Robert-Miklos_bio

Partner

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A former member of the Texas Legislature, Robert Miklos has over two decades of legal experience representing municipalities and property owners in the development of land and has represented numerous land owners in successfully seeking zoning changes. He was an assistant city attorney for the City of Dallas for almost ten years, where he advised the Plan Commission and the Board of Adjustment, defended the City in Civil District Court, and served as Dallas’ Chief Prosecutor for over five years.

Economic Development Projects

Trophy Club Public Improvement District (2007) – Represented developer in a $30 Million bond transaction for a mixed residential and commercial development.

Waxahachie Public Improvement District (2008) – Represented developer in establishment of public improvement district.

Valencia Public Improvement District (2007-current) – Representing developer in establishing a public improvement district and tax increment reinvestment zone for a residential development.

Flower Mound River Walk Public Improvement District (current) – Representing developer in establishment of a public improvement district for a mixed commercial, retail, and residential development.

Representative Zoning Cases

Galleria Alpha Plaza (2013) – Represented landowner during establishment of Midtown Planned Development District

EMR Vinson Lane (2013) – Represented land owner in establishing a Planned Development District for metal salvage related uses.

Texas Recycling (2012) – Represented land owner in establishing an SUP for Recycling Buy-Back use.

Gold Metal Recyclers (2011) – Represented Property owners in the establishment of a planned development district for metal recycling related uses.

Ross Stores (2011-2013) – Represented Ross stores in obtaining a code amendment to allow translucent vinyl window graphics.

The Winston School (2010) – Obtained Specific Use Permit (SUP) amendment for school, with unanimous approval by Dallas City Council.

Honors and Awards

Rep. Miklos was named Freshman Legislator of the Year in 2009, and was also named Freshman Legislator of the Year by CLEAT in 2009.

Publications and Lectures

Knowingly Removing Knowingly From Your Complaint, Municipal Court Reporter February 2000 (co-authored with Robert Doggett)
TMCEC Legislative Update, June 22, 2010.

Professional Affiliations

  • State Bars of Texas
  • Federal Court – Northern
  • American Institute of Architects, Advisory Board member

Education

Bates School of Law, University of Houston
1991 Juris Doctorate

University of Texas
1988 Bachelor of Arts in History