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Random Profile - Phillip Herr, Flower Mound
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Best thing about being a lawyer: The opportunity to represent an individual’s rights.
What most people don’t know about me: I speak, listen, and read the Spanish language.
Most important career lesson: “The first to present his case seems right, until another comes forward and questions him.” Proverbs 18:17.
Family: Married. We have two dogs: a Yorkie whose name is Buddy; and a miniature Schnauzer whose name is Einstein.
Areas of practice: Civil litigation with an emphasis on Family Law.
Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Economics from The University of Texas at Austin-1995. Law Degree from South Texas College of Law-2001.
Bet you didn't’t know: I participated in two half marathons (Dallas White Rock Half Marathon & the Fort Worth Cowtown Half Marathon).
Another little known fact: I have been playing the guitar for the past 20 years. The highlight has been playing four gigs. Two gigs were for the Flower Mound Rotary Club’s annual bicycling event known as the Cross Timbers Classic, where the proceeds benefit local charities. The other two gigs involved a gathering of friends.
Community Involvement: Flower Mound Rotary Club-Board of Directors, Flower Mound Bar Association-Board of Directors, Denton County Bar Association.
Mentors/heroes: Hon. Jim Munford, Associate Judge 322nd District Court.
Favorite saying/quote: Ye shall know the truth & the truth shall make ye free.
Favorite artist: Disciple
Favorite album: Horse shoes & Hand grenades by Disciple.
Favorite music/musician: Joe Satriani
Favorite movie: Indiana Jones: Kingdom of the Crystal Skull
The last movie I saw: Inception
Favorite food: Tex-Mex
Favorite restaurant: Pappasitos
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