A. Boone Almanza

Partner

balmanza@abdmlaw.com
(512) 474-9486 ext. 114

Bio

Boone founded the firm in 1998 and has over 32 years of litigation experience representing professionals and businesses in both direct and complex disputes. Boone’s practice and trial experience involves a broad range of areas, including general business/commercial litigation, real estate & construction litigation, legal and professional malpractice litigation, fiduciary litigation, partnership/closely held litigation, employment & Title VII litigation, intellectual property litigation and personal injury litigation. Boone’s expertise is understanding his client’s unique legal problems, effectively navigating the legal system and advocating for his clients’ legal rights.

Education

University of Texas School of Law – Doctor of Jurisprudence, 1988
Houston Baptist University – Bachelor of Arts, Magna Cum Laude, 1985

Memberships and Accomplishments

• State Bar of Texas (1988)
• The Supreme Court of the United States of America
• U.S Court of Appeals, 5th Circuit
• U.S. District Court, Northern, Southern, Eastern and Western District of Texas
• Martindale-Hubbell AV Rating
• Life Fellow, Texas Bar Foundation
• Houston Baptist University Alumni Award, 1998
• Houston Baptist University Sports Hall of Honor Inductee, 1998
• Houston Baptist University Student Foundation Award 1984 & 1985
• NCAA Academic All-American 1983 – 84 and 1984 – 85
• Rhodes Scholar Nominee
• Stephen F. Austin High School Maroon Society Inductee, 1981
• Continuing Education Instructor – Texas Real Estate Commission

Community

• Board Member, Small World Vision (www.smallworldvision.org)
• Board Member and Past President, Hispanic Alliance for the Performing Arts and Austin Soundwaves (www.austinsoundwaves.org)
• Past Trustee, West Austin Youth Association
• Past Trustee, Trinity Episcopal School
• Past Board Member, S.F. Austin High School Continuing Education Foundation
• Past Board Member, The SAFE Alliance

Publications and Speaking Engagements

  •  “Wire Fraud”
  • “Seller’s Disclosure Pitfalls for Buyers, Sellers and Real Estate Agents”
  • “Anatomy of a Lawsuit – How to Avoid Getting Sued”
  • “Case Studies – When Real Estate Agents Get Sued”
  • “Employees v. Independent Contractors”
  • “TREC One to Four Family Residential Contract”