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Hope Hughes

Hope Hughes believes when life gives you lemons, you make lemonade and lemon bars and lemon meringue pie! Facing a divorce and single parenthood, Hope decided to go to college to pursue a bachelor's degree and then decided to go on to law school. Upon graduating in 2009, Hope practiced bankruptcy and then trademark law before beginning her real estate practice in 2013. Hope enjoys what she does, and it shows in her focus on providing exceptional service to clients in their acquisition, disposition and development of real property.

Education:

  • Texas A&M University School of Law (formerly Texas Wesleyan University School of Law), Fort Worth, Texas
    • Juris Doctor, magna cum laude, May 2009
    • Law Review, Notes and Comments Editor
  • University of North Texas, Denton, Texas
    • Bachelor of Arts, summa cum laude, Political Science, May 2006

Prior Experience:

  • Liechty & McGinnis, LLP, Associate, September 2013 to July 2015
  • Solo Practitioner, July 2012 - August 2013; July 2015 - April 2016
  • Haynes & Boone, LLP, Associate, November 2009 - July 2012

Hometown:
Ennis, Texas

Publications:

  • "Five Rules for Making an Effective Dilution Claim," co-author with Lisa Garono, Intellectual Property Magazine, October 2011
  • "Brand Protection Is An App-solute Must," co-author with David Bell, Law360, April 22, 2011
  • "One Bad App Spoils the Bunch: Brand Protection in the App Era," co-author with David Bell, Texas Bar Journal, March 2011
  • "Annual Review of Litigation, Chapter 3: Appellate Practice," contributor, with Kendyl Hanks and Mark Trachtenberg, American Bar Association, Section of Business Law, April 2011
  • "The Bankruptcy Code and Single Asset Real Estate," author, Headnotes (a Dallas Bar Association publication), July 2010

Professional Memberships:

  • State Bar of Texas
  • State Bar of California (Inactive)
  • Dallas Bar Association
  • CREW Dallas (Commercial Real Estate Women)

Other Affiliations:

  • One Community Church, Plano

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