Amanda S. Hilty • Bair Hilty, P.C.

Amanda S. Hilty is a shareholder in the firm. She has practiced civil litigation in Texas since 1988. She is a graduate of the University of Houston with a B.A Degree and received a J.D. degree from South Texas College of Law in 1987. She is admitted to practice in all Texas state and Federal District Courts, as well as the Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit and the United States Supreme Court.

Ms. Hilty has a varied litigation practice. She has handled all types of personal injury lawsuits including products liability, premises defects, deceptive trade practices, wrongful death & survivorship, and other tort actions. She has particular expertise in cases involving the trucking industry and has represented some of the largest trucking companies in the nation. She also has expertise in complex and high-exposure cases and is involved in handling multi-million dollar construction cases. Ms. Hilty also has experience in labor and employment law cases. She has successfully defended one of the largest trucking companies in the United States in a retaliatory discharge case.

High exposure litigation, document and issue-intensive commercial litigation are of particular interest and enjoyment for Ms. Hilty. After over twenty years of litigation practice, Ms. Hilty still enjoys not only the stimulating mental challenge of a complex case, but also the essence of the battle getting to and inside the courtroom. In addition, Ms. Hilty has made a guest appearance on The O’Reilly Factor with Bill O’Reilly.

Ms. Hilty was selected as a Texas Super Lawyer in 2014 and 2015.

CONTACT INFORMATION
Email: ahilty@bairhilty.com
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PRACTICE AREAS
General Liability, Insurance Defense, Product Liability, Transportation Law, Employment Law, Commercial Litigation, Insurance Law and Probate Litigation

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS
State Bar of Texas
Houston Bar Association/ Litigation Section
Construction Law Section and
Employment Law Section
Texas Motor Transport Association
Defense Research Institute


2014 & 2015

SEMINAR PRESENTATIONS
Texas Bar CLE-Course Director & Speaker:
    Prosecuting or Defending a Truck or Auto Accident Case; San Antonio,TX 2007
Texas Bar CLE-Planning Committee & Speaker:
   Prosecuting or Defending a Truck or Auto Accident Case; Houston,TX 2008
   Prosecuting or Defending a Truck or Auto Accident Case; San Antonio,TX 2010
TLA Annual Conference; Moderator for:
   “Anatomy of a Catastrophic Casualty Case: Using Persuasive Advocacy to Protect Your Client’s Interests
  and Win a Defense Verdict.” Scottsdale, AZ

RECENT TRIALS

April 2009
Cause No. E-179260; Donna Carlsen, individually and on Behalf of the Estate of Eric J. Carlson, Deceased and on behalf of Conner Carlsen and Cody Carlsen, Minor Children v. Kolander Corporation d/b/a Calvin Ford, Jackie Baxter Tire Co., Inc. and Keating Motors, LLC; In the 172nd Judicial District Court, Jefferson County, Texas.
3 1/2 week wrongful death case. Defense verdict

October 2010
Cause No. 2007-3963-5; Juan Carlos Casillas, Sr. et al v. Victor C. Jordan, et al; In the 414th Judicial District Court, McLennan County, Texas
1 week wrongful death case. Defense verdict.