Bernard Walter, B J Walter, Attorney at Law

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B J Walter, Attorney at Law

B J Walter, Attorney at Law Business Lawyer
4340 Bremner
4340 Bremner
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Business Description


I am an attorney with 44 years of experience in the practice of law. I represent business owners and individuals in general business matters and litigation. I form Limited Liability Corporations and prepare and review contracts for businesses.  I also provide estate planning services which include discussions about the manner in which you wish to dispose of your property, consideration of the tax impact of such dispositions, recommendations for effective means of carrying out the disposition of your property in accordance with your desires, and preparation of documents necessary to carry out your chosen estate plan, including a Will and other documents which may be appropriate, such as a Directive to Physicians, a Medical Power of Attorney, a Statutory Durable Power of attorney, and a Declaration of Guardian for your children. I probate wills and represent estates in the probate courts..  I can also assist you with the preparation of beneficiary designation forms for your non-probate assets, such as retirement accounts and life insurance.  

My Recommendations

I continue to use BJ Walter for all legal matters relating to my business. He responds quickly, stays in communication with me so I know what the status is and completes all work accurately on time and at or under budget. I highly recommend BJ for all your legal needs. If he cannot do it he will refer you to someone that can.

from Jefre Outlaw

BJ has helped some of my clients with their LLC set up and other legal needs. He has done a great job with each referral. BJ is up front, direct and has a passion for what he does. I love his approach. He cares about helping his clients and truly likes to be timely, efficient but provides high quality and affordable legal services. I would definitely recommend him if someone is looking for an attorney's assistance.

from Anne-Marie Cancienne

Accreditations & Qualifications

  • Admitted to State Bar of Texas 1973
  • Member, American Bar Association· Served on Trial Evidence Committee (1985-1990).
  • Author and Presenter of numerous Continuing Legal Education Seminars sponsored by the State Bar of Texas and Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • Former President of the Texas Association of Civil Trial and Appellate Specialists.
  • Adjunct Professor. University of Houston Law Center, National Institute of Trial Advocacy Course (1980, 1981, 1982) 
  • Represented banks. insurance companies, oil & gas companies, The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, The Resolution Trust Corporation, Ernst & Young L.L.P, Swift Energy Company and various publicly traded companies in complicated litigation matters.
  • Served as first chair, lead counsel in the trial of scores of civil cases spanning the full spectrum of commercial,  and business law litigation. These cases involved employee rights, employment contract disputes, family law matters including, managing conservatorship and community and separate property disputes, probate and estate matters, administrative law matters, securities fraud, oil and gas, lender liability, trade secrets, deceptive trade practices, accountant's liability, legal malpractice, corporate officer and director liability, bankruptcy adversary matters, and contract disputes.