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Counsel, Gray Reed & McGraw; Member, Texas House of Representatives
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Gray Reed Receives JD Supra’s 2017 Reader’s Choice Award for Energy & The Law Blog
March 22, 2017
Gray Reed Family Law Attorney Named Master Credentialed Collaborative Professional
March 15, 2017
Twenty-Two Gray Reed Attorneys Named Rising Stars by Texas Super Lawyers
March 8, 2017
Gray Reed Named Outstanding Mid-Size Firm by Houston Bar Foundation
February 21, 2017
Gray Reed Attorney and State Representative Jeff Leach Appointed Vice Chairman of Urban Affairs Committee and to Economic and Small Business Development Committee
February 16, 2017
Daryl Bailey Elected Chair of the Governing Board of Directors of Lexwork Americas
January 31, 2017
Gray Reed & McGraw Welcomes Ryan Sears
January 30, 2017
Gray Reed Associate Graduates from 2016-2017 Leadership Academy
January 25, 2017
Texas Business Litigation Treatise (Third Edition) Book Features Contributions from Gray Reed's Sofia Adrogué as Editor and Jim Ormiston as an Author as well as Attorneys Across Texas
January 18, 2017
Gray Reed’s Patrick Souter Named 2017 President of Texas Health Lawyers Association
January 16, 2017
Sofia Adrogué Named a "Top Latino Partner in the U.S." by Latino Leaders Magazine
January 13, 2017
Three Gray Reed Attorneys Earn Board Certification
January 12, 2017
Gray Reed Announces Change From P.C. to LLP
December 20, 2016
Gray Reed Gives Back
December 19, 2016
Gray Reed Associate Elise Schuller Barajas to Speak at TKG’s Understanding Anti-Kickback and Self-Referral Laws for Fair Market Value in Hospital and Physician Transactions LIVE Webcast
December 15, 2016
The Tenth Circuit Denies Syngenta’s Attempt to Appeal the Order Granting Class Certification
December 8, 2016
Gray Reed Attorneys Named Top Lawyers by Houstonia Magazine
December 1, 2016
Gray Reed's Fred Gaona Honored at Texas Minority Counsel Program Conference
November 14, 2016
Gray Reed & McGraw Announces Settlement of Long-Running Oil & Gas Class Action Case
November 14, 2016
Gray Reed Attorney Elected to Chair Dallas Bar Association Tax Section
November 11, 2016
Gray Reed's Jeff Leach Reelected to the Texas House of Representatives
November 9, 2016
Gray Reed & McGraw Welcomes Ben Fedorko
November 7, 2016
Gray Reed & McGraw Honored with U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” 2017 Awards
November 1, 2016
Gray Reed Named One of the Best Places to Work in 2016
October 28, 2016
Gray Reed & McGraw Welcomes Kevin Davidson
October 19, 2016
Crestwood and SWEPI Enter into Long-Term Gas Gathering Agreement in the Permian - Delaware Basin
October 7, 2016
U.S. District Judge Certifies Syngenta Corn Case as Class Action
September 27, 2016
Gray Reed Elects Three New Shareholders
September 14, 2016
Michael Gillman Appointed as Gray Reed's Real Estate Section Leader
September 9, 2016
Thirty-Two Gray Reed Attorneys Selected as 2016 Texas Super Lawyers by Thomson Reuters
September 9, 2016
Gray Reed Attorneys Honored as 2017 Best Lawyers in America
August 15, 2016
Gray Reed Client Tellurian Investments Inc. Announces Merger with Magellan Petroleum Corporation
August 3, 2016
Joe Royce Honored with Phi Delta Theta Alumnus of the Year Award
July 27, 2016
Gray Reed Welcomes Wes Dorman and Fred Gaona to Firm
July 22, 2016
Judge Robert Eckels Appointed to Houston College of Law Board of Directors
July 1, 2016
Gray Reed & McGraw's David Gair Elected to Tax Section Council of State Bar of Texas
June 20, 2016
Gray Reed & McGraw's Jack Emmott Elected Council Member for the State Bar of Texas Collaborative Law Section
June 17, 2016
Gray Reed & McGraw Welcomes New Attorneys to Houston Office
June 1, 2016
Gray Reed Sponsors Healthcare Panel Discussion
May 25, 2016
Gray Reed & McGraw Welcomes Jason Brown and Kristen Kelly
May 16, 2016
Gray Reed & McGraw Announces Executive Management Changes
Tom Rhodus Steps Aside After 26 Years of Service
May 11, 2016
Gray Reed & McGraw's Greg Sampson Elected as State Bar of Texas District Director
May 6, 2016
Sofia Adrogué Appointed to City of Houston’s Hispanic Advisory Board
May 6, 2016
Gray Reed Attorneys Recognized on 2016 D Magazine Best Lawyers in Dallas List
April 22, 2016
Legal Marketing Association Recognizes Gray Reed for its Microsite System
April 20, 2016
Gray Reed Continues to Grow Intellectual Property Practice
April 19, 2016
Gray Reed Client Crestwood Equity Partners Announces New Commercial Agreements with BlueStone National Resources II
April 8, 2016
Gray Reed & McGraw's Jack Emmott Publishes Book to Guide Couples Through Collaborative Divorce
March 30, 2016
Gray Reed's Greg Sampson Appears on Plugged In To DFW
March 29, 2016
Gray Reed's Charles Sartain Named Top Author by JD Supra
March 15, 2016
Gray Reed Named to Largest Houston-Area Real Estate Law Firms List
March 9, 2016
Gray Reed Attorneys Honored as Texas Super Lawyers' Rising Stars
March 7, 2016
Gray Reed Elects New Shareholders
March 1, 2016
Paul Yale Earns Certification in Commercial Arbitration
February 23, 2016
Sofia Adrogué Named One of “The 25 Most Influential Hispanic Lawyers” by Latino Leaders
February 15, 2016
Gray Reed & McGraw Strengthens Intellectual Property Practice
February 9, 2016
Forum Addresses Challenges in Combining Healthcare and Business Transactions
February 9, 2016
Gray Reed Represents Clients & Communities with 2015 Pro Bono Service
January 29, 2016
Gray Reed's Jennifer Gurevitz Earns Certification in Tax Law
January 20, 2016
Gray Reed Strengthens Commercial Litigation Practice with New Attorneys
January 18, 2016
Gray Reed’s Philip Jordan Included in “Who’s Who in Energy” List of Energy Industry Leaders
December 14, 2015
Gray Reed & McGraw Honored with U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers "Best Law Firms" 2016 Awards
November 2, 2015
Gray Reed Tax Attorney Selected as 2015 Rising Star by Today’s CPA
October 28, 2015
Significant Ruling in Eagle Ford Shale Emissions Case
October 27, 2015
Ruling Means Syngenta Corn Multidistrict Litigation May Proceed Forward towards Trial
September 21, 2015
Gray Reed’s Jack Rains Honored as a Texas A&M University Aggie Legend
September 18, 2015
Twenty-Eight Gray Reed Attorneys Selected as 2015 Texas Super Lawyers by Thomson Reuters
September 11, 2015
Gray Reed Elects Five New Shareholders
September 10, 2015
Gray Reed Attorneys Recognized as “2016 Best Lawyers in America”
August 18, 2015
Gray Reed Enhances its Construction and Energy Practices with New Attorneys
August 6, 2015
Dallas Business Journal Names Gray Reed & McGraw “Best Places to Work”
July 1, 2015
Gray Reed’s Jack Emmott Honored by State Bar of Texas and the Houston Bar Association
June 22, 2015
Gray Reed Expands Energy and Litigation Practices with Attorneys’ Arrival
June 18, 2015
Gray Reed’s Latest Advertising Campaign Wins Major Awards
May 27, 2015
Gray Reed Attorneys Selected As 2015 Best Lawyers in Dallas
May 19, 2015
Gray Reed Tax Attorney Selected for Leadership in CPA Societies
May 5, 2015
Gray Reed Featured in Texas Lawyer's "Top 100 Law Firms" List
May 5, 2015
Gray Reed and Friends Ride to Raise Money for Multiple Sclerosis
April 20, 2015
Top Litigator and Four Associates Join Gray Reed's Litigation Practice
March 27, 2015
Gray Reed Attorneys Honored as Thomson Reuters’ Texas Super Lawyers’ Rising Stars
March 10, 2015
Gray Reed & McGraw Named Top Real Estate Law Firm by Houston Business Journal
March 10, 2015
New Website Urges Gulf Coast Residents Affected by BP Oil Spill to Act Now
Gray Reed & McGraw Launches www.BPGulfSpillClaims.com to Help Potential Gulf Coast Claimants Navigate Process
February 6, 2015
Gray Reed Attorney Selected as Co-Lead Counsel for Syngenta Corn Multi-District Litigation
January 26, 2015
Gray Reed Pro Bono Efforts Benefit Communities
January 20, 2015
Three Leading Firms in $750 Million Rice Settlement File Class Action Suits against Syngenta on Behalf of Corn Farmers in Twenty States
Firms Contend Syngenta Should be Held Accountable for Farmers’ Economic Damages
December 18, 2014
Texas Bar Foundation Honors Gray Reed Attorney Lindsey Postula
December 16, 2014
Gray Reed & McGraw Secures Major Victory for Oil and Gas Operator
December 10, 2014
Gray Reed Welcomes Tax Associate Christopher Morales
November 11, 2014
Gray Reed & McGraw Honored with U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers' "Best Law Firms" 2015 Awards
November 3, 2014
Adrogué Honored as Keynote Speaker by Hispanic Officer of the Year Committee, Inc., Houston Police Department   
Gray Reed & McGraw Hosts International Legal Conference
October 27, 2014
Gray Reed Attorney Spotlighted for Pro Bono Efforts
October 22, 2014
Gray Reed Member Mary S. Axelrad Selected by the Supreme Court of Texas to Three-Year Term on Professional Ethics Committee for the State Bar
October 13, 2014
Gray Reed Attorney Certified as AA White Mediator
September 24, 2014
Gray Reed & McGraw Secures New Mexico Supreme Court Victory; Notable for Energy Companies
September 17, 2014
Gray Reed & McGraw Announces Arrival of Daniel Kroll to Firm’s Houston Office
September 15, 2014
Twenty-Seven Gray Reed Attorneys Selected as Super Lawyers by Thomson Reuters
September 8, 2014
Gray Reed & McGraw Promotes Lindsey Postula to Shareholder
September 4, 2014
Gray Reed Attorneys Recognized as “2015 Best Lawyers in America”
August 18, 2014
Texas Appellate Justice Jim Moseley Joins Gray Reed & McGraw
July 31, 2014
Gray Reed Deepens Expertise in Banking and Employment Law with Addition of New Attorneys
July 25, 2014
Gray Reed Attorney Honored by Gulf Coast Family Law Specialists
July 16, 2014
Gray Reed & McGraw Named a Top Workplace Award Winner
July 16, 2014
New Texas Business Litigation Book Features Contributions from Sofia Adrogué as Editor and Jim Ormiston as an Author as well as Attorneys Across Texas
July 7, 2014
Gray Reed Founding Partner Jim McGraw Certified as an A. A. White Mediator
July 2, 2014
Gray Reed & McGraw Welcomes Three New Attorneys
June 24, 2014
Gray Reed Named One of Top U.S. Mergers & Acquisitions Law Firms
June 13, 2014
Gray Reed Attorney Honored by Chambers USA
June 9, 2014
75 Attorneys from 40 countries Join Gray Reed for Three-Day Conference
May 12, 2014
Gray Reed & McGraw Welcomes Two Associates
May 9, 2014
Gray Reed & McGraw Named Top Energy Firm
May 1, 2014
Gray Reed & McGraw Supports MS 150 with $26,000 Donation
April 24, 2014
Gray Reed Attorneys Selected as “Best Lawyers” by D Magazine
April 23, 2014
U.S. District Court Vacates Arbitration Award on Behalf of Gray Reed Client
April 21, 2014
Gray Reed Attorney Recognized for Estate Planning
March 24, 2014
Gray Reed Attorneys Honored as Texas Super Lawyers’ Rising Stars
March 13, 2014
Gray Reed & McGraw Attorney Honored by the University of Houston Law Center
March 11, 2014
Gray Reed Announces Attorneys Promotions
February 17, 2014
Gray Reed & McGraw Welcomes New Member April R. Terry
February 5, 2014
Gray Reed & McGraw Named to Houston Business Journal Top Law Firms List
January 10, 2014
Three Gray Reed Attorneys Pass State Bar of Texas Board Certification Exam
January 9, 2014
Gray Reed & McGraw Announces Resignation Of Founding Partner; Effective Immediately, Firm Name Changed To Gray Reed & McGraw
December 31, 2013
George Diamond Joins Gray Reed as Of Counsel
November 5, 2013
Court Upholds Judgment in Favor of Former Police Officer
November 1, 2013
Gray Reed & McGraw Honored Among Best Law Firms Nationwide by U.S. News/Best Lawyers
November 1, 2013
Gray Reed & McGraw Named Among Top Energy Law Firms in Houston
October 29, 2013
Gray Reed & McGraw Welcomes Four New Associates
October 23, 2013
Houston Business Journal Names Gray Reed & McGraw Among Best Workplaces for 2013
October 18, 2013
Gray Reed & McGraw Attorney Speaks to TEXO, Construction Financial Management Association
October 15, 2013
Gray Reed Attorney Greg Sampson Chairs Dallas Father of the Year Luncheon
September 30, 2013
Gray Reed Announces 22 Lawyers Recognized as “Super Lawyers”
September 18, 2013
Gray Reed & McGraw Attorney Sofia Adrogué Co-Presents Houston Youth Leadership Forum
September 12, 2013
Gray Reed & McGraw Named to Houston Business Journal’s 2013 Top Mergers & Acquisitions Law Firms List
September 11, 2013
Gray Reed Attorneys David Gair and Drew York Promoted to Shareholder
August 23, 2013
Seven Gray Reed Attorneys Named 2013’s “Best in Houston” by H Texas Magazine
August 15, 2013
Gray Reed Attorneys Honored Among 2014 “Best Lawyers”
August 15, 2013
Gray Reed Attorney Recognized for Excellence in Wealth Management
August 13, 2013
Three Gray Reed Attorneys Named to Leadership of State Bar of Texas Tax Committee
August 7, 2013
Gray Reed Announces Shareholder's Appointment to Chair of Lexwork Committee
July 24, 2013
Dallas Court of Appeals Affirms Gray Reed Jury Verdict for Jani-King International, Inc.
July 12, 2013
Houston Business Journal Ranks Gray Reed & McGraw Among Largest Law Firms
July 5, 2013
National Law Journal Ranks Gray Reed Among Top Law Firms in U.S.
