Protecting Business Interests for Over 50 Years

Do you dream of owning your own business? Being your own boss? Having the freedom to make important decisions about matters you really care about? At Pakis, Giotes, Burleson & Deaconson, P.C., we want to give you the legal support you need to fulfill this dream. If you already own a business, we want to help you not only protect your company but build it up so you can maximize its potential. No matter what your goals may be, we’re here to provide legal services to help you achieve them.

Pakis, Giotes, Burleson & Deaconson, P.C., has skillfully served Waco’s business owners since our firm’s founding in 1963. As a firm with deep roots in the community, we are intimately familiar with the legal concerns distinct to Central Texas business owners. We leverage this insight and our strong understanding of business law to identify effective remedies for challenges our clients face at any stage of their entity’s development.

Whether you are contemplating founding a new enterprise or are planning your business succession, you can rely on our transactional attorneys to provide cutting-edge legal advice that helps you reach your objectives. Our goal is to provide collaboration and coaching to give you and your business a path to success. If you’re searching for creative solutions to business challenges, schedule a consultation with Pakis, Giotes, Burleson & Deaconson, P.C. in Waco. We proudly serve the community of Waco, as well as Temple, Belton, Killeen, and Bell County, Texas.



Our firm plays an instrumental role in helping thousands of business owners establish a presence in the region. We provide a wide variety of business formation services, which include:

  • Counsel on entity selection

  • Entity formation

  • Contract drafting, review, and negotiation

  • Facilitation of asset purchases and sales

  • Representation in financing matters

  • Trademark registration

The form of business an owner selects could affect its operations, tax obligations, and debt liabilities. We remain mindful of the long-term impact this decision has when we advise you of the benefits and risks associated with joint ventures, general or limited partnerships, limited liability companies, corporations, or other types of entities.

Streamlining Transactions at Any Stage of the Business Lifecycle

In addition to our business foundation services, our attorneys facilitate transactions to allow business owners to develop, expand, or dissolve their entities. We have secured favorable terms when negotiating contracts for parties pursuing:

  • An acquisition or merger

  • A reorganization or divestiture

  • A dissolution or wind up

Our transactional lawyers prepare and submit all paperwork with required agencies. Should conflicts arise during this process, we are licensed to resolve business disputes in Texas courthouses, in negotiations, arbitration, or mediation sessions for businesses.

Hire a Business Lawyer for Contract Guidance

Regardless of the stage of the business, all official business relationships and transactions involve contracts. A business lawyer can guide you in these matters. Hiring a team of dedicated business attorneys will help you determine the most important clauses of any contract in regard to your unique situation. If you are a business owner or individual with questions about your contract, it is vital you have a seasoned business law attorney you can trust to draft and review these important documents.


For over 50 years, our firm has been recognized for its commitment to excellence in advocacy. Each of our business attorneys strives to understand your unique situation and works hard to craft strategies tailored to your business goals. Partner with our team today in Waco, TX and gain from our experience and insight. Let us help make your dream business a reality by scheduling a consultation today.