Uhl, Fitzsimons, Jewett, Burton & Wolff, PLLC

Contact: Joseph Fitzsimons

Phone: 210.829.1660

E-Mail: jfitzsimons@ufjblaw.com

Website: www.ufjblaw.com

Professional Services:

Our goal is to help our clients manage what they own, identify new opportunities, facilitate acquisition and development, and realize their investment in it. At Uhl, Fitzsimons, Jewett & Burton, PLLC we have the knowledge, experience and resources to handle the spectrum of complex legal issues facing property owners in Texas.

Areas of Expertise:

  • Oil, Gas and Mineral Law
  • Commercial Real Estate
  • Farm & Ranch Law
  • Conservation Easements
  • Water & Wind Law
  • Uranium Mining

With nine lawyers, UFJ&B offers its clients the individual attention of a small firm, with the ability to handle complex transactions. More information on each attorney can be found on our website.

Our firm is based in San Antonio and, while our practice carries us to all corners of Texas, our focus is South Texas.

We have served as lead counsel, co-counsel, local counsel, and as a referral for clients seeking representation from Laredo to Corpus Christi to the Rio Grande Valley and all points in between. We have obtained substantial verdicts and settlements in South Texas and have also successfully defended some of the state’s largest land and mineral owners. In addition, our attorneys quite frequently serve as local counsel to out of state attorneys in real estate and commercial transactions involving Texas law.

Credentials:

Please visit our website for a full listing of our attorneys, their current areas of practice and expertise, clients, educational background and professional associations.

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Thomas R. Kelsey Attorney at Law

Contact: Thomas R. Kelsey

Phone: (713) 410-6356

E-Mail: tkelsey@tkelseylaw.com

Website: www.tkelseylaw.com

Professional services:

Conservation easements and general real estate advice

Areas of expertise:

Conservation easements and general real estate work

Credentials:

Washington and Lee BA 1966, University of Texas Law School 1971, on advisory boards of Katy Prairie Conservancy and Houston Board of Nature Conservancy, appointed by Governor to Texas Farm and Ranch Land Conservation Council

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Law Office of Burgess Jackson

Contact: Burgess Jackson

Phone: (512) 699-9012

E-Mail: burgess@conservationlaw.net

Professional services:

Representation of nonprofits and public agencies in conservation transactions, general real estate, and organizational management.

Discount for members of the Texas Land Trust Council.

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James D. Bradbury, PLLC

Contact:  James D. Bradbury

Phone: (512) 343-3626

E-Mail: jim@bradburycounsel.com

Website: www.bradburycounsel.com

Professional services:

Mr. Bradbury has practiced law for more than 20 years representing clients in litigation of all types. Jim’s practice is focused on land, environmental, agriculture, water, and regulatory matters, including conservation easements and eminent domain issues.

Areas of expertise:

Water, Wetland Mitigation and Banking, Water Quality , Land Use, Environmental and Impacts to Real Property from Oil and Gas Production.

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Braun & Gresham, PLLC

Contact: David Braun

Phone: 512-894-5426

E-Mail: dbraun@braungresham.com

Website: www.braungresham.com

Professional services:

David Braun is a land conservation attorney focused on helping clients create and protect value in environmentally sensitive land. Braun & Gresham, PLLC, uses various approaches in real estate, tax and regulatory law to bring incentives to clients who wish to protect their land.

Areas of expertise:

– Buying and selling rural land

– Securing conservation easements

– Sale of development rights

– Conservation development

– Fighting condemnation and takings

– Reducing property taxes

– Limiting landowner liabilities

– Benefitting from mitigation

– Working with land trusts

Visit our website at www.braungresham.com for more information

Client list:

Visit our website at www.braungresham.com for client testimonials and more information.

Primary Customers:

David’s clients form a broad cross-section, from new rural landowners and heritage ranching families, to corporations and conservation developers. Visit our website at www.braungresham.com for client testimonials and more information.

Credentials:

– Braun & Gresham, PLLC (formerly Braun & Associates), a law firm representing owners of rural land

– Certified Texas Senior Property Tax Consultant (TDLR License 10929559)

– Co-Founder, CEO of Plateau Land & Wildlife Management

– Texas State Director and International Vice President, The Nature Conservancy (1988-1995)

– Staff Attorney, Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (1987-1988)

– Doctor of Jurisprudence, The University of Texas School of Law 1987)

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Armstrong Law

Contact: Susan Armstrong

Phone: (512) 277-5454

Email: susan@law-armstrong.com

Website: www.law-armstrong.com

Professional services: Armstrong Law serves land trusts and rural landowners throughout Texas in conservation transactions. Armstrong Law also provides estate planning for landowners.

Areas of expertise: Conservation Easements

Credentials: 

Experience:

– Executive Director, Texas Land Trust Council

– Executive Director, Connemara Conservancy Foundation

– Adjunct Faculty, University of Texas at Austin teaching “Tools for Open Space Conservation”

– Environmental Attorney, Fulbright & Jaworski, LLP

– Environmental Attorney, Attorney General of Texas

– Executive Office of the President, Council on Environmental Quality, Washington DC – Legal Internship

– Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Washington, DC – Legal Internship

Education:

– JD from Tulane Law School, emphasis on Environmental Law

– BA from University of Texas – Environmental Resource Management

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