June 14, 2013
Ebony Rivon Honored by Lawyers of Color and by the Dallas Volunteer Attorney Program
May 31, 2013
USDA Confirms Presence of Genetically Modified Wheat, Trade Impact Possible
May 30, 2013
Gray Reed & McGraw Climbs Up the Ranks of the Texas Lawyer 2013 Top Law Firms List
May 16, 2013
Greg Sampson Honored by Dallas Bar for Pro Bono Efforts
May 15, 2013
Gray Reed Selected to Join the First Law International Network
May 14, 2013
D Magazine Names 2013 Best Lawyers in Dallas
May 2, 2013
Gray Reed Rides 183 Miles to Benefit National MS Society
April 30, 2013
Adrogué Honored as Executive Woman of the Year by Sucesos Newspaper & Solo Mujeres Magazine
April 26, 2013
Dallas Business Journal Lists Gray Reed as one of Texas' Leading Law Firms
April 24, 2013
Gray Reed Adds Depth to Bankruptcy Section, Hires Jason Brookner
April 23, 2013
Fourteen Gray Reed Attorneys Selected as Rising Stars by Texas Super Lawyers
April 22, 2013
Darrell Armer and Ruth Ann Daniels Inducted as Fellows of Texas Bar Foundation
April 19, 2013
Emmott Elected Chair-Elect of the State Bar of Texas Collaborative Law Section
March 18, 2013
New Blog Focuses on Making Tax Law Easier to Navigate for Business Owners and Entrepreneurs
March 4, 2013
Gray Reed Expands Services Offered, Adding Admiralty, Offshore Energy and Insurance Law Practice
February 22, 2013
Gray Reed Moves Up in the Rankings by HBJ and DBJ
January 24, 2013
Six Gray Reed Attorneys Become Board Certified
January 23, 2013
Gray Reed Named 'Top Ranked Law Firm' by Fortune Magazine
January 22, 2013
Gray Reed & McGraw Announces New Shareholders for 2013
January 2, 2013
Gray Reed Energy Practice Expands into Rocky Mountain States
December 5, 2012
Andy Meyercord Listed in "Who's Who in Healthcare"
By Dallas Business Journal
November 19, 2012
Gray Reed Attorneys Selected by Peers for Best Lawyers in America
November 16, 2012
Gray Reed Attorney Jeff Leach Elected to the Texas House of Representatives, District 67
November 6, 2012
Gray Reed Nationally Recognized by U.S. News / Best Lawyers
November 5, 2012
Gray Reed Welcomes Jeff Leach
November 1, 2012
Houston Business Journal Honors Gray Reed as a Best Place to Work
October 19, 2012
Gair Elected to Board of Directors for AVANCE, Inc.
October 10, 2012
Gray Reed & McGraw Welcomes Jason Luter
October 4, 2012
Working Pro-Bono: Gray Reed Represents Houston Man with $9,000 Water Bill
October 3, 2012
Kelsheimer Elected to Children's Advocacy Centers of Texas Board of Directors
September 28, 2012
Gray Reed Helps Garner Groundbreaking Judgment Against Paris, France in Reverse Domain Name Hi-Jacking Case
September 26, 2012
National Council of Jewish Women Greater Houston Honors Sofia Adrogue
September 25, 2012
Eight New Associates Join Gray Reed
September 21, 2012
Twenty Gray Reed Attorneys Selected as Super Lawyers
September 18, 2012
Gray Reed Expands Healthcare Section with Two New Attorneys
September 5, 2012
H-Texas Magazine Recognizes Gray Reed & McGraw Attorneys as Top Lawyers
August 6, 2012
Gray Reed & McGraw Attorneys Listed as 2012 Five Star Wealth Managers
August 6, 2012
Gray Reed Welcomes Martin Averill
August 5, 2012
Gray Reed Attorneys Appointed to International Tax Committee of the Tax section of the State Bar of Texas
July 23, 2012
Gray Reed Expands Services Offered at Firm’s Dallas Office, Adding Intellectual Property and Boosting Family Law Practices
July 18, 2012
Ormiston Obtains a Take Nothing Defense Verdict in Favor of Plains Exploration and Production Company
June 25, 2012
Athey Recognized for 50 Years of Service
June 22, 2012
Jim Reed Recognized as Litigator of the Week
June 12, 2012
Cary Gray Elected to Baylor University Board of Regents
May 31, 2012
Gray Reed & McGraw Climbs Up the Ranks of the Texas Lawyer Top Law Firms List
May 2, 2012
Hubenak Appointed to Houston CPA Society Strategic Planning Committee
May 1, 2012
D Magazine Names Best Lawyers in Dallas
April 23, 2012
University of Houston - Downtown Recognizes Ben Aderholt as Outstanding Adjunct
April 18, 2012
International Festival Highlights Sofia Adrogue's Native Argentina
April 17, 2012
Gray Reed Honored at United Way of Greater Houston Awards Ceremony
April 16, 2012
New Blog Focuses on Texas Energy Law
April 11, 2012
Seventeen Gray Reed & McGraw Attorneys Recognized in Super Lawyers - Rising Stars Edition
March 28, 2012
Emmott Elected to Board of Trustees and Directors for the Collaborative Law Institute of Texas
March 12, 2012
Kidney Foundation Presents Gift of Life Award
March 9, 2012
Four Attorneys Join Gray Reed & McGraw
February 8, 2012
Hubenak Elected to Texas Society of CPAs Board of Directors
January 31, 2012
Sofia Adrogue Appointed to Texas Supreme Court Advisory Committee
January 25, 2012
Gray Reed Attorneys Attain Board Certification in Tax Law
January 23, 2012
Gray Reed Named as a 2012 Go-To Law Firm for Fortune 500 Companies
January 9, 2012
Martindale-Hubbell and Fortune Magazine Recognizes Gray Reed as a 2012 Top Law Firm
January 6, 2012
Gray Reed Attorney Attains Board Certification in Commercial Real Estate Law
January 4, 2012
Jim McGraw Wins Appeal Affirming Dismissal of Real Property Claim for Waste Management of Texas, Inc.
January 3, 2012
New Blog Focuses on Texas Employment Law
January 3, 2012
U.S. News / Best Lawyers Name Gray Reed Among Top Law Firms
November 15, 2011
Gray Reed Attorney Appointed to the American Institute of CPA’s International Tax Resource Panel
November 9, 2011
Gray Reed Retrieves Another Domain Name for Client through UDRP Win
November 4, 2011
Adrogue, Crabtree and Kelsheimer Published in The Advocate
October 4, 2011
Three New Associates Join Gray Reed in Houston
October 3, 2011
Nineteen Gray Reed & McGraw Attorneys Selected as Super Lawyers
October 3, 2011
Gray Reed & McGraw Attorneys Listed as Best Lawyers in America
September 14, 2011
Gray Reed Attorney Appointed to International Tax Committee of State Bar
September 13, 2011
Four New Attorneys Join Gray Reed & McGraw
September 13, 2011
Jim Ormiston Elected a Fellow of International Society of Barristers
August 23, 2011
Gray Reed Delivers Jury Verdict for Jani-King
August 19, 2011
Gray Reed Attorneys Recognized by State Bar of Texas
July 11, 2011
Bayer Settles Suit With Rice Farmers in Texas, Other States
July 1, 2011
Gray Reed's Claude Wilson Named Honorary Fellow by TSCPA
June 27, 2011
H-Texas Magazine Recognizes Looper Attorneys as Top Lawyers
June 27, 2011
Gray Reed & McGraw Welcomes New Hires
June 10, 2011
Jani-King Awarded Over $4 Million in Damages
June 9, 2011
D Magazine Names Best Lawyers in Dallas for 2011
June 6, 2011
Former Harris County Judge Robert Eckels Joins Gray Reed
June 1, 2011
Lofgren Elected as Chair of the DBA Probate, Trusts & Estates Section
May 25, 2011
Hubenak Appointed To TSCPA Relations With The IRS Committee
May 20, 2011
Jury Verdict Among Top 100 in 2010
April 14, 2011
Sofia Adrogue Selected as a 2011 Most Powerful and Influential Woman of Texas
April 13, 2011
Eleven Gray Reed & McGraw Attorneys Recognized in Super Lawyers - Rising Stars Edition
March 22, 2011
Jim Ormiston Achieves Class Action Settlement on Behalf of 17,800 Consumers
March 21, 2011
Travis Crabtree's Second Dream Job
March 21, 2011
Gray Reed Expands Employment Practice Group with Three New Hires
March 2, 2011
Gray Reed Helps Client Protect Online Reputation and Employees
February 18, 2011
Patrick D. Souter Becomes Board Certified
January 6, 2011
Government Intervenes in School District Fraud Case Spearheaded by Gray Reed
December 30, 2010
Gray Reed Assists Government in Recovery of $16.25 Million Related to Bid Rigging at Texas Schools
November 11, 2010
Houston Chronicle Names Gray Reed a Best Place to Work
November 5, 2010
LRM Welcomes New Hires
November 3, 2010
Bayer Agrees to 'Watershed' Settlement in 7,000-Plaintiffs Rice Crop Contamination Litigation
October 21, 2010
Sofia Adrogue Selected for 2010 Greater Houston Women's Chamber Hall of Fame
October 20, 2010
Cary Gray Named Baylor Alumnus of the Year
October 18, 2010
In Memoriam - Lew W. Harpold
September 28, 2010
LRM Awarded Tier 1 Ranking
September 17, 2010
LRM Welcomes New Hires
August 25, 2010
Gray Reed & McGraw Announces New Members of Board
August 25, 2010
Gray Reed Completes Transaction for Houston American Energy Corp.
August 1, 2010
Seven Gray Reed & McGraw Attorneys Recognized by H-Texas Magazine
July 22, 2010
Gray Reed Joins Lexwork International
July 16, 2010
Coleman Appointed to Institutional Advancement Task Force
July 7, 2010
Gray Reed & McGraw Welcomes Jason Emmitte
June 29, 2010
Gabe Vick Joins Gray Reed & McGraw
June 29, 2010
Ben Aderholt Elected as Chair of the Mayor’s International Trade And Development Council - Americas
June 25, 2010
Adrogue Selected as Honorary Chair of the Annual Strong, Smart, and Bold Celebration Luncheon benefiting Girls Inc. of Greater Houston
May 21, 2010
Ormiston Appointed to Executive Committee of UT Law Alumni Association
May 19, 2010
Gray Reed & McGraw Announces a New Logo
May 3, 2010
Looper Climbs Up the Ranks of the Texas Lawyer Top Law Firms List
April 30, 2010
Gray Reed & McGraw Hires Chief Operating Officer
April 28, 2010
Gray Reed & McGraw Ranked a Top Law Firm in Houston
April 27, 2010
Sofia Adrogue Named a 2010 Texas Blazing Star Award Finalist
April 23, 2010
Norm Lofgren selected as 2010 Texas Monthly Five Star Wealth Manager
April 19, 2010
Sofia Adrogué Named a 2010 Texas Blazing Star Award Finalist
April 15, 2010
Twenty Gray Reed & McGraw Attorneys Recognized in Super Lawyers - Rising Stars Edition
March 30, 2010
Gray Reed & McGraw Wins Jury Verdict that Exonerates Landlord
March 22, 2010
Gray Reed & McGraw a Finalist in Best Real Estate Deal of 2009
March 8, 2010
Andy Meyercord Awarded 2010 TAHSA Board Leadership Award
March 4, 2010
Jack Rains Elected President of “C” Club of Houston; Cary Gray Becomes Member
February 18, 2010
Rice Farmers Win Second Critical Verdict in Case Against German Maker of Genetically Modified Rice
February 5, 2010
Joseph Acosta Appointed Co-Chair of Education Committee for Commercial Finance Association
January 26, 2010
Gray Reed & McGraw a Top 20 Firm
January 25, 2010
WIPO Awards Domain Name to Gray Reed & McGraw Pro Bono Client the PBS NewsHour
December 22, 2009
Lofgren Receives Philanthropic Leadership Award From Baylor Health Care System Foundation
December 18, 2009
Gray Successfully Settles High Profile Condemnation Lawsuit
December 11, 2009
Farmers Win Verdict in Case Against German Maker of Genetically Modified Rice
December 8, 2009
Hyman and Ormiston Successfully Prosecute an Arbitration for Choice Energy
November 30, 2009
Paul Yale, Julie Clark and Elizabeth Pinion Expand Gray Reed & McGraw’s Oil and Gas Title Examination Practice to Houston
November 20, 2009
Gray Reed & McGraw Successfully Negotiates Settlement Between Medical Properties Trust and Stealth, L.P.
