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The first decision is in re Dawson, 550 S.W.3d 625 (Tex. 2018) (orig. proceeding). The plaintiff sued a restaurant when one of its televisions fell off the wall and landed on her. In its interrogatory answers, the restaurant identified the person who installed the television. But in its initial disclosures, the restaurant did not identify […]
Judicial Interview of Children in Texas Conservatorship Proceedings: Can the Trial Court Seal the Record from the Parents?
The Texas Family Code requires a trial court to interview a child who is 12 years of age or older upon request of any party to determine the child’s wishes concerning conservatorship. Tex. Fam. Code § 153.009(a). And on the motion of any party, “the court shall cause a record of the interview to be […]
In a previous post, I wrote about the elements of a claim for legal malpractice in Texas: the existence of a duty; the lawyer’s breach of that duty; and proximate cause of damages as a result. Actually, though, many legal-malpractice cases engender the additional requirement to prove what is known as collectibility (and, yes, it […]
Before this year, several DBA Past-Presidents told me: “There is the year you plan for, and then the year you get—expect the unexpected!” I could start and end my column with those statements, but this is my opportunity to thank all of you for making this an incredible year despite all of the trying circumstances. […]
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All attorneys are currently recognized among the Best Lawyers in America for 2020 by BL Rankings.
All attorneys are also currently recognized as 2020 Texas Super Lawyers by Thomson Reuters.
Lawyer of the Year:
Randy Johnston, Professional Malpractice Law (2020), Robert Tobey, Legal Malpractice Law (2020),
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Tier 1 ranking by U.S. News and World Report (2015-2020);
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Randy Johnston, Robert Tobey, Chad Baruch, Coyt Johnston (2015-2020) by D Magazine;
Texas Super Lawyers:
Randy Johnston (2003-2020), Robert Tobey (2003-2020), Chad Baruch (2011-2020), Coyt Johnston (2018-2020) by Thomson Reuters;
Best Lawyers in America:
Randy Johnston (2013-2020), Robert Tobey (2013-2020), Chad Baruch (2016-2020), Coyt Johnston (2016-2020) by BL Rankings.