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How Law Firms Can Comply With HIPAA

By Raymond L. Panneton |

The broadened definition allows for HHS to hold law firms directly liable for HIPAA violations.

Patrick C. Oxford, firm chairman, Bracewell & Guiliani, Houston

Big D and the RNC: As Dallas Battles Cleveland for the 2016 Republican Convention, Bracewell & Giuliani Is on the City's Side—for Free

By Miriam Rozen |

Pat Oxford said no one's paying Bracewell lawyers yet because "Dallas has not completed the formation [or incorporation] of a host committee."

Will Obamacare Usher in the Next Era of Tort Reform?

By Jacquelyn v. Clark |

Standard loss allocation principles, including those relating to the mitigation of damages, may have made Obamacare a game changer when future medical expenses are presented to a jury.

Justice Nora Longoria of the Thirteenth Court of Appeals (booking mugshot)

Thirteenth Court of Appeals Justice Nora Longoria Charged With DWI

By Angela Morris |

"Ms. Longoria begin to cry as she stated, 'You are going to ruin my life. I worked hard for 25 years to be where I'm at today.' Ms. Longoria advised she was a judge," said an offense report by Officer R. Garza.

Law Firm Files Defamation Lawsuit Over Ex-Client's Yelp Review

By Angela Morris |

But Joseph A. Browning said everything he wrote in the post is true.

Justice Nora Longoria of the Thirteenth Court of Appeals (booking mugshot)

Thirteenth Court of Appeals Justice Nora Longoria Charged With DWI

By Angela Morris |

"Ms. Longoria begin to cry as she stated, 'You are going to ruin my life. I worked hard for 25 years to be where I'm at today.' Ms. Longoria advised she was a judge," said an offense report by Officer R. Garza.

Firm Sues Former Partner Over $1.4 Million Trustee Fee Earned in Dreier Bankruptcy

By John Council |

"Diamond McCarthy files the instant petition against its former nonequity partner with considerable regret and only after potential avenues of compromise reached an impasse."

Judith Levy, introducing her family during her confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee to be United States District Judge for the Eastern District of Michigan.

Obama's Historic Role in Nominating Gay Judges

By Todd Ruger, John Council and John Pacenti |

Robert Pitman's uncontroversial selection—Cornyn called Pitman's sexuality "irrelevant"—was Obama's 11th nomination of an openly gay or lesbian lawyer to a federal district judgeship.

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Lawyer, Law Firm Deny Allegations in Ex-Client's $2.64 Million Lawsuit Over Postnup

By Angela Morris |

The plaintiff holds his former lawyer "in high regard. It is unfortunate that these issues have arisen. The firm has been responsive to his concerns and we are working towards an amicable resolution," wrote Robert P. Wilson, who represents the plaintiff.

Jail mugshot of Judson V. Sutherland, a partner in Austin's Hajjar Sutherland & Peters

Partner Arrested for Prostitution After Alleged $60-for-Sex Agreement

By Angela Morris |

"We stand by him with knowledge that once the legal process has run its course and we have defended him, Judson will be able to hold his head high," defense attorney Stephen Toland said of his client, Judson Sutherland.