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Kami D’Olive is an Associate in the Real Estate Practice Group in the firm’s Houston office. Her practice involves representation of clients in both commercial and residential real estate transactions. Kami also has extensive experience working in areas of estate planning, probate, guardianships, and the formation of trusts and corporate entities.
Christopher is an Associate in the Public Finance practice in Houston. His practice includes the creation and administration of special purpose districts.
Prior to attending law school, Chris worked as a public interest paralegal at Legal Aid of North Carolina in Charlotte.
Three Coats Rose Lawyers and Louisiana Banking and Finance Practice Recognized in the 2022 Chambers USA Legal Guide by Chambers & Partners
HOUSTON – June 1, 2022 – Coats Rose, P.C. is pleased to announce that three lawyers and our Louisiana Banking and Finance Practice have been recognized in the 2022 edition of the Chambers USA Legal Guide. Director Rick Reed has been recognized in the field of Construction – Texas.
HOUSTON – Coats Rose attorney Roger Scales represents The XIT Ranch. The XIT Ranch was once the largest working cattle ranch in the world. It was one of the legendary ranches in Texas and mentioned in the same breath as the Waggoner Ranch, the 6666 (Four Sixes) Ranch, and the King Ranch.
Cole Konopka is an Associate in the Houston office. Cole’s practice is focused primarily on Public Finance and Real Estate, including the creation of special purpose districts, statutory and regulatory interpretation, governmental relations, and administration of special districts. He represents clients before administrative agencies such as the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ), the Texas Water Development Board, and various cities, counties and regional service providers.
Mattye Gouldsby Jones, affordable housing and community development attorney, will be a panelist on the “Housing Advocacy/Affordability” Virtual Panel, hosted by the Dallas Area Habitat for Humanity on May 5, 2022 from 11:00AM – 12:00PM.
Legal Assistant (Paralegal) – Public Finance (Houston, TX)
We are seeking candidates for the position of Legal Assistant (Paralegal) within the firm’s Public Finance Practice Group located in our Houston, Texas office.
Position Summary: Legal Assistants in the practice group work as billing paralegals in coordination with the attorneys to provide skilled and substantive transactional legal services to the firm’s municipal utility district clients.
Legal Assistant/Entry-Level Paralegal – Public Finance (Dallas)
The firm’s public finance practice group is seeking candidates for a legal assistant/entry-level paralegal position for the Dallas office. The person hired will assist attorneys working within the areas of public law and real estate in the creation and administration of municipal utility districts (MUDs) and public improvement districts (PIDs) throughout the State of Texas.
Accounting Clerk – (Houston)
A full cycle accounting clerk needed in the firm’s very busy accounting department. Sufficient years of experience to demonstrate knowledge in all aspects of law firm accounting or equivalent service industry is required. Ideal candidate will be expected to perform all task accurately working with a team of other clerks.
Coats Rose is proud to once again sponsor this leading annual association conference hosted by the Texas Affiliation of Affordable Housing Providers (TAAHP). Be sure to stop buy our booth and say hello!
Coats Rose Affordable Housing and Community Development attorneys Barry Palmer, Alysse Hollis, Shannon Hunter, Tamea Dula, Taheera Randolph, Lane Johnson, Bill Walter, Scott Marks, Natalee Ball, Paige Mebane, Mattye Gouldsby Jones, Ron Bell, Kelly Longwell and Megan Riess will all be in attendance.
Coats Rose is proud to continue our support of the 2022 Texas NAHRO Annual Conference as a platinum sponsor. The Texas NAHRO Annual Conference, hosted by the Texas Chapter of the National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials (TXNAHRO), will be held May 11-13 at the Sheraton Austin at the Capitol in Austin, Texas.
Coats Rose is proud to support the Louisiana Association of Affordable Housing Providers (LAAHP) Annual Conference as a Gold Sponsor. This industry conference will be held on April 28, 2022 at the Hyatt Centric in New Orleans.
Associate Attorney – Public Finance (Houston)
Our busy and rapidly growing real estate development/public finance practice is seeking an associate attorney with experience in real estate development, public finance, public law, and government relations. Substantive legal experience in some, or all, of the following areas is required: real estate, real estate development, municipal utility districts, public improvement districts, public-private partnership in land development, and public law.
Coats Rose Represents Residential Developer in the Creation of a Public Improvement District in Tomball, Texas and Issuance of Special Assessment Bonds
HOUSTON – April 1, 2022 – Coats Rose attorney Tim Green recently represented the developer in the creation of a 90.5-acre public improvement district (“PID”) in Tomball, Texas. The PID was created for the purpose of funding certain public infrastructure to serve Wood Leaf Reserve, an approximately 300-lot single family residential development.
HOUSTON – March 16, 2022 – Coats Rose, P.C., a transactional and litigation law firm focused on development, is pleased to announce the addition of two attorneys in its Houston and Dallas offices, continuing the growth of the firm’s real estate and public finance practices.
Coats Rose Represents Residential Developer in the Creation of Two Public Improvement Districts in Princeton, Texas
DALLAS – Coats Rose attorney Tim Green represented the developer in the creation of two public improvement districts (“PIDs”) in Princeton, Texas. The PIDs were created for the purpose of funding certain public infrastructure to serve the land in Winchester Public Improvement District Nos.
DALLAS – March 1, 2022 – Coats Rose attorney Tim Green recently represented the developer in the creation of a 602-acre public improvement district (“PID”) and over-lapping tax increment reinvestment zone (“TIRZ”) in Crandall, Texas. The PID/TIRZ was created for the purpose of funding certain public infrastructure to serve Eaglecrest, an approximately 1,650-lot single family residential development.
The Real Estate Council (TREC) recently announced its 2022 executive committee and board of directors. Coats Rose attorney Mattye Gouldsby Jones will serve as chair of the council’s political action committee.
TREC represents approximately 95 percent of the commercial real estate business in North Texas.
Caroline’s practice is focused on a wide-range of real estate matters, including disposition, acquisition, and development of commercial and residential properties and commercial leasing.
Prior to joining Coats Rose, Caroline was Senior Counsel at a mid-sized, full‑service law firm based in Houston, Texas.
Jake is an associate in the public finance practice in Dallas. His practice is focused on local government and public finance law, including the creation and administration of special purpose districts throughout Texas, particularly in the Dallas/Fort Worth area. His practice involves representing clients before various governmental entities, including the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality, cities, counties, and various regional service providers.
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