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About Us

John Hopping


John  was born and raised in Kansas where he attended Kansas University and graduated in 1993 with a B.S. in Business Administration. After college, John worked as an investment broker for Roosevelt Bank in Kansas City. He graduated Cum Laude in 1998 from Thomas Cooley Law School in Lansing, Michigan. Thereafter, John became licensed to practice law in the state of Texas and was also admitted to practice in the Northern and Eastern Federal Districts of Texas.

John began his legal career as an Assistant District Attorney for Dallas County where he handled all types of criminal cases ranging from misdemeanors to capital murder. John has tried to verdict over 200 criminal cases. After leaving the District Attorney’s Office in 2003, John went into private practice and started The Hopping Law Firm where he has successfully handled the defense of both civil and criminal cases.

John and his entire team are committed to making sure you always receive the best service and results possible. His enthusiasm and dedication to his clients set The Hopping Law Firm apart from all the rest.


Natalie Westall

Natalie is a native Texan. She was born in Houston and attended The University of Texas at Austin in 2000. She Graduated in 2004 with a B.A.in English and History. While in college, she studied abroad for a year at the University of Sussex in Brighton, England, where she met her husband.

Natalie moved to Dallas, Texas in 2004 and began working for a large insurance company handling civil litigation cases. She started working at The Hopping Law Firm in 2006 where she has assisted Mr. Hopping in state and federal criminal defense, bankruptcy, and civil litigation cases for clients in the Dallas/Fort Worth area.