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John S. Moody, Jr.

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Real Estate Attorney in Houston, TX

Moody Law Group, PLLC
3003 W Alabama
Houston, TX 77098
Phone: 713-773-5526
Fax: 281-220-3645
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2022
Selected to Rising Stars: 2004 - 2006, 2008 - 2009, 2012
Licensed in Texas Since: 1999
Practice Areas: Real Estate: Business, Business/Corporate
Attorney Profile

John S. Moody, Jr., is the managing attorney and founder of Moody Law Group PLLC in Houston, Texas. Mr. Moody is board-certified in Commercial Real Estate Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization and has extensive experience in real estate development, leasing, acquisitions, sales, financing and construction of all types of real estate. Mr. Moody has also assisted litigators, as both an expert and co-counsel, in lawsuits, mediations and settlements of various disputes involving commercial real estate.  His clients include developers, families, financial institutions, investors, owners, retailers, doctors, lawyer, brokers, and private equity funds.

Mr. Moody holds a bachelor’s degree in U.S. History from Vanderbilt University, and a MBA and JD from the University of Houston. He has been licensed to practice law in Texas since 1999.

Mr. Moody is a member of professional organizations, including the Houston Bar Association, the State Bar of Texas, International Council of Shopping Centers and the American Bar Association.

Mr. Moody serves in several leadership roles, including serving on the board and the human resource committee of the DePelchin Children’s Center; and previously on the board of the Houston Bar Association’s real estate section and Crisis Intervention of Houston, Inc.

Practice Areas
  • 90%Real Estate: Business
  • 10%Business/Corporate
Focus Areas

Landlord/Tenant, Mortgage & Refinance, Contracts, Business Organizations

Selections

10 Years Super Lawyers
6 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2022
  • Rising Stars: 2004 - 2006, 2008 - 2009, 2012

About John S. Moody, Jr.

First Admitted: 1999, Texas

Professional Webpage: https://www.moodylawgroup.com/attorney/john-s-moody-jr/

Pro bono/Community Service

  • HR Committee, DePelchin Children’s Center, Vice Chair, 2016
  • Board of Director, Crisis Intervention of Houston, 2004-2010
  • Board of Director, DePelchin Children’s Center, 2014-2019
  • Finance Committee, DePelchin Children’s Center, Chair, 2012
  • HR Committee, DePelchin Children’s Center, 2014–2019
  • Board of Director, Houston Bar Association, Real Estate Section, 2011-2013
  • Soccer Coach, West University Rec League, 2008-2011
  • HR Committee, DePelchin Children’s Center, Chair, 2017
  • Board of Director, Crisis Intervention of Houston, 2004-2010
  • Board of Director, DePelchin Children’s Center, 2006-2012
  • Finance Committee, DePelchin Children’s Center, 2009- 2012
  • YMCA Youth Basketball Coach, 2013-Present
  • Board of Director, DePelchin Children’s Center, 2014-2019
  • Board of Director, Crisis Intervention of Houston, Board President, 2007-2009

Honors/Awards

  • Selected for inclusion in Texas Super Lawyers, 2013–Present
  • Texas Super Lawyers is a Thompson Reuters Service published in Texas Monthly
  • Top 100 Houston Super Lawyer, 2014-2017
  • Top 100 Texas Super Lawyer, 2017
  • Texas SuperLawyers- Rising Stars Edition, 2004-2006, 2008, 2009, 2012

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Member, American Bar Association, Business Law Section
  • Member, Houston Bar Association, Real Estate Section
  • College of the State Bar of Texas, 2004
  • Member, International Council of Shopping Centers
  • Member, Texas Bar Association, Business Law Section
  • State Bar of Texas, 1999
  • Member, Texas Bar Association, Real Estate, Probate, and Trust Law Section
  • Member, American Bar Association, Real Estate, Probate, and Trust Law Section

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • “Unique Aspects of Retail Leasing,” Speaker and Author, Houston Bar Association, Real Estate Section May 2014
  • “Shopping Center, Retail, and Similar Leases,” Speaker and Co-Author with Timothy R. Brown, Real Estate Documents, Workouts, and Closings Conference, Dallas, April 7-8, 2005 and University of Houston Law Foundation, April 14-15, 2005
  • “Mixed Use Subdivision Development: From Start to Finish,” Speaker and Author at Real Estate Development Conference, January 2005

Educational Background

  • United States History – Vanderbilt University, Bachelor of Arts, 1995
  • University of Houston, Masters of Business Administration, 1999

Special Licenses/Certifications

  • Board Certified in Commercial Real Estate by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization, 2004

Industry Groups

  • Comercial Real Estate
  • Landlord/Tenant
  • Leasing
  • Real Estate Development
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Office Location for John S. Moody, Jr.

3003 W Alabama
Houston, TX 77098

Phone: 713-773-5526

Fax: 281-220-3645

Last Updated: 5/15/2022

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