Tran.jpgNina A. Tran

Partner

Areas of Practice:

Bar Admissions:

  • Texas, 1998

Nina A. Tran is a partner in the litigation and community association representation departments of the Firm. Ms. Tran has extensive experience in the area of community association law, creditor’s rights and complex business and commercial litigation. She has represented numerous property owners associations, developers, institutional lenders, secured creditors, unsecured creditors, debtors, and individuals. More specific areas of practice that she has been involved in include, but are not limited to, judicial and non-judicial foreclosures, deed restriction enforcement, home equity foreclosures, golf course litigation, equitable liens, resulting trusts, and constructive trusts.

Ms. Tran has successfully first-chaired and second-chaired several jury trials and bench trials.

Accomplishments:

  • Successfully obtained a jury verdict on behalf of a property owners association (HOA) seeking a declaration that golf course property, that was not expressly restricted in its use, was impressed with an implied restriction such that it could not be used for any other purpose, and the HOA was awarded $1 million in legal fees;
  • Successfully obtained a jury verdict against a professional engineer for damages related to a faulty bulkhead design and recovered in excess of $400,000 for the client;
  • Successfully obtained a jury verdict and judgment that granted relief for an equitable lien, resulting trust and constructive trust against real property;
  • Successfully tried an eviction case against a commercial tenant that was operating a pain clinic; and
  • Successfully obtained a jury verdict in a case involving a breach of construction contract.

Additionally, Ms. Tran has extensive experience with motions practice, including:

  • Seeking temporary restraining orders and temporary injunctions;
  • Applying for and defending against pre- and post-judgment receiverships; and
  • Show Cause and attachment proceedings.