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JON POLLEY, MANAGING MEMBER

BIOGRAPHY

Jon Polley joined the firm as an Associate in 2007, became a Member in 2014 and currently serves as the firm’s Managing Member. Prior to joining the firm, Jon practiced construction litigation with a boutique Houston firm. Currently, Jon serves as general counsel, bond counsel and special counsel to various types of special districts and water utilities including municipal utility districts, and special utility districts. Jon’s responsibilities also relate to the creation, financing, development, and operation of those entities. In addition, Jon has overseen the firm’s monitoring of the Texas Legislature and preparation of the firm’s Legislative Update memorandum for each legislative session since 2009.

EDUCATION

South Texas College of Law

  • Doctor of Jurisprudence, May 2006
  • Graduated Magna Cum Laude
  • Articles Editor, South Texas Law Review

University of Houston

  • Bachelors of Science, December 1999
  • Graduated Cum Laude
PRESENTATIONS

Association of Water Board Directors – Texas

  • Unchained Commodities: What Inflation Means for MUDs – Texas Annual Conference, June 2022
  • Water Districts 101 and the Role of the Attorney, July 2017 & 2021
  • Legislative Session:  A Report on the 85th Legislature by a Panel Representing the AWBD Legislative Planning Committee, June 2017
  • Happily Ever After – Thriving in an Arranged Marriage Between an HOA and a MUD, Part 2, June 2017
  • Happily Ever After – Thriving in an Arranged Marriage Between an HOA and a MUD, Part 1, January 2017
  • Legislative Session:  A Report to the Membership by Members of the AWBD Legislative Planning Committee, June 2016
  • Legislative Session:  A Discussion Previewing the 84th Texas Legislature, January 2015
  • Time is Money – Get ‘er Done!  Keystones of Efficient Board Meetings, June 2010
ARTICLES

Public Law Report

  • Strategies for Efficient Board Meetings, April 2011
  • Understanding when Meetings Occur and When the Public May be Excluded, June 2010
  • 2009 Legislative Session Update Vol. 3, October 2009
  • 2009 Legislative Session Update Vol. 2, June 2009
  • Generators and More Generators, March 2009
  • 2009 Legislative Session Update Vol. 1, February 2009
  • Want Me to Drink What?  Some Basic Facts about Reuse and Its Future, December 2008
PUBLICATIONS

FACETS

  • Avoid Illegal Meetings: Understanding when Meetings Occur and When the Public May be Excluded, May/June 2010
MEMBERSHIPS

National

  • National Association of Bond Lawyers

State

  • Association of Water Board Directors – Texas
  • State Bar of Texas
  • Texas State Association of Fire and Emergency Districts (SAFE-D)
VOLUNTEER ORGANIZATIONS

Association of Water Board Directors – Texas

  • Advisory Committee (2021 – present)
  • Legislative Planning Committee (2015 – present)

Family Point Resources

  • Board President (2021 – present)
  • Director (2020 – 2021)

League of Extraordinary Gentleman

  • Mentor (2015 – 2016)

Nottingham Forest Civic Association Inc.

  • Board of Directors, President (June 2012 – December 2014)
  • Board of Directors, Vice President (January 2015 – May 2016)
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