Commercial Real Estate Law

Real Estate Law involves providing advice and services concerning the laws applicable to land and the improvements and appurtenances (including air and subsurface estates) to land.  It also includes the acquisition, transfer, development, financing and use of land and includes knowledge of the legal restrictions and constraints imposed privately and by local, state and federal governments upon land and the improvements to land.

Board Certification is available in 4 subcategories of Real Estate law including Commercial Real Estate Law.

Commercial Real Estate Law involves providing advice and services in connection with the acquisition, ownership, leasing, financing, use, transfer and disposition of commercial real property other than residential, farm, ranch, or oil, gas and mineral property.

Click here to review the Standards for Certification in Commercial Real Estate Law.

Board Certified Difference - Commercial Real Estate Law

Why choose a lawyer Board Certified in Commercial Real Estate Law? Qualifications include:

  • Practice law fulltime for at least 5 years as an active member of the State Bar of Texas;
  • At least 3 years of Real Estate Law experience with a yearly minimum 30% substantial involvement in Real Estate Law generally and a yearly minimum 20% focus on Commercial Real Estate Law in particular;
  • Qualified vetted references from judges and lawyers in the area; 
  • Complete 60 hours of TBLS approved continuing legal education in Real Estate Law;
  • Meet all of the TBLS Standards for Attorney Certification; and
  • Pass a comprehensive 6-hour examination in Real Estate Law. Click here to review the Exam Specifications.  
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