Leigh Graves

Overview of Experience and Nature of Practice:

Leigh joined the firm in 2011, and focuses her practice on commercial litigation and health care. She began her career at Baker Botts, LLP in Dallas, Texas, where she practiced in the area of state and local tax law, advising clients on a variety of matters related to state and local tax planning, controversy, and legislation. Prior to joining Fultz Maddox Dickens, Leigh also served as Staff Attorney to Justice Diane Henson of the Texas Third Court of Appeals.  In addition to her law practice, Leigh is an Instructor in Law at Vanderbilt University Law School, where she teaches Legal Writing.

Education

Vanderbilt University (B.A., 2002, magna cum laude); University of Texas School of Law (J.D., 2005, with honors)

Bar Admissions

Kentucky (2011); Texas (2005); United States Supreme Court; U.S. Courts of Appeals for the Fifth and Sixth Circuits; U.S. District Court for the Western District of Kentucky; U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky; U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas; U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas; U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas

Memberships

Kentucky Bar Association; Texas Bar Association

Life Beyond the Law

Outside of the office, Leigh enjoys running, yoga, and spending time with her family.

Professional Accolades: Judge, Texas State Bar Administrative Law Moot Court Competition, October 2009

Co-Author, TX Courts of Appeals Update – Procedural,The Appellate Advocate, July 2009

Co-Author, Case Law Update, 10 Tex. Tech. Admin L.J. 1 (2008)

Co-Author, Case Law Update, 9 Tex. Tech. Admin L.J. 1 (2007)