City Attorney

Practice Experience

Josh has over 24 years of legal experience representing public and private sector clients. Josh advises cities, economic development corporations and special districts in North and Central Texas in all aspects of general municipal law, economic development, real estate and construction law, and land use and development. Josh is excited to join the talented and experienced team at Messer Fort and continue his successful representation of local government and economic development clients.


  • Texas Tech University School of Law - Doctor of Jurisprudence, 1999
  • University of Houston Law Center - 1999
  • The University of Texas at Austin - Bachelor of Arts, 1994

Admissions and Memberships

  • State Bar of Texas -m 1999
  • State Bar of Texas Sections on Government Law, Litigation, and Construction Law
  • Texas City Attorney's Association
  • U.S. District Courts:   Souther, Eastern and Western Districts of Texas