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 […]
David Coale on Enforcement of New Abortion Law in Texas In the wake of the Supreme Court overturning Roe vs. Wade, LPHS appellate partner David Coale discusses the issue of enforcing the new law on abortion, and how the level of enforcement may not rely only on the state legislature but could vary from counties […]
LPHS partner Jervonne Newsome was among Dallas legal experts quoted in the June Issue of Dallas Bar Headnotes on the confirmation of Supreme Court Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson. The article titled “Representation Matters: The Impact on Judge Jackson’s Confirmation” includes Jervonne’s comment on Judge Jackson’s arduous work. “Grace, respect, temperance, intelligence, and class are just a few […]
Two Dallas Italian restaurants are battling over their names. The owner of Carbone’s has filed a lawsuit against Carbone because of the nearly identical name. LPHS Managing Partner and trademark attorney Chris Schwegmann provided insight. “What will make or break this case is one or the other of the parties showing that they used Carbone or Carbone’s […]
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 […]