ATTORNEY MARK BREWSTER
Mark P. Brewster is the owner and president of The Brewster Law Firm. He has been licensed since 1988 and has practiced in the areas of construction law and litigation, complex commercial litigation, transactional work, insurance defense, and general legal work since then. His experience includes construction defect, premises defect, design defect, mechanic’s liens, contract negotiation, real estate transactions and litigation, writing and litigating leases and all sorts of real estate contracts, writing and litigating a wide variety of business contracts, personal injury defense, product liability defense, deceptive trade practices, usury, fraud, conversion, trespass, invasion of privacy, and many others. His work for each client is thorough, persistent, and passionate. His practice is primarily located in central and south Texas.
Mark created a course in Texas construction law at St. Mary’s Law School and he wrote the textbook for the course. He taught the course in 2013 and 2014 when his full-time practice required him to stop teaching. He is a fellow in the Texas Bar Foundation, an honor given to only 1/3 of 1% of all Texas Lawyers each year. He taught employment law in the Master’s program at the Keller School of Management, DeVry University, in San Antonio.
Admitted, State of Texas
Admitted, U.S. District Courts for the Northern, Southern, and Western Districts of Texas
Texas Bar Foundation, Fellow
Texas Bar, Construction Law Section
San Antonio Bar Association
San Antonio Bar Association, Construction Law Section
San Antonio Bar Association, Fee Dispute Committee
San Antonio Bar Association, Law School Committee
St. Mary’s Law School, J.D., 1988,
St. Mary’s Law Journal, Senior Associate Editor, 2 published articles
American Inns of Court
Texas Tech University, B.A., Accounting, 1984
PUBLICATIONS AND SPEECHES
Construction Law in Texas, Cases, Statutes and Materials, 2012 and 2013. Textbook. Currently in its second edition.
Casenote, Missouri-Kansas-Texas R.R. v Fiberglass Insulators, Volume 18, Number 2, St. Mary’s Law Journal, 1986 (an examination of pre-judgement interest law).
An Overview of the Texas Bar Foundation Symposium on Cost Control at The Courthouse, St. Mary’s Law Journal, Volume 19, Volume 2, 1987. Co-Author with John P. Palmer and Mary Kathleen Fincke.
Medicare/Medicaid Fraud and Anti-Kickback Prohibition. Presented at a Nursing Home Continuing Education Seminar, New Orleans, Louisiana. 1999.
Suing and Defending Business Entities. Presented to San Antonio Bar Association Bench Brunch for Continuing Legal Education, June, 2001.
You’ve Been Served! Responding to Subpoenas and Records Requests. Other Practical Legal Issues. Presented at the National Association of Professional Geriatric Care Managers Regional Conference, November 8, 2014.
Various in-house seminars and teaching sessions for clients on matters concerning entity selection for starting a new business, hiring and retention on counsel, insurance issues, debt collection, and employment issues.
St. Mary’s Law School, Adjunct Professor, Texas Construction Law; 2013 to present.
Keller School of Management, Adjunct Professor, Employment Law, 2014.