Texas Landlord Attorney - Call Now For Your Free Eviction Book! DOES NOT represent tenants.
I grew up in Virginia and graduated from the Virginia Military Institute in 1993. I started working with Citigroup in the mid 1990's, mostly in Virginia and Maryland. My career with Citi eventually brought be to Texas. It took living here about a month to understand I would grow to become a Texan for the remainder of my life!! Having recently finished my MBA and finding a calling to go to law school, I accepted a role with Friedman's Jewelers running the three departments that comprised their banking and legal compliance programs for over 300 retail locations. After Friedman's went out of business, I elected to finish my legal education on a full-time basis. I started Girling Law in 2010.
I'm married to a wonderful Texan! My wife and I are the proud parents of a beautiful orange tabby and a completely pig-headded sheba enu (dog). That's how shebas roll, though. And I think her being so headstrong is what I love the most about her. (I feel that way about the dog, too!) I am very close to my mother and brother, both of whom live in Virginia. I take every opportunity I can to see both of them.
During the one or two waking hours a week I am not working away in my office, I enjoy studying foreign languages. I am presently working on Russian using various resources, including a Russian TV comedy called "The Kitchen." I'm a ways off from conversational Russian, but I do have most of the curse words down. I am a big fan of Indie and science fiction films, and take in a movie every chance I get. Except for the Star Wars franchise. I'm done with Star Wars. Jar Jar Binks was bad enough, but then The Last Jedi? I just can't.... I find foreign films to be among my favorite these days.
|TX||Eligible To Practice In Texas||2010||07/18/2019|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Peer Review Rated||Martindale-Hubbell||2018|
|Certificate - ethical business practices||Better Business Bureau of Fort Worth and Tarrant County, Inc.||2012|
|Attorney - Owner||Girling Law, PLLC||2010 - Present|
|Law Student||Law Student (Full time)||2008 - 2010|
|Director of Compliance||Friedman's Jewelers||2006 - 2008|
|Compliance Manager||Citigroup, Inc.||1997 - 2006|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Apartment Association of Tarrant County||Member||2016 - Present|
|State Bar of Texas||Member||2010 - Present|
|Self||The Invisible Investor - Using Property Shelters to Reduce Taxes and Fend Off Would Be Litigants||2018|
|Self||The 10 Biggest Mistakes Texas Landlords Make in Eviction Court||2014|
|Self||My Eviction Lawsuit Has Been Filed... Now What!?!||2014|
|Self||The Court Just Awarded Me a Judgment... Now What!?!||2014|
|Texas Wesleyan University||JD - Juris Doctor||2010|
|University of Phoenix||MBA - Master of Business Administration||2004|
|Virginia Military Institute||BS - Bachelor of Science||1993|
|Apartment Association Luncheon||The Laws Involving Service Animals||2017|
|Meeting of the Independent Rental Owners Members||Recent Changes in the Law Affecting Texas Landlords||2016|
|Home Path Financial v. Caron Sue Phillips and All Other Occupants||Our client won a judgment from the County Court.|
|Knight Investments v. March Reeder and All Other Occcupant||Settled with an agreed judgment prior to trial and tenant moved as agreed.|
|Preston Management d/b/a North Hills vs Margaret Maddux & all occupants||Judgment for our client|
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Fri Jun 19 2015
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