About admin

This author has not yet filled in any details.
So far admin has created 22 blog entries.

Commercial Leases and Evictions in Austin During the Coronavirus Pandemic

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Supreme Court of Texas and the US Congress took action to protect tenants and stall evictions. However, these governmental actions do not apply to commercial leases. Instead, commercial landlords and tenants in Travis County are trying to deal with a very specific set of circumstances and rules. [...]

2020-04-28T09:37:19-05:00April 27th, 2020|Articles|

Austin Attorney Mr. Pete J. Reid Honored by Texas Bar Foundation

Press Release from the Texas Bar Foundation: Mr. Pete J. Reid with Pete Reid Law PLLC has been elected to membership in the Fellows of the Texas Bar Foundation.  Fellows of the Foundation are selected for their outstanding professional achievements and their demonstrated commitment to the improvement of the justice system throughout the state of [...]

2018-11-05T15:09:05-06:00November 5th, 2018|Articles|

Pete Reid Law Wins Lawsuit Against Company That Sued an Austin Couple for $1 Million Over One-Star Yelp Reviews.

An Austin couple, (the “Couple”) was sued for defamation and business disparagement after leaving several one-star reviews about a restoration company, (the “Company”) on websites including Yelp, Facebook, and Google. Even though the reviews had been removed, the Company moved forward with a lawsuit in Travis County and sought damages of between $200,000.00 and $1,000,000.00, [...]

2018-10-30T14:42:57-05:00September 28th, 2018|Articles|

Pete Reid Law Wins Real Estate Fraud Trial in Travis County

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. In November 2017, Brenda Meeks retained Pete Reid Law when she discovered that her signature had been forged on a deed transferring the property she owned to someone else. [...]

2018-09-03T20:28:44-05:00August 20th, 2018|Articles|

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

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 trial, the 12 person jury awarded damages and attorney’s fees to Pete Reid Law’s clients, but it was not until [...]

2018-09-03T20:27:21-05:00July 20th, 2018|Articles|

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

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 was based in New York, one owner was resident in Austin, with the two other partners in New York and [...]

2018-09-04T10:19:41-05:00July 1st, 2018|Articles|

Pete Reid wins Business Litigation Lawyer of the Year Award

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 past 12 months, and who have received exceptional praise from their peers. Nominations are received from in-house counsel, legal and [...]

2017-11-09T22:55:42-06:00November 8th, 2017|Articles|

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

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, in recent years the boutique stores and local businesses that give the street its character have come under threat from [...]

2018-08-20T22:18:57-05:00October 8th, 2017|Articles|

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

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 difficulties, the Buyer discovered the existence of mold behind the walls in the master bathroom, in the HVAC closet, under [...]

2017-11-08T12:55:57-06:00August 8th, 2017|Articles|

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

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 homes on the lot. The Family had lived in the same property in East Austin for more than 55 years, [...]

2017-11-08T14:28:02-06:00June 8th, 2017|Articles|