Mr. Knop’s practice centers upon combining his work history, business/finance and law degrees–alongside over 30 years of litigation experience–to counsel clients on the management of their business, estate and personal holdings. He specializes in providing proactive legal consultation, counseling, and coaching, identifying and managing problem areas, risks, and safety, and recommending solutions to resolve developing issues before they become costly and time-consuming. Emphasis is always placed on advance problem-solving, legal management, planning & risk assessment, and when litigation is unavoidable–streamlining its costs, implementing early dispute resolution techniques, and using the judicial system efficiently with a view toward early disposition and a reduction of expenses and risks to his clients. Community. Mr. Knop was born in Iowa, grew up in Houston, Texas, has been married 30+ years, is father to 4 successful grown children, and grandfather to 2 wonderful grandchildren. He and his wife are active in church and Christian outreach ministries, missions, education, sports, farming / ranching and the outdoors.