Law Offices of Robert M. Fitzgerald Legal Team

Robert M. Fitzgerald

Principal/Founder (1997)

 

Born:  July 20, 1959

 

Admitted to State Bar of Texas:  1986

 

Also admitted:

United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit (2001)

United States District Courts for the Northern (1987) and Western (1994) Districts of Texas

 

Practice Areas:

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Construction
  • Surety
  • UCC Sales and Secured Transactions
  • Real Estate

Education:

  • Hendrix College, Conway, AR (B.A. with distinction in Econ./Bus. - 1981)
  • University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR (J.D. - 1985)

Prior Legal Associations:

  • Fitzgerald & Sink, L.L.P. - 1994-1997
  • Langley & Branch, P.C. - 1991-1993
  • Hale, Spencer, Stanley, Pronske & Trust, P.C. - 1989-1991
  • Kaufman County Asst. Criminal District Attorney - 1987-1989

Memberships:

  • American Bar Association
    • Fidelity and Surety Law Committee of TIPS
    • Forum Committee on Construction Industry
  • State Bar of Texas
    • Construction Law Section
  • National Bond Claims Association

Articles:

  • Payment Bond Claims (Co-author) - The Texas Institute of Continuing Legal Education (in cooperation with the State Bar of Texas Construction Law Section), February 1990
  • Surety's Liability for Consequential Damages under Payment and Performance Bonds - presented to Construction Law Section of Dallas Bar Association, August 1991
  • Statutory Mechanic's and Materialman's Preference Lien on Removables - presented to Construction Law Section of Dallas Bar Association, March 1993
  • "Bad Faith" for Sureties - Texas Style - presented to Surety Association of Dallas, November 1993

Thomas H. Duke
Of Counsel

 

Born: April 8, 1960

 

Admitted to State Bar of Florida: 1986-1994

Admitted to State Bar of Texas:  2004

 

Practice Areas:

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Construction
  • Surety
  • UCC - Sales and Secured Transactions
  • Commercial Collections and Creditor Bankruptcy Law

Education:

  • University of Florida, Frederic G. Levin College of Law (Juris Doctor, 1985 - Class Rank: 1)
  • University of Florida (B.A., with high honors, 1982)

Prior Legal Associations:

  • United States Attorney's Office, Southern District of Florida - 1991-1994
  • Foley & Lardner - 1988-1991
  • Carlton, Fields, Ward, Emmanuel, Smith & Cutler, P.A. - 1986-1988

Memberships:

  • State Bar of Texas
    • Construction Law Section
    • Insurance Law Section