Firm Overview

The Brad J. Davidson Law Firm, PC is a firm formed in September of 2016 having a rapidly growing general business and civil litigation practice. The firm was founded by established Lubbock attorney Brad J. Davidson after spending over fifteen (15) years total in affiliation and almost a decade as a partner of one of Lubbock’s finest and most prestigious law firms. The Brad J. Davidson firm’s practice is focused primarily in representation of businesses throughout West Texas, the Permian Basin, and New Mexico in matters and practice areas including business formation, mergers and acquisitions, real estate, oil and gas, oil industry litigation, business finance, contracts, employment contracts, employment transactions and litigation, commercial litigation, business shareholder/interest holder litigation, employment defense litigation including Fair Labor Standards Act collective actions, and selected intellectual property matters. The firm currently has five (5) attorneys, a paralegal professional, and three (3) part-time law clerks and staff and is quickly expanding to meet and exceed the firm’s client base needs and expectations.

The firm is committed to aggressive and responsive representation of its clients. Our attorneys have a broad range of experience that enables them to be a full-service business firm. The firm is founded on the principle of responsive representation of clients in both litigation and general business matters. The firm’s attorneys strive to bring integrity and personal attention to representation of clients. The firm has built its relationship with its clients based on a foundation of trust, communication, and great service. The firm values each and every client and recognizes that every business issue deserves our time and recognition.

Main Office

Main Office
12405 Quaker Ave. Ste. B
Lubbock TX 79424

Phone

(806) 412-6000

Fax

(806) 412-6010

Fees

Free Initial Consultation?

No.

Services Offered For Fixed Fees?

Real Estate Document Preparation Entity Formation Estate Planning

Hourly Rates

$185 - $275

Office Information

Office Hours

9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Mon through Friday

Office Manager

Carrie Nevarez

Emergency After Hours

Yes

Languages Spoken

English

Business

Employment

Estate Planning

Sexual Harassment

Wrongful Termination

Probate

Real Estate

Commercial Real Estate

Overtime Pay

Unemployment

Brad Davidson

Brad J. Davidson Law Firm, PC

Brad maintains a general civil business practice including business formation, transactions, and general civil litigation, including commercial litigation, large scale commercial collections litigation, construction litigation, business dispute litigation, and general business and intellectual property litigation, as well as labor and employment litigation defense, including defense of Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) Collective Action Claims.

Brad has also served as local counsel and co-counsel with Dallas-based intellectual property counsel in litigation matters involving copyright and trademark matters.

Brad graduated magna cum laude from the Texas Tech University School of Law in 2002 and has been licensed to practice in state courts in Texas since November of 2002. Brad was sworn in by the New Mexico Supreme Court and licensed to practice law in the state courts of New Mexico on October 16, 2017. Leveraging his undergraduate chemical engineering degree (B.S. ChE, 1992 Texas A&M University), seven (7) years of work experience for a major U.S. based Fortune 500 petrochemical company in engineering, human resources, and corporate materials and energy procurement job functions, as well as his Masters in Business Administration (M.B.A.) credits from Auburn University, Brad serves many business clients across Texas and New Mexico as an outside general business and civil litigation counsel. He also serves as a general civil practice attorney for many individual clients for one-time and repeat civil litigation, business formation and business transactional matters.

In Brad's fifteen (15) years' experience and nearly ten (10) years as a partner in one of Lubbock's most prestigious and largest law firms, he has represented and advised clients in nearly every area of law touching small businesses in both Texas and New Mexico including business formations, ownership changes, sales and acquisitions (asset and stock/ownership purchase and sale transactions for partnerships, limited liability companies, and small corporations), contracts of all types, business litigation, real estate, oil & gas, construction (including construction finance, mechanics and materialman's liens, and contractor disputes), real estate acquisition, leasing and finance, employment law (including wage, overtime, unemployment and discrimination disputes), executive, employment and independent contractor agreements and disputes, noncompete, nonsolicitation and nondisclosure agreements and disputes, intellectual property disputes (including trademarks, trade secrets and copyrights), collections, as well as personal injury and property / casualty litigation, insurance defense and other insurance litigation, and corporate succession planning, estate and wealth succession planning, wills, probate and estate administration.

Brad seeks to represent clients with legal excellence while giving well-rounded, holistic business and legal advice with ethical, practical and personal perspectives.
Bar and Court Admissions:

State Bar of Texas, 2002
Admission to New Mexico Bar, October, 2017
Federal District Court for the Northern District of Texas, 2003
Federal District Court for the Western District of Texas, 2015
Federal District Court for the Southern District of Texas, 2016
Federal District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, 2016
United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit - July, 2018

Education:

Texas A & M University (B.S. Chemical Engineering 1992)
Texas Tech University School of Law (J.D. 2002 Magna Cum Laude, Order of the Coif)
Texas Tech Law Review Member 2000-02
Outstanding Casenote/Comment Editor Texas Tech Law Review 2001-02
Publications: Balancing Parental Choice, State Interest, and the Establishment Clause: Constitutional Guidelines for States' School-Choice Legislation, 33 Tex. Tech. L. Rev. 435 (2002); Outstanding Student Article Book 2, Volume 32
American Jurisprudence/CALI Awards in Legal Practice, Income Tax, Patent Law, Constitutional Law.

Memberships and Professional Recognitions:

State Bar of Texas
State Bar of New Mexico
Lubbock County Bar Association
Texas Association of Defense Counsel
Lubbock Chamber of Commerce Leadership Lubbock Class of 2007-08
Lubbock Chamber of Commerce Leadership Lubbock Steering Committee 2008-09

License

Bar Number: 24036439
Texas, 2002

Carter Bowers

Brad J. Davidson Law Firm, PC

Carter is a proud third-generation attorney from Lubbock, Texas. He focuses on a variety of civil matters while assisting in the Firm's business litigation and transactional practices. Carter also maintains interests in the areas of probate and estate planning, personal injury, and general business representation.

