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How Is Hitting a Cow in the Road Med Mal?

By John Council |

Philip Russ filed a motion to dismiss for the most Texas of reasons: Plaintiff hit cattle in the road; his defendant cattle-owning client is a retired doctor; therefore the case is a health care liability claim.

Dallas Solo Sues Greenberg Traurig

By John Council |

Bob Holmes alleges Greenberg Traurig and its clients cost him up to $1 million in damages over a venue dispute.

Texas Governor Rick Perry

Gov. Perry Leaves Lasting Mark on Texas Judiciary

By Angela Morris |

"He would say often that it's the legislature that should take the lead in making public policy and the courts should play a limited although important role in enforcing the rule of law," said former Texas Supreme Court Chief Justice Wallace Jefferson.

Prospective Client Sues Baker Botts, Alleges Confidential Email Sent to His Employer

By Brenda Sapino Jeffreys |

A former Texas state employee filed a negligence suit against Baker Botts, alleging that the firm sent a confidential email to his employer after he contacted the firm about a potential whistleblower claim.

Murray Fogler, partner, Fogler, Brar, Ford, O’Neil & Gray in Houston

Murray Fogler Leaves Beck Redden to Open Firm

By Brenda Sapino Jeffreys |

Houston litigator Murray Fogler and four associates leave Beck Redden to open commercial litigation firm in Houston.

Jerry K. Clements, partner and chair in the Austin and Dallas offices of Locke Lord

Leading Locke Lord: Texas Lawyer Shadows Locke Lord's Chair on First Day Post-Merger

By Brenda Sapino Jeffreys |

Texas Lawyer senior reporter Brenda Sapino Jeffreys gained exclusive access to spend the day with Locke Lord chair Jerry Clements on her first day after the merger with Edwards Wildman Palmer was completed.

U.S. Supreme Court Deals Blow to 'Cybor'

By John Council |

In a major patent infringement decision, the U.S. Supreme Court has reined in the Federal Circuit from overturning crucial claims construction decisions made by trial courts that involve factual determinations.

Government Witness in Judge Bribery Case Murdered

By Angela Morris |

"They are going to have to change how they are going to approach the case or try the case," said Jay Norton, who represents former judge Angus McGinty. "It will make it a little more interesting."

Solo Heads to Prison Over Failure to Pay Taxes

By John Council |

Failure to file an income tax return gets a Beaumont lawyer one year in a federal detention facility.

President Lyndon B. Johnson; Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King; Jr.

7 Techniques for Persuading Like MLK Jr.

By Michael P. Maslanka |

Martin Luther King Jr. was a master persuader. How did he do it? Here are seven of his techniques.