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Richard E.

Richard Eldredge

404 reviews
Richard Eldredge is a corporate attorney and a professor of law. He has over seven years of experience and is licensed to practice law in Texas. Richard is experienced in patents and business formation, as well as trademark and copyright law. He received his degree in law from the La Verne College of Law. Richard has been a patent attorney and engineer at the Eldrege Law Firm since September 2005.
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Jarad D.

Jarad Dickinson

I am currently an owner and principal at my own firm which was started in 2008 by David Dickinson, I started at that time as a clerk, and then became an associate attorney ... read more
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Matthew W.

Matthew Wendlandt

11 reviews
Matthew's corporate practice focuses on advising startups, small businesses, venture capital funds, and investment firms. He frequently handles private financings for high ... read more
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Josh M.

Josh Mathews

10 reviews
Advised and assisted company through the formation of a funding portal registered with FINRA and SEC, in compliance with Regulation CF. Advised numerous startup companies ... read more
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Matthew C.

Matthew Compton

5 reviews
Matt helps individuals and small businesses with their various intellectual property and business law needs. Three major areas make up the majority of his practice— ... read more
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Faryal A.

Faryal Ayub

5 reviews
Ms. Ayub is an attorney licensed to practice in Texas. Before moving to the US, she has a number of years of experience in contract review, analysis and drafting. Her legal... read more
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Christy K. B.

Christy K. Brown

3 reviews
Christy has practiced law for the past 18 years and has amassed a diverse repertoire of experiences in Business law with a concentration on contract drafting and review, fo... read more
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Justin M.

Justin Moore

2 reviews
Justin graduated from the University of Texas School of Law and also has a B.S. in Business Administration from the Georgetown University McDonough School of Business. His ... read more
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Darryl S.

Darryl Shaper

2 reviews
Darryl has a 30 year career in technology and law. He believes AI will transform the practice of law for the better - Making it faster and cheaper to get legal services. Us... read more
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Holly L.

Holly Little

Licensed attorney with over twenty five (25) years of experience (15 years practicing in TX) counseling corporate, non-profit and governmental clients regarding contracting... read more
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