Hudson Henley was born in the San Francisco Bay area on a Naval base, the son of a Navy officer. He was relocated to the Dallas area as a three-year-old child. Texas has been his home since that time. Hudson graduated with a degree in Political Science in 1988 from the University of North Texas. From UNT, he enrolled at the University of Texas School of Law and graduated with honors in 1991. Hudson worked in Austin upon graduating and eventually started a law firm with a classmate that lasted several years before he went independent.
At age 29, Hudson Henley already had 25 employees and a successful law practice focusing on civil litigation, mostly personal injury cases. Over the last several years, he has become more focused on real estate law. Hudson is an active real estate investor who understands the needs of property investors and lenders from personal experience.