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Charlotte Hughart

Professor of Law and Director of the Law Clinic
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Courses: Trial Advocacy Practicum and Law Clinic.


Professor Charlotte Hughart joined the faculty in 1995. In 1998 she founded the Law Clinic, and currently serves as its director.

Professor Hughart has received numerous awards for her clinical work, including: 2013 and 2006 Outstanding Large Law Firm of the Year, presented by Legal Aid of NorthWest Texas and the Tarrant County Bar Association; 2001 Dwight H. Moore Urban Attorney of the Year, presented by West Texas Legal Services and the Tarrant County Bar Association; 1999 Public Citizen of the Year, presented by the Texas National Association of Social Workers; and Nominee for National Public Citizen of the Year; 1999 Public Citizen of the Year, presented by the Tarrant County National Association of Social Workers; 1999 Star-Telegram Hometown Hero; and the 1998 Tarrant County Commissioners Resolution Honoring law clinic and director.

Professor Hughart is active in the Tarrant County Bar Association, currently serving on the Habitat for Humanity Committee and the Community Services Committee. She is active in the Tarrant County Family Law Bar Association and is a current member and former national board member of the Clinical Legal Education Association (CLEA). Professor Hughart is also active in the AALS Clinical Section.

Prior to joining the faculty, Professor Hughart was a visiting professor and staff attorney at the University of Oklahoma College of Law Legal Aid Clinic from 1981-1995. Professor Hughart has additional legal experience as a staff attorney for Legal Aid of Western Oklahoma, where she represented indigent clients in civil and family cases.

Professor Hughart holds a J.D. from the University of Oklahoma College of Law and a B.S. from Oklahoma State University. She is licensed to practice with the Oklahoma Bar Association, the State Bar of Texas, the United States District Courts of Western Oklahoma and Northern Texas, the United States 10th Circuit Court of Appeals, and the United States Supreme Court.