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Eric Christopher Opiela

Practice areas:

Construction & Development, Residential, Public Finance & Tax Exempt Finance, Administrative Law, Tax, State, Local And Municipal Law, Election Campaigns & Political Law, Environmental and Natural Resources, Government Contracts, Government

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2003

  1. Public Finance & Tax Exempt Finance: 15%
    12 years, 12 cases
  2. Residential: 15%
    12 years, 20 cases
  3. Construction & Development: 15%
    12 years, 21 cases
  4. Tax: 10%
    11 years, 17 cases
  5. Other: 34%
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Payment

Fees:

Hourly ($200-300/hour), Contingent (30%), Retainer (Sometimes)

Payment Types:

Check

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Contact Info

Opiela Booth PLLC

11673 Jollyville Rd Suite 202

Austin, TX, 78759-4211

Opiela Booth PLLC

11673 Jollyville Rd Suite 202

Austin, TX, 78759-4211

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
TXEligible To Practice In Texas 200305/24/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Texas Agricultrual Lifetime LeadershipTexas Agricultural Extension Service2004
Editor in ChiefAmerican Journal of Criminal Law2002
Senior EditorTexas Review of Law and Politics2002
Phi Beta KappaN/A2000
Dean's Distinguished GraduateN/A2000

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
General CounselTexas House of Representatives Urban Affairs Committee2005 - 2005
Managing MemberOpiela Booth PLLC2004 - Present
Federal Judicial Law ClerkUnited States Court of Federal Claims2003 - 2004
Committee Director and CounselTexas House of Representatives Urban Affairs Committee2003 - 2003

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Texas Association of Affordable Housing ProvidersMember2007 - 2007
Texas Water Conservation AssociationMember2007 - 2007
Republican National Lawyers AssociationMember2006 - 2007
Republican Party of TexasBallot Integrity Chairman2006 - 2007
Karnes County Republican PartyChairman2005 - 2007
United States Court of Federal Claims Bar AssociationMember2003 - 2007
Capitol of Texas Rotary ClubCharter Member2002 - 2005
Federalist Society for Law & Public Policy StudiesMember2001 - 2007
Texas CowboysMember2000 - 2007
Friar SocietyPast Abbot1998 - 2007

Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
University of Denver Water Law ReviewThe Rule of Capture in Texas: An Outdated Principle Beyond its Time2002

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Texas School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2002
University of Texas System, AustinHistory / GovernmentBA - Bachelor of Arts2000

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Texas Housing Conference 2007Ad Valorem Taxation of Affordable Housing in Texas2007
Lone Star Water CongressThe Rule of Capture in Texas2006