Successes

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Eminent Domain Experience

  • Represented commercial developers in road expansion cases in Bexar County.
  • Represented local restaurant in road expansion case.
  • Represented specialty automotive shop in road expansion case in Bexar County.
  • Represented commercial office space high rise building in road expansion/parking loss case in Bexar County.
  • Represented boat storage facility in road expansion case in Bexar County.
  • Represented landlord in road expansion case in Bexar County.
  • Represented homeowner and developer in road expansion project in Kendall County.
  • Represented landowners in over 100 special commissioner hearings in electric transmission line cases in over 50 Texas Counties.
  • Obtained jury verdicts in electric transmission line cases in Erath, Tom Green, Gillespie, and McMullen Counties.
  • Represented owners of commercial properties in HVTL cases in Kimble, Kerr, and Kendall Counties.
  • Represented youth wilderness camp and school in HVTL case in Kerr County.
  • Represented family partnership in condemnation by school district in Bexar County.
  • Represented national retailer in public transit condemnation in Bexar County.
  • Represented landowners in drainage easement case in Bexar County.
  • Represented industrial manufacturer in railroad expansion condemnation case.
  • Represented landowner in special commissioners hearing in pipeline case in LaSalle County.
  • Negotiated multiple pipeline easements in Bee, LaSalle, Brown, Val Verde, Kinney, Burnet, Karnes, Guadalupe, Goliad, Medina, and San Saba Counties.
  • Negotiated water line easements for client with property located in Lampasas County.
  • Represented developer in inverse condemnation case (zoning).
  • PUC Routing: Successfully represented "1888 Alliance" in opposing LCRA's 345kV line in CCN Application filed for proposed HVTL in Gillespie, Blanco and Kendall Counties. 
  • PUC Routing: Successfully represented trustee in opposing 345kV line in CCN Application filed for proposed HVTL in Guadalupe County.
  • PUC Routing: Successfully represented subdivision developer in opposing 345kV line in CCN Application filed for proposed HVTL in Hidalgo County.

Other Trial Experience

  • Obtained jury verdict in breach of contract lawsuit filed in Kerr County.
  • Obtained summary judgment in favor of safety consultant in construction site death case.
  • Successfully defended Rule 257 venue dispute in McMullen County.
  • Obtained favorable settlement in favor of mineral interest holder in environmental contamination case.
  • Obtained favorable settlement in favor of surface estate owner in trespass case against oil and gas processing plant.
  • Represented several physician groups in arbitration proceedings against insurance companies concerning CMS sequestration-based payment reductions.
  • Represented physician group in contract dispute against hospital.
  • Represented trustee and general partner in lawsuits alleging breach of fiduciary duties.
  • Represented structural engineer in multi-party construction dispute with school district.
  • Represented emergency services provider in contractual dispute with county.
  • Represented clothing retailer in employee fraud case.
  • Represented dewatering facility in contractual dispute with municipality and obtained favorable waiver of immunity finding from Court of Appeals.
  • Assisted employer in responding to investigation and discovery in lawsuit involving workplace accident and suit against coil supplier and manufacturer.
  • Represented employee in recouping unpaid sales commissions from medical supply company in Bexar County.
  • Assisted mineral interest owners in obtaining division orders and recouping past payments for property located in Zavala County.
  • Obtained favorable settlement and protected mineral interests in adverse possession/suit to quiet title lawsuit filed in Atascosa County.
  • Obtained favorable settlement and reserved nonparticipating royalty interest in adverse possession/suit to quiet title lawsuit filed in LaSalle County.
  • Obtained favorable settlement in boundary line lawsuit filed in Bexar County.
  • Represented trustee and general partner in lawsuits filed in Kerr and Colorado County regarding division of large working ranch.
  • Represented homeowners’ association in dispute with neighboring subdivision developer concerning access and construction easements.

Mediation

Ms. Valenciano provides mediation services for civil (non-family) cases. She also volunteers at the Bexar County Dispute Resolution Center.

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San Antonio, Texas 78216
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