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I specialize in litigation and governmental work for cities and counties in Texas.  My firm handles roughly 85% of all civil cases filed by Texas local governments to enforce anti-dumping and pollution laws. 


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Practice areas


  1. State & Local Law: 25%
    10 years, 500 cases
  2. Environmental: 25%
    7 years, 90 cases
  3. Probate: 20%
    10 years, 50 cases
  4. Oil & Gas: 15%
    10 years, 10 cases
  5. Wills: 15%
    10 years, 300 cases



Contingent (33-40%)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Lauren Ashley Harris

    I endorse this lawyer. Mr. Ray is an exceptional attorney and his practice is a fundamental part of the Greenville community.


    Lauren Harris Insurance Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Matthew Alan Elwell

    I endorse Daniel for his practice in Wills and Estates. There is no one more capable of handling your Estate matters than Daniel. Daniel, along with his staff and fellow associates, will guide you through the sometimes complicated and difficult area of law that is wills. You are in good hands.


    Matthew Elwell Criminal defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

2608 Stonewall St
PO Box 1353
Greenville, TX, 75403-1353


TXEligible To Practice In Texas 200407/16/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Environmental Investigative Individual Service AwardTexas Environmental Law Enforcement Association2013
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AssociateScott, Money & Ray, PLLC2008 - Present
AssociateMarshall White LLP2008 - 2008
AssociateWilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP2006 - 2008
AssociateHartline, Dacus, Barger, Dreyer & Kern, L.L.P.2004 - 2006
AssociateCountrywide Mortgage Servicing2002 - 2004
Association namePosition nameDuration
Texas Environmental Law Enforcement AssociationN/A2011 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Friddle v. FisherAppellate court victory for client
Fisher v. FriddleSupreme Court victory for client
Koen vs. World Combat League$0 settlement for defense client
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Publication nameTitleDate
Greenville Herald BannerCan consent to sex at 17, but still be in trouble2013
Greenville Herald BannerLegal to record phone calls in Texas2013
Greenville Herald BannerBoundary issues bring forth serious concerns2013
Greenville Herald BannerAdverse possession allowed under certain circumstances2012
Greenville Herald BannerCheck insurance before disputing ticket validity2012
Greenville Herald BannerDefining probation testimony by witnesses2012
Greenville Herald BannerBasically legal to move through intersection at yellow light2012
Greenville Herald BannerInterest charged on employees' money could cause penalties2012
Greenville Herald BannerWill distribution creates many questions2012
Greenville Herald BannerFarm trucks, trailers should meet specific requirements2012
Greenville Herald BannerU-turns legal with few exceptions2012
Greenville Herald BannerKeeping space around handicapped parking clear2012
Greenville Herald BannerTexas has legal steps to resolve life-support issues2012
Greenville Herald BannerSuing for possible racist termination not recommended2012
Greenville Herald BannerPaternity test, copy of birth certificate can be requested2012
Greenville Herald BannerNew laws passed address changes to Probate Code2012
Greenville Herald BannerNew drug, "sexting" laws now enforceable2012
Greenville Herald BannerSurrogacy laws differ drastically from state to state2012
Greenville Herald BannerProtecting minor's inheritance in race horse company2012
Greenville Herald BannerUnclaimed personal property subject to abandonment rules2012
Greenville Herald BannerGuardianship may be last resort to obtain birth certificate2012
Greenville Herald BannerCastle Law covers deadly self-defense, with exceptions2012
Greenville Herald BannerTransfer of unclaimed funds to settle old debt not likely2012
Greenville Herald BannerLimiting loss on tenant abandonment of rental property2012
Greenville Herald BannerExceptions found to Medicaid property seizure2012
Greenville Herald BannerMedical expenses may result in seized property2012
Greenville Herald BannerSeek title policy to determine legal status of property2012
Greenville Herald BannerDiscussing differences in mortgage types in home purchase2012
Greenville Herald BannerChoose trusted agent for power of attorney2012
Greenville Herald BannerHave questions about adoption of a child2011
Greenville Herald BannerBlack Friday behavior not only offensive, it was criminal2011
Greenville Herald BannerCitizens have legal duty to report child abuse, neglect2011
Greenville Herald BannerCivil suit sometimes best way to proceed2011
Greenville Herald BannerOffering legal remedies for stinky situation2011
Greenville Herald BannerWhen car v. cow, let insurance company handle all issues2011
Greenville Herald BannerJail time limitations before trial depend on charges, bail amount2011
Greenville Herald BannerOnce contract signed, all parties must agree on modifications2011
Greenville Herald BannerForming business must prior to leasing commercial space2011
Greenville Herald BannerSafer to stop on yellow or continue through intersection2011
Greenville Herald BannerHidden traps not way to supervise children2011
Greenville Herald BannerShock collar for teen discipline no option2011
Greenville Herald BannerOptions available in handling property encroachments2011
Greenville Herald BannerChoices available for human disposal after death2011
Greenville Herald BannerLaw allows use of deadly force for protection, unless...2011
Greenville Herald BannerRecords expunction possible in certain instances2011
Greenville Herald BannerQuestioning plea deal when handed no-insurance ticket2011
Greenville Herald BannerReasons not good enough to dismiss ticket2011
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Southern Methodist University, Dedman School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2004
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Texas Environmental Law Enforcement Association 2013 Annual ConventionLocal Civil Enforcement of Environmental Laws2013
Texas Environmental Law Enforcement Association 2012 Annual ConventionLocal Enforcement of Environmental and Anti-Dumping Laws2012