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Kelly Depew Metz Associate

Areas of Practice


Bar Admissions

  • Texas, 2017


Baylor Law School, J.D., cum laude, 2017

University of Texas at Austin, B.A., with honors, 2014

Kelly Depew Metz is a real estate associate in Dykema's San Antonio office. Mrs. Metz focuses her practice on transactional commercial real estate matters.

Mrs. Metz works with both landlords and tenants, and buyers and sellers of large-scale commercial projects. Mrs. Metz is experienced with negotiating and drafting purchase contracts and related closing documents, real estate loan documents, commercial leases, and AIA construction contracts. Mrs. Metz also performs complex real estate research and various forms of transactional due diligence, including title and survey review and analysis.

At Baylor Law School, Mrs. Metz served as Managing Executive Editor of the Baylor Law Review. In her first year, Mrs. Metz received the Public Service Award for Most Pro Bono Service Hours. Baylor Law inducted Mrs. Metz into the Order of the Barristers, and selected her for four separate advocacy teams, including moot court and mock trial. Mrs. Metz wrote an appellate brief and presented oral arguments in front of the 3rd Court of Appeals in Austin, Texas, and won the 2015 Mack Kidd Administrative Law Moot Court Competition and Best Oralist.

Memberships & Involvement

  • San Antonio Magazine, "Top Attorneys," Real Estate, 2019-2020
  • Bexar County Women's Bar Association
    • 2019 Autumn Affair Sponsorship Assistant Chair
    • 2018 Autumn Affair Auctions Committee Member
  • The Texas Bar Association, Real Estate, Probate & Trust Law Section
  • Urban Land Institute, San Antonio Young Lawyers Association
  • Association for Corporate Growth (ACG) of Central Texas
  • Junior League of San Antonio Class of 2019-20

Community/Civic Activities

  • Baylor Law School Top Gun Mock Trial Competition, Mock Trial Judge, 2020
  • National Board of Trial Advocacy All Star Bracket Challenge, Mock Trial Judge, 2020
  • National Board of Trial Advocacy Tournament of Champions, Mock Trial Judge, 2020
  • Recognized by San Antonio Magazine in "San Antonio's Top Attorneys" for Real Estate, 2020
  • State Bar of Texas Excellence in Appellate Advocacy Award, 2017
  • Public Service Award for Most Pro Bono Hours of 1L Class, 2014