Experience

Mr. Tolbert has represented businesses and individuals for over 27 years. He counsels clients on construction law and general business law and has an active trial practice in the areas of construction law and commercial litigation.  As part of his trial practice, he has been the lead attorney in numerous mediations, trials, and arbitrations related to construction and other business disputes.  Throughout his career, he has effectively protected his clients’ interests when negotiating contracts and in resolving legal disputes that his individual and corporate clients experience.

Mr. Tolbert is Board Certified in Construction Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization – a mark of excellence and distinguishing accomplishment achieved by fewer than 100 practicing attorneys in the state of Texas. Board Certified attorneys in Construction Law are specialists in transactions and relationships among contractors, subcontractors, suppliers, owners, architects, engineers, governmental entities, insurers, sureties and lenders regarding development, design and construction on public and private projects. In order to maintain board certification, Mr. Tolbert engages in a continuous course of study in construction law.

Mr. Tolbert is rated AV Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review signifying the highest level of professional excellence and adherence to the highest ethical standards – a distinction achieved by fewer than 5% of attorneys nationwide.

Recognition

Board Certified, Construction Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization

Named Top Construction Lawyer of Tarrant County by Fort Worth, Texas Magazine (2001-2017). This honor is bestowed by votes from fellow attorneys in Tarrant County.

BC

Mr. Tolbert is rated AV Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review signifying the highest level of professional excellence and adherence to the highest ethical standards – a distinction achieved by fewer than 5% of attorneys nationwide.

Papers/Presentations Delivered

  • Construction Law, HalfMoon Education, LLC
  • Construction Management/Design Build in Texas – Contractor Liability, Lorman Education Services
  • Construction Management/Design Build in Texas – Design-Build, Lorman Education Services
  • Construction Lien Law in Texas, Lorman Education Services
  • Construction Lien Law in Texas, Lorman Education Services
  • Construction Lien Law in Texas, Lorman Education Services
  • Texas Construction Law, HalfMoon Education, LLC
  • Construction and Mechanics Lien Issues in the Development Process, AIA Continuing Education
  • Construction Lien Law in Texas, Lorman Education Services
  • Liens and Bonds in Development, Lorman Education Services
  • Involuntary Mechanic’s Liens in Texas – Legislative Update, Nuances and Practical Aspects of Uses and Defenses, Lorman Education Services
  • Construction Management/Design Build in Texas, Lorman Education Services
  • Construction Management/Design Build in Texas, Lorman Education Services