Clint Buck

Clint L. Buck

cbuck@branscomblaw.com
210.598.5418

Clint L. Buck is an attorney with the firm’s Litigation Group. He has represented individuals, small businesses, and large companies in a broad spectrum of litigation and pre-litigation matters centering on cases involving commercial, real estate, bankruptcy, and probate disputes.

Education

J.D., Texas Tech University School of Law, 2011
B.A., cum laude, Austin College, 2007

Experience

Clint handles a variety of cases involving individuals and businesses, primarily in the following areas:

  • Boundary, title, and easement disputes;
  • Breach of contract claims,
  • Defense against mechanic’s and materialman’s liens, and
  • Fraud and deceptive trade practices cases.
Representative Matters
  • Obtained a favorable settlement for a general contractor facing allegations of underpayment and discrimination by a subcontractor
  • Defended an auto insurance company against claims of bad faith and obtained a favorable settlement before trial
  • Represented a building owner in having multiple invalid mechanic’s liens released without any additional payment from the client
  • Prepared a successful motion for summary judgment leading to the dismissal of fraud claims against a bank
  • Prepared a motion for summary judgment leading to the dismissal of claims against a credit union based on allegedly unconstitutional home-equity lending
  • Represented a landowner before an appraisal review board and had obtained the reinstatement of the client’s agricultural-use exemption
  • Defended plumbing subcontractor in a residential construction defect case, ultimately leading to its dismissal prior to arbitration
  • Performed legal research and preparation of dispositive motion in a $40 million complex construction defect case that eliminated the majority of the causes of actions asserted against multiple subcontractor defendants
Professional

Admitted to the United States District Court, Western District of Texas
Admitted to the United States District Court, Southern District of Texas
Member, State Bar of Texas

Presentations, Publications, and Articles

Applications for Open-Space Agricultural Use Appraisal—What You Need to Know to Protect Your Ag Use Valuation (2019)
Defining Trespass and Adverse Possession – “Boundaries and Easements” (HalfMoon Education, Inc., 2018)
Groundwater as the Dominant Estate  (State Bar of Texas 40th Annual Advanced Real Estate Law CLE, 2018
A Storm Just Damaged My Home—Now What? (2017)
Can That Drone Fly Over My Backyard? (2017)

Personal

Clint grew up in Boerne, Texas, and now lives with his wife, Macie, in San Antonio. He serves on the Board of Directors for TEAMability, Inc., a local non-profit organization, and the Austin College Alumni Board. He continues promoting his love for music by playing bass guitar, tuba, and banjo.