With a broad range of civil and criminal experience, attorney Hillary Rolfes has met with much success in legal writing as well as litigation. Most recently, Ms. Rolfes served as a Litigation Associate at the firm of Steele Sturm in Houston, where she argued a variety of labor, contract, and trade secret cases. She worked extensively with clients filing suit based on the Fair Labor Standards Act and defended those charged with deceptive trade actions and breach of contract. In addition, Hillary Rolfes' duties with Steele Sturm included considerable drafting of documents such as complaints, answers, motions, discovery requests, and settlement agreements.Prior to joining Steele Sturm, Hillary Rolfes served as a Briefing Attorney under Justice John S. Anderson in Houston's Fourteenth Court of Appeals. There, she developed a strong base of experience in legal research and drafting. She participated regularly in the preparation of both civil and criminal opinions and presented case analyses to a panel of three justices, a responsibility that required comprehensive familiarity with appellate law. This position marked Hillary Rolfes' second role with the Fourteenth Court of Appeals. In 2008, she completed a judicial internship with Justice Kem T. Frost. As she would later do with Justice Anderson, Ms. Rolfes conducted considerable research and played a key role in the drafting of opinions. Displaying a strong facility with legal writing, she was frequently called upon to edit Justice Frost's opinions.Hillary Rolfes holds a Doctor of Jurisprudence from the South Texas College of Law, where she served as Assistant to the Managing Editor of the South Texas Law Review. She has earned admission to the State Bar of Texas and the Southern District of Texas and is currently planning a relocation to the Chicago area.