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Law360 Interviews David Coale on Texas Appellate Races

More incumbent appellate judges in Texas – primarily Republicans — are facing Democratic challengers in the November 3 election who hope to continue a 2018 trend in which Republican judges lost to their opponents. LPHS appellate partner David Coale talked to Law360 about the philosophical impact of that trend on the 5th Court of Appeals in Dallas. “The most obvious […]

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KDFW FOX 4 Talks to David Coale about Mail-in Ballot Process

Early voting starts October 13 in Texas, and election officials are already seeing an increase with people turning in their mail-in ballots. LPHS partner David Coale explains the process for mail-in ballots to KDFW FOX 4 Dallas, and says there are two stages, including making sure the ballot qualifies. “When your ballot goes in, there is a board […]

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Dallas Media Interviews David Coale on Supreme Court Nomination Process, and Recent Allegations against Texas AG Ken Paxton

Republican Senators have recently tested positive for COVID-19. LPHS partner David Coale talked to KLIF Morning Radio on the impact that could have on the hearings for the next U.S. Supreme Court Judge. “The Constitution requires a majority of the Senate be present if it’s going to have a vote, and the Senate has never had rules about proxy voting. The Senate – you have to actually be there to cast your ballot, and […]

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David Coale Speaks to Dallas Media on the Next Supreme Court Nominee

President Trump moved quickly to find a nominee to be the next Supreme Court judge after the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. LPHS appellate partner David Coale provided perspective on the president’s list of nominees to KLIF morning radio and also discussed President Trump’s nomination of Judge Amy Coney Barrett to WFAA ABC Dallas and KLIF Radio. “She is extremely qualified. She clerked for Justice Scalia as a young lawyer out of school, […]

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David Coale on Passing of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

LPHS partner and lead of the firm’s appellate practice, David Coale pays tribute to Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg in The Texas Lawbook, Texas Lawyer and answers questions on KLIF and WBAP morning radio news programs about the impact of her death to the court. “Her death is the loss of an intellectual force on the Court and a role model for the entire country,” […]

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David Coale on KDFW FOX 4 Discussing Texas AG Lawsuit Against Harris County

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton has filed a lawsuit against Harris County to stop two million registered voters from receiving mail-in ballot applications from the county clerk, which Paxton says violates state law. LPHS partner David Coale explains the argument.   “Attorney General Paxton’s argument is that the list of powers given to the election commissioners, the county-level […]

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Six Attorneys Named as The Best Lawyers in America

The firm congratulates Sara Chelette, David Coale, Michael K. Hurst, Mike Lynn, Jervonne Newsome and Eric Pinker for their recognition as The Best Lawyers in America for 2021.  These six lawyers have been recognized in the following practice areas:  Sara Chelette (2021): Commercial Litigation  David Coale (2013-2021): Appellate Practice, Commercial Litigation  Michael K. Hurst (2011-2021): Commercial Litigation, Litigation – Labor and Employment, Litigation – Real Estate  […]

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WBAP Radio Interviews David Coale on Supreme Court’s Move with George Soros Entities

The Supreme Court recently took away protections from billionaire investor and philanthropist George Soros’ affiliated organizations. LPHS appellate partner David Coale explains the recent move. “What it said was Mr. Soros has these oversees, foreign entities that he does some charitable work with, and if he wants the support of the United States foreign aid, he has […]

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Face Mask Mandate Under Governors’ Control, Not the President

Presumptive Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden has called on the nation’s governors to mandate a three-month requirement for the use of face masks in public to control the spread of COVID-19. But Lynn Pinker Hurst & Schegmann’s David Coale points out that a president has limited powers to enforce such a mandate. “A President can say ‘please’ in […]

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