November 20, 2009
Chance Decker and Ebony Rivon Join Gray Reed & McGraw
November 19, 2009
Texas Supreme Court Evens Playing Field For Unpaid Subcontractors In Texas
November 3, 2009
New Blog Focuses on Texas Restaurant Law
October 20, 2009
Charlie Sartain Appointed to Texas Independent Producers and Royalty Owners Association’s Sunset Task Force
October 19, 2009
Gray Reed & McGraw Named One of the Best Places to Work
September 23, 2009
Sixteen Gray Reed & McGraw Attorneys Selected as Texas Super Lawyers
September 16, 2009
Cooper Appointed to AICPA Energy Tax Policy Task Force
August 28, 2009
Gray Reed & McGraw Announces New Members of Board
August 26, 2009
David Montgomery Joins Gray Reed & McGraw
August 24, 2009
William Morris Elected to Texas Family Law Foundation Board of Directors
August 13, 2009
Gray Reed & McGraw Attorneys Listed in Best Lawyers in America
August 11, 2009
Matthew Sanderson of Gray Reed & McGraw Licensed as Solicitor
July 16, 2009
Lofgren Teaches Estate Planning Class at SMU
July 1, 2009
Looper Appointed to Advisory Committee for Australia/America Energy Conference
June 30, 2009
H-Texas Magazine Recognizes Four Gray Reed & McGraw Attorneys as "Top Lawyers"
June 25, 2009
Lofgren Elected Secretary/Treasurer of the Probate, Trust & Estates Section of the Dallas Bar Association
June 24, 2009
Gray Reed & McGraw Ranks Top 30th Law Firm in Texas
June 1, 2009
Attorney Joseph Acosta Joins Gray Reed & McGraw
May 29, 2009
Gray Reed & McGraw Attorneys Elected to the Texas Wesleyan School of Law Alumni Association Board
May 28, 2009
Ben Aderholt Appointed to City of Houston’s Mayor's International Affairs and Development Council-Americas
May 21, 2009
Aaron Ball Recognized in Houston Business Journal’s 40 Under 40
May 1, 2009
TBH Honors Sofia Adrogué as Female Corporate Executive of the Year
April 30, 2009
Sofia Adrogué Hosts a Television Talk Show
April 23, 2009
Mark Wigder Joins Gray Reed & McGraw
April 20, 2009
Ten Gray Reed & McGraw Attorneys Recognized in Super Lawyers - Rising Stars Edition
March 27, 2009
Attorney Paul Leitner Joins Gray Reed & McGraw
March 20, 2009
Rotary International Honors Ben Aderholt
March 17, 2009
Attorney Christopher Harris Joins Gray Reed & McGraw
March 8, 2009
Attorney Michael Cooper Joins Gray Reed & McGraw
March 4, 2009
Seven Gray Reed & McGraw Attorneys Recognized in Super Lawyers - Corporate Counsel Edition
February 19, 2009
Sofia Adrogué Hosts Television Talk Show
January 30, 2009
Gray Reed & McGraw Announces Two New Board Members
January 15, 2009
New Blog Focuses on Distressed Assets
December 10, 2008
Landry Presents at NYC Conference
December 9, 2008
New Blog Focuses on Texas Metal Recycling Law
November 17, 2008
Michael Hammond Joins Gray Reed & McGraw
November 13, 2008
Gray Reed & McGraw Promotes Two Attorneys
November 5, 2008
Attorney Joel C. Thompson Joins Gray Reed & McGraw
October 28, 2008
Gray Reed & McGraw Attorneys Listed in Best Lawyers in America
October 7, 2008
Joe Coleman Named 2008 Baylor Lawyer of the Year
October 2, 2008
Thirteen Attorneys Listed as Super Lawyers
October 1, 2008
Five Attorneys Join Gray Reed & McGraw
September 5, 2008
Ralph Perry-Miller Appointed to the 2009 State Bar of Texas Annual Meeting Committee
August 20, 2008
Jorge Gutierrez Named Associate in Dallas Office
August 20, 2008
Aaron Ball Licensed as a Solicitor in England and Wales
August 15, 2008
Amy Allen Named Associate in the Houston Office
July 24, 2008
William Chaney and Drew York successfully opposed Bayer AG
July 17, 2008
CIMA ENERGY, Ltd become the exclusive gas marketing arm for Mitsubishi Corp
July 10, 2008
The Statute of Frauds in Oil and Gas Transactions
April 12, 2007

Events

Gray Reed's Winter NAPE Happy Hour
February 16, 2017
The Art of Business Litigation
A Conversation (Business & Ethics), Sips & CLE
February 9, 2017
Live Webcast: Understanding Anti-Kickback and Self-Referral Laws for Fair Market Value in Hospital and Physician Transactions
January 19, 2017
The Art of Business Litigation
A Conversation (Business & Ethics), Sips & CLE
November 2, 2016
Healthcare Entrepreneurship: Perspectives From Those Who Know
A Forum for Healthcare Professionals
October 27, 2016, 6 p.m. - Dallas Westin Galleria
Inspiring Women in Business
Fourth Annual Art, Conversation & Culinary Delights
October 20, 2016, 5:30pm - 7:30pm- William Reaves Sarah Foltz Fine Art Gallery (Houston)
Meeting Tomorrow's Healthcare Fraud & Compliance Challenges Today
A Forum for Healthcare Professionals
May 25, 2016
St. Arnold's Happy Hour at Winter Nape
February 11, 2016
The Business of Healthcare
A Forum for Healthcare Professionals
January 26, 2016
St. Arnold's Happy Hour at Summer NAPE
August 20, 2015
Healthcare Issues & The 84th Texas Legislature
A Forum For Healthcare Professionals
July 16, 2015
St. Arnold's Happy Hour at Winter NAPE
February 12, 2015
Coordinating Patient Care from Head to Toe
Park City Club
November 20, 2014
Cocktails, Conversation and Collaboration
November 6, 2014
2014 Annual Lexwork Meeting
October 23, 2014
Women's Forum: Art, Conversation and Culinary Delights!
October 8, 2014
St. Arnold's Happy Hour at Summer NAPE
August 21, 2014
Dallas Arboretum Cool Thursdays
May 22, 2014
Navigating International Law Conference
May 9, 2014
Jazz on the Green
April 24, 2014
Gray Reed Energy Forum and CLE
November 19, 2013
Dallas Arboretum Cool Thursday
May 16, 2013
North Texas Gas & Oil Crawfish Boil
April 26, 2013
Social Media Views & Brews CLE
March 28, 2013

Thought Leadership

"The Duties of Operator in Marketing Non-Operators Production"
Buying and Selling Gas, Chapter 2, Executive Enterprises Publications Co., Inc.
1990
Midstream Contracts: Squaring Off Over Midstream Agreements
Oil & Gas Investor
March 2017
Midstream Agreements in a Stressed Environment
Oil & Gas Financial Journal
February 2017
Landmen as Independent Contractors: Is the Government's Voluntary Settlement Program Too Good to Pass Up?
TIPRO Target Newsletter
February 2, 2017
Landmen as Independent Contractors: Is the Government's Voluntary Settlement Program Too Good to Pass Up?
Dallas Association of Petroleum Landmen (DAPL) February Newsletter
February 2, 2017
Landmen as Independent Contractors: Is the Government's Voluntary Settlement Program Too Good to Pass Up?
Houston Association of Professional Landmen (HAPL) February Newsletter
February 1, 2017
Becoming a Texan: a Checklist for New Residents
Dave Perry Miller New Resident Packet
January 12, 2017
Landmen as Independent Contractors: Is the Government's Voluntary Settlement Program Too Good to Pass Up?
Landman Magazine
January 3, 2017
Why Repealing Obamacare Will Be Hard Work for Trump
Business 2 Community
December 1, 2016
New Overtime Regulations Frozen – to Death? What You Need to Know About the Overtime Rule Injunction Issued Nov. 22, 2016
Gray Reed & McGraw Legal Alert
November 23, 2016
Will Trump End the ACA? Some Practices Approve; Experts Say Not So Fast
Part B News
November 21, 2016
What Does a Donald Trump Presidency Mean for Healthcare? 15 Responses
Becker's Hospital Review
November 16, 2016
Lend Me Your Ear: An Update on the Syngenta Corn Case for Indiana Corn Farmers
Indiana Agricultural Law Foundation Newsletter
November 14, 2016
A Brave New World of Overtime Compliance
KenMore
Fall 2016
Making the Move
Texas Bar Journal
November 1, 2016
Selected Causes of Action Unique to the Oil and Gas Industry
Texas Business Litigation (ALM 2016 ed.)
October 17, 2016
Texas Tax Ruling Favors Frac Trailer Owners
Energy & the Law Blog
October 14, 2016
IRS Launches Renewed Attack on Valuation of Family Businesses - A Seismic Shift for Estate and Gift Tax Valuations
Gray Reed & McGraw Legal Alert
August 25, 2016
Final Rule Implementing Section 1557 of the Affordable Care Act Provides Health Care Specific Anti-Discrimination Mandates
American Health Lawyers Association
July 15, 2016
Routine Payroll Tax Delinquencies have become Stepping Stone to Criminal Prosecutions
Tax Alert
July 11, 2016
The Main Chorus: Accountability
Texas Lawyer
July 5, 2016
Federal Changes to Overtime Exemptions
New Regulation Decreases Number of Exempt Employees
May 18, 2016
The Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2016
What You Need to Know Right Now
May 5, 2016
It's Time to Name Names
Gray Reed & McGraw Legal Alert
February 17, 2016
National Origin, Citizenship & Immigration Status Discrimination
Gray Reed's Employer Handbook
February 17, 2016
New Partnership Audit & Assessment Rules
Gray Reed & McGraw Legal Alert
February 16, 2016
Supreme Court Alters Enforcement of Subrogation Clauses
Gray Reed & McGraw Legal Alert
January 29, 2016
The Impact of the Yates Memo: Government Investigations are Getting Personal
Gray Reed & McGraw Legal Alert
January 14, 2016
Race Discrimination
Gray Reed's Employer Handbook
December 10, 2015
U.S. Supreme Court Overturns Eighth Circuit Decision Regarding Issue Preclusion in Trademark Case
Gray Reed & McGraw Legal Alert
December 9, 2015
Voting Rights
Gray Reed's Employer Handbook
October 19, 2015
Update on Unreported Foreign Bank Accounts
Gray Reed & McGraw Legal Alert
September 9, 2015
Religious Discrimination
Gray Reed's Employer Handbook
August 11, 2015
Understanding the New "Open Carry" Laws
Gray Reed & McGraw Legal Alert
August 4, 2015
409A Compliance: Have or Want a Bonus Plan? Ensure it's Compliant
Gray Reed & McGraw Legal Alert
July 7, 2015
Fiduciary Duties When Selecting 401(k) Plan Investments
Gray Reed & McGraw Legal Alert
June 30, 2015
Jury Duty
Gray Reed's Employer Handbook
June 22, 2015
Sex Discrimination
Gray Reed's Employer Handbook
April 21, 2015
Recent Fifth Circuit Opinion Blocks Punitive Damages in Maritime Case
Gray Reed & McGraw Legal Alert
December 15, 2014
Americans with Disabilities Act
Gray Reed's Employer Handbook
December 3, 2014
Employee Handbooks
Gray Reed's Employer Handbook
October 30, 2014
D.C. Circuit Issues Important Ruling in National Security Case
Gray Reed & McGraw Legal Alert
August 13, 2014
Pregnancy Discrimination
Gray Reed's Employer Handbook
July 29, 2014
Why A Privately-Held Company May Have To Disclose That It Might Be Sold
Gray Reed & McGraw Legal Alert
July 25, 2014
Houston Civil Rights Ordinance Criminalizes Discrimination
Gray Reed & McGraw Legal Alert
July 14, 2014
U.S. Supreme Court Recognizes that Certain For-Profit Corporations may Exercise Religious Beliefs
Gray Reed & McGraw Legal Alert
July 14, 2014
Texas Supreme Court Significantly Limits the Minority Shareholder Oppression Doctrine
Gray Reed & McGraw Legal Alert
July 7, 2014
Language Changes for Borrowers and Guarantors of Secured Real Estate Loans
Gray Reed & McGraw Legal Alert
July 2, 2014
Seasonal Workers & Obamacare
June 27, 2014
Travel Time
Gray Reed's Employer Handbook
May 30, 2014
Does Your Property Tax Bill Seem Like a Shock and Awe Campaign?
Gray Reed & McGraw Legal Alert
May 15, 2014
Child and Spousal Support
Gray Reed's Employer Handbook
April 30, 2014
Infographic: The Rules for Taking Images From the Web for Your Own Use
April 21, 2014
Trade Secrets in Wellogix v. Accenture
Gray Reed & McGraw Legal Alert
April 1, 2014
Bonuses
Gray Reed's Employer Handbook
March 27, 2014
Commercial Lease Review (Tenant)
Gray Reed & McGraw Legal Alert
March 19, 2014
Age Discrimination
Gray Reed's Employer Handbook
February 27, 2014
I-9 Forms
Gray Reed's Employer Handbook
January 31, 2014
Preserve Your Right to a Payroll Tax Refund
Gray Reed & McGraw Legal Alert
January 28, 2014
Holiday Parties
Gray Reed's Employer Handbook
November 22, 2013
Obamacare and Seasonal Workers
Gray Reed & McGraw Legal Alert
November 7, 2013
Employee Terminations
Gray Reed's Employer Handbook
October 30, 2013
Background Checks
Gray Reed's Employer Handbook
October 1, 2013
SEC Eliminates the Ban on General Solicitation and Disqualifies Participation by “Bad Actors” in Certain Private Securities Offerings
Gray Reed & McGraw Legal Alert
September 26, 2013
Same-Sex Marriage Impacts Texas Retirement Plans
Gray Reed & McGraw Legal Alert
September 9, 2013
Equal Pay Act
Gray Reed's Employer Handbook
August 28, 2013
Workplace Investigations
Gray Reed's Employer Handbook
August 2, 2013
Your Business and the 83rd Legislature
Gray Reed & McGraw Legal Alert
July 11, 2013
The Devil is In the Details: Potential Pitfalls in Oil and Gas Assets Transactions that are Sometimes Overlooked  
Oil, Gas & Energy Resources Law Section Newsletter, Volume 37, Number 4 - Summer 2013
Summer 2013
Protect Your Trade Secrets – TUTSA
Gray Reed & McGraw Legal Alert
May 30, 2013
Tips
Gray Reed's Employer Handbook
May 28, 2013
At-Will Employment
Gray Reed's Employer Handbook
April 29, 2013
Recordkeeping - Part 2
Gray Reed's Employer Handbook
March 27, 2013
Recordkeeping - Part 1
Gray Reed's Employer Handbook
February 27, 2013
IRS Temporarily Expands Eligibility for Misclassified Worker Settlement Program
Gray Reed & McGraw Legal Alert
February 25, 2013
Should LLCs Convert to S Corporations?
Gray Reed & McGraw Legal Alert
February 22, 2013
Opportunity For Retroactive 2012 Gift From IRA To Charity
Gray Reed & McGraw Legal Alert
January 25, 2013
Smoking Discrimination
Gray Reed's Employer Handbook
January 25, 2013
The Supreme Court Blesses Arbitration Clauses in Non-Competes
Gray Reed & McGraw Legal Alert
December 19, 2012
Unpaid Interns, Volunteers and Trainees
Gray Reed's Employer Handbook
December 19, 2012
Supreme Court Blesses Arbitration Clauses in Non-Competes
December 19, 2012
Act Now to Avoid Paying More Taxes
Gray Reed & McGraw Legal Alert
December 6, 2012
Workers’ Compensation Retaliation
Gray Reed's Employer Handbook
November 6, 2012
Are You Prepared for a Software Audit? You Better Be
Gray Reed & McGraw Legal Alert
October 16, 2012
Discriminatory Use of Criminal Background Checks
Gray Reed's Employer Handbook
September 26, 2012
The WARN Act
Gray Reed's Employer Handbook
August 27, 2012
IRS Unsuccessful in Attack on Gifts of Family Limited Partnership Interests
Gray Reed & McGraw Legal Alert
July 19, 2012
Q&A on the U.S. Supreme Court's Decision on Healthcare Reform
July 12, 2012
The Dangers of Misclassifying Landmen: Is the Government's New Settlement Program Too Good to Pass Up?
Gray Reed & McGraw Legal Alert
July 5, 2012
Supreme Court Issues Landmark Decision on Healthcare Reform
Gray Reed & McGraw Legal Alert
June 28, 2012
Hiring Children
Gray Reed's Employer Handbook
June 25, 2012
Hiring
Gray Reed's Employer Handbook
May 30, 2012
Deductions from Pay
Gray Reed's Employer Handbook
April 30, 2012
Job Descriptions
Gray Reed's Employer Handbook
March 29, 2012
Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA)
Gray Reed's Employer Handbook
March 5, 2012
Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA)
Gray Reed's Employer Handbook
January 31, 2012
Year End Brings Fiduciary Liability Risk for 401(k) Plans
Gray Reed & McGraw Legal Alert
December 14, 2011
Covenants Not to Compete
Gray Reed's Employer Handbook
December 12, 2011
Trade Secrets and Confidentiality
Gray Reed's Employer Handbook
November 3, 2011
Polygraph Protection
Gray Reed's Employer Handbook
September 29, 2011
Privacy in the Workplace
Gray Reed's Employer Handbook
August 11, 2011
Not All Pension Plans Are Created Equal
July 25, 2011
Exempt vs Non-Exempt Employees
Gray Reed's Employer Handbook
June 18, 2011
Is It Really "Loser Pays" in Texas? The Latest Tort Reform Law Explained in Plain English
Gray Reed & McGraw Legal Alert
June 16, 2011
Employee Overtime
Gray Reed's Employer Handbook
May 19, 2011
Sexual Harassment: How to Avoid an EEOC Claim and Lawsuit
Gray Reed's Employer Handbook
April 29, 2011
Take Action Now to Prevent Your Website Being Associated with a Porn Site
Gray Reed & McGraw Legal Alert
April 4, 2011
Employee Drug Testing
Gray Reed's Employer Handbook
February 25, 2011
Pacific Lumber and Philadelphia Newspapers: The Eradication of a Carefully Constructed Statutory Regime Through Misinterpretation of Section 1129(b)(2)(A) of the Bankruptcy Code
The American Bankruptcy Law Journal
February 1, 2011
Does the Family Medical Leave Act Apply to My Business?
