6833 W. Sam Houston Pkwy S. #207 Houston TX 77072

Teri Estes-Hightower, Esq.

ADMITTED 

State Bar of Texas

Licensed by the Supreme Court of Texas

Federal Court for the Northern Disctrict of Texas

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.

Recognition
The National Trial Lawyers Top 100
 

Education

Texas Wesleyan University School of Law (now Texas A&M University School of Law)

Attorney Teri Estes-Hightower

It is the mission of Teri Estes-Hightower to help clients get the legal representation needed. With more than twenty years of legal experience, Teri earned a doctorate in jurisprudence (JD) from Texas Wesleyan University School of Law (now Texas A&M University School of Law). Teri is licensed by the Supreme Court of Texas and is a member of the State Bar of Texas. She is admitted to practice in the Federal Court for the Northern District of Texas and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.


EXPERIENCE:

With 20 years of legal experience, it's difficult to list every case. Here are some highlights:

FAMILY LAW:

  • Negotiated $30,000 child support to $0.

  • Awarded judgment in modification case to switch primary parent.

  • Facilitated locating a missing parent.

  • Facilitated and obtained employee retirement benefits from opposing spouse's employer located in Dubai.

  • Divorces, custody & support cases, modifications, adoptions, name changes, and more.

CIVIL:

  • Received triple damages judgment in Deceptive Trade Practices claims.

  • Received judgment to reclaim real property occupied by squatters for six years.

  • Awarded settlements in personal injury claims.

  • Prevented homeowner foreclosures.

  • Negotiations, drafting, discovery, pretrial, and trial matters.

CONTRACTS:

  • Conducted due diligence oil & gas title review resulted in a $400,000 value add.

  • Drafted contracts for NBA celebrity events.

  • Represented WNBA player on a promotional tour.

  • Contract reviews, drafting, and negotiations.

CRIMINAL DEFENSE:

  • Defended successful client release in third strike federal allegation.

  • Defended detention officer in successful acquittal.

  • Criminal case dismissals.

  • Pre-trial, trial, post-conviction, and appeal matters.

Education

Teri earned a Doctorate in Jurisprudence (JD) from Texas Wesleyan University School of Law (now Texas A&M University School of Law). Teri is licensed by the Supreme Court of Texas and is a member of the State Bar of Texas. She is admitted to practice in the Federal Court for the Northern District of Texas and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.

Recognition

Teri was also recognized as a member of the prestigious National Trial Lawyers organization. The National Trial Lawyers is an invitation-only organization composed of the premier trial lawyers from each state or region who meet stringent qualifications as civil plaintiff and/or criminal defense trial lawyers. Selection is based on a thorough multi-phase objective and uniformly applied process which includes peer nominations combined with third-party research. Membership is extended only to the select few of the most qualified attorneys from each state or region who demonstrate superior qualifications of leadership, reputation, influence, stature, and public profile measured by objective and uniformly applied standards in compliance with state and national bars.

Expanded Services

Defense Attorneys must be knowledgeable of the law. The Le Law Group practices, in the following areas:  Intoxication, including DWI, Robbery, Theft, all Assaults, Homicides, Specialty crimes, including tax evasion and other white-collar crimes, and more. We also represent clients in federal and correlative civil matters that include due process and equal rights. Our Attorneys have over twenty years of criminal defense experience practicing in Texas and federal courts.

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