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Gary W. Javore

Mediation Attorney at San Antonio, TX

5.0   6 reviews

About Gary

Learn Gary’s areas of practice.

5
Practice areas
  1. Arbitration
    20%
    Nominated as Arbitrator of Year for San Antonio 2017 Best Lawyers in America. Has been appointed to the Construction, Commercial, and Consumer Law Panels of the American Arbitration Association and Conflict Solutions of Texas

    32 years

  2. Business
    20%
    Assists clients with formation of businesses

    43 years

  3. Construction and development
    20%
    Represents approximately 150 builders writes and reviews construction contracts. Offers Construction Contract Package, Sales Agreement Package, Remodeling Contract Package, Commercial Construction, limited warranty, and Subcontractor contracts .

    43 years

  4. Mediation
    20%
    Nominated as Mediator of the Year for San Antonio 2018 Best Lawyers in America

    32 years

  5. Real estate
    20%
    Works with builders, title companies and developers in preparation and review of contracts and real estate documents.

    43 years

Highly-rated San Antonio, Texas law firm with a record of excellence.

For the past 25 years, Johnson, Christopher, Javore and Cochran, Inc. has been delivering a wide range of legal services on behalf of individuals, businesses and corporations throughout central and South Texas. Because the firm’s attorneys understand that lawsuits can quickly diminish profits, their more than 73 years of combined legal experience enables them to quickly anticipate and avoid legal conflicts for clients and where possible, resolve disputes quickly through mediation and arbitration.

As a testament to their knowledgeable and efficient approach to case management, litigation and alternative dispute resolution, attorneys Gary W. Javore, Stephen G. Cochran and Of Counsel Henry W. Christopher have all earned AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Ratings by Martindale-Hubbell®, the highest recognition possible in the legal industry, for their professionalism and ethics. Clients have also rated Johnson, Christopher, Javore and Cochran, Inc. a 4.5 out of 5 at Lawyers.com for their communication ability, responsiveness, quality of service and value for the money.

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Licensed for 44 years
State TX
Status Eligible to Practice in Texas
Acquired 1978
Updated 10/23/2022

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

Contact Gary

Johnson, Christopher, Javore & Cochran, Inc.
5802 W Ih 10
San Antonio, TX, 78201-2851

Reviews

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Posted by David | September 15, 2017
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| Hired Attorney
Manager
Gary is exceptional at taking a complex deal and preparing a contract for me that protects my interests and works for the other parties.
Posted by Jack Uptmore | September 13, 2017
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| Hired Attorney
thourough
Gary has been assisting our company for many years. He provides contracts and their associated documents. He provides deeds and also covenants for a new subdivision we are developing. He offers advice and consultations on many issues that I use for decision making.
Posted by Alan | July 17, 2017
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| Consulted Attorney
New construction contract package
Gary took the time to explain the contract package I purchased. I am confident he will be available to clarify any future questions I may have.
Posted by anonymous | July 16, 2017
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| Hired Attorney
5 Star
Gary helped keep me out of a lawsuit. He handled everything professionally and has a way of keeping things calm. He did a great job for our company.
Posted by James J | June 15, 2017
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| Hired Attorney
Exceptional Service
Johnson, Christopher, Javore & Cochran, Inc. has been my corporate real estate attorney since 1978. Gary Javore represents my company in all types of real estate matters. I have found Gary to be extremely competent and reasonable. He has helped keep me out of the Bexar County Courthouse many times over the years. Gary's service is timely, accurate and always appreciated.
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Posted by KT | June 15, 2017
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| Hired Attorney
Gary Javore
Gary, You have always been prompt and efficient. If I call and you are not available, I always get a returned call within an hour. When producing contracts, the review process is smooth and I am always confident you have my best interest in mind.
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Cost

Rates
  • Hourly Rates $ 250-300 per hour
  • Retainer Sometimes
Payment methods
Cash, Check, Credit Card

Resume

AVVO RATING 9.7 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • President
  • Johnson, Christopher, Javore & Cochran, Inc.
  • 1981 - Present

Education

  • Cleveland State University - Cleveland-Marshall College of Law
  • Doctor of Jurisprudence/Juris Doctor (J.D.)
  • 1978
  • Kent State University
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 1975

Associations

  • Conflict Solutions of Texas
  • Panelist
  • 2011 - Present
  • Greater San Antonio Builders Association
  • General Counsel
  • 2007 - Present
  • San Antonio Bar Foundation
  • Life Fellow
  • 2002 - Present
  • Texas Bar Foundation
  • Fellow
  • 2002 - Present
  • American Arbitration Association
  • Panelist Construction, Commercial, and Consumer Panels
  • 2002 - Present
  • San Antonio Bar Foundation
  • Member
  • 1978 - Present
  • State Bar of Texas
  • Member
  • 1978 - Present
  • San Antonio Bar Association, Construction Law Section
  • Chairman
  • 2017 - 2018
  • San Antonio Trial Lawyers Association
  • President
  • 1993 - 1994
  • Bexar County Legal Aid
  • Vice President
  • 1993 - 2002
  • Order of Barristers
  • Member
  • 1978 - 1978
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Awards

  • Best Lawyer in San Antonio for Mediation
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • 2018
  • Best Lawyer in San Antonio for Arbitration
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • 2017
  • AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2017
  • Best Lawyer in San Antonio for Mediation 2015
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • 2015
  • Who's Who in American Law
  • Who's Who In American Law
  • 2003
  • Leadership San Antonio
  • San Antonio Chamber of Commerce
  • 1999
  • Associate Legend
  • Greater San Antonio Builders Association
  • 1996
  • Outstanding Young Lawyer Award
  • San Antonio Trial Lawyers Association
  • 1986
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Publications

  • National Association of Home Builders
  • Construction Contracts and Law
  • 2015
  • Greater San Antonio Builders Association
  • Building Your Defense
  • 1991

Speaking Engagements

  • Construction Law Conference
  • Arbitration What Works and What Doesn't
  • 2017
  • Construction Law Section
  • Best Practices in Arbitration Advocacy
  • 2013
  • Advanced Real Estate Course
  • Life After the TRCC
  • 2010
  • Texas State Bar Residential Real Estate Construction Law. (Dallas, Austin)
  • “The SIRP Process—The Builder’s Perspective”
  • 2006
  • Anatomy of a Civil Trial IV
  • Compelling Arbitration
  • 1997
  • Real Estate Legal Update
  • Real Estate and the New D.T.P.A.
  • 1996
  • Winning through Excellence
  • Reducing the Risk of DTPA Litigation
  • 1991
  • San Antonio Trial Lawyers Association Seminar
  • The Trial Edge
  • 1991
  • San Antonio Bar Association/San Antonio Board of Realtors Co-Sponsored Seminar
  • Winning through Excellence
  • 1991
  • San Antonio Trial Lawyers Association Seminar
  • Advanced Trial Tactics for the 90s
  • 1990
  • San Antonio Trial Lawyers Association Seminar
  • Pitfalls in the Plaintiff’s Case and How to Avoid Them
  • 1989
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Attorney endorsements

Received (1)
Given (1)
Construction and development Attorney | Jul 31
Relationship: Co-worker
"I endorse this lawyer.I have worked with Gary for over 30 years and he is an excellent advocate as well as a successful mediator and well respected arbitrator."
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