110 North College, Tyler Texas
Phone: 903-597-8311

James L. Hedrick

James L. Hedrick
Shareholder

  • Admitted to the Bar: 1983
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  • jimhedrick@potterminton.com
  • 903-525-2248 (direct tel.)
  • 903-531-3948 (direct fax)
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  • Tyler Office:
  • 110 North College
  • 500 Plaza Tower
  • Tyler, Texas 75702
  • 903-597-8311 (telephone)
  • 903-593-0846 (fax)
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Practice

Commercial Lending – loan documentation, due diligence, loan closing, opinion letters, purchase and sale of loans, participations, syndications, workouts, foreclosures

Commercial Real Estate (office, shopping centers, retail, multi-family, warehouse, industrial, condominiums, residential communities, mixed-use, farm and ranch investments) – purchase, sale and exchange, financing, development, construction, leasing, evictions

Business Organizations (corporations, limited partnerships, limited liability companies, series LLCs and joint ventures) –formation, termination, merger, conversion, buy-sell agreements, governance, management and operation, opinion letters •Sale and Acquisition of Businesses and Professional Practices –equity sales, mergers and asset sales

Business Contracts (property, services, IT and other agreements) –negotiation, drafting, review, analysis, modification, termination, disputes

Trademarks – state and federal

Clients Served

Lenders, borrowers, sellers, buyers, investors, landlords, tenants, brokers, developers, builders, local governments, economic development corporations, owners, directors, senior management.

Industry Experience

Banking, wealth management, healthcare, construction, manufacturing, distribution, engineering, local government, energy, education, retail, restaurant, food processing, media, agribusiness.

Education

  • J.D., Baylor University School of Law, Waco, Texas – cum laude, 1983; Baylor Law Review, Associate Editor (1982)
  • U. S. Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, Colorado, 1977-1980

Professional Affiliations

  • State Bar of Texas (licensed 1983)
  • Smith County Bar Association – Former Director
  • Texas Association of Bank Counsel
  • Independent Bankers Association of Texas – Associate Member
  • Texas Bar Foundation – Life Fellow
  • Lone Star Legal Aid – Pro bono legal services volunteer
  • Tyler Economic Development Council – Member of the Board of Directors
  • AV® Preeminent Peer Review Rating from Martindale-Hubbell for Very High Ethical Standards and Legal Ability