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Alan  Sanders


After graduating Louisiana State University, with honors, with a bachelor’s of arts degree in economics, Alan Sanders attended LSU Law School where he graduated first in his class in 1982. In addition to other academic honors, he served as Executive Editor for the Louisiana Law Review. After law school, Mr. Sanders returned to his home town of Orange, Texas, and practiced law with his father, Lynwood Sanders. After seven years in Orange, he moved to Houston, Texas, where his practice focused on financial institution litigation during the Savings and Loan meltdown. Two years later, Mr. Sanders returned to Orange together with his young family, and resumed practice with his father for over twenty years. In 2013, he returned to practice in Houston, at a branch office of a large national law firm. Beginning in September 2017, Mr. Sanders joined the Moore Landrey law firm in Beaumont, Texas.

For over thirty-five years, Mr. Sanders has conducted a broad civil practice, that involves litigation and nonlitigation cases. He has handled cases in state and federal courts, including on appeal. Those cases include business disputes, damage claims and employment claims. Office practice cases include probate, wills and other estate planning documents, contracts, leases, sale or purchase of land or a business, and organizing a new business entity such as a limited liability company. Representative clients include businesses, individuals and local governmental entities.

Within the scope of his broad general civil practice, Mr. Sanders’ primary practice areas include administrative, business, banking, corporate, real estate, probate, wills and estate planning, local governments, commercial and business litigation, civil appeals, employment, banking (non-regulatory) and real estate litigation. Bar admissions include the United States Supreme Court, the United States Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, all federal district courts in Texas and the federal Western District Court of Louisiana. Mr. Sanders is admitted to practice in all of the state courts of Texas and Louisiana.