J. Brantley Saunders

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J. Brantley Saunders

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J. BRANTLEY SAUNDERS
SAUNDERS, WALSH & BEARD
Craig Ranch Professional Plaza
6850 TPC Drive
Suite 210
McKinney, TX 75070
Office: (214) 919-3555
eFax: (214) 615-9019
E-mail: Brantley@saunderswalsh.com
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Brantley Saunders is a real estate litigation attorney in McKinney, TX, specializing in civil and commercial litigation, who has been helping individuals and businesses solve legal issues for over 20 years. His experience in over 25 jury trials helps focus his clients on the important issues to attack. It also allows him to see the issues in advance and avoid litigation when possible. Setting out a plan for success in litigation or transactional work is his bread and butter. Real estate, business entities, insurance, personal injury and mediation are his primary areas of focus.

Areas of Practice

Real Estate

Business Law

  • Contracts/ Leases
  • Partnerships
  • Business Expansion
  • Buy/ Sells
  • TABC Licensing

Construction

  • Insurance / Commercial Litigation
  • Construction defect litigation
  • Premises liability
  • Personal injury/ Property damage
  • Governmental disputes/ Eminent domain

Commercial Litigation

Civil Trial Law

Mediation

  • Qualified Mediator assisting parties in civil dispute resolution

Insurance

  • Analysis
  • Litigation

 

Education and Licenses

1988 – University of Texas (B.A.Business Administration)
1991 – Southern Methodist University School of Law (Juris Doctorate)
1991 – State Bar of Texas (Licensed in All Texas State and Federal Courts)

Honors

Super Lawyers (Thomson Reuters)

 

AV® Preeminent Rating by Martindale Hubbell

  • Peer and client ratings at the highest level of professional excellence

Representative Cases

  • Tried over 25 jury trials to verdict.
  • Defense judgment in multi-million dollar demand construction defect case alleging defective plumbing in multi-million dollar home.
  • Multiple jury verdicts in premises defect cases.
  • Successful defense in jury trial of commercial real estate project
  • Multiple settlements in car accident cases
  • Business leases, sales, contracts and expansions
  • Multiple closings on new businesses and real estate

Published cases:

  • New Times, Inc. d/b/a Dallas Observer, et. al. v. Wamstad, 106 S.W.3d 916
  • In re Gerald C. Marshall, No. 2-07-314-CV, 2007 WL 2963832
  • Wyckoff v. George C. Fuller Contracting Co. and Jayne Brown West, No. 05-10-00852-CV, 2011 WL 6369778, __ S.W.3d ___

Interests

Brantley has enjoyed coaching youth sports (son’s baseball team 7 years and daughters softball team), has served on the Board of Wylie Baseball and Softball Association and Collin County Boys & Girls Club. Brantley is also President of the Board of Directors of the Craig Ranch Professional Plaza Condominium Association, Inc.