Gray Reed's Employer Handbook
January 19, 2011
The Differences Between Independent Contractors and Employees
Gray Reed's Employer Handbook
January 4, 2011
How Can an Employer Successfully Handle Social Networking?
Gray Reed's Employer Handbook
December 10, 2010
Recent Amendments to the FCA
Gray Reed & McGraw Legal Alert
August 25, 2010
Health Care Reform Places Affirmative Duty on Providers to Refund Overpayments from Federal Health Care Programs
July 2010
Restructuring Debts In and Out of Court
June 30, 2010
What Does Health Care Reform Mean For Physicians?
April 19, 2010
What They Don’t Know Can Hurt Them: Why Clients Should Know if Their Attorney Does Not Carry Malpractice Insurance
Baylor Law Review
2010
Offshore Anti-Abuse and Foreign Provisions in the HIRE Act
March 31, 2010
SEC Adopts Enhanced Proxy Disclosure Rules for the 2010 Proxy Season
March 9, 2010
Who Pays for the Well After the Lease Terminates? Wagner & Brown v. Sheppard - The Rest of the Story
December 11, 2009
Do You Own Your Company Name (and Can You Even Use It)?
August 29, 2009
IRS Announces "Quiet Disclosures" No Longer Accepted
August 28, 2009
A Guide to Buying Distressed Assets
August 18, 2009
Document Retention: The 800 lb. Gorilla
June 10, 2009
Oil and Gas Operator Liability Addressed in Recent Texas Supreme Court Rulings
April 27, 2009
2009 Changes to COBRA: What Employers Need to Know
March 19, 2009
Alert Regarding "Compliance Services" Solicitation
March 9, 2009
About Face: Significant Changes to the Americans with Disabilities Act that Affect Your Business Right Now
March 4, 2009
A-Rod v. Employee Drug Testing?
March 2, 2009
A Guide to Employee Terminations
February 26, 2009
Dallas County Ordinance Targets Apartment Complexes
February 9, 2009
Justice Dept Challenges Offshore Private Banking
December 3, 2008
Better to Kill Than to Maim: The Current State of Medical Malpractice Wrongful Death Cases in Texas
Baylor Law Review
2008
The Rejectability of Arbitration Clauses: Part II
American Bankruptcy Institute Journal
June 1, 2007
The Rejectability of Arbitration Clauses
American Bankruptcy Institute Journal
April 1, 2007
Co-author, Statistical Analysis of the 2001-02 Puerto Rico Supreme Court Term
Puerto Rico Law Review, Volume 72, Number 3
2003
The Accountability of a Producing Co-Tenant
Natural Resources State Bar Section Report
February 1976

Speeches and Presentations

Ethics: Best Practices for Lawyers Working with Landman
Proceedings of the 59th Annual Institute of Mineral Law, Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University (2012)
Executive Enterprise Seminars
Barry has spoken at various Executive Enterprise Seminars relating to oil and gas matters.
South Texas College of Law Houston
Barry has given various presentations relating to oil and gas matters at the South Texas College of Law Houston.
The Future of the Affordable Care Act
American Health Lawyers Association Roundtable CLE (Austin)
February 21, 2017
Repeal, Repeal and Replace or What? Current Proposals for Addressing the Affordable Care Act
Baylor University Law School
February 11, 2017
When Does a Gas Dedication Create a Real Property Interest?
Texas Journal of Oil, Gas, and Energy Law Symposium
February 10, 2017
New World of Tax Fraud – Attack on Tax Professionals
Dallas CPA Society's Member Appreciation CPE Series
February 9, 2017
Captive Insurance – Playing Between the Lines
Dallas Bar Association - Tax Section
February 6, 2017
Facts and Fiction in the Fracking Debate
ALTAPL Educational Seminar
February 4, 2017
The Occasional Tourists' Guide to the Texas Courts of Appeals
Solo & Small Firm Section, Dallas Bar Association
February 1, 2017
Texas Nuisance Law After Crosstex v. Gardiner
State Bar of Texas Oil Gas and Energy Resources Section, Houston, Texas
January 27, 2017
Hot Issues in Intellectual Property in the Northern and Eastern Districts
Inaugural Northern District of Texas Bench Bar Conference
January 27, 2017
Bankruptcy Issues Facing the Oil & Gas Industry
State Bar of Texas Oil & Gas Disputes Course, Houston, Texas
January 26, 2017
2017 Energy & Construction Client Summit- Breakout Session
Hosted by AIG
January 25, 2017
Individual and Small Business Tax Update and Thoughts on Future Tax Law Changes
MAPS Study Group, Houston CPA Society
January 24, 2017
What Ever New Practitioner Should Know
UT Southwestern Urology Residents & Fellows
January 24, 2017
1031 Exchanges
Keller Williams Realty
January 11, 2017
What Every Financial Planner Needs to Know About Tax Law Changes Going into Effect in 2017 and a Look into the Crystal Ball of Tax Law Change
January 10, 2017
Oil and Gas: The Fractured State of the Industry — Opportunities for Us!
34th Annual National CLE Conference, Snowmass, Colorado
January 7, 2017
1111(b) Election – A Straightforward Analysis of This Often Misunderstood But Powerful Tool
34th Annual National CLE Conference, Snowmass, Colorado
January 5, 2017
Indemnification in Healthcare Contracts: Concepts, Coverage and Clauses
Dallas Bar Association- Health Law Section
November 16, 2016
Fiduciary Duty: When a Business Relationship Becomes a Personal Affair
Insitute of Managerial Accountants- Dallas/Fort Worth Chapter
November 15, 2016
The Times, They are A-Changin’: The New World of Tax Fraud Cases
Dallas Bar Association
November 7, 2016
Offshore Compliance Options including OVDP and the Streamlined Filing Compliance Procedures
19th Annual International Tax Symposium
November 3, 2016
The Effect of a Business of Your Personal Taxes and Retirement Plans
Jones School of Business at Rice University
November 3, 2016
Tax Accounting and Recordkeeping 101
Jones School of Business at Rice University
November 1, 2016
Choice of Entity: Tax, Liability and Function Drivers for Entity Selection
Jones School of Business at Rice University
October 27, 2016
Federal Tax Update: 2016 Year in Review
Houston CPA Society's Personal Financial Planning Conference
October 26, 2016
Mid-Stream Contracts/Covenants Running with the Land in Bankruptcy Context
Houston Bar Association
September 22, 2016
Offshore Tax Enforcement and Voluntary Compliance Programs
Advanced Tax Law Course, Austin, Texas
September 19, 2016
International Tax Breakout Session - Panelist
Airlines for America Tax Seminar - Chicago, Illinois
August 26, 2016
Transfer Pricing and Cross Border Transactions
2016 U.S./Mexico Conference
July 28, 2016
Tax and Corporate Concerns for Startups
OwlSpark & RED Labs Summer Accelerator Program
June 27, 2016
Official and Ad Hoc Committees: Getting Retained Ethically
33rd Annual Advanced Business Bankruptcy Course, State Bar of Texas, Austin, Texas
June 23, 2016
Panelist of Pro Bono Collaborative Law Process Project for the Poor
Annual Convention State Bar of Texas
June 16, 2016
Failing Equipment and Pipe Products Liability Issues in the Oil Patch
Navigators Insurance Market Seminar
June 9, 2016
IRS Exempt Organization Hot Topics, Including Updates on Rulings and Court Cases
TSCPS Non-Profit Organizations Conference - Plano, TX
May 23, 2016
Fundamentals: For-Profit and Non-Profit Health System Joint Ventures: Structuring Strategic Relationships to Address Market Evolution
American Health Lawyers Association Health Care Transactions Program - co-presented with David Lewis
May 17, 2016
Advanced Courses: Guardianship Law and Elder Law
Texas Bar CLE
April 14, 2016
Tax Accounting and Recordkeeping 101: Can I deduct this?
Texas Medical Center Accelerator
March 22, 2016
What Everyone in Business Must Know About Intellectual Property
TREP EXPO
March 18, 2016
Tax and Entity Selection 101: Tax Concerns, Owner Payments and Conversions
Texas Medical Center Accelerator
March 17, 2016
Patents and Export Control Compliance: Managing Risk and Avoiding Unintentional Violations
Strafford CLE Webinar
March 3, 2016
Hurricane Breakaways: Rig Owner Duties, Liabilities and Defenses
IRMI Energy Risk & Insurance Conference - Houston
March 2, 2016
Business Tax Deductions and Recordkeeping 101: Answers to the Ever Important Question "Can I deduct this?"
Neighborhood Community Centers
February 17, 2016
International Tax Update
International Tax Study Group, Houston CPA Society
February 17, 2016
Foreign Financial Institution Reporting: Are You Ready for the 2016 FATCA Deadlines
Strafford Webinar
February 3, 2016
Products Liability Issues in the Oil Patch
State Bar of Texas, Oil and Gas Disputes - Houston
January 28, 2016
Electronic Case Filing Best Practices
2009 Federal Court Practice Conference - Dallas, Texas
May 2009
Rigs on Walkabout: Hurricane Breakaways!
24th Annual University of Texas Admiralty and Maritime Law Conference - Houston, presented with Patrick Cooney
January 21, 2016
Individual and Small Business Tax Update
MAP Study Group, Houston Society of CPA's
January 19, 2016
Top 8 Legal and Tax Mistakes Small Businesses and Startups Make
Neighborhood Community Centers
January 19, 2016
Chapter 15 – Cross Border Issues (No Wall Here) and Puerto Rico – A Singular Example of Sovereign Debt
33rd Annual National CLE Conference, Vail, Colorado
January 8, 2016
A Model Form Title Opinion: Time for a Revisit?
State Bar of Texas Section Report, Oil, Gas and Energy Law Section, Volume 40, Number 1/Fall 2015
December 11, 2015
Estate Planning 101: What Individuals Need To Have In Place TODAY For TOMORROW  
Pre-Retirement Seminar, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency
December 10, 2015
Accountant-Client Privilege: What It Is and How to Protect It
The 62nd Annual Texas CPA and Tax Institute, TSCPA CPE - Dallas, TX
November 20, 2015
Accountant-Client Privilege: What It Is and How to Protect It
The 62nd Annual Texas CPA and Tax Institute, TSCPA CPE - San Antonio, TX
November 19, 2015
Buy Assets? Sell Equity? Items to Consider When Transacting Flow Through Entities
The 62nd Annual Texas CPA and Tax Institute, TSCPA CPE
November 19, 2015
Social Media and the Internet for Small Business
Texas Society of CPAs - Southeast Texas Chapter
November 18, 2015
Collaborative Law: Therapeutic Justice and Social Work Values Taking Root Around the Globe  
National Association of Social Workers, Texas State Conference
November 12, 2015
The IRS’s Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program and Related Procedures
The 18th Annual International Tax Symposium - Houston, TX
November 12, 2015
Accountant-Client Privilege: What it is and How to Protect It
CPE Conference - An Epicurean Education
November 4, 2015
E-Invoicing for Tax Purposes
International Air Transport Association Industry Taxation Seminar - Montreal, Canada
October 26, 2015
The Affordable Care Act and Fraud and Abuse: Pertinent Provisions Related to Enforcement and Compliance
Texas Hospital Association - Texas Health Conference: Fundamentals of the Affordable Care Act
October 11, 2015
Crowdfunding for Small Business
UHSBDC
October 8, 2015
Economic Credentialing and Peer Review Considerations with Value Based Performance Organization
National Association of Medical Staff Services: 39th Educational Conference & Exhibition
October 7, 2015
Guardianship Ad Litem Certification Program for Guardianship Cases
DBA Probate Section & DVAP
September 28, 2015
Cutting Edge Issues of Retention and Fee Applications
American Bankruptcy Institute 23rd Annual Southwest Bankruptcy Conference, Las Vegas NV
September 11, 2015
What Cancer Patients and their Families Need to Have in Place Today for Tomorrow
Multiple Myeloma Support Group
July 11, 2015
IRS Criminal Investigation Process & Current Areas of Focus
2015 Annual Meeting of the Tax Section of the State Bar of Texas
June 19, 2015
International Tax Compliance
Houston CPA Society, CPE by the Sea
June 11, 2015
Deepwater Horizon: Answers to Additional Insured Questions
12th Annual Advanced Insurance Law Course, San Antonio, Texas
June 11, 2015
Child Support: How to Navigate the Attorney General’s Office and the IV-D Courts
Dress for Success Professional Women’s Group
May 21, 2015
Section 1374(d)(7) Recognition Period
American Business Association
May 8, 2015
Choice of Entity – Tax, Liability and Functional Drivers for Entity Selection
Gray Reed Transactional Section Meeting
April 30, 2015
What’s New With Implied and Unwritten Easements?
AAPL Southwestern Land Institute
April 27, 2015
Legislative Update
Texas Association of Health Care Financial Administration, Arlington, Texas
April 17, 2015
What's on the Line in King vs. Burwell?
Texas Health Lawyers Association April Membership Meeting
April 1, 2015
Legislative Update and Recent Enforcement Actions
Texas Association of Health Care Financial Administration, Wichita Falls, Texas
March 20, 2015
Putting Presentations in Their Place: Engaging the Audience and Delivering the "WOW"
Legal Marketing Association - Dallas Chapter
March 19, 2015
Product Failures in the Oil Field
IRMI Energy Risk & Insurance Conference, Houston, Texas
March 18, 2015
Current Professional Fee Issues
32nd Annual Advanced Business Bankruptcy Course, State Bar of Texas, Houston, Texas
February 20, 2015
Common Carrier Issues in the Wake of Denbury
Houston Bar Oil, Gas and Mineral Law Section
February 17, 2015
Fraud & Abuse Refresher and Recent Government Enforcement Actions
North Texas Healthcare Compliance Professionals Association
February 17, 2015
Orange is Not Your Color, How to Stay in the Black: Recent Enforcement Activities Related to Fraud & Abuse, HIPAA and Anti-trust.
HFMA Lone Star Chapter 2015 Winter Institute
February 2015
Legislative Update and Recent Government Enforcement Actions
Texas Association of Health Care Financial Administration, Lubbock, Texas
February 13, 2015
Anatomy of a Criminal Tax Case
State Bar of Texas - Tax Law in a Day Course
February 6, 2015
Structuring Physician In-Office Drug Dispensing and Compounding Arrangements
American Health Lawyers Association Physicians and Hospitals Law Institute - co-presented with Rick Hindmand
February 2-4, 2015
Roundtable Discussion on Recent Issues Affecting Physicians
American Health Lawyers Association, Physicians and Hospitals Institute - Sponsored by the Physicians Organization Practice Group
February 3, 2015
Economic and Tax Issues in Drafting Partnership Agreements
CPE Presentations
(multiple dates)
The Man is in the House: How to Handle an IRS Examination
Saville CPA Presentation
January 26, 2015
Legal Issues Pertaining to Athletic Training
Lakewood Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine
January 24, 2015
Claims Issues – Who says a Claim is a Claim is a Claim?  Equitable Subordination/Recharacterization/Designation
32nd Annual National CLE Conference, Law Education Institute, Vail, Colorado
January 10, 2015
Panel Moderator and Co-Presenter, “Mediating Oil and Gas Disputes in Texas,”
State Bar of Texas Oil and Gas Disputes Course - Houston, Texas
January 8, 2015
Recent Developments in the Ancient Doctrine of Fraudulent Conveyance – It All Started with an Englishman’s Sheep
32nd Annual National CLE Conference, Law Education Institute, Vail, Colorado
January 7, 2015
The AAPL Operating Agreement and the Deadbeat Nonoperator,
Vol. 51, No. 2, Rocky Mt. Min. Law Fdn. J., 327, 2014
December 2014
Healthcare from Head to Toe
Baylor University Hankamer School of Business - Gray Reed & McGraw Healthcare Forum
November 20, 2014
Legislative Protections for Texas Optometrists
EyeCon 2014
November 10, 2014
Navigating a Complicated Pitch/RFP through the Firm
Legal Marketing Association - Texas Regional Chapter, Dallas, Texas
November 6-7, 2014
Practical Approaches to IRS Penalties
DBA Tax Section Annual Meeting
November 3, 2014
Fraud & Abuse Refresher
Forest Park Medical Center Dallas
November 2014
Population Health in the Age of Health Care Reform Presentation 5
Executive Healthcare Network, Dallas, Texas
November 2014
Mastering Data Privacy, Social Media, & Cyber Law Live CLE
PRSA Houston Chapter
October 30, 2014
1031 Exchanges Advanced Presentation
University of Houston Law Center
October 30, 2014
Estate Planning 101:  What Individuals Need to Have in Place Today for Tomorrow.  
United States Comptroller of the Currency pre-retirement Seminar
October 29, 2014
Representing Clients Who May Be Incapacitated: The Lawyers Role and Ethical Duties
Dallas Bar Association - Probate, Trusts & Estates Section Program
October 28, 2014
1031 Exchanges
University of Houston Law Center
October 23, 2014
Latin America Regional Update
International Air Transport Association Industry Taxation Seminar - Singapore
October 23, 2014
Mastering Data Privacy, Social Media, & Cyber Law Live CLE
Webinar
October 22, 2014
The Key for Collaborative Process to Survive and Thrive Now and in the Future
HBA Collaborative Law Section Meeting
October 21, 2014
Ethical Risks of Attorney Social Media Activity
Strafford CLE
October 7, 2014
Bostic Causation - Texas and Beyond
Harris Martin's Midwest Asbestos Litigation Conference - St. Louis, Missouri.
September 18, 2014
Judicial Legal Writing - Fall 2014 Seminar
Federal Bar Association
Fall 2014
Insurance Update: The Impact of the Affordable Care Act on Policyholder's Rights
State Bar of Texas, 10th Annual Advanced Consumer & Commercial Law Course
September 12, 2014
A Whole New World? Breach of Fiduciary Duty Claims in Bankruptcy
The Advocate: State Bar of Texas Litigation Section Report, Vol. 68
Fall 2014
Fraud & Abuse / Anti-Trust Overview
UT Southwestern OBGYN Residency Program
August 19, 2014
International Tax Compliance
Texas Association of CPAs annual meeting
August 15, 2014
Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Issues:  The 2014 OVDP and New Streamlined Procedures
Texas Association of CPAs Annual Meeting
August 15, 2014
Navigating the Tricks and Traps of Tax Issues of U.S. Green Card and Visa Residents
Texas Association of CPAs Annual Meeting
August 15, 2014
Discovery: The New “New Rules”, Electronically Stored Information, Objections and Drafting Tips - Kyle Sanders and Chloe Walker, paper co-author
39th Annual Advanced Family Law Course
August 5, 2014
When Your Client is Suspected of Tax Fraud...
Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants - Fort Worth Chapter
July 31, 2014
Panelist:  Advertising Sweepstakes and Contests for Social Media for 2014 and Beyond Webcast CLE
The Knowledge Congress
July 23, 2014
Population Health in the Age of Health Care Reform Presentation 4
Texas Association of Health Care Financial Administration, El Paso, Texas
July 18, 2014
Legislative Update
State Bar College 16th Annual Summer School
July 17, 2014
What Cancer Patients and Their Families Need To Have In Place TODAY For TOMORROW
Baylor University Medical Center Patients and Cvetko Center Staff
June 21, 2014
Employment Taxes – A Potential Nightmare
Tax Alliance Conference - Plano, Texas
June 11, 2014
One Size Doesn’t Fit All - Implementing an Effective Compliance Program
LeadingAge
May 2014
Real Life Compliance Scenarios
HFMA Lone Star Chapter Major League Institute, Arlington, Texas
May 19, 2014
Child Support: There’s Never Enough
Houston Volunteer Lawyers Family Law Seminar CLE; South Texas College of Law
May 16, 2014
Recent Changes to Innocent Spouse Relief
2014 Convergence Seminar, Dallas CPA Society
May 8, 2014
AAPL Form 610-Horizontal Modifications
Houston Association of Professional Landmen, Annual Saturday Workshop
May 3, 2014
Fraud & Abuse / Physician Employment Agreement
Forest Park Medical Center, Legal Seminar
April 29, 2014
Health Care Fraud and Abuse
HFMA Lone Star Chapter, Central Texas Institute, Temple, Texas
April 25, 2014
Population Health in the Age of Health Care Reform Presentation 3
Texas Association of Health Care Financial Administration, Arlington, Texas
April 18, 2014
Nonprofit Compensation: Risks, Rules and Best Practices
Nonprofit Law Study Group - Dallas Bar Association
April 16, 2014
Recent Settlements and Developments (Stark and Anti-Kickback Statutes) and Key Issues Affecting Physician/Hospital Relationships
Dallas Bar Association
April 16, 2014
Fraud & Abuse / Physician Employment
Texas Orthopaedic Association Annual Meeting, San Antonio, Texas
April 11, 2014
Impact of Social Media on the Law
University of Houston Law Center Legal Clinic
2014
Building Your Practice: Client Development For Young Lawyers
SMU Dedman School of Law's Planning To Conquer The Real World Of Private Practice Conference
April 5, 2014
Recent Changes to Innocent Spouse Relief
Denton County Bar Association
April 4, 2014
EPCRS Rev. Proc. 2013-12: Riding the Waves of Change
Dallas Bar Association
April 2, 2014
Health Care Mergers and Governance Issues
JDH Group Annual Meeting
April 2, 2014
Additional Insured Provisions in Oil & Gas Contracts:  Lessons Learned from Deepwater Horizon
The University of Texas School of Law 40th Annual Ernest E. Smith Oil, Gas and Mineral Law Institute, Houston, Texas
March 28, 2014
Corporate Tax:  What You Need to Know – Panelist
Hispanic National Bar Association 5th Corporate Counsel Conference - Orlando, Florida
March 20, 2014
Population Health in the Age of Health Care Reform Presentation 2
Texas Association for Healthcare Financial Administration Seminar Series Wichita Falls, Texas
March 14, 2014
The AAPL Operating Agreement and the Deadbeat Non-Operator
North Houston Association of Professional Landmen
March 13, 2014
The Intersection Between Family Law and Business Entities and Real Estate Law
28th Annual Family Law Conference, South Texas College of Law.
March 6, 2014
Physician Employment Contracts and Stark/Anti-Kickback
Forest Park Medical Center and the Texas Orthopaedic Association
March 6, 2014
Recent Developments in Indemnity and Insurance Law—Lessons Learned from Deepwater Horizon
2014 International Risk Management Institute’s Energy Risk and Insurance Conference, Houston, Texas
March 5, 2014
The Intersection Between Family Law and Business Entities and Real Estate Law
South Texas College of Law Family Law Conference
March 3, 2014
The Devil is In the Details: Issues in E&P Transactions that are Sometimes Overlooked
16th Annual Permian Basin Seminar on Oil and Gas Law, Midland, Texas
March 2014
A Top 10 Rundown of International Tax Compliance
Tax Law Survey in a Day - State Bar of Texas, Dallas, Texas
February 28, 2014
The Final Report of the ABI National Ethics Task Force, Including Best Practices for Creditors’ Committee Solicitation
31st Annual Advanced Business Bankruptcy Course, State Bar of Texas, Houston, Texas
February 21, 2014
Enforcement of Court Orders
2014 Judicial Winter Regional Conferences
February 20, 2014
Should I Ditch the Arbitrator and Waive the Jury
Gray Reed Client CLE Presentation
February 18, 2014 and August 27, 2014
The Knowledgeable Health Care Consumer
The People's Law School at Baylor University
February 15, 2014
Population Health in the Age of Health Care Reform Presentation 1
Texas Association for Healthcare Financial Administration & HFMA Lone Star Chapter; 2014 West Texas Seminar, Lubbock, Texas
February 10, 2014
Keeping Your Trade Secrets Secret
Dallas Association of Professional Landmen
February 3, 2014
Bobsledding: Steering Around Prior Bad Actors – Litigation Following Fraud and Other Misconduct The Battle For D&O Proceeds in Bankruptcy
ABI Rocky Mountain Bankruptcy Conference, Denver, Colorado
January 23, 2014
Claims Property Issues
Aon Energy Risk Symposium (Presented with Brett Flande, Christopher Dye, Ronald Hajjar and Jeremy Palmer)
January 15, 2014
And the Hogs Just Get Fatter:  Make Whole Premiums and Other Lender “Fees,” Default Interest and Penalties
31st Annual National CLE Conference, Law Education Institute, Vail, Colorado
January 8, 2014
Employment/Engagement Contracts
Advanced Family Law Drafting Course
Dec. 2013
Challenge the IRS - A "How-To" Manual on Tax Controversies
Accounting Continuing Professional Education Network Tax Institute Webcast
December 4, 2013
Selected Issues Involving Art and Other Collectibles
Dallas Bar Association Probate, Trusts & Estates Section
November 26, 2013
The Future of the Legal Industry & How We Can Position Ourselves for Success (panel member)
Legal Marketing Association - Dallas Chapter, Dallas, Texas
November 21, 2013
IRS Whistleblowers: The Good, the Bad and the Criminal
60th Annual CPA Tax Institute by the Texas Society of CPAs
November 21-22, 2013
Privacy Laws & Legislation
Houston Interactive Marketing Association
November 19, 2013
Deepwater Horizon: Game Changing Indemnity and Insurance Rulings
2013 LRM Energy Forum Houston, TX
November 19, 2013
Trends in Project Finance for Oil & Gas Production
Gray Reed & McGraw Energy Forum and CLE
November 19, 2013
Physician Employment Contracts and Stark/Anti-Kickback Legal Seminar
Texas Orthopaedic Association
November 13, 2013
‘Til Death Do Us Part?: Child Support Enforcement after Death
co-presenter at the Burta Rhoads Rayborn Inns of Court
November 11, 2013
Joint Operating Agreements and Claims Against Operators
East Texas Association of Petroleum Landmen
November 2013
Trawling for Taxpayers: An Update on the Tightening Net of FBAR and FATCA Compliance
State Bar of Texas 16th International Tax Symposium
November 7-8, 2013
The Employee Life Cycle
Children's Advocacy Centers of Texas Partners in Courage Luncheon
October 30, 2013
Insurance Coverage in the Oil Patch:  Insurance Coverage in the Oil Patch The Deepwater Horizon Rulings
UT Law 22nd Admiralty and Maritime Law Conference, Houston, Texas (Presented with John M. Elsley)
October 18, 2013
The Good the Bad and the Ugly
TEXO and CMFA Meeting
October 17, 2013
"How-To” Manual on Tax Controversies - Notice of Deficiency, Notice of Determination, and Tax Litigation
Tax Webinar
October 16, 2013
Recent Developments in Indemnity and Insurance Law—Lessons Learned from Deepwater Horizon
Client Presentation, Houston, Texas
October 11, 2013
Project Finance Trends for Oil Exploration Projects
Lexwork Corporate Business Meeting
October 2013
Lessons Learned: Shale Development in the US
Investment in UK Shale Seminar, London, UK
October 2013
S Corporation Updates
ABA Tax Section Conference
September 20, 2013
How to Try a Business Torts Case–From Voir Dire to Verdict
Texas Bar CLE 4th Annual Business Torts Institute panel discussion
Sept. 20, 2013
2013 Legislative Update – Healthcare
Texas Association for Healthcare Financial Administration, 2013 Annual Fall Symposium
September 16, 2013
Child Support
Houston Volunteer Lawyers Program Family Law Conference
2013
Contempt Enforcement "Trial Demonstration"
State Bar of Texas - 39th Annual Advanced Family Law Course
August 5-8, 2013
The Clean Energy Company Bankruptcy: Here to Stay?
