A federal judge in Fort Worth has ruled that the $400 billion student loan forgiveness plan recently enacted by an executive order of President Biden is unconstitutional. Judge Mark Pittman found that the Department of Education didn’t have the authority to create the program. Interviewed by CBS11 and WBAP-Radio, the firm’s David Coale said “Once […]
In a recent feature with The Texas Lawbook, LPHS Attorney, Daniela Vera Holmes recounts how the life lessons passed down from her Abuelos have been vital in her practice as an attorney. Read more here: Read the full article here.
Lynn Pinker Hurst & Schwegmann is honored to be named as one of only 14 firms in the nation recognized as a “Top Boutique” in the 2023 edition of the Benchmark Litigation guide to the legal profession. In addition the firm is pleased to recognize nine attorneys for their inclusion in the prestigious publication. In this year’s […]
The seditious conspiracy trial involving seven Oath Keepers and its founder, Granbury’s Stewart Rhodes, started with jury selection after defense attorneys tried to move the case out of the nation’s capital. Rhodes and his group members face federal charges that they conspired to orchestrate the Jan.6 riot. LPHS constitutional law attorney David Coale explains why […]
Venezuelan asylum seekers are suing Florida Governor Ron DeSantis after claims they were flown to Massachusetts under false terms. Because the flight left from San Antonio on a chartered flight, the Bexar County Sheriff has also launched an investigation into possible criminal charges. LPHS constitutional law attorney David Coale says the key part of criminal […]
The firm is pleased to announce that Mary Goodrich Nix is one of four lawyers in the country with a specialty in trade secrets that has earned selection in the 16th edition of the Lawdragon 500 Leading Corporate Employment Lawyers guide. The list highlights top attorneys across the nation who focus on employment litigation, representing corporations, universities, and […]
The Carroll Independent School District in North Texas recently rejected “In God We Trust” posters written in Arabic and rainbow colors, pointing to a Texas statute the district believes does not require acceptance of the alternative posters. LPHS constitutional and appellate attorney David Coale provides insight to CBS 11 News into what the law says […]
LPHS appellate attorney David Coale discusses recent cases limiting federal agencies that may lead Congress to move toward corresponding changes in federal-court jurisdiction in his commentary “Rulings Limiting Federal Agencies May Lead Congress to Act.” The U.S. Supreme Court’s recent West Virginia v. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency opinion may have given support to Congress in […]
LPHS attorneys David Coale and Kyle Gardner explain two commercial cases when a Texas court can have jurisdiction over an out-of-state defendant involving contract negotiations, contract performance and online commerce through a website. Read their commentary in the DBA Headnotes Appellate/Business Litigation focus in the August 2022 Issue.
In a review of Law360’s six biggest cases to come out of the Texas Supreme Court’s recent term, LPHS appellate partner David Coale comments on the case that involved filing mistakes and says it’s one for appellate attorneys to review. “Not for the holding on a new trial, but for the explanation of how the […]