Carter graduated magna cum laude from Texas Tech University in 2011, earning a Bachelor of Arts in History with Honors and a Minor in Political Science. In May 2016, Carter graduated summa cum laude from Texas Tech University School of Law and was elected to the Order of the Coif. Upon graduation, Carter served as a briefing attorney for a one-year term under United States Magistrate Judge D. Gordon Bryant, Jr. Carter then joined the Brad J. Davidson Law Firm in August 2017 where he is pleased to continue his career serving his hometown.

Carter received his license to practice law in Texas in November 2016. He is a member of the State Bar of Texas and the Lubbock Area Bar Association. A West Texan and Red Raider, Carter is always ready to discuss Texas Tech football, basketball, and baseball, as well as the Dallas Cowboys and Houston Astros.

License

Bar Number: 24086718
Texas, 2016

Education

Texas Tech University School of Law
Doctor of Jurisprudence, 2016

Kristen Vander-Plas

Brad J. Davidson Law Firm, PC

Kristen Vander-Plas joined Brad J. Davidson Law Firm, PC in 2017 and focuses her practice on general civil business and commercial law, civil litigation, and appellate law. Kristen has handled a variety of issues for her clients, including title work, contracts, commercial collections, business formation, and all aspects of litigation.

A 2016 summa cum laude graduate of Texas Tech University School of Law, Kristen was elected into the Order of the Coif. After graduation, Kristen moved to Austin to work for the Supreme Court of Texas as a law clerk in the chambers of Justice Don R. Willett. Raised in Lubbock, Texas, Kristen is excited to be back in West Texas, helping her community members with their legal needs. She has been licensed to practice in state courts since November of 2016.

Kristen is very involved in the local legal community; she serves on various boards for the Lubbock Area Bar Association and is a member of the local Inn of Court. She enjoys assisting with continuing-education endeavors and currently serves on the steering committee for the development of a national conference for the nation's appellate lawyers. She also assists various State Bar committees and sections with technology geared to increase client accessibility of legal help and information.

A four-time national and state advocacy champion while in law school, Kristen was named the top oral advocate in Texas by the Texas Young Lawyers Association and the national best advocate by the American Bar Association. Kristen is also a member of the prestigious National Order of the Barristers. She currently coaches moot-court and mock-trial teams for the law school at Texas Tech.

Kristen is a firm believer that real success is born of work ethic, integrity, experience, and personality. She will work hard to provide quality legal advice crafted to meet her clients' individual needs.

Admissions

State Bar of Texas, 2016
Federal District Court for the Northern District of Texas
Federal District Court for the Western District of Texas
United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, August, 2018

Education

Texas Tech University School of Law (J.D. 2016, summa cum laude, Order of the Coif)
- Member, Texas Tech Law Review
- You Shall Not Pass!! How Kia Motors Corp. v. Ruiz Drastically Raised the Bar for Admission of Other Similar Incidents Evidence for Products Liability Claims in Texas, 47 TEX. TECH L. REV. 939 (2015)
- Top Grade/Distinction Awards in: Legal Writing I, Legal Writing II, Civil Procedure, Property, Discovery, Federal Income Taxation, Negotiations, Trial Advocacy, Family Law, and NAFTA
Lubbock Christian University (B.A. Humanities 2013, summa cum laude, Valedictorian)

Memberships and Professional Affiliations

State Bar of Texas
State Bar of Texas Litigation Section
- Associate Editor of The Advocate, the Section's quarterly professional publication
State Bar of Texas Appellate Section - Associate Editor of The Appellate Advocate, the Section's quarterly professional publication
Texas Young Lawyers Association
Lubbock Area Bar Association
- Chairman - Lubbock Law Day 2018 Committee
#AppellateTwitter
Honorary Lubbock County Sheriff's Deputy
Advisory Board - Lubbock County Sheriff's Academy
Board of Directors - Guadalupe-Parkway Sommerville Centers

License

Bar Number: 24086734
Texas, 2016

John Rabe

Brad J. Davidson Law Firm, PC

John was admitted to the State Bar of Texas in May 2018. His practice focuses on commercial litigation, mergers and acquisitions, debtor-creditor rights, creditor-side bankruptcy representation, shareholder and interest holder derivative actions, entity formation and maintenance, labor and employment law, and general real estate and contract matters.

John graduated magna cum laude from Brooklyn Law School in 2017, and graduated summa cum laude from The King’s College in 2014 with a Bachelor of Arts in Politics, Philosophy, and Economics. Before joining the firm, John served as a Judicial Intern in the chambers of the Honorable Ramon E. Reyes, United State Magistrate Judge for the Eastern District of New York and the Honorable Martin Glenn, United States Bankruptcy Judge for the Southern District of New York, and worked as a Summer Associate at the Manhattan office of a prominent international law firm, splitting time between litigation, corporate, and bankruptcy practice groups. John also served as an Associate Managing Editor of the Brooklyn Law Review, and published a Law Review Note entitled Golden Creditors, Copper Rules: Avoidance Actions Under Section 544(b) of the Bankruptcy Code in Cases Where a Federal Creditor Holds a Claim, 82 Brooklyn L. Rev. 1755 (2017).

After law school, John and his wife Elizabeth left New York, moving to Elizabeth’s hometown of Lubbock, Texas to start their young family. John joined the firm as a Law Clerk in July 2017, and John and his wife Elizabeth welcomed their first child, Isla Beth, to the world in September 2017.

License

Bar Number: 24107903
Texas, 2018

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