Congratulations to our new associate!

By   |  July 17, 2017

Bourland, Wall & Wenzel would like to welcome our newest associate attorney Nick R. Gerner. Mr. Gerner is a summa cum laude graduate from Texas A&M University School of Law. His practice focuses on commercial real estate law. He was…Read More

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Congratulations to our new associate!

By   |  March 16, 2017

Bourland, Wall & Wenzel would like to welcome our newest associate attorney Peter C. Hogue. Mr. Hogue is a graduate from Texas A&M School of Law. His practice focuses on probate, business and commercial litigation for business and individuals. He…Read More

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Boost Your Bottom Line

By   |  December 19, 2016

  Money Saving Provisions For Landlords To Consider In Commercial Leases Rental provisions may be some of the most important economic terms in a commercial lease, but there are many other less obvious provisions that can also have a direct…Read More

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Comparing Private Foundations and Donor Advised Funds

By   |  December 2, 2016

Although 98% of high net-worth clients give to charity, only 55% report discussing philanthropy with their professional advisors.” E.R. Heisman, 41 Estate Planning, No. 7, 27 (July 2014). This should be a huge wake-up call to all of us who…Read More

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Congratulations to our new associate!

By   |  December 1, 2016

Bourland, Wall & Wenzel would like to welcome our newest associate attorney Elle Whitaker. Ms. Whitaker is a cum laude graduate from The University of Alabama School of Law.Her practice focuses business transactions and business planning. She was admitted into…Read More

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Texas Trade Secrets

By   |  July 29, 2016

Whether it is a proprietary chemical formula, computer program, process, financial data or pricing information, or even customer lists, a company’s trade secret and confidential information constitute important assets. However, many companies fail to take the necessary steps to protect their information, thereby losing the protections afforded under Texas law and losing the ability to claim trade secret or confidential status over their valuable information.

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Four Keys to Creating Lasting Vision for a Nonprofit

By   |  May 8, 2013

…there are four keys to to creating lasting vision in the nonprofit context: 1 |   Conceptualizing Vision: Whether done at the founding stage of the organization or after, the board should take time to distill the core values (the…Read More

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How to Set Up a Disaster Relief Charity

By   |  April 22, 2013

When tragedy strikes as it did in different ways last week in Boston and West one thing is a constant, the desire of Americans to help their neighbors. That help comes in many forms as people seek to meet the…Read More

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Religious Property Tax Exemptions: A Sticky Issue

By   |  April 17, 2013

Last week an article appeared on Forbes online that caught my attention. The article discussed a Tennessee case in which a megachurch sought (ultimately unsuccessfully) property tax exemption for portions of its real property used for a bookstore and a fitness center. You can read more of the details in the article.

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Nonprofit Formation: Choosing the Vehicle

By   |  January 10, 2013

Once the decision has been made to operate in the nonprofit form, the next decision is the proper organizational vehicle. For nonprofit organizations that will ultimately seek tax-exempt status as organizations described under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code,…Read More

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