Almanza, Blackburn, Dickie & Mitchell LLP, Partner, January 1, 2010 to Present Akin & Almanza, Partner, February 1, 2005 to December 31, 2009 Akin & Almanza, Associate, 2000 to January 31, 2005 Midland County District Attorney’s Office, Assistant District Attorney, 1999 – 2000 – Hiring Committee, 1999 – 2000
Admitted to bar November, 1998, Texas; also admitted to practice before U.S. District Court, Western and Northern Districts of Texas
Texas Tech University – Doctor of Jurisprudence, Cum Laude, 1998
University of Texas at Austin – Bachelor of Arts Biology, 1994
Areas of Practice:
- General civil commercial litigation.
- Legal and professional malpractice defense.
- Residential and commercial real estate litigation.
- Professional licensing and regulation.
- Municipality defense litigation.
- Land use litigation.
- Employment litigation.
- Personal injury litigation
Legal Research Board, Texas Tech School of Law
Texas Cowboys Service Organization, University of Texas
Named “Rising Star” in real estate litigation by Texas Monthly Magazine
Lawyer member on the TREC broker-lawyer committee, by the State Bar of Texas — 08/2011–present.
Nursery Council, Tarrytown United Methodist Church — 2008 – 2009
Endowment Board, Tarrytown United Methodist Church — Board Member, 2009 – Present
Westlake Oaks Homeowners Association — Board Member, 2009 – 2010
Texas Real Estate Commission – Continuing Education Instructor