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4828 Loop Central Drive
Suite 600
Houston, TX 77081
p: 713.844.3400 toll-free: 800.242.9167
f: 713.844.3501
P.O. Box 3064
Houston, TX 77253-3064
  • Margaret Alfred, Attorney

    Margaret Alfred, admitted to bar, 2018, Texas. Preparatory education, Lamar University (B.A., Dean's List, 2013) legal education, Thurgood Marshall School of Law of Texas Southern University (J.D., Dean's List, 2018); Fredric G. Levin College of Law, University of Florida (LL.M. in Taxation, 2019). Recipient: Client Counseling Competition Finalist; Legal Writing CALI Award, 2016. Volunteer: Houston Food Bank, Hurricane Harvey Cleanup; Houston Young Lawyers Association Will-A-Thon, 2018. Julie Rogers Gift of Life 5K. Member: State Bar of Texas.

  • Jeannie L. Andresen, Attorney

    Jeannie L. Andresen, admitted to bar, 2016, Texas; also admitted to practice before U.S. District Court, Eastern, Northern, Southern, and Western Districts of Texas. Preparatory education, University of Nevada – Las Vegas (B.A., 2009); legal education, St. Mary’s University School of Law (J.D., 2015). Member: State Bar of Texas, Houston Association of Young Bankruptcy Lawyers (2017-); American Inns of Court, Moller-Foltz Chapter, Secretary 2020-. Language: Korean. (Resident: Houston, Texas Office).

  • Nicole J. Borchard, Partner

    Nicole J. Borchard, admitted to bar, 2010, Texas. Preparatory education, Texas State University (B.E.S.S., 2004); legal education, Thurgood Marshall School of Law of Texas Southern University (J.D., 2008). Dean's list: 2007; 2008. Member: State Bar of Texas.

  • Laura M. Camarillo, Partner

    Laura M. Camarillo, admitted to bar 1995, Texas. Preparatory education, University of Houston (B.A. 1990); legal education, South Texas College of Law (J.D., 1995). Member: State Bar of Texas.

  • John P. Dillman, Partner

    John P. Dillman, admitted to bar, 1991, Texas; also admitted to practice before U.S. Court of Appeals; Fifth Circuit, U.S. District Court, Southern and Eastern Districts of Texas. Preparatory education, Transylvania University (B.A., with honors, 1987); legal education, Vanderbilt University Law School (J.D., 1991). Recipient: Merit-based Thomas Jefferson Scholarship; American Jurisprudence Award for Contracts; Gold Key Volunteer Award; International Credit Association Houston Author: "Death and (Post-Petition Property) Taxes," American Bankruptcy Institute Journal (February 2011); "Prescription Drug Approval and Terminal Diseases: Desperate Times Require Desperate Measures," 44 Vanderbilt Law Review 925 (1991). Member: Houston and Federal Bar Associations; State Bar of Texas; Houston Volunteer Lawyers Association; Texas Association of Bankruptcy Attorneys; and Houston Bankruptcy Conference.

  • Damon D. Edwards, Partner

    Damon D. Edwards, admitted to bar, 2000, Texas; also admitted to practice before U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas. Preparatory education, Texas A&M University (B.S., 1995); legal education, South Texas College of Law Houston (J.D., 1999). Editorial Board, Texas Bar Journal, 2009-12. Member: State Bar of Texas (Director, 2009-12); College of the State Bar of Texas; National Bar Association; Houston Lawyers Association (President, 2004-05); Texas Bar Foundation (Director, 2011-12).

  • Tanya F. Eriksson-Wood, Partner

    Tanya F. Eriksson-Wood, admitted to bar, 1995, Texas; 2015, Oregon. Preparatory education, Texas A&M University (B.B.A., cum laude, 1991; M.B.A., 1993); legal education, South Texas College of Law Houston (J.D., 1995). Member: State Bar of Texas; Oregon State Bar.

  • Tara L. Grundemeier, Partner

    Tara L. Grundemeier, admitted to bar, 2002, Texas; also admitted to practice before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit; U.S. District Court for the Northern, Southern, Eastern and Western Districts of Texas; U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado.  Preparatory education, University of Houston (B.S. Psychology, 1994; B.S. Political Science, 1996); legal education, Thurgood Marshall School of Law of Texas Southern University (J.D., magna cum laude, 2002).  Recipient: American Jurisprudence Award for academic excellence in Commercial Law, 2001.  Listed in Who’s Who Among American Law Students, 2000.  Recipient: President’s Award - Houston Bar Association, 2019.  Member: the American Bankruptcy Institute, the American Bar Association, the Houston Bar Association, the International Women’s Insolvency & Restructuring Confederation and the State Bar of Texas Bankruptcy Section. Fellow: Texas State Bar Foundation. Committee Member: Houston Bar Association’s Lawyers for Literacy, Lawyers for a Beautiful Houston and the LGBTQ+ Committee.

  • James P. Harris, Partner

    James P. Harris, admitted to bar, 1996, Texas; 2012, Colorado; 2014, Virginia. Preparatory education, University of Texas at Austin (B.A., 1988); legal education, University of Houston Law Center (J.D., 1993). Fraternity: Phi Delta Phi. Member: Houston and Colorado Bar Associations; State Bar of Texas.

