Brett M. Moyer

Brett is a Partner of Moyer Lewis & Patton, and practices in the areas of business law and estate planning/probate.

Business Law

Brett serves as outside general counsel for corporate clients, providing advice on the full spectrum of day-to-day legal issues. He facilitates his clients in the areas of business transactions, including the sale and purchase of corporate equity or assets; corporate formation; business succession planning; litigation/dispute resolution; commercial lending/borrowing; employment issues; as well as reviewing, drafting and negotiating contracts. Additionally, Brett has extensive experience in construction law matters, including the drafting and negotiation of construction contracts, construction disputes and managing the process of lien perfection in Texas. Brett is a certified mediator and is experienced in trial courts and appellate courts in Texas.

Estate Planning / Probate

Brett is experienced and assists clients with:

  • Drafting wills
  • Living Wills
  • Trusts
  • Heirship proceedings
  • Probate of wills
  • Medical Power of Attorney
  • Statutory Durable Power of Attorney

In addition, Brett has also served as a court appointed attorney ad litem in heirship proceedings.

Education

Brett received his J.D. from the University of Houston in December 1999 after graduating from Baylor University with a B.B.A. in December 1996. He was licensed to practice law in Texas in May 2000. In addition to Texas trial and appellate courts, he is admitted to practice before the United States District Courts for the Southern District of Texas.

Appellate Cases

  • In re Mott, 137S.W.3d 870 (Tex.App. – Houston [1st Dist.], 2004)
  • McCarroll v. My Sentinel, LLC 2009Tex. App. LEXIS 9363 (Tex. App—Houston [1st Dist.] 2004).

Memberships

Brett is a member of:

  • Construction Law Section of the State Bar of Texas
  • Construction Law Section of the Houston Bar Association
  • Mergers & Acquisitions Forum
  • Business Law Section of the State Bar of Texas
  • Probate, Trusts & Estates Section of the Houston Bar Association
  • Houston West Chamber of Commerce