Alan Sanders


Alan is a General Civil attorney with more than 40 years of experience.  His practice history includes transactional and litigation matters.  Transactional (non-litigation) representation covers a wide scope of representation, including real estate, general business, financial institutions, probate and estate planning, and outside general counsel services to local governmental entities.  He has handled a variety of litigation disputes, such as real estate, business ownership contests, contested probate cases, construction claims, and appeals.  By experiencing legal representation of clients from both a litigation and a non-litigation perspective, Alan is able to provide his clients with an expansive, strategic viewpoint.

In a corresponding way, Alan’s client background also is very broad, and includes individuals, local and regional businesses, local governmental entities, banks and credit unions, real estate developers, and parties involved in the sale or purchase of a business or facility.

As a way of advancing the development of future lawyers, Alan has served as an Adjunct Law Professor at the University of Houston Law Center since 2019, teaching a course to second and third year law students regarding Wills, Trusts, Probate and related topics.


  • Louisiana State University, Paul M. Herbert Law Center  (J.D., cum laude)
  • Louisiana State University  (B.A., cum laude)
    • Economics

Bar Admissions

  • Texas
  • Louisiana

Court Admissions

  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Louisiana


  • Texas Bar Association
  • Louisiana State Bar Association
  • Texas Bar Foundation (Life Fellow)
  • Jefferson County, Texas Bar Association


  • STAR Award, Texas Department of MHMR (Mental Health and Mental Retardation)
  • Statewide Texas Council of Community MHMR Centers, Inc., Former President
  • Leadership of Southeast Texas, Former President
  • Partnership of Southeast Texas Regional Economic Development, Former Chairman
  • Life Resource MHMR Center of Southeast Texas, Former Trustee
  • Greater Orange Area Chamber of Commerce, Former Chairman and Director
  • Orange County Chapter of American Red Cross, Former Director and Officer
  • Orange Rotary Club, Former President and Assistant District Governor