Real Estate

The practice of real estate law is a transactional practice. Attorneys represent property owners, developers, lenders, landlords, and tenants in giving legal advice regarding and in negotiating and drafting contracts for sale, deeds, notes, deeds of trust, leases, easement agreements, declarations of restrictive covenants, and many other types of documents.

Foundation Courses – Introducing the Basic Concepts

  • Property I and II
  • Real Estate Transactions
  • Land Use

Advanced Courses

  • Commercial Real Estate Transactions Seminar
  • Advanced Topics in Property Law (EW)

Strongly Recommended Courses

  • Business Enterprise
  • Creditors’ Rights
  • Environmental Law
  • Federal Income Tax
  • Payment Systems
  • Secured Transactions
  • Texas Land Titles
  • Texas Mineral Land Titles
  • Texas Matrimonial Property Rights
  • Trusts & Estates

Also Recommended

  • Construction Law
  • Corporate and/or Partnership Taxation
  • Oil and Gas


  • Civil Clinic


  • Department of Housing and Urban Development

Public Service Placements

  • Department of Housing and Urban Development
  • Housing Crisis Center (landlord-tenant)

Here are the full-time faculty and professional staff members who teach or have an interest in this area: