Hugh Coleman is not afraid to tackle problems for his clients. He has extensive trial experience as the result of his career as a city attorney, a municipal prosecutor, an assistant county attorney, and an assistant district attorney where his duties included engaging in all types of litigation ranging from prosecution to civil rights matters and employment lawsuits to tort liability and negligence claims.
In private practice, he has represented individuals and businesses in claims involving the Department of Labor and the Texas Workforce Commission. He has handled investigations with the EEOC, the DOL Wage and Hour Division, the TWC and the Texas Comptroller's Office. He can provide assistance regarding the Fair Labor Standards Act, the Family Medical Leave Act, Age and Sex discrimination, Worker's Compensation Retaliation Cases, Unemployment Disputes and other employment law matters.
In regards to businesses matters Hugh has experience drafting and implementing human resources policies and standard operating procedures as well as drafting and negotiating employment agreements, severance agreements, non-compete agreements, corporate formations, real estate transactions, and business buy-sell agreements.
Hugh Coleman is an active member of the legal community as well. He is a Past President of the Denton County Bar Association and is a past President of the Denton County Young Lawyers Association. He was also instrumental in the creation of the highly acclaimed Denton County Alternative Dispute Resolution Program (DCAP), which provides pro bono and low cost mediation services to residents of Denton County.
Hugh is passionate about public service and has served as the Denton County Commissioner for Precinct #1 since 2009.
He is also active in the Denton Community and you will frequently find him at local events as a member of St. Andrew Presbyterian Church and as a Boy Scout Leader.
|TX||Eligible To Practice In Texas||1995||07/18/2019|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|President's Award of Merit||Texas Young Lawyers Association||2004|
|President's Award of Merit||Texas Young Lawyers Association||2002|
|Counsel to the Sheriff/Assistant District Attorney||Denton County District Attorney's Office||1999 - 2007|
|Assistant County Attorney||El Paso Texas County Attorney's Office||1994 - 1998|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Texas District and County Attorneys Association||Member||1995 - Present|
|Denton County Bar Association||President||2008 - 2009|
|Denton County Alternative Dispute Resolution Program||Director||2003 - 2007|
|Texas Young Lawyers Association||Director||2001 - 2004|
|Greater Denton County Young Lawyers Association||President||2000 - 2001|
|University of Tulsa College of Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1994|
|Trinity University (San Antonio, Texas)||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1990|
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