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5 GoransonBain family law attorneys named to 2016 Rising Stars list

By Katie Rucke | May 2, 2016

Five divorce attorneys from the family law offices of GoransonBain have been included on the 2016 Rising Stars list compiled by Super Lawyers.

Obama's immigration policy a violation of Constitution, Paxton's office tells SCOTUS

By Katie Rucke | Apr 20, 2016

The Texas Attorney General’s Office presented its case for why an injunction should remain in effect against the Obama Administration’s executive action on immigration before the U.S. Supreme Court Monday.

Baseball-sized hail slams north Texas

By Katie Rucke | Apr 20, 2016

Baseball-sized hail demolished cars and homes across North Texas last week, while damaging winds blew roofs off of homes.

Judge dismisses claim in sports marketing lawsuit over Dallas Cowboys’ Dez Bryant

By Katie Rucke | Mar 28, 2016

Whether Jay Z’s sports marketing firm Roc Nation poached Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant from another sports marketing firm is now the sole issue in a year-old civil suit following a Texas judge’s decision to dismiss another claim in the case last week.

VENUE Act aims to lessen ease of filing patent lawsuits in Eastern District of Texas

By Katie Rucke | Mar 28, 2016

A recently proposed bill in the U.S. Senate may be the key to curbing the rampant patent lawsuit abuse in the plaintiff-friendly Eastern District of Texas jurisdiction.

Investment firm linked to AG Paxton's indictment fined nearly $100K

By Katie Rucke | Mar 28, 2016

A McKinney, Texas-based investment firm named in a felony indictment against Attorney General Ken Paxton was issued a $90,000 fine for fraud and plagiarism by the Texas State Securities Board on March 18.

Southeast Texans return to communities following record floods

By Katie Rucke | Mar 23, 2016

Communities in southeast Texas are returning to assess damage to their homes and businesses this week following heavy rainfall and subsequent flooding of major rivers including the Sabine, Neches and Trinity Rivers.

Judge denies liquor seller’s motion to intervene in Wal-Mart’s Texas liquor permit suit

By Katie Rucke | Mar 23, 2016

HOUSTON—A federal judge denied a motion by Gabriel Investment Group to intervene in Wal-Mart’s suit against the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission.

California finds friend in Texas in push for tort reform

By Katie Rucke | Mar 23, 2016

AUSTIN—California state legislators and lawsuit reform supporters marched in front of the State Capitol Building last week advocating for changes to the criminal justice system’s rules regarding lawsuits.

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