Luis F. Hess

Luis Hess

Luis F. Hess is the managing member of the firm. He is a seasoned attorney with past experiences working in the US Air Force JAG Corps, in-house counsel at Sisters of Mercy Health System, the USDA legal department, and other private law firms. Luis has also served as a college instructor and adjunct professor before and after completing his law degree. He prefers to spend his time working with clients in achieving their goals with regards to their real estate, business, immigration, or litigation needs.


  • Admitted to practice in Texas
  • Admitted to practice in Missouri


  • Juris Doctor with a Certificate in Health Law, Saint Louis University
  • Master of Arts in International Relations with a Specialization in Statistical Methodology, University of Arizona, Graduated Summa Cum Laude
  • Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy, Political Science, and Economics, Saint Louis University, Graduated Summa Cum Laude

Foreign Language Training

  • Mandarin Chinese from Sprachcaffe International in Beijing, China
  • Spanish at the Universidad de Guadalajara in Guadalajara, Mexico
  • Spanish at the Madrid-SLU Program in Madrid, Spain

Publications and Presentations

  • “Immigration Compliance.” The 16th Employment Law Update. The Woodlands Chamber of Commerce (2012).
  • Chapter on “Reverse Mortgages and Foreclosures in Missouri.” Missouri Bar CLE, Elder Law (2010).
  • “Event History Analysis: A New I.D.E.A. and a New Approach to Diversionary Theory.” American Political Science Association Conference. Chicago, Illinois (2007)
  • “Rational Actors: Do Political Leaders React or Anticipate Changes in Public Opinion?” Western Political Science Association Conference. Albuquerque, New Mexico (2006).
  • “From Promises to Policy: An Examination of How Presidents Achieve Success in Presidential-Sponsored Legislation.” Penn State McNair Research Conference. University Park, Pennsylvania (2004).

Community Activities

  • The Woodlands Bar Association – Board of Directors Member
  • Asociacion de Empresarios Mexicanos
  • Montgomery County Hispanic Chamber
  • Houston Young Lawyers Association – Night Court Member
  • State Bar of Texas: Business Law, Construction Law, and Corporate Counsel Section Member
  • Knights of Columbus
  • St. Anthony of Padua Church Member