Section Focus

Two speakers, a man and a woman, stand at a podium in a corner, facing the viewer's right. In the foreground is a Christmas tree. Adjacent to the speakers, hanging on the wall, is a projected screen.The Real Estate Law Section offers monthly lunch meetings during its fiscal year (September through June). Speakers present topics ranging from leasing, development, loan transactions, landlord/tenant issues, legislative updates and other relevant real estate issues. CLE credit of 1.0 hour is given for attendance at each presentation.

The Section participates in and contributes to several community based fundraising campaigns including Habitat for Humanity, Texas C-Bar, and Historic Records Preservation. Monetary scholarships are awarded to a student at each of Houston’s law schools.

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Section Officers

Ryan Morgan, Locke Lord LLP

Immediate Past Chair
Cassandra McGarvey, Sanders McGarvey

Chair Elect
Susan George, Andrews Myers

Katy Carmical, Winstead PC

History of Real Estate Section Chairs

Bylaws of the Real Estate Law Section

Member Details

Section Members: 573
Section Dues: $25

Section Notes

Appendix items from Nov. 19, 2014 CLE “A Primer of What Every Real Estate Lawyer Needs to Know About Architect’s Agreements and Construction Contracts.” Click for Index to Appendix

Law Student Policies

Total of $3000 in scholarship funds awarded to three students at each Houston Law School. Amount awarded per student will be based on number of applicants. Minimum award of $1000.

Cost of parking. Reservation is required. Up to five students per school may attend.