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Feb. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
Dallas-based appellate law firm
Hankinson LLP is announcing the addition of veteran appellate attorney
Stephanie Dooley Nelson.
Ms. Nelson is the second attorney to join the firm this year, along with retired Justice
Joseph Morris, formerly of the
th District Court of Appeals, who joined as Of Counsel.
"This is more great news for our firm and our clients," says Hankinson LLP Managing Partner
Rick Thompson. "Stephanie's experience in both the trial and appellate areas makes her uniquely suited to our work."
Previously a partner at Carrington, Coleman, Sloman & Blumenthal in
Dallas, Ms. Nelson handles a variety of appellate matters, including jurisdictional challenges, mandamus petitions and interlocutory and accelerated appeals. She also works with trial teams on motions and evidentiary issues, jury charges and litigation strategy. Her commercial and business litigation experience includes cases involving fiduciary obligations, professional liability, employment relations, contract disputes, insurance coverage and products liability. She represents a broad cross section of clients, including those involved in the legal, manufacturing, insurance, aviation, trucking, and oil and gas production industries.
Ms. Nelson is a cum laude graduate of the
Baylor University School of Law, where she was managing editor of the
Baylor Law Review and earned the President's Award. She is a past president of the Dallas Young Lawyers Association and chair of the group's foundation, as well as a member of the Dallas Bar Association's Board of Directors.
From 2004 through 2009, Ms. Nelson was named to the
Texas Rising Stars list by the publishers of
Texas Super Lawyers magazine.
Hankinson LLP, the preeminent civil appellate firm in the Southwest, provides clients with innovative legal insights and judicial perspective in all phases of litigation. The firm's attorneys work with trial teams to develop strategies designed to put a case in the best position before, during and after trial.
Dallas-based Hankinson LLP represents national clients, regional companies, governmental bodies, and individuals with trial and appellate matters, and offers mediation and arbitration services as well. Learn more about the firm at
For more information on Stephanie Nelson joining Hankinson LLP, please contact Mark Annick at 800-559-4534 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
SOURCE Hankinson LLP