Austin Attorney Kevin Terrazas Earns Board Certification in Civil Appellate Law

Trial and appellate lawyer Kevin Terrazas of the Austin, Texas-based litigation firm Weisbart Springer Hayes LLP has been Board Certified in Civil Appellate Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. The legal specialization program certifies qualified Texas attorneys in … Continue reading

Weisbart Springer Hayes Promotes Two to Partner in Austin

The Austin litigation firm Weisbart Springer Hayes LLP has promoted trial attorneys Kevin Terrazas and Tim Cleveland to partners in the firm. Cleveland has helped clients obtain favorable courtroom verdicts on both sides of the docket, most recently winning a … Continue reading

Perry Tabs Round Rock Attorney to Fill Vacancy on Third Court of Appeals

Round Rock lawyer Cindy Olson Bourland has been appointed by Governor Rick Perry to fill a vacancy on the 3rd Court of Appeals in Austin, which is a repository for appeals in criminal and civil cases from 24 Central Texas counties. … Continue reading

Austin Attorney Promoted to Partner at Norton Rose Fulbright

Norton Rose Fulbright has promoted 14 lawyers to partner as of January 1, including Shafeeqa Watkins Giarratani, who practices in the global law firm’s Austin office Giarratani handles employment and labor, commercial litigation and appellate matters. She represents employers in … Continue reading

Marcy Hogan Greer Hired as Partner at Austin Law Office

Alexander Dubose Jefferson & Townsend LLP, a law firm with offices in Austin, has announced the addition of Marcy Hogan Greer as a partner in the firm. “Marcy (Greer) has a nationwide reputation as a formidable legal strategist in complex litigation,” said Douglas W. … Continue reading

Austin Attorney Urges New View on Animal Shelters at Animal Law Conference

Austin Appellate attorney Ryan Clinton recently spoke at the University of Washington School of Law’s 2013 Annual Animal Law Conference, telling attendees that the public needs to change the way it views the animal-sheltering process. “The conventional wisdom that drives … Continue reading

Smith Carves Out a Niche with Appellate Practice

{Editor’s Note: In 2006, D. Todd Smith left a large international law firm to open a solo appellate practice in Austin. Since then, his practice has grown to three full-time lawyers and has expanded into the Rio Grande Valley. The … Continue reading