Harold N. May III

Harold N. May III

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

Practice Areas
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 Administration, Probate Litigation, Will Contests
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
State Bar of Texas
ID Number: 13264800
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  • English
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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Professional Associations
Texas State Bar  # 13264800
- Current
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Commercial Real Estate Law
Texas State Bar
Tax Law
Texas State Bar
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1500 S Dairy Ashford Rd
Ste 325
Houston, TX 77077
Telephone: (281) 407-5609
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