Legal Department

Legal Department

Bankruptcy Law

KMP provides competent legal services in the area of bankruptcy law. In life, monetary challenges can arise that are difficult to handle - struggling with mounting debt, facing the foreclosure of a home, or risking the repossession of assets. Financial obligations can have a profound effect on our lives. During these difficult times, you need a legal team that is capable of helping you obtain the relief from financial burdens that you are entitled to receive under the law. KMP has helped people, families and business owners emerge free from the pressures of overwhelming debt so they can take back their futures and enjoy a fresh start.

Business Organizations & Corporate Law

KMP focuses on entity formation and maintenance of the entity records specific to the needs of each client. Our services include the formal organization and structuring of the following: Corporations, Limited Liability Companies, Limited Partnerships, Partnerships, Professional Associations, Corporate Law, Mergers and Acquisitions, Family Limited Partnerships, Purchase and Sale of Business Entities and ongoing concerns, and Business Litigation matters taking into consideration issues regarding management, continuity, transferability of ownership interests, and formality of operation.

Civil Litigation

KMP offers Civil Litigation service to clients when court proceedings cannot be avoided in order to settle a dispute. When cases cannot be resolved outside of court, we represent our clients in the preparation and prosecution of claims through trials and hearings in the federal, state, and local courts. As part of our litigation services, we manage a client’s civil case through the initial investigation, preparation, and amendment of pleadings and discovery to pre-trial, trial, mediation, and settlement. Our areas of litigation include the following areas: Litigation of Commercial Disputes, Contract Disputes, Business Litigation, Insurance Defense Litigation, Trucking Accident Defense, Real Estate Litigation, Construction Disputes, and Employment Litigation.

Construction Law

KMP provides an array of construction services including contract negotiation and development for medium and large-sized ventures, claims assistance throughout the staging, design, and construction of projects, arbitration, litigation, mediation, lien actions, trial, and appellate services. When issues cannot be resolved, our attorneys are skilled in alternative dispute resolution and litigation. Our services include the following: Representing Owners and Contractors, Developers (commercial and residential), Architect Contracts and relationship issues, Engineering Contracts and relationship issues, General Contractor Contracts and relationship issues, Insurance requirements, Bonding documentation and requirements, Construction defect litigation, and Construction payment litigation.

Education Law

KMP provides a broad range of education legal services in the areas of accreditation advice and advocacy, student relations, student litigation, regulatory investigations, personnel matters, litigation and insurance, and public finance.

Employment Law

At KMP, our team of lawyers are highly skilled in all areas of employment law and can help with any matters such as Drafting Employer Personnel Policy Manuals, presentation of training seminars and conferences for Employers, Employment Litigation, Americans with Disabilities Act, Age, gender and religious discrimination and retaliation, National origin and race discrimination and retaliation, Workers’ compensation discrimination and retaliation defense, Title VII discrimination and retaliation defense, Representation of Employers in EEOC and Texas Commission on Human Rights proceedings, and Representation of Employers in Texas Workforce Commission proceedings (unemployment compensation claims).

Insurance Law

KMP’s practice areas span a wide range of corporate and insurance defense litigation in Federal and Texas State courts which include Bad Faith, Commercial Insurance, Errors and Omissions Insurance, Professional Malpractice – Legal and Medical, Property and Casualty, and Personal Injury Defense. Additionally, we have active litigation files involving property and casualty, automobile and trucking liability, premises liability, commercial liability, general liability, and builder’s risk liability. Our attorneys work with numerous insurance companies and their insured parties, insurance service organizations, and self-insured businesses to provide comprehensive, efficient, and aggressive litigation services.

Real Estate Law

KMP provides advice, legal opinions, litigation services, and document preparation concerning real estate law in the state of Texas. Commonly provided services include, but are not limited to, commercial and residential subdivision development, establishment of condominium regimes (commercial and residential), contracts for the purchase of residential and commercial properties, construction contracts for residential and commercial developments, deed preparation, owner financing documents, real estate closings, lien claims and removal, contract review, and real estate litigation.

Wills, Trusts, & Estate Planning

KMP provides personalized counsel to clients and their families at various stages of their lives, whether it be drafting wills, durable power of attorneys, health care directives, trusts, counseling clients on estate and gift tax saving techniques, or guiding clients through the process of estate administration when a family member passes. Our attorneys carefully tailor our estate planning and tax planning strategies to each individual and/or family’s needs to ensure that lifetime and testamentary wishes are achieved.