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Kenneth Clay Courville

Probate Attorney at Kingwood, TX

5.0   1 review
  • Licensed for 26 years
    State TX
    Acquired 1998
    Eligible to Practice in Texas No misconduct found

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

About Kenneth

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Practice areas
  1. Business
    Formation (and selection) of business entities, partnership and shareholder agreements, buy-sell and non-compete agreements, private securities offerings, commercial transactions, mergers and acquisitions (reorganizations), workouts, dissolution of entities, collections related issues, human resources issues and regulatory issues.

    25 years

  2. Litigation
    Commercial and real estate litigation in Texas and US courts, tax litigation, securities arbitrations, commercial arbitrations and administrative proceedings

    25 years

  3. Probate
    Probate, heirship proceedings, estate administration, guardianship administration, trust administration, preparation of wills, estate plans, trusts (including living trusts, irrevocable life insurance (ILIT) trusts, qualified terminal interest in property (Q-TIP) trusts, special needs (Miller) trusts and charitable trusts), estate tax and generation skipping tax planning, non-probate transfer planning, will contests, and estate and guardianship claims litigation

    25 years

  4. Tax
    Tax planning for business entities, trusts and the families that control them. Additionally, collections and audit defense for US income, US estate, US gift, US excise, Texas franchise, Texas property and Texas sales taxes. Represents clients in proceedings before the US Internal Revenue Service, US Tax Court, Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts, Texas Office of Administrative Hearings and Texas District Court.

    26 years

  5. Real estate
    Commercial real estate transactions, title curative matters, foreclosure, commercial evictions, creditor claims matters, title disputes, construction financing, formation of special purpose entities, lien transactions, and lien disputes

    25 years

  6. Employment and labor
    FLSA issues, qualified retirement arrangements, FMLA, employment agreements, noncompete agreements, employee misconduct investigations, arbitrations, mediations, severance agreements, trust fund FICA liability defense, wrongful termination defense, TWC defense, EEO defense, employment policy drafting and consulting

    16 years


Kenneth C Courville
800 Rockmead Drive, Suite 220
Kingwood, TX, 77339


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Posted by anonymous | June 14, 2011
saved my business
Ken saved my business from a several million dollar real estate arbitration where us subcontractors were being squeezed between the owner and the general contractor. Thanks to him, we owed nothing to the owner or the general contractor when all was finished. He worked quickly and carefully on the case through every deposition and protected me very well in the three week long trial.
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  • Hourly Rates $ 300-450 per hour
Payment methods
Cash, Check


AVVO RATING 7.1 (Very Good)


  • University of Houston Law Center
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1998
  • University of Houston
  • BS - Bachelor of Science
  • 1994


  • State Bar of Texas
  • Member
  • 1998 - Present

Languages Spoken

  • English

Attorney endorsements

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Given (1)
Endorse Kenneth
Business Attorney | Apr 05
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I endorse this lawyer. I have known Kenneth for a number of years and I have had a number of occasions to consult with him on civil matters. Kenneth is very knowledgeable in business and commercial law, HR issues, and tax law. Kenneth is excellent at focusing on a course of action that will achieve the greatest benefit to the client. I trust Kenneth's advise as a lawyer and I trust him personally. I endorse Kenneth Courville without any reservation."
Business Attorney | Feb 05
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. Kenneth has always helped me with giving me advice as a new attorney in the Houston area. His door has always been open for me and I am appreciative of that. He is very knowledgeable of many aspects of all of the Texas codes and has pointed to many areas of the code that I have never thought of looking when I started out practicing law."
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Kenneth Clay Courville
Probate Attorney
Kingwood, TX
Licensed for 26 years