Robert C. Prather, Sr.

Robert C. Prather, Sr.
Shareholder
rprather@snellwylie.com

PRACTICE AREAS

  • Business
    • Business Organizations, Maintenance and Planning
    • Contracts
  • Real Estate
    • Broker, Seller and Buyer transactions
    • Homeowner and Condominium Association
    • Landlord & Tenant
  • Estate Planning and Probate
  • Wind Energy
  • Civil Litigation
    • Business
    • Business Organizations
    • Real Estate
    • Residential Construction
    • Contracts
    • Employer/Employee Contracts
    • Condemnation/Assessments
    • Probate & Estate Administration
  • Alternative Dispute Resolutions (ADR)
    • Arbitration
    • Mediation
    • Collaborative Law
    • Hearing Officer

EDUCATION

  • University of Texas School of Law, Austin, Texas (J.D., 1970)
  • University of Tasmania, School of Law (Rotary International Scholar), 1968
  • University of Texas, Austin, Texas (B.Sc.; Minor – Business, 1967)

PUBLICATIONS

  • Co‑Author w/ Jerome Levy: Texas ADR Practice Guide (l995 West Group)

HONORS

  • Special Achievement Award, U. S. Department of Justice re Task Force and fraud prosecutions (1976)
  • ARMA, Honorable Mention re article on document control in investigation and trial of voluminous document cases (1981)
  • Dallas Bar Association, Outstanding Committee Chairperson (1994)
  • Dallas County Grand Jury, Foreman (2008)

EMPLOYMENT

  • 8/81-Present: General, commercial, real estate, probate and civil litigation as Plaintiff or Defendant; Mediator, Arbitrator, ADR
  • 1980‑81: United States Department of Justice (Dallas): appointed Economic Crime Enforcement Specialist (N.D. & W.D. Tex); Coordinated State/Fed. white‑collar crime investigations
  • 1974‑80: Assistant United States Attorney (N.D. Tex.‑Dallas); Task Force investigation/trial of conspiracy/fraud/theft of loans, student financial aid funds by schools, administrators, lenders
  • 1971‑74: Assistant District Attorney, Dallas County, Texas
  • 1971: Staff Attorney to Sen. William T. Moore & Deputy Comm. Clerk Texas Senate State Affairs Committee
  • 1970: American Petroleum Institute, Washington, D.C., Summer Clerk

CIVIL TRIALS

  1. Has tried to jury and