ABI Technology and Intellectual Property Committee Newsletter
August 5, 2013
A Legal Guide to Family Law
Fatherhood Task Force of South Florida, Inc. & United Way of South Florida
July 30, 2013
Learning How to Get Along: How to Avoid Lengthy and Expensive Conflicts
National Bar Association 88th Annual Convention
July 30, 2013
Patient Protection & Affordable Care Act
ObamaCare Tax and Accounting Forum
July 29, 2013
There is a New Game in Town - Collaborative Process for the Sports Professional
Dallas Bar Association
July 25, 2013
Things You Need to Know about HIPAA Changes in 2013
Medical Center Arlington Office Manager Luncheon, Arlington, Texas
July 24, 2013
The Devil is In the Details: Issues in E&P Transactions that are Sometimes Overlooked
Dallas Bar Association, Energy Law Section - Annual Review of Oil and Gas Law
July 2013
Common Health Care Compliance Issues for Hospitals and Health Care Providers
Texas Association for Healthcare Financial Administration, Dallas, Texas - Government Reimbursement Medicare/Medicaid Seminar
June 21, 2013
Establishing A Law Firm: Selecting an Entity and Setting It Up
State Bar of Texas – Annual Meeting – Law Practice Management
June 21, 2013
Intellectual Property Continuing Legal Education Presentation
Jefferson County Bar Association
June 19, 2013
DVAP Pro Bono Opportunities
Dallas Bar Association Pro Bono Luncheon
June 7, 2013
Knowing Your Patient: Evolving Risks & Affordable Care
Healthcare Educational Seminar, Dallas, Texas
May 23, 2013
Waving the Red Cape at the Charging Bulls
Leading Age, Austin, Texas
May 21, 2013
A Musician's Guide in Forming Contracts with Producers
University of Houston Jazz Music Program
May 15, 2013
Recent Changes to Innocent Spouse Relief
North Dallas Bar Association
May 14, 2013
What You See Is Not Always What’s There – Legal Considerations for Optometrists
Dallas County Optometric Society, Dallas, Texas
May 14, 2013
What You See Is Not Always What’s There – Legal Considerations for Optometrists
Dallas County Optometric Society, Dallas, Texas
May 14, 2013
S Corporation Updates
ABA Tax Section Conference
May 9, 2013
IRS Practice Collections: Fresh Start Initiative
Dallas CPA Society Convergence 2013 Conference Panelist
May 8, 2013
Top 5 Legal Issues You Should Know Before You Practice Medicine
Obstetrics and Gynecology Residency Department , UT Southwestern Medical School
May 8, 2013
Waving the Red Cape at the Charging Bulls
LeadingAge
May 2013
Your Fault, My Fault, Their Fault ... Does It Even Matter? Indemnification And Exculpatory Agreements In The Oil Patch
AAPL Southwestern Land Institute
April 30, 2013
IRS Whistleblowers and Divorce - The Good, The Bad and The Criminal
Dallas Bar Association, Family Law Section Luncheon
April 10, 2013
Recent Changes in Innocent Spouse Relief
Houston Bar Association, Family Law Section Luncheon
April 3, 2013
Crowdfunding for Small Business
University of Houston Small Business Development Center
March 26, 2013
Client Development for Young Lawyers
Baylor Law School, Waco, Texas
March 20, 2013
Geographical Restrictions
South Texas College of Law Family Law Conference
March 2013
How to Select the Right Entity for Your Client
Texas Bar CLE, Essentials of Business Law 2013
March 14, 2013
The New Rules: Dismissals and Expedited Actions
Dallas Bar Association Business Litigation Section
March 12, 2013
Health Care Reform Update
Texas Association for Healthcare Financial Administration, Wichita Falls
March 8, 2013
Practical Tips and Tricks for FBAR Compliance:  A Hands-on Guide for Navigating the FBAR Reporting Regime
Houston International Tax Forum
March 7, 2013
Fundamentals of Title Examination
Fort Worth COPAS Chapter Joint Interest/Audit Committee
February 2013
Hydraulic Fracturing Risks: The Current Thinking
International Risk Management Institute's Energy Risk and Insurance Conference
March 4, 2013
The Devil is In the Details: Issues in E&P Transactions that are Sometimes Overlooked
Texas Wesleyan's 5th Annual Energy Symposium, Fort Worth, Texas
March 2013
Puerto Rico Sales Tax Lottery
Council on State Taxation Sales Tax Seminar - Dallas, Texas
March 1, 2013
Hot Topics in Maritime Litigation: Key Supreme Court and Circuit Court Cases, Emerging Trends and What to Expect in the Year Ahead
Forum on Admiralty and Maritime Claims and Litigation, American Conference Institute
February 27, 2013
Preemption Issues: Urban Drilling is Just the Tip of the Iceberg
Energy Leadership Series
February 26, 2013
ERISA, Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation
February 20, 2013
Small Business Law
Baylor People's Law School
February 16, 2013
Health Care Reform: Ready or not, Here it Comes
The People's Law School at Baylor University
February 16, 2013
Recent Changes to IRS Innocent Spouse Relief
Collin County Bar Association
February 15, 2013
The Myths and Traps of IP
Technology Business Briefing, Greater Waco Chamber of Commerce
February 14, 2013
How to Document Your Settlement or Workout
State Bar of Texas CLE Program
February 2013
Essential Construction Contract Provisions
Sterling Real Estate Development and Construction Law Seminar
January 17, 2013
“Partnership Agreement Drafting Implications of Section 704(c),”
Tax Executive Institute Conference, Houston, TX,
January 7, 2013
Chapter 15: International Chapter of Mystery
30th Annual National CLE Conference, Law Education Institute, Snowmass, Colorado
January 3, 2013
The Intersection of Water Rights and Oil and Gas Development
COPAS Petroleum Accountants Society of Fort Worth
January 2013
Claims Review Panel
Texas Land Title Institute
December 2, 2011, December 6, 2012
Creating, Attacking and Defending Pre-Marital and Post-Marital Agreement
Probate, Trusts & Estates Section of the Dallas Bar Association
November 29, 2012
Phelps+Rhodes Productions Presents: Trustee and the Badoff Class v. Big Bank – A Mock Trial
American Bankruptcy Institute 24th Annual Winter Leadership Conference, Tucson, AZ
November 29, 2012
Legally Social: Asking the Hard Legal Questions
Social Media Breakfast Houston
November 9, 2012
Alimony in Texas: It's Time to Pay
J.L. Turner Legal Association
November 8, 2012
Health Care Reform: Ready or Not Here It Comes
Baylor University Institute of Small Business, Family Business of the Year Banquet
November 8, 2012
Loser Pays?
State Bar of Texas CLE
2012
Sorting Out the New Rules and Regulations Regarding FATCA, FBARs and Form 8938
State Bar of Texas International Tax Symposium
November 2012
The Intersection of Water Rights and Oil and Gas Development
Dallas Association of Petroleum Landmen
November 2012
Amendments to the Family Code - 1 Year Later
Dallas Bar Association - Pro Bono Week
October 24, 2012
Tips for Maximizing Networking Events
Texas A&M Maritime Student Propeller Club, Galveston, Texas
October 23, 2012
Beyond the Basics: Best Practices in Child Welfare Advocacy
University of Houston Law Center Conference
October 19, 2012
Shale Gas Development: Developing Risks and Litigation
Client Presentation, Richmond, Virginia
October 17, 2012
Paralegal Division of the State Bar of Texas: "A-Z on E-Discovery: What Does the Future Hold?"
Texas Advance Paralegal Seminar
October 4, 2012
Lessons Learned from Deepwater Horizon: Indemnity in the Offshore Oil Patch
Tenth Annual Hot Topics Seminar for the Bermuda Insurance Market. Hamilton, Bermuda
October 3, 2012
The Disability System: A Guide to Finding Additional Services for Your Client
University of Houston Law Center for Children, Law & Policy Conference
October 2012
Health Care Reform and the Hearing Industry
Audigy Group's Team Summit
September 27, 2012
Judicial Legal Writing - Fall 2012 Seminar
Federal Bar Association
Fall 2012
Legal Issues Arising From Shale Gas Development
CLE Program
September 20, 2012
Oil & Gas: The Legal Environment
2012 Chartis Risk Manager Advisory Symposium, New Orleans, Louisiana
September 11, 2012
Bakken Booyah: Some Selective Differences in North Dakota and Texas Oil and Gas Law
South Texas College of Law 25th Annual Energy Law Institute
August 29, 2012
Shale Gas and Hydraulic Fracturing: Recent Developments
Client Presentation, Houston, Texas
August 22, 2012
Recent Changes to Innocent Spouse Relief
Dallas-Fort Worth Chapter of the Texas Society of Enrolled Agents
August 2012
Hydraulic Fracturing From a Transactional Perspective
American Bar Association Annual Conference, Chicago, Illinois
August 2012
Recent Legislative Changes in Lien Law
27th Real Estate Law Conference at South Texas School of Law
2012
Recent Legislative Changes in Lien Law
27th Annual Real Estate Law Conference at South Texas School of Law
June 7, 2012
Hydraulic Fracturing: Identifying and Managing the Risks
Environmental Claims Journal (Co-authored with Earl L. Hagström)
May 21, 2012
Environmental Exposures
Willis Energy Houston North American Energy Conference (Presented with Daniel Mason, David Wilson and Dan Gunderson)
May 15-17, 20, 2012
Hydraulic Fracturing & Shale Gas: Recent Developments
Client Presentation, Hartford, Connecticut
May 14, 2012
Recent Developments in Hydraulic Fracturing
Client Presentation, Hamilton, Bermuda
May 11, 2012
Shale Gas & Hydraulic Fracturing: Recent Developments
Client Presentation, Jersey City, New Jersey
May 7, 2012
Innocent Spouse Relief
Texas Society of CPAs CPE Expo, Central Texas Chapter
May 2012
A Client's Right to Privacy and a Lawyer's Right to Keep It
Gray Reed CLE/CPE Series
May 2012
Emmott Speaks to HBA Collaborative Law Section
Houston Bar Association
April 17, 2012
Independent Contractor and Tax Concerns
American Association of Professional Landmen
April 17, 2012
Setting Your Path: Creating a Business Plan
April 9, 2012
Developments in Insurance Coverage for the Maritime Industry: Claims Trends, Underwriting Considerations, Risk Assessments, Indemnification Provisions, and More
Admiralty and Maritime Litigation Forum, Houston, Texas (Presented with George Boothby, Shawn A. Voyles, Edward F. LeBreton, III and Stephen V. Rible)
March 29-30, 2012
Shale Gas and Litigation: Who is Suing Who and For What Reason?
Shale-Gas Development and Water Issues - Solutions to Energy Industry Water Needs for Shale-Gas Development & Operation and Long-Term Water Resources Sustainability Symposium, Austin, Texas
March 23, 2012
Confirming Chapter 11 Cases in Today's Environment: What's In, What's Out and Who's Next
American Bar Association Business Law Section Spring Meeting
March 22, 2012
A Quick Look at Mandamus
Collin County Bar Association Appellate Section
March 15, 2012
Supervised Visitation Program, Child Protective Services, & Special Appointments
South Texas College of Law Family Law Conference
March 2012
Shale Gas Development: Claims, Coverage Issues and New Wordings
Emerging Trends in Casualty Coverage Seminar, London, England
March 8, 2012
It's THAT Time of The Year Again: The New IRS Innocent Spouse Rules and Regs
Dallas Bar Association, Family Law Section CLE
March 2012
The Bankruptcy Implications of a Court-Ordered Buyout for Shareholder Oppression: Is It a Remedy at All?
64 Baylor L. Rev. 594
Spring 2012
Preparing Your Device Portfolio for Litigation: Limiting Liability and Managing and Reducing Costs
Medical Device Patents Conference, American Conference Institute, Boston, MA
February 29, 2012
Frack to the Future
Marsh Upstream Energy Risk Management Seminar, Houston, Texas
February 23, 2012
Puerto Rico Sales Tax Update
Council on State Taxation Sales Tax Seminar - Austin, Texas
February 22, 2012
The Health Care Reform Act
The People's Law School at Baylor University
February 15, 2012
Innocent Spouse Update
Dallas Bar Association, Tax Section
February 2012
Getting What You Bargained For: Hot Issues Impacting the Chapter 11 Confirmation Process
29th Annual National CLE Conference, Law Education Institute, Vail, Colorado
January 5, 2012
Indubitable or Not: 363 Sales, Credit Bidding and a Split in the Circuits (Clash of the Titans)
29th Annual National CLE Conference, Law Education Institute, Vail, Colorado
January 4, 2012
Top Leases: A View from the Top
East Texas Association of Petroleum Landmen Spring Seminar
2012
FBAR & FATCA: The IRS Says 'Show Me the Money'
Houston Human Resources and Corporate Counsel
2012
Health Care Reform, Hot Topics
Houston Human Resources and Corporate Counsel
2012
Know Before You Sign - What to look for in a Physician Employment Contract
Obstetrics and Gynecology Residency Department , UT Southwestern Medical School
December 2011
Insurance Issues Arising Out of Hydraulic Fracturing Operations
Legal, Regulatory & Environmental Challenges of Hydraulic Fracturing Summit, Houston, Texas
December 8, 2011
Hydraulic Fracturing 101: A Primer for In-House Counsel, EAS Specialists and Their Advisors
Legal, Regulatory & Environmental Challenges of Hydraulic Fracturing Summit, Houston, Texas (Presented with Brannon Robertson)
December 7, 2011
Hydraulic Fracturing
Client Presentation, Hamilton, Bermuda
December 1-2, 2011
Eccentric Orbits - Selected Tax and Planning Issues Involving Oil & Gas Interests
Dallas Bar Association, Energy Law Section
November 16, 2011
Hydraulic Fracturing – Environmental Risks
Live Webcast, Santa Monica, California (Presentation with Earl Hagström and Anna Shimko, Daniel Mason, Jeremy Palmer)
November 15, 2011
Online Marketing to Minors: Legal Pitfalls and Ramifications
Lawlines
November 8, 2011
Navigating the U.S. Withholding Regulations and Surviving IRS Examination
State Bar of Texas' 14th Annual International Tax Symposium
November 4, 2011
Emmott to Discuss Collaborative Divorce
25th Annual Personal Financial Planning Conference
October 25, 2011
Emerging Issues
oneworld Tax Section Meeting - Montreal, Canada
October 20, 2011
Regional Report:  Latin American Tax Issues
International Air Transport Association Industry Taxation Seminar - Montreal, Canada
October 19, 2011
Making Every Day a PRODUCTIVE Day
October 11, 2011
Hydraulic Fracturing – Developing Exposure & Litigation Issues
Client Presentation, Hamilton, Bermuda
October 11, 2011
Hydraulic Fracturing - Developing Claims and Litigation
Ninth Annual Hot Topic Seminar for the Bermuda Insurance Market, Hamilton, Bermuda
October 11, 2011
Law Governing the Development, Construction and Operation of Offshore Wind Energy Facilities
Offshore Wind Energy Roundtable(TOWER) and Offshore Wind Law (OWL) Conference, Houston, Texas (co-authored with Shannon Thorne)
October 3-4, 2011
Judicial Legal Writing - Fall 2011 Seminar
Federal Bar Association
Fall 2011
Tax Update for the Energy Industry
Houston Chapter of the Texas Society of CPA's Energy Seminar
August 30, 2011
Turning Hour Tasks Into Minutes Using Google Reader & Google Alert
August 25, 2011
Online defamation and investigations: What the law can and cannot do for you
United Way Community Resource Center
August 12, 2011
IRS Collections
Plano Area Enrolled Agents
August 2011
The Value of Diversity
Internal Revenue Service Employees
August 1, 2011
Child Support author and speaker
Advanced Family Law Course
August 2011
Morris Speaks on Family Law - Legislative Update
Houston Bar Association Family Law Section
July 6, 2011
Impact of TRA 2010 on Estate Planning and Charitable Giving
Texarkana CPA Society
June 28, 2011
Morris Speaks on Family Law Legislative Update
June 24, 2011
Family Law Legislative Update in Houston
University of Texas at Austin School of Law
June 10, 2011
Hydraulic Fracturing: Developing Exposure & Coverage Issues
Client Presentation, London, England
June 7-10, 2011
IRS Collection Issues
Update on IRS Tax Controversy Procedure Seminar
June 2011
Business Start-Up and Going to the Next Level
Gray Reed & McGraw Webinar Series
May 19, 2011
Paying the Piper - Child Support Issues
2011 Family Law Seminar
May 13, 2011
Avoiding the Pitfalls of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act
Gray Reed Brown Bag Webinar Series
May 10, 2011
Three Key Onshore & Offshore Energy Issues
Bermuda Insurance Institute, Hamilton, Bermuda
May 3, 2011
Ken Anderson Presenting for CFA
Southwest Chapter Event
April 19, 2011
Hydraulic Fracturing: Understanding and Managing the Risk
Client Presentation, Princeton and Jersey City, New Jersey, and New York, New York
April 11-12, May 5, 2011
Speaker - "Creative Drafting of Family Law Documents"
25th Annual Family Law Conference
April 8, 2011
Speaker - Smart Women Take Smart Risks
Texas Diversity Conference
April 7, 2011
Rainmaking When The Sky is Falling, Beauty Pageants, and the Art of Relationships
6th Annual Leadership Institute for Women of Color Attorneys Conference
March 31, 2011
Impact of Tax Reform Act 2010 on Estate Planning and Charitable Giving
Brown Bag Webinar Series
March 21, 2011
Hydraulic Fracturing – Developing Exposures and Coverage Issues
Developing Issues in US/UK Casualty Insurance Seminar, London, England
March 10, 2011
Do Not Track & Search Marketing
SMX Search Marketing Expo
March 8, 2011
Incentive Trusts - Control from the Grave
East Texas Estate Planning Council
March 3, 2011
New Strategies for a New Economy: Understanding IPD and P3
Society for Marketing Professional Services, Dallas, Texas
March 2, 2011
Using Cell Phones Safely
Parish Episcopal School Coffee Talk
March 2011
The Impact of TRA 2010 on Estate Planning and Charitable Giving
Dallas CPA Society Member Appreciation Series
February 28, 2011
Important Tax Implications of Bankruptcy
Dallas CPA Society
February 28, 2011
Credibility with the Court - Sherman
Grayson County Bar Association
Feb. 23, 2011
Finding the Zen in Your Presentation
February 22, 2011
A Few Differences Between Texas and Pennsylvania Oil and Gas Law
Dallas Association of Professional Landmen
February 7, 2011
Litigation and Accounting Malpractice
Institute of Management Accountants
February 2011
Tax Implications of Bankruptcy
Houston CPA Society's Annual Tax Exposition
January 10, 2011
506(c) Surcharges of the Secured Creditor—A Way to Get Counsel Paid
28th Annual National CLE Conference, Law Education Institute, Vail, Colorado
January 5, 2011
Individual Chapter 11—Absolute Priority Rule, Net Disposable Income and Other Issues
28th Annual National CLE Conference, Law Education Institute, Vail, Colorado
January 3, 2011
Impact of TRA 2010 on Estate Planning and Charitable Giving
Texarkana CPA Society Chapter Meeting
2011
HIPAA and Other Releases
State Bar of Texas CLE
2011
Equitable Subordination, Recharacterization, Rule 2019 and Other Claims Issues
25th Annual Bankruptcy Seminar, Oklahoma Bar Association, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
December 2, 2010
Buy/Sell Agreements - author and speaker
Advanced Family Law Drafting Course
December 2010
A Client's Right To Privacy And A Lawyer's Duty To Keep It That Way
Brown Bag Webinar Series
November 17, 2010
Products Liability in the Offshore Oil Patch
19th Annual Admiralty and Maritime Law Conference, Houston, Texas
November 10, 2010
Innocent Spouse Update
IRS Appeals, Tax Alliance Conference
November 2010
Evaluating the Risks of Corporate Entry into the Social Media World
Law Seminars International Workshop
October 28, 2010
Dealing with Adverse Content and Activity on Other People's Sites: Tips for Protecting Your Company's Image and Reputation
Law Seminars International Workshop
October 28, 2010
Select Bankruptcy Issues in Oil & Gas
Texas Wesleyan School of Law Energy Symposium
Fall 2010
Law Governing the Construction and Operation of Offshore Wind Energy Facilities
Texas Offshore Wind Energy Conference (TOWER) and Offshore Wind Law (OWL) Conference, Houston, Texas
October 22, 2010
Emerging Issues
oneworld Tax Section Meeting - Montreal, Canada
October 21, 2010
Tax Issues in Latin America
International Air Transport Association Industry Taxation Seminar - Montreal, Canada
October 20, 2010
The Public Policy of Mobile Health: What You Don't Know Can Hurt You
Mobile Health Expo
October 19, 2010
Recent Iranian Sanctions and its Effect on the Petroleum Industry and Your Company
Gray Reed Brown Bag Webinar Series
October 15, 2010
Products Liability in Marine and Offshore Markets
Eighth Annual Hot Topics Seminar for the Bermuda Insurance Market, Hamilton, Bermuda
October 13, 2010
Liability and Coverage Exposures from Property Damage Catastrophe Claims
Client Presentation, London, England
October 6, 2010
Lease Extension Questions? Read the Lease!
