Joe Slovacek has been with the Hoover Slovacek law firm since his graduation from the University of Houston Law School in 1976. For over 35 years, he has engaged in a general business practice encompassing real estate, corporate law and commercial litigation representing a variety of clients principally involved in all facets of real estate. A number of the clients he represents include brokers, developers, owners, lenders and property managers of multi-family, commercial, retail and industrial properties.
He presently serves as a member of the Board of Directors of the National Association of Industrial and Office Properties (NAIOP) and, since 1983, has been General Counsel of Houston Office Leasing Brokers Association, Inc. (HOLBA).
Mr. Slovacek is frequently a guest speaker at local seminars, including the “2010 Harris County Eminent Domain Conference” discussing current topics correlating to real estate law and complex commercial litigation issues, including condemnation issues, conflicts or lawsuits involving governmental or quasi-governmental agencies.
Mr. Slovacek is an exemplary civic leader, performing many roles over the years that have been beneficial to the community, serving positions such as Trustee to the Houston Realty Business Coalition since 2001 and member of the “C” Club PAC since 1989, PAC Treasurer for 18 years.
The Texas Facilities Commission consists of seven board members. Three members are appointed by the governor, two additional members appointed by the governor from a list of nominees submitted by the Speaker of the House of Representatives, and two members appointed by the lieutenant governor. The Executive Director manages the day-to-day business of the Commission, employs staff and fulfills duties and responsibilities assigned by law or delegated by TFC.