These wacky episodes the legal system provides are proof that there's never a dull moment when it comes to law.
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As the holidays approach, Austin lawyer Hanz Wasserburger can look forward to more than just presents and parties. He'll also see premieres of TV movies that he helped to write.
234th District Judge Wesley Ward asked parties to come back Dec. 14 for a hearing on proposed judgment on a nearly $200 million verdict against Houston-based Andrews Kurth.
Houston-based ATP Oil & Gas Corporation (ATP O&G) and its subsidiary, ATP Infrastructure Partners, (ATP-IP) recently seized a chance to settle a civil environmental enforcement action brought against them by the federal government on the grounds of polluting the waters of the Gulf of Mexico.
The Tennessee Gas Pipeline Company, which is a subsidiary of the Houston-based Kinder Morgan, recently filed a certificate application with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) for its proposed $5 billion Northeast Energy Direct Project.
According to recent studies, the suicide rate in the lawyer population is six times the rate in the general population, and is the third leading cause of death among lawyers.
This list recognizes lawyers who have made their mark on the legal profession in the Lone Star State.