Back in the 1990s, our state legislature revised the rules regarding government agencies hiring outside lawyers. That was after the conviction of former Texas Attorney General Dan Morales for illegally attempting to divert $500 million in tobacco-litigation contingency fees to a friend.
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Curtailing attorney solicitation of local governments, Texas House members hear testimony on HB 2826
AUSTIN – There’s a growing trend in Texas – attorneys recruiting local governments to pursue litigation, one expert recently told members of the Texas House of Representatives.
Jurisdiction plea granted in Brian ‘Strong Arm’ Loncar estate case, widow accuses Dallas County judge of helping to hide $1.5M from her
DALLAS – The Texas lawyer once known as “The Strong Arm” allegedly also had sneaky fingers, according to his widow, who claims Brian Loncar hid millions from her with the help of his staff and other attorneys, one of whom is sitting Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins.