John D. Hughes


JOHN D. HUGHES is a 1966 graduate of Punahou High School; graduate of Texas Christian University in 1971 (Bachelor of Arts, English); graduate of Baylor University in 1977 (Juris Doctor); member of Baylor Order of Barristers; licensed to practice law before all State Courts in Texas (1977), the U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas (1980), Western District of Texas (1990) and Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals (1990); member of the Hawaii State Bar, 2007; Board certified in Civil Trial Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization, 1992 – 2004 (inactive status); (former) member of Texas Trial Lawyers Association, American Trial Lawyers Association, Texas District and County Attorneys Association, 1978 – 1996; attended University of Texas School of Law: Center for Public Policy Dispute Resolution Basic Mediation Training, 2004; College of the State Bar of Texas, 2003; volunteer mediator at the Mediation Center of the Pacific, 2004 – 2006; County Attorney for Hood County, Texas, 1981 – 1992; Assistant County Attorney for Hood County, Texas, 1978 – 1980, 1993 – 1996; partner Hughes & Hughes, 1977 – 1985; partner in Messina & Hughes, 1985 – 2004; member of the State Bar of Texas, 1977 – present; (former) member of the Granbury Optimist Club; practice concentrating in Family Law litigation including divorce, paternity, child custody and support, post-decree enforcement and mediation.