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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Chris Schwegmann Featured in Texas Lawyer on Whataburger’s A-Frame Design

The renowned Texas-born Whataburger chain recently announced that it will no longer use its identifiable A-Frame design for its restaurant buildings. LPHS name partner Chris Schwegmann wrote an article published by Texas Lawyer discussing the related trademark and trade dress implications in “Whataburger’s A-Frame a Trademark with All the Fixins.” Schwegmann says: “Although Whataburger appears […]

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David Coale Talks to KDFW FOX 4, KTVT CBS 11, KLIF Radio on Issue of Election Delay

In a tweet, President Trump suggested delaying the November election because of his complaint that mail-in voting will fraudulently impact the election. Congressional leaders rejected that idea, and in interviews with KDFW FOX 4, KTVT CBS 11 and KLIF Morning News, LPHS attorney David Coale says the president cannot move the date on his own authority. “The president can’t just say […]

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David Coale Quoted in Law360 on Key Texas Supreme Court 2020 Term Rulings

LPHS partner David Coale was among the state’s leading appellate attorneys Law360 turned to provide perspective on the Texas Supreme Court’s recently completed 2020 term.  In the July 14 article “The Biggest Texas Supreme Court Rulings This Term,” Mr. Coale discussed the court’s reversal of three cases from the Fifth Court of Appeals in Dallas due to technical waivers in briefing. The rulings […]

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