Harold N. May III

Harold N. May III

  • Bankruptcy, Real Estate Law, Tax Law ...
  • Texas
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Biography

Hap May focuses on business and tax law. He also has significant experience in commercial litigation, real estate law, bankruptcy, business transactions, estate planning, and probate as well as asset protection.

As both an attorney and a CPA, he has held many court-appointed roles over the last 30 years, including serving under the State District Court to help dissolve the affairs of a Houston law firm. He was appointed as arbitrator in a massive real estate case involving more than 300 property owners and a settlement upward of $20 million. He was also appointed by a federal judge as receiver of a perfume manufacturer that was involved in a Ponzi scheme.

Before founding Harold “Hap” May, P.C. Hap began his law career by opening his first law practice in 1991, which he would merge with other partners as well as founding other firms before joining Hoover Slovacek, LLP as Of Counsel in 2011.

Over the years he has served on the Consumer Arbitration Board for the Chrysler Corporation, and was editor for the American Bar Association’s annual report on insurance company taxation. He served as the co-author and lecturer on the Texas Strategies Using Like-Kind Exchanges Professional Systems Institute, Inc. and authored “How to Turn a Haystack Into a Pile of Needles: the Difficult but Surmountable Task of Proving Insolvency,” which was published in the Winter of 2010 edition of the Journal of the National Association of Bankruptcy Trustees.

Education
University Of Houston
Master of Laws
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South Texas College of Law
Doctor of Jurisprudence/Juris Doctor (J.D.)
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Rice University
B.A. (1980) | Economics and Managerial Studies
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Certifications
Commercial Real Estate Law
Texas State Bar
Tax Law
Texas State Bar
Professional Associations
Texas State Bar  # 13264800
Member
- Current
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Texas
State Bar of Texas
ID Number: 13264800
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Practice Areas
    Bankruptcy
    Real Estate Law
    Commercial Real Estate, Homeowners Association, Mortgages, Residential Real Estate
    Tax Law
    Business Taxes, Estate Tax Planning, Income Taxes, Payroll Taxes, Property Taxes, Sales Taxes, Tax Appeals, Tax Audits, Tax Planning
    Business Law
    Business Contracts, Business Dissolution, Business Formation, Business Litigation, Mergers & Acquisitions, Partnership & Shareholder Disputes
    Estate Planning
    Guardianship & Conservatorship Estate Administration, Health Care Directives, Trusts, Wills
    Probate
    Probate Administration, Probate Litigation, Will Contests
Languages
  • English
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1500 S Dairy Ashford Rd
Ste 325
Houston, TX 77077
Telephone: (281) 407-5609