Welcome to CWRO

Cramer Weatherbie Richardson Oliver LLP


We Have Offices In Dallas, Texas


We Have Offices In Austin, Texas

Highly Experienced Attorneys

Providing Commercial Real Estate Advice

National law firm quality work

With personal attention to every matter


Cramer Weatherbie Richardson Oliver LLP

(CWRO) includes attorneys with decades of experience with national law firms, who have taught at law schools and major legal seminars and institutes for over a quarter century, and have practical experience owning and operating businesses.

Our efficiency, experience and structure allow us to keep our fees reasonable compared to institutional firms.



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G.H. "Buddy" Cramer

G. H. “Buddy” Cramer, Jr. is a founding partner in Cramer Weatherbie Richardson Oliver LLP and has been with the firm since 1993.

Mr. Cramer earned his B.B.A. from The University of Texas in Austin and his J.D. from SMU School of Law.

His practice predominately involves representation of real estate developers, owners and investors in commercial real estate transactions.


David A. Weatherbie

David Weatherbie is a partner at CWRO along with being recognized by peers and was selected to Super Lawyers for 2003 - 2018

David Weatherbie attended Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law and graduated in 1976.

He represents clients with Real Estate: Business issues in Texas. He also represents clients with Banking issues.


David W. Richardson

David is a partner in CWRO. He is primarily engaged in a commercial transaction practice with an emphasis in real estate and the purchase.

David also serves as outside general counsel to a number of small and medium sized companies.

David has experience in all facets of real estate and lending transactions, including leasing, acquisition restaurants, hotels and more.


Alex C. Oliver

Alex is a partner in CWRO. He has experience representing a diverse range of clients in connection with commercial real estate and business transactions, including owners, developers, tenants, equity investors and lenders.

Alex has handled a wide variety of real estate and lending projects, including acquisition, development and disposition of retail, restaurant, office, multifamily, hotel and condominium projects; leasing of retail, office, medical and industrial properties and more.


Mark E. Vandermeulen

Mark is a partner in CWRO. He has experience representing clients in commercial real estate transactions, including acquisition, development, leasing and disposition.

Mark earned his B.S. from The University of Texas in Austin and his J.D. from SMU School of Law, magna cum laude.

Mark has represented a variety of clients in the multifamily, retail, office, industrial, and restaurant arenas.


Kathryn C. Crocker

Katy specializes in clients involved in various types of real estate transactions, including acquisitions, dispositions, land development, industrial and office leases.

Katy earned her B.S. from The University of San Diego in 2002 and her J.D. from Texas Tech University in 2016.

She was a financial analyst in the Real Estate Finance & Securitization Group at Credit Suisse in New York City.


Expert in Texas Commercial Real Estate Law

National law firm quality work
Reasonable fees
Personal attention to every matter

Over a century of cumulative real estate law experience

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Areas Of Practice

CWRO provides many services for real estate needs and small businesses.

Finance and Lending
We offer financing and lending services for small businesses.
Foreclosures, Workouts, Debt Restructuring & Receiverships
Whole Loan Sales and Purchases
We offer whole loan sales and purchase services for small businesses.
Dispute Resolution
We offer dispute resolution services for small businesses.
Residential Subdivision, Commercial, Retail & Mixed Use
Multifamily, Office, Retail, Warehouse, Medical & Ground
Purchase and Sale of Businesses
We offer purchase and sale of business guidence.
Purchases and Sales
All types of real estate
Asset Disposition
Raw land, Office, Medical, Hotel, Resort, Multifamily and Restaurant

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