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Sears, Terry H.
9700 Richmond Avenue Suite 222 Houston, TX
Phone: (713) 782-1788
Fax: (713) 782-1787
Website: http://www.searsfirm.com

SUMMARY

Lawyer Overview

Areas of Practice

  • Condo and Homeowners Association Corporate Governance
  • Condo and Homeowners Association Deed Restriction Enforcement and Collections
  • Residential Real Estate Transactions and Closings
  • Transferring Deeds
  • Landlord-Tenant Disputes and Evictions
  • Contract Review
  • Ongoing Legal Counsel
  • Business Dispute Resolution
  • Criminal Defense and Juvenile Delinquency

Representative Clients

  • The Renoir
  • The Manhattan
  • Hyde Park Crescent
  • Lake Olympia Civic Association
  • The Renaissance at River Oaks
  • Topaz Condominiums
  • Heritage Meadows
  • The Highlands

West Practice Categories

Administrative Law, Administrative Hearings & Adjudication, Licensing, Alternative Dispute Resolution, Arbitration, Mediation, Antitrust & Trade Regulation, Mergers, Acquisitions & Divestitures, RICO Act, Business & Commercial Law, Contracts, Debtor/Creditor, Secured Transactions, Transactions, Uniform Commercial Code, Warranties, Business Organizations, Closely Held Businesses, Corporate Governance, Dissolution, Formation & Business Planning, Limited Liability Companies, Non-profit & Tax-exempt Organizations, Reorganizations, Collections, Constitutional Law, Search & Seizure Protections, Construction Law, Construction Contracts, Construction Liens, Criminal Law, Criminal Fraud, DUI/DWI, Drug Violations, Felonies, Juvenile Crimes, Misdemeanor, White Collar Crimes, Environmental Law, Government Agencies & Programs, Housing & Urban Development, Insurance Law, Property & Casualty, Title Insurance, Litigation & Appeals, Federal Appellate Practice, Federal Trial Practice, State Appellate Practice, State Trial Practice, Personal Injury -- Defense, Real Estate Law, Condominiums & Cooperatives, Conveyancing, Land Use & Zoning, Landlord/Tenant, Residential Real Estate, State, Local & Municipal Law, Taxation Law, Property (Ad Valorem) Taxes

Qualifications

Bar Admissions

  • Texas, 1993
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas, 2005

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Houston Bar Association, 1993 - Present
  • Fort Bend County Bar Association, 1994 - Present

Classes and Seminars

  • Adjunct Professor, Legal Negotiations, University of Houston Law Center, 1993 - 2000

Pro Bono Activities

  • Court-Appointed Attorney for Criminal Cases, Fort Bend County, Texas, 2001 - Present
  • Represent Nonprofit Associations, 1993 - Present
  • Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, Board Member
  • Fort Bend Baptist Academy, Board Member

Past Employment Positions

  • Butler & Hailey, P.C., Associate, 1993 - 1998
  • Hughes, Watters & Askanase, Senior Associate, 1998 - 2000

Education

  • University of Houston Law Center, Houston, Texas
    J.D.
  • University of Houston, Houston, Texas
    B.S.
    Honors: cum laude
References

References

  • Patrick Tagtow, VP Litigation BMC Software