LPHS partner David Coale will present on the recent appellate litigation affecting businesses at the @DallasBarAssoc this week. David leads our appellate practice and runs two blogs, http://600commerce.com and, http://600camp.com.
The National Board of Trial Advocacy has announced that LPHS partner Michael K. Hurst has achieved board certification in the national organization. The NBTA follows an objective set of standards based on an attorney’s experience and expertise in trial law in granting certification, a distinction reached by less than three percent of practicing lawyers in […]
A 5TH U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals decision allows the family of a teenager murdered in 2017 by former Balch Springs police officer Roy Oliver to sue him in civil court. Oliver is serving a 15-year sentence for killing Jordan Edwards after he shot into the car where Edwards was a passenger. Oliver claims he […]
The Senate has confirmed Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson as the next US Supreme Court Justice, replacing retiring Justice Stephen G. Breyer. LPHS appellate partner David Coale spoke to KLIF 570 News & Information in the Morning about the new SCOTUS justice’s background. Listen to David’s interview here.
In a ruling by the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, the three-judge panel stated in a split decision that only county-level election officials, not the Texas secretary of state, can be sued over the state’s voting laws. Three lawsuits had challenged the constitutionality of statutes that eliminated straight-ticket voting and created changes to the mail-in […]
Employees are faced with returning to the office now that COVID-19 restrictions in the DFW area have eased due to the decline in hospitalizations. While offices have seen a slow return of workers, that is not the case with law firms in North Texas. LPHS Managing Partner Chris Schwegman talks to the Dallas Morning News about why […]
We are pleased to announce LPHS Partners Sara Hollan Chelette, Jervonne Newsome, and Mary Goodrich Nix will be featured in the 2022 Women Leaders in Law special section of the March issue of D CEO. Jervonne will also be representing the firm as a panelist at the upcoming Women Leaders in Law event on March 22nd. The event will highlight leaders who […]
Rebecca Adams has been selected to serve on the 2022 Board of Directors of the Dallas Women Lawyers Association (“DWLA”). Rebecca is serving as Vice President of Awards Reception, which is the DWLA’s biggest event of the year. The DWLA Awards Reception honors trailblazers in the legal community who have made significant contributions to the advancement of women […]
The firm’s Mike Lynn and David Coale have co-authored an article for the Oklahoma Law Review on the conflict between implied warranties and express specifications in resolving legal claims, and how the Uniform Commercial Code may – or may not – be effectively applied. The article outlines how two distinct analytical frameworks have evolved in relevant case […]
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled 6-3 against President Biden’s vaccine mandate for larger, private businesses and the testing requirement, while allowing the mandate to stand for facilities that accept Medicaid or Medicare. LPHS appellate partner David Coale explains what the ruling means. “OSHA is charged by Congress with regulating workplace safety. And COVID is a […]