Dallas Appellate Attorney Deborah Hankinson Named Among Texas Legal Elite

Top Quote Dallas attorney and mediator Deborah Hankinson has been selected among the state's elite female attorneys by Texas Super Lawyers for an 11th consecutive year in recognition of her appellate work. End Quote
  • Dallas, TX (1888PressRelease) September 25, 2013 - For the 11th consecutive year, respected Dallas attorney and mediator Deborah Hankinson of the appellate law boutique Hankinson LLP has been named among the state's top 50 women attorneys by the publishers of Texas Super Lawyers.

    Ms. Hankinson, a former justice with the Supreme Court of Texas and the 5th District Court of Appeals in Dallas, has been selected to every Texas Super Lawyers list and named one of Texas' top women attorneys since 2003.

    She also earned additional recognition in 2013 as one of the Top 100 attorneys in Texas and the Top 100 in Dallas/Fort Worth. Ms. Hankinson earned prior selection as one of the Top 10 attorneys in Texas in 2011 and 2012.

    "No matter how you want to break things down - by practice focus, gender or geography - Deborah is undoubtedly among the legal elite in Texas," says Rick Thompson, Hankinson LLP's managing partner.

    Texas Super Lawyers is published annually by Thomson Reuters based on peer surveys, attorney work analysis, and a panel review. Less than 5 percent of all Texas lawyers are named to the final list.

    "Being considered among the leading attorneys in Texas is an honor that I take particular pride in because it indicates that your work has been recognized by your peers," says Ms. Hankinson.

    Ms. Hankinson represents clients as an appellate attorney, oral advocate, strategist, mediator, arbitrator, and problem-solver. She is Board Certified in Civil Appellate Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. A fellow of the American Academy of Appellate Lawyers, she also is a member of the American Arbitration Association's national roster of neutrals. Her work also has been recognized in The Best Lawyers in America, Benchmark Appellate, Chambers USA, Dallas Business Journal, D Magazine and Texas Lawyer.

    Hankinson LLP, the pre-eminent 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 http://hankinsonlaw.com.

    For more information on Ms. Hankinson's recent honors, please contact Rhonda Reddick at 800-559-4534 or rhonda ( @ ) androvett dot com.

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