Accomplished trial attorney with more than 18 years legal experience in federal, state and administrative law courts in Texas. Accomplished mid to upper level manager with more than 28 years of experience. Worked with local county and municipal government heads in Royse City, the City of Dallas and Hunt County.
Legal Research and writing Communication skills
Litigation experience Policy/program development
Research and planning Training development
Consistently meets goals People management oriented
Law Office of Raymond Hopson, P.C.
General practice law firm whose general areas of practice include criminal law, bankruptcy law, civil law and business law. Trained all staff members, performed all bookkeeping activities, managed all staff personnel as well as managed all court dates, client files, and attended all court hearings. Completed all continuing legal education requirements annually and acted as Adjunct Professor in bankruptcy law at Texas A&M University-Commerce for the past 7 years. Acted as former Assistant District Attorney for the Hunt County District Attorney’s Office. Acted as City Attorney for the City of Royse City. Also acted as investigative assistant for the Dallas County District Attorney’s Office.
Dallas Fire Department
Managed team of 12 to 70 professional firefighters in emergency operations. Partnered with the police, EMS, water department and company/building owners to produce a fire prevention strategy. Worked with the same individuals during actual emergency operations. Managed fire station and all activities with more than 12 firefighters and paramedics . Worked closely with city management to develop the city’s first Civil Disturbance Manual. Also worked with county and city managers along with Parkland Hospital department heads to develop the City of Dallas Emergency Medical Manual for the Dallas Fire Department.
Texas A&M University School of Law
Dallas Baptist University
Bachelor of Science in Business and a minor in Public Administration
Hunt County Bar Association
Rockwall County Bar
Texas State Bar
International Association of firefighters
Dallas Retired Firefighters Association