Austin Lawyer Balances Successful Practice with Public Office

For more than 20 years, Rob Hargett has successfully represented health care providers — including nurses, pharmacists, allied health professionals, physicians, nursing homes and hospitals — in state and federal court. His work in the health law field, as well … Continue reading

Wilkerson Listens, Strives to Make a Difference

To Glen Wilkerson, it’s all about the people. Whether it’s a client, a fellow lawyer, or a judge, the long-time Austin attorney has perfected the art of fully engaging with whoever he is sitting across from. So it’s no surprise … Continue reading

Austin Attorney Lives and Breathes Startups

Austin attorney Shauna Martin leaves and breathes startups. The Wick Phillips Gould & Martin, LLP partner is even preparing a document on the new Crowdfunding provisions of the JOBS Act, which provides that startups can solicit investors via the internet, … Continue reading

Townsend Excels at Managing Complex Commercial Litigation at Slack & Davis

Justin Townsend has amassed the perfect background, as far as preparing him for where he is today as an accomplished lawyer at the highly respected law firm of Slack & Davis. Before joining Slack & Davis, Townsend practiced at Mithoff … Continue reading

Sharp Embraces Opportunity to Lead Austin Bar Association

Having a spouse as a co-worker can be a trying experience. Unless you are Lance Sharp. The Austin attorney, and incoming president of the Austin Bar Association, told Austin Legal News that working with fellow attorney and spouse, Laura Sharp, … Continue reading

Central Texas Attorney Has Become The Expert in HOA Law

For most Austin residents, the homeowners association is an enigma, an entity they contribute money to on a regular basis to keep order in their community, yet, they don’t quite understand. Attorney Gregory S. Cagle is out to change all … Continue reading

Jake Posey Carves Out a Niche in Government Relations and Business Law

For five consecutive years, Jake Posey of the Posey Law Firm ( has been selected to the list of Texas Rising Stars as determined by Super Lawyers. That explains, at least in part, how Posey has been able to carve … Continue reading

David Wright Shares His Perspective on His Own Path as well as Practicing Law in Austin

David Wright, a shareholder at Davis & Wright longs for the day when a trial lawyer was a trial lawyer. The economics of going to trial have changed all that, stripping the job title of its literal meaning. And this bothers … Continue reading

In-house Attorney Velissa Jewell Goes Back to Work for her Austin Company, and Thrives

Like many female attorneys who go on maternity leave to have a child, Velissa Kellicut Jewell wondered what it would be like when she went back to work for her Austin employer. Would she enjoying being back in the workplace? … Continue reading

Mike Davis Credits Parents with Shaping His Commitment to the Law

There aren’t many attorneys with deeper roots in Austin than Mike Davis. His family’s lineage goes back five generations, which explains the strong attachment he feels to Central Texas. “You can still count on the word or handshake of lawyers … Continue reading