Charles A. Salazar

Charles A. Salazar

Attorney
Location:
Dallas, Texas
Phone:
800-231-3657
214-559-7200
Fax:
214-559-7209
Email:

Charles A. Salazar is a partner of the firm and focuses his practice in the areas of real estate, eminent domain, condemnation, inverse condemnation, civil litigation, zoning, planning and land use.

A native of Texas, Charles has served clients in Texas throughout his career. He graduated with a B.S. degree from Midwestern State University in 1984. He received his Juris Doctor degree from Southern Methodist University in 1988 and in the same year was admitted to the Texas Bar. He is also admitted to the U.S. District Court, Northern and Eastern Districts of Texas as well as the U.S. Claims Court.

Mr. Salazar has extensive experience as an author and lecturer on eminent domain, condemnation and takings issues.

Areas of Practice

  • Eminent Domain
  • Real Estate
  • Condemnation
  • Inverse Condemnation
  • Civil Litigation
  • Zoning
  • Planning and Land Use

Bar Admissions

  • Texas, 1988
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Texas
  • Federal Claims Court
  • Arizona, 2012

Education

  • Southern Methodist University School of Law, Dallas, Texas
    • J.D. - 1988
  • Midwestern State University, Wichita Falls, Texas
    • B.S. - 1984

Published Works

  • Author, Eminent Domain Conference, CLE International, 1999, Las Vegas, Nevada

Classes/Seminars

  • Eminent Domain Conference, CLE International, 2000, Austin, Texas
  • "Drafting and Evaluating Eminent Domain Clauses and Right-to-Take Issues"
  • Eminent Domain Conference, CLE International, 2000, Las Vegas, Nevada
  • "Drafting and Evaluating Eminent Domain Clauses and State Right-to-Take Issues"
  • CLE International, 2001, Dallas, Texas, "Analyzing Right to Take and Drafting and Evaluating Condemnation Clauses"
  • Advanced Expert Witness Course II, Texas Bar CLE, 2002, Houston and Dallas, Texas
  • "Trial Demonstration: The Real Estate Valuation Expert;" 3rd Annual Eminent Domain Conference, CLE International, 2004, Austin, Texas
  • "Property Rights v. Economic Development: Eminent Domain in Texas Following Kelo v. New London," Live Webcast, State Bar of Texas, 2005, Austin, Texas
  • "Takings Issues - Pleading, Ownership and Other Pitfalls," Eminent Domain Conference, Eminent Domain Institute/CLE International, 2006, Dallas, Texas
  • "Jurisdictional Challenges," Eminent Domain/Practical Advice in a Politically-Charged Environment, Eminent Domain Institute/CLE International, 2007, Dallas, Texas
  • Condemnation and Current Events,", Eminent Domain, Eminent Domain Institute/CLE International, Dallas, Texas, 2018 - Present
  • "Legal and Appraisal Condemnation Considerations,", Eminent Domain, Eminent Domain Institute/CLE International, Dallas, Texas, 2017 - Present
  • "Valuation, Relocation, Mediation, and Condemnation,", Eminent Domain, Eminent Domain Institute/CLE International, Dallas, Texas, 2016 - Present
  • "What Could You Learn from Our States and What Can We Learn from You?", Eminent Domain, Eminent Domain Institute/CLE International, Sand Digo, California, 2015 - Present
  • "Tips for Litigating Eminent Domain Cases,", Eminent Domain, Eminent Domain Institute/CLE International, Houston, Texas, 2015 - Present
  • "Nuances in Valuation & Litigation,", Eminent Domain, Eminent Domain Institute/CLE International, Dallas, Texas, 2014 - Present
  • "Viewpoints from Around the State,", Eminent Domain, Eminent Domain Institute/CLE International, Dallas, Texas, 2013 - Present
  • "Effects of SB 18 & Projections for the Future,", Eminent Domain, Eminent Domain Institute/CLE International, Dallas, Texas, 2012 - Present
  • "Pretrial Motions in Eminent Domain Proceedings,", Eminent Domain, Eminent Domain Institute/CLE International, Dallas, Texas, 2011 - Present
  • "Litigation Practice - Deconstructing an Eminent Domain Trial; Picking the Proper Value Witness,", Eminent Domain, Eminent Domain Institute/CLE International, Dallas, Texas, 2010 - Present

Honors and Awards

  • Martindale Hubbell AV Rating, 2004 - 2019

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • State Bar of Texas
  • State Bar of Arizona
  • Dallas Bar Association
  • American Bar Association

Languages

  • English