Michael K. Hurst and David Coale earn the “Lawyer of the Year” award by Best Lawyers for 2021. Hurst is being recognized for his outstanding accomplishments in Business Litigation and Coale is being recognized for his Appellate expertise. The “Lawyer of the Year” award is given to individual attorneys who have received the highest overall feedback by their peers for their area […]
This year, Lynn Pinker Hurst & Schwegmann granted the 2020 Judge Barefoot Sanders Law Magnet Scholarship to two high school seniors, Cheyanne Harding and Ahtziry Tinajero. The Judge Barefoot Sanders Law Magnet was established in 1978 with a mission to prepare students for careers in law, government and law enforcement. Recipients must plan to enroll […]
The firm is pleased to announce four partners’ recent inclusion in Benchmark Litigation’s 40 & Under Hot List for 2020. These attorneys have been deemed the most promising young talent in their respective litigation communities in the U.S. and Canada by clients and peers. LPHS congratulates Elizabeth Ryan (2017-2020), Chris Patton (2018-2020), Jonathan Childers (2018-2020), and Joshua Sandler (2018-2020) on being recognized.
The 5th Court of Appeals recently ruled that the City of Plano’s master plan, known as Plano Tomorrow, must be approved by voters in a referendum election before implementation. LPHS partner David Coale talks to the Dallas Morning News to provide perspective on the ruling and Justice David Schenck’s opinion, which concludes that the state’s government code […]
LPHS managing partner, Eric Pinker, has been recognized as the Attorney of the Month for June 2020 in the latest issue of Attorney at Law Magazine. Pinker became the firm’s managing partner in 2000 and has worked to provide the LPHS team with enough freedom and compelling incentives to inspire company growth and success. “In founding the […]
Announcing the Lifetime Achievement selection of Eric Pinker among America’s Top 100 Attorneys®. Lifetime Achievement selection to America’s Top 100 Attorneys® is by invitation only and is reserved to identify the nation’s most exceptional attorneys whose accomplishments and impact on the legal profession merit a Lifetime Achievement award. Selection is not achieved based on a single accomplishment […]
A federal judge rules against the state of Texas, allowing voters to use mail-in ballots for elections. LPHS partner David Coale talks to KPRC-TV NBC in Houston to explain the latest in the ballot controversy. View the story here.
The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments in cases involving President Trump and his personal, financial records. The firm’s David Coale appeared in a live interview on FOX 4 Good Day to provide insight on these cases. “The president has countered and said…the reason is you really want to get into my stuff and make political payout […]
Dallas salon owner Shelley Luther’s case became the center of a national debate as the business owner was sentenced to jail for contempt of court and then released by a ruling of the Texas Supreme Court. LPHS partner David Coale talked to KTVT CBS 11 in Dallas, the Texas Tribune, and KLIF Morning News to provide insight on the case. In addition […]
LPHS partner, Andrés Correa’s trial work for T. Boone Pickens appears in the book, The Last Trial of T. Boone Pickens, by Chrysta Castañeda and Loren Steffy. The book tells the tale behind the $146 million win for Pickens’ investment company, Mesa Petroleum Partners. The chapter about Andrés’s opening, titled “A Tough Act to Follow,” describes the risk that Mike, Chrysta, […]