Our Professionals

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Jim Schober, Shareholder
Contact: jim@schoberlegal.com

Jim’s practice is focused in the areas of business and real estate transactions, corporate reorganization, business litigation, and real estate / eminent domain litigation. He advises clients in connection with a wide variety of transactions, such as asset and stock purchases, real estate transactions, entity formation, and reorganizations both in and out of bankruptcy. Mr. Schober has also successfully recently represented individuals and businesses in several high-profile disputes involving municipal regulation of land use and related civil rights violations. Read Jim’s full professional bio.


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Teresa Schober, Shareholder
Contact: teresa@schoberlegal.com

Teresa is a native Austinite and a two-time graduate of the University of Texas at Austin.  Her  practice is uniquely focused on secured transactions and loan-related litigation.  She is also one of most experienced attorneys in Texas in the area of accounts receivable purchasing transactions, commonly known as factoring.  Teresa’s clients include several prominent factoring companies, whom Teresa represents as both transactional and litigation counsel. Read Teresa’s full professional bio.


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Ryan G. Kercher, Associate
Contact: ryan@schoberlegal.com

Ryan has litigated complex commercial disputes in state and federal courts across the country. His cases have crossed a wide spectrum of substantive legal areas, including insurance, tax, municipal liability, creditors’ rights, civil rights, and commercial collections. Ryan is at home in the courtroom arguing to judge or jury, at the office briefing summary judgment issues, or up late at night with a box of documents and a legal pad. When not working, you can usually find him with his wife and three kids – probably watching a soccer game. Read Ryan’s full professional bio.


W. Lance Cawthon, Of Counsel
Contact: lance@schoberlegal.com

A former Assistant Attorney General, Lance’s practice is focused on civil and business litigation. His clients have included public health care institutions, school districts, banks and lenders, and businesses in a wide variety of industries, with a special emphasis on defense of federal civil rights claims and appellate work.