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Appellate Partner David Coale Provides Insight on KLIF-Radio into Texas Supreme Court Rulings on Facebook, Mass Shootings

The Texas Supreme Court closed its recent session with two opinions, finding that Academy Sports & Goods could not be found liable for supplying the weapon used in the 2017 Sutherland Springs shootings while ruling that Facebook could face liability when sex traffickers use the platform to prey on children. LPHS appellate partner David Coale responded to questions […]

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David Coale Discusses Recent Supreme Court Rulings on Obamacare, Religious Rights

The U.S. Supreme Court tackled two high-profile cases involving Obamacare and a Philadelphia-based Catholic organization that did not allow same-sex couples from becoming foster parents. In a unanimous vote, the court ruled in favor of the Catholic organization. In the challenge over Obamacare, the justices ruled 7-2 to dismiss the challenge to the law. In […]

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Jervonne Newsome Shortlisted as Future Leader

Lynn Pinker Hurst & Schwegmann is pleased to announce that attorney Jervonne Newsome has been shortlisted as a “Future Leader” in the USA Private Practice Category by Chambers and Partners for the 2021 Diversity & Inclusion Awards. Jervonne is 1 of 15 attorneys across the nation to be shortlisted for the award. This award spotlights role models who are furthering the advancement […]

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Introducing Mary Goodrich Nix as Partner

Lynn Pinker Hurst & Schwegmann is pleased to announce that experienced trial attorney, Mary Goodrich Nix, has joined the firm as a partner.  “Mary’s courtroom experience, including in the areas of trade secret and employment disputes, is a perfect fit with our existing team,” says partner, Michael K. Hurst. “I’ve had the pleasure of working with […]

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LPHS Team Presents Remote Proceeding Tips

“For the better part of a year, LPHS has focused on advancing client interests in a COVID world. That has called for ingenuity and, as always, dedication,” said LPHS partner Joshua Sandler. He and fellow partner Alan Dabdoub, along with attorneys Joshua Lang and Danielle Vera, presented to the Dallas Bar Association‘s Business Litigation Section where they addressed trying cases remotely and […]

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David Coale Discusses Supreme Court Ruling on Immigrant Case

The U.S. Supreme Court recently ruled in favor of an undocumented immigrant fighting deportation. LPHS appellate partner David Coale explains the notice discussed in the case and the letter in the ruling on KLIF News & Information in the Morning. “The temptation is what led to this case is to kind of dribble it out. You send […]

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Michael K. Hurst and Bennett Hampilos on Gov. Abbott’s Plans for a Specialized Business Court System

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott recently released a list of state budget priorities that includes the creation of a specialized business court system. LPHS partner Michael K. Hurst and associate Bennett Hampilos comment on the implications of this decision.  “I believe the creation of specialized business courts would further erode the jury trial system, one of our most prized and […]

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David Coale Discusses Austin’s Mask Mandate on KXAN NBC Austin

Austin’s mask mandate is staying in place for now after a Texas judge refused to give the state a temporary injunction that would have removed the mandate. LPHS appellate partner David Coale explains to KXAN NBC Austin why Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton goes after Austin more than other cities in the state. “Austin certainly doesn’t do much to […]

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