Mr. Paulo Flores brings to bear a wealth of knowledge on all aspects of construction law. For more than a decade, he represented the Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport Board in all construction matters, beginning in 2000 with the airport’s Capital Development Program (CDP).
He served on the Executive Council of the Dallas Bar Association’s Construction Law Section, and then served as Newsletter Editor, Treasurer, Secretary, Vice-Chair, and finally as Chair in 2000. In 2003, Mr. Flores was appointed by Governor Rick Perry as one of the three public members of the nine-member Texas Residential Construction Commission and, in February 2008, was appointed by the governor as Chair of the commission.
Mr. Flores served on the Executive Council of the Texas State Bar Construction Law Section from 2013 through 2016. Mr. Flores is Board Certified in Construction Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization, one of only 87 attorneys in the state of Texas to have achieved such certification.
Mr. Flores is an author and frequent speaker on construction law and other legal issues. In 2007, West Publishing (now Thomson Reuters) published Mr. Flores’ book, the Texas Residential Construction Law Manual, the second edition of which was published in June 2013, and is now updated annually.
In addition to his extensive construction law practice, Mr. Flores also has extensive experience in commercial litigation, commercial landlord/tenant issues resolution and litigation, and real estate litigation, as well as representation of creditors and banking institutions in collections, creditor bankruptcy work, and employment law and transactional work and defense.
- University of Texas at Austin, J.D.
- University of Texas at Austin, B.A., with highest honors
ADMISSIONS : The State of Texas
- State Bar of Texas (Construction Law Section – Executive Council)
- Dallas Bar Association (Construction Law Section – former chair; Business Litigation Section; Alternative Dispute Resolution [ADR] Section)
- American Arbitration Association – Construction Disputes Panel and Complex Cases Panel arbitrator and mediator
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