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There are days when things proceed with the same dreary predictable pace in the legal world. Mundane pleadings are filed, arguments made dozens if not hundreds of times before are recited as if by rote, and a judge processes the … Read More
GALVESTON – A local attorney claims a client owes an outstanding debt to him and has filed suit against her, recent court documents say. A lawsuit filed March 22 in Galveston County District Court asserts that Texas City resident Judy … Read More
A Texas lawyer and lawmaker has been charged with participating in an ambulance-chasing scheme with at least seven other attorneys. State Rep. Ron Reynolds, D-Missouri City, was charged with barratry on March 25 in Montgomery County on allegations he and … Read More
Southeast Texas Record columnist John G. Browning has been named the winner of the Texas Bar Foundation’s 2013 Dan Rugeley Price Memorial Award. The award is presented annually to a recipient who “exemplifies the qualities of an accomplished legal writer … Read More
Following a recent government investigation into how he got his spot on the Plaintiffs Steering Committee, Texas attorney Mikal Watts abruptly resigned from his role in the middle of the BP oil spill trial. As the Southeast Texas Record recently … Read More
Sometimes, it seems as though the cases that move through the criminal and the civil sides of the legal system run from the sublime to the ridiculous. As strange as a lawsuit or a criminal charge may sound, I can … Read More
In February 2013—African-American Heritage Month—it’s easy to grow complacent about the strides made by blacks in the legal profession. After all, the president of the United States is African-American and a former president of the Harvard Law Review. The U.S. Attorney … Read More
MIAMI – An apparent plan by the lobbying group for the nation’s trial lawyers to identify potential federal judicial nominees is drawing the attention of others. During its annual winter meeting earlier this month in Miami, the American Association for … Read More
There are many problems with legal education, ranging from its costs to its lack of emphasis on the practical skills a school’s graduates will need in the real world to the comparative lack of transparency of many law schools’ placement … Read More
Not long ago, while “talking shop” with several other lawyers, the conversation turned to a colleague’s rather unusual, even foolhardy, strategic choices about how to proceed in a case. One of the other attorneys proclaimed our colleague’s plan as “downright … Read More