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Two Coats Rose Lawyers Named the Best Lawyers 2020 “Lawyer of the Year” in Cincinnati and San Antonio

Houston – August 15, 2019 – Best Lawyers, published by Woodward/White, Inc., has named two Coats Rose, P.C. lawyers to its 2020 “Lawyer of the Year” report.  Director Alysse E. Hollis was named a 2020 “Lawyer of the Year” in Cincinnati in the area of public finance law, and Director Rick Reed was named a 2020 “Lawyer of the Year” in San Antonio in the area of construction law.

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14 Coats Rose Lawyers Named to 2020 Best Lawyers in America© List Published by Woodward White Inc.

HOUSTON – Aug. 15, 2019 – Coats Rose, P.C., a transaction and litigation law firm focused on development, is pleased to announce that 14 lawyers have been selected by their peers for inclusion in the 2020 The Best Lawyers in America© list published by Woodward White Inc. 

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Can Tenants use Property without Paying Rent? – Navigating the Minefield of Eviction Procedures in Texas

August 1, 2019 – In his New York Times bestseller “Evicted” Matthew Desmond, a Pulitzer Prize winner, chronicles the link between poverty in middle America and its correlation to evictions.  Desmond walks the reader through the lives of low-income families across America who have suffered through the eviction process. 

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Coats Rose Attorneys to Speak at the 2019 Texas Housing Conference

AUSTIN – July 17, 2019 – Coats Rose is pleased to have Barry J. Palmer, Mattye Gouldsby Jones, and Bill Walter speak at the 2019 Texas Housing Conference hosted by the Texas Affiliation of Affordable Housing Provides (“TAAHP”) at the Fairmont Hotel in Austin, Texas July 22-24, 2018. 

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Surface Water in Texas

July 15, 2019 – In Texas, water law generally applies to either groundwater or surface water rights.  Surface water is defined in the Texas Water Code Section 11.021 as “water under ordinary flow, underflow and tides of every flowing river, natural stream, lake, bay, arm of the Gulf of Mexico, and stormwater, floodwater or rain water of every river, natural stream, canyon, ravine, depression, and watershed in the state.” Diffused surface water is water on the surface of one’s land that has not yet entered a ‘watercourse’ and that instead is owned by the owner of the land over which it flows.  

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Three Coats Rose Attorneys Honored by the Texas Bar Foundation

HOUSTON – June 27, 2019 – Barry S. Rabon, Kimberly G. Altsuler and Richard S. Fulton were honored by the Texas Bar Foundation earlier this year as they each were elected to membership in the Fellows of the Texas Bar Foundation. 

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Coats Rose Affordable Housing Group Advises Housing Authority of the City of Texarkana, Texas on a Redevelopment Transaction Utilizing the Largest Combination of Revitalization, RAD, and LIHTC in the Region to Date

HOUSTON – June 18, 2019 – Coats Rose Affordable Housing and Community Development attorneys represented the Housing Authority of the City of Texarkana, Texas (“HATT”) as partnership and bond counsel on the closing of a transaction that is the largest combination of Revitalization, RAD, and LIHTC in the region to date. 

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Coats Rose Government Relations Attorneys Continue Successful Record in 86th Texas Legislative Session

AUSTIN – June 17, 2019 – Coats Rose attorneys continued their successful track record in passing legislation on behalf of Texas real estate owners/developers during the 86th Texas Legislative Session.  Our attorneys’ work resulted in the passing of 21 “local bills,” creating 21 new conservation and reclamations districts, encompassing approximately 10,000 acres in the greater Dallas, Fort Worth, Houston and El Paso metropolitan areas.

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Coats Rose Represents Mixed-Use Developer in Creation of a “Defined Area”

HOUSTON – June 4 , 2019 – Coats Rose attorney Timothy Green, recently completed the representation of a developer in regards to the creation of 3,200 acre “defined area” inside the boundaries of a larger municipal utility district in Lumberton, Texas. 

