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Rachel Hytken

November 9, 2013

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Practice Description

Ms. Hytken’s practice involves representation of financial institutions, banks and debt servicers in consumer financial services litigation involving wrongful foreclosure claims, the Fair Credit Reporting Act, the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, the Texas Debt Collection Act, and the Texas Deceptive Trade Practices Act.

Representative Experience

-Represented national financial institutions in various litigation matters, including wrongful foreclosure issues.

– Represented title insurance companies and the insured in a variety of disputes, including fraud, breach of contract, and quiet title claims.

– Clerked at a federal government agency charged with supplying hydorelectric power to the Northwest. Worked on issues involving labor disputes, intergovernmental conflict, and a variety of tort issues.

Selected Publications, Seminars and Cases

“Electronic Discovery: To What Extent do the 2006 Amendments Satisfy Their Purposes?” 12 Lewis & Clark Law Review 599, 2008

Community Involvement, Affiliations and Memberships
Member, Dallas Bar Association

Committee Member, SPCA of Texas

Awards & Honors

Scholar List

Law Review

Elizabeth Hunter

November 9, 2013

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Practice Description

Ms. Hunter has over 23 years of dedicated family law practice with emphasis in divorce and asset protection, child custody, paternity, adoption, termination of parental rights, modification of custody, visitation and child support, premarital agreements, postmarital agreements, cohabitation agreements, post-divorce and enforcement issues, annulments and common law marriages.

Elizabeth handles cases in multiple counties including Dallas, Denton, Collin, Tarrant and Rockwall counties.

Elizabeth is a Certified Mediator. Elizabeth is also a trained Collaborative Law Family lawyer.

Elizabeth provides strategic divorce planning services for each individual’s needs.

Representative Experience

Numerous projects in property division including characterization, valuation, tracing, and reimbursement issues.

Numerous projects in premarital planning/asset protection.

Elizabeth is a frequent speaker on Texas family law issues.

Selected Publications, Seminars and Cases

Co-author, Dallas Bar Association, Conservatorship, Possession, Child Support and Grandparent Rights, Plain and Simple

Author/Speaker, Dallas Bar Association, Conservatorship, Possession, Child Support and Grandparent Rights

Author/Speaker, Half Moon Seminar, Working with Divorce Clients and Opposing Counsel

Author/Speaker, University of Houston Family Law Practice Seminar, Child Support and Modification: Guidelines, Guesswork or Good-Lawyering?

Author/Speaker, University of Houston Family Law Practice Seminar, ChildSupport – Including Multiple Marriage Issues and Child Support Obligations of the Six-Digit Wage Earner

Co-author with Reba Rasor, University of Houston Family Law Practice Seminar, Child Support and the Six-Digit Daddy

Speaker/Co-author with Reba Rasor, University of Houston Family Law Practice Seminar, Child Support and the Six-Digit Daddy

Community Involvement, Affiliations and Memberships

Dallas Bar Association, Family Law Section Board of Directors 1997-1999, various committees

Texas State Bar, Family Law Section

Member, The Collaborative Law Institute of Texas

Member, Collaborative Law Dallas

American Inns of Court Foundation, Annette Stewart Inn

Board Member, Our Friend’s Place

Sustainer, Junior League of Dallas

Member, DAR

Member, PEO

Awards & Honors

AV ® PREEMINENT Martindale-Hubbell rating

Technical Advisor, Family Law Issues, “Dallas” TV show

David Hoffmann

November 9, 2013

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Practice Description

Mr. Hoffmann is a shareholder in the Family Law Section at QSLWM and is Board Certified in Family Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.  He focuses his practice on helping individuals and families cope with the often trying issues associated with divorce, property division and child custody.  Mr. Hoffmann utilizes his extensive litigation experience in a manner designed to protect his clients’ interests while focusing on ensuring that the best interest of the children are protected throughout the process.

Representative Experience

Mr. Hoffmann has represented numerous clients in various family law matters in the Family Courts of Dallas County and Tarrant County as well as the District Courts of Collin County, Denton County, Ellis County, Kaufman County, Parker County and Rockwall County.  Family law issues Mr. Hoffmann has litigated include Divorce, Complex Property Division, Child Custody, Grandparent Access, Termination of Parental Rights, Adoption, Paternity, Child Support Enforcement, Possession and Access, and Family Violence.

Selected Publications, Seminars and Cases

2013 – Presenter at Dallas Volunteer Attorney Program presentation “Pro Bono Divorce”

2012 – Co-author “Contempt Enforcement — A primer for the new practitioner” presented at 2012 Advanced Family Law Boot Camp

2011- Presenter Support and Maintenance workshop for Half-Moon presentations in Dallas, Texas

2005 – Presenter “effective trial techniques”

Community Involvement, Affiliations and Memberships

Dallas Bar Assocation – Member

Dallas Association of Young Lawyers – Softball Committee Chairman/Commissioner (2008 – 2011)

White Rock YMCA – Board of Directors (2010 – 2014)

Awards and Honors

Annette Stewart American Inn of Court (2012)

“Rising Star” (Texas Monthly Magazine 2014)

2015 Texas Rising Star in Family Law (Super Lawyers/Texas Monthly)

2015 Top 10 Family Law Attorney Under 40 State of Texas (National Academy of Family Law Attorneys)

Board Certified Family Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization

Kenneth A. Hill

November 9, 2013

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Practice Description

Mr. Hill advises parties in business litigation matters involving contract disputes, receiverships, landlord-tenant issues, debt collection, deceptive trade practices, fraud, and other business disputes.

He works with companies and individuals in all aspects of bankruptcy matters under chapters 7, 11 and 13 of the Bankruptcy Code. Combines the highest standards of client service with extensive experience and legal expertise to provide excellent representation to every client every time.

Representative Experience

Nineteen years of experience representing a wide array of businesses and individuals in business litigation and bankruptcy matters.

Recovered damages on leases and secured financing transactions for several banks and finance companies.

Recovered delinquent receivables for a national aviation company.

Represented the franchisee of several fast food restaurants in an orderly business liquidation under chapter 11 of the Bankruptcy Code.

Represented a financing company defending a multi-million dollar fraudulent transfer claim arising out of a bankruptcy case.

Represented individuals in a federal lawsuit against a local television station for violations of federal and state wiretap laws.

Selected Publications, Seminars and Cases

Goodspeed v. Harman, 39 F.Supp.2d 787 (N.D. Tex. 1999)

Peavy v. Harman, 37 F.Supp.2d 495 (N.D. Tex. 1999)

Peavy v. WFAA-TV, Inc., 221 F.3d 158 (5th Cir. 2000)

Bailey v. Sorenson Laboratories, Inc., 217 B.R. 523 (Bankr. E.D. Tex. 1997)

Awards & Honors

AV ® PREEMINENT Martindale-Hubbell rating