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SWB celebrates 7 years representing Collin County and beyond!

March 1, 2019

Today marks 7 years Saunders, Walsh & Beard (SWB) has had the honor of representing the people and businesses of Collin County and beyond. We are blessed to be a part of such a great community.  SWB is a business litigation law firm in McKinney, Texas, founded in 2012 by…

Haley Heinrich Joins Firm as Associate Attorney

February 12, 2019

Saunders, Walsh & Beard is pleased to welcome associate attorney Haley Heinrich to our civil litigation team. A graduate of Texas A&M University School of Law, Haley has been a licensed attorney for five years. Haley is articulate, well-versed in both practice and theory, and has already made significant contributions…

Congratulations to paralegal Shelley Smith on over 20 years of service!

February 8, 2019

Shelley has not only been an integral part of our firm since we opened the doors in 2012, she has also been the right hand (wo)man to founding partner Brantley Saunders for over 20 years. Her knowledge of the paralegal field, coupled with her steadfast devotion to our clients, attorneys,…

Happy Birthday to Partner Mark A. Walsh!

February 6, 2019

Mark Walsh founded Saunders, Walsh & Beard with long-time friend, Brantley Saunders, in 2012. Mark is known as a tenacious litigator and negotiator among his peers and clients and a thoughtful and supportive leader among his employees and coworkers. Above all, Mark is a devoted husband and father. We appreciate…

Calculating Supersedeas Security

January 22, 2019

If a party to a lawsuit wants to appeal the trial court’s judgment, it has to post security in the form of a supersedeas bond to suspend enforcement of the judgment during the appeal.  In Top Cat Ready Mix, LLC v. Alliance Trucking, LP, et al., the Texas Fifth District…

Boot Scootin For Hugs Gala

January 18, 2019

Show your support for a great cause! Join us for the 2019 Hugs Cafe Gala, Boot Scootin’ for Hugs on February 9, as we raise funds to continue providing meaningful employment for adults with special needs. Hugs is thrilled to have Coach Gene Stallings as guest speaker. We look forward…

Hugs Cafe: Creating Purpose for Those with Special Needs

January 10, 2019

“They just want a purpose.” Established in 2013, “Hugs Cafe” is a tangible manifestation of founder Ruth Thompson’s passion for helping people with special needs. While serving as the executive director of “New Day In-Home and Respite Care” in Parker, Colorado, Thompson saw a desperate need for opportunities for adults…

5 Common Commercial Leasing Mistakes to Avoid

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…

Firm welcomes Mark D. Johnson as Partner

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

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…