Beard & Barks
P.O. Box 924188
Houston, TX 77292
d. (832) 317-6761
Rodney E. Beard is a results driven attorney with a comprehensive background emphasizing transactions, business organization, civil litigation, and corporate strategy. He is an effective written and verbal communicator known for building strategic alliances. He achieves client objectives by assessing liability and damages exposure, drafting appropriate instruments, and resolving disputes efficiently.
Mr. Beard has served as outside general counsel for small to medium sized companies, and advises clients in all legal matters, including contract creation, negotiation and interpretation, business startups and employment issues. He helps his clients build their corporate intellectual property holdings through copyright and trademark registrations. Mr. Beard helps to structure for profit and nonprofit corporations, conversions and dissolutions. He offers counsel regarding strategy and planning, media communications and public relations. He also has achieved favorable results for clients in personal injury, collection, and criminal matters.
Mr. Beard has worked in the sports and entertainment industries for nearly 25 years. He studied international intellectual property in Amsterdam and in Geneva at the World Intellectual Property Organization. He is active in the community, where he has served in various leadership positions for local organizations over the years, including Houston Area Urban League, The Endeavor for Hope Foundation and others. He is a patron of the performing and visual arts, enjoys global travel, and loves NOLA.