San Antonio, TX/Press/December 10, 2018 – Ronald S. Schmidt, Attorney and Partner with Schmidt & Wenzel P.C. was selected for inclusion into the Top Attorneys of North America 2018-2019 edition of The Who’s Who Directories.
The Law Firm of Schmidt & Wenzel P.C. serves clients in San Antonio, Texas and the surrounding areas in a wide range of legal litigation matters involving family law, real estate, collection of moneys owed to businesses and individuals, breach of contract disputes, and litigation involving decedent’s estates. They focus on providing advice to their clients that will allow them to avoid litigation if possible; however, these attorneys are willing to submit issues to the appropriate court for resolution, and to represent our client’s interest zealously, within the rule of law.
Ronald S. Schmidt partner at the law firm, was licensed to practice law on September 25, 1972. Based on authority of the Texas Supreme Court, he is authorized to practice before all courts in the State of Texas, District, County, Probate, Justice of the Peace, and Administrative Courts before State of Texas Agencies, the United States Court of Appeals – Fifth Circuit, the United States Tax Court, the Federal District Court – Western District of Texas and the Federal District Court – Southern District of Texas. Ron commenced practice with the firm of Moursund, Ball & Young as a litigator and Estate Planning attorney. Ron has practiced law as full time attorney continuously since then.
Ron has a broad experience in trial of different issues, from Family Law matters to Trial of Antitrust Cases, and wrongful death cases (representing defendants). His practice at this time is focused on probate, probate litigation, and litigation to force the sale of jointly-owned properties when the parties cannot agree on how property should be disposed.
A further focus of his practice at this time is enforcing mechanic’s liens and bond claims for material suppliers and subcontractors. Ron also represents general contractors and owners in establishing financing for improvements to real property and providing advice on how to either secure a mechanic’s lien, if you supplied labor or materials to improve someone else’s property, or defense against mechanic’s lien, if you were the owner of the property that has been improved by one or more general contractors.
From a transaction standpoint, Ron continues to practice the drafting of wills, revocable trusts and ancillary estate planning documents, such as Medical Powers of Attorney, General Powers of Attorneys, Directives to Physicians, HIPAA Authorizations and related documents.
Ronald S. Schmidt received a B.B.A. in Accounting from Texas Lutheran University. (He also received a minor in Applied Music – Trombone, and obtained his J.D. from Texas Tech University. He is a member of the State Bar of Texas-Constrution Law Section and Estate Planning Section. He is also a member of the San Antonio Bar Association and San Antonio Estate Planners Council. Mr. Schmidt is active and serves the community in various charities and church organizations. His hobbies include Vocal Music, Instrumental Music – Trombone, which gave him a great avocation which he still enjoys, that is, the creation of music by instrument and voice), Ranching and Fishing.
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