Wadler, Perches, Hundl & Kerlick Attorneys Are Ready to Help You
Whether you have a simple question about a legal matter or you need dedicated, experienced representation in complex litigation, the attorneys at Wadler, Perches, Hundl & Kerlick are ready to help you.
Several of our attorneys have years of experience at large law firms with national and international clients. All of our attorneys grew up in rural Texas and they bring those small-town values of honesty and hard work to every client relationship. If you’d like to feel confident that you have a partner in solving your legal issue, call the attorneys of Wadler, Perches, Hundl & Kerlick today at 800-929-1725 or send us an email through our contact form.
Our Firm’s shareholders are:
John D. Perches. Mr. Perches has been a practicing attorney licensed with the State Bar of Texas since 1994 and a member of the firm since 1999. He represents individuals and entities in a wide variety of litigation matters, and his experience includes diverse areas of civil litigation including personal injury, probate, family, consumer protection, and title insurance litigation.In addition to his litigation practice, Mr. Perches routinely handles criminal defense matters and has served as a court appointed special prosecutor.
Philip J. Hundl. Mr. Hundl represents clients in a variety of industries including oil services, banking, real estate investments, manufacturing companies, family farming and ranching operations and private individuals. His practice encompasses a range of areas from landowner condemnation/eminent domain, civil litigation, real estate and commercial transactions, estate planning and probate . Before returning to his hometown of Wharton, Mr. Hundl practiced law with the international law firm of Fulbright & Jaworski, LLP, in its San Antonio and Houston offices, primarily in the areas of products liability, commercial litigation and international arbitration.
I. Ray Kerlick, Jr. Mr. Kerlick has been a practicing attorney licensed with the State Bar of Texas since 1994 and began practicing with the firm in 2007. Mr. Kerlick represents individuals and entities in a wide variety of litigation matters. Mr. Kerlick has thirteen years of experience in insurance coverage and insurance claims litigation, representing both insurers and policyholders. Mr. Kerlick’s current practice also includes an extensive range of civil litigation including commercial, real estate, personal injury, probate, and family litigation. In addition to his civil litigation practice, Mr. Kerlick handles criminal defense matters. Before returning to practice in Wharton, Mr. Kerlick was a partner with the firm of Royston, Rayzor, Vickery & Williams, L.L.P. in Houston, primarily practicing in the fields of insurance, commercial, and maritime litigation.
Larry E. Wadler retired in February 2018. He is of counsel to Wadler, Perches, Hundl & Kerlick. Mr. Wadler represents clients in a variety of industries including oil services, banking, real estate investments, insurance, manufacturing companies, farming and ranching operations and private individuals. His practice encompasses a range of areas from, real estate and commercial transactions, both planning and execution, estate planning and probate.
After completing his legal education in 1960 Mr. Wadler returned to his home town to practice and has been at the same location for 47 years. He received his Juris Doctorate law degree from the University of Texas, College of Law. Mr. Wadler is admitted to practice law in all state courts of Texas.
Of Counsel Attorneys
Craig Estlinbaum is of counsel and works in the Firm’s Bay City office. His practice focuses on civil trial and appellate advocacy, family law, commercial and real estate law, probates and estates, arbitration and mediation and governmental and regulatory affairs. Retired District Judge Estlinbaum won election to the 130th District Court, a general jurisdiction court, in November 2000. He took office the following January and served for 20 years to his retirement. During that time he presided over thousands of cases touching a wide range of issues including torts, contract disputes, family law, real estate matters and criminal law.
Rachel L. Rust is of counsel to Wadler, Perches, Hundl & Kerlick. Ms. Rust has been a practicing attorney licensed with the State Bar of Texas since 1995 and with the Virginia State Bar since 1996. She represents individuals in a wide range of family law matters, including pre-nuptial and separation agreements, divorces, custody modifications, probate issues, collaborative law, and she conducts mediation. Ms. Rust works to resolve issues in ways that are respectful and productive.
Kari Lutringer represents individuals and entities in a variety of industries including real estate, farming and ranching operations, oilfield services, banking and financial services and private individuals. Her focus is on transactional work, including estate planning, real estate, corporate and other general transactional matters.
Fiona Goodison is of counsel to the Firm. Ms. Goodison has been a member of the State Bar of Texas since 2002. She’s a graduate of Rice University, and she meets clients at our Fulshear office.
Shea A. Krauskopf is an associate attorney with the firm and will be primarily located in our planned Bay City office. Until that office opens, Mr. Krauskopf is meeting clients at the Wharton office. He has been licensed with the State Bar of Texas since 2019.
Antonio “Tony” Ramirez, III, is an associate attorney with the firm and will be primarily located in our Fulshear and Richmond offices. Mr. Ramirez represents clients in a variety of civil litigation cases including commercial, consumer protection, business, family, and probate. While his practice focuses on civil litigation, Mr. Ramirez also handles transactional matters including estate planning and real estate transactions.
Brian Bankhead is an associate attorney with the firm and he’s primarily located in our Fulshear office. Mr. Bankhead represents a variety of clients involved in various civil litigation matters including property law, consumer protection, business law, and probate and estate administration. He also handles a number of general transaction matters including estate planning, entity formation, and business development.
Offices in Wharton County, Fort Bend County and Matagorda County
Our main office is located in Wharton, Texas, and we have another office in El Campo in Wharton County. We also have offices in Fulshear and Richmond in Fort Bend County, and we have an office in Bay City in Matagorda County We meet with clients in El Campo and in Richmond by appointment only.