  • Angelica Hernandez, Partner

    Angelica Hernandez, admitted to bar, 1996, Texas; also admitted to practice before U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas. Preparatory education, University of Iowa (B.A., Communication Studies/Spanish, 1989); legal education, University of Iowa College of Law (J.D., 1993). Recipient: Consejo Legales Award, Hispanic Bar Association of Houston, 2010; 2011; President's Award, 2013; President's Award, Houston Bar Association, 2014; President's Merit Award, State Bar of Texas, 2014; Attorney of the Year Award, Linebarger Goggan Blair & Sampson, LLP, 2014. Member: Houston Bar Association (Judicial Polls Committee, 2013-14; Ambassador, 2013-15; Co-Chair, Hay Center Committee, 2014-15; Co-Chair, IDEA Committee, 2015-17); State Bar of Texas (Board of Directors, 2016-; Board of Directors, Hispanic Issues Section, 2012-15); Hispanic Bar Association of Houston (President, 2002-03); Mexican American Bar Association of Houston (President, 2012-13; Board of Directors, 2013-); Mexican American Bar Association of Texas (Treasurer, 2011-); Hispanic National Bar Association (Deputy Regional President, 2002-). Fellow: Texas Bar Foundation.

  • Richard Hill, Partner

    Richard Hill, admitted to bar, 1986, Texas; also admitted to practice before U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas. Preparatory education, Florida State University (B.S., 1978); legal education, Thurgood Marshall School of Law of Texas Southern University (J.D., 1981). Assistant County Attorney, Harris County, Texas, 1986-2002. Judge, Civil Court at Law #1, Harris County, Texas, Feb. 2000 - Nov. 2000. Member: Houston Bar Association; State Bar of Texas.

  • Deanna L. Longo, Partner

    Deanna L. Longo, admitted to bar, 1992, Texas; also admitted to practice before U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit; U.S. District Court, Northern, Southern, Eastern and Western Districts of Texas. Preparatory education, Rice University (B.A., English/Legal Studies, 1987); legal education, University of Houston Law Center (J.D., 1991). Member: State Bar of Texas; Houston Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys.

  • E. Derick Mendoza, Partner

    E. Derick Mendoza, admitted to bar, 2002, Texas; also admitted to practice before U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas. Preparatory education, Texas A&M University (B.B.A., Marketing, 1997); legal education, South Texas College of Law Houston (J.D., 2001); professional certificate in Innovation and Entrepreneurship from Stanford University (2018). Former U.S. Army Reserve JAG Corps  (MAJ.). Recipient: Most Outstanding Junior Officer, Reserve Officers Association, Texas Chapter, 2010; National Finalist, Major General Strom Thurmond Award, Reserve Officers Association, 2011; Two-time recipient of the Meritorious Service Medal (MSM), 2011 and 2015; Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal, 2011. Member: Houston Bar Association Ambassador (2019-2021); Texas Bar Foundation Fellow; Houston Lawyer Magazine, Editorial Board Member; People Caring for the Community (“PCCI”), Member/Benefactor (Legacy Leaf Member) and Former Board Member; Phi Alpha Delta legal Fraternity, International.

  • Norman J. Nelson, Partner

    Norman J. Nelson, admitted to bar, 1984, Texas; also admitted to practice before U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit; U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas. Preparatory education, Tuskegee University (B.S., 1973); University of Northern Colorado (M.A., 1975); legal education, Thurgood Marshall School of Law of Texas Southern University (J.D., 1984). Former Assistant City Attorney, Houston, Texas. Member: Houston Bar Association; State Bar of Texas. (U.S. Air Force Reserve, ret).

  • Edward J. (Nick) Nicholas, Partner

    Edward J. (Nick) Nicholas, admitted to bar, 1992, Texas; also admitted to practice before U.S. Supreme Court; U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit; U.S. District Court, Northern, Southern, Eastern and Western Districts of Texas; U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Northern, Southern, Eastern and Western Districts of Texas. Preparatory education, Del Mar College (A.A., 1987); Texas A&M University at Corpus Christi (B.A., Finance, cum laude, 1989); legal education, South Texas College of Law Houston (J.D., cum laude, 1991). Member: Houston Bar Association; State Bar of Texas. (U.S. Navy, Honorable Discharge, 1989).

  • Herbert Alonzo (Trey) Stone III, Partner

    Herbert Alonzo "Trey" Stone III, admitted to bar, 2003, Texas; 2021, Michigan; also admitted to practice before U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas. Preparatory education, Morehouse College (B.A., 1999); legal education, Thurgood Marshall School of Law of Texas Southern University (J.D., cum laude, 2003). Member: State Bar of Texas.

  • Charles A. (Chip) Sutton, Partner

    Charles A. "Chip" Sutton, admitted to bar, 1991, Texas; 1992, New Mexico (inactive). Preparatory education, University of Texas at Austin (B.B.A., 1988); legal education, Southern Methodist University School of Law (J.D., 1991). Member: State Bar of Texas; Texas Association of Assessing Officers.