Winstead congratulates 8 new Texas licensed attorneys


Dallas, Nov. 12, 2012 — Winstead would like to congratulate eight new Texas licensed attorneys who recently received the news that they passed the Texas Bar exam. The eight attorneys span four offices in Austin, Dallas, Houston, and the Woodlands. Winstead’s new Texas licensed attorneys are:


Amanda Baxter – Real Estate Development & Investments

Maggie Myers– Corporate, Securities/Mergers & Acquisitions
Ben Nicholson – Business Litigation
Carrie Nie – Real Estate Finance

Jessica Schaefer – Wealth Preservation
Andrew Scheller – Finance & Banking
Paul Taskalos – Business Litigation

The Woodlands
Nick Petree – Business Litigation

The Texas Bar Examination is administered twice yearly in both February and July on the Tuesday before the last Wednesday of the month. The exam lasts three days and consists of the Multistate Performance Test, the Procedure and Evidence Questions (P&E), and Essay Questions. A score of 675 out of 1000 possible points is needed to pass the bar exam.

Winstead is among the largest business law firms in Texas. Winstead attorneys and consultants serve as trusted advisors to mid-market and large businesses, providing a core range of legal services that are critical to their operation and success. Winstead has offices in Austin, Dallas, Fort Worth, Houston, San Antonio, and The Woodlands, Texas; Charlotte, North Carolina; New Orleans, Louisiana and Washington, D.C. For detailed information about Winstead, visit

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