Ruth Agather

A native San Antonian, Ruth Kelleher Agather has practiced law in South Texas since 1988 and has developed an extensive network of professional contacts. Ms. Agather’s practice concentrates on real estate and business transactions, including purchases and sales of farms, ranches and commercial properties; leasing, financing, construction, development and land use. 

Ms. Agather advises small business owners, ranchers, real estate developers and entrepreneurs in the fields of medicine, communications, engineering, transportation, entertainment and lodging. 


Juris Doctor, The University of Texas School of Law
Bachelor of Arts, cum laude, Vanderbilt University
Member, State Bar of Texas
Member, San Antonio Bar Association
Fellow, San Antonio Bar Foundation


Board of Trustees, Trinity University

Board of Trustees, University of Texas Law School Foundation

Board of Directors, San Antonio Book Festival


“Best Female Lawyer” Real Estate Transactions, Business and Corporate, S.A. Scene Magazine (2021-2022)

“Best Lawyer” Real Estate Transactions, Business and Corporate, S.A. Scene Magazine (2005 – 2022)

“Best Lawyer” Real Estate Law, Best Lawyers in America (2020 – 2022 Edition)

Martindale-Hubbell Preeminent A/V Peer Rated for Highest Level of Professional Excellence 

“San Antonio’s Outstanding Women in Law”, The American Registry, 2022