200 East Abram Street
Arlington TX 76010
Intellectual property projects and bankruptcy filings are typically fixed-price; litigation is usually billed hourly.
Rates vary from $275 to $350/hour. Patents and bankruptcy filings are typically on a per-task basis.
By appointment only
Spanish is available given notice that it is needed; other languages are also available as needed.
The engineering background of principal attorney Warren Norred lends itself to Intellectual Property, and has been a natural area of strength for the firm.
The bankruptcy focus of Norred Law comes from pro bono work performed early after graduation. Bankruptcy law is similar to Intellectual Property work, in that the practice of bankruptcy is dominated by complex and arcane rules, and includes a surprisingly wide range of creative opportunities to make bad financial situations better.
Of course, litigation seems to come with every area of legal practice, and rather than avoid the courtroom, our firm tends to enjoy it.
The more accurate the education the client has, the better. I particularly enjoy clients that read up on the Means Test for bankruptcy and know the process, or know the difference between a patent, trademark and copyright.
I'm happy to perform services that clients need!
Attorneys who provide initial consultations always have to balance the need to be paid for their knowledge with helping people who are hurting. When clients are open and honest and say that they are looking for assistance on a "do it yourself" legal project, then I'm happy to just charge them for a minimal amount of time, so long as they realize they are getting essentially generic answers to their specific questions.
I began a contract engineering firm in the mid-1990s, working throughout the Arlington and Dallas-Fort Worth region. I began offering services as a manufacturing representative firm covering the four-state area of Texas, Louisiana, Arkansas and Oklahoma in 2001, which is still in operation.
I ran my own small business for more than a decade before becoming an attorney, and worked as a professional engineer for a decade before that.
When faced with a legal dispute, I tend to offer an easy-going approach to the other side, but when the opposition shows that they are not interested, I shift to a far more aggressive side, a side that some folks think is more natural.Personal interests:
Running, biking, cycling, chess, and politics.
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