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Roger L Hurlbut

Mr. Hurlbut has over thirty years of experience in representing clients in both Federal and Texas state courts, from commencement of a suit through trial and appeals. He is as comfortable prosecuting a lawsuit as he is in defending a lawsuit.

He has handled a large variety of legal disputes and lawsuits, from fraud, business disputes, partnership disputes, deceptive trade practices, construction defects, breach of contract, discrimination claims, and wrongful termination.

Mr. Hurlbut has extensive experience in advising and representing small and medium size businesses as well as professionals in their employment, business and real estate matters.  

He advises business owners and HR on handling problem employees, company policies, discipline, termination and law-offs as well as defends businesses against employment-related claims. 

For years, he has also represented and counseled individuals and employees in discrimination claims, retaliation claims, wrongful terminations, workplace tort claims, contract and wage disputes, and lawsuits

Prior to founding the Hurlbut Law Firm, Mr. Hurlbut was a shareholder in Bush, Hurlbut & Morrison, after previously a senior associate in Rohne, Hoodenpyle, Lobert & Myers.  He obtained his Juris Doctor degree from Southern Methodist University and Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Texas at Arlington. 

He has been active and has assumed leadership positions in numerous bar, pro bono, civic and charitable activities, organizations and boards.

Mr. Hurlbut was President of the Arlington Bar Association in 1992-1993 and was named in Tarrant County’s Top Attorneys, in the Fort Worth, Texas, the City’s Magazine in 2002, 2003, 2004 and 2005.  He was Chair of the Pro Bono Advisory Board for West Texas Legal Services and then Legal Aid of Northwest Texas between 1993 – 2012.  In 2005 he was honored with the Equal Justice Award, Legal Aid of Northwest Texas