The problem is that clients text on weekends or late at night.
The problem is that clients text on weekends or late at night.
The University of Houston Law Center's Health Law and Policy Institute issues revision of book that compiles laws relating to infectious diseases.
Tarrant County District Clerk Tom Wilder tells an Arlington solo he can't get to see court records for free on the Web because it's an "abuse of the taxpayer."
At the Texas Book Festival in Austin this weekend, two prosecutors will discuss assassinations, espionage, "blood letters" and terrorist attacks.
Russell Munsch represented the famously wealthy son of the legendary H.L. Hunt in his bankruptcy, which still ranks as the largest personal Chapter 11 filing in history.
When Attorney General Eric Holder announced Oct. 15 that he had appointed Vanita Gupta, he tapped a lawyer who cut her teeth in Tulia, Texas.
Houston trial lawyer Richard Mithoff and his wife, Ginni, give a second $1 million to pro bono program
The website for the Harris County District Clerk posted on Oct. 13 a warning about a "jury service scam."
What started as a business-development plan has led to a commitment to improving compliance practices at corporations nationwide.
Strasburger & Price's Mexican subsidiary in joint venture with Struck, Palafox y Perez Ortega
The general counsel of 50 companies on the Fortune 1,000 list are among the highest-paid executives at their companies.
Tullos Wells, now a senior partner in Bracewell & Giuliani in San Antonio, will switch to of counsel on Nov. 1 to manage a charitable foundation in San Antonio
Clark was judge of the 250th District Court in Travis County who was most noted for issuing a ruling in 1987 declaring Texas' public education financing system unconstitutional. But Clark is more famous amongst UT supporters as the man credited with inventing Hook 'Em during the 1950s.
Government relations lawyer, whose clients include CenterPoint Energy and Lyft, moves to Greenberg Traurig from Baker Botts.
The case is one of many that Gary Cruciani is handling across the country on behalf of governments who are attempting to collect allegedly unpaid hotel taxes owed by several online travel companies.
"I've considered it an honor and privilege to serve the state, and I feel it's a fine agency," said Julia Vaughan about the Texas Board of Law Examiners.
The Dallas businessman known for predicting oil prices said anyone who makes accurate predictions is lucky.
Buena Vista Lyons left Ford & Harrison, where she was managing partner of the Dallas office, to join another labor and employment firm.
If lawyers fail to report their work time by Oct. 15, a criminal court judge could assess a penalty, including removal from the list of attorneys eligible to receive future court appointments.
If you were starting your legal career today, what would you do differently than you did 10, 20 or 30 years ago?
In a drawing posted on the blog of courtroom illustrators, the partner in Sayles/Werbner appears attentive and forceful as he questions a witness. Attention has focused on Werbner since he began serving as lead plaintiffs lawyer in a high-profile case filed by alleged victims of terrorist attacks against the Arab Bank. On Sept. 18, closing arguments were scheduled to begin in that precedent-setting case.
"There is no valid reason, legal or otherwise, to keep penal code §21.06 'on the books,' said a legislative proposal by the State Bar of Texas LGBT Law Section.
Dallas lawyer Darrell Jordan joined Diamond McCarthy, where a number of lawyers he used to work with now practice.
A recent attorney general opinion found that if a city bans plastic bags to protect animals, that's OK. But if the goal is solid waste management, the city's bag ban might conflict with state law.
A new law that goes into effect on Sept. 1 requires criminal defense lawyers who accept indigent defense appointments to report the percentage of time that they spend on adult criminal cases and juvenile delinquency cases.
"We are embarking on an evaluation to see how those rules are going and whether any tweaks are necessary," said David Slayton, executive director of the Texas Judicial Council, at the council's Aug. 22 meeting.
The case management system that all of the state's appellate courts use will soon get two major enhancements for lawyers and judges.
Veteran Dallas lawyer, a former U.S. attorney for the Northern District of Texas, appears in flick in unlikely role.
In the wake of the Texas Supreme Court's e-filing mandate, Harris County's spending on e-filing upgrades accounts for a huge chunk of such spending across Texas.
The Citi Private Bank survey compares firms from around the country.
The invoice was the culmination of a months-long attempt to avoid serving on a jury. "Please be as prompt with payment as you were with your order," Williamson wrote to the court in February of that year.
By the fall, the school expects its inaugural class to have about 150 full- and part-time students.
"We have to make sure we are not commenting or acknowledging anything of a confidential nature," Seana Willing, executive director of the State Commission on Judicial Conduct, said about commission members and staff.
All's well now, reported Julia Vaughan, executive director of the Texas Board of Law Examiners. The 2,929 people who took the Texas bar exam in late July should receive their grades by Nov. 6, as originally scheduled, Vaughan said.
The Austin Aztecs—Reid's client in real life—assisted him with the soccer scene.
Cano-Lasa also recognized that as a Pemex-trained lawyer, he had skills that would help newcomers understand "the legal implications" of the business opportunities in Mexico.
When Neil Armstrong stepped onto the moon 45 years ago, people didn't give a great deal of thought to the legal implications of sending objects into space.
