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Katherine T. Hopkins

Katherine T. Hopkins focuses her practice on bankruptcy and business reorganization, including the representation of both individual and business clients in various debtor/creditor matters. 

In 2016, Ms. Hopkins received the esteemed Romina L. Mulloy-Bossio Achievement Award, to honor her service as an outstanding young bankruptcy lawyer.  Ms. Hopkins was also voted by her peers as among the city’s best bankruptcy attorneys in polls conducted by Fort Worth, Texas magazine and 360 West.

Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Hopkins served as a law clerk to the Honorable Ronald B. King, Chief United States Bankruptcy Judge, Western District of Texas, San Antonio Division.
Affiliations and honors


  • Tarrant County Bar Foundation, Fellow
  • Tarrant County Bar Association, Director, Place 3
  • Tarrant County Young Lawyers Association
    • President, 2018
    • President-Elect, 2017
    • Treasurer, 2016
    • Director, 2012-2016
  • John C. Ford American Inn of Court, Secretary/Treasurer, 2018-2020
  • Dallas-Fort Worth Association of Young Bankruptcy Lawyers
    • President, 2020
    • President-Elect, 2019
    • Treasurer, 2018
  • Tarrant County Bar Association, Bankruptcy Law Section, Chair, 2016-2017
  • Tarrant County Young Lawyers Association, Mentor Program, Member
  • John C. Ford American Inn of Court - Barrister
  • International Women's Insolvency and Restructuring Confederation, Member
  • Texas Christian University Alumni Association
  • DFW Association of Young Bankruptcy Lawyers, Co-Chair of Membership Committee
  • American Bankruptcy Institute, Member
  • Phi Delta Phi


  • Tarrant County Young Lawyers Association Outstanding Young Lawyer, 2020
  • Top Attorney in Bankruptcy Law and Workout, 360 West magazine, 2018-2020
  • Top Attorney, Fort Worth, Texas magazine, 2015-2020
  • 10 Under 10 honoree, St. Mary's University School of Law, 2019
  • Top Attorney in Bankruptcy Law, 360 West magazine, 2017
  • Romina L. Mulloy-Bossio Achievement Award Recipient, 2016
  • Top Attorney under five years in practice, Fort Worth, Texas magazine, 2013-2014
  • John C. Ford American Inn of Court Rookie of the Year, 2013
  • St. Mary's University School of Law, J.D., 2009
    • Student Bar Association Class Senator, 2006-2008
    • Board of Advocates, 2007-2009
    • External Advocacy Program, Mock Trial Team, 2007-2009
    • Judge Jack P. Miller Advocacy Award
  • Texas Christian University, B.F.A., cum laude, 2006
    • Mortar Board Honor Society
  • State Bar of Texas, 2009
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas, 2011
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Texas, 2011
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Texas, 2011
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas, 2011
Speeches & Publications
  • Speaker, "The Landlord/Tenant Relationship Within the Bankruptcy Context," Tarrant County Bar Association Brown Bag Webinar, November 2020
  • Moderator, "The Small Business Reorganization Act of 2019," Webinar, June 2020
  • Panelist, "Navigating the Waters of Business Bankruptcy in the Wake of the Coronavirus Pandemic," Texas A&M University School of Law, May 2020
  • Panelist, "Women at the Top: Shattering Glass Ceilings," Texas Women Lawyers CLE Forum, August 2018
  • Speaker, "Hearsay: Objections & Exceptions - Improving Their Effective Use in Contested Hearings," CLE Presentation to John C. Ford American Inn of Court, May 2018

Katherine T. Hopkins

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State Bar of Texas
Katherine Hopkins Selected to the National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges Next Generation Program
National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges