Phone (817) 527-5200
Location Dallas / Fort Worth Metroplex (Southlake, Texas)
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Lance earned his law license through the Texas State Bar in 2001. He also earned, and continues to hold, his license as a Certified Public Accountant in 1995.
Prior to starting his own firm, Lance served as a commercial litigator with a major law firm in Dallas, Texas. After realizing that his skills were better served as a business transactions attorney, Lance continued his practice servicing business clients, including dentists, physicians and healthcare providers, with various corporate transactions for large law firms in Dallas and Houston as well as a smaller law firm in the Dallas / Fort Worth metroplex. His experience in business and healthcare firms of different sizes, experience as a commercial litigator and years spent as a CPA allows him to draw on multiple experiences to properly advise clients with business transactions and issues.
Lance has counseled an extensive variety of clients in many INDUSTRIES, including:
Lance has also assisted dentists, physicians and healthcare providers with advice and services necessary to begin, expand, acquire or sell their dental, medical or other healthcare practices.
In addition, Lance has served as lead and/or assistant counsel for purchasers and sellers in various industries, including dental, physician and healthcare practices, in over fifty mergers and acquisitions transactions valued anywhere from $100,000 up to $50 million. Services related to these mergers and acquisitions transactions include work related to the business advice, structure, negotiation, documentation, and due diligence related to such deals.
Lance has also counseled clients and prepared documents for in excess of 500 entity formations, conversions, mergers, and dissolutions.
The Metcalf Adair Law Firm has counseled and advised clients involved in corporate transactions outside of mergers and acquisitions. To see a list of the variety of legal documents that the Metcalf Adair Law Firm has negotiated, prepared and reviewed, please CLICK HERE.
FAMILY & INTERESTS:
First and foremost, Lance is a Christian and tries his best to serve God in all of his activities. He also loves to spend as much time as he can being a husband to his lovely wife and father to his two beautiful children. Finally, when Lance steps away from the legal world, he is a die-hard baseball and football fan and currently serves as the sponsorship and events coordinator of the Trophy Club Roanoke Youth Baseball Association.
• Angelo State University (BBA in Accounting, 1991) (cum laude)
• Texas Tech University (MBA with concentration in management, 1996)
• Baylor University School of Law (JD, 2001) (Baylor Law Review)
PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES & MEMBERSHIPS:
• State Bar of Texas (Member of Business Law Section and Real Estate, Probate & Trust Law Section)
• Texas State Board of Public Accountancy
• United States District Court – Northern District of Texas
• United States District Court – Southern District of Texas
LICENSES & CERTIFICATIONS:
• Attorney (2001)
• Certified Public Accountant (1995)
• Certified Mediator (2002)
• Texas Rising Stars (2010) – Texas Rising Stars selections are based on nominations from fellow attorneys who previously were honored on the prestigious Texas Super Lawyers list. Selection is limited to those attorneys age 40 or younger and those who have been practicing law for 10 or fewer years. Overall, only 2.5 percent of eligible Texas attorneys received the Rising Stars honor.
PRESENTATIONS & PUBLICATIONS:
• Can Your LLC Survive a Crisis? Don’t Let an Inadequate Company Agreement Destroy Your Business! – November 18, 2008 – Presenter and Author of Article – Houston, Texas
• The Role of The CPA in a Merger and Acquisitions Transaction: A Lawyer’s Perspective – June 25, 2008 in Houston Texas; February 6, 2008 in Dallas, Texas – Presenter
• Reader’s Digest of Estate Planning – October 9, 2007 – Co-Presenter – Dallas, Texas
• Texas Margin Tax – June 27, 2006 – Presenter and Author of Seminar Manual – Lewisville, Texas
• Can the IRS Attach a Federal Tax Lien To a Taxpayer’s Inheritance After the Taxpayer Executes a Valid Disclaimer of the Inheritance? – 52 Baylor Law Review 681, 2000