer Pettit Joins Firm as Partner

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August 10, 2018

Saunders, Walsh and Beard welcomes Jennifer Pettit as Partner. Ms. Pettit practices in the area of general business litigation with an emphasis on ad valorem tax litigation. Welcome, Jennifer! Read more about Jennifer here: https://saunderswalsh.com/jennifer-pettit/

Christopher M. Lowry joins Firm as Associate

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July 30, 2018

Christopher M. Lowry joins Saunders, Walsh & Beard with a broad array of transactional and litigation experience reaching back to his time at Baylor Law School. He has obtained successful outcomes representing businesses and individuals in Texas and Federal courts, from small contract disputes to complex federal civil-rights lawsuits under…

David Kennedy Joins Firm as Of Counsel

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July 6, 2018

David M. Kennedy joined Saunders, Walsh & Beard in 2018 as Of Counsel. David’s focus has always been in the preparation and trial of civil disputes. Bringing over 35 years of civil trial litigation experience with him, David will continue to focus on matters headed to the courtroom. David is…

Jacob Thomas to lead Collin County Bar Association’s Civil Litigation/Appellate Section for 2018-2019

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July 5, 2018

Saunders, Walsh & Beard is very proud to announce that Jacob D. Thomas will be leading the Collin County Bar Association’s Civil Litigation/Appellate Section this year. Jacob, a Partner in the firm, will humbly endeavor to ensure the continued success of the Collin County Bar in serving its members and…