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Strasburger & Price opens Beaumont office, adds two admiralty and maritime law attorneys

DALLAS – On May 2, Strasburger & Price LLP, a Texas law firm, announced the opening of a new office in Beaumont and the addition of two attorneys.

College student alleges unjust dismissal from Texas A&M

HOUSTON--A college student from Houston is suing Texas A&M, alleging unjust dismissal from the university.

Cornyn to chair Senate committee hearings on judicial nominations

U.S. Sen. John Cornyn (R-Texas) will preside over hearings Wednesday to consider judges to fill vacancies in Texas courts.

La. U.S. Senate race: Cassidy criticizes Landrieu for aiding keg stand

BATON ROUGE – A widely circulated photo of Democratic U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu assisting a Louisiana State University fan with a keg stand has prompted her chief rival to openly criticize her.

Three judges nominated for US Courts in Texas

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The White House announced last week that President Barack Obama has nominated three judges to fill vacancies in Texas federal courts.

Personnel File: SettlePou hires six new attorneys for Dallas office

DALLAS – Six young lawyers have joined the Dallas-based law firm of SettlePou as associates.

LSU law chancellor will pick judges for oil spill fund appeals

NEW ORLEANS (Legal Newsline) - Kenneth Feinberg has appointed Louisiana State University law professor Jack Weiss to pick a group of judges who will hear "limited appeals" on claims denied by the Gulf Coast Claims Facility.

Texas sues feds over offshore drilling ban

HOUSTON (Legal Newsline) - Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott sued President Barack Obama's administration on Wednesday over its new deepwater offshore drilling moratorium.

Republican Huffman wins District 17 Senate seat

Joan Huffman (R) In a runoff election Dec. 16, Republican Joan Huffman successfully won the seat to represent District 17 in the Texas Senate. The district includes portions of Jefferson, Harris, Brazoria, Fort Bend and Galveston counties.

Run off for District 17 Senate seat to be held Tuesday

Joan Huffman (R) Voters in six Southeast Texas counties shouldn't put their voter registration cards away just yet, as who will represent them in Austin in the state Senate has still not been decided.

Early voting begins for District 17 runoff between Bell, Huffman

If the election were up to Jefferson County voters alone, Democrat Chris Bell would already be the new state senator for District 17.

Runoff for District 17 set for December

Huffman AUSTIN � Gov. Rick Perry today announced a special runoff election to fill the vacancy in Texas Senate District 17 will be held Dec. 16.

Slip and fall at H.E.B. leads to suit

H.E.B. on East Lucas Not wasting anytime, Daniel Lee Jones filed a personal injury lawsuit against H.E.B. Grocery Co. three weeks after he slipped and fell at the East Lucas store.