Brian's transactional real estate practice encompasses a broad range of commercial real estate, including single-family and master-planned community development, homebuilding, entitlement issues, property owner associations, acquisitions and dispositions of improved and unimproved property, retail development and leasing, multi-family, real estate finance on both the lender and borrower sides, office development and leasing, and loan workouts. Brian also has considerable experience forming and setting up business entities for his clients.

 

Education

 

B.A., the University of Texas at Austin, 1995
J.D., Dedman School of Law, Southern Methodist University, 2000
Member of the International Law Review Association of SMU
Senior Managing Editor of NAFTA: Law and Business Review of the Americas, 1999-2000

 

Prior Experience

 

Of Counsel, Koons Real Estate Law, P.C., 2011-2012
Associate and then Partner, Bellinger & DeWolf, L.L.P., 2004-2011
Associate, McDonald Sanders, P.C. (Fort Worth), 2000-2004

 

Awards

 

Texas Super Lawyers® - Rising Stars Edition 2009, a designation reserved for no more than 2.5% of young Texas lawyers (Super Lawyers is a Thomason Reuters service)

 

Personal

 

Married to Jennifer Mier and the proud father of two daughters.

 

When he is not working, Brian enjoys spending time with his family, traveling, following Texas Longhorn football, fishing, camping and just about any outdoor activity. Brian is also an avid cyclist and enjoys riding his bike as often as possible, usually in the White Rock Lake area.

 

Brian is a 13th generation Texan whose family traces its roots to the founders of the City of San Antonio, his family having come to Texas from Spain in the 18th century.

 

Professional Memberships

 

Dallas Bar Association, Real Estate Section
Urban Land Institute North Texas

 

Other Affliations and Board Service

 

Parishioner at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church
Knights of Columbus Council 799
The ARC of Greater Tarrant County, Board Member, 2003-2004
Phone: (972) 619-6290Fax: (972) 619-6291Email: bmier@mierlaw.com