Brenda provides swift, responsive, practical legal advice applying 34 years of legal experience advising entrepreneurs to protect, expand, and sell their business.
Equally comfortable in the boardroom or the courtoom, Brenda is experienced in handling disputes in both state and federal Courts in Texas, Colorado, Minnesota, California, Arkansas and Oklahoma. She has appeared in the 5th and 10th Circuits of the Federal Appeals Courts in successful appeals.
Active in local civic and community affairs, Brenda has served on the boards of numerous non-profit companies. Brenda is a former member of the Board of Directors of the Austin Bar Association and President of the Solo and Small Firm Section. She recently completed serving on the Board of Directors of the Travis County Women Lawyers Foundation and Capital Area Democratic Women, and she is founded the Animal Association of Texas, a Texas political action committee dedicated to protecting Texas animals.
Collier Law supports Austin Pets Alive! the country's largest no kill animal rescue organization, by donating pro bono legal services and supporting their charitable events. Recently she co-initiated the successful Save Neville legal team in Austin, Texas that gained world-wide attention and over 220,000 signatures in support of saving the life of a dog that was wrongfully adjudicated as dangerous using legal strategy and negotiation.
Texas Governor Ann Richards appointed Brenda to serve as Chair of the Texas Board of Private Investigators and Private Security Agencies from 1991 through 1993.
Brenda is a 1982 graduate of the University of Texas Law School. She is a member of the Texas Bar Association and Austin Bar Association.
FAMILY IS CRUCIAL
Brenda enjoys watching indepedent films with her husband of 30 years, Roger Collier, who handles the business end of Collier Law. Brenda also enjoys traveling, eating good food with family and friends; spending time with son Rob Mockley and his wife Mary Mockley; and playing with the family's 7 rescued dogs and cats.