ann hennis

Corpus Christi Lawyer Ann Hennis

Telephone 361.866.8010
Facsimile 361.866.8039

800 N. Shoreline Blvd.
Suite 2000, North Tower
Corpus Christi, Texas 78401

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In addition to her active legal practice in the firm's Corpus Christi office, Ann currently oversees the office's administrative and personnel matters and is a member of the firm's Ethics Committee.

During her career, she has successfully represented, on both the plaintiff and defense sides, numerous individual and corporate clients in lead and local counsel capacities. She has extensive experience representing a broad spectrum of industries, including trucking, insurance, security and pharmaceutical companies among others, and she has defended various types of litigation in state and federal courts, such as motor vehicle accidents, refinery explosions, construction defects, oil field accidents, tortious interference with business relations, contaminated food and equipment failures.

In 2011, Ms. Hennis was included in the inaugural edition of The Bar Register of Preeminent Women Lawyers. This is the highest female attorney rating available from Martindale Hubbell for both legal ability and ethical standards reflecting the confidential opinions of members of the Bar and Judiciary. She has also attained a "Superb" peer review rating from AVVO.

Attorney Anne Hennis

Martindale-Hubbard Awards 2015


South Texas College of Law, J.D. 1985

Corpus Christi State University, now Texas A & M University Corpus Christi, B.S. 1981

Bar & Court Admissions


U.S. District Courts for the Northern, Southern, Eastern and Western Districts of Texas

U.S. Supreme Court

Professional Affiliations & Activities

State Bar of Texas

American Bar Association

Texas Bar Foundation

  • Sustaining Life Fellow
    Fellows Nominating Chair,
    District 11, 2007-2008

Unauthorized Practice of Law Committee, appointed by the Texas Supreme Court,

  • District 11 Chair, 1995-2011;
    State Committee member 2012-present

Corpus Christi Bar Association

  • Board of Directors 2000-02
    Treasurer 2001

San Antonio Bar Association

Nueces County Administration of Justice Committee, 2005-2010

Coastal Bend Women Lawyers Assn., Founding Member, Board Member 2012

Texas Center for Legal Ethics and Professionalism

Phi Alpha Delta

  • Former President, Sam Houston Chapter.
    Houston, Texas

Texas Association of Defense Counsel

Litigation Counsel of America Fellow

American Board of Trial Advocates

  • Corpus Christi Chapter, President, 2013


  • Secretary, 2014
    Vice President, 2015

American Bar Foundation Fellow

CLE Presentations

2005, "Writing Well" with Dallas partner Melissa Dorman

2008, "Animal Rights-Civil Aspects" with Assistant Corpus Christi Attorney Deanna Hogan

2013, "Serving on the Board of a Non-profit: Practical and Ethical Considerations"

Recognition & Awards

CCBA's Cecil E. Burney Humanitarian Award – Nueces County attorney recognized as most actively devoted to humanitarian causes

YWCA Y Women in Careers Award, 2008

Who's Who Legal, Texas

Who's Who in American Law

Rated AV Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell

Recognized as a Super Lawyer by Texas Super Lawyers magazine (Civil Litigation Defense), 2016

Ann Hennis - The College of the State Bar of Texas