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With a background in both law and business, Ms. Migl has been exposed to a wide variety of corporate and tax issues. While in law school, she gained valuable experience interning with the second largest CPA firm in the United States, the federal government, and major non-profit organizations. Before graduating law school, Ms. Migl received two fellowships. She worked at Catholic Charities as a Texas Wesleyan Law Fellow assisting with tax and immigration issues and received the Shapiro Fellowship to work at the Securities and Exchange Commission. While at the Securities and Exchange Commission, Ms. Migl worked on high-profile securities litigation cases and investigations. Upon graduation of law school, Ms. Migl went to work for a major accounting firm where she assisted major Houston oil and gas clients with international taxation transactions. Mrs. Migl joined a real estate law firm in April 2015 and served as an Associate in the Sugar Land office. Her primary focus is in the areas of real estate, entity formations, acquisitions, commercial disputes, collections, construction, finance and general corporate matters. Mrs. Migl received her Bachelor’s of Business Administration in Accounting and General Business from Texas Tech University. Upon graduation, she was awarded “highest ranking graduate” from the Rawls College of Business. After completing her undergraduate studies, she attended The George Washington University Law School where she received her Juris Doctor in 2014. At George Washington University Law School, she served as Deputy Vice President of Finance for the Student Bar Association, served as a member of the ADR Board, and served as the treasurer of the Antitrust Law Association. Upon graduation, Ms. Migl was awarded the Presidential Volunteer Service Award for her extensive pro bono work with the homeless and unemployed in the heart of Washington, D.C.
While handling multiple large acquisitions for a Fortune 200 company at the same time, Colleen recently went back to school to obtain her L.L.M. and a Certificate in International Taxation from Georgetown University. Upon graduation, she was once again recognized for pro bono work in her local community.
- THE CASE OF THE MISSING TRUST AGREEMENT (2016) - This paper discusses what to do in the event a trust agreement cannot be located.
- Investing in Your Client’s Start-Up: What You Need to Know Before You Get in Bed with Business (2017) - American Bar Association Young Lawyers Division Ethics Newsletter (Winter 2017)
- From Facebook to Ballot Box (2014) - Runner-Up to the Howard Rudge Competition. This published paper was written for the Rudge competition, and it received an honorable mention. The paper encompasses a plan to increase voter turnout in younger people by using technology and teaching students at an earlier age.
- Court-Appointed Monitoring (2014) - A Discussion of the Mistakes, Implications, and Alternatives in the U.S. v. Apple, Inc. Antitrust Case.
About Colleen Migl
First Admitted: 2015, Texas
Professional Webpage: http://qmclaw.com/attorneys.html
- Fort Bend Young Lawyer's Association, President
- Houston Bar Association, Campaign for the Homeless Committee Co-Chair, 2018
- Texas Tech University, B.B.A., Accounting, 2011
- Georgetown University LLM in Tax, 2019
- George Washington University Law School, J.D., 2014
- Texas Tech University, B.B.A., General Business, 2010
- Students provide legal services to those who cannot afford them or who might not otherwise receive those services. Participation in the program gives students the opportunity to give back to their community by donating their time and legal expertise. Volunteering also allows students to gain practical legal experience, build their resume, and provide valuable opportunities to establish networking contacts. , Pro Bono Recognition, George Washington University, 2014
- For outstanding service in pro bono, Pro Bono Recognition, Georgetown University Law, 2019
- The President’s Volunteer Service Award (PVSA) is the premier volunteer awards program, encouraging citizens to live a life of service through presidential gratitude and national recognition., President's Volunteer Service Award, Corporation for National and Community Service, 2014
- Admission to D.C. as an attorney, 2018
Pro bono/Community Service
- Houston Bar Association, Campaign for the Homeless Committee Member, 2021
- Junior Servce League of Fort Bend, Member, 2016
- Houston Musuem of Natural Science, Docent, 2016
- Houston Bar Association, Campaign for the Homeless Committee Member, 2019
Last Updated: 5/15/2022