Gray Reed Attorney Appointed to the Texas Real Estate Broker-Lawyer Committee

October 3, 2017

Gray Reed Partner John G. George, Jr. was appointed by the president of the State Bar of Texas as an attorney member of the Texas Real Estate Broker-Lawyer Committee for a six-year term expiring on August 31, 2023.

The Texas Real Estate Broker-Lawyer Committee is an advisory body to the Texas Real Estate Commission (TREC) consisting of six attorneys appointed by the president of the State Bar of Texas, six brokers appointed by TREC and one public member appointed by the governor. The Broker-Lawyer Committee drafts and revises standard real estate contract forms to bring consistency to real estate transactions, provide safeguards to protect the principals in a transaction and minimize potential controversy.

At Gray Reed, George manages a docket of civil litigation matters involving claims of breaches of fiduciary duty, fraud, misrepresentations, DTPA violations and negligence involving Texas real estate brokers and agents.  He also represents real estate, banking, and energy clients in a wide variety of contract and lease disputes involving both residential and commercial properties.

George earned his B.B.A. in Management, cum laude, from Sam Houston State University and his J.D., cum laude, from St. Mary's University School of Law.  While in law school, he was the editor-in-chief of Volume 38 of the St. Mary’s Law Journal. George is a past president and director of the Defense Counsel of San Antonio and is an active member of the Texas Association of Defense Counsel and a charter life member of the American Motorcyclist Association.  

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