Check out the first office of the Hilliard Law Firm: Bob Hilliard, HMG founding partner, prepared for his first ever jury trial in this historic building located in Newton, Texas. Today, HMG associate John Duff had an opportunity to visit the landmark spot after his hearing in Newton.

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This home has hosted several leading Newton County businesses. This house was constructed in 1912 by Turpentine Producer L.M. Autrey. In 1918 he sold it to the N.A. Dawson, a local road contractor. From 1923 – 1979 it was the home of local lumber man and civic leader, Thomas Williams. The home has a Texas Medalllion and was built in 1912 of long leaf pine. It was molded after the Malbis Plantation near Mobile, Alabama. The lovely home features the classical and victorian style.

Texas official historical medallion


This grand historic home is located in the charming East Texas town of Newton. Resting on 1.16 acres near downtown Newton, the home has 6 bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms, and multiple living areas. There are 4 fireplaces throughout the home. Downstairs you will find 12 foot ceilings, a front parlor, formal dining, living room, kitchen, 3 bedrooms, and 1.5 bathrooms. Upstairs there are 3 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, and a very large library. The HMG Law Firm is happy to have come from such a historical building.

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