Articles 2018-10-25T17:11:42-05:00


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In October 2017, Williamson County was the stage for a grueling jury trial between a young couple and the builder of their dream home that turned into a nightmare. After two years of contentious litigation and a week-long trial, the twelve person jury awarded damages and attorney’s fees to Pete Reid Law’s clients.

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Pete Reid Law was recently retained to obtain an emergency injunction and asset freeze of corporate bank accounts in New York City. At an ex parte hearing at 500 Pearl St in Manhattan, Judge Lorna Schofield found that Pete Reid’s client was likely to prevail on the merits of the action and issued the injunction and freeze of company bank accounts.

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Pete Reid recently scored another trial victory in Travis County District Court in a complex real estate fraud case that included forged signatures and vindictive cousins. Ultimately, Judge Clark Meachum declared the forged deeds to be void, and ordered all of the defendants to pay costs and attorney’s fees to the clients of Pete Reid Law.

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Pete Reid Wins Week-Long Jury Trial in Construction Defect Case

July 20th, 2018|

In October 2017, Williamson County was the stage for a grueling jury trial between a married couple and the builder of their dream home that turned into a nightmare. At the end of the week-long [...]

Pete Reid Secures Injunction and Asset Freeze against Company in Federal Court, Southern District of New York

July 1st, 2018|

Pete Reid Law was recently retained to file an emergency injunction and asset freeze of corporate bank accounts in New York City. The online commerce company was owned equally by three individuals. Although the Company [...]

Pete Reid wins Business Litigation Lawyer of the Year Award

November 8th, 2017|

Pete Reid was recently chosen as the Business Litigation Lawyer of the Year in Texas by the International Advisory Experts Publication.  The International Advisory Experts Annual Awards pay tribute to attorneys who have been successful over the [...]

Pete Reid Law Negotiates Below-Market Lease Renewal for South Congress Local Business

October 8th, 2017|

Pete Reid Law recently completed a successful lease renewal negotiation on behalf of a long term South Congress business. South Congress remains a must-stroll location for visitors and a popular hangout for Austin residents. However, [...]

Austin Home Buyer Collects Damages for Undisclosed Condition in Seller’s Disclosure Form

August 8th, 2017|

In April 2016, a young home buyer bought her first home from a Seller in North Austin. A few weeks after closing on the sale and moving into the house, and after experiencing some breathing [...]

East Austin Family Use Adverse Possession to Fend Off Threat of Eviction by Developers

June 8th, 2017|

In March 2017, an East Austin Family received a 'Notice to Vacate' from the developers of a neighboring property. The Developers were in the process of tearing down the existing structure and building two new [...]

Condominium HOA Board Forced to Perform Financial Audit and Pay Attorney’s Fees

February 8th, 2017|

Pete Reid Law recently completed the successful representation of a Home Owner in a lawsuit against the Home Owners Association (HOA) that managed her Condominium. For more than a year, the Home Owner had tried [...]

Pete Reid Law Wins Dismissal of Lawsuit Alleging Fraud and Negligence Against Software Developer

October 26th, 2016|

An e-commerce company brought a lawsuit against a software developer who it had hired to design and implement the Company’s web platform and dynamic content. The Company’s site featured listings of products and services specifically [...]

Austin Homebuyer Recovers Purchase Price, Damages, and Attorneys’ Fees After Discovering Misrepresentations by Realtors and Seller.

September 21st, 2016|

In April 2014, an Austin Homebuyer purchased an old property in South Austin. The MLS listing described the property as a ‘duplex’, and that it consisted of ‘2/1 and 3/1 apartments’ on each floor. As [...]

How Pete Reid Law Helped Lulu the Dog Find Her Way Home

August 19th, 2016|

Lulu is a beloved Great Pyrenees dog who was stolen from the yard of her owner, a documentary filmmaker, one summer afternoon. Lulu was eventually picked up by Austin Animal Control, and wrongly given to a [...]

Award-Winning Austin Hair Salon Fails In Attempt To Enforce Signed Non-Compete Agreement Against Former Stylist

March 7th, 2016|

An upscale Austin hair salon and spa brought a lawsuit against a former employee and sought an injunction to stop the mother of two from working for one year within a 10-mile radius of the [...]

Celebrated Austin Club Saved From Eviction Over Loud Music By Pete Reid Law

July 30th, 2015|

Located underground in the heart of Austin’s well known 6th street is the acclaimed and lively Barcelona nightclub. For more than a decade the venue has been one of the busiest and loudest features of [...]

Local Musician Fends Off Developers’ Easement Claims Thanks to Pete Reid Law

July 15th, 2015|

Mandy Mercier is a long-time Austinite and an award-winning musician who has worked with the likes of Townes Van Zandt, Willie Nelson, Lyle Lovett, and Stevie Ray Vaughan. Ms. Mercier’s life was turned upside-down when [...]

Pete Reid Law Wins Internet Advertising Competition (IAC) Award

April 7th, 2015|

Lawyer Ad named "Best Legal Online Video" in Web Marketing Association's 2015 IAC Award Competition. Austin -- Pete Reid Law, PLLC, an Austin-based law firm specializing in business litigation, tech, and sports law, has won [...]

Pete Reid interviewed for NBC News, Austin American-Statesman; writes for Fox News

November 4th, 2014|

In September 2014, Scotland held a referendum to determine whether it should be an independent country. In the build-up and aftermath, Pete Reid was invited to give his opinion on the issues by several national [...]