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Sharon Almaguer

Practice areas:

Real Estate, Business, Wills & Living Wills, Probate, Estate Planning, Trusts, Elder Law, Land Use & Zoning, Family, Guardianship

About Me

An attorney with over twenty five years  of experience, Sharon helps individuals and companies resolve even the most difficult and complex cases in an efficient manner. Sharon has experience assisting clients in a variety of practice areas including residential and commercial real estate, estate planning, probate, guardianship law, elder law, wills and trusts, adoption law, asset protection, corporate and business law, commercial litigation, corporate and LLC formation, franchising, ad valorem tax issues, and collections. Call to discuss your case or legal issue with us today. 

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Languages Spoken: Spanish

Practice Areas

Licensed since 1989

  1. Estate Planning: 10%
    26 years
  2. Probate: 10%
    26 years
  3. Wills & Living Wills: 10%
    26 years
  4. Business: 10%
    26 years
  5. Other: 35%
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Payment

Fees:

Fixed (Sometimes), Retainer (Always), Free Consultation (15 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check

Attorney Endorsements

1 total

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Contact Info

The Almaguer Law Firm

801 East Fern Ave., Suite 139
McAllen, TX, 78501

By Appointment
Port Isabel, TX, 78578

By appointment
Harlingen, TX, 78550

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Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
TXEligible To Practice In Texas 198905/24/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Estrella AwardHispanic Women's Network of Texas2014
Member of the YearHidalgo County Bar Association2006

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
AttorneyDyer & Associates1995 - 2010
AssociateCacheaux Cavazos Newton & Kimball1993 - 1995
AssociateEllis Koeneke & Ramirez1989 - 1991

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Texas Women LawyersImmediate Past President2015 - Present
Leadership TexasMember2014 - Present
Texas Bar FoundationMember2013 - Present
Hidalgo County Bar AssociationPast President2012 - Present
Hidalgo County Bar FoundationPast President2012 - Present
Rio Grande Valley Estate Planning CouncilVice President-Programs2011 - Present
State Bar of Texas, Women in the Profession CommitteeCommittee Member2009 - Present
Texas Women LawyersAt-Large Director/Officer2008 - 2014
Hidalgo County Bar AssociationDirector/Officer2005 - 2011
Hidalgo County Bar FoundationDirector-Officer2005 - 2011
State Bar CollegeMember2003 - Present
State Bar of Texas, Real Estate, Probate and Trust SectionMember1995 - Present
Hidalgo County Bar AssociationMember1989 - Present
State Bar of TexasMember1989 - Present

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
BFI Waste Systems of North America, Inc. v. North Alamo Water Supply Corp., 251 S.W.3d 30 (Tex. 2007)Court upheld judgment in excess of $2,000,000.00 for client
Sharyland Water Supply Corp. v. City of Alton, No. 09-0223, 2011 WL 5042023 (Tex. Oct. 21, 2011)Court upheld judgment in excess of $1,000,000.00 for client

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Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
Construction Lien LawBasics of Construction Law:Players, Warranties, Liens & Bonds2008
Construction Lien Law in TexasConstruction Mechanic's & Materialman's Liens In Texas1999

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Houston Law CenterLawJD - Juris Doctor1989
Texas A&M UniversityManagementB.B.A.1984

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Project You-Finding Focus in Your PracticeEstate Planning/Probate Focus on Legal Substance2011
Construction Lien LawBasics of Construction Law2008
Construction Lien Law in TexasBasics of Construction Law2007
Construction Lien Law in TexasMechanic's & Materialman's Liens1999