The Richardson Independent School District and a former board member have settled a year-long dispute over minority representation in the RISD’s at-large voting districts, according to the pro bono group Brewer, Attorneys & Counselors. Natalie Posgate has details of the announcement and what it means for upcoming school board elections.
President Trump has nominated three lawyers to the federal bench in Texas, but amidst the government shutdown, when they can be approved is uncertain. Details on who in this article.
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit has reversed a trial court ruling that determined one of infamous Ponzi schemer Allen Stanford’s largest investors received a $79 million fraudulent transfer in good faith.
In the D Magazine building of downtown Dallas, Brooker has opened up his own shop, Brooker Law PLLC, where he will continue his plaintiffs’ litigation practice representing individuals and families nationwide in cases involving wrongful death and personal injury.
A federal appeals court handed Nevada-based VirnetX its latest win Tuesday in its intellectual property feud with Apple when it affirmed a $439 million judgment that stemmed from a September 2016 jury trial in East Texas.
“Litigation documents the lifelines of relationships: when they blossom, when they crumble and everything in between. And no matter how big a company is, it’s the people and lawyers behind it who drive the narrative.” So notes Natalie Posgate in describing her picks for the top ten Texas-related litigation victories of 2018.
A judge in Kaufman County will consider Friday morning whether he will dismiss a co-defendant of porn star Stormy Daniels from a defamation lawsuit that pits them on one side against a Rockwall horse trainer.
A contentious battle between two residential mortgage firms heads to the next phase after one side rendered a take-nothing verdict in a Dallas federal court. But the other side doesn’t seem to be backing down either. Litigation writer Natalie Posgate has the story behind this ongoing fight.
National law firms seeking to open in Texas repeatedly called Dick Sayles and Mark Werbner in recent years, but the duo always chose to stay partners at their Dallas litigation boutique. Until now. After 25 years, Sayles Werbner has closed.
U.S. District Judge Reed O’Connor has become the federal judge that Republican state attorneys general and politically conservative special interest groups across the U.S. turn to when they want a federal law or policy overturned or banned. And he has not disappointed. Legal experts say that O’Connor’s decision Friday striking down the Affordable Care Act made him an automatic finalist for future openings on the federal appeals court.