Paul J. Benavides
Location:San Antonio Office
Phone: (210) 227-7591
Paul Benavides is a Partner in the transactional practice group. He advises clients on commercial real estate matters. This includes representing banks in regards to conventional construction and permanent financing, as well as financing involving private activity bonds, Freddie Mac Tax Exempt loans and low income housing tax credits. He also advises clients on acquisition, disposition, development and leasing.
His practice also includes advising clients on oil and gas matters involving leasing, acquisition, disposition, financing, joint operations, easements and surface use.
While in law school, Paul served as a judicial intern for the Honorable Chief Justice Nathan L. Hecht of the Supreme Court of Texas, and as a judicial intern for the Honorable Rebecca Simmons of the Fourth Court of Appeals.
St. Mary's University School of Law (JD, 2014)
Senior Associate Editor, St. Mary's Law Journal
Phi Delta Phi, Tarlton Inn
William Sessions Inn of Court
McCoy College of Business, Texas State University (BBA, Finance 2011)
- "Best SA Lawyers 2017" by S.A. Scene Magazine.
- "Raising Star 2021" by S.A. Scene Magazine.
Co-Author with M.C. Cottingham Miles, Contracting for Clarity: Practical Solutions for Drafting Around the Current State of the Law Affecting Overriding Royalty Interests, 46 Tex. Tech. L. Rev. 1043 (2014).
Admitted to the Texas Bar (2014)