Mark D. Hopkins

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A track record of success

 

"With thousands of trial court wins and approximately two hundred appellate victories to his credit, Mark ranks at the top of any list of Central Texas litigators and appellate attorneys."  

 

 

EDUCATION

  • Doctor of Jurisprudence, University of Texas, 1995

  • Bachelor of Arts with Honors and Special Honors in Economics, University of Texas, 1992

 

COURT ADMISSIONS

  • United States Supreme Court

  • State Bar of Texas (1995)

  • United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit

  • United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit

  • United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit

  • United States District Court for the Western District of Texas

  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas

  • United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas

  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas

 

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

  • Member of the Federal Bar Association

  • Member of the Bar Association of the Fifth Federal Circuit

 

HONORS

  • “Texas Rising Star” – Texas Monthly and Law & Politics, 2006, 2007 & 2008

  • "Super Lawyer" - Texas Monthly, 2021 & 2022.

Representative List of Reported Appellate Cases 

  • PNC Mortgage v. Howard, 616 S.W.3d 581 (Tex. 2021).

  • Deutsche Bank Nat. Trust Co. v. Burke, 902 F.3d 548 (5th Cir. 2018).

  • Smitherman v. Bayview Loan Servicing, LLC, 727 Fed. Appx. 787 (5th Cir. 2018).

  • Johnson v. World Alliance Financial Corp., 830 F.3d 192 (5th Cir. 2016).

  • Krystal One Acquisitions, LLC v. Bank of America, N.A., 705 Fed. Appx. 232 (5th Cir. 2017).

  • Rojas v. Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., 571 Fed. Appx. 274 (5th Cir. 2014).

  • Constance v. Interstate Intrinsic Value Fund A, LLC, 810 Fed. App. 329 (5th Cir. 2020).

  • Burke v. Ocwen Loan Servicing, 855 Fed. Appx. 180 (5th Cir. 2021).

  • Casalicchio v.BOKF, N.A., 951 F.3d 672 (5th Cir. 2020).

  • L'Amoreaux v. Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., 755 F.3d 748 (5th Cir. 2014)

  • Puentes v. Fannie Mae, 350 S.W.3d 732, (Tex. App. - El Paso 2011)

  • Isaac v. CitiMortgage, Inc., (Tex. App. - Houston [1st Dist] 2018)

  • Mulvey v. U.S. Bank Nat. Assoc., 570 S.W.3d 355 (Tex. App. - El Paso 2018).

  • Miller v. BAC Home Loan Servicing, L.P., 726 F.3d 717 (5th Cir. 2013). 

  • Bruce v. Fed. Nat. Mortg. Ass'n,  352 S.W.3d 891 (Tex. App. - Dallas 2011). 

  • Eslon Thermoplastics v. Dynamic Systems, Inc., 49 S.W.3d 891 (Tex. App. - Austin 2001).

  • Givens v. Midland Mortg. Co., 393 S.W.3d 876 (Tex. App. - Dallas 2012).