REGINA EDWARDS

Senior Attorney

PRACTICE AREAS

  • Municipal Law
  • Municipal Litigation
  • Economic Development
  • Land Use

PRACTICE DESCRIPTION

Regina has over 26 years as an experienced municipal attorney. She is skilled in all areas of local government law with emphasis on zoning and development, economic development, eminent domain, real estate, historic preservation including downtown revitalization, and strategic advice to councils, boards and staff.

She earned a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Baylor University. Regina also received her law degree from Baylor University, where she was a recipient of full academic scholarships, and participated in the Harvey M. Richey Moot Court Society.

REPRESENTATIVE EXPERIENCE

  • Messer, Fort & McDonald, PLLC, Frisco, Texas, 2014-present
  • First Assistant City Attorney for the City of Carrollton, Texas, 2000-2014
  • City Attorney for the City of Cleburne, Texas, 1996-2000
  • City Attorney for the City of Hillsboro, Texas, 1993-1996
  • Texas Employment Commission, Austin, Texas, 1992-1993
  • Texas Railraod Commission Intern, Austin, Texas, 1991

LICENSURE

  • Licensed to practice in all Texas State Courts
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas

MEMBERSHIPS & AFFILIATIONS

  • Member, State Bar of Texas
  • Rotary International, 1997 – Current
  • Texas City Attorney’s Association
  • International Municipal Lawyers Association
  • Volunteers at Carrollton-Farmers Branch ISD
  • Volunteers at Metrocrest Social Services, Carrollton, Texas, 2001 - Current
  • Volunteers with Bea’s Kids, Carrollton, Texas, 2001 - Current
  • Cub Scout Pack # 1213, Carrollton, Texas, 2009 - Current