Our advice to business leaders focuses on the company's specific situation and goals while keeping in mind the legal requirements for that industry. For example, as an adviser to physician practice groups, we provide advice that is common to most businesses, while also addressing the effect that health care law and the changes to it will have on the company's proposed actions and agreements.
Penny can help with divorce and family related issues as well as with probate (the legal process after someone dies), wills and estate planning. Penny also assists with the military law aspects of these areas of law. When Penny served her country as a commissioned officer/lawyer on active duty with the United States Air Force, she learned Military Law and gained valuable experience helping military members with their divorces, wills and other personal legal matters.
Prior to joining the Air Force, Penny was a criminal prosecutor in Plainview, Texas, serving as Assistant District Attorney for the 64th and 242nd Judicial Districts of Texas and as acting County Attorney for Hale County, Texas.
Penny is licensed in Texas and Florida, and elected inactive status in Florida. Penny is admitted to practice before the Texas Supreme Court (1992); U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas (1993); U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas (2013); Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces (1995); the Florida Supreme Court (2001); U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida (2001); U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit (2002).
Penny: I am a member of the College of the State Bar of Texas. I earned my law degree at Texas Tech University School of Law in 1992 and my Bachelor degree, with highest honors, at Lubbock Christian University in 1989.
I am a veteran committed to helping other veterans and I offer military discounts to active duty, reservists, guard, honorably discharged veterans and military dependents.
Penny Phillips is licensed in Texas and has elected inactive status in Florida. Derek Phillips is licensed in Texas and has elected inactive status in Florida. Megan Abens is licensed in Texas.
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