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The founder and managing shareholder of The Strong Firm P.C., Bret has been a resident and an active community leader in The Woodlands, Texas for over 25 years and have been active in oil and gas and contracting for over 30 years. He spent 11 years with Shell Oil Company in areas of contracting, finance, and information services prior to becoming licensed in the legal field and establishing his practice in The Woodlands in 1996. Bret enjoys participating in all sorts of outdoor sporting activities, including skiing, running, biking, and swimming. He competes in triathlons and is a three-time Ironman triathlon finisher.


Languages spoken: French, German, Spanish

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Practice areas


  1. Real Estate: 34%
  2. Oil & Gas: 33%
  3. Business: 33%



Hourly ($400-425/hour)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Gilbert G. Garcia

    I endorse Bret. All-around good man, Honorable, straight-shooter, hard worker, unsurpassed knowledge of the law, attentive to detail.


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Contact info

The Strong Firm P.C.

Two Hughes Landing
1790 Hughes Landing Blvd. - Suite 200
The Woodlands, TX, 77380


TXEligible To Practice In Texas 199610/19/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Best Attorney and Law FirmWoodlands Online2015
Home Town HeroThe Woodlands2014
Best Attorney and Law FirmWoodlands Online2014
Best Attorney and Law FirmWoodlands Online2013
Best Attorney and Law FirmWoodlands Online2012
Best Attorney and Law FirmWoodlands Online2011
Best Attorney and Law FirmWoodlands Online2010
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Contracts ManagerShell Oil Company1985 - 1996
Association namePosition nameDuration
Energy Section - The Woodlands BarChairman2015 - Present
Leadership Montgomery CountyBoard Member2014 - Present
The Woodland Area Chamber of CommerceChairman of the Board2008 - 2009
Montgomery County United WayBoard Member2007 - 2009
Woodlands Bar AssociationFounding Board Member2005 - 2008
South Montgomery County YMCAChairman of the Board2003 - 2005
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
One Billion Dollar Credit FacilityClosed and actively being managed
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
South Texas College of LawN/ADoctor of Jurisprudence/Juris Doctor (J.D.)1995
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Young Professionals LuncheonConnecting to Client's In The Woodlands2015