Jackson Walker partners Bill Dahlstrom, Peter Hosey, and Elaine Howard spoke at the TexasBarCLE 34th Annual Advanced Real Estate Law Course on July 13, 2012, in San Antonio, Texas.
Mr. Dahlstrom spoke on “Drafting Economic Development Agreements,” Mr. Hosey spoke on “Hydraulic Fracturing,” and Ms. Howard spoke on “Problems with Foreclosures: A Legal Analysis of Current Events.” The law course, a three-day event with around 500 attendees, featured real estate topics such as foreclosure basics, title insurance, information on understanding a survey, and more. To learn more about this CLE course, CLICK HERE.
Mr. Dahlstrom focuses his practice on all areas of land use. He incorporates a planning problem solving process in land use and land development issues, including zoning, subdivision, annexation, economic development, development agreements, signage, ordinance drafting, transportation, comprehensive planning, utilities, special districts, development fees, conservation, master planned developments, and aesthetics. He received his Bachelors of Urban Planning and Design, cum laude, from the University of Cincinnati and his J.D. from the University of Texas School of Law.
Mr. Hosey practices in the areas of oil, gas and mineral law, title and transactional matters, real estate law, business law, and international business law. Since 1998, he has served on the Joint Editorial Board for the development of the Texas Title Examinations Standards established by the Real Property, Probate and Trust Law and Oil, Gas and Energy Resources Law Sections of the State Bar of Texas, which are published in the Texas Property Code and is also a member of the Council of the State Bar Oil, Gas & Energy Resources Section. He is a frequent lecturer and writer on oil, gas and land title issues. Mr. Hosey received his B.A. degree from The University of Texas at El Paso in 1976, and is a 1979 graduate of St. Mary’s University School of Law, where he is an Adjunct Professor of Law, teaching Texas Land Titles.
Ms. Howard is a trial attorney focusing on real estate disputes, commercial litigation and employment law. Ms. Howard distinguishes herself by partnering with clients to determine their goals for litigation up front, to re-evaluate those goals as the litigation progresses, and to advise, inform, and counsel clients to obtain those goals. Ms. Howard frequently becomes involved in disputes at the pre-litigation stage, advising clients on economical workout strategies to resolve the issue, as well as reduce time and expense. Ms. Howard received her B.A. in Economics from Rice University, and she received her J.D., magna cum laude, from the University of Houston Law Center.