HOUSTON – November 5, 2018 – Coats Rose, P.C. announces the addition of two attorneys to the firm’s Dallas office. Paige Mebane joins Coats Rose’s affordable housing and community development practice and Mary Cassandra “Cassie” Evans joins the real estate practice.
Mebane is an associate in the Affordable Housing and Community Development section in the Dallas office. Her practice is focused on assisting clients in the development of affordable housing. Prior to joining Coats Rose, Paige was an Assistant City Attorney with the City of Fort Worth, where she served as a member of the Real Estate and General Services sections. Paige advised the City of Fort Worth’s Neighborhood Services Department, Community Development Council, and the Fort Worth Housing Finance Corporation on a variety of topics, including issues related to affordable housing and the Fair Housing Act. Throughout her tenure at the City, Paige worked on various programs, policies, and developments involving the City’s HUD grants, including HOME, CDBG, ESG, HOPWA, and UDAG funds.
Evans is an associate in the Real Estate section in the Dallas office. Her practice is focused on real estate, business transactions, compliance, ownership and governance of corporations, partnerships, limited liability companies and other entities and business law as well as litigation. She represents clients in buying, financing, developing, owning and selling real property; contract negotiation and drafting; creating private land use and development agreements; negotiating with taxing authorities; and acquiring, owning, managing and selling mixed-use projects, multi-family residential projects as well as office buildings. Prior to joining Coats Rose, Evans was Vice President of Compliance for the nation’s fourth largest nonbank residential mortgage originator with approximately $44 billion in originations in 2017 and a servicing portfolio of more than $130 billion, monitoring compliance with CFPB regulations, RESPA, TRID, TILA, TCPA, FCRA, FHA, and the FDCPA. Her clients are based in Texas and throughout the US.
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