Our Team

Kellye Hughes, Adoption Lawyer

Kellye is a graduate of Texas Wesleyan University School of Law, now known as Texas A&M School of Law.  As an adoptive parent, Kellye understands the stress of the adoption process.  She is well-equiped to advise yo on the most expedient ways to reach your goal of adoption.

Julie C., Paralegal

Law can be intimidating. As our paralegal and office manager, Julie will work directly with you to make sure you get the services you need.  Julie has worked at Hughes Law Center for 21 years.  She understands the complexity of adoption because she is and adoptive mom of two children.

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about us

Attorney Kellye Hughes has devoted her career to adoption law.  She is a three-time adoptive mom.  She has handled more than 600 adoptions. Hughes Law Center focuses on working with families and children in foster care as well as families wanting to do a stepparent adoption and with families desiring to do a private adoption. Some times clients have adopted adults.


Kellye is professionally involved in mentoring and seminar lecturing.  She has mentored and supervised young attorneys engaged in adoption.  Kellye frequently educates other attorneys and judges in the area of adoption.  She was honored by the State Bar of Texas who appointed Kellye to the State Bar Child Abuse and Neglect Committee.  Kellye was named Alumni of the Year when she was  honored by Texas Wesleyan University School of Law. 


Kellye is a former Tarrant County Assistant District Attorney and has been in private practice for 25 years handling adoptions, foster parent representation and CPS defense.


Kellye Hughes, an adoption lawyer , practicing throughout the State of Texas, including Fort Worth, Dallas, Arlington, Southlake and Grapevine.