George B. Slade PLLC, Attorney at Law

Recent Case History for George B. Slade, PLLC

  • Current representation of a buyer in a specific performance and damages case pending in arbitration, seeking to enforce a $35 Million contract for the sale of multiple properties in Texas
  • Successful resolution of a personal assault case on behalf of a Defendant, for less than anticipated defense costs, whithin 25 days of service of the petition
  • Successful result in a defamation case for the Plaintiff, a case in which Plaintiffs rarely prevail
  • Successful resolution for a solvent debtor of a deficiancy claim in excess of $19 Million, settled for a five-figure sum, paid over sixty months
  • Multi-week arbitration in a construction dispute concerning the design and construction of an 8-figure home on Lake Austin
  • Resolution of a partnership dispute, on the Sunday night before trial, concerning a partnership developing 4000 plus single-family home sites in Williamson County, just north of Travis County
  • Representation of an automobile wholesaler sued for loan fraud, simultaneously under indictment for loan fraud
  • Successful representation of a single father, left as the sole parent of two young girls, after the mother abandoned the family
  • Resolution of 26 out of 29 pending lawsuits against a collateral-based lender and developer following the collapse of the capital markets in 2008
  • Resolution of a dispute, appealed through the Texas Supreme Court against the City of Austin, clearing the way for development of retail space in the Barton Creek Watershed
  • Restructure and acquisition of additional collateral on behalf of a private lender on an income-producing project in Corpus Christi, Texas
  • Restructure and acquisition of control of an entity debtor, on behalf of a private lender, on collateral (ranch property) in West Texas
  • Structured agreement for a U.S. investor for proprietary oil field technology in the Eagle Ford Formation
  • Temporary Injunction against an oil and gas promoter on behalf of an out of state investor
  • Derivative action, on behalf of limited partners, arising from general partner's self dealing in pledging assets to himself
  • Real estate fraud and breech of fiduciary duty against an oil and gas promoter that took a mid-six-figure investment to purchase existing leases then disappeared
  • Representation of a local developer in structuring a partnership to build an industrial campus in the Eagle Ford, including deal structure with the principals through contracts with the end users
  • Successful defense of a specific performance claim, freeing up a $10 Million tract for commercial development

Additional Highlights

  • Civil trial practice
  • Complex commercial and real estate transactions
  • Multiple arbitrations, including multi-week proceedings
  • Multiple mediations on both sides of the docket
  • Matters handled in various states, and in more than 50 Texas counties
  • 30+ years trial experience, 29 as first chair, 24 years as a principal (as of 2016)
  • Highest rating in Martindale-Hubbell Review for nearly 20 years
  • Member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • Practice includes high-level focus on representation of privately-held entrepreneurial entities, real estate development concerns, contractors, owners, and high net worth individuals and families
  • Individualized, custom representation with all matters handled by a first chair principal and no "volume" representation
  • Significant experience including court experience, large firm practice, and boutique practice for sophisticated consumers of legal services

George B. Slade is located in the Austin, Texas, Westlake Hills area and practices litigation, consultation and other legal services in the State of Texas, including: Travis County, Williamson County, Hays County, Bastrop County, Harris County, Dallas County, Fayette County and Tom Green County.

 

 

The Law Offices of George B. Slade located at 5000 Bee Cave Road, Suite 106, Austin, Texas 78746
Trial Lawyer w 30+ Years Experience
 
The Law Offices of George B. Slade located at 5000 Bee Cave Road, Suite 106, Austin, Texas 78746
Million Dollar Advocates Forum
 

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The Law Offices of George B. Slade located at 5000 Bee Cave Road, Suite 106, Austin, Texas 78746
Client Distinction Award