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Credence Resource Management claimed to have contacted woman to collect alleged debt without consent

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Sep 19, 2018

HOUSTON – A consumer alleges a debt collector has harassed her by calling on numerous occasions.

I.C. System alleged to have harassed Waller man with collection calls

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Sep 18, 2018

HOUSTON – A Waller consumer alleges he has been harassed with calls by a debt collector over an alleged debt he disputes.

DYKEMA GOSSETT PLLC: Dykema’s Jane Bockus to Receive 2018 Outstanding Lawyer Award From San Antonio Business Journal

By Press release submission | Sep 13, 2018

Dykema, a leading national law firm, is proud to announce that Jane Bockus was selected by the San Antonio Business Journal as one of only 12 attorneys to be named 2018 Outstanding Lawyers Awards recipients.

POLSINELLI LLP: Polsinelli Shareholder Leane K. Capps Selected Top 50 Women Lawyers Award Winner by Texas Diversity Council

By Press release submission | Sep 13, 2018

Leane K. Capps, a shareholder in Polsinelli’s Dallas office, has been selected as a Top 50 Women Lawyers Award winner by the Texas Diversity Council as part of the organization’s annual Legal Diversity Week honors.

BARNES & THORNBURG LLP: Six Barnes & Thornburg Attorneys named to Annual Texas Super Lawyers lists

By Press release submission | Sep 13, 2018

Six attorneys from Barnes & Thornburg’s Dallas office have been named to the 2018 Texas Super Lawyers and Texas Rising Stars lists.

FOLEY & LARDNER LLP: Thirty-Six Foley Gardere Lawyers Named to Texas Super Lawyers

By Press release submission | Sep 13, 2018

Foley Gardere is pleased to announce that 36 of its lawyers were named to the 2018 Texas Super Lawyers list – a distinction limited to just 5 percent of the state’s lawyers.

DYKEMA GOSSETT PLLC: 24 Dykema Attorneys Named to Texas Super Lawyers List

By Press release submission | Sep 13, 2018

Dykema, a leading national law firm, announced today that 24 of its attorneys from the firm’s four Texas offices—and from multiple practice areas—were named to the 2018 Texas Super Lawyers list by Texas Super Lawyers Magazine.

JONES DAY: Texas Super Lawyers names 25 from Jones Day, including three to "Top" lists

By Press release submission | Sep 13, 2018

The 2019 edition of Texas Super Lawyers honored 25 Jones Day lawyers and recognized Hilda C. Galvan, Brian M. Jorgensen, and Joseph M. Beauchamp across three of its different "Top" lists.

Consumer files suit against Direct Energy Services over telemarketing calls

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Sep 12, 2018

SHERMAN – A Lewisville resident alleges an energy company has called her 30 times to solicit its business since she asked that it stop calling her.

Woman alleges Allergan breast implant was defective

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Aug 31, 2018

BEAUMONT – A Jefferson County woman alleges her breast implant was defective, ruptured and caused her pain and additional surgery.

Tyson Foods worker claims employer refused to let her seek medical help after workplace accident

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Aug 25, 2018

MARSHALL — An employee is suing Tyson Foods Inc. after she allegedly lost her balance and fell face first on the floor at her workplace.

MCGUIRREWOODS LLP: Accomplished Employment Litigator Meghaan Madriz Joins McGuireWoods in Houston

By Press release submission | Aug 16, 2018

Meghaan Madriz, an accomplished employment litigator with deep experience representing employers in wage-and-hour matters, has joined McGuireWoods as a partner in the firm’s Houston office.

Remaining claims in Houston attorney’s suit over shove at the airport dropped

By David Yates | Aug 16, 2018

HOUSTON – Last year, a video showing a former United Airlines employee pushing a Houston attorney to the ground went viral. A lawsuit seeking more than $1 million in damages soon followed.

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Texas officials were 'in over their heads' when they struck deals with opioid lawyers

By Dan Fisher | Aug 16, 2018

When it hired outside lawyers to represent it in lawsuits against the opioid industry, Harris County agreed to pay a contingency fee of 35%, more than double the rate in Dallas County and equal to the highest in the state.

Woman claims identity was stolen and she does not owe alleged debt to Conn's

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Aug 15, 2018

SAN ANTONIO – A San Antonio consumer alleges a Beaumont-based retail home appliance store chain keeps calling her over an alleged debt she does not owe.

McGuireWoods’ Becky Diffen Honored Among Top Wind Industry Legal Pros

By David Yates | Aug 14, 2018

AUSTIN, Texas – McGuireWoods partner Becky Diffen was selected for A Word About Wind’s “Top 100 Legal Power List” honoring legal professionals whose work has influenced the global wind power market.

Consumer alleges Alltran Financial unlawfully threatened legal action

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Aug 14, 2018

HOUSTON – A Houston debt collector is alleged to have unlawfully threatened legal action against a consumer over an alleged debt she claims is in error.

Accomplished employment litigator Meghaan Madriz joins McGuireWoods in Houston

By David Yates | Aug 13, 2018

HOUSTON – Meghaan Madriz, an accomplished employment litigator with deep experience representing employers in wage-and-hour matters, has joined McGuireWoods as a partner in the firm’s Houston office. She is certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization in labor and employment law.

Google’s request to move patent infringement suit to California denied

By Daniel Beauregard | Aug 13, 2018

MARSHALL – A Texas judge has denied Google’s request to dismiss or move a current case over allegations of patent infringement by a Marshall company to another district.

MCGUIRREWOODS LLP: Texas Diversity Council Honors McGuireWoods’ Melissa Hensley With Top Women Lawyers Award

By Press release submission | Aug 11, 2018

Melissa Hensley, senior counsel in McGuireWoods’ Dallas office, was selected for a Texas Diversity Council Top 50 Women Lawyers Award honoring accomplished women lawyers, judges, executives and other leaders in the law profession.

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