Vance L. Metcalf has significant experience in general civil litigation, real estate, estate planning, and probate matters. He has represented clients in both state and federal courts. He has represented numerous real estate professionals with regard to administrative complaints and litigation, including real estate brokers and agents, appraisers, title companies, and home inspectors.

Representative Experiences

  • Defended home inspector is suit filed by homebuyer alleging breach of contract, negligence and DTPA violations;
  • Obtained summary judgment for apartment complex in suit involving a slip and fall on ice;
  • Represented real estate broker in breach of contract case;
  • Represented trucking company in motor vehicle accident case;
  • Defended real estate broker in suit alleging violations of the DTPA;
  • Defended apartment complex in premises liability case involving third-party criminal conduct;
  • Represented property owner in unlawful diversion of water case;
  • Defended landlord/owner of residential property in premises liability action;

Area of Practice

  • Litigation
  • Professional Liability
  • Premises Liability
  • Estate Planning/Guardianship/Probate
  • Real Estate

Bar Admissions


Professional Association and Memberships

Professional Experience

  • 2002 – Present – Kent, Anderson & Bush, P.C., Attorney
  • 1998 – 1999 – Haynes & Boone, LLP., Assistant Comptroller
  • 1997 – 1998 – Jenkins & Gilchrist, PC., Accounting Manager

Community Involvement and Personal Interests

  • Coach for Whitehouse Baseball/Softball League
  • Member – West Erwin Church of Christ, Tyler