Seltzer, Chadwick, Soefje & Ladik, PLLC is pleased to announce that Michael E."Teddy" Bertolatus and Jesus Velasquez have joined the firm.
Mr. Bertolatus joins as Of Counsel in the firm's Houston office. He is a native Houstonian, having practiced in the city since graduating from South Texas College of Law in 2013. He is also an Aggie with a Bachelor of Science degree from Texas A&M University in College Station.
Mr. Bertolatus practices primarily in the areas of corporate law, including entity formation and dissolution, business transactions, mergers and acquisitions, and general contract negotiation and formation. His practice also includes the handling of the purchase and sale of residential and commercial real estate, landlord-tenant issues as well as the contracts associated between contractors and home-builders. He works regularly with clients in the business of repairing and reselling residential and commercial real estate all around the greater Houston area.
Mr. Velasquez joins as Of Counsel in the firm's Dallas office. He is a native of Dallas and recent graduate of Southern Methodist University School of Law, where he was a Dean's Scholarship Recipient. He graduated cum laude from the University of North Texas with a degree in psychology. He is a native speaker and fluent in both spoken and written Spanish.
Mr. Velasquez previously worked as an attorney in the Dallas-corporate office of a national American barbecue restaurant chain. He grew up working in his family's local Mexican restaurant chain. His experience includes assisting clients with reviewing and drafting of franchise, licensing, assumption, and development agreements as well as responding to non-compliance letters. He also reviews and drafts supplier, distributor, master service, and vendor contracts.
Mr. Bertolatus's contact information: E-mail: email@example.com Tel: 713.824.0577
Mr. Velasquez's contact information: firstname.lastname@example.org Tel: 214.677.6046