To all our current and potential clients, we hope you and yours are in good health. Given the current state of our economy and the fight against the COVID-19 virus, many are under significant amounts of stress. Cotton Bledsoe is committed to do its best to help minimize that stress. The Firm is taking significant measures to protect the health of its personnel and many are now working remotely – this includes our attorneys, paralegals and legal secretaries. Our remote capabilities give us access to our systems and we are able to do everything for you that we could prior to this new (temporary) reality. Where appropriate, we have the ability to conduct most meetings virtually.

We will get through this time together. Thank you for your continued trust and please do not hesitate to contact any of our firm’s attorneys directly or through this website. We appreciate all of you and wish you the best as we navigate these unprecedented challenges together.

Mindy Hamm
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As a shareholder practicing in the litigation section, Mindy is licensed to practice law in Texas, the United States District Courts for the Northern and Western District of Texas, and the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals.

Mindy is active in the Midland Bar Association, having served as President of the Midland Bar Association from 2012-2013.

AREAS OF CONCENTRATION

Employment Law

Mindy represents employers in all aspects of employment law. She has handled complex litigation involving collective actions under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), unfair competition, non-compete and restrictive covenant litigation, trade secret litigation, as well as matters before the Texas Workforce Commission. Mindy has served as principal counsel for oilfield service companies regarding independent contractor/employee classification claims.

Oil and Gas Litigation

Mindy represents claimants in a variety of oil and gas matters, including lease interpretation, title and lease disputes, easement negotiations, as well as cases involving equipment failure and resulting formation damage. Mindy represents exploration and production companies, as well as owners of land and mineral estates.

Government Entity Defense

Mindy represents municipalities and governmental entities in the Permian Basin. She has over nine years of experience protecting these unique clients and is well versed with the Texas Tort Claims Act and federal law applicable to governmental entities and their employees.

General Commercial Litigation

Mindy represents clients pursuing collection efforts, as well as those defending against such claims.

Areas of Practice

  • Oil and Gas
  • Employment
  • Real Property Litigation
  • Appeals
  • Contract Disputes
  • Personal Injury Defense
  • Government Entity Defense
  • Health Care

Bar Admissions

  • Texas

Education

  • Texas Tech University School of Law, Lubbock, Texas
    • J.D. - 2007
  • Texas A&M University
    • B.S. - 2003
    • Major: Industrial Distribution

Honors and Awards

  • "Excellence for the Future" Award
  • Bob Black Bar Leaders Award 2013

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Texas Aggie Bar Association, Vice President
  • Midland County Young Lawyers Association, Member
  • Midland Bar Association, Member
  • Midland County Bar Association, President 2012-2013