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Jessica Hardy

Senior Attorney
fax +1 214.659.4050

Jessica Hardy provides legal advice on and litigates construction and business matters. She principally represents construction professionals including architects, engineers, owners, and developers.

Jessica advises clients on every aspect of a project and the design and construction industry including contracting, risk-mitigation, guidance to resolve project issues, non-litigated claims, mediation, litigation, and arbitration. She also performs architectural and engineering contract negotiations and drafting.

Jessica also presents design and construction-industry courses on design and construction-related issues. Jessica previously practiced in architecture firms for six years, and now applies her first-hand experience in the design and construction industry to representing her clients.

Education

J.D., University of Alabama School of Law, 2008
Bachelor of Achitecture, Auburn University, 2002

Memberships

Jefferson Society of Architect-Lawyers

State Bar of Texas, Construction Law Section

Dallas Chapter of American Institute of Architects – Dallas Chapter, Associate Member

Dallas Bar Association, Construction Law Section

American Institute of Architects, Associate Member

City of Irving, Texas, Board of Zoning Adjustments & Appeals (2013 – 2020)

State Bar Licenses

Texas, Alabama

Court Admissions

U.S. District Ct., N.D. of Texas
U.S. District Ct., S.D. of Texas
U.S. District Ct., E.D. of Texas
U.S. District Ct., W.D. of Texas
U.S. District Ct., District of New Mexico

PRESENTATIONS

  • Presenter, HalfMoon Education on Current Issues in Interior Design and Navigating the New AIA B152-2019 (September 2020)
  • Presenter, HalfMoon Education on Laws for Texas Architects and Complying with the Rules and Regulations Concerning the Practice of Architecture (June 2020)
  • Panelist, AIA Dallas Codes & Standards Committee presentation to AIA Dallas on Texas House Bill 2439 (August 2019)
  • Presenter, AIA Dallas Codes & Standards Committee presentation to AIA Dallas on the Texas Anti-Indemnity Act (April 2017)