Overview Experience Affiliations


Peter represents small and mid-sized businesses, individuals and financial institutions in real estate and business-related courtroom matters, both at the trial and appellate levels. Peter also represents creditors in bankruptcy proceedings.

Peter feels comfortable and confident in the courtroom.  Prior to becoming a lawyer, Peter spent 15 years as a public school teacher, where he developed strong and persuasive public speaking skills, which help when presenting a case to a judge and jury. In addition to teaching in the classroom, Peter also coached football, basketball and cross country while a teacher, and those competitive experiences help in the courtroom as well.

When not practicing law, Peter enjoys reading and exercising, including jogging, walking and lifting weights.


  • Samuel and Shawn Calvillo, et al v. Carrington Mortgage Services, LLC, et al; 487 S.W.3d 626 (Tex. App. – El Paso 2015, pet. denied)
  • Wells Fargo Bank. N.A. v. Wolf, 444 S.W. 3d 685 (Tex. App. – Houston [14th Dist.] 2014, no pet.)
  • McLane v. New Caney Oaks Apartments, 416 S.W. 3d 115 (Tex. App. – Beaumont 2013, no pet.)
  • Howard Industries, Inc. v. Crown Cork & Seal Co., LLC, 403 S.W. 3d 347 (Tex. App. – [Houston 1st Dist.] 2013, no pet.)
  • Martin v. New Century Mort. Co., et al; 377 S.W.3d 79 (Tex. App. – Houston [1st Dist.] 2012, no pet.)
  • Johnston v. Oiltanking Houston, L.P., 367 S.W. 3d 412 (Tex. App. – Houston [14th Dist.] 2012, no pet.)
  • Lazell v. Stone, 123 S.W. 3d 6 (Tex. App. – Houston [1st. Dist.] 2003, pet. denied)
  • State v. Japage Partnership, 80 S.W.3d 618 (Tex. App. – Houston [1st Dist.] 2002, pet. denied)


  • Houston Bar Association
  • Taught in the public schools for 15 years
  • Coached football and basketball
  • Served as a board member of his community’s homeowners association for several years


  • J.D., University of Houston
  • M.S., Indiana University
  • B.S., Indiana University

Admissions & Certifications

  • State Bar of Texas
  • United States District Court for the Northern, Southern, Eastern and Western Districts of Texas
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit