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JOHN M. DAVES is lead  counsel for the firm and is an attorney licensed to practice law in  Texas and Louisiana.  Mr. Daves has been actively engaged in the  practice of law for over 27 years.  He is devoted to solving your real  estate and landlord tenant problems in an effective manner.  

Mr.  Daves is a graduate of LSU and Tulane Law School.  He is a Texas Real  Estate Commission instructor for continuing education courses in the  areas of property managment, asset protection, eviction and fair  housing.  He has also provided training seminars for the Austin  Apartment Association on the subject of landlord evictions and has  served as an instructor for the Austin Apartment Association for the  CAPS training program related to fair housing matters. 


"Eviction Basics"
"Property Management'
"Fair Housing in Property Leasing'

"Handling Evictions"
"Fair Housing and Beyond"
"Legal Responsibilities and Risk Management"

"Asset Protection for Real Estate Investors"
"Landlord's Guide to Unexpected Rental Issues"
"Landlord Liability"



LORI P. DAVES  is an experienced trial lawyer  representing individuals and business owners throughout Texas and  Louisiana. She is a native of Lake Jackson, Texas. She graduated from  The University of Texas at Austin and received her Juris Doctorate, cum  laude from Loyola University in New Orleans, Louisiana. She served as  the Editor-in-Chief of the Loyola Law Review, published a case note, and  worked full-time throughout law school as a law clerk for Bell South  Telecommunications, Inc.

Upon graduation, Lori was appointed  Judicial Law Clerk to the Honorable Peter Beer, United States District  Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana, a position she held for  nine years. Clerking for Judge Beer provided Lori with the opportunity  to hone her writing skills and develop insight into the decision-making  processes of a federal judge.

Lori has tried many cases to a verdict over the years. 

She  believes communication with her clients is the most important aspect of  the practice of law and makes it a priority every day.

Lori  is licensed to practice in Texas and Louisiana.  She a member of  the Texas Association of Defense Counsel; Travis County Women's Lawyers  Association, and Austin Ridge Bible Church Christian Business Women. 


Christopher p. daves

 Christopher P. Daves practices in the areas of estate planning, probate and estate administration. He assists clients with all aspects of estate planning, including wills, trusts, asset protection, incapacity planning, special needs planning, and long term care planning. He also represents executors, trustees, creditors, heirs, and beneficiaries in all phases of estate and trust administration.

Christopher is one of the few attorneys to have actually worked for a Texas probate court judge. In fact, his experience in probate and estate planning began as a judicial clerk in the Dallas County Probate Courts.

Christopher holds a B.A. in English, Cum Laude, from Texas A&M University, and a Juris Doctorate from Texas A&M University School of Law.