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Three Coats Rose Lawyers Included in the 2019 Chambers USA Legal Guide by Chambers & Partners

F. Christopher WoottenMegan C. RiessHOUSTON – May 29, 2019– Coats Rose, P.C. is pleased to announce that three lawyers have been selected for inclusion in the 2019 edition of the Chambers USA Legal Guide.  

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Coats Rose Adds Racy Haddad to Real Estate Practice in Austin Office

AUSTIN – May 1, 2019 – Coats Rose, P.C, a leading transactional and litigation law firm, has expanded its real estate practice in Austin with the addition of Racy L. Haddad, director.

 

Haddad is a director in the real estate practice in the firm’s Austin office. 

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Coats Rose Expands Affordable Housing and Community Development Practice in New Orleans

F. Christopher WoottenMegan C. Riess

Megan Riess and Christopher Wootten Join the Largest Legal Practice Focused on Affordable Housing and Community Development in the Southern US

NEW ORLEANS – April 12, 2019 – Coats Rose, P.C, a leading transactional and litigation law firm, has expanded its Affordable Housing and Community Development practice in New Orleans with the addition of Megan Riess, director, and F.

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Coats Rose Expands its Public Finance Practice with Addition of Two Attorneys in Houston and Dallas

Rob DaakeHOUSTON – April 8, 2019 – Coats Rose, P.C., a transactional and litigation law firm focused on development, is pleased to announce that Samuel A. Spiers and Robert “Rob” D. Daake, P.E. have joined its Houston and Dallas offices, respectively, as associates in the Public Finance practice group.

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Kelly Longwell and Elizabeth Haecker Ryan Selected to the 2019 Leadership in Law Class by New Orleans CityBusiness

NEW ORLEANS – February 26, 2019 – Coats Rose is pleased to announce that Kelly Longwell and Elizabeth Haecker Ryan have been selected to the 2019 Leadership in Law class by the New Orleans CityBusiness newspaper.

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Coats Rose Attorneys Serve as Development Counsel to Gulf Coast Housing Partnership for CrescentCare Community Health Center

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Coats Rose Elevates Three Attorneys: Two to Director and One to Of Counsel

HOUSTON – February 5, 2019 – Coats Rose, P.C., a transactional and litigation law firm focused on development, announces the promotions of four lawyers, three to director and one to of counsel, from the firm’s Houston and Dallas offices.  

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Elizabeth Haecker Ryan to Serve as 2019 Vice-Chair – Membership for IADC Cyber Security, Data Privacy and Data Technology Committee

NEW ORLEANS – January 21, 2019 – Coats Rose, P.C. is pleased to announce that Director Elizabeth Haecker Ryan has been appointed Vice-Chair – Membership for the International Association of Defense Counsel (IADC) Cyber Security, Data Privacy and Data Technology Committee for the 2019 term.

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Coats Rose Attorneys Serve as Development Counsel to the Mississippi Housing Authority VI on the Redevelopment of the Woodcreek Homes Community

NEW ORLEANS – December 28, 2018 – Coats Rose attorneys Kelly Longwell, Benjamin A. Guider III, and Molly Stanga served as development counsel to the Mississippi Housing Authority VI on the redevelopment of Woodcreek Homes Community, an affordable development nestled in a wooded area with 60 units: 36 newly constructed homes and 24 rehabilitated homes that will be available to residents for homeownership.

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Coats Rose Attorney Makes the 2019 Louisiana Super Lawyers List Published by Thomson Reuters

HOUSTON – Dec. 26, 2018 – Coats Rose, P.C., a leading business transaction and litigation law firm, is excited to announce that one attorney from the New Orleans office made the list for the 2019 Louisiana Super Lawyers®.

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Coats Rose Represents Residential Developer in Sale of Public Improvement District Special Assessment Revenue Bonds in Denton County

HOUSTON – December 5, 2018 – Coats Rose Attorney, Tim Green represented the developer in the sale of $4.688 million Special Assessment Revenue Bonds, Series 2018 (Little Elm – Hillstone Pointe PID No. 2, Phases #2-3 Property) issued by the City of Little Elm, Texas. 

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