J. Mac Rust, Attorney at Law
Mac received his Bachelors of Science degree from Howard Payne University in Brownwood, Texas, majoring in History, Political Science and Business.
He earned a law degree from the University of Texas at Austin in 1999.
While in law school Mac
was active in Moot Court, a competition focusing on appellate advocacy.
In 1998 his
team qualified for the national championship and ended up in second place.
has provided clients with his
experience in the areas of business law, civil litigation, real estate law, equine law, wind energy law, oil and gas law and criminal law.
has tried numerous jury and non-jury trials in cases involving contracts, partnerships, real estate, landlord-tenant, fiduciary duty, deceptive trade, labor and employment, and child-custody/Child Protective Services issues.
was admiteed to practice law in Texas in1999.
has also been admitted to practice before the United States District Courts for the Western and Southern Districts, the United States Court of Appeals
for the Fifth Circuit and the United States Tax Court.
Mac is an active member in the Texas State Bar Association, Erath Couty Bar Association, the Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association and the Lawyer-Pilots Bar Association.
He also serves on the Board of Directors for the Foster's Home for Children in Stephenville, Texas and the Board of Directors to the Douglas MacArthur Academy of Freedom at Howard Payne University.
Additionally, he is an active member of the Graham Street Church of Christ and a member of the Masonic Lodge of Texas.
In 2006 Mac
was voted by his
peers as one of Texas' Super Lawyers.
was selected for the cover of the periodical.
The Super Lawyer designation by the Texas Monthly magazine
is a distinction granted only to the top5% of the practicing lawyers in Texas.
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was honored at the 2007 Howard Payne University
Homecoming as an Outstanding Young Graduate.