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W. Kent Durham

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Practice Areas

  • Mergers and Acquisitions 50%
  • Real Estate 30%
  • Business Organizations 20%

Biography

As a successful entrepreneur and business person in his own right, Mr. Durham understands the skill set needed to effectively negotiate transactions that best serve the business interests of his clients.  While Mr. Durham's understanding of the law and ability to clearly articulate complex legal points are important to his success, he sets himself apart from other transactional attorneys by intentionally creating a collaborative environment in every transaction in which he participates so that issues can be quickly and efficiently resolved in a manner that best advances the needs of his clients.   

Mr. Durham combines his easy-going demeanor with his attention to detail and works effectively with a wide variety of personalities to help ensure a smooth process and favorable outcome for his clients.

Education

  • Texas Tech University School of Law, Lubbock, Texas
    • J.D. - 2001
    • Honors: summa cum laude
  • Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas
    • B.S. - 1998
    • Honors: summa cum laude
    • Major: Agricultural & Applied Economics

Honors

  • Fort Worth’s Forty Under Forty

Bar Admission

  • Texas, 2001

Professional Associations

  • Tarrant County Bar Association, Corporate Counsel Section, Chairman, 2009 - 2013
  • Tarrant County Bar Foundation, Fellow, 2010 - 2013
  • Texas Bar Foundation, Life Fellow

Current Employment Position

  • Managing Member

Past Positions

  • IESI Corporation, Corporate Attorney
  • Kelly, Hart & Hallman, Associate, 2001 - 2004