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Sharon S. Millians

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Real Estate Attorney in Fort Worth, TX

Kelly Hart & Hallman LLP
201 Main Street, Suite 2500
Fort Worth, TX 76102
Phone: 817-878-3537
Fax: 817-878-9737
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2003 - 2021
Licensed in Texas Since: 1981
Practice Areas: Real Estate: Business
Attorney Profile

Sharon S. Millians represents clients in transactions in all areas of real estate ownership, real estate-based financing, and development of various real estate products, including office, hotel, resort, retail, ranch land, industrial and multi family uses. She also has represented various clients in the acquisition of millions of dollars of troubled asset portfolios consisting of real estate, loans, and other assets. Additionally Ms. Millians’ practice includes representation of clients in the acquisition of technology, as well as in commercial contract matters, including strategic alliances and licensing and technology agreements.

 

About Sharon S. Millians

First Admitted: 1981, Texas

Professional Webpage: https://kellyhart.com/attorney/Sharon-S-Millians

Honors/Awards

  • Top 50 Women Texas Super Lawyers, Thomson Reuters, 2009, 2010, 2014-2016, 2020, Top 50 Women Texas Super Lawyers, Thomson Reuters
  • The Best Lawyers in America®, 1992-2021, The Best Lawyers in America®, The Best Lawyers in America®
  • Top Attorney in Real Estate Law, 360 West magazine, 2017-2018, 2020, Top Attorney in Real Estate Law, 360 West magazine
  • Top Attorney, Fort Worth, Texas magazine, 2001-2020, Top Attorney, Fort Worth, Texas magazine
  • Texas Super Lawyers, Thomson Reuters, 2003-2020, Texas Super Lawyers, Thomson Reuters
  • Attorney of Excellence, Fort Worth Business Press, multi-year recognition, Attorney of Excellence, Fort Worth Business Press
  • Professionalism Award, Tarrant County Bar Association Law Day, 2015, TCBA Professionalism Award, Tarrant County Bar Association Law Day,, 2015

Transactions

  • Assisted clients in the development of a 900-acre project, including preparing the filings required under the Interstate Land Sales Full Disclosure Act and addressing other legal considerations in connection with the marketing and sale of lots in the development
  • Represented clients in their purchase, financing, refinancing, and sale of the Plaza Hotel in New York City
  • Represented clients in the purchase and development of a 450-acre site in Gaithersburg, MD, with a mix of product types: apartments, condominiums, townhouses and single-family homes
  • Negotiated the acquisition of a multi-million dollar office complex under construction in Irvine, California
  • Represented a partnership that purchased the largest insolvent thrift in the U.S.
  • Represented clients in the acquisition and disposition of various ranch properties throughout Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas, and Colorado
  • Assisted an investor group in acquiring approximately 140 acres of improved and unimproved property located near downtown Dallas
  • Represented a real estate development company in selling a portfolio of eight retail-related properties located in Texas and Mississippi for approximately $160 million

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Tarrant County Bar Foundation, Life Fellow
  • Texas Bar Foundation, Past Chair, Sustaining Life Fellow
  • The Women's Center of Tarrant County Foundation, Board Member
  • Tarrant County Bar Association, Director
  • American College of Real Estate Lawyers, 2001-Present
  • The Women's Center of Tarrant County, Inc., Past Chair
  • Texas Wesleyan University, Board of Trustees, 2014-2017 Executive Committee, 2015-2017 Chair, Academic Affairs and Student Life, 2016-2017
  • Forum Fort Worth
  • TCU Board of Visitors, AddRan College of Liberal Arts, 2014-Present Executive Committee, Present
  • Leadership Fort Worth, Class of 1992

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Texas Wesleyan University Board of Trustees; Board of Visitors AddRan College of Liberal Arts TCU; Past-Chair of the Board of Directors of the Tarrant County Women’s Center

Educational Background

  • Southern Methodist University School of Law, J.D., 1981; Texas Christian University, M.A., 1973; Texas Christian University, B.A., summa cum laude, 1970

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Featured Speaker at Texas Wall Street Women's C-Suite Event, 2018, Speaker, Texas Wall Street Women's C-Suite Event, Texas Wall Street Women's C-Suite Event, 2018, 2018
  • Author and Lecturer, “Due Diligence in Pooled Loan Sales,” Real Estate in Capital Markets: The Refinancing of America, presented March 31, 1995 to the American College of Real Estate Lawyers, San Diego, California, Author and Lecturer, "Due Diligence in Pooled Loan Sales,” Real Estate in Capital Markets: The Refinancing of America,, American College of Real Estate Lawyers, 1995
  • Author, “Standing to Sue Under Section 812 of the Fair Housing Act: Gladstone, Realtors v. Village of Bellwood,” 33 Southwestern Law Journal 917, 1979, Author, “Standing to Sue Under Section 812 of the Fair Housing Act: Gladstone, Realtors v. Village of Bellwood", 33 Southwestern Law Journal 917, 1979
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Office Location for Sharon S. Millians

201 Main Street
Suite 2500
Fort Worth, TX 76102

Last Updated: 3/17/2021

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