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 Chair

Cassandra McGarvey
Sanders McGarvey
12 Greenway Plaza, Ste. 210
Houston, Texas 77046
(713) 493-7547

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History of Real Estate Section Chairs

Bylaws of the Real Estate Law Section

Section Officers

Immediate Past Chair
Lewis Kasner

Chair Elect
Ryan Morgan

Susan George

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 students at each Houston Law School. Amount awarded per student will be based on number of applicants. Minimum award of $1000. Application deadline is February 28. All current 2L and 3L students with an interest in real estate law are invited to apply. Click here for the application. Contact Cassie McGarvey (Sanders McGarvey LLP) at (713) 493-7547.

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

Contact the Real Estate Law Section Treasurer for scholarship application information or a meeting reservation.