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Q: What is your goal in practicing personal injury law?
A: I strive to help improve the lives of individuals harmed by the irresponsibility of others. Because most of my clients do not fully understand what their legal rights are, they need assistance to recoup what they have lost. It is so rewarding when I can help hold defendants accountable to my clients for causing unnecessary physical and mental injuries.

Attorney Profile:

With a given name of Nguyen Thi Thuy-Hang, Ms. Nguyen was born in Qui Nhon, Vietnam and
immigrated to the United States as a war refugee in 1975. She has spent the majority of her life in
Dallas, Texas. Ms. Nguyen joined the Turley Law Firm directly from law school.

Ms. Nguyen has assisted clients in personal injury cases, including life-altering injuries with millions of dollars at stake.

For three consecutive years, Texas Monthly Magazine named Ms. Nguyen one of its Rising Stars for promising attorneys under the age of 40. Less than 3% of lawyers statewide are chosen for this distinction.

Before joining the Turley Law Firm, Ms. Nguyen worked for eight years in Information Technology consulting for Fortune 500 companies in management, sales, and recruiting, where she earned recognition for implementing corporate best practices.

During her law school career, Ms. Nguyen was Vice-President of the Student Bar Association and Research Assistant for Prof. William Dorsaneo. She won several awards in oral advocacy and legal writing.

Areas of Practice

Bar Admissions

  • Texas, 2005
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 5th Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Texas
  • Pro Hac Vice to several federal and state courts outside Texas

Education

Southern Methodist University School of Law, Dallas, Texas
Juris Doctorate – 2005

Southern Methodist University (SMU)
Master of Arts – 1993
Major: Experimental Psychology

Southern Methodist University (SMU)
Bachelor of Arts cum laude – 1991
Major: Psychology

Classes/Seminars

  • Panelist – Voir Dire, CLE Trial Skills Training Camp, UT Law School, Cityplace Conference Center, Dallas, TX. September 2015
  • Moderator – Lean In Beyond the Bamboo Ceiling, National Conference of Vietnamese American Attorneys (NCVAA) Conference, Orlando, FL. June 2014.
  • Moderating Panelist – Discovery: What Each Side Really Wants, National Conference of Vietnamese American Attorneys (NCVAA) Conference, Boston, MA. September 2015
  • Moderator – Voir Dire, CLE Trial Skills Training Camp, UT Law School, Cityplace Conference Center, Dallas, TX. May 2014.
  • Panelist – Mediation Strategies, National Conference of Vietnamese American Attorneys (NCVAA) Conference, Las Vegas, NV. August 2013.

Honors and Awards

Rising Star by Texas Monthly Magazine 2009, 2010, 2011

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Board of Governors – National Conference of Vietnamese American Attorneys (NCVAA) since 2014
  • Treasurer – National Conference of Vietnamese American Attorneys (NCVAA) 2016-2017
  • Sustaining Life Fellow – Texas Bar Foundation
  • Member – American Association for Justice (AAJ)
  • Member – Dallas Bar Association (DBA)
  • Member – Dallas Asian American Bar Association (DAABA)
  • Member – Dallas Trial Lawyers Association (DTLA)
  • Member – William “Mac” Taylor Inn of Court
  • Member – National Asian Pacific American Bar Association (NAPABA)
  • Member – American Bar Association, 2006 – 2015
  • Member – Higginbotham Inn of Court, 2006 – 2007
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