Law News & Events
Chris Hodge selected to Real Estate, Probate & Trust Law Council
Shareholder Chris Hodge was named to a four year leadership term for the Real Estate, Probate and Trust Law Council of the State Bar of Texas. The section is led by its governing council, consisting of 16 members elected for staggered terms of four years each, as well as the section’s officers: the Chair, Treasurer, Chair-elect/Secretary, and Immediate Past Chair.
Ruben O. Valadez to sit on Diversity & Inclusion Committee for University of Missouri
The diversity & inclusion committee promotes diversity within the association and membership and assists in the fulfillment of diversity goals, including educational programming.
Family’s Wrongful Death Claims for Ranch Hand Trampled to Death by Cattle Allowed to Proceed to Trial
In this tragic case involving interesting legal issues, a ranch hand was killed when he was trampled by cattle while working for a ranch. The ranch hand’s surviving parents and children sued the ranch for wrongful death and survival claims.
Allen DeBard and the L&B Bankruptcy Group make headlines in the San Antonio Business Journal
“A San Antonio federal judge recently handed down a ruling that could place the attention of the nation’s bankruptcy attorneys on the Alamo City.”
U.S. Supreme Court Paves the Way for Profit Disgorgement in Trademark Infringement Cases
In this age of global unrest, intellectual property disputes are becoming more prevalent. The Supreme Court of the United States has now made it clear that the victim of trademark infringement does not have to show that the infringer acted willfully in order to recover a profits award for the false or misleading use of the victim’s trademark.
Mark Macias named as new member of the American Board of Trial Advocates
ABOTA is an invitation-only organization whose members must have at least five years of active experience as trial lawyers, have tried at least 10 civil jury trials to conclusion and possess additional litigation experience.