BEN DE LEON AND GEORGE WARD SELECTED AS SUPER LAWYERS – RISING STARS 2016

BEN DE LEON AND GEORGE WARD SELECTED AS SUPER LAWYERS - RISING STARS 2016

De Leon & Washburn, P.C. is proud to announce that attorneys Ben De Leon and George Ward have been selected as Super Lawyers – Rising Stars for 2016*. This is Ben’s sixth designation as a Rising Star, and George has received the award for five consecutive years. Ben continues to represent clients in matters involving…

Ben De Leon Honored in 2016 Best Lawyers in America

Ben De Leon Honored in 2016 Best Lawyers in America

The law firm of De Leon & Washburn, P.C. is proud to announce that firm president Ben De Leon has been selected as one of the 2016 Best Lawyers in America© in the area of Insurance Law. Ben is honored to receive this designation by his peers for the second year in a row, and…

Hector De Leon Honored in 2016 Best Lawyers in America

Hector De Leon Honored in 2016 Best Lawyers in America

We are proud to announce that our founder and colleague, Mr. Hector De Leon, has been selected by his peers for inclusion in the 2016 Best Lawyers in America© in the field of Insurance Law.  Mr. De Leon is proud to receive this honor from his peers once again, and he looks forward to continuing…

Ben De Leon and George Ward Selected as Super Lawyers – Rising Stars

Ben De Leon and George Ward Selected as Super Lawyers - Rising Stars

De Leon & Washburn, P.C. is proud to announce that attorneys Ben De Leon and George Ward have been selected as Super Lawyers* – Rising Stars for 2015. This is Ben’s fifth straight designation as a Rising Star, and George has received the award for four consecutive years. Ben continues to represent a wide range of clients…

Firm honored in U.S. News Best Law Firms

Firm honored in U.S. News Best Law Firms

De Leon & Washburn is proud to be designated as one of the Best Law Firms in America in the area of insurance law.   WASHINGTON — U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers, for the fifth consecutive year, announce the 2015 “Best Law Firms” rankings. Firms included in the 2015 “Best Law Firms” list are recognized…

Interns and The Fair Labor Standards Act

Interns and the Fair Labor Standards Act

If you are considering hiring a free intern, there are a few points you should consider.  While interns were once considered a bonanza of free labor, employers are no longer free to enjoy this former Wild West of employment law. The US Department of Labor (“DOL”) has stated that the following criteria must be met for an…

Ben De Leon & George Ward Repeat as Rising Stars for 2014

Ben De Leon & George Ward Repeat as Rising Stars for 2014

The law firm of De Leon & Washburn, P.C. is proud to announce that attorneys Ben De Leon and George Ward have been selected as Super Lawyers – Rising Stars for 2014. This is Ben’s fourth straight designation as a Rising Star, and George has received the award for three consecutive years. Ben continues to…

Hector De Leon Featured in NBC News

Hector DeLeon in NBC News

Founder of De Leon & Washburn, P.C., Hector De Leon has been featured in a recent article on NBC News. The article, entitled “Republican Latinos Fight Anti-Immigrant Rhetoric in Texas”, discusses immigration policy in Texas. Hector De Leon grew up in humble circumstances on the east side of Austin, Texas. For most of his life…

George Ward IV Honored by The Texas Bar Foundation

George B. Ward photo

Mr. George B. Ward IV with De Leon & Washburn, P.C. has been elected to membership in the Fellows of the Texas Bar Foundation. Fellows of the Foundation are selected for their outstanding professional achievements and their demonstrated commitment to the improvement of the justice system throughout the state of Texas. Election is a mark…

Is Your Form Lease Outdated?

Is Your Form Lease Outdated?

Has this ever happened to you? A Tenant client asks you to review a Landlord’s proposed lease for space in an established shopping center. You start reviewing the lease and find that it contains provisions related to delays in Landlord’s original construction of the center. It may contain a site plan exhibit which names occupants…