Andrea Perez

Associate

E-mail: ap@kesslercollins.comDirect Dial: 214.379.0742Direct Fax: 214.379.0782PDF

Education

South Texas College, J.D. (2008)Southern Methodist University, B.A.,­­­­ Philosophy (2005)


  

Andrea Perez concentrates her practice in the fields of business law, intellectual property and art law. She has consulted and represented hundreds of different businesses with regards to their intellectual property, trademark and copyright prosecution and litigation, licensing, business formation, contract drafting and negotiation needs. Andrea also works closely with galleries, museums, artists, entertainers and other art professionals to assist them with their unique art law and entertainment law matters. Andrea brings a wide variety of experience to Kessler Collins, P.C. and aims to be an approachable, creative and understanding attorney for those whom she represents.

Andrea Perez was raised in Houston, Texas and is licensed to practice in Texas and Florida. In 2001, she earned a scholarship to attend Southern Methodist University and graduated as a National Collegiate Scholar and with a degree in Philosophy. Andrea graduated with a J.D. from South Texas College of Law in 2008. During law school, Perez studied international law abroad in Malta and interned with the Supreme Court of Panama assisting with the development of their national mediation centers. She is currently a board member for Texas Accountants and Lawyers for Artists (TALA), a member of the Dallas Bar Association and a Mentor at the Dallas Entrepreneurial Center.

Admissions:

  • Texas Bar, 2009
  • Florida Bar, 2009
  • U.S. District Court – Northern District of Texas
  • Florida 5th District Court of Appeals

Legal Affiliations:

  • Dallas Bar Association
  • Dallas Association of Young Lawyers
  • International Trademark Association

Other Affiliations:

  • Board Member, Texas Accountants and Lawyers for Artists (TALA)
  • Mentor, Dallas Entrepreneurial Center
  • Member, Mensa

Speaking Engagements:

  • Lecturer, The Art Institute of Dallas," Legal and Insurance Issues for Photographers," April 28, 2014
  • CLE Panelist,“ How Much is Your Art Really Worth? Tax, Title, Contracts and Other Legal Issues in the Art Market,” Dallas Bar Association CLE, April 8, 2014
  • Lecturer, The Art Institute of Dallas, "Legal and Insurance Issues for Photographers," October 18, 2013
  • Lecturer, “Copyright Issues for Writers,” Writer’s Guild of Texas, Fall 2012
  • Lecturer, A Pro-Active Approach to the Business of Art, University of Texas at Dallas Centraltrak "Artist-in-Residency" Program, Spring 2012
  • Lecturer, Copyright and Business Law Issues for Artists, University of Texas at Dallas Centraltrak "Artist-in-Residency" Program, Fall 2011