Lawyers and bar associations in Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma und Texas

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Here you find a list of lawyers in Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas.

General remarks

In principle, a lawyer can only represent his clients before the courts of the U.S. state in which he is admitted by the bar association. Representation before federal courts, on the other hand, partly requires a special admission, which also depends on the respective case that is to be brought.

In principle, there is no legal regulation in the USA corresponding to the German legal institution of compulsory representation by a lawyer. However, due to the differences between the U.S. and German legal systems, it is advisable to consult a lawyer in the event of legal disputes.

There is no fee schedule for attorneys in the USA. Lawyers usually charge hourly fees between $100,- and $500,- contingency fee or sometimes a one-time fixed fee. Therefore, it is recommended that a written agreement on the fee be reached before the client is retained. Often, a high down payment on the expected costs is to be paid before the lawyer takes action. Unlike in Germany, each party usually pays its own attorney's fees, even if it prevails.

Inmates are entitled to a public defender if they are indigent. Legal aid is granted in some U.S. states to litigants who reside there. The local bar associations sometimes provide free legal advice and offer a lawyer referral service in cases of indigence.

A US-American notary public is not comparable with a German notary. The activity as a notary public, to certify signatures and sometimes also photocopies, does not require any previous legal training.

This information is based on information available to the Consulate General at the time of writing. The information and, in particular, the naming of lawyers and other legal advisors is provided without obligation and without guarantee. The client is responsible for all costs and fees in connection with the mandate.

Area code for the USA from Germany: 001/+1


Ted H. Sanders

Sanders, Morgan &Clarke, PLLC

Attorneys At Law

701 South Street

P.O. Box 2308

Mountain Home, AR 72654

Tel.: 870-425-2126/-3139

Fax: 870-424-3447

Email: ted@smc-attorneys.com

Specialties: Estate law, civil law, real estate law, corporate law

Language: English

Bar Association

Arkansas Bar Association

2224 Cottondale Lane

Little Rock, AR 72202

Tel.: 501-375-4606

Fax: 501-375-4901


Language: English


Susanne Veters Cooper

1700 Moss Street,

New Orleans, LA 70119

Tel.: 504-265-8883

E-Mail: new-orleans@hk-diplo.de (German Honorary Consul)

Fachgebiet: Labor law

Languages: English, German

Bar Association

Louisiana State Bar Association

601 St. Charles Avenue

New Orleans, LA 70130-3404

Tel: 504-566-1600

Tel.: 1-800-421-5722

(Membership Directory)

Fax: 504-566-0930


Language: English


Bar Association

State Bar of New Mexico

5121 Masthead N.E.

Albuquerque, NM 87109

Tel.: 505-797-6000

Tel.: 1-800-876-6227

Fax: 505-828-3765

Email: sbnm@nmbar.org


Language: English


Roger A. Stong

Crowe & Dunlevy

Attorneys and Counselors at Law

324 N. Robinson, Suite 100

Oklahoma City, OK 73102

Tel.: 405-239-6614

Fax: 405-272 5255

Email: roger.stong@crowedunlevy.com

Specialty: Company law

Language: English

Jeremy J. Tubb

Fuller, Tubb, Bickford & Krahl

201 Robert S. Kerr Avenue, Suite 1000

Oklahoma City, OK 73102

Tel.: 405-548-0272

Fax: 405-232-8384

Email: jeremy.tubb@fullertubb.com (German Honorary Consul)

Specialty: litigation, labor law

Languages: English, German

Bar Association

Oklahoma Bar Association

1901 N. Lincoln Blvd.

Oklahoma City, OK 73152-3036

Tel.: 405-416-7000

Fax: 405-416-7001


Language: English


Rigien Bagekany-Jackson

Attorney at Law

Jackson, Landrith & Kulesz, PC

601 West Abram Street

Arlington, TX 76010

Tel.: 817-226-1100

Mobile: 682-346-8180

Fax: 817-226-2727

Email: rigien@jlkattorneys.com


Robert P. Braubach

Attorney and Counselor at Law

106 S. St. Mary's Street, Suite 200

San Antonio, TX 78205

Tel: 210 271-0630

Fax: 210 225-1951

Email: braubach@texas.net

Website (Honorary consul for Belgium and Namibia ret.)

