Joshua Cummings has been a member of Atlas, Hall & Rodriguez, LLP’s estate planning/probate and real estate divisions since 2007. His areas of practice include but are not limited to estate planning, probate, property owners’ associations, bankruptcy, foreclosures, commercial lending and all aspects of real estate. He is board certified in Property Owners Association Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. Besides being a member of the American Bar Association, he serves in leadership positions for the other professional associations with whom he has an affiliation including serving a President of the Hidalgo County Bar Association.
A Texas native, Joshua earned his B.A. and his J.D. from Baylor University. While in law school, he interned for a prominent law firm in Houston. He graduated in 2006 and joined a law practice in McAllen for a year before joining Atlas, Hall & Rodriguez.
Year Joined Organization:
Areas of Practice:
Property Owners’ Associations
Real Estate Law
Board Certified in Property Owners Association Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization
Certified Attorney Ad Litem, Texas Estates Code
U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas, 2007
U.S. District Court Western District of Texas, 2012
Baylor University School of Law, Waco, Texas, 2006
Honors: Order of the Barristers
Area of Concentration: Estate Planning and Probate
Baylor University, Waco, Texas, 2003
“Nature and Use of Letters of Credit” presented at: Atlas, Hall & Rodriguez, LLP Lunch Seminar, August 1, 2012, published through The Summons Newsletter: A Publication of the Hidalgo County Bar Association, October 2012.
“The Aftermath of Creating a Short-Term Rental: Reconciling Restrictions, Governmental Regulation, and Owner Rights” presented at and published through: 41st Annual Advanced Real Estate Law- The State Bar of Texas, July 11-13, 2019.
“Transfer on Death Deeds and Lady Bird Deeds” presented at: Hidalgo County Bar Association- Estate Planning/Probate Section Meeting, April 4, 2019, published through The Summons Newsletter: A Publication of the Hidalgo County Bar Association, April 2019.
Professional Associations and Memberships:
American Bar Association, Real Estate and Probate Sections
College of the State Bar
Hidalgo County Bar Association & Hidalgo County Bar Foundation:
Former President, Treasurer, Director, and
Co-Chair of Real Estate Section
RGV Leadership, Class of 2016
Leadership McAllen, Class XXXIII
RGV Estate Planning Council
Past Employment Positions:
Ellis, Koeneke, & Ramirez, L.L.P., McAllen, Texas
Ford & Mathlason, L.L.P., Houston, Texas