Misty Gasiorowski
Associate
Misty Gasiorowski
CONTACT
mgasiorowski@wkpz.com
T: (713) 961-9045
F: (713) 961-5341

Bar Admissions

  • Texas, 2011
  • US District Court, Southern District of Texas, 2011
  • US District Court, Northern District of Texas, 2013

Education

  • J. D. University of Houston Law Center, 2011
  • M.A. Legal Studies Texas State University, San Marcos Texas, 2007
  • Dean's List 2006 – 2007, Academic Scholarships, and 4.0 GPA
  • Student Mentor at Riley Elementary, Austin, Texas, 2007-2008
  • B.S. Criminal Justice Texas State University, San Marcos Texas, 2006
  • Dean's List 2003 – 2006, Academic Scholarships, and 3.84 GPA
  • Alpha Phi Sigma Criminal Justice Society, Treasurer, 2006

Memberships

  • State Bar of Texas
  • American Bar Association
  • Houston Bar Association
  • Litigation Section Member
  • Campaign for the Homeless Committee Member
  • CIS Committee Member
  • Houston Young Lawyer’s Association

Additional Information

  • Certified Mediator, State of Texas, 2007
  • Certified Paralegal, State of Texas, 2007
  • Author of Dear Japan: International Parental Abduction is a Problem, 33 Hous. J. Int'l L. (Dec. 2010), available at: http://www.hjil.org/Files/DearJapan.pdf
Misty Gasiorowski
Associate

Ms. Gasiorowski’s practice is devoted primarily to business litigation. Misty Gasiorowski joined Weycer, Kaplan, Pulaski & Zuber, PC as an associate in 2013. Prior to joining, she worked as an Associate in a well-respected Houston-based law firm. She also completed internships with the Honorable Judge David Hittner and with Congressman Henry Cuellar, and worked as a legal assistant for the Texas Department of Public Safety and as a public records researcher at a private investigation firm. Ms. Gasiorowski utilizes her extensive litigation and pre-law experience, as well as her genuine desire to help her clients, to efficiently and effectively defend her clients’ interests.

Representative Experience

Examined fact and expert witnesses to jury in civil trial in which our firm obtained $1.1M verdict on client's breach of contract claim and defended against a multimillion dollar tortious interference counterclaim.

Represented client during oral argument to the 1st Court of Appeals seeking reversal of the trial court’s granting of summary judgment in favor of the Harris County Appraisal District and rendition of judgment in favor of client in relation to charitable tax exemption; awaiting ruling on competing motions for rehearing of Court's decision to reverse and remand.

Examined fact and expert witnesses and made closing arguments to jury in a civil trial in which our firm successfully defended client against a tenant’s $1.8M claim for breach of a provision in the lease allowing a right of first refusal to purchase the property;

Defended client during oral argument to the 14th Court of Appeals seeking affirmation of the trial court’s granting of summary judgment on all claims against firm’s client related to statements made during an employer reference of a former employee to a prospective employer.

Obtained summary judgment for $260,000 on client’s breach of contract claim and dismissal of DTPA and related counterclaims

Obtained summary judgment in favor of firm’s client disposing of personal injury claim against business owner;

Settled lawsuit for breach of contract on very favorable terms after obtaining summary judgment in favor of firm’s client on fraud claims valued at over $250,000.

Successfully terminated lease agreements and secured refunds of security deposits for firm clients after sending all requisite notices to landlords to remedy conditions which made the leased premises uninhabitable.

Obtained a non-suit of preferential transfer claims against firm’s client after informal.

Negotiations related to the merits of client’s affirmative defenses.

Settled a subcontractor’s affidavit of lien and claim for nonpayment in the amount of $290,742 against firm’s client for less than $80,000 at mediation.

Settled a lawsuit against firm’s client in which an insurer, as subrogee of its insured, was seeking $69,397.28 for $8,000 after solely informal discovery and negotiations.

Secured a default judgment against a lessee and payment in full from a sub-lessee for equipment wrongfully removed from a leased premises.

Obtained summary judgment in favor of firm’s client after proving breach of a lease by the tenant.

Secured payments in full and in part for firm’s clients after sending demands, and if necessary filing suit and litigating the dispute, for commercial debts ranging from $5,000 to $700,000.

Recorded M&M and mineral lien affidavits, and filed suit to foreclose upon the liens if necessary, to secure payment for services and/or materials furnished by firm’s clients.  Filed claims against payment bonds when appropriate.

Settled a $225,000 personal injury claim against firm’s client for $30,000 at mediation.

Obtained a non-suit of all breach of contract, DTPA, and bad faith claims against firm’s client after conducting an informal investigation and obtaining sufficient proof to convince opposing counsel of his client’s dishonesty.

Has effectively drawn on her experience and skill in presenting clients for depositions.

Obtained summary judgment in favor of firm’s client based on the fact that the plaintiff had not used due diligence inserving our client and thus the statute of limitations had expired.

Through proficient and effective pleadings submissions, successfully settled a 30,000 personal injury claim against client for 2,500 prior to a summary judgment hearing.