Mark Brewster

Owner, Attorney




I am fundamentally motivated to help people live rewarding lives by setting them up for success, helping them understand what is possible, and striving to help make it come true.

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 representation since then. 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. He is a fellow in both the Texas Bar Foundation and the San Antonio Bar Association, an honor given to less than 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.

EXPERIENCE
  • Construction design and premises defects
  • Mechanic’s liens
  • Contract negotiation
  • Real estate transactions and litigation
  • Writing, negotiating, and litigating leases and all sorts of real estate contracts
  • Writing, negotiating, and litigating a wide variety of business contracts
  • Personal injury defense
  • Product liability defense
  • Deceptive trade practices
  • Usury
  • Fraud
  • Conversion
  • Trespass
  • Invasion of privacy
  • Estate planning and probate
  • And more
PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS
  • Admitted, State Bar 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 Foundation, Fellow
  • San Antonio Bar Association, Construction Law Section
  • San Antonio Bar Association, Fee Dispute Committee
  • San Antonio Bar Association, Law School Committee
EDUCATION
  • St. Mary’s Law School, J.D., 1988
  • St. Mary’s Law Journal, Senior Associate Editor, 2 published articles
  • American Inns of Court, 1987 - 1988
  • Texas Tech University, B.A., Accounting, 1984
PUBLICATIONS AND SPEECHES
  • Construction Law in Texas, Cases, Statutes and Materials, 2012 and 2013. Textbook.
  • 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.
TEACHING POSITIONS
  • St. Mary’s Law School, Adjunct Professor, Texas Construction Law; 2013, 2014
  • Keller School of Management, Adjunct Professor, Employment Law, 2014.