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George S. Craft

George S. Craft

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About Me

Mr. Craft has been involved in a wide range of real estate and real estate related matters, including real estate finance, workouts, restructuring, acquisition and disposition of real estate.  Mr. Craft has represented real estate investors, developers and lenders (both foreign and domestic) in connection with the structuring, financing, acquisition, development, leasing and sale of all types of commercial real estate projects, including high rise condominium projects, apartment complexes, office buildings, residential subdivisions, regional shopping centers, unimproved property, medical complexes, golf courses, ground leases, deep water facilities and industrial warehouse complexes.

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1973

  1. Real Estate: 100%

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Contact Info

Porter & Hedges Llp

1000 Main Street
36th Floor
Houston, TX, 77002

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
TXEligible To Practice In Texas 197305/24/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Best Lawyers in americaBest Lawyers in Anmerica2010
Texas Super LawyerTexas Super Lawyers2010
Corporate Counsel Addition-Best Real Estate LawyersTexas Super Lawyers Magazine2010
Super Lawyer, Real EstateSuper Lawyer, Corporate Counsel Edition2010
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell2010
Super Lawyer, Real EstateSuper Lawyer, Corporate Counsel Edition2009
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell2009
Best Lawyers in AmericaBest Lawyers in Ameica2009
Texas Super LawyerTexas Super Lawyers2009
Texas Super LawyerTexas Super Lawyers2008
Best Lawyers in AmericaBest Lawyers in America2008
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell2008
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell2007
Texas Super LawyerTexas Super Lawyers2007
Best Laywer in AmericaBest Lawyers in America2007
Texas Super LawyerTexas Super Lawyers2006
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell2006
Best lawyers in America-Real EstateBest Lawyers in America2006
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell2005
Texas Super LawyerTexas Super Lawyers2005
The Best Lawyers in AmericaBest Lawyers in America2005
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell2004
Texas Super LawyerTexas Super Lawyers2004
The Best Lawyers in AmericaBest Lawyers in America2004
Texas Super LawyerTexas Super Lawyers2003
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell2003
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell2002
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell2001
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell2000
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell1999
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell1998
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell1998
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell1997
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell1996
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell1995
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell1994
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell1993
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell1992
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell1991
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell1990
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell1989
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell1988
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell1987
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell1986
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell1985
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell1984
Board Certified Residential Real EstateTexas Board of Legal Specialization1984
Board Certified Commerciall Real EstateTexas Board of Legal Specialization1984
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell1983
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell1982
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell1982
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell1981

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerPorter Hedges LLP1998 - Present
PartnerCochran Rooke & Craft, LLP1982 - 1998
PartnerSewell & Riggs1973 - 1982

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Texas Board of Legal Specializationnominating committee2007 - Present
Houston Real Eatate Lawyers' CounselMember2005 - Present
Texas College of Real Estate AttorneysMember2004 - Present
Texas Board of Legal SpecializationBoard Certified Commercial Real Estate1984 - Present
Texas Board of Legal SpecializationBoard Certified Residential Real Estate1984 - Present
united states southern district of texasAdmitted to Practice1975 - Present
Texas Association of Bank Counselmember1975 - Present
State Bar of TexasMember1973 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember1973 - Present
Houston Bar AssociationMember1973 - Present
State Bar of Texas, Real Estate, Probate and Trust SectionmemberN/A

Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
Houston Business Journal2010 Real Estate Predictions-Outcome2011
Houston Business JournalReal Eatate Prediction for 20112011
BisnowComercial Real Estate 20112011
Houston ChronicalForclosure Impact to Houston2010
Houston Business JournalForclosures in Texas2010
CNN MoneyForeclosure Impact for Texas2010
Houston Business JournalRelocation: Match Property to Business Strategy, Not Vice Versa2004

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Houston Law CenterLawJD - Juris Doctor1973
Texas Christian UniversityFinanceBBA - Bachelor of Business Admisistration1970

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Latest Industry Trends, Challenges and Tips, Firm SeminarImpact Fees and Paving Assessments: Are You Paying Too Much?2003
Latest Industry Trends, Challenges and Tips, Firm SeminarImpact Fees and Paving Assessments: Are You Paying Too Much?2003