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.
With 20 years of legal experience, it's difficult to list every case. Here are some highlights:
Negotiated $30,000 child support to $0.
Awarded judgment in modification case to switch primary parent.
Facilitated in 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.
Received triple damages judgment in Deceptive Trade Practices claim.
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.
Conducted due diligence oil & gas title review resulted in $400,000 value add.
Drafted contracts for NBA celebrity event.
Represented WNBA player on promotional tour.
Contract reviews, drafting, and negotiations.
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.