David Coale Explains Texas Supreme Court Ruling Allowing Arrest of Texas Democrats on KLIF News

The Texas Supreme Court ruled that Democratic leaders who left during the Texas special legislative session can be arrested. LPHS appellate and constitutional law attorney David Coale explains the ruling to KLIF News & Information in the Morning. “The state’s argument is pretty simple. The state constitution says we have a legislature. The state constitution says the […]

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Law360 Interviews Partner David Coale for Texas Supreme Court Rulings This Term

In a review of the Texas Supreme Court’s biggest rulings of this term, LPHS appellate partner David Coale discusses BPX Operating Company vs. Strickhausen, and says it’s noteworthy the way the justices split on the case. “They’re all Republican, they’re all conservative,” he said of the court’s justices. “But the definition of conservatism has evolved over the 20 years […]

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Appellate Partner David Coale on Bill Cosby’s Release From Prison After Ruling From Pennsylvania Supreme Court

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court overturned Bill Cosby’s sexual assault conviction and released him from prison. LPHS appellate partner David Coale provides perspective to Fox 4 News Dallas on the ruling. “The problem here is that the prosecutor through the eyes of the Supreme Court entered an agreement and they are going to honor that agreement, and the […]

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David Coale and Barira Munshi Discuss How to Settle Business Cases

LPHS attorneys David Coale and Barira Munshi explain how to settle business cases in the July issue of the Dallas Bar Association’s Headnotes. They present two Dallas Court of Appeals cases that serve as a reference when drafting and litigating settlement agreements.  “The two cases remind us how important it is to determine just what is in dispute between the […]

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Alan Dabdoub and Barira Munshi Deliver a Big Win for Hilltop Securities, Inc.

Lynn Pinker Hurst & Schwegmann attorneys Alan Dabdoub and Barira Munshi deliver a big win for their client, Hilltop Securities, Inc., achieving a dismissal of all claims against Hilltop in a lawsuit brought by the State of Louisiana against over 20 banking organizations and broker-dealers, alleging a conspiracy to fix prices of bonds issued by government-sponsored enterprises.   The Court […]

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David Coale Explains Legality of Texas Governor’s Order to Prohibit Mask Mandates

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott issued an executive order banning local governments and school districts from issuing mask mandates. The firm’s appellate and constitutional law attorney David Coale discusses the order to WBAP and KLIF Radio. “The Governor clearly has power to regulate administrative things like mask wearing, and things that are organs of state government,” said Coale. “But […]

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David Coale Quoted in Dallas Morning News on Texas Lawmakers and Voting Rules

Texas lawmakers have introduced proposals that will tighten voting rules to avoid loopholes in the law that led to lawsuits from the state against Harris County’s drive through-voting and 24-hour polling places. LPHS appellate partner and constitutional law attorney David Coale talked to the Dallas Morning News about the message lawmakers are sending with the proposed bills. […]

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