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
Kinder Morgan Announces New Pipeline
July 31, 2019
Kinder Morgan has informed investors it is evaluating a new pipeline, called the Permian Pass Pipeline, that would ship natural gas from the Permian Basin to the Texas-Louisiana border. The route for the new pipeline has not yet been determined, according to Kinder Morgan. The company suggested it is even considering a fourth pipeline to ship natural gas out of the Permian Basin.
Plains Pipeline Announces Two New Projects
July 31, 2019
Plains Pipeline announced two new projects that would transport crude oil from the Midwest through Cushing, Oklahoma to Corpus Christi, Texas. The Liberty Pipeline would transport crude oil to Cushing, Oklahoma and the Red Oak Pipeline would then transport crude oil to Corpus Christi. Both projects could be open as early as first quarter of 2021.
Appellate Court Rules in Favor of Bullet Train
July 31, 2019
The Houston Court of Appeals reversed a summary judgment rendered in favor of Grimes County and against Texas Central Partners, the company behind the proposed Dallas-Houston bullet train. The case will now go back to the trial court for additional proceedings over the claims asserted by Grimes County as part of the bullet train project.
Red Oak Pipeline Announced
June 21, 2019
Phillips 66 and Plains All American recently announced a new project called the Red Oak Pipeline that is intended to transport crude oil from Cushing, Oklahoma to Sealy, Texas. Enterprise Products, which operates an oil terminal in Sealy, indicated it was not involved in conversations with Phillips 66 as it relates to a Sealy connection. Initial service of the new pipeline is expected to commence as early as the first quarter of 2021.