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Michael J. Treece

Mr. Treece is a 1984 graduate of Stephen F. Austin State University, where he majored in business administration and was a member of Beta Gamma Sigma and Alpha Chi honor fraternities. In 1988, he received his law degree from the University of Houston Law Center, after which he began representing community associations throughout the Greater Houston area.  For more than 25 years, Mr. Treece’s practice has included HOA collections, foreclosures, deed restriction enforcement and related HOA activities. He has also handled a wide variety of litigation, as well as Probate and Estate Planning matters.

Mr. Treece is AV-rated by Martindale-Hubbel, and he is licensed by the Supreme Court of the State of Texas to practice in all State Courts and certain Federal Courts. Mike has retained current or past membership in the State Bar of Texas, Houston Bar Association, American Bar Association, and The Association of Trial Lawyers of America. His speaking / teaching engagements include Continuing Legal Education seminars, local bar associations and numerous civic organizations.

Email: mike@treecelaw.com

 

Education

University of Houston Law Center
J.D., 1988

Stephen F. Austin State University
B.B.A, 1984

Areas of Practice

  • Community Association Law

  • General Litigation

  • Collections and Creditors’ Rights

  • Foreclosure

  • Wills, Probate, and Estate Planning

  • Post Judgment Collections

  • Residential and Commercial Real Estate

  • Real Estate Development

  • Corporate Transactions

  • Entity Formations

  • Contract Disputes

Bar Admissions

•State Bar of Texas
•Southern District of Texas

 

 
 

 

Vivian Tomlinson

Prior to joining the firm, Vivian worked as General Counsel for a real estate developer and home building company where she focused on commercial and residential real estate, transactional and corporate matters.  She has experience working with real estate developers in relation to the creation of communities and community associations.  Ms. Tomlinson also worked for the City of Houston’s Real Estate Branch focusing on land acquisitions and condemnation.  Her practice emphasizes the representation of property owners associations with respect to corporate matters, collections, and deed restriction enforcement.  She also interacts with and assists property owners associations, developers, and corporations with regard to real estate transactions, corporate matters, drafting of legal documentation and contract disputes.

Email: vivian@treecelaw.com

 
 

Education

J.D., South Texas College of Law

B.B.A., Texas A&M University

Areas of Practice

  • Community Association Law

  • General Litigation

  • Collections and Creditors’ Rights

  • Foreclosure

  • Post Judgment Collections

  • Residential and Commercial Real Estate

  • Real Estate Development

  • Corporate Transactions

  • Entity Formations

  • Contract Disputes

Bar Admissions

• State Bar of Texas

 

 
 
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Philip T. Segura

Philip has experience working with community associations, businesses, and individuals on a variety of their needs. Prior to joining the firm, he worked on a number of employment disputes in federal court. While in law school, he served as an Executive Editor of the Baylor Law Review and gained experience working with a Magistrate Judge.

Email: phil@treecelaw.com

 

Education

Baylor Law School
J.D., 2015
Executive Editor, Baylor Law Review

Texas A&M University
B.S., 2011

Areas of Practice

  • Community Association Law

  • General Litigation

  • Collections and Creditors’ Rights

  • Foreclosure

  • Post Judgment Collections

  • Employment Disputes

  • Contract Disputes

  • Wills, Probate, and Estate Planning

Bar Admissions

•State Bar of Texas
•Southern District of Texas

Publications and Presentations

• Philip Segura, Note, Disputing the Boundary of the Declaratory Judgments Act, 67 Baylor L. Rev. 323 (2015). 
•Philip Segura, Small Business Owners Beware! The FLSA is Changing, The Pasadena Citizen (May 18, 2016).
Complying with Texas Wage and Hour Laws, Lorman Education Services, Co-Speaker, Houston, Texas, July 2016.