Justin D. Holzheauser

JD Holzheauser is a senior associate in Peckar & Abramson’s Austin office. He represents contractors, subcontractors, owners, developers, and suppliers on a diverse range of construction matters, including dispute resolution.

Justin D. Holzheauser

Senior Associate





“At P&A, we maintain strong relationships with industry leaders and regulators, which allow deep insight into the issues that matter most to our clients.”


Prior to joining Peckar & Abramson, JD worked as a political affairs consultant, representing his clients’ interests to the Texas Legislature and state regulatory agencies. He also served as an intern with the First Court of Appeals of Texas, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas, and as an assistant bill clerk with the Chief Clerk’s Office of the Texas House of Representatives. JD’s construction industry experience also includes his tenure with Whiting-Turner.

JD earned his J.D. from South Texas College of Law, where he also served as an Assistant Editor of the college’s Construction Law Journal. He has a B.S. from Texas A&M University in Construction Science.




State of Texas

United States District Court for the Western District of Texas


State Bar of Texas (Construction Law Section)

Austin Bar Association (Construction Section - Board Member)

Associated General Contractors of America (Austin Chapter and and Legal Affairs Committee)

Austin Young Lawyers Association

Associated Builders and Contractors (Central Texas Chapter)

Construction Leadership Council (former Steering Committee Chair)


Texas A&M University, B.S., Construction Science

South Texas College of Law, J.D.

Awards and Recognitions

Texas Super Lawyers, Rising Star, 2017-2020

Best Lawyers "Ones to Watch," 2021

Publications & Presentations

"Perfecting Texas Mechanic's Liens," Austin Lawyer (2017).

"Review the 85th Legislature on the Construction Industry," Construction News (2017).

"Getting Ready For OSHA," AGC Law in Brief (2016).

"Texas Energy Sector Infrastructure Improvements Pave the Way for Good Business," Texas Contractor (2017).

"3D Printing in Construction," Modern Contractor Solutions (2015).

"Liquidated Damages Clauses Commonplace in Construction Contracts," Modern Contractor Solutions (2014).

"What to Expect in the New Year," Modern Contractor Solutions (2015).