Pete Reid Law Wins $500,000 Jury Verdict For Homeowner Against General Contractor in Williamson County

On April 26, 2022, a 12-person jury awarded damages in excess of half a million dollars to a Homeowner in Williamson County, who claimed that his General Contractor caused damage to his property. The Homeowner had hired Escobar Construction, LLC, also known as E.C Design & Builds, and its owner Vincent Martinez as General [...]

2022-04-28T23:18:18-05:00April 28th, 2022|Articles|

Pete Reid Named as “Super Lawyer” for 2020.

Pete Red has earned selection to the 2020 list of Texas Super Lawyers, a prestigious legal guide that highlights Texas' top attorneys. Super Lawyers magazine identified the top attorneys in Texas based on an independent survey of thousands of attorneys. Being named to a Super Lawyers list is a prestigious distinction that only 5% of attorneys receive. [...]

2020-10-19T12:44:58-05:00October 19th, 2020|Articles|

Pete Reid Files Partition Lawsuit and Obtains Settlement on Behalf of Multiple Owners of East Austin Properties

Pete Reid Law recently filed a partition lawsuit related to two East Austin properties owned by five different family members. The owners had reached a deadlock on what to do with the properties as home values continue to rise on East 11th Street in Austin. Pete Reid Law represented four of the five family [...]

2020-10-14T15:20:59-05:00October 12th, 2020|Articles|

Pete Reid Law Wins Litigation Law Firm of the Year 2021

Pete Reid Law has been chosen as the winner of the Litigation Law Firm of the Year in Texas - 2021 by Corporate INTL Magazine. As part of its forthcoming, ‘2021 Global Awards’ Corporate INTL Magazine conducted extensive reviews, drawing insight from business leaders, advisers and investors throughout the world and taking suggestions to [...]

2020-10-14T15:32:16-05:00September 24th, 2020|Articles|

UT Law Selects Pete Reid’s Webcast on ‘Taking a Knee’ to Help Lawyers Better Educate Themselves on Issues of Bias and Racism

As part of its campaign to refocus national attention on racial injustice in our society, UT Law CLE has highlighted a presentation featuring Pete Reid to help members of the community better educate themselves on issues of bias and racism. The 2018 Studio Webcast was conceived and hosted by Pete Reid and also featured Toysha [...]

2020-10-12T13:00:00-05:00June 22nd, 2020|Articles, Feature|

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|

Pete Reid Speaks to Houston Bar Association on the Future of Soccer in Texas and Related Legal Issues

In March 2020, Pete Reid was invited by the Houston Bar Association - Entertainment & Sports Law Section to speak about soccer related legal issues in Texas. The full name of the program was "Major League Soccer and the 2026 World Cup: The Future of Soccer in Texas and Related Legal Issues". Pete Reid [...]

2020-10-12T15:31:18-05:00March 12th, 2020|Articles|

Pete Reid Recognized as Leading Commercial Litigator of the Year

Pete Reid has been recognized as the Leading Commercial Litigator of the Year in Texas by Acquisition International.  As part of its 2020 Leading Adviser Awards, Acquisition International magazine selects award recipients based on achievements, endeavors and efforts made over the previous 12 months. Nominations are received from in-house counsel, legal and financial firms, [...]

2020-10-12T15:34:31-05:00June 22nd, 2019|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|