Calvin Cowan

Calvin L. Cowan


Calvin is a partner with the firm. Licensed since 2003, the primary focus of his practice is upon representing professionals in the construction industry. In addition to earning a law degree, he holds a Bachelor’s degree from the Texas A&M University. Prior to pursuing a law degree, Calvin worked as a congressional staff member. He represents both plaintiffs and defendants involved in litigation before state and federal courts and in complex multi-party arbitrations.

Practice Emphasis

Calvin’s practice includes the representation of general contractors, subcontractors, and select owners in both private and public sectors. Disputes typically involve performance, payment, construction defects, terminations, surety claims, lien and bond claims, and appeals. He regularly assists clients in preparing and negotiating claims, contracts, and other complex agreements and has drafted numerous complex trial and appellate briefs.


  • University of Texas A&M
    (B.S., cum laude – 1995)
  • Baylor University (J.D., 2003)


  • State Bar of Texas (2002)
  • U.S. District Court (Northern, Eastern and Western Districts of Texas)

Practice Areas

  • Construction Law
  • Civil Litigation


  • State Bar of Texas (Construction Section)
  • Bell County Bar Association

Published Cases

Tom Wright Constr., LLC v. JDM Steel Constr., LLC, 10-17-00124-CV, 2017 WL 4543651 (Tex. App. –Waco Oct. 11, 2017, no pet.)

Legends Landscapes LLC v. Brown, 06-13-00129-CV, 2014 WL 1260624 (Tex. App. –Texarkana Mar. 27, 2014, no pet.)

State of Texas v. Mid-South Pavers, 246 S.W.3d 711 (Tex. App. – Austin 2007, pet. denied)