Thompson & Horton LLP
Providing Exceptional Quality and Personalized Legal Representation -- Thompson & Horton LLP is a full-service law firm dedicated to providing the highest quality, personalized legal representation to schools, institutions of higher education, local governments, and private businesses with public law, public policy, and employment law interests. The firm provides clients, large and small, with a broad range of services including counseling and problem prevention, litigation defense, state and federal appeals, business and real estate transactions, and legislative services. We offer large-firm legal experience and quality while providing the responsiveness and cost-effectiveness of a smaller firm.
T&H is a certified minority-owned and women-owned business -- one of the largest in the state providing legal services to governmental and educational entities. Our diversity reflects our commitment to our community and provides a foundation of experience and perspective that enhances the delivery of quality legal services to our diverse client base.
news & events
Sandy Hellums-Gomez and John Hopkins elected to partner. Read press release
Be sure to order Partner Christopher Gilbert's new book, ‘The Oldest Rule: A Primer on Student First Amendment Issues for Attorneys and School Officials’. The fantastic read is available on Amazon in hardback, paperback and Kindle. Check out Chris’ new blog accompanying the book, ‘The Oldest Blog": http://theoldestrule.com/
Upcoming Speeches & Presentations
At this summer's TCASE Interactive, Associates Geneva Englebrecht and Brad Domangue will present "ARRESTed Development" in Austin, Texas on July 15th.
Associate Amber King will present "Avoid a FERPA Faux Pas: A Refresher on the Rights and Responsibilities Under FERPA" also at TCASE Interactive, on July 15th.
The 27th Annual Courses in Advanced Government Law will have two of Thompson & Horton's partners speaking live in Austin, Texas on July 22-24 at the Holiday Inn Austin Midtown.
-Sandy Hellums-Gomez presents, "Basics and Pitfalls of Procurement" on Wednesday, July 22nd.
-Christopher Gilbert will present "Hot Topics in School Law" on Thursday, July 23rd.
Our attorneys will be making a commanding presence at this year's TASA/TASB Conference in Austin. On October 2, Partner Janet Horton and Associate Brad Domangue will present "The Effect of the Same-Sex Marriage Tidal Wave - Obergefell v. Hodges".
Partner Merri Schneider-Vogel and Associate Melisa Meyler will present "Email Overload! Legal Limits on Keeping and Deleting Electronic Records” on October 3rd.
Partner David Hodgins, Associate Rebecca Weimer and Karen Grey, Assistant Superintendent of Crosby ISD will present "Reassignment: Basic Law and the Latest Court Challenge” on October 3rd.