LMA Annual Conference Recap: Panel Discussion and Happy Hour Set for Thursday

If you weren’t able to attend the Annual LMA Conference in Las Vegas, the LMA Austin chapter is hosting a conference recap and happy hour. Local LMA members Cecilia Linton, Clara Bonilla, Hunter Rowe, and Clare Chachere will share their … Continue reading

Craft Breweries Sue State in District Court of Travis County over Texas Law

The craft beer scene is thriving. But its expansion could be put on hold because a new law that “is forcing brewers to give up millions of dollars of valuable property to politically connected beer distributors,” according to a press release … Continue reading

Austin-based Provider of Enterprise Legal Management Solutions Adds Director

Mitratech, an Austin-based provider of enterprise legal management solutions, has announced the appointment of Jason Heyman, an experienced legal industry expert, as its Managing Director, EMEA. The company said “increasing European demand for comprehensive legal management products, including matter management, legal project … Continue reading

Texas Tribune Looks at New Law that Takes Effect September 1

The Texas tribune is examining new laws that take effect on September 1. One of those laws featured this morning involved fleeing the scene of a fatal automobile accident. Currently, the penalty for a driver involved in a hit-and-run fatality, … Continue reading

CenTex Professor: Disclosure about NSA Surveillance Programs Is Much Ado about Nothing

“Bombshell revelations” about NSA surveillance programs are, at this point, much ado about nothing, says a professor at Texas A&M University who contends that the government’s monitoring of phone and Internet Ron Sievert, communications has been going on for years, … Continue reading

The Seay Law Firm Announces Hiring of Amanda Traphagan

The Seay Law Firm PLLC has announced the addition of Amanda Traphagan to its Austin-based tax law practice. Traphagan represents and defends taxpayers against the Texas Comptroller. She also aids taxpayers against the Internal Revenue Service, and tax authorities of … Continue reading

Texas Files Suit Seeking Swift Enforcement of Its Voter Identification Law

Austin-based Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott issued the following statement yesterday about the State’s legal action seeking a federal court’s approval to implement the Texas voter identification law. “The U.S. Supreme Court has already ruled that voter identification laws are … Continue reading

Ten Austin Law Firms Garner National Recognition from LexisNexis® Martindale-Hubbell®

LexisNexis® Martindale-Hubbell® has singled out ten Austin law firms for national recognition, based on each firm’s percentage of AV® Preeminent™ rated lawyers. The firms are as follows: • DuBois, Bryant & Campbell, L.L.P. • Davis & Wilkerson, P.C. • Armbrust … Continue reading

Austin Attorney Wastes Little Time Putting His Stamp on Workers Compensation Cases

This Wednesday’s featured interview is with Steven M. Stamps of the Law Office of Ricky D. Green. He is a graduate of the University Of Texas School Of Law.  Steven was born and raised in Arizona and graduated from Arizona … Continue reading