Jerry Harris

Husch Blackwell LLP

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Congress Avenue 111
Austin 78704 TX US

As a former planning and zoning lawyer and City Attorney for Austin, Jerry L. Harris is an authority on government regulations related to development approval in the region. Jerry guides developers of apartments, condominiums, businesses and office spaces in gaining approvals for subdivision site plans, zoning changes, utilities and other permits that are essential to development projects.

Clients rely on his insider knowledge, as well as his rapport with the city and county officials and staff who oversee zoning and land use, to help approvals proceed smoothly and efficiently. Developers and engineers also turn to Jerry when the approval process hits a snag.

They know his creativity and knowledge of the ins and outs of local government are instrumental in arriving at quick and successful solutions. Jerry also counsels clients on eminent domain matters and issues involving condominium and homeowner associations.

Education :

  • J.D., University of Texas at Austin School of Law
  • B.A., Oklahoma State University

Admissions :

  • Texas
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Texas
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court

Professional Associations and Memberships :

  • American Bar Association
  • Real Estate Council of Austin
  • State Bar of Texas
  • Travis County Bar Association

Experience :

  • Marbella subdivisions, 1,750 multifamily units, Austin, Texas
  • Toyota dealership, Cedar Park, Texas
  • Comanche Canyon Ranch extraterritorial jurisdiction planned unit development, 481 acres, mixed use, Austin, Texas
  • Silverado, 500 acres, mixed use, Cedar Park, Texas
  • Motorola, Parmer Lane, 128 acres, office, Austin, Texas
  • Apple Computer, 128 acres, office, Austin, Texas
  • Vaught Ranch, residential condominiums, Austin, Texas
  • Harris Branch Commercial Property Owners Association
  • Escondera Condominium Units Homeowners Association
  • Horseshoe Bay Applehead Island Property Owners Association

Community Leadership :

  • The Austin Club, Board Member, Executive Committee Member
  • St. Mary Catholic Church, Austin, Usher and Extraordinary Minister


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