Achieving Perfection—The Basics of Mechanic’s & Materialman’s Liens in Texas

By: Amanda D. Wright             Good work is hard to come by.  The State of Texas has granted mechanics, artisans, and materialmen commonly known as “contractors”) a means to place a lien on buildings and articles made, furnished, or repaired … Continue reading

Appeals court halts Mostyn Hurricane Rita lawsuit, alleged “discovery abuse” at issue

“The Ninth Court of Appeals recently stayed a Hurricane Rita lawsuit brought against the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association, finding temporarily relief should be granted to prevent ‘undue prejudice.’ ” Around a decade ago, plaintiff David James, who is represented by Houston … Continue reading

Construction Law and Litigation

McLeod, Alexander, Powel & Apffel, P.C. provides transactional and litigation services to owners, developers, contractors, subcontractors, material suppliers and their insurers in relation to construction project.  The scope of the Firm’s representation includes advising and assisting clients in the prevention, … Continue reading

MAPA Attorneys Raise Voter Awareness

McLeod, Alexander, Powel & Apffel, P.C. attorneys Jocelyn A. Holland and Amanda D. Wright increased voter awareness and presented Texas Young Lawyers Association’s Vote America Project to Ball High School seniors in Galveston, Texas. The voter registration deadline for the … Continue reading