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Mr. Locke's interests include tennis, helping others, and real estate law.


He established the Palmer Drug Abuse Program in Corpus Christi in 1979 and in Austin in 2000 as programs helping teens and young adults recover from alcohol and drug abuse;


Conceived of and participated in obtaining designations of the Corpus Christi Aquarium as the Official Aquarium of the State of Texas, and


The Mexic-Arte Museum of Austin, Texas as the Official Mexican and Mexican American Fine Art Museum of Texas; and


conceived and participated in the implementation as chairman of the Corpus Christi Zoning and Planning Commission of the neighborhood zoning plan process for the city of Corpus Christi.




Contact info

Graves, Dougherty, Hearon & Moody, P.C.

401 Congress Ave Ste 2200
Austin, TX, 78701-3790

Practice areas


  1. Real Estate: 100%

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Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Super Lawyer - Real Estate (2001-2015)Texas Monthly Magazine2013
Who's Who in American Law (1985 - 2015)Who's Who In American Law2013
Real Estate (2000-2015)The Best Lawyers in America2013
Best CLE ArticleThe Jerry Charles Saegert Award2011
AV Preeminent Peer Review RatingMartindale.comN/A
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
ShareholderGraves Dougherty Hearon & Moody2000 - Present
ShareholderThe Kleberg Law Firm1972 - 2000
Association namePosition nameDuration
American College of Real Estate Lawyers, Insurance CommitteeChair2012 - Present
Austin Bar Association, Real Estate Law SectionMemberN/A
American Bar Association (Real Property Section)MemberN/A
College of the State Bar of TexasFellow Member and 20-Year Maintaining MemberN/A
Leadership Corpus ChristiClass 13N/A
Leadership AustinClass 25N/A
Real Estate Council of Austin (Regional Issues Committee)MemberN/A
Downtown Austin Alliance (Economic Development Committee)MemberN/A
Texas Bar FoundationLife FellowN/A
Texas College of Real Estate AttorneysFounding DirectorN/A
Zoning and Planning Commission of the City of Corpus ChristiPast ChairmanN/A
Corpus Christi Bar AssociationPast PresidentN/A
State Bar of Texas, Real Estate, Probate and Trust SectionCouncil MemberN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Texas School of LawDoctor of Jurisprudence/Juris Doctor (J.D.)N/A1972