Michael K. Hurst was honored by the Dallas Volunteer Attorney Program for the creation and expansion of the Justice Forever Fund at Dallas Bar Association’s Pro Bono Awards on Tuesday, September 24th at the Belo Mansion. The Justice Forever Fund is responsible for ensuring and expanding legal services to the underprivileged.
LPHS Partner David Coale has been honored as a 2019 Texas Trailblazer by Texas Lawyer. The publication created the Texas Trailblazers award to highlight individuals who are genuine agents of change. The award is given to a wide range of professionals who are innovators and thought leaders within their respective areas of practice.
The Texas Supreme Court is reviewing a case involving the Electric Reliability Council of Texas or ERCOT and if the organization is entitled to sovereign immunity after being accused of intentionally manipulating electricity demand projections. LPHS partner David Coale talked to the Houston Chronicle: “It makes it riskier to invest in Texas power because of […]
Lynn Pinker Hurst & Schwegmann is pleased to announce it has been recognized in Texas Lawyer’s 2019 Verdict Hall of Fame for Mesa Petroleum Partners LP v. Baytech LLP. LPCH attorneys Mike Lynn, David Coale, Andres Correa and Patrick Disbennett represented Mesa Petroleum in a breach of contract case and obtained a verdict of $145,335,639.00 […]
Four seniors at the Judge Barefoot Sanders Law Magnet in Dallas have received scholarships from Lynn Pinker Hurst & Schwegmann. The students, Christopher Babineaux, Tony Peeler, Jr., Chloe Pinales and Leslie Fuentes have demonstrated outstanding leadership potential and an intent to pursue a career in the legal field. The Judge Barefoot Sanders Law Magnet was […]
LPHS partner Michael K. Hurst recently spoke on the “Moving the Needle on Gender Equity” as a member of a panel hosted by the ABA Commission on Women in the Profession. The “Men in the Mix” project aims to better understand the obstacles men face to becoming better allies for women lawyers.
The city of San Antonio and Chick-fil-A recently ignited controversy after the city council voted to ban the company from its list of airport vendors, pointing to the company’s views on LGBTQ issues. The Texas attorney general has opened an investigation regarding the exclusion. Firm partner David Coale discussed the matter with Fox 4 reporter […]
LPHS partners David Coale and John Volney co-author the article, “When is an Issue Tried by Consent?” in the April edition of DBA Headnotes. The article presents two case examples that agree on the basic principle that an issue is not tried by consent just because evidence about that issue is admitted. In the Dallas Court […]
President Trump recently announced that he plans to issue an executive order to revoke birthright citizenship to children born in the United States to noncitizens. The firm’s David Coale appeared live on WFAA Ch. 8 and KDFW FOX 4 to explain the language of the 14th amendment. Coale says the president has the power to […]
U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh faces sexual misconduct allegations from a Palo Alto University professor, who claims he groped her at a high school party in the 1980s. The allegations thwart a confirmation process that originally was seen as a done deal for Kavanaugh. The Senate Judiciary Committee will hold a hearing on the […]