Thompson & Knight Welcomes Trial Partner to Austin Office

Thompson & Knight LLP has announced that Elizabeth G. Myers has joined the Firm’s Austin office as a Partner in the Trial Practice Group. “Elizabeth’s consumer class actions experience, especially as it pertains to the healthcare industry, is a true … Continue reading

Beyond a Reasonable Doubt? Study Reveals How Eyewitness Testimonies Go Wrong

Eyewitnesses identify more than 75,000 suspects each year in the United States and their testimonies are one of the most compelling and powerful forms of evidence for a jury. But, it’s not foolproof — just ask the 242 individuals who … Continue reading

Trial Lawyer Joe Jamail Passes

One of the state of Texas’ most prominant lawyers, and the University of Texas (UT) Athletic Department’s biggest boosters, has passed. The following comments were issued by UT’s current athletic director, Mike Perrin, as well as retired AD Deloss Dodds. From … Continue reading

Litigator Joins Pillsbury in Austin

Pillsbury has announced the addition of commercial litigator Casey Low as a partner in its Austin office. Low is a trial and appellate lawyer whose clients include Fortune 500 businesses, international corporations and startups across many industries, including health care, … Continue reading

Thompson & Knight LLP Announces Hire of Associate in Austin

Thompson & Knight LLP ha announced the hire of 13 associates, including one in Austin. Nathan K. Palmer joins the firm, specializing in Government and Regulatory, as well as Trial law. Palmer received his J.D. this year from Harvard Law School … Continue reading

TEX-ABOTA Plans James Otis Lecture Series for September 17, 2015

TEX-ABOTA, the Texas Chapters of the American Board of Trial Advocates, will commemorate Constitution Day 2015 with the fourth James Otis Lecture in the chambers of the Texas House of Representatives at the State Capitol. The program has been a tremendous success … Continue reading

Central Texas Attorney Inducted into the International Academy of Trial Lawyers

Karen C. Burgess, Esq. of Richardson & Burgess in Austin, TX was recently inducted into the International Academy of Trial Lawyers (IATL) at its annual meeting. IATL limits membership to 500 Fellows from the United States. The Academy seeks out, … Continue reading

Austin Lawyer: The Vanishing Jury Trial May Be a Good Thing

Adam Loewy, one of Austin’s most successful personal injury lawyers, posted an provocative blog piece today on the “The Vanishing Jury Trial.” Loewy wrote: “When we sign new cases, we are predictably asked the question, ‘will I have to go to … Continue reading

Austin Bar to Host ‘Winning at Trial: Ultimate Trial Notebook’

The Austin Bar Association will host “Winning at Trial: Ultimate Trial Notebook” on Nov. 15. Registrants can learn the art of: Conducting the perfect voir dire. Handling an effective cross-examination. Flawlessly presenting expert witnesses. The event, which offers 5.75 hours … Continue reading

Zinda & Davis Adds New Attorney to Its Austin Office

Zinda & Davis PLLC has announced the hiring of attorney Jonathon Conrad Clark in its Austin office. Clark, who is licensed to practice law in Texas and New Mexico, focuses his practice on personal injury cases, predominantly those that involve … Continue reading