Tricia Hise, Hotard & Hise, Attorneys at Law, is a 1999 graduate of the University of Georgia with a Bachelor of Arts degree. Mrs. Hise obtained her Juris Doctorate degree in 2004 from Southwestern University School of Law in Los Angeles, California where she served as the Chair of the Board of Governors for the Trial Advocacy Honors Program.
Mrs. Hise's experience spans from the state, appellate, and Georgia Supreme Court levels to the Federal Courts as well. Admitted to the State Bar of Georgia in 2005, Mrs. Hise began her legal career as a Judicial Law Clerk, moved into the trial sector, and maintains a great amount of trial court experience. In 2009, attorney Tricia L. Hise tried a three-day civil jury trial, representing a whistle blower victim, which resulted in the largest verdict ever in the Mountain Judicial Circuit, totaling $35.8 million. In December 2014, Mrs. Hise was inducted into the Fulton Daily Report's Georgia Verdicts Hall of Fame for her verdict in the Melinda McCoy v. Creative Consulting, et al. Matter.