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Partner, Kelly Hart & Hallman, LLP


 


Seasoned business litigation attorney with significant experience providing risk-adjusted, business-oriented solutions to individuals and corporate clients in a variety of business matters and disputes.  Recipient of numerous professional awards and accolades, including AV® Preeminent™ rating from Martindale-Hubbell, Lifetime Fellow from the Texas Bar Foundation, “Rising Star” from Super Lawyers (a Thomson Reuters service), and “Top Attorney” from Fort Worth, Texas Magazine.  Admitted to practice in Texas, the Northern District of Texas, the Southern District of Texas, and the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals.


  


Professional awards and accolades include:




  • AV® Preeminent™ rated by Martindale-Hubbell (Martindale-Hubbell’s objective indicator of a lawyer's high ethical standards and professional ability, generated from evaluations of lawyers by other members of the bar and the judiciary in the United States and Canada; AV® Preeminent™ is Martindale-Hubbell’s highest and most exclusive rating for attorneys).


  • Lifetime Fellow of the Texas Bar Foundation (one of the highest honors bestowed upon a member of the State Bar of Texas; each year, only the top 1/3 of 1% of Texas attorneys are invited to become a Fellow of the Texas Bar Foundation).

  • Selected by Fort Worth, Texas Magazine as a “Top Attorney” in business litigation every year since 2008.

  • Selected by Texas Monthly, Magazine as a “Rising Star” every year since 2009 (an honor bestowed annually to only 2.5% of all Texas attorneys under 40 years of age).


 


Education:


Juris Doctor, Texas Tech University School of Law



  • Summa Cum Laude

  • Order of the Coif

  • Academic scholarship 


BBA, Angelo State University



  • Magna Cum Laude

  • Academic scholarship

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Practice areas

Licensed

  1. Contracts: 20%
    11 years
  2. Business: 20%
    11 years
  3. Partnership: 10%
    11 years
  4. LLC: 10%
    11 years
  5. Other: 40%
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Payment

Fees:

Hourly ($350-400/hour), contingent (25-35%), Fixed (sometimes), Retainer (sometimes), Free consultation (60 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check

Attorney endorsements

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  • Preston Randolph Mundt

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    Preston Mundt Litigation Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

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    Justin Sparks Criminal defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

Kelly Hart & Hallman LLP

Wells Fargo Tower
201 Main Street Suite 2500
Fort Worth, TX, 76102-3129

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
TXEligible To Practice In Texas 200507/16/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Rising StarTexas Monthly Magazine2016
Top AttorneyFort Worth, Texas Magazine2016
AV Preeminent RatedMartindale-Hubbell2016
Top AttorneyFort Worth, Texas Magazine2015
Rising StarTexas Monthly Magazine2015
AV Preeminent RatedMartindale-Hubbell2015
America's Most Honored Professionals Award-Top 1%American Registry2015
Who's Who in American LawMarquis Who's Who in American Law2015
Marquis Who's WhoMarquis Who's Who in America2015
Rising StarThomson Reuters2014
AV Preeminent RatedMartindale-Hubbell2014
Top AttorneyFort Worth, Texas Magazine2014
Rising StarThomson Reuters2013
Texas Rising StarTexas Monthly Magazine2013
AV Preeminent RatedMartindale-Hubbell2013
Top AttorneyFort Worth, Texas Magazine2013
AV Preeminent RatedMartindale-Hubbell2012
Rising StarTexas Monthly Magazine2012
Rising StarThomson Reuters2012
FellowTexas Bar Foundation2012
FellowTexas Bar2012
Rising StarThomson Reuters2011
Rising StarTexas Monthly Magazine2011
Top AttorneyFort Worth Texas, Magazine2011
AV Preeminent 4.8 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2011
Top AttorneyFort Worth Texas, Magazine2010
Rising StarThomson Reuters2010
Trial AcademyNational Institute of Trial Advocacy2010
Judge Bill HarrisSteering Committee2010
Rising StarTexas Monthly Magazine2010
Top AttorneyFort Worth, Texas Magazine2009
Rising StarTexas Monthly Magazine2009
Top AttorneyFort Worth, Texas Magazine2008
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Commissioner on Southlake Planning & Zoning CommissionCity of Southlake2016 - Present
PartnerKelly Hart & Hallman LLP2005 - Present
ClerkInnocence Project2004 - 2005
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
City of SouthlakeCommissioner on Planning and Zoning Commission2015 - Present
Leadership SouthlakeMember2014 - Present
City of SouthlakeExecutive Forum2014 - Present
Lena Pope HomeSteering Committee, Young Professional Advocates2008 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember2005 - Present
American Trial Lawyers AssociationMember2005 - Present
Eldon B. Mahon Inn of CourtMember2005 - Present
Tarrant County Young Lawyers AssociationMember2005 - Present
Phi Delta Phi (international legal honor society)Member2004 - 2005
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
South Plains Switching, Ltd. Co. v. BNSF Ry. Co., 255 S.W.3d 690, 703 (Tex.App.—Amarillo 2008, pet. denied)N/A
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Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Texas Tech University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2005
Texas State University, Angelo State UniversityManagement--Magna Cum LaudeOther - Bachelors2001