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University of Houston Law Center announces jurists in residence program

Dawn Geske Oct. 24, 2016, 3:38pm

HOUSTON – The University of Houston Law Center is again offering its Judge Ruby Kless Sondock Jurists in Residence Program for the 2016-2017 school year and has announced its lineup of jurists for the program.

Plaintiff In malpractice suit against Baker Botts files for rehearing

Dawn Geske Oct. 18, 2016, 11:58am

A wireless and business technology company has filed for a rehearing in a $41 million malpractice suit against the law firm that represented them in a patent case.

McDonald Hopkins adds 4 attorneys to membership

Dawn Geske Oct. 17, 2016, 4:42pm

CLEVELAND – McDonald Hopkins LLC has elected four attorneys to membership at its law firm.

Brent Coon & Associates named Best Law Firm for 2016 by U.S. News & World Report

Dawn Geske Oct. 13, 2016, 11:38am

BEAUMONT – National law firm Brent Coon & Associates has been named as a Best Law Firm of 2016 by U.S. News & World Report.

Texas Package Stores Association intervenes in case with Wal-Mart to sell liquor

Dawn Geske Oct. 6, 2016, 4:04pm

AUSTIN – A ruling has been made allowing the intervention by a liquor store association in the case Wal-Mart filed regarding its right to sell liquor in Texas.

Election protection coalition seeks to preserve voter rights In Texas

Dawn Geske Oct. 6, 2016, 4:02pm

AUSTIN – A coalition led by the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law is preparing for the November election by protecting voters’ rights in Texas and across the country.

Texas settles with California app developer over collecting children’s personal data

Dawn Geske Oct. 6, 2016, 12:38pm

AUSTIN – The Texas attorney general’s office has settled with a California app developer by having them agree to not collect and save personal information of children under 13 when they download its app.

Texas attorney general intervenes In Homestead Exemption case against Texas school districts

Dawn Geske Sep. 21, 2016, 3:02pm

AUSTIN – Attorney General Ken Paxton has intervened in a case involving property tax that he alleges violates the Texas Constitution and state law.

Patent infringement case against AT&T, Microsoft dismissed

Dawn Geske Sep. 16, 2016, 9:14am

DALLAS – Attorney fees have been awarded to AT&T Inc. and Microsoft Corp. in an infringement case that claimed the two companies copied several software patents.

Five face sanctions in case that used court as a 'bargaining chip'

Dawn Geske Aug. 26, 2016, 9:34am

FORT SMITH, Ark. – Five lawyers were handed sanctions under a ruling by a judge in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Arkansas - Fort Smith Division over moving a class-action suit to a more favorable location so that would impose greater payment to the lawyers.

Two suits filed against law firm Greenberg Traurig relating to Brown Medical Center, surgeon

Dawn Geske Aug. 19, 2016, 9:06am

HOUSTON – A prominent national law firm is in lawsuit with a former medical center client over attorney fees that the plaintiff alleges have been paid.

13 attorneys honored at Provost Umphrey as Best Lawyers In America

Dawn Geske Aug. 19, 2016, 9:05am

A number of lawyers from a Beaumont, Texas-based law firm were named The Best Lawyers In America.

Texas legislative session for Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association to focus on water

Dawn Geske Aug. 17, 2016, 1:42pm

AUSTIN – Water is expected to become a major focus at the upcoming 85th Texas legislative session for the Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association (TSCRA).

Timing of Watts case referral fee to former mayor Castro questioned

Dawn Geske Aug. 9, 2016, 3:25pm

SAN ANTONIO – A reportedly seven-figure referral fee from well-known San Antonio attorney to the former mayor is being questioned.

Companies accused of deceiving consumers with media subscriptions must pay $424,000

Dawn Geske Aug. 8, 2016, 4:22pm

AUSTIN – A $424,000 judgment has been handed down in an alleged deceptive magazine and newspaper subscription practice case.

Lawsuit blames Texas' at-large districts for lack of Latino judges

Dawn Geske Aug. 7, 2016, 11:57pm

AUSTIN – A lawsuit has been filed against the state's governor and secretary of state regarding the alleged denial of equal opportunity for Latino voters in electing judges of their race.

Texas lawyer defending himself against claims he stole victims' identities in Deepwater Horizon claims

Dawn Geske Aug. 7, 2016, 11:43pm

SAN ANTONIO – The trial for a well-known Texas lawyer accused of falsifying claims against BP in the Deepwater Horizon oil spill is currently underway in Mississippi.

Police Protection Act proposed by Abbott to reduce crimes against police officers

Dawn Geske Jul. 26, 2016, 12:50pm

A new Texas law has been proposed to crackdown on crimes against police officers.

Georgetown Rail Equipment wins additional $1M in patent infringement suit

Dawn Geske Jul. 11, 2016, 10:36am

TYLER – An additional $1 million recently was awarded to Georgetown Rail Equipment Co. (GREX) as part of the verdict in a lawsuit filed against its rail engineering rival for a patent infringement.

Houston College of Law under fire over new name

Dawn Geske Jul. 6, 2016, 2:22pm

A lawsuit was filed by a neighboring university regarding the name change of Houston College of Law from the former South Texas College of Law.