Terry H. Sears

Terry H. Sears

Founding Partner, Terry H. Sears has been practicing law and specializing in representing Homeowner Associations for over 22 years. He earned his law degree from the University of Houston Law Center in 1993 and served as adjunct professor teaching legal negotiations from 1993 to 2000. Sears & Bennett, LLP was formed in 2009 and continues to represent Associations, individuals and investors in the areas of community association and corporate governance, real estate transactions of all types, business formation, estate planning and criminal defense. In 2016 the firm expanded to Sears, Bennett & Gerdes, LLP.

Practice Areas

Community Association Law
Real Estate Law – Residential and Commercial
Business Law

Pro Bono Activities

Represent Nonprofit Associations
Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, Board Member
Fort Bend Christian Academy, Board Member (2008-2014)
Served as Court-Appointed Attorney for Criminal Cases, Fort Bend County, Texas


J.D., University of Houston Law Center, Houston, Texas, 1993
B.S., Cum Laude, Univeristy of Houston, Texas 1989

Bar Admissions

State Bar of Texas, 1993
U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas, 2005


Fellow, Houston Bar Association
Member, Fort Bend County Bar Association
The Albertus Magnus Society
The University of Houston In Tempore Legacy Society