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

August 28, 2014 -- Trial Court Again Rules School Finance System Unconstitutional.  The Fort Bend ISD Plaintiffs, Represented by T&H lawyers David Thompson, Philip Fraissinet, and Holly McIntush, have prevailed on all claims challenging the constitutionality of the school funding system.  For information about the court's decision, see here.

Upcoming Speeches & Presentations

On October 22nd at GCase's 2014 Fall Forum Roundtable, Partner Janet Horton will be sharing her thoughts on the "Hot Topics in Special Education" at Camp Allen.

Partner Lisa McBride will be presenting "Compliance Matters" at ESC Region 4 on October 29, 2014. The seminar explores compliance with the anti-discrimination, anti-harassment, and anti-retaliation standards for school programs under Title VI, Title IX, and Section 504.

Partner Janet Horton and Associate Brad Domangue will be speaking at the 2014 ELA 60th Annual Conference regarding Same Sex Partner Benefits on November 14, 2014 in San Diego, California.

Counsel Jim Nelson will be speaking at Llano ISD Education Foundation's Academic Booster Club banquet on November 22nd.

Partner Janet Horton presents,"Dealing wth Difficult Situations in ARDs." at GCase on December 5th's 2014 Law Conference in Houston, Texas

Partner David Hodgins presents,"Year in Review" at GCase 2014 Law Conference in Houston, Texas on December 5th.

Associate Amber King will be presenting "Using Criminal History Records to Make Personnel Decisions" at the 2014 TASPA/TAEE Winter Conference in December 11-12, 2014 in Austin, Texas.

Read Partner David Thompson's thoughts to Breitbart Texas on Judge Dietz's ruling regarding the school finance litigation and attorney's fees.