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Vicki Smith Ganske


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Senior Assistant City Attorney
Real Estate & City Facilities

Vicki Ganske joined the City Attorney’s Office in January 2004. Her responsibilities include legal matters related to grant funds from the United States Department of Housing & Urban Development administered by the Housing & Economic Development Department pertaining to housing and public services. She advises the Fort Worth Housing Finance Corporation, Community Development Council and Fort Worth Advisory Commission on Ending Homelessness. She also advises other city departments on real estate matters including title issues and liens.


  • Mortgage Bankers Association, School of Mortgage Banking I (1988)
  • J.D. – Texas Tech University School of Law (1977)
  • Teacher’s Certificate – University of Guam (1974)
  • B.A. (Speech) – Texas Tech University (1969)

Affiliations & Activities

  • Admitted to Practice:
    • Texas
    • United States District Court, Northern District of Texas
  • State Bar of Texas (1977 – Present)
  • State Bar of Florida (1977 – 1979)
  • Texas Board of Legal Specialization – Board Certified, Residential Real Estate Law (Since 1985)

Publications & Presentations

  • Author, Residential Loan Origination: State Disclosures & Regulations, SLIS 1994
  • Speaker on topics related to mortgage loan origination and servicing, and land title issues including probate

Prior Experience

Prior to joining the City Attorney’s Office, Vicki Ganske’s experience included the following:

  • Hunter and Associates, of Counsel, 1992-2004
  • Foster Mortgage Corporation, Vice President and Corporate Counsel, 1987-1992
  • Sole Practitioner, 1982-1987
  • Tandy Corporation, Staff Attorney, 1980-1982
  • Briefing Attorney, Court of Civil Appeals, 1978-1980


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Fort Worth, TX 76102



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