James R. Ketchum

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Real Estate Attorney in The Woodlands, TX

Leger Ketchum & Cohoon, PLLC
 | 10077 Grogan's Mill Road, Suite 325
The Woodlands, TX 77380
Phone: 832-764-7202
Fax: 832-764-7202
Selected To Rising Stars: 2007 - 2013
Licensed Since: 2003
Practice Areas:
  • Real Estate: Business (70%),
  • Business/Corporate (20%),
  • Banking (10%)
Attorney Profile

Attorney James R. Ketchum is a managing member of the Leger Ketchum & Cohoon, PLLC, law firm in The Woodlands, Texas. A highly rated, award-winning attorney, Mr. Ketchum has practiced law since 2003, and he serves the needs and interests of a diverse range of clients throughout the Greater Houston metro region and the surrounding areas who have legal needs involving any of the following practice areas:

·        Real estate

·        Corporate law

·        Business transactions

·        Banking and finance

A 1995 graduate of Baylor University with a dual major in finance and economics, Mr. Ketchum attended South Texas College of Law Houston, where he obtained his Juris Doctor in 2002. A Dean's List Academic Merit Scholar in law school, he served as assistant articles editor for the South Texas Law Review, and he was a member of The International Legal Honor Society of Phi Delta Phi.

The State Bar of Texas admitted him to practice in 2003, and he is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas. Active in his legal community, Mr. Ketchum is a member of the real estate, probate and trust law, business law, and corporate counsel sections of the State Bar of Texas as well as many other local, state and national legal organizations.

Through his real estate practice, Mr. Ketchum regularly represents commercial real estate owners and investors with all aspects of buying and selling transactions. He also counsels property managers, real estate brokers and other professionals with their issues involving contracts and agreements, and other related matters.

Through his corporate law and business transactions practices, Mr. Ketchum provides invaluable representation and support to those seeking to establish their companies as well as with the planning and organization of their businesses. He also delivers exceptional representation during all aspects of franchise and licensing agreements, contracts, marketing matters, product development agreements, and more.

In recognition for his service and professionalism, H Texas magazine named him as one of the area's Lawyers for the People and as a Professional on the Fast Track in 2009.

Practice Areas
  • 70%Real Estate
  • 20%Business/Corporate
  • 10%Banking
Focus Areas

Landlord/Tenant, Mortgage & Refinance, Short Sale, Business Formation and Planning, Limited Liability Companies, Partnership, Sub-chapter S Corporations, Contracts, Business Organizations


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Rising Stars: 2007 - 2013

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About James Ketchum

Admitted: 2003, Texas

Professional Webpage: http://lkclawfirm.com/attorneys/


  • Lawyers for the People, H Texas, 2009
  • Who’s Who: American Law Students – 20th, 21st, and 22nd edition, South Texas College of Law
  • Professionals on the Fast Track, H Texas, 2009
  • Phi Delta Phi International Honors Legal Fraternity, South Texas College of Law
  • Rising Stars, Thomson Reuters, 2007-2013
  • Dean’s List; Academic Merit Scholar, South Texas College of Law

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • State Bar of Texas: Real Estate, Probate and Trust Law; Business Law; and Corporate Counsel Sections
  • Commercial Real Estate of Montgomery County (CREAM)
  • The Woodlands Chamber – Team Lead for 2018 Chairman’s Ball
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas
  • The Woodlands Bar Association
  • International Council of Shopping Centers
  • Texas State Bar
  • Houston Bar Association
  • Urban Land Institute

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • South Texas Law Review, Assistant Articles Editor

Educational Background:

  • Baylor University - Bachelor of Business Administration, Double Major in Finance/Economics, Honors: Dean’s List, Omicron Delta Epsilon Honors Economic Society and Financial Management Association National Honor Society, 1995

Industry Groups

  • ICSC
  • ULI
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Office Location for James R. Ketchum

10077 Grogan's Mill Road
Suite 325
The Woodlands, TX 77380

Phone: 832-764-7202

Fax: 832-764-7202

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Last Updated: 11/2/2019

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