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John Stevenson is Dallas native and an experienced transactional attorney that practices primarily in the areas of real estate law, business and corporate law, and commercial transactions.

As a member of Carrington Coleman’s real estate practice group, John routinely represents owners, developers, family offices and institutional clients in the acquisition, disposition, financing, and development of improved and unimproved real property, multifamily and mixed-use developments, farm and ranch acquisitions, real estate joint ventures, and various commercial lease transactions, including office and retail leases. John also represents banks, non-bank lenders and borrowers in real estate and asset-based lending transactions, loan restructurings and defaults.

Additionally, John represents business and corporate clients in matters such as contract drafting and negotiation, entity formation, stock and asset purchase transactions, equity and debt financing, and intellectual property licensing.  John also advises business and real estate clients regarding asset protection strategies.


Represented Dallas based land development and property management company in multiple acquisitions of raw land, including a $30,000,000 purchase of 250 acres of raw land in Dallas – Fort Worth area.

Represented major shopping mall owner in multiple shopping mall dispositions, subdivisions, and redevelopments across multiple states.

Represented real estate fund client in $21,000,000 multi-family apartment building acquisition and subsequent securities offerings to investors.

Represented Rockwall based company in $11,200,000 sale-leaseback transaction of 150,000 square ft. industrial building.

Represented Dallas based area private equity company in multiple (10+) powersport vehicle dealership asset and real estate acquisitions in the Dallas – Fort Worth area.

Represented East Texas based telecommunications company in $48,000,000 sale of membership interests.

Represented major national bank in multiple lending transactions, including term loans and credit facilities, real estate loans, construction loans, loan restructurings and defaults.

Represented Dallas area apartment complex owner and developer in obtaining purchase money loans and refinances for 9 separate apartment complexes in DFW Metroplex in amounts ranging from $2,000,000 to $5,000,000.

Represented private equity company borrower in obtaining a $15,000,000 mezzanine credit facility from middle market lender in connection with multiple real property acquisitions.


Texas Tech University School of Law
J.D., cum laude, 2013

Texas Tech University, Rawls College of Business
M.B.A., 2013

Texas A&M University
B.A., cum laude, 2010

Court Admissions

Texas, 2013

Supreme Court of Texas


State Bar of Texas

Texas Young Lawyers Association

Honors and Distinctions

Texas Tech University, Rawls College of Business Graduate Certificate in Leadership

Journal of Biosecurity, BioSafety, and Biodefense Law

Texas Tech College of Law Dean’s List

CALI Excellence Award for highest grade in Business Entitites

Distinction Award for academic achievement in Federal Income Taxation


Author, Federal Income Tax Allocation Clauses in Personal Injury Settlement Agreements, Carrington Coleman Capital Newsletter, 2019 Issue One (March 2019).