P.O. Box 9418
Amarillo, TX 79105
Conrad D. Hester
- Bar Memberships
- Amarillo Area Bar Association
- State Bar of Texas
- J.D. University of Texas School of Law (2008) (with honors)
- B.S. Abilene Christian University (2005)
- Born: Abilene, Texas
Conrad D. Hester is a member of the State Bar of Texas, Amarillo Area Bar Association, and serves as a board member for the Amarillo Area Young Lawyers Association. Conrad joined Brown & Fortunato in 2008 and is admitted to practice before the Northern District of Texas. Born and raised in Abilene, Texas, Conrad graduated from Abilene High School.
Conrad’s practice focuses on bankruptcy, commercial litigation, and oil and gas. Through his representation of bankruptcy creditors, he has extensive experience in bankruptcy claim assertion and defense, collateral protection and foreclosure, automatic stay and injunctions, plan negotiation and confirmation, fraudulent transfer and preference suits, adversary proceeding and bankruptcy-related litigation, preparation of commercial loan documents, and negotiation and composition of loan restructuring agreements. For commercial litigation, Conrad’s primary focus is on discovery and motion practice. He has handled a diverse range of matters, including oil and gas, construction, transportation, and business divorces. Conrad’s oil and gas practice includes lease negotiation, drafting joint-operating agreements and managing related disputes, and title examination.
Conrad earned his B.S. in Psychology summa cum laude from Abilene Christian University in 2005. At ACU, Conrad was selected as a Jack Pope Fellow and minored in Public Service. Conrad was also honored as a University Scholar and a Presidential Scholar while attending ACU.
Conrad graduated with honors from the University of Texas School of Law in 2008. Conrad was a senior associate editor of the Review of Litigation journal and his Note was selected for publication. A member of the Board of Advocates, Conrad won the Mediation Tournament Championship. Conrad was a member of the Teaching Quizmasters Program, worked for the Tarleton Law Library as a Westlaw Representative, and served as a research assistant.
Every Monday, Conrad serves as a judge for Amarillo Teen Court. He also serves as a Trustee for the Amarillo Museum of Art. Conrad volunteers for Amarillo Legal Aid, and every year he has practiced, he has been a member of the Texas Pro Bono College, which recognizes attorneys who have far exceeded the State Bar’s pro bono goal. Conrad enjoys theatre, art, reading, weightlifting, and losing 5k races to his wife, Sarah.