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Travis County DA Rosemary Lehmberg

Solo Who Sued to Remove D.A. Rosemary Lehmberg Files Complaint With Texas Ethics Commission

By Angela Morris |

Office holders must report expenditures when they are "incurred," not when they are paid, explained Austin election-law solo Ed Shack, who consulted with D.A. Rosemary Lehmberg on her report. "That's a common misunderstanding," he said.

Texas Governor Rick Perry

In Context: Gov. Rick Perry's Indictment

The following timeline details the events that unfolded in Texas courts following Travis County D.A. Rosemary Lehmberg's drunk driving conviction in April 2013 through Gov. Rick Perry's booking Aug. 19.

Texas Governor Rick Perry

Special Prosecutor Speaks After Grand Jury Indicts Gov. Rick Perry

By Angela Morris |

At issue: Perry's actions regarding funding for the Travis County District Attorney's Public Integrity Unit in the wake of Travis County D.A. Rosemary Lehmberg's drunk driving conviction.

Travis County DA Rosemary Lehmberg

Solo Who Sued to Remove D.A. Rosemary Lehmberg Files Complaint With Texas Ethics Commission

By Angela Morris |

Office holders must report expenditures when they are "incurred," not when they are paid, explained Austin election-law solo Ed Shack, who consulted with D.A. Rosemary Lehmberg on her report. "That's a common misunderstanding," he said.

Texas Governor Rick Perry

Rick Perry Assembles High-Profile Legal Team

By Angela Morris |

"Gov. Perry will fight this indictment 100 percent, and at the end of the day, he will prevail, because he's on the side of the rule of law. The governor acted lawfully and properly exercised his power under the law," said Tony Buzbee, of the Buzbee Law Firm in Houston.

Texas Governor Rick Perry

Attorneys: Prosecutors Have Uphill Battle in Convicting Rick Perry

By Angela Morris |

Texas Gov. Rick Perry blasted a grand jury indictment as politically motivated, as attorneys not associated with the case said prosecutors might have a tough time getting a conviction.

Paying the Price of E-Filing: E-Filing Mandate Spurs Spending on Tech Upgrades-and Paper

By Angela Morris |

The costs for counties to implement the e-filing mandate are far outpacing their efforts to recoup their costs through a $2 per-transaction e-filing fee, which means that lawyers might have to pay the fee for quite some time.

BP Oil Spill Litigation: How Much Has BP Paid Plaintiffs Lawyers So Far?

By Miriam Rozen |

The BP oil spill litigation remains far from resolved and final, and the same remains true of the plaintiffs' lawyers' fees, despite earlier expectations for a $600 million payday.

Mike, Mary Jo McCurley Leave Firm They Founded to Start New Firm

By John Council |

Mike McCurley said his only regret about the work at MOMND was that "I was never able to achieve the accomplishment of a second-in-command."

 Mikal Watts of Watts Guerra Craft in San Antonio

No Wrap-Up Yet on Federal Criminal Probe of Mikal Watts

By Miriam Rozen |

"Mikal is a good lawyer, and people know he is a good lawyer. While the investigation is unfortunate, he continues to carry out his duties to his clients," Robert McDuff, a solo criminal defense lawyer who represents Mikal Watts, wrote in his email.