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
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.
Sen. Lois Kolkhorst Announces SB421 on Eminent Domain Reform Has Failed This Session
May 28, 2019
Sen. Lois Kolkhorst announced on May 26 that her bill, SB 421, aimed at reforming the eminent domain process to protect landowners had failed.
President Trump Announces New Executive Orders to Speed Up Pipeline Construction
April 10, 2019
The White House has announced the President intends to execute two new executive orders that will make it easier for the oil and gas industry to obtain permits for pipeline construction. The executive orders, which will be announced at the International Union of Operating Engineers' International Training and Education Center outside Houston, will each focus on incentivizing private investment in energy infrastructure and streamlining permitting of projects, according to a White House official.
Texas Senate Passes Eminent Domain Reform Bill
April 10, 2019
Senate Bill 421, the omnibus eminent domain reform bill filed by Senator Lois Kolkhorst, has passed the Texas Senate by a vote of 28-3. The bill was opposed by oil and gas interests in the Senate and opposition is expected in the Texas House.