East Texas Association of Petroleum Landmen Fall Seminar
Fall 2010
Marcellus Shale: Recent Issues and Proposed Legislation
DFW Association of Lease and Title Analysts
October 2010
Judicial Legal Writing - Fall 2010 Seminar
Federal Bar Association
Sept. 2010
Consumers Right to a Jury Trial
Texas Law Center in Austin, TX
August 17, 2010
Social Media and Your Company
Brown Bag Webinar Series
August 4, 2010
The Art of Creating the Exceptional Client Experience
International Association of Business Communicators - Fort Worth Chapter, Fort Worth, Texas
July 13, 2010
The Exclusivity Theory and Public Projects
Construction Law Section of the Houston Bar Association CLE
June 18, 2010
Credibility with the Court - Grand Prairie
Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, Annual CLE Program
June 11, 2010
Incentive Trusts - Control from the Grave
May 14, 2010
Social Networking 101 for Attorneys
May 12, 2010
Have You Heard the One about the Equity Dividend in a Chapter 11 that Was More than Chicken Feed?
American Bankruptcy Institute 28th Annual Spring Meeting
May 1, 2010
Duties of Ad Litem Attorneys in Guardianship and Heirship Determinations
DVAP Ad Litem Certification Course
May 2010
Paul Yale Speaks on Title Opinion Requirements
East Texas Association of Petroleum Landmen
April 17, 2010
Thoughts on Tax and Estate Planning in the New Age
American Airlines Grey Eagles
April 14, 2010
Brazil: Exploration Results and How to Enter
March 30, 2010
Getting to the Tipping Point
HBA Collaborative Law Section Meeting
March 16, 2010
What Cancer Patients and Their Families Need to Have in Place Today for Tomorrow
Baylor Cvetko Center Multiple Myeloma Support Group
March 13, 2010
Enforcing Supervised Visitation Orders
Houston Bar Association Family Law Section
March 2010
Electronic Evidence and Discovery - co-author and speaker
South Texas College of Law Family Law Conference
March 2010
Update on Employment Law
Southern Baptist Business Officers Conference
March 2010
SPEAKER - Agency and Distribution in Latin America
February 11, 2010
A Change in Time: the 2009 Amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure
Houston Metropolitan Paralegal Association, Trial 330: Litigation Institute
February 2010
Adoption, Implementation, and Legal Issues Surrounding Electronic Health Records
Health Law Section of the Dallas Bar Association
January 20, 2010
Revlon Duties and Empty Voting: Opportunities, Danger or Both?
27th Annual National CLE Conference, Law Education Institute, Vail, Colorado
January 4, 2010
Subcontractor's Alternative Rights in Construction
Houston Bar Association Seminar
2010
Nuts and Bolts of Appointments, Protective Orders, and Working with CPS
STCL Annual Family Law Conference
2010
Texas Open Beaches Act
Texas Land Title Institute
2010
Nuts and Bolts of Complex Asset Characterization and Tracing in a Texas Divorce
Advanced Family Law Course
2010
The 'Should We?', 'When Do We?' and 'When We Do, What Then?' of Markman Hearings in Patent Litigation
Medical Device Patent Litigation, New York City, NY
2010
Production of Bank Records (by Subpoena or Otherwise)
Texas Association of Bank Counsel Convention
2010
Trial of a Benzene Case Conference
Harris Martin Benzene Litigation Conference, New York City
December 9, 2009
President-Elect Obama's Proposed Tax Plan: Are You Prepared
December 5, 2009
On a Collision Course: Ponzi Schemes, Bankruptcy, Receiverships and Forfeitures
American Bankruptcy Institute 21st Annual Winter Leadership Conference
December 5, 2009
Medical Records Law
Lorman Education Services
December 2, 2009
SPEAKER - HR Sourcing Forensics: Digital Due Diligence in the Era of Social Media
December 2, 2009
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What Cancer Patients Need to Have in Place Today for Tomorrow
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November 7, 2009
Social Networking and EU Data Presentation
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South Texas College of Law
October 9, 2009
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October 7, 2009
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September 30, 2009
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Texas Department of Criminal Justice
September 22, 2009
Construction Scheduling and Delay Issues
Texas Department of Criminal Justice, Huntsville, Texas
September 22, 2009
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August 13, 2009
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August 6, 2009
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Reductions in Force
State Bar College Summer School 2009
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Document Retention: The 800 lb. Gorilla
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The Basics of Employment Law
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Companies in Financial Distress: Minimizing Risks and Maximizing Opportunities
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May 21, 2009
From Divorce to Second Marriage: Estate Planning and Marital Law Considerations
Dallas CPA Society
May 1, 2009
Restructuring Financially Distressed Nonprofits; Tax and Legal Considerations
Dallas CPA Society CPE Day
May 2009
To Waive or Not to Waive? Analyzing Oil & Gas Title Opinion Requirements
State Bar of Texas, 27th Annual Advanced Oil, Gas and Energy Resources Law Course. (Selected as “Best Published Article in an AAPL Publication” for 2009-2010.)
2009
Americans With Disabilities Amendments Act of 2008
Panelist, Stafford
November 2008 and May 2009
Tricks, Traps and Ploys Used in Construction Scheduling in Texas
April 29, 2009
Credibility with the Court - Rockwall
Rockwall County Bar Association, Bench-Bar Conference
Apr. 24, 2009
Debts and Liabilities: A Subprime Divorce - author and speaker
Marriage Dissolution Institute
April 2009
Jack Emmott Speaks on Contrasting Litigation and Collaborative Law
Texas Bar Association
March 29, 2009
The Ethics of Lawyers on the Internet
Houston Bar Association
March 26, 2009
Attorney Client Development for Associates
SMU Dedman School of Law, Dallas, Texas
2009, 2011, 2012
Mineral Receiverships: Leasing the Missing Mineral Owner
East Texas Association of Petroleum Landmen Spring Seminar
Spring 2009
Update on Employment Law for Churches and Church School
Southern Baptist Business Officers Conference
March 2009
LRM Attorneys Speak on Downsizing Work Force
Institute of Management Accountants
February 19, 2009
Travis Crabtree Speaks on Search Engine Legal Issues
Search Marketing Expo
February 11, 2009
Voir Dire, Batson Challenges, and Protecting the Record for Appeal
Houston Metropolitan Paralegal Association, Trial 330: Litigation Institute
February 2009
Reductions in Force: How to Avoid Legal Pitfalls
Panelist, webcast for State Bar of Texas
February 2009 and April 2009
Jack Emmott Speaks on Representing Sports Professionals
Houston Bar Association, Entertainment & Sports Law Section
January 27, 2009
Subordination, Recharacterization and Other Claims Issues
26th Annual National CLE Conference, Law Education Institute, Vail, Colorado
January 5, 2009
The Exclusivity Theory And Public Projects - Houston Bar Association Construction Law Section
2009
Trimming Your Fat Without Becoming the Biggest Loser - Downsizing Your Workforce in a Down Economy
2009
Effective Presentation of Evidence
State Bar of Texas CLE
2009
The Texas Margin Tax - Preparing for the 2009 Tax Season
National Business Institute CLE
2008
Hot Topics in Oil and Gas
Texas Wesleyan University School of Law Alumni Association
December 2008
Strategic Use of Involuntary Bankruptcy
27th Annual Jay L. Westbrook Bankruptcy Conference, University of Texas School of Law
November 13-14, 2008
What Cancer Patients and Their Families Need to Have in Place Today and Tomorrow
Cvetko Patient Education Center
November 3, 2008
International Choice of Law
University of Texas 17th Annual Admiralty and Maritime Law Conference, Houston, Texas (Co-authored with Monika Moore)
October 24, 2008
Energistics 3rd Annual Standards Summit & Reception
October 23, 2008
Law Governing the Operation of Offshore Wind Energy Facilities
United States Mexico Border Energy Forum, Monterey Nuevo Léon, Mexico
October 23, 2008
Credibility with the Court - Dallas 2008
Texas Criminal Defense Lawyer’s Association, Sixth Annual Forensics Seminar
Oct. 23, 2008
Dealing with the Ever Changing International Marketplace
Entrepreneurship Institute in Houston
October 21, 2008
The Cascading Credit Crunch - Implications to Entrepreneurs and Businesses
October 2008
When Debt is Not Debt: The Creditor's Perspective
Turnaround Management Association Timely Topics in Restructuring, Dallas, Texas
September 15, 2008
Scoundrel, Scalawag, Interloper or Owner: Impacts of Trusts and Estates on Title
Dallas Bar Association, Energy Law Section
September 12, 2008
Lessons Learned from Recent M&A Transactions
5th Annual Association of Corporate Counsel Golf/Spa Event, Las Colinas, Texas
September 5, 2008
When the Form Manual is Silent
Houston Bar Association Family Law Section
September 3, 2008
Presenting Financial Cases - author and speaker
Advanced Family Law Course
August 2008
Offshore Wind Facilities - What Law Will Apply?
