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Richard F. Hightower

Phone: (713) 979-4697

Houston attorney Richard Hightower is of counsel to Oaks, Hartline & Daly, L.L.P. HIs practice areas include administrative and education law, mediation, and labor and employment law.


  • Doctor of Jurisprudence, Baylor University School of Law, 1980
    Notes and Comments Editor, Baylor Law Review
  • Bachelor of Arts, Baylor University, 1978

Professional Licenses and Admissions to Practice

  • Attorney at Law, Texas, 1981
  • Supreme Court of the United States, 1985
  • United States District Courts, Southern and Eastern Districts of Texas

Professional Experience

  • Richard F. Hightower, P.C., Of Counsel to Oaks, Hartline & Daly, L.L.P., 2000 - Present
  • Brown McCarroll and Oaks Hartline, LLP, Partner, 1986-1999
  • Sharp, Ward, Price, and Hightower, Partner, 1981-1986

Professional Memberships and Activities

  • State Bar of Texas
    Alternative Dispute Resolution Section
    Labor and Employment Section
    School Law Section
  • Houston Bar Association (Fellow)
    Alternative Dispute Resolution Section
  • Texas Association of School Boards, Council of School Attorneys
  • Texas Center for Legal Ethics and Professionalism


  • Rated AV Preeminent, Martindale-Hubbell
  • Selected to Super Lawyers list, Texas Monthly Magazine

Community Involvement

  • Lamar High School, Site Based Management Committee, 2012-2014
  • Pershing Middle School, Parent Chair Boys' Lacrosse, 2008-2009
  • Assistant Coach Post Oak Little League, 2006
  • Roberts Elementary, Active Parent/Volunteer, 2002-2007