Misty Hataway-Coné

Top rated Appellate attorney in Houston, Texas

Misty Hataway-Coné

Practice Areas: Appellate, Civil Litigation, Insurance Coverage; view more

Licensed in Texas since: 2001

Education: South Texas College of Law Houston

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2016 - 2024 Selected to Rising Stars: 2009 - 2016


1005 Heights Blvd
Houston, TX 77008 Visit website


Attorney Misty Hataway-Coné is the founder and owner of Coné PLLC in Houston, Texas. A top-rated trial lawyer with nearly twenty years of legal experience, Ms. Hataway-Coné provides exceptional counsel and support to clients throughout the greater Houston metro and surrounding counties who have legal needs involving any of the following:

·       Civil and business litigation

·       Mass tort litigation

·       Products liability litigation

·       Admiralty litigation

·       First- and third-party insurance litigation

·       Personal injury claims

·       Public law matters

·       Appeals

Over the course of her legal career, Ms. Hataway-Coné has successfully represented the rights and interests of a variety of clients across her region in state and federal courts. At the same time, she has achieved remarkable success arguing appeals on behalf of her clients before various intermediate, state and federal courts of appeal. She has represented both plaintiff and defendant clients alike, and she has secured a long record of favorable outcomes for those she has served.

Honored for her impeccable professionalism and superior client service, Ms. Hataway-Coné has earned perennial Top Lawyer designations from H Magazine along with outstanding young lawyer awards from Law & Politics Magazine. She has also received many other top rankings and endorsements from her peers as well as Superb client ratings on Avvo.

A 1998 graduate of Texas A&M University, Ms. Hataway-Coné attended South Texas College of Law, where she obtained her Juris Doctor in 2001. She is admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas and the Texas Supreme Court as well as before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit and the U.S. Supreme Court.

A leader in her legal community, Ms. Hataway-Coné is a fellow with the Texas Bar Foundation, and she has written extensively and conducted lectures and continuing legal education seminars across her region on a variety of legal topics. She is also an active member of the Houston Bar Association and the State Bar of Texas as well as the U.S. Supreme Court Bar.

Practice areas

Appellate, Civil Litigation: Plaintiff, Insurance Coverage

Focus areas


  • 50% Appellate
  • 30% Civil Litigation: Plaintiff
  • 20% Insurance Coverage

First Admitted: 2001, Texas

Professional Webpage: http://conepllc.com/misty-hataway-con

Pro bono/Community Service:
  • The Houston A&M Club, Member
  • Texas A&M 12th Man Foundation, Member
  • South Texas College of Law Alumni Association
  • Deer Park Rotary Club, Member
  • Texas A&M Former Student Association, Century Club Member
  • Volunteer Committee Member, Cub Scout Pack 268
  • Houston READ Commission, Volunteer
  • Texas Bar Foundation, Fellow
  • Houston Bar Association, Campaign for the Homeless Committee
  • The Houston Reveille Club, Member
  • Regular contributor to Smile Train, a charity organization for providing cleft palate surgery to those in need.
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Bar Association of the Fifth Federal Circuit, Member
  • Houston Bar Association
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit
  • Houston Bar Association, Appellate Section, Member
  • State Bar of Texas, Women in Law Section
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
  • Houston Bar Association, Speakers Bureau Committee
  • State Bar of Texas, Insurance Law and Appellate Law Sections
  • State Courts of Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas
Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • Presenter, Networking in the Social Media Age: Do's, Don't's and Do I Have To?, South Texas College of Law, March 2016
  • Co-Author/Presenter, Labor and Employment Issues in Education, TASB Convention, 2003
  • Co-Author, State Created Danger Doctrine, published by the Defense Research Institute, 2002
  • Co-Author, The New Litigator's Guide to Trial Practice: Lessons From Seasoned Litigators, National Business Institute, 2008
  • Co-Author, The New Litigator's Guide to Trial Practice: Courtroom Ethics, National Business Institute, 2008
Educational Background:
  • Texas A&M University, B.A., 1998
  • Dean's List, South Texas College of Law, 1999
  • Houston's Top Lawyers, H Texas Magazine, 2014
  • Houston's Top Lawyers, H Texas Magazine, 2015
  • South Texas Law Review, Assistant Managing Editor, 2001
  • Houston's Top Lawyers, H Texas Magazine, 2012
  • Eight-time selection to the list of Thomson Reuters' "Texas Rising Stars" as published inTexas Monthly and Texas Super Lawyers (Rising Stars Edition) magazines, 2009 to 2017
  • Houston's Top Lawyers, H Texas Magazine, 2016
  • South Texas College of Law, Law Review, 1999 - 2001
  • Houston's Top Lawyers, H Texas Magazine, 2013
  • Selected to "Top Lawyers in Houston" by Houstonia Magazine, 2015
  • National Champion, University of Wisconsin Constitutional Law Moot Court, Oralist & Best Brief
  • South Texas College of Law Board of Advocates, Varsity Advocate, 2000 - 2001

Office location for Misty Hataway-Coné

1005 Heights Blvd
Houston, TX 77008

Phone: 713-955-1893


9 Years Super Lawyers
8 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2016 - 2024
  • Rising Stars: 2009 - 2016

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