While attending law school in Houston, Matt studied international law at the University of Leiden School of Law in the Netherlands. in The Hague, Matt was an intern for the United Nations and worked on a trial team at the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia (ICTY) in 2003.
Matt also served as an intern for the chambers of Justice Richard Edelman of the Fourteenth Court of Appeals in Houston in 2004 and was a published member of the South Texas Law Review. He was admitted to the Texas State Bar in November 2004.
In 2013, Matt was selected to become a Fellow with the Texas Bar Foundation.
Matt has a passion for international travel and adventure, having traveled through more than forty countries on five continents. Matt is bilingual, speaking both English and Spanish. He is married and the proud father of one daughter and triplet sons.
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Licensed to practice both in California (1993) and Texas (2011), David is an accomplished attorney with expertise in diverse legal areas and business matters. David has worked extensively within land use and real estate transactions and litigation, business entity creation and governance,
estate planning and estate administration, marketing, sales,
and engineering support.
As Attorney Of Counsel, David focuses on the following:
JD, 1993, University of California, Davis, School of Law
BA, 1990, University of California, Santa Cruz, Political Science
State Bar of Texas & California State Bar Association
Boy Scouts of America
Assistant Scoutmaster/Founder, Troop 72, Scouts BSA 2019
Cubmaster, Cub Scouts Pack 29, 2015-2018
Den Leader, Cub Scouts Pack 79, 2018-2019
Den Leader, Cub Scouts Pack 29, 2014-2015
Ruth is an accomplished business litigator who represents both plaintiffs and defendants in state and federal courts in contract, banking litigation, DTPA claims, and other commercial disputes. She demonstrates courage in the courtroom and wisdom in her case preparation.
As a former construction business owner, she garners trust from her clients when administering transaction advice and provides support when there are litigation claims.
As Attorney Of Counsel, Ruth brings her extensive experience in the following to the table:
Doctor of Jurisprudence. Saint Mary’s Law School, San Antonio, TX, 2006
Master of Arts Sul Ross State University, Alpine, TX, 1999
State Bar of Texas
United States District Court for the Western District of Texas
United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas
Gateway Church Member and Volunteer
YMCA of Austin Member and Supporter
Pennie received her Associate of Arts Degree in Paralegal Studies in 1997.
While obtaining her degree, Pennie was an active member of the Law Association as Secretary and a Phi Theta
Kappa Honor Society member. She is a Dean's List recipient. Pennie was recognized for her work to raise money for legal
services and the community events she held within her communities during the holiday season.
Pennie has a diverse 22-year legal background working in Texas and Washington. She has experience in state, federal, and appellant courts. Pennie is a Notary Public for the State of Texas and a member of the Paralegal Division for the State
Bar of Texas and the Capital Area Paralegal Association.
Pennie has four children, three step-children, and seven grandchildren.
She has a passion for animals, traveling, history, gardening, running, and spending time with her family.