Professionals

Lorri Michel

Lorri Michel is the managing partner of Michel Gray LLP and is one of the state’s leading property tax attorneys. Lorri has successfully litigated several cutting-edge property tax cases, establishing legal precedent for property owners across Texas. Most recently, she defeated the City of Austin’s extraordinary challenge petition against 19,000 commercial property owners in Travis…Read More

Raymond Gray

Raymond Gray has been immersed in Texas Property Tax since serving as Law Clerk to the Texas House Committee on Ways and Means during the initial revisions to the modern Texas Property Tax Code in 1981. For nearly 15 years, Raymond was a driving force in what was one of the largest property tax law…Read More

Shane Rogers

Shane Rogers brings extensive experience in the Texas real estate market to Michel Gray, which he obtained while working as the Managing Director of Acquisitions, Asset Management, Dispositions and Loan Administration for two large commercial real estate companies with diverse portfolios. Shane’s in-depth experience in financial analysis and valuation of all property types, including hotels, healthcare, industrial,…Read More

Natalie A. Maloney

Natalie is a partner in the firm, focusing her practice on property tax litigation and settlement. Although she has litigated a large variety of cases, Natalie now focuses her time on tax reductions for stand-alone retail buildings, shopping centers, multi-family, hotels, industrial warehouses, and business personal property. Prior to joining the firm, Natalie served as an…Read More

Teresa Dahmus Wohlers

Teresa focuses her practice on property tax litigation and civil appellate law.  Prior to joining the firm, Teresa was a staff attorney at the Third Court of Appeals and practiced in the Administrative Law Division of the Office of the Attorney General.  Before joining the Office of the Attorney General, Teresa worked with Michel Gray…Read More

William Noe

William plays a key role in the management of the firm’s litigation, with a strong emphasis on negotiation and settlement. He has represented a broad range of properties, and his current area of practice includes both real and personal properties with a particular focus on retail centers, offices and hotels. With several years experience in commercial real estate before becoming a…Read More

Debbe Strouse

Debbe Strouse serves as the firms Appraisal District coordinator, and Executive Assistant.  Before joining Michel Gray, Debbe had more than 25 years of public service experience with Travis Central Appraisal District, before joining the firm, serving as Appeals Coordinator and Executive Assistant to the Chief Appraiser.  Debbe combines her unique insight into the inner workings of…Read More

Kim Baldridge

Kimberley Baldridge is the Senior Litigation Paralegal at Michel Gray, with more than 20 years legal experience in the Austin legal community. Prior to joining MG, Kim served as the Litigation Paralegal for Travis Central Appraisal District for nearly a decade–drafting pleadings and discovery responses, as well as ensuring efficient management of a docket of several…Read More

Tyshona Swain

Tyshona Swain is a legal assistant with the firm, providing litigation support to 6 attorneys–drafting and filing pleadings and discovery responses, communicating with opposing counsel, court staff and mediators, and assisting clients throughout the appeals process.  With more than a dozen years of appraisal district experience, Tyshona provides a wealth of property tax experience to…Read More