When it comes to better direct examination during a trial, LPHS trial attorneys John Adams and Paulette Miniter say the “examination should be clear, direct, memorable, persuasive, and invulnerable to cross-examination.” The attorneys provide their detailed expertise in the May issue of the Dallas Bar Association’s Headnotes. Read the entire article here.
As the state of Texas begins the process of reopening some businesses, the public seems confused on which orders to follow among the directive from the state, counties and cities. The firm’s David Coale spoke to KDFW FOX 4 to discuss state and local government conflicts after the City of Colleyville announced a less-restrictive plan for businesses to reopen […]
Lynn Pinker Hurst & Schwegmann is pleased to announce it has been recognized as one of five commercial litigation firms ranked Band 1 in Texas by Chambers and Partners for the fourth consecutive year. Additionally, Mike Lynn (Band 1) and Eric Pinker (Band 3) have been recognized as top commercial litigation lawyers in Texas by Chambers and Partners. Click here to […]
With the changes in the current environment due to the coronavirus pandemic, could the presidential election in 2020 be postponed? The firm’s David Coale discusses the statute that allows Congress to move the November election. “If Congress could, in theory, get together, both houses of Congress, pass a law, set a new date, the president signs it. […]
LPCH founder, Mike Lynn, is published in the Texas Lawbook about future litigation preparation for the upcoming cases that will need quick decisions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. Lynn explains that his past experience as a trial lawyer during the 1980’s Texas banking crisis has shaped his career and helped build LPCH’s strong foundation. Lynn highlights that LPCH […]
Many stay-at-home orders have been issued in different cities and counties throughout North Texas. LPHS’s David Coale says the disaster declarations among cities, counties and the state should be similar.”Counties and cities are very closely tied together,” Coale said. “A city that has an emergency management plan in place really can’t just pop up and […]
California, New York, Illinois, Ohio and Louisiana have executed orders that close nonessential businesses and allow essential businesses to continue. States are working from federal guidelines that give the authority to make such decisions. LPHS’s David Coale discusses the orders and what workers can do if they feel pressured to disobey orders. “If a worker […]
The Texas Lawbook recently asked how law firms are handling the coronavirus outbreak and assisting their clients. LPHS partner Michael K. Hurst is quoted on what General Counsels of businesses should do. “GCs need to review all existing executory contracts and specifically the timeframes associated with compliance provisions and force majeure clauses,” said Mr. Hurst. […]
Greg Brassfield, Sara Chelette, Jonathan R. Childers, Pat Disbennett, and Jared Eisenberg have been recognized on the list of Texas Rising Stars for 2020. In addition, Mr. Childers is named as a Top 100 Up-and-Coming Rising Star on the annual list published by Thomson Reuters.
The spread of the coronavirus has not only had an impact on global health, but also on business. The firm’s Michael K. Hurst talks to Bloomberg News about how the disease could affect business contracts. “Someone can say they can’t perform under a contract because they can’t get supplies from China or their people wouldn’t […]