Cynthia OlsenShareholder

Year Joined the Firm

2001

Practice Areas

  • Real Estate Law
  • Lending Law

Education

  • B.A. Law, Baylor University, 1983
    • Phi Beta Kappa
    • National Merit Scholarship
  • J.D., Baylor University, 1985, cum laude
    • Dean's List
    • Baylor Law Review
    • Shank, Irwin, Conant, Williamson & Grevelle Scholarship

Bar Admittance & Certifications

  • State Bar of Texas, 1985
    • Real Estate, Probate & Trust  Law Section
  • Houston Bar Association
    • Real Estate Law Section
  • Board Certified: Commercial Real Estate Law - Texas Board of Legal Specialization
  • Texas Board of Law Examiners
    • Board Member (term expires 2011)
  • Banking Code Revision Task Force - 1994
    • Legislation replacing the 1943 Texas Banking Code with the 1995 Texas Banking Act
  • Certified, LEED Green Attorney

Affiliations

  • Texas Association of Bank Counsel
  • Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW), Houston
    • Board Member, 2011-2012

Awards

  • American Jurisprudence Award in Evidence, University of Houston, 1984.
  • Jerry L. Beane Award for excellence in writing, Baylor Law Review.

Publications

  • "Teaching By Example," The Houston Lawyer, Jan./Feb. 1995, Vol. 32, No. 4, p. 39.
  • "Keeping Up With Landlord/Tenant Law," The Houston Lawyer, Oct./Nov. 1988, Vol. 26, No. 2, p. 39.
  • "Is the New Texas Drunk Driving Statute Unconstitutional?" 36 Baylor L. Rev. 565 (1984)

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