A native of Commerce and Temple, Texas, Attorney Paul F. Wieneskie brings over 30 years of practice experience to Bailey & Galyen, with an emphasis on civil appeals, municipal law (representing cities or private citizens), economic development concerns, and land use and planning. He has been board-certified in civil appellate law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization since 1994, an honor accorded to less than one in every ten lawyers in the state of Texas. He is also AV-rated by his colleagues in the legal profession under Martindale-Hubbell’s Peer Review Rating System®* (since 1997). Paul has successfully represented clients in a wide range of civil appeals, including cases involving real estate law, family law and divorce, and personal injury claims, as well as business or fiduciary (estate and probate) cases. A member of the state and federal bars in Texas, Paul focuses his appellate practice in the state courts. Paul also advises clients in municipal law matters. Former clients include developers and property owners seeking rezoning or land use variances, as well as citizens facing legal action for all types of alleged code violations, including building, housing, fire and safety code infringement. He has also advised cities and other municipalities, addressing a diverse range of issues.