The foundation of our law firm is simple: we hire good people with superb legal skills, who will put those skills to work for our clients. It is from that foundation that the firm has become a leading full-service law firm in South Texas. The firm has an established reputation for professionalism, public service, and a diverse, growing, and energetic practice.
Our attorneys handle litigation and business transactions in the Rio Grande Valley, and in other parts of Texas. The geographical focus of our practice is roughly the area south of a line from Laredo to San Antonio to Corpus Christi. The firm represents individuals, estates, trusts, large and small corporations, banks, realtors, title insurance companies, developers, contractors, insurers, foundations, nonprofit organizations, English and Spanish language radio and television stations, newspapers and governmental entities, including cities, counties, public utility districts and school districts.
Most of the firm’s lawyers either were born and raised in South Texas or have been practicing law here for at least a dozen years. So whether you or your business calls South Texas home or whether you see our area of Texas as an unfamiliar, remote outpost, you can have confidence that we are uniquely positioned to advise you on the right legal course of action for your lawsuit or business transaction in South Texas.
Atlas, Hall & Rodriguez, LLP, with its offices in McAllen and Brownsville, is the largest law firm in the Rio Grande Valley of Texas. Our widely diversified general civil practice includes the following practice areas:
Litigation and Dispute Resolutions
Our litigation and dispute resolution section represents a wide variety of clients, from the small entrepreneur to the large, publicly traded corporation, to various governmental entities, including school districts, to insurance carriers and their insureds.
Business and Corporate Law
Our business and corporate attorneys provide legal representation in areas ranging from the formation of a simple partnership or corporation to handling complicated business acquisitions and shareholder disputes.
Real Estate and Banking & Financial Services
The firm’s attorneys have experience handling legal issues in connection with a variety of commercial, residential and farm and ranch real estate transactions, from standard real estate closings to legal issues in connection with complex multi-party land development deals. The firm has experience in the legal aspects of structuring joint ventures and other business entities that participate in real estate and other business transactions. Firm attorneys also advise banks and other financial institutions regarding the legal issues concerning loans, secured transactions, banking procedures, collections, and restructuring.
Our attorneys provide our clients with a wide range of legal representation in matters as diverse as addressing the duty to defend and prosecuting declaratory judgments to providing representation to insureds in all types of litigation.
Employment and Labor Law
Our lawyers counsel clients in varied employment law issues, including drafting and enforcement issues regarding employment agreements, non-compete and non-disclosure agreements, preparation of employee handbooks, legal advice regarding obligations of the employer related to wage and hour issues and employee discipline and termination, and litigation of discrimination, wrongful termination and other claims.
Wills, Trust and Estate Planning
The firm’s estate planning attorneys are respected in South Texas and provide an array of services to individuals, families, trusts, estates and closely-held businesses. Legal advice and representation is provided in regard to wealth preservation strategies and the legal aspects of protecting property and assets.
Government and Public Affairs
Our attorneys have experience representing governmental entities, cities, school districts, and state agencies on a wide range of legal matters, including compliance with state and federal laws, ethical issues, civil service, public finance issues and election law issues.
Bankruptcy and Creditors’ Rights
Atlas, Hall & Rodriguez, LLP attorneys provide litigation and counseling expertise in the area of bankruptcy and creditors’ rights to meet the needs of our large and diverse clientele. From the basic to the complex, Atlas, Hall & Rodriguez, LLP has experience in representing creditors incorporate, agricultural and individual bankruptcy cases. The broad commercial and litigation experience of our attorneys permit us to provide our clients with legal advice and representation for the wide-ranging issues and actions that may arise in insolvency proceedings.
Pro Bono Matters
The firm provides countless hours of legal support to non-profit organizations, including advising them on gifts and bequests, real estate purchases and leases, contracting and procurement, and employment law issues.
For over 50 years, Atlas, Hall & Rodriguez, LLP, has been providing quality, trusted legal advice to its clients on a wide range of topics. The firm was born here, our attorneys and staff live here, and our experience uniquely positions us to counsel our clients and provide solutions to legal matters that arise in South Texas.
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