Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has appointed former district judge Faith Johnson as Dallas County's new district attorney, replacing Susan Hawk, who resigned from office in September after a long battle with mental illness.
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- Walter Fisk v. The State of Texas, 04-15-00667-CR (4th COA. 11/16/2016)
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- Richard Rene Rivera v. The State of Texas, 01-14-00957-CR (TexApp Dist 11/17/2016)
A Houston firm now elects sharerholders twice a year to benefit associates who took the bar exam in February.
In a recent survey conducted across ALM’s legal news websites for about three days, 170 respondents out of more than 200 said they would work longer or stay the course to stave off investment pinches.