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Texas Mechanic’s and Materialman’s Liens

April 10, 2020

Texas law protects the interests of general contractors, subcontractors, and suppliers by providing them with lien rights against construction projects, but the law is complex and there are many hurdles to overcome in order for a claimant to perfect its lien. Chapter 53 of the Texas Property Code is the…

The Families First Coronavirus Response Act

March 24, 2020

On April 2, 2020 the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (H.R. 6210) takes effect and will remain in place until December 31, 2020. The two major provisions of the Act are the Emergency Paid Sick Leave Act and the Emergency Family and Medical Leave Expansion Act.  Both provide paid leave…

Coronavirus Update: Our Commitment to our Clients & Employees

March 17, 2020

At Saunders, Walsh & Beard, we are carefully monitoring the current novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. Our goal is to ensure business continuity in order to meet our clients’ needs throughout this period by taking appropriate measures regarding the health and safety of our clients as well as all members of…

Legislative Changes to 18.001 and What it Means to You

October 24, 2019

It’s fall in an odd-numbered year and that means only one thing in Texas–lawyers have a whole host of new and updated rules to learn after the recent legislative session. One of the most substantive changes occurred in Chapter 18.001 of the Civil Practice and Remedies Code. In the good…

Congratulations to our 2019 Texas Super Lawyers!

September 13, 2019

Saunders, Walsh & Beard is proud to announce J. Brantley Saunders, Mark A. Walsh, Lewis L. Isaacks, Alexander N. Beard, and David M. Kennedy as 2019 Texas Super Lawyers. About Super Lawyers Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers who have attained a high degree of peer recognition…

Can I Sue My Home Builder for Shoddy Workmanship?

August 12, 2019

Jacob Thomas, a top-rated construction litigation attorney with Saunders, Walsh & Beard, weighs in on residential construction defect claims with Super Lawyers. Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. Mr. Thomas has been recognized as a Texas Rising…

SWB Welcomes Associate Skye Mileger to Civil Litigation Team

August 7, 2019

Skye Mileger has been a great addition to the Saunders, Walsh & Beard family. Skye is extraordinarily efficient, demonstrates outstanding research and writing skills, and interacts with other lawyers and clients like a seasoned lawyer. We are lucky to have her on our team. Welcome, Skye! Read more about Skye…

“Dinosaur” Lawyers Successfully Obtain Dinosaur Insurance Recovery

August 6, 2019

Congratulations to Saunders, Walsh & Beard’s client, The Dinosaur Company (a division of Billings Productions), for obtaining full insurance benefits for the loss of 21 of its dinosaur replicas in North Carolina due to Hurricane Florence. The insurer for the Dinosaur Company initially filed the claim for the loss, and…

June 4, 2019

Today marks the first day of SWB’s 2019 Summer Internship Program and as such we welcome our interns, Mr. Zack McConnell and Ms. Meera Sam. Mr. McConnell attends Cornell University and is pursuing a Bachelor of Science Degree in Industrial and Labor Relations. Ms. Sam attends the University of Texas…

Chapman Bauerlein Joins Firm as Associate Attorney

May 8, 2019

Saunders, Walsh & Beard welcomes associate attorney Chapman Bauerlein to our civil litigation team. Chapman worked with excellent lawyers before joining our firm and is experienced beyond his years. He is capable of jumping into the middle of the most challenging cases and immediately contributing. Since joining the firm in April, Chapman…