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The Kratzig Law Firm

Paul Kratzig is a reputed criminal attorney serving in and around Texas since 1968. He is a well-known name in the local legal community due to his extensive experience and effective legal counsel.

You can contact The Kratzig Law Firm if you are looking for an experienced attorney.

Our Expertise

Criminal Defense

White Collar Crimes

Located in Corpus Christi, The Kratzig Law Firm is a respected name in both state and federal criminal defense matters. Founded by Paul Kratzig, it typically focuses on complex, high-stakes cases like business crimes, mail or wire fraud, money laundering, securities fraud, false claims, environmental violations, and health care fraud.

Within the arena of white-collar and sometimes related crimes, Mr. Kratzig represents clients accused of:

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  • Embezzlement
  • Fraud
  • Mail and wire fraud
  • Defrauding the government
  • Medicare and Medicaid fraud
  • Contract fraud
  • Bankruptcy fraud
  • Bank fraud
  • Tax prosecutions and securities fraud
  • Money laundering
  • Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations (RICO)
  • Conspiracy
  • Environmental crimes
  • Pollution
  • Toxic waste
  • Endangered Species Act
  • Marine Mammal Protection Act
  • MARPOL-related offenses involving the shipping industry (e.g., oily water separator and oil record book violations)
  • Lacey Act (violation of game laws on the interstate)
  • Drug violations
  • Gambling violations
  • Obstruction of justice:
  • Perjury
  • False statements
  • Theft of federal funds
  • False Claims Act violations

Committed to Skillfully Protecting Our Client's Rights and Interests

The Kratzig Law Firm is capable of resolving some cases before trial. If a case does go to trial, Mr. Kratzig will be prepared to defend the client in front of either a judge or a jury. The firm is completely dedicated to protecting the rights, reputation, and future of its clients.

Consult Attorney Paul Kratzig

Paul Kratzig is a highly reputable defense lawyer who has been practicing in Texas and federal courts since the 1970s. He straightforwardly approaches each case and strives to explain the law and all available legal options fully.

If you're looking for a criminal defense with experience in white-collar crime cases, you can get in touch with The Kratzig Law Firm at (361) 888-5564 to arrange a consultation. Se habla español.

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General Litigation

Throughout the local legal community, Paul Kratzig is known for his significant experience and personalized representation of clients, both individuals, and businesses. Paul Kratzig has represented clients throughout Texas and is committed to providing all clients with effective legal counsel.

Civil Practice Areas

Mr. Kratzig listens to his clients' needs, determines their goals, and addresses their problem with the benefit of sound experience in many law areas.

The civil practice areas of the firm include:

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  • Commercial and business litigation
  • Oil and gas litigation
  • Probate litigation
  • Will disputes and contests
  • Real estate disputes
  • Construction disputes
  • Land title disputes
  • Insurance litigation
  • Civil rights claims

Clients We’ve Represented

  • Nueces County, Texas
  • H & S Constructors, Inc.
  • Morton International, Inc.
  • Arrow Drilling Company, Inc.
  • Bank One Texas, N.A.
  • Onyx Pipeline Company
  • Oryx Energy Company
  • Amerada Hess Corporation
  • Burlington Resources, Inc.
  • Pennzoil Company
  • Louisiana Land & Exploration Company
  • Union Pacific Resources Company
  • Hesco Gathering Company, L.L.C.
  • Herradura Petroleum, Inc.
  • Trijon Exploration, Inc.
  • JLC Enterprises, Inc.
  • National Energy Group, Inc.
  • Rainbow Investments Company
  • Brazos Resources, Inc.
  • Enhanced Energy Partners Corporation
  • Superior Crude Gathering Inc.
  • Third Coast Towing, LLC

If you are involved in any civil dispute, we invite you to contact our firm today. Se habla español.

Commercial Litigation

The Kratzig Law Firm represents both privately and publicly held national and local companies with significant commercial disputes in Texas. With extensive experience in state and federal courts, attorney Paul Kratzig is a respected advocate for clients embroiled in high-end contract disputes and other business litigation types.

Apart from being a trial lawyer, Mr. Kratzig b also holds experience handling oil and gas transactions, mineral title issues, and various corporate and partnership related matters. As a result, he frequently receives referrals from other attorneys in niche areas of the law who seek assistance with resolving problems both in avoiding litigation and handling it.

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Litigation Practice

Mr. Kratzig's commercial litigation practice includes the following:

  • Breach of contract
  • Business and partnership dissolution
  • Minority shareholder oppression and other shareholder disputes
  • Business competition
  • Oil and gas litigation
  • Bank lending disputes
  • Post-judgment collection
  • Antitrust litigation
  • Land title disputes
  • Deceptive trade practices
  • Construction disputes
  • Securities fraud litigation
  • Disputes over non-compete agreements
  • Fraudulent transfer actions

Experience with Both Civil and Criminal Implications

As a former Special Attorney in the Organized Crime and Racketeering Section of the U.S. Department of Justice and defense attorney of many years, Mr. Kratzig has the extensive experience and background necessary to represent clients in civil litigation cases that have a potential criminal overtone.

For example, in one recent case, Mexico's national oil company sued several American companies in federal court, alleging that they were buying condensate from Mexico that had been stolen by drug cartel affiliates and illegally transported across the border to the Texas refineries. Mr. Kratzig has served as a lead counsel in this federal case for one of the defendants. A summary judgment was granted to his client and others (appeal pending). He has also represented companies and individuals charged with environmental crimes.

To learn more about The Kratzig Law Firm and our experience in business litigation matters, request a consultation with our lawyer. Call our Corpus Christi office at (361) 888-5564. Se habla español.

Oil and Gas Litigation Attorney-Corpus Christi, The Gulf Coast, and South Texas

Paul G. Kratzig is a lawyer with extensive experience in many practical aspects of oil and gas exploration and development. He combines an understanding of practical oil and gas field issues with knowledge of the legal issues. Understanding the language of the "oil patch" and the importance of resolving disputes efficiently and effectively, he is the right choice for oil/ gas litigation. If such disputes cannot be resolved, however, without the court's intervention or an arbitrator, Paul understands how to handle the ensuing legal battle.

The Kratzig Law Firm can work on litigation involving leases, joint operating agreements, well control or blowout problems, bad faith drainage, easements/rights-of-way, and surface damage issues.

The firm's clients include exploration and development companies, working interest owners, operators, service companies, royalty owners, mineral owners, and surface owners.

Mr. Kratzig is referred by other law firms who need assistance in resolving certain cases. If you are the owner of a drilling company or operator whose work has been disrupted because of an uncooperative landowner, The Kratzig Law Firm can help you protect your rights.

Contact the firm today to schedule a consultation. Se habla español.