Dornan, Troia, Howard, Breitkruetz & Conway PC, LLO
1403 Farnam Street, Suite 232
Omaha, NE 68102
(402) 884-7044 www.dltlawyers.com
Mallory N. Hughes
Mallory graduated law school from the University of Denver Sturm College of Law in 2010, and has been practicing with the Dornan Law Team since June of 2011. Mallory continues to maintain her license to practice law in Colorado. Mallory vigorously defends her clients in criminal cases ranging from misdemeanors to felony sex assaults and homicides, Title IX cases at universities where students are alleged to have engaged in sexual or violent misconduct, juvenile cases wherein she defends parents alleged to have neglected or abused their children, and minors alleged to have committed crimes. Mallory has been successful in several major felony dismissals and not guilty jury verdicts. See details in some of her representative cases, below.
January 3, 2020: ?Not Guilty verdict following bench trial on one count of Domestic Violence (Disorderly Conduct)
October 28, 2019: Original charge of Felony 3rd-Degree Sex Assault on a Child reduced to Misdemeanor Assault (no sex offender registration) and Misdemeanor Child Abuse (no sex offender registration); Client sentenced to Probation.
September 10, 2019: Original charge of Felony 1st-Degree Sex Assault reduced to Misdemeanor Assault (no sex offender registration); Client sentenced to Probation.
June 7, 2019: Not Guilty Verdict following 2-day bench trial on one count of Felony Sex Assault of a Child in the Third Degree
February 15, 2019: Not Guilty Verdict following 4-day jury trial on one count of Felony Sex Assault in the First Degree
December 12, 2018: Not Guilty Verdict following 3-day jury trial on one count of Third Degree Sexual Assault
September 4, 2018: Dismissal of First Degree Murder Charge
April 26, 2018: Not Guilty Verdict following 4-day jury trial on one count of Felony Third Degree Sexual Assault of a Child
December 19, 2017: Not Guilty Verdict on all counts following 4-day jury trial on one count of Felony First Degree Sexual Assault of a Child, one count of Pandering and one count of Contributing to the Delinquency of a Minor
September 22, 2017: Dismissal of First Degree Sex Assault Charge against Creighton Basketball star Maurice Watson, Jr.
August 9, 2017: Dismissal of Accessory to Homicide.
December 19, 2016: Dismissal of Protection Order filed against client following 1-day evidentiary hearing
May 12, 2014: Not Guilty Verdict following bench trial on one count of Misdemeanor Child Abuse, one count of Misdemeanor Assault, and one count of Failure to Appear
March 12, 2014: Not Guilty Verdict on all counts following 3-day jury trial on drive-by shooting charge (one county Discharge Firearm Near Vehicle, one count Use of a Deadly Weapon to Commit a Felony, one county Possession of Firearm by Prohibited Person, and Habitual Criminal)
October 24, 2013: Dismissal of Felony Possession with Intent to Distribute 10+ pounds of Marijuana, following Court’s Order sustaining Motion to Suppress Evidence after hearing on the same.
August 2, 2013: Not Guilty Verdict following 3-day jury trial on one count of Felony Assault by Strangulation
Colorado State Court, 2010
Nebraska State Court, 2011
Nebraska Federal Court, 2011
Awards, Memberships & Speaking Engagements
2019: Member of Nebraska Criminal Defense Attorneys Association Board of Directors
June 27, 2018: Selected to Super Lawyers 2018 Great Plains Rising Star List - Honor limited to 2.5% of attorneys within Nebraska
March 9, 2018: Nebraska Criminal Defense Attorneys Association Sexual Assault Seminar- 1-hour presentation regarding use of expert witnesses and social media in sex assault cases
January 17, 2018: Omaha Legal Professionals Association, “Organizing a Case File”
2018 “10 Best Attorneys- Nebraska” -American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys
2017 “Top 40 Under 40” Criminal Defense Lawyers
2011- Present - Omaha Bar Association
Young Lawyers Division Outreach/Communications Committee Member 2013-2014
Omaha Bar Association- Newsletter Committee Member 2013-2014
Education Chair of Omaha Bar Association Young Lawyers Division
Areas of Practice
Title IX Investigations (sexual or other alleged misconduct by universities)
Juvenile Law (parents in neglect/abuse cases; minors in delinquency cases)