Vince M. Vela

972 759 1348
972 375 3261 (FAX)

vvela@higierallen.com

2711 North Haskell Ave
Suite 2400
Dallas, Texas 75204
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Vince M. Vela Associate

Vince Vela is a commercial litigator and focuses his practice in the representation of multi-family owners, developers, and managers. His practice currently assists and supports clients in landlord-tenant matters, including evictions, small claims, code enforcement, and vendor disputes. Vince also has experience in representing clients in Consumer Bankruptcy matters regarding Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcies in the Northern District of Texas.

Practice Areas

  • Bankruptcy
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Landlord/Tenant Disputes
  • Multi-Family Housing

Industries

  • Multi-Family Residential Development, Investors, and Management Companies

Representative Experience

  • Vince has represented Multi-Family Residential Management companies in fair housing matters, forcible entry and detainers, and municipal code enforcement citations.
  • Vince has represented clients regarding Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 consumer bankruptcies including matters regarding the automatic stay, proof of claims, and Chapter 13 Plan review.

Education

  • J.D., Texas A&M University School of Law
  • B.B.A., Texas A&M University, Mays Business School, cum laude

Bar and Court Admissions

  • Texas
  • U.S. District and Bankruptcy Courts for the Northern District of Texas

Publications

  • Doctoring Up Cybersecurity Standards: A Solution to Adequate Internet Security Measures Post Wyndham, 3 Tex. A&M J. of Prop. L. 243 (2018)

Professional Memberships and Associations

  • Dallas Bar Association
  • Dallas Association of Young Lawyers