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Landon Hankins

Profile

Landon Hankins is an associate attorney at Davis & Santos. Before joining Davis & Santos, Landon served as a briefing attorney to Justice Irene Rios of the Texas Fourth Court of Appeals. While serving as a briefing attorney, Landon advised and assisted the Court in resolving appeals in various areas of the law, including business litigation, tax disputes, financial litigation, probate law, governmental immunity, personal injury, family law, and education law. While in law school, Landon served as a judicial extern for U.S. Magistrate Judge David L. Horan of the Northern District of Texas, a litigation intern at Samsung Electronics America, Inc., and a legal intern with the City of McAllen Legal Department.

As a Spanish speaker, Landon is able to assist Spanish-speaking clients as well financial institutions with disputes involving transactions in Mexico.

Education

Landon received his J.D., with honors, from Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law in 2017. Landon graduated summa cum laude from Howard Payne University with a B.A. in Political Science and Spanish in 2013.

Additionally, during his undergraduate years, Landon studied at the Institute on Comparative Political and Economic Systems in Washington, D.C., interned at National Defense University’s Center for Hemispheric Defense Studies, and studied abroad in Central America, where he studied Spanish and Latin American politics and lived with host families.

Recognition

At Howard Payne University, Landon was a Sumners Scholar and a graduate of the Guy D. Newman Honors Academy for Public Policy, where in 2013 he received the Best Thesis Award for his thesis on partisan gerrymandering.

Clerkship

Before joining Davis & Santos, Landon served as a briefing attorney to Justice Irene Rios of the Texas Fourth Court of Appeals.

Memberships & Activities

  • State Bar of Texas – Member
  • San Antonio Bar Association – Member
  • San Antonio Young Lawyers Association – Member

Publications

  • While attending Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law, Landon served as Articles Editor for the Southern Methodist University Law Review Association and as Clinic Chief in the Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law Civil Clinic.
  • Airline Security and Employee Immunity – The Second Circuit Promotes Airline Security Interests at All Costs – Even if it Means Throwing Efficiency and Accountability by the Wayside, 81 J. Air L. & Com. (Winter 2016).
  • Will the real security partner please stand up? Rhetoric and policy support for U.S. security goals in Daniel Ortega’s Nicaragua and Porfirio Lobo’s Honduras, Samuel R. Greene and Landon Hankins, Comparative Strategy (2017), 36:3, 257-270.

Admitted To Practice

  • Texas, 2017
  • All U.S. District Courts in Texas

Board Certification

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