As one of the oldest and most well-respected eminent domain firms in Texas, Barron, Adler, Clough & Oddo, LLP is proud of its reputation. A part of being a good citizen of Texas is involvement in the community.
All of our attorneys believe in giving back to the community. Many of our Texas eminent domain attorneys are members of professional organizations and have lectured extensively to help educate other professionals and the public on eminent domain issues. Many of our lawyers have a career history of working as public servants. Others volunteer on boards and with community groups and charitable organizations.
Our memberships, community involvement and activities, past and present, include:
- Chairing annual CLE conferences on Eminent Domain in Austin and Houston
- Lecturing at various speaking engagements
- Chairing committees on condemnation for the American Bar Association
- On the Board of the Anti-Defamation League
- On the Board of Breakthrough Austin
- Membership in the State Bar of Texas
- Membership in legal fraternities
- Membership on various boards of directors including the Frost National Bank Advisory Board of Directors
- Membership in Sunturians
- Volunteering with Homes for the Homeless
- Membership in the Austin Disaster Relief network
At Barron, Adler, Clough & Oddo, LLP, our involvement with the greater Texas community will never be limited to representing clients with strong and knowledgeable legal advocacy. We know there is more.
News & Resources
Dallas to Houston Bullet Train Names Renfe as Operator
October 15, 2018
The company developing the Dallas to Houston bullet train project, Texas Central, has named railway company Renfe as the train’s operating partner. Renfe is based in Spain and operates railway operations internationally.
Texas Central Bullet Train Project Secures a $300 Million Loan
September 17, 2018
Texas Central, the company that has been planning to build a bullet train between Houston and Dallas, has announced it has secured a loan of up to $300 million for the project. According to Texas Central, the funds will be used to move ahead on permitting, design and engineering, as well as other preliminary work on the project. Texas Central has stated it intends to launch construction in 2019, although there are still several pending legal challenges to Texas Central’s claim that it has the power to condemn.
Kinder Morgan Announces New Permian Highway Pipeline
September 10, 2018
Kinder Morgan has announced plans to construct a new pipeline connecting the Permian Basin to the Gulf Coast. The 430 mile long, 42” diameter Permian Highway Pipeline is expected to carry natural gas for ExxonMobil and Apache Corp.
Energy Transfer, Magellan, MPLX, and Delek Announce New Pipeline
September 5, 2018
Energy Transfer, Magellan, MPLX, and Delek have announced they have received sufficient shipping commitments to proceed with their planned 600-mile pipeline that will connect the Permian Basin with the Gulf Coast. The pipeline is expected to be operational by mid-2020.