Residential Commercial Real Estate Expert Witness

Provides Opinion & Testimony In:

Licensed Real Estate Broker, Brokerage, Development Real Estate Construction, Feasibility Analysis, Market Evaluations Development for Real Estate Acquisition, Buyers Tenant Representation in Real Estate Acquisition, Seller Owner Representation in Real Estate Sales Leasing, commercial residential brokerage practices industry standards, ethical conduct of brokers in relation statutory ethical codes industry trade association ethical codes, TREC legal Ethics update course, Real Estate Development, Contract Law Finance, industry standards of residential commercial construction contract administration construction practices, Premises Liability Issues, Property Management, Commercial Leases, Owner Builder Developer


2006-7, Master’s in Liberal Arts, St. Edwards University (Graduate in 2007)
2007, Author & Instructor – “Water Rights in Texas – What Licensees Must Know”
2005-7, Certified Instructor – Promulgated Texas Real Estate Comm. Legal/Ethics Course
2003-8, Author & Instructor, “Mediate, Arbitrate, Litigate”- Texas Real Estate Comm.-MCE
2003-8, Certified Instructor – Texas Real Estate Commission in all required courses
2002-7, Certified Instructor – Professional Standards Training, National Assn. of Realtors
2000-7 Certified Instructor – National Association of Realtors Code of Ethics Training
1992, Graduate of the Dispute Resolution Center, Austin, Texas, Mediation Training 64 hours
1976, Graduate of the Mortgagebanque Real Estate School, Houston 64 hours
1974, Graduate of the University of Texas at Austin, BBA Finance

Awards. Approvals, and Appointments

2007 Peacemaker Award, Dispute Resolution Center

Presenter/lecturer at the Texas State Historical Association’s convention session titled “Water Rights in Texas From the Gilded Age to Ike”

Graduate Council of St. Edward’s University Graduate School, Master of Liberal Arts, Student Representative

Presenter at St. Edward’s University MLA Symposium – “Bells and Belfries: Control or Comfort for the Indians of the San Antonio Missions.”

Chairman’s Special Award for Distinguished Service, Austin Board of Realtors.

Texas Education Program of the Year for Big Cities for “Mediate, Arbitrate, Litigate”,

Lectures/Panels at Graduate Schools or Law Schools

Lecturer at Concordia University Undergraduate School for the “Ethical Dilemmas and Decisions in Criminal Justice”, 2007
Lecturer St. Edwards University Business Graduate School, “Board of Director’s Governance Policy”, 2007
Lecturer St. Edwards University Graduate School, “Perspectives of Time”, 2006 & 2007
Lecturer St. Edwards University Business Graduate School, “Organizational Ethics”, 2005
Panelist St. Edwards University Business Graduate School, “Business Ethics”, 2002
Judge, Amcn. Bar Assn. Dispute Resolution Mediation Competition, U.T. Law School, 2001

Professional Appointments and Elected Positions

Chairman of the Board of the Austin Board or Realtors, 2007
Austin Central Texas Real Estate Information Service, Inc. Board of Directors, 2006-2007
Secretary Treasurer of the Austin Board of Realtors, 2005
Ombudsman of the Texas Realtors Association, Region 15, 2005-2008
Board of Directors of the Austin Board of Realtors 2002-2008
Chairman of the Grievance (Ethics) Committee 2002, 2003 ABOR

Professional Standards Committee 2004-2007 ABOR
Chairman of the Ethics Appeal Hearing Tribunals 2002-2007 ABOR

Licenses, Professional Associations and Memberships
Real Estate Broker’s License in Texas since 1978, Austin Board of Realtors, Texas Assn. of Realtors, National Assn. of Realtors, Texas Real Estate Teacher’s Association.
Life Member of the Texas Catholic Historical Society
Member of the Texas State Historical Association

Business Experience Overview

Owner/Builder/Manager of:  22  major real estate projects since 1978, value $100,000,000+.
Participant as owner/broker in: 2,000+ real estate closings, residential and commercial, 325 commercial leases (over 1,000,000 s.f.), and 50 major construction/permanent loan closings

Business Experience Detail

1974-1976     Texas Manufacturers Association, Assistant to the President
1977-1991     Real Estate Development, Management, and Consulting

The following properties were planned, developed, constructed, financed, sold, and managed by various limited partnerships: List available upon request.

1987 to Date Active Broker in Commercial & Residential Real Estate in Texas Owner’s Representative in Construction Projects; Expert Witness Consultation

Recent Highlights:

Available upon request

Other Awards and Professional Accomplishments

1966, Eagle Scout Award, Boy Scouts of America
1969, Austin Area Kiwanis Education Award
1971, President, Phi Kappa Tau
1972, Round Up Chairman, University of Texas
1972-1974, Affiliated with Phi Gamma Delta Fraternity
1972, Elected Cactus Goodfellow
1972 & 1973, Elected President of the Interfraternity Council at the University of Texas
1973, Elected to Omicron Delta Kappa
1973, Who’s Who in Student Leaders in America
1973, Outstanding Young Men of America
1987 & 1988, President of Lynn Park Civic Association
1987-1992, Board of Directors Texas Longhorn Club in Houston
1987-1989, Board of Directors Texas Exes
1987-1991, Chairman of the Louis Pearce Bar B Que
2002-2003, Lecturer at Ethics Training, Austin Board of Realtors
2003, Lecturer at Board of Directors Training, Austin Board of Realtors
1999-2003, Member of Grievance Committee, Austin Board of Realtors, 10 hearings
2001-2007, Pro-Bono Mediator for ABOR
2001-2008 , Elected to the Board of Directors of the Austin Board of Realtors
2005, Elected Secretary-Treasurer of the Austin Board of Realtors
2002-2003, Co-Chair of the Ethics Committee, Austin Board of Realtors
2002-2003 , Chair of the Ethics Appeal Hearing Tribunals, Austin Board of Realtors, 3 times
2002-2004 , ABOR Board Task Forces: Chair,Audit Selection; Member, Investment Advisory; Chair, Seller’s Disclosure; Member, Facilities; Member, Conflict of Interest
2004, Guest Speaker at Coldwell Banker’s Austin Education Facility – Seller’s Disclosure Notice Lecture
2004,2006 , Guest Speaker at John Horton’s Realty World Breakfast – Seller’s Disclosure
Notice Lecture
2004,2005, Member of Professional Standards Committee, 15 + hearings
2005 , Appointed Ombudsman for the Texas Association of Realtors Region 15
2005, Lecturer at Ethics and Professional Standards Training, ABOR
2005, Chairman of Professional Standards Hearings
2007, Guest speaker at The Women’s Council of Realtors Legal Update.
2007, Guest speaker at Coldwell Banker’s Legal Update.
2007, Presenter and Emcee of the Most Worthy Citizen Award given to Jody Conradt of the University of Texas Women’s Basketball Team.


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Other Testimony

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