Tell me if you’ve been here: the client comes in and tells a story that sounds like it just might be a really good case. In fact, it might even settle without two years of discovery—if you can just package present it properly. You ask some pointed questions about when these events occurred and quickly […]
Traditionally, when major wire houses recruited brokers as trainees or from other firms, they required these brokers to sign non-solicitation agreements preventing them from soliciting employees and customers of the firms when they left for greener pastures. For many years, our firm represented Morgan Stanley in suing brokers who left the firm and violated the […]
Hiring an Employment Law Lawyer Almost all of us work for an employer other than ourselves at some point in our lives. And, in the vast majority of cases, things go smoothly and we never need to consider hiring an employment lawyer. When things do not go so smoothly, the question arises: Why and when-—if […]
What to Think About Before Signing a Non-Compete Agreement Scenario 1: You get a fantastic new job offer, quit your job, and arrive at your new job on the first day. You receive reams of paperwork to sign. Working your way through it, you find a non-compete agreement. What should you do? Scenario 2: You’ve […]
Original article written by: Joshua Peguero of ktxs.com Sourced from: http://www.ktxs.com/news/2-federal-complaints-filed-against-ranger-college-for-discrimination/593507777 BROWNWOOD, Texas – Two people have filed federal complaints against Ranger College alleging discrimination and retaliation while they were employed at the school. Dr. Elizabeth Price, a tenured professor and the director of testing at Ranger College, accuses the school of sexual discrimination and […]
The obligation for lawyers to keep and protect a client’s secrets is nearly as old as the profession itself. But the proliferation of technology has complicated what steps lawyers must take to satisfy this obligation. As the technology changes, so do the rules for lawyers. On May 4, 2017, the American Bar Association Standing Committee […]
Texas litigants considering filing a legal action for defamation need to consider whether the Texas Citizens Participation Act covers their claims. Signed in 2011, the Act provides powerful tools by which defamation defendants may not only escape liability but also can turn the tables on their accusers by obtaining an award of attorney’s fees incurred […]
By Coyt Johnston
By re-inventing the wheel for drone privacy, the Texas Legislature has created an ineffective law, difficult to enforce, and doesn’t encourage technology.
Michael and Laura McIntyre agree the state has an interest in ensuring education for all children.
To establish an easement by necessity, must a claimant prove the existence of a public roadway at the time of severance?