Holmes PLLC is a premier litigation and trial boutique representing businesses and business people in various oil and gas, contract, real estate, tort, and commercial matters.
Efficient and cost-sensitive business and litigation skills across a variety of commercial lease matters and most particularly for oil and gas.read more
The Firm primarily handles legal disputes involving oil and gas litigation, contract disputes, business-tort litigation, and real estate litigation, regularly obtaining superior results for its clients.read more
The Firm's business cases and clients have developed a transactional practice involving entity formation, trust administration, deeds and conveyancing, bank and equity financing, mineral lease negotiation, contract drafting and negotiation, and regulatory compliance.read more
The Firm accomplishes discovery and pre-trial motion practice in the most cost-effective manner possible, finds the best experts for any given subject matter, and seeks each case's turning point either at summary judgement, expert challenges, or trials.
If cases are not resolved before trial, Holmes PLLC tries each case on a thorough and solid record before a jury or to the bench - because the Firm strives to protect its clients' rights during the all-important appellate process. Holmes PLLC has represented companies and individuals in the state and federal appellate courts involving a variety of civil disputes, on both the defense and plaintiff sides.
Holmes PLLC's business cases and clients have developed a transactional practice involving entity formation, capital raising in the private equity market, trust administration, deeds and conveyancing, bank and equity financing, mineral lease negotation, contract drafting and negotation, and regulatory compliance.
“My company just got notice that we were sued by a party to our sales contract in a rural Texas county [or in downtown Dallas]. What should we do now?”
After assessing venue, Holmes PLLC next discusses with each client the mechanics of the lawsuit it faces, or must file.
The Texas civil justice system and business owners badly need further reforms to laws on superseding judgments awarding money. Business owners who cannot remove thousands or millions of dollars from operations
What are post-production deductions in gas royalties?
Post-production deductions (“PPDs”) are charges against royalty payments that reflect a producer’s (lessee’s) efforts to transform newly produced
For every year since Texas Monthly began its annual survey of the “Texas Super Lawyers,” James Holmes has achieved the ranking of Super Lawyer.
In September 2015, James Holmes gave a one-day seminar to oil and gas industry professionals on upstream accounting and royalty administration.