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  • Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University, J.D., 1979, Managing Editor, Law Review; President, Omicron Delta Kappa
  • Louisiana State University, B.S., 1976
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  • Louisiana, 1979
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R. Colvin
Partner
201 St. Charles Ave
New Orleans, LA 70170-5100
504.582.8524 tel
504.589.8524 fax

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R. Keith Colvin, a partner in the firm's Real Estate Practice Group, comes to Jones Walker with more than 30 years of experience. His practice is concentrated in the area of commercial real estate, and he has represented developers, lenders, and owners in a wide variety of projects, including gaming facilities, industrial plants, hotels, office buildings, golf course developments, and residential condominium development. Additionally, Mr. Colvin has been a frequent lecturer at professional seminars sponsored by the Louisiana State Bar Association, as well as the Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University's continuing legal education program. He has lectured on topics relating to commercial real estate, including commercial leases, title examination standards, ethics in real estate transactions, and regulatory takings.

Mr. Colvin currently serves as Immediate Past President of the American College of Mortgage Attorneys and is Past Chairman of the American College of Real Estate Lawyers' Title Insurance Committee. He is also Immediate Past Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Coalition to Restore Coastal Louisiana and Immediate Past Chairman of the Board of Directors of the New Orleans Regional Leadership Institute. Professionally, Mr. Colvin has been listed in The Best Lawyers in America® 2014 (Copyright 2013 by Woodward/White, Inc., Aiken, SC) in the area of Real Estate for more than 15 years. He has been recognized as one of the Top 50 Attorneys in Louisiana by Louisiana Super Lawyers, and has been honored by  "Chambers USA – America’s Leading Lawyers for Business" in Real Estate since 2005. 

Noteworthy

  • Louisiana State Bar Association (Founder and First Chairman, Uniform Title Standards Committee)
  • American College of Mortgage Attorneys (Immediate Past President)
  • American College of Real Estate Lawyers (Past Chairman, Title Insurance Committee)
  • Coalition to Restore Coastal Louisiana (Immediate Past Chair, Board of Directors)
  • New Orleans Regional Leadership Institute (Past Chairman, Board of Directors)
  • Listed in The Best Lawyers in America® 2018 (Copyright 2017 by Woodward/White, Inc., Aiken, SC) in the area of Real Estate Law (listed annually since 1995)
  • Recognized in "Chambers USA – America's Leading Lawyers for Business" in the area of Real Estate (listed annually since 2005)
  • Listed in the 2017 edition of Louisiana Super Lawyers in the area of Real Estate (listed annually since 2007) and in the Top 50 (2007–2010)
  • Recognized as a 2013 Top Lawyer by New Orleans Magazine
  • New Orleans CityBusiness Leadership in Law Award (2005 and 2012)
  • Listed in the International Who's Who of Real Estate Lawyers 2012
  • AV Preeminent® Peer Review Rating in Martindale-Hubbell

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Memberships

  • American Bar Association
  • American College of Mortgage Attorneys (Immediate Past President)
  • American College of Real Estate Lawyers (Past Chairman, Title Insurance Committee)
  • Coalition to Restore Coastal Louisiana (Immediate Past Chair, Board of Directors)
  • International Council of Shopping Centers
  • Lex Mundi (North America Regional Chair, Real Estate Group)
  • Louisiana State Bar Association (Founder and First Chairman, Uniform Title Standards Committee)
  • New Orleans Bar Association
  • New Orleans Regional Leadership Institute (Past Chairman, Board of Directors)
  • Urban Land Institute (Louisiana Council Executive Committee)