Bankruptcy Litigation and Appeals

Complex Commercial Litigation

Construction Litigation

Corporate Litigation

Employment Litigation

Oil and Gas Litigation

Probate, Trust, and Guardianship Litigation

Professional Malpractice Litigation

When you are facing a civil trial, you need a competent team beside you. Harris, Finley & Bogle's litigation attorneys focus on specific areas of practice to give clients up-to-date and effective representation. Whatever your litigation needs, our lawyers will work with you and for you to achieve the best possible outcome. Following are areas of specialty in our litigation practice.


Bankruptcy Litigation and Appeals

Our attorneys are experienced in bankruptcy litigation and appeals, representing creditors and trustees in bankruptcy adversary proceedings. We bring our extensive trial and litigation experience to all matters pending in bankruptcy court. Our attorneys are experienced in bankruptcy litigation and appeals, representing creditors and trustees in bankruptcy adversary proceedings. We bring our extensive trial and appellate experience to all matters pending in bankruptcy court.

Lawyers who practice in this area:

¹Board Certified in Civil Appellate Law
²Board Certified in Civil Appellate Law and Civil Trial Law

Complex Commercial Litigation

Complex commercial lawsuits require sophisticated strategy. Although our strategy is complex, our dealings with you are straightforward. Our lawyers will work with you to understand your issues, and then they will clearly explain the legal steps we recommend to achieve a positive outcome.

The following are some of the areas in which our attorneys serve to protect our clients' interests:

  • Automobile Dealer Franchise Litigation
  • Business Contract and Business Tort Litigation
  • Construction and Other Real Estate Litigation
  • Contracts
  • Corporate Governance/Officers and Directors/Statutory and Common Law Duties
  • Fiduciary Litigation
  • Insurance Litigation
  • Lender Liability
  • Oil & Gas
  • Personal Tort
  • Probate Litigation
  • Professional Malpractice

Lawyers who practice in this area:

¹ Board Certified in Civil Appellate Law
² Board Certified in Civil Trial Law
³ Board Certified in Civil Appellate Law and Civil Trial Law

Construction Litigation

Professionals in the construction industry can't afford to be sidetracked by legal disputes. The lawyers on our construction litigation team represent owners, developers, construction professionals, and construction contractors in many areas of construction disputes. We provide meaningful counsel to people involved in engineering and architectural malpractice lawsuits and construction defects lawsuits. We also protect the rights of plaintiffs and defendants in claims of breach of contractor agreements and accident claims.

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Corporate Litigation

If you are in today's business world, you need a legal group that you trust. Our corporate litigation attorneys are highly skilled in protecting the rights of clients involved in all business arrangements including organizations, franchises, general partnerships, limited partnerships, limited liability corporations and corporations. These attorneys are also experienced in corporate governance issues and the duties that exist in these various business contexts.

Lawyers who practice in this area:

¹ Board Certified in Civil Appellate Law
² Board Certified in Civil Trial Law
³ Board Certified in Civil Appellate Law and Civil Trial Law

Employment Litigation

Our employment litigation group represents employers and employees in state and federal court in employment lawsuits. Our straight-talk and easy manner helps our clients through uncomfortable situations. We offer our expertise in all employment-related matters, including:

  • Discrimination Claims
  • Harassment
  • Defamation
  • Breach of Contract
  • Covenants Not to Compete

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Oil and Gas Litigation

Our long-standing and highly developed oil and gas practice regularly represents clients ranging from large corporations to individuals. Whatever the size, our clientele benefits from the depth of our knowledge in energy litigation as well as our straightforward approach. Our clientele consists of large independent oil and gas producers, publicly traded companies, pipeline companies, landowners and royalty owners in significant lawsuits and trials. We have experience in a variety of energy matters, and have represented operators and royalty owners in royalty and other leasehold disputes. We have also advocated for operators and non-operators in disputes over operating agreements, mineral title issues and subsurface trespass claims. And we take on eminent domain cases concerning pipelines.

Lawyers who practice in this area:

¹ Board Certified in Civil Appellate Law
² Board Certified in Civil Trial Law
³ Board Certified in Civil Appellate Law and Civil Trial Law

4 Board Certified in Oil, Gas, and Mineral Law

Probate, Trust, and Guardianship Litigation

Our probate, trust, and guardianship litigation group regularly represents clients in all kinds of contested trust, estate, and guardianship matters. Our goal is to provide a positive experience and the best possible outcome for the people and groups we represent. We have represented fiduciaries and beneficiaries in matters involving will contests, accountings, fiduciary removal proceedings, breach of fiduciary duty cases, trust modifications, state entrusted administration matters, family settlement agreements and other probate matters.

Lawyers who practice in this area:

¹ Board Certified in Civil Appellate Law
² Board Certified in Estate Planning and Probate Law
³ Board Certified in Civil Trial Law
4 Board Certified in Civil Appellate law and Civil Trial Law

Professional Malpractice Litigation

Looking for a malpractice attorney? At Harris, Finley & Bogle, we want to help you understand your legal rights and obligations, while giving you superior representation. The attorneys in this group handle matters involving professional malpractice, including the defense of legal malpractice claims and accounting malpractice claims. We represent attorneys insured by the Texas Lawyers Insurance Exchange. In addition, we have prosecuted and defended other professional malpractice claims involving physicians, engineers, architects, real estate professionals and other service providers.

Lawyers who practice in this area:

¹ Board Certified in Civil Appellate Law
² Board Certified in Civil Trial Law
³ Board Certified in Civil Appellate Law and Civil Trial Law