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Carl Jay Quezada


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Practice Areas:

  • Homeowner and Property Owner Associations
  • Business Law and Litigation
  • Arbitrations and Mediations
  • Consumer and Commercial Collections
  • Business Personal Property Tax Defense

Carl Jay Quezada is an attorney with Crinion Davis & Richardson LLP in the firm’s Bay Area Houston, Texas office.


2013–present — Attorney with Crinion Davis and Richardson LLP, Houston, Texas

2012–2013 — Law Clerk at Crinion Davis & Richardson LLP, Houston, Texas

June 2011–August 2011 — Law Clerk at Escamilla Poneck & Cruz, San Antonio, Texas

November 2009–July 2010 — Legal Intern with Judge Phillip Kazen, 227th District Court, San Antonio, Texas

Admitted to Practice:

  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas
  • State of Texas

Professional Affiliations:

  • American Bar Association
  • State Bar of Texas
  • Houston Bar Association
  • Texas Young Lawyers Association


  • Juris Doctor, Thurgood Marshall School of Law at Texas Southern University
  • Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration, St. Mary’s University of San Antonio, Texas

Significant Court Decisions:

Uretek (USA) Inc. v. Ureteknologia de Mexico S.A. de C.V.,U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas, and U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals — Counsel for foreign corporation in successful defense of appeal to U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals affirming trial court judgment enforcing licensing agreement and awarding attorney’s fees.

Mel Austin et ux v. Friendswood Hidden Cove Property Owner’s Association Inc., 56th Judicial District Court, Galveston County, Texas — Represented property owners association at arbitration in successful defense of claim brought by property owner for repairs to residence foundation.

San Pablo Homeowners Association Inc. v. Bank of America N.A., 133rd Judicial District Court, Harris County, Texas — Counsel for homeowners association in successful enforcement of neighborhood deed restrictions against national bank that had previously foreclosed on property and subsequent satisfaction of judgment for civil damages by sale of foreclosed property.

Stoneray Builders LLC v. Jay Gazzier and Logan LaViolette, 56th Judicial District Court, Galveston County, Texas — Counsel in breach of fiduciary duty and wrongful withdrawal claim against partner. Adjudicated at arbitration and obtained entry of final judgment, recovering damages and attorney’s fees.

Representative Engagements:

Counsel for healthcare staffing agency in collection action. Obtained arbitration award and final judgment against customer.

Counsel for foreign corporation in successful defense of ad valorem tax dispute for liability of business personal property, resulting in take nothing judgment for tax entity.

Assisted in preparation and presentation of successful motion to exclude expert testimony of University of Houston law professor on grounds that opinions lacked basis in fact.

Advised homeowner and condominium owner associations on applicable law and representation in collection of neighborhood deed restrictions and condominium declaration enforcement matters.

Professional and Community Service:

Founding director of Bay Area Neighborhoods Institute, a nonprofit organization dedicated to the growth and prosperity of all surrounding communities.


Mr. Quezada may be contacted by telephone at 281-990-8300 or email at

Contact Mr. Quezada

Carl JayQuezada
281-990-8303 — Fax

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