Contact Us

Online Process

All inquiries, new clients, and new cases are confidentially accepted online. Replies to inquiries will be preliminary (not a formal consultation or legal opinion) that may come from a legal assistant.

The online consultation process is easy, efficient, and popular with clients. After an email exchange and review of your documents, an optional call is available.

If you know exactly what you want (a warranty deed, for instance) then you may bypass the initial consultation and go straight to a document request. However, complex matters require an initial consultation.

See answers to frequently asked questions.

“David offers old-fashioned professionalism with a modern approach.”

Legal Fees

No fees are incurred at the initial inquiry stage but there is a charge for consultations. A $250 introductory consult fee is available to most new clients. Matters in excess of $1M are excluded. In such cases the consult fee is $450 (our regular hourly rate).

After the initial consultation, most legal fees are flat fees rather than hourly. Our goal is total transparency as to our  fee schedule.

“David is an incredibly knowledgeable and thorough attorney. His process is efficient and straightforward, and his guidance is superb.”

Matters We Do Not Handle

We are NOT a title company and do not offer closings, title insurance, or escrow services.

We do NOT provide tax advice so please consult your CPA.

We are NOT accepting new lawsuits or litigation due to a full schedule.

We do NOT accept real estate representation if the contract is already signed.

Client Inquiry Form

When and where do events occur? Who is involved? Is the case residential or commercial? Is litigation pending? What is the dollar amount involved? Also, what is the goal of your inquiry? A consultation? Document preparation or review? Transactional representation? LLC formation? Asset protection planning?

Please limit your initial inquiry to around 200 words. We can gather more detail and documents later.



Please double check the accuracy of your email address

Our preliminary response is without charge but there is a fee for any consultation that may follow.

Please limit your case summary to around 200 words.

*I unconditionally accept and agree to the terms of service set forth at Fees & Policies. I understand that these apply to all inquirers and clients without exception in lieu of individual fee agreements or engagement letters.

You must agree to this law firm’s terms and conditions in order to proceed.

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Additional Contact Information

All inquiries, new clients, and new cases are processed exclusively by means of the Client Inquiry Form, not by phone or in the office. For online security reasons (persistent hacking attempts) we do not open online inquiries that are sent directly to our firm’s email address.

Our main phone is (713) 621-3100. Our fax number is (832) 201-5321. But again, we require that the online Client Inquiry Form be used for your initial contact.

For our mailing and physical addresses, see Location.

Fraud Prevention

We require a copy of government-issued photo identification. Fraud is rampant. Be sure you are dealing with our authentic website and not an imitator. Click on to circle back and verify.

Business Hours

Business hours are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. CST, Monday through Friday, holidays excepted. This is how we define a business day for purposes of turnaround, which varies with workload. Evening, weekend, and holiday emails are considered received on the next business day and are placed in our queue accordingly. View our vacation schedule.

Terms of Service

You become our client only after we expressly agree to advise you and we are monetarily retained. Until then, we provide no specific legal advice upon which you may rely and have no obligations regarding your case. These and other terms of service apply to everyone without exception, so please read these policies before engaging us.