Important News

Messer, Fort, McDonald PLLC is delighted to announce that Patricia Adams has been promoted to Partner. Patricia’s experience in a range of legal areas has made her a top practitioner in this firm and the Texas municipal law field. Her multi-faceted career involves work as a land use attorney, an assistant city attorney for Garland, Arlington, and Plano, a municipal court prosecutor, town attorney for the Town of Trophy Club, and a Presiding Judge for the Little Elm Municipal Court. Patricia now serves as the city attorney for Hackberry, Decatur, Corinth, and Kaufman.


We represent local governmental entities in all aspects of the law, from Annexations to Zoning. For more than 20 years, Andy Messer, Julie Fort and Brenda McDonald and their team of talented counselors have proven that their insight, knowledge, and determination to help local governments resolve difficult issues and litigate a wide range of matters, which also includes appeals to the Texas and U.S. Supreme Courts, is second to none.


With a long list of successes (see significant cases page), the attorneys at Messer, Fort & McDonald have proven time and again that they have what it takes to prevail and to achieve outstanding results for their government clients.

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