Specialties: Commercial Real Estate Law, Business Law, European Union Law, Board Ceritfied – Commercial, Real Estate Law – State Bar of Texas

Law firm is ready to accept German legal trainees

Languages: English, French, Spanish, a little German

Marc C. Carter

Attorney at Law

Schaffer, Carter, Kennedy & Mays

1001 McKinney, Suite 1600

Houston, TX 77002

Tel.: 713-228-8500

Email: marccarter@sckmlaw.com


Specialties: Criminal Law, defend persons and entities charged with crimes in state and federal courts

Law firm is ready to accept German legal Trainees.

Language: English

Kenneth J. Harder

Kenneth J. Harder

Attorney at Law

Jackson Lewis PC

717 Texas Ave, Suite 1700

Houston, TX 77002

Tel.: 832-900-5515


Email: Kenneth.Harder@jacksonlewis.com

Specialty: Immigration and Nationality Law

Language: English

Ingrid U. Wade

Attorneys At Law

Morris, Lendais, Hollrah & Snowden, PLLC

520 Post Oak Blvd., Suite 700

Houston, TX 77027

Tel.: 713-966-7200

Fax: 713-966-7225

Email: iwade@mlhs.net

Specialty: general practice (firm does not take on criminal or family law cases)

Languages: English, German

Rodney C. Koenig, Kevin O'Gorman

Attorney At Law

Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP

1301 McKinney St., Suite 5100

Houston, TX 77010-3095

Tel.: 713-651-5151; 713-651-3771

Fax: 713-651-5246

Email: rodney.koenig@nortonrosefulbright.com, kevin.ogorman@nortonrosefulbright.com

Specialties: Probate law, general practice, tax law, corporate law, immigration law, privacy law, litigation, arbitration;

Languages: English, German

Dr. Isabel Saulnier, LL.M.

Attorney at Law (Texas)/ Rechtsanwältin (Deutschland)

Urban Thier & Federer, P.A.

2929 Allen Parkway, Suite 200

Houston, TX 77019

Tel: +1 (832) 916-2856

Fax: +1 (832) 916-2857


E-Mail: saulnier@urbanthier.com

Specialties: General practice, specialties: business law, corporate law, estate law (estate planning, estate administration in Texas and Germany), family law (divorce law, custody conflicts, Hague Conventions)

Law firm is ready to accept German legal Trainees.Law firm is ready to accept German legal Trainees.

Languages: German, English, French, Italian

Manuel Schönhuber

Attorney at Law

Jackson Walker LLP

1401 McKinney, Suite 1900

Houston, TX 77010

Tel.: 713-752-4221

V: 713-752-4394

E-Mail: mschoenhuber@jw.com

Specialties: Construction and real estate law, energy law, corporate law, labor law, corporate law, insolvency law, litigation, conflict management

Languages: English, German

David Sergi

Sergi and Associates P.C.

329 South Guadalupe Street

San Marcos, Texas 78666

Tel: 512 392 5010

Cell: 512 757 1570

Fax: 512 392 5042

Email: David@sergilaw.com

Specialties: Criminal Law, Family Law, Personal Injury, Trademark and IP, Corporate & Real Estate Matters.

Law firm is ready to accept German legal Trainees.

Languages: English, German

Dr. Klaus Thoma

Attorney At Law

Thoma & Associates, PLLC

520 Post Oak Blvd, Ste 710

Houston, TX 77027

Tel.: 713-966-7204

Fax: 713-966-7293

Email: kthoma@thomalaw.com

Specialties: Corporate law, real estate law, tax law, company formations, technology transfers (also admitted as U.S. patent attorney).

Languages: English, German, Spanish

Bar Association

State Bar of Texas

1414 Colorado St.

Austin, TX 78701

Tel.: 512-463-1463

Tel.: 1-800-204-2222

Fax: 512-427-4100


Language: English

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