Sprouse Shrader Smith

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Sprouse Shrader Smith strives to be a full-service law firm for our clients. Each practice area has multiple lawyers dedicated to providing innovative and comprehensive counsel to each matter that walks through our door. Whether you are looking for an experienced attorney to help with your business contracts, purchasing real estate or someone to advise you on a last will and testament, Spouse Shrader Smith is here to help.

The diversity of our practice areas is reflected by our client base. Large organizations and individuals alike come to Sprouse for the client-centered attention they receive. Our multidisciplinary firm lends itself to assist in any client need that may arise. With such board knowledge, our lawyers collaborate to make each client experience efficient and effective. To review the practice area descriptions or find attorneys in a specific area, please click on the links to the left.

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701 S. Taylor St., Suite #500

Brooks, J. Shane

Shane Brooks is a Member with Sprouse Shrader Smith PLLC whose broad transactional practice includes advising businesses and individuals in Texas and New Mexico in oil and gas, real estate,

Pratt, Laura W.

Using her background in science, Laura Pratt is an attorney with Sprouse Shrader Smith whose practice focuses on business and commercial litigation, specifically business disputes, oil and gas, eminent domain,

805 Las Cimas Parkway, Las Cimas III, Suite 350

Irion, Terrence “Terry” L.

Terry Irion is an Of Counsel with Sprouse Shrader Smith PLLC. His primary practice area is real estate purchases and sale transactions, land use planning and development services, and advocacy

701 S. Taylor St., Suite #500

Howell III, J. F. “Jack”

Jack Howell is a Member with Sprouse Shrader Smith PLLC.  Jack’s practice focuses on tax law and business organizations, structures, and transactions. Jack focuses on advising affluent families, entrepreneurs, and

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Department of Labor Issues Proposed Rule Raising Minimum Salary for Overtime Pay Exemptions

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On August 1, 2023, the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) implemented significant changes to Form I-9, which all employers are required to use for verifying the identity and

A Guide for Understanding the U.S. Federal Gift Tax Rules

Introduction: In the United States, individuals who give substantial gifts to their loved ones may encounter the federal gift tax. The federal gift tax is imposed on the transfer of