With his order, Sparks also temporarily enjoined De La Rosa from selling any statuettes that bear the copyrighted design and marks of Oscar or otherwise calculating "to cause purchasers to believe that" his "products are sponsored, endorsed or approved by the Academy."
"It's like coming home; it really is," said Jim Harrington, director of the Texas Civil Rights Project.
"I've broken 25 bones over the years. And my whole right side is pretty much metal,''said John G. George Jr., an associate in the San Antonio office of Beirne, Maynard & Parsons.
Return of the bones culminates an effort that began in 2012, when Robert Painter of Houston's Painter Law Firm helped his client, Elbegdorj Tsakhia, the president of Mongolia, halt a planned auction of a Tyrannosaurus bataar skeleton.
"We no longer needed the large offices we needed in 1996," said Keith. "And the Landmen Association came along and made us an offer we couldn't refuse for the entire building."
"The government may not 'selectively … shield the public from some kinds of speech on the ground that they are more offensive than others,'" wrote Judge Ed Prado in a majority opinion joined by Judge Jennifer Elrod.
"We never want to win an award for the best summer camp program. This is a real experience for them if they came to work here," founding partner Mike Boone said of Haynes and Boone's summer associates.
How should plaintiffs plead their complaints to survive 'Alice,' and how will the decision play out in the Eastern District of Texas?
Daniel P. Novakov still has fond memories of defeating Darrell Royal's Longhorns and ending their 30-game winning streak in Dallas' Fair Park outdoor stadium in 1971.
Wish you got more bang for your buck from your state bar dues? Well, now you get two types of free legal research.
"Expect a ramp-up of gas production," said Bracewell & Giuliani Austin partner Tim Wilkins, who heads a firmwide environmental and natural resources practice group.
University of Houston Law Center Professor Michael Olivas—who identifies himself as an avid rock 'n' roll fan bereft of any musical talent of his own—reviews legal developments in music and entertainment law on his weekly radio show. "The Law of Rock 'n'Roll."
Texas Lawyer reporter Angela Morris will be live tweeting cutting-edge legal issues and experts' advice for lawyers. Follow her on Twitter: @AMorrisReports.
"I'm cautiously upbeat," said Larry Pascal, the chairman of a task force that recommended the changes.
A review of other agencies bumped back the Sunset Advisory Commission's look at the State Bar of Texas.
"I purposely did not run against her. She's gone. I ran my campaign on my record," said Ernie McClendon, who noted that he received the most votes of any candidate in the race.
The energy boom in places that lack Texas' experienced counsel leaves in-house legal departments looking for lawyers.
Guests are purchasing tickets that start at $10,000 per person.
With the 50th anniversary of the signing of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 right around the corner, the Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts released an infographic illustrating the increase of civil rights-related case filings in the decades since.
Trammell S. Crow Jr., the son of the late, famed Dallas real estate entrepreneur, contributed $500,000 in 2013 to a legal defense fund that Farmers Branch established to pay for its defense in Villas, said Charles Cox, managing director of finance and administration for Farmers Branch.
Kenneth Barrow will be difficult to replace because he "really defined" the general counsel role during his eight years with the company, said Peter Dorflinger, chairman of Benchmark Electronics' board of directors.
On June 6, 1944, when Allied soldiers landed on the shores of France in the momentous D-Day invasion, Amarillo lawyer Tom Morris was 70 years younger and flying airplanes off a U.S. Navy aircraft carrier in the Pacific.
The American Lawyer calculated each firm's diversity score by adding the percentage of minority lawyers in U.S. offices and the percentage of U.S.-based minority partners.
"We were 45 minutes to the summit, and ... as we're about to start up to the summit, we get hit with 40- and 50-mile-per-hour winds, and snow is going sideways," said U.S. District Judge Rob Junell.
The incoming managing partner of the office says he'll focus on lateral hiring.
Denise Pratt's attorney, Terry Yates of Terry W. Yates & Associates in Houston, said Pratt "quit campaigning and closed up shop a long time ago."
Participants were more likely to choose a certain team for an intellectual competition on the basis of which team included the most members with middle initials.
The third branch of government has launched a plan to offer more for Austin tourists.
"Defendant paid an unsolicited visit to Mr. Gonzalez's hospital room, and attempted to sign Mr. Gonzalez up as a client related to his potential personal injury claims," alleges the petition.
The Houston lawyer has been out of the workforce since 1999 and was "really shocked" at how difficult it has been to find a job since she recently decided to go back to work.
Bond conditions set by busy federal judges in the Western District of Texas contain some standard provisions, such as requiring criminal defendants to abstain from alcohol and travel to Mexico. But this order contains something more.
Revenue, productivity and inventory all come under scrutiny in the first-quarter analysis.
Cole Leonard wrote in an email that he'll attend Texas Tech University School of Law, where he's been accepted for the fall, while concurrently wading through the Mars One selection process.
A county has been selected to host a pilot project.
Politicians picking a peck of pickled peppers? No, statesmen summoning Sriracha.
Did a Dallas entrepreneur ever patent one of the great Texas inventions?
While Andrew Morriss is a Longhorn, his wife, Carol, is an Aggie.