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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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Andrés Correa Interviewed on Univision Dallas Discussing DACA Ruling

In a 5-4 decision, the United States Supreme Court ruled against the Trump administration’s challenge to the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), allowing the program to stand for now. The firm’s Andrés Correa spoke to Univision Dallas about the ruling. “Yo creo que nadie esperaba esta decisión, pero es bueno saber que tenemos una corte independiente”, dice. Además, reconoce que es una resolución “limitada, pero aún así muy importante para los soñadores.” Translation: I don’t think anyone expected this decision, but it’s […]

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Mail-In Ballot Controversy Back in Texas Supreme Court

The Texas Supreme Court will hear oral arguments Wednesday on expanding voters’ ability to use mail-in ballots for upcoming elections. Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton received a stay from the court last Friday in response to his petition asking the court to stop counties from approving such requests.  Lynn Pinker Hurst & Schwegmann appellate attorney  David Coale  notes that […]

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Houston Chronicle Quotes David Coale on Texas Mail-In Ballot Legal Battle

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton filed a petition asking the Texas Supreme Court to block counties from allowing mail-in ballot requests. LPHS partner David Coale discussed the matter with the Houston Chronicle and said “Paxton’s request for a court order limiting the discretion of government officials is a very unusual legal maneuver in this case because of the pending […]

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David Coale on WBAP News Radio to Discuss Michael Flynn Case

The Department of Justice recently dropped the charges against President Trump’s former national security advisor Michael Flynn. LPHS partner David Coale provides perspective on the matter to WBAP Morning News radio hosts. “What the pleading says is we have gone back, and we’ve looked at the way this investigation has been done, and we concluded they just […]

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Attorney Greg Brassfield Featured in Law360 on Contractual Forum Selection Clauses

LPHS associate Greg Brassfield recently authored an article for Law360’s Expert Analysis, “The Perils of Ignoring Contractual Forum Selection Clauses,” discussing the importance of choosing the right venue for litigation and the consequences when a company chooses to ignore it. “One of the first strategic questions companies must consider in litigation is where to file suit. Each […]

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Texas Lawyer Speaks to David Coale on Reopening Texas

With many government orders coming from the state, county and cities, many Texans have been wondering which orders to follow. The firm’s David Coale talked to Texas Lawyer on who has the authority to reopen Texas. “According to the Texas law, the governor has the authority to declare when the state can reopen. Since this outbreak is […]

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