P.O. Box 200842
Austin, Texas 78720
(512) 619-8639
Fax (512) 372-1645

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Practice Areas

Our office enjoys handling a wide variety of legal matters including:

  • Commercial / Business litigation (including breach of contract).
  • Mediation services.
  • Complex multi-party litigation.
  • Business and Real Estate Disputes.
  • Construction litigation.
  • Landlord / Tenant disputes.
  • Business torts including fraud and misrepresentation.
  • Personal Injury Litigation.
  • Appellate brief writing and appellate argument.
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution.
  • Medical Malpractice (prosecution and defense).
  • Texas Deceptive Trade Practices Act claims.
  • Negligence.
  • Breach of fiduciary duty.
  • Administrative Law (including representing health care professionals before boards and the State Office of Administrative Hearings “SOAH”).
  • Criminal law defense (federal court).
  • Ad valorem (property) tax disputes.
  • Insurance / Disability disputes and litigation.
  • Real estate title examination and related issues.
  • Real estate contracts and leases.
  • Foreclosures.
  • Will preparation.
  • Creditor's rights.

Significant Case Decisions

The following is a partial listing of reported court decisions (trial and appellate, state and federal) for which attorney Ernest C. Garcia was counsel:
 

  • W.O.H. Enterprises, L.L.C. v. Shiner Moseley and Associates, Inc., 2009 U.S. Dist. Lexis 57008 (S.D. Tex. 2009).
  • In re ASARCO, L.L.C., 2009 Bankr. Lexis 4169 (S.D. Tex. 2009).
  • Javernick v. U.S. Xpress, Inc., 2007 U.S. Dist. Lexis 57083 (W.D. Tex. 2007).
  • Tapia v. Union Pacific Railroad, 2007 U.S. Dist. Lexis 1987 (S.D. Tex. 2007).
  • Alcala v. Cardinal Health, Inc., 2007 U.S. Dist. Lexis 1582 (S.D. Tex. 2007).
  • Fontenot Enterprises, Inc. v. Kronick, 2006 Tex. App. Lexis 8580 (Tex. App. – Houston [14th Dist.] 2006, no pet.).
  • Cameron Appraisal District v. Rourk, 194 S.W.3d 501 (Tex. 2006) (per curiam) which reversed Rourk v. Cameron Appraisal District, 131 S.W.3d 285 (Tex. App. - Corpus Christi 2004).
  • Walsh v. Alief Independent School District, 2004 Tex. App. Lexis 9409 (Tex. App. - Houston [14th Dist.] 2004, no pet.).
  • Travis Central Appraisal District et al. v. Signature Flight Support Corp. et al., 2004 Tex. App. Lexis 5783 (Tex. App. - Austin 2004, no pet.)
  • City of Houston v. Alief, I.S.D. 117 S.W.3d 913 (Tex. App. – Houston [14th Dist.] 2003, no pet.)
  • Kaminetzky v. Houston, I.S.D., 2003 Tex. App. Lexis 7345 (Tex. App. – Houston [14th Dist.]2003, no pet. h.)
  • Hall v. Aldine, I.S.D. and Harris County, 95 S.W.3d 485 (Tex. App. – Houston [1st Dist.] 2002, pet. denied).
  • Conseco Finance Servicing Corp., v. Klein, I.S.D., Harris County, et al., 78 S.W.3d 666 (Tex. App. – Houston [14th Dist.] 2002, no pet.).
  • Nipper-Bertram Trust v. Aldine, I.S.D. Harris County, et al., 76 S.W.3d 788 (Tex. App. – Houston [14th Dist.] 2002, pet. denied).
  • Gore v. Glickman, 137 F.3d 863 (5th Cir. 1998).
  • Pfau v. Reed, 125 F.3d 927 (5th Cir. 1997), cert. granted, judgm’t vacated, 525 U.S. 801, 119 S.Ct. 32 (1998), on remand, 167 F.3d 228 (5th Cir. 1999).
  • Barrera-Montenegro v. U.S. and D.E.A., 74 F.3d 657 (5th Cir. 1996).
  • Garcia v. U.S., 22 F.3d 609 (5th Cir. 1994).
  • U.S. v. NBC Bank-Rockdale, 7 F.3d 63 (5th Cir. 1993).
  • Cooper v. U.S., 897 F.Supp. 325 (W.D. Tex. 1995), aff’d, 85 F.3d 624 (5th Cir. 1996).
  • McElroy v. U.S., 861 F.Supp. 585 (W.D. Tex. 1994).
  • Northwest Healthcare, L.P., v. Sullivan, 793 F. Supp. 724 (W.D. Tex. 1992).

 

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