Don't mess with Texas women lawyers. That's the takeaway from a long list of accomplishments racked up by this group of outstanding female attorneys.
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A new law that goes into effect on Sept. 1 requires criminal defense lawyers who accept indigent defense appointments to report the percentage of time that they spend on adult criminal cases and juvenile delinquency cases.
"We are embarking on an evaluation to see how those rules are going and whether any tweaks are necessary," said David Slayton, executive director of the Texas Judicial Council, at the council's Aug. 22 meeting.
- CARDIAC PERFUSION SERVICES, INC. AND MICHAEL JOUBRAN, PETITIONERS, v. RANDALL HUGHES, RESPONDENT
- MARCIA FULLER FRENCH, ET AL., PETITIONERS, v. OCCIDENTAL PERMIAN LTD., RESPONDENT
- UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, Plaintiff-Appellee, v. JUAN CARLOS RAMOS-DELGADO, Defendant-Appellant.
- RASHEED AL RUSHAID; AL RUSHAID PETROLEUM INVESTMENT CORPORATION; AL RUSHAID PARKER DRILLING, LIMITED, Plaintiffs-Appellees, v. NATIONAL OILWELL VARCO, INCORPORATED; NATIONAL OILWELL VARCO, L.P.; NOW OILFIELD SERVICES, INCORPORATED; NATIONAL OILWELL VARCO NORWAY; GRANT PRIDECO, L.P.; GRANT PRIDECO HOLDINGS, L.L.C.; NATIONAL OILWELL NORWAY, A.S.; NOW OILFIELD SERVICES, L.L.C., Defendants-Appellants.
Each year, Texas Lawyer tracks financial trends in the state's legal industry through its Salary & Billing Survey. The resulting report compiles information provided by firms about employees' salaries, billing rates and billable hours.
Spurred by strength in energy deals and financings, seven Texas firms made the charts in "Corporate Scorecard 2014," The American Lawyer's rankings of the nation's top dealmakers in 2013.