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Hays & Owens L.L.P.
807 Brazos Street,
Suite 500
Austin, TX 78701
(512) 472-3993 Ph
(512) 472-3883 Fax

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John R. Hays, Jr.
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Gregg Owens
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Alicia Ringuet
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Joe G. Conley
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Alice Ramirez
Legal Secretary


Alice is the most senior of the Hays & Owens staff. She joined in 2000 as the legal secretary for the entire firm. Since then Alice has gone on to receive her AAS in Office Administration from Austin Community College in 2009.

Jennifer B. Rogers, CP
Certified Paralegal

Jennifer joined Hays & Owens in 2005 as the firm Paralegal. She is a Past President and member of the Capital Area Paralegal Association “CAPA”, a member of the Paralegal Division of the State Bar of Texas, and of the National Association of Legal Assistants & Paralegals “NALA”. Jennifer has a Bachelor of General Studies, Liberal Arts, from the University of Kansas (2013), and an Associate of Applied Science, Paralegal Studies, from Austin Community College (2007, Phi Theta Kappa).
Author “Trial Preparation from Start to Finish: Useful Discovery for Trial,” Institute for Paralegal Education (November 2013).


Author and Presenter “Trial Preparation from Start to Finish: Creating a Trial Notebook,” Institute for Paralegal Education (June 2011).


Author, “Why Didn’t I Get an Interview? Feedback from a Gatekeeper,” CAPA Brief (May 2010).
Author and Presenter “Document Management in the Trenches: How Paralegals Can Get (and Stay) Organized, Case Document Management,” Institute for Paralegal Education (November 2009).
Author and Presenter “A Litigation Paralegal’s Guide to Case Management, Effective Document Control and Organization,” Institute for Paralegal Education (April 2009).

Lee Ann Dunekack
Executive Assistant to John R. Hays, Jr.

Lee Ann joined Hays and Owens in 2011. She assists John R. Hays with Oil & Gas related issues and The University of Texas Energy Law & Policy course. Lee Ann is a graduate of Pittsburg State University (2009) with a Bachelor of Science in Technology focusing on Graphic Communications Management, Commercial Graphics and Business Administration.