Meet Tania Carlock

Client Development

Tania is an associate in the firm's Houston office who represents clients in various litigation matters.

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  • Commercial Property Dispute $645,000

    Potts Law Firm attorneys negotiated a settlement on behalf of a client whose land was taken by a private power line company. The company’s original offer of $430,000 failed to consider the decrease in aesthetic value that the scenic ranch in the Texas Hill Country would incur from the power line installation.

  • Surgical Negligence $600,000

    Potts Law Firm secured a $600,000 settlement for a young woman who was a victim of New Mexico medical malpractice. The woman underwent gallbladder removal surgery; the most common operation in America.  The surgeon negligently performed the procedure, allowing bile to spill within the woman’s abdominal cavity before closing her incision.

  • Wrongful Death of Employee $6.35 Million

    Potts Law Firm served as lead counsel for the family of a man who was killed while on the job due to a product failure. After a short time in litigation, Potts Law Firm was able to settle the case and also received a voluntary worldwide recall of the product; ensuring no one else would suffer injuries or death resulting from the failed product in the future.

  • East Texas Residential Property $454,000

    Potts Law Firm attorneys negotiated on behalf of a residential property owner whose East Texas land was taken by the Texas Department of Transportation (TXDOT) to make way for new road construction. TxDOT's original offer of $31,343 did not consider damages that the remaining land would incur from the new road build.

  • Seat Back Failure Seven-Figure Settlement

    Potts Law Firm secured a confidential seven-figure settlement against an automobile manufacturer when the client’s vehicle was struck by another vehicle causing the driver’s seat to collapse backward allowing the client to be thrown into the back seat where she received spinal cord injuries, rendering her a quadriplegic.

  • Surgical Negligence Confidential Settlement

    Potts Law Firm achieved a settlement for a medical malpractice case on behalf of a minor injured during surgery in Kansas.

  • Defective Airbag Seven-Figure Settlement

    Potts Law Firm secured a confidential seven-figure settlement against an automobile manufacturer for the clients when their nine-year-old daughter was killed by the passenger side airbag in this low-energy collision.

  • Foot Injury $750,000

    Potts Law Firm secured a $750,000 settlement for an oil rig worker whose foot was severely injured after being caught in rig tongs. The oil rig company had failed to properly tag out and lock out the tongs after a power outage.  When the power returned to the rig, the tongs closed on the worker’s foot, crushing his bones.

  • Residential Property Roof Damage Substantial Settlement

    Partner Andrew A. Woellner was privileged to represent another attorney in his fight against an underpaying insurance carrier.  When his home was damaged by hail in Dallas, Texas, the insurance carrier told him that only 3 roof tiles were damaged, and the repair did not exceed the deductible.

  • Commercial Property Dispute $713,000

    Potts Law Firm attorneys negotiated on behalf of a commercial property owner whose land was taken by the Texas Department of Transportation (TXDOT) to make way for new road construction. TxDOT's original offer of $466,396 did not consider other reasonable comparable sales in the area.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q:Who Can Be a Victim?


    Victims of sex trafficking can be U.S. citizens, foreign nationals, women, men, children, and LGBTQ+ individuals. Vulnerable populations are frequently targeted by traffickers, including runaway and homeless youth, as well as victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, war, or social discrimination.

  • Q:What Are Some Red Flags of Work & Living Conditions?


    In places where sex trafficking is occurring, red flags of work and living conditions may include:

    • Employees are not free to leave or come and go at will
    • Employees are under 18 and providing commercial sex acts
    • Employees are in the commercial sex industry and have a pimp/manager
    • Employees are unpaid, paid very little, or paid only through tips
    • Employees work excessively long and/or unusual hours
    • Employees are not allowed breaks or suffer under unusual restrictions at work
    • Employees owe a large debt that they are unable to pay off
    • Employees were recruited through false promises concerning the nature and conditions of their work
    • High-security measures exist in the work and/or living locations (e.g., opaque windows, boarded-up windows, bars on windows, barbed wire, security cameras, etc.)
    • Employees are living and working on site
    • Employees experience verbal or physical abuse by their supervisor
    • Employees are not given proper safety equipment
    • Employees are not paid directly
    • Employees are forced to meet daily quotas

  • Q:What Are Some Red Flags for Illegal Massage Parlors & Spas?


    Some red flags that may indicate that a massage parlor or spa is involved in sex trafficking include:

    • Permit or license for something other than actual business
    • Male clientele
    • Location may have a guarded entrance
    • Open at unusual hours compared to the businesses on either side
    • Cameras both inside and outside
    • The location storefront may be curtained off, blocked, etc.
    • Location may be locked and opened only when someone is at the door
    • “Employees” may be ferried to and from work by the “spa” or may live at the location
    • Men walking through the parking lot, seem to be confused, and/or talking on their cell phones
    • Condoms in the parking lot drains or pipes

  • Q:What Should I Do if I Am a Victim of Human Trafficking or Suspect of Illicit Activity?


    If the situation is an emergency or you believe someone is in immediate danger, call 911 and alert the authorities. Call or contact Polaris Project. Polaris is a nationwide non-profit. The organization employs experienced professionals to guide victims and survivors of human trafficking. Also, you can call the National Human Trafficking Hotline.