Kent M. Hanszen

Top rated Real Estate attorney in Houston, Texas

Hanszen Laporte LLP
Kent M. Hanszen
Hanszen Laporte LLP

Practice Areas: Real Estate, Business & Corporate, Business Litigation; view more

Licensed in Texas since: 1992

Education: University of Houston Law Center

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2015 - 2023
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Hanszen Laporte LLP

14201 Memorial Drive
Houston, TX 77079 Visit website

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Kent Hanszen focuses his practice on real estate and business litigation and transactions. Mr. Hanszen is triple Board Certified in Civil Trial Law, Commercial Real Estate Law, and Residential Real Estate Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.  He also enjoys an AV Preeminent* peer review rating through Martindale-Hubbell and an "Excellent" peer review rating through Avvo.

Mr. Hanszen's practice includes litigating complex business disputes, litigating title issues, handling business and real estate transactions, and preparation of loan and real estate documents. He also has extensive experience in cases involving trade secrets misappropriation, noncompete agreement violations, and oil and gas matters.

Mr. Hanszen is admitted to practice before all Texas courts; before the U.S. District Courts for the Southern, Western, Northern and Eastern Districts of Texas; and before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit. He received a bachelor of business administration from Texas A&M University in 1988, and he earned his Juris Doctor from the University of Houston Law Center in 1992. Mr. Hanszen has also been trained as a mediator by the A.A. White Dispute Resolution Center, part of his law school alma mater.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice areas

Real Estate: Consumer, Business/Corporate, Business Litigation

Focus areas

Business Formation and Planning, Business Organizations, Contracts, Limited Liability Companies, Mortgage & Refinance, Non-Compete Agreements, Partnership, Trade Secret

First Admitted: 1992, Texas

Professional Webpage: https://www.hanszenlaporte.com/Our-Team/Kent-M-Hanszen/

Pro bono/Community Service:
  • Wilchester Men's Club
  • Houston Scottish Rite
  • Arabia Shrine Temple
  • Board of Directors, Wilchester West Foundation
  • Holland Lodge No. 1 A.F. & A.M.
  • Board Member, Epilepsy Foundation Texas
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • All Courts of the State of Texas
  • U.S. Federal Court for the Eastern District of Texas
  • Texas Association of Civil Trial and Appellate Specialists
  • Texas Land Title Association, Judiciary Committee
  • U.S. Federal Court for the Southern District of Texas
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit (Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi)
  • Texas Land Title Association, Legislative Committee
  • U.S. Federal Court for the Northern District of Texas
  • U.S. Federal Court for the Western District of Texas
  • College of the State Bar of Texas
  • Board Member, National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals
Honors/Awards:
  • AV Preeminent — Martindale–Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings™
  • Texas Super Lawyers, Real Estate
Special Licenses/Certifications:
  • Board Certified in Commercial Real Estate Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization
  • Board Certified in Residential Real Estate Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization
  • Board Certified in Civil Trial Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization
Educational Background:
  • University of Houston Law Center, A.A. White Dispute Resolution Center, Certified Mediator
  • Texas A&M University, B.B.A., 1988

Office location for Kent M. Hanszen

14201 Memorial Drive
Houston, TX 77079

Phone: 713-522-9444

Selections

9 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2015 - 2023

Certificates and credentials

Texas Board of Legal Specialization
Commercial Real Estate Law
Texas Board of Legal Specialization
Residential Real Estate Law

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