Mr. Weiner practices in the areas of real estate and business law. His real estate practice includes the acquisition, financing, development, leasing and disposition of real property (including shopping centers, single-tenant commercial properties, office buildings and residential subdivisions). His business law practice includes creation of business entities, acquisition and sale of businesses, and secured transactions.
Mr. Weiner works with real estate developers, real estate investors, homebuilders and other individuals and business entities regarding sale and purchase transactions, development agreements, deed restrictions and formation of homeowners associations. He works with both landlords and tenants regarding leasing of commercial strip centers, restaurant properties, other single-tenant commercial properties and office building space, including leasing issues relating to franchises and leasehold financing. Mr. Weiner also deals heavily with lenders and borrowers regarding commercial loans, primarily those secured by real property. In addition, he advises individuals and companies on the formation and filing of various business entities and with asset sale and purchase transactions.
•“Mineral Rights, Surface Damage and Title Insurance: What Is (And Isn't) Covered in a Title Policy,” State Bar of Texas, Advanced Real Estate Law Course 2013, July 2013
•“Caught in the Middle: Practical Drafting Tips For Sublandlords,” South Texas College of Law, 28th Annual Real Estate Law Conference, June 2013
•“Stuck in the Middle: The Upside and Downside of Being a Sublandlord,” State Bar of Texas, 34th Annual Advanced Real Estate Law Course, July 2012
•“Mineral Endorsements: Recent Changes to How Mineral Rights are Handled in Texas Title Insurance Policies,” South Texas College of Law, 25th Annual Real Estate Law Conference, June 2010
•“Planning in Advance for Disasters: Finding and Fixing the Gaps in Your Documents,” South Texas College of Law, 24th Annual Real Estate Law Conference, June 2009, materials prepared with Marilyn Maloney
•“Planning in Advance for Disasters: Finding and Fixing the Gaps in Your Documents (with Marilyn Maloney),” Houston Real Estate Lawyers Council, May 2009
•“Planning in Advance for Disasters: Finding and Fixing the Gaps in Your Documents,” University of Houston Seminar, Real Estate Workouts, Documents & Closings, February 2009 (co-author and co-presenter with Marilyn Maloney)
•“Drafting for Disasters,” Commercial Finance Roundtable, November 2008 (co-author with Marilyn Maloney)
•“Do Your Documents Leave Any Gaps? Planning in Advance for Disasters,” State Bar of Texas, 30th Annual Advanced Real Estate Law Course, July 2008 (co-author with Marilyn Maloney)
Legislative Update: What Minerals Coverage is Left Under Texas Title Insurance Policies?
•The New Texas Assignment of Rents Act and its Impact on Future Real Estate Loan Transactions
•The New Age of Minerals Coverage in Texas Title Insurance Policies
•“Fair Compromise?: Allocation of Re-letting Costs in Commercial Leases,” The 101 Practice Series: Breaking Down the Basics, American Bar Association Young Lawyers Division, 2009