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Felicia Harris Hoss has been Inducted into the Prestigious Marquis Who's Who Biographical Registry

Felicia Harris Hoss is recognized for her expertise as a credentialed advanced mediator for Harris Hoss PLLC

Ms. Harris Hoss is honored to have been recognized by her peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® for Commercial Litigation (2021-2023).

    PEARLAND, TX, June 02, 2023 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Felicia Harris Hoss has been included in Marquis Who's Who. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

Leveraging more than two decades of excellence in leadership and client confidence as a complex commercial trial lawyer, Ms. Harris Hoss' practice is now focused on private dispute resolution through direct and mediated negotiations and arbitration. Ms. Harris Hoss is a credentialed advanced mediator (by the Texas Mediator Credentialing Association) and an arbitrator sitting by appointment in both ad hoc and administered proceedings. Ms. Harris Hoss is an arbitrator on the American Arbitration Association Commercial, Energy, and Consumer panels and the Texas Comptroller's Registry of Arbitrators for appraisal review appeals.

Ms. Harris Hoss' leadership extends to the Houston Bar Association where she is serving (or has served) on its ADR Council (Chair-Elect 2023-2024), Professionalism Committee (Co-Chair 2022-2023), Fee Dispute Committee (Co-Chair 2023-2024), and as a Director for the Harris County Dispute Resolution Center (2021-2023, 2023-2025). Ms. Harris Hoss is also active within the American Bar Association, where she chaired the ABA Dispute Resolution Section's 2022 Mediation Week program "Winning from the Beginning" and is a 2023 Fellow for the ABA Dispute Resolution Section's Early Dispute Resolution Committee.

Among her professional accomplishments, Ms. Harris Hoss is honored to have been recognized by her peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® for Commercial Litigation (2021-2023), by Law360 for her trial skills and strategy on the 2016 case highlighted in "Nursing Home Gets More Than $4M In Texas Fraud Trial", by the Houston Bar Foundation as the recipient of the 2021 Award for Outstanding Contribution to the Harris County Dispute Resolution Center, and as a Fellow for the Texas Bar Foundation.

Over the course of her career, Ms. Harris Hoss has endeavored to be a thought leader and contributor to the legal communities through scholarly writing such as "Religious-Based Peremptory Challenges in Light of J.E.B. and the Texas Constitution" featured in the South Texas Law Review in 1997, which was also recognized as the Best Article that year by the South Texas College of Law Alumni Association Board. In 1998, she co-authored "Civil Appeals in Texas: Practicing Under the New Texas Rules of Appellate Procedure," 49 BAYLOR LAW REVIEW 867 (1997) and "Federal v. State Practice: The Differences That Matter" for the Advanced Civil Trial Law Conference of the South Texas College of Law. More recently, in 2011 she published "The Perils of Email: Navigating the Legal Risks" in Risk Management Magazine and, in 2010 the article "European Court of Justice Rejects Attorney-Client Privilege for In-House Counsel" in the LexisNexis International and Foreign Law Blog. In 2023, in her role as a Fellow for the ABA Dispute Resolution Section, she is writing a report in support of a Resolution to be submitted to the ABA House of Delegates to urge the increased informed and voluntary use of early dispute resolution for conflicts.

Ms. Harris Hoss began her legal career in 1997 as a briefing attorney for Chief Justice John Hill Cayce, Jr. in the Court of Appeals of the Second District of Texas. Thereafter, for nearly eight years she was an associate with the prominent Houston-based litigation boutique Beck, Redden & Secrest, LLP (now Beck Redden LLP) and, in the years that followed, was a litigation partner in the Houston office for national and regional firms, including Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP (now Eversheds Sutherland), Buck Keenan LLP, Burleson LLP, and Barry Conge Harris LLP.

Prior to embarking on her professional journey, Ms. Harris Hoss earned a Bachelor of Arts in journalism graduating cum laude from Texas A&M University in 1992. Following this achievement, she earned a Juris Doctorate degree from South Texas College of Law Houston graduating summa cum laude (first in her class) and received peer recognition as the "Outstanding Female Graduate" in 1997. Ms. Harris Hoss is a member in good standing with the State Bar of Texas, the United States District Court for the Southern, Northern, Eastern and Western Districts of Texas, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.

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