American Wind Energy Association's Windpower 2008 Conference & Exhibition, Houston, Texas (Co-authored with Shannon Thorne)
June 2008
Issues Involving the Classification of Workers as Independent Contractors and Employees
Dallas Chapter of the Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants
May 2008
Public Contracts and Procurement Regulations in Texas
Lorman Educational Services, Dallas, Texas
February 12, 2008
Section 365 Assumption and Rejection Issues: Selective Rejection
25th Annual National CLE Conference, Law Education Institute, Vail, Colorado
January 3, 2008
The Texas Margin Tax & Real Estate: 2008 Update on Strategies, Structure and Leases
Mortgage Lending Institute in Austin
2008
The Trial of a Benzene Case From Opening Statements To Jury Argument
Harris Martin Benzene Litigation Conference, New York City
2008
Top Ten Things NOT To Do In Court
South Texas College of Law  22nd Annual Family Law Conference
2008
Technology in the Courtroom
Advanced Family Law Course
2008
The Art of Negotiation: You Can't Try Them All
State Bar of Texas CLE
2007
Practical Implications of Bankruptcy on Litigation Practice
Practice Pointer Conference, Hermes Sargent Bates
October 26, 2007
The Role of the Accountant in Tax Fraud Cases
Accounting Continuing Professional Education Network (ACPEN)
October 17, 2007
Credibility with the Court - Dallas 2007
Texas Criminal Defense Lawyer’s Association, Fifth Annual Forensics Seminar
Oct. 4, 2007
Credibility with the Court - Austin
University of Texas School of Law, 2007 Page Keeton Civil Litigation Conference
Oct. 1, 2007
The Law Governing the Construction and Operation of Offshore Wind Energy Facilities
The University of Texas 16th Annual Admiralty and Maritime Law Conference (Presentation with Bradley A. Jackson) (co-authored with Shannon Thorne)
September 28, 2007
What Every Business Owner and Entrepreneur Should Know about Litigation
August 2007
Credibility with the Court - Austin 2007
University of Texas School of Law’s 17th Annual Conference on State and Federal Appeals
May 31, 2007
Credibility with the Court
Collin County Bar Association Appellate Section
Apr. 13, 2007
IRS Problems with Marriage and Divorce: getting to the Innocent Spouse Claim
State Bar of Texas, Section of Taxation
March 2, 2007
Anatomy of a Criminal Tax Case
State Bar of Texas, Section of Taxation
February 16, 2007
Anticipating and Managing the Costs of Litigation in a Commercial Lawsuit
February 2007
Complete Maintenance Privatization: Can You Make It Work
Transportation Research Board 86th Annual Meeting, Washington, DC
January 23, 2007
2007 Family law Update: What you Don't Know Can Hurt You
Baylor University Symposium
2007
The Myths and Traps of Intellectual Property
State Bar of Texas Convention
2007
E-Discovery and Electronic Evidence
Advanced Family Law Course
2007
Economic Contribution - co-author and speaker
University of Houston Law Foundation - Family Law Practice Seminar
November 2006
Practical Concerns for Seafarers and Homeland Security
The University of Texas 15th Annual Admiralty and Maritime Law Conference, Houston, Texas (Presentation with Frank Goyner, Robert T. Miller and Robert Ream III)
September 29, 2006
The Future of Legal Practice
Dallas Bar Association, 2006 Bench-Bar Conference
Sept. 29, 2006
Preliminary Notices and Mechanic's Liens
National Association of Credit Managers Southwest's Construction Boot Camp, Las Colinas, Texas
September 8, 2006
Effective Representation in TEFRA Audits
Accounting Continuing Professional Education Network (ACPEN)
August 23, 2006
Texas Rules of Appellate Procedure
Dallas Bar Association Criminal Law Section, Annual CLE Program
Aug. 18, 2006
Signs and Omens: Texas Appeals in the 21st Century - Dallas 2006
Dallas Bar Association Criminal Law Section, Annual CLE Program
Aug. 18, 2006
Legal Writing/Writing for DBA's Headnotes
Dallas Bar Association Minority Business Development Initiative
Aug. 4, 2006
Evidence and Discovery - author and speaker
Advanced Family Law Course
August 2006
Maintenance Privatization - the Oklahoma Experience
Transportation Research Board 45th Annual Workshop on Transportation Law, Chicago, IL
July 25, 2006
Intentional Infliction of Emotional Distress: A cause of action whose time has come - to go
Dallas Bar Association Employment Law Section
June 2006
Recent Developments in Fifth Circuit Business Torts Jurisprudence
The University of Houston Law Foundation, Advanced Civil Litigation
May 2006
Credibility with the Court - Dallas 2006
Dallas Bar Association Appellate Section
Apr. 20, 2006
Responding and Objecting to Written Discovery
Marriage Dissolution Institute
April 2006
Signs and Omens: Texas Appeals in the 21st Century - Houston
Houston Bar Association, Appellate Section
Feb. 22, 2006
"Selling" in Special Districts - What are They and What to Disclose?
Greater Dallas Board of Realtors
2006
Handling The Property Case On A Shoestring
State Bar of Texas Pro Bono Seminar
2006
The Interest Of A Child
UCJEA and UIFSA Webcast
January 1, 2006
UCC-Article 9 – Ten Major Areas of Focus for the General Practitioner
University of Houston CLE Program
2006
Signs and Omens: Texas Appeals in the 21st Century
Tarrant County Bar Association Appellate Section
Nov. 18, 2005
Tricks, Traps, And Ploys Used In Construction Scheduling in Texas
Lorman Educational Services, Fort Worth, Texas
November 11, 2005
Economic Contribution - co-author and speaker - 2005
University of Houston Law Foundation - Family Law Practice Seminar
November 2005
The Case of the Mauvaise Chance - A Simulation of the Resolution of a Maritime Conflict:  How Technology and Neutral Experts Can Facilitate Resolution
Conference of the Americas - City of Knowledge, Panama City, Panama (Presentation with Charles R. Dunn and Daniel Pipitone)
October 19, 2005
Signs and Omens: Texas Appeals in the 21st Century
State Bar of Texas, 19th Annual Advanced Civil Appellate Practice Course
Sept. 9, 2005
Direct and Cross-examination - speaker
Advanced Family Law Course-Boot Camp
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Legal Ethics
Moderator - Dallas Bar Association Law Student Professionalism Conference
May 26, 2005
Avoiding Fraud in Highway Construction
Co-sponsored by the Associated General Contractors of Iowa and the Iowa Department of Transportation, Ames, Iowa
March 2, 2005
Preparing for Trial and the Trial Notebook - author and speaker
South Texas College of Law Family Law Conference
February 2005
Developing and Pleading Effective Causes of Action in Bankruptcy Cases
The University of Texas School of Law
January 24, 2005
Labors for Neighbors - Gulf Coast Hurricane Relief after Hurricanes Katrina and Rita
2005
Trial of a Benzene Case
Harris Martin Benzene Litigation Conference, New Orleans, Louisiana.
2005
Serving as a Trustee Under the New Trust law and Attorney Fiduciary Duties in Texas
2005
Signs and Omens: Texas Appeals in the 21st Century - Dallas 2004
Dallas Bar Association Appellate Section
Dec. 16, 2004
Avoiding DBE Program Fraud
Virginia Road and Transportation Builders Association
December 9, 2004
Statesmen for the Constitution - Mesquite
Mesquite Bar Association
Nov. 17, 2004
How to Qualify for and Pass the Family Law Board Certification Exam - co-author and speaker
Advanced Family Law Course
August 2004
Economic Contribution, Reimbursement and Tracing - author and speaker
South Texas College of Law Family Law Conference
February 2004
Drafting Workshop - Fee Agreements
30th Advanced Family Law Course
2004
Fiduciary Duties in Texas
2004
Asset Protection Planning in Texas
2004
A Primer on Confidentiality and Non-Circumvention Agreements
AAPL Southwest Land Institute
2004
The New Rules: Interlocutory Appeals & Stays, Conflict Jurisdiction, Appeal Bonds, & Interest Rates
Dallas Bar Association Appellate Section
Nov. 20, 2003
Who You Gonna Call? Legal Aspect of Mergers and Acquisitions
Mergers & Acquisitions Credentialing Program (Alliance of Merger and Acquisition Advisors)
October 2003
Has Comparative Fault Swallowed Ryan?  The Future of Implied Contract/Tort Indemnity in Maritime Law
The University of Texas 12th Annual Admiralty and Maritime Law Conference, Houston, Texas (co-authored with Diana M. Brockman)
September 26, 2003
How to Qualify for and Pass the Family Law Board Certification Exam
Advanced Family Law Course - co-author and speaker
August 2003
Legal Writing/Writing for Headnotes
Dallas Bar Association Publications Committee
2003 - 2005
The Nuts and Bolts of Commercial Real Estate Contracts
State Bar Summer School Institute, Galveston, Texas
June 2003
Statesmen for the Constitution - Rockwall
Rockwall County Bar Association, 2003 Annual Dinner
May 17, 2003
Economic Contribution - author and speaker
University of Houston Law Foundation - Family Law Practice Seminar
March 2003
Technology in Law - speaker
Houston Bar Association-Family Law Section
March 2003
When is a Contractor Liable for Injury to a Subcontractor's Employee - State Bar of Texas Construction Law Conference, Dallas
2003
Subpoenas, Garnishments and Other Demands for Customer Information
Texas Association of Bank Counsel Convention
2013
Revised Article 9
University of Houston CLE Program
2003
Indemnity on the Outer Continental Shelf
The University of Texas 10th Annual Admiralty and Maritime Law Conference, Houston, Texas (Co‑authored with Karen K. Milhollin)
October 18, 2002
Overview of Property Characterization and Marital Liabilities - author and speaker
National Business Institute
October 2002
Impact of Automatic Stay on Marital Dissolution - author and speaker
National Business Institute
October 2002
Key Issues Involved in Effectively Settling a Marine Personal Injury Action
American Trial Lawyers Association 2002 Annual Convention, Atlanta, Georgia (co-authored with R. Dean Gresham)
July 20-24, 2002
Getting Paid
American Traffic Safety Services Association, Dallas, Texas
February 12, 2002
2003 Legislation - What Is Coming Up On The Horizon
Houston Bar Association - Family Law Section
2002
The "New" Discovery Rules: Good, Bad, or Indifferent
Houston Bar Association - Family Law Section
2002
The Use of Trusts in Family Law - co-author
State Bar of Texas Advanced Family Law Drafting Institute
December 2001
Bankruptcy: A Creditor's Perspective in Texas
Texas
October 2, 2001
The Microsoft Decision: What’s Next?
Moderator - The Federalist Society for Law & Public Policy Studies
July 30, 2001
Payment and Bonding
American Traffic Safety Services Association, Fort Lauderdale, Florida
February 1, 2001
Texas Title Examination
Lorman Education Services
2001, 2002
Child Support: Establishing Withholding, Draft Enforceable Decrees
Houston Volunteer Lawyers Program
2001
Contractual Risk Transfer in the Maritime Industry
University of Texas 9th Annual Admiralty and Maritime Law Conference, Houston, Texas (co-authored with R. Dean Gresham)
September 2, 2000
Ethical Advice Attorneys Can Give Their Clients and Employees and Unethical Advice They Can’t (Shouldn't) Give
South Texas College of Law, Preventing and Responding to the Maritime Emergency, Houston, Texas (Co‑authored with Karen K. Milhollin)
July 21, 2000
Advanced Business Bankruptcy - State Bar of Texas, course director
May 2000
Ethical Dilemmas in Marine Insurance Coverage – Four (or More) Repeat Offenders
Mariners Club Seminar, Houston, Texas (co‑authored with Karen K. Milhollin)
January 13, 2000
Defensive Thinking in the Intellectual Property Realm
Texas Association of Defense Counsel Convention
2000
Child Support: How to Establish it, Withhold it, and Draft Decrees So That It Will Be Enforceable
Houston Volunteer Lawyers Program
2000
The Last "First" Legislative Update of the Millennium
Houston Bar Association - Family Law Section
2000
Issues Relating to 341 Meeting of Creditors
NARCA Conference, Tampa, Florida
Fall 1999
Women in Law Firm Leadership: Cooperative and Successful Client Development
Texas Women Lawyers, Houston, Texas
July 22, 1999
Marine Employers Liability
Texas Association of Defense Counsel, Houston, Texas
April 29, 1999
Recent Developments in Legislation and in Case Law in the U.S. Supreme Court and the Fifth, Ninth and Eleventh Circuits and in Maritime Arbitration Cases
Tulane New Orleans Maritime Seminar, New Orleans, Louisiana
January 20-21, 1999
Enforcing International Arbitral Awards and Judgments - University of Texas Law School - Advanced International Institute, Dallas
1999
Family Law Mediation Training Seminar
South Texas College of Law
1999
Family Law for General Practitioner and Legal Assistant
South Texas College of Law
1999 & 2001
The Discovery Rule in Texas Oil and Gas Litigation
 State Bar of Texas Oil, Gas and Mineral Law Section Report
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Offshore Employers’ Liability: The Boundaries among LHWCA and Other Remedies (Jones Act, General Maritime Law and State Workers' Compensation Acts)
University of Texas Admiralty and Maritime Law Conference, Houston, Texas
September 18, 1998
Maritime Women
Women’s International Shipping & Trading Association International Conference, New York, New York
September 16-18, 1998
Legal Advice:  When to Ask, What to Expect
Women’s International Shipping & Trading Association International Conference, New York, New York
September 16-18, 1998
Considerations in a Successful Personal Injury Case - Defense Perspective
Houston Bar Association at South Texas College of Law
June 26, 1998
Competitiveness of U.S. Ports in the World Marketplace
WISTA USA, Inc. Annual Breakfast Panel Discussion, New York, New York
April 30, 1998
Title Law in Texas
National Business Institute
1998
Joint Managing Conservatorship and Presumptions
South Texas College of Law
1998
How to Successfully Prove Up a Modification
South Texas College of Law
1998
Ethics - How to Avoid the M Word
State Bar of Texas
1998
Tort Liability of Dual Capacity Employers Under the Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Acts
University of Texas Admiralty and Maritime Law Conference, Houston, Texas
September 19, 1997
US LHWCA and Dual Capacity
Houston Institute of Marine Underwriters Risk Seminar, Houston, Texas
May 21, 1997
U.S. Supreme Court's Rule on Valuing Business Assets - Houston Bar Association and Bankruptcy Bar Association
1997
Valuations - Rash III, State Bar of Texas Advanced Business Law Institute
1997
Subpoenas, Garnishments and Other Demands for Customer Information
Texas Association of Bank Counsel Convention
1997
Maritime Toxic Torts - Developments Since Castorina v. Lykes Bros. S.S., Inc.,
State Bar of Texas Admiralty and Maritime Law Course, Houston, Texas
March 14-15, 1996
Securing Assets and Enforcing Judgments Abroad, University of Texas Law School Advanced International Institute Dallas
1996
Legal Issues in Construction Cases, Lorman Education Services, Houston
1996 and 1997
Joint Managing Conservatorship: New Presumptions and Religious Issues
South Texas College of Law
1996-1997
Pretrial Property Procedures
South Texas College of Law
1996
That's My Story and I'm Sticking To It: The Creation and Preservation of Evidence as Part of Your Daily Routine
Dallas Energy Symposium
January 1996
Construction Bond Claims and Litigation, Houston Bar Association Seminar
1995
How to Set Child Support
Houston Volunteer Lawyers Program
1995-1996
Legal Issues in Gas Balancing
Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants - 1994 Oil and Gas Conference
November 1994
Punitive Damages in Oil and Gas Cases After Moriel and TO v. Alliance Resources
Dallas Bar Association, Review of Oil and Gas IX
August 1994
The Accountant's Role in Tax Fraud Cases
Litigation Services Conference (Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants)
May, 1994
Ethical Problems in Tax Litigation
Advanced Federal Tax Litigation Conference (Southern Methodist University)
May 1994
The Effect of an Insured’s Bankruptcy on Indemnity and Coverage: Can a Plaintiff Recover from a Defendant in Bankruptcy Who is Insured by an Indemnity Policy?
State Bar of Texas Admiralty and Maritime Law Course, Houston, Texas
April 7-8, 1994
Bad Faith Claims Against Sureties, South Texas College of Law Institute
1993
McGregor Act Sureties and Bad Faith, University of Texas Law School, Annual Construction Law Institute
1993
Mandatory Magic Language
State Bar of Texas
1993
Discovery and Sanctions Workshop and Legislative Update Workshop
State Bar of Texas
1993
Just When You Thought It Was Safe to Go Back Into the Water: How to Set Child Support in Multiple Family Cases
Houston Bar Association - Family Law Section
1993
Paternity and Pending Legislation
NHCBA
1993
Personal Liability Versus Property Liability
Houston Lawyers Association
1993
How To Set Child Support When the Payor Has Multiple Children in More Than One Household or Is Unemployed or Underemployed
TADRO
1993
Practice in the Family Law Courts
Mexican American Bar Association - Houston
1993
The Ethical Problems in Tax Litigation
Advanced Federal Tax Litigation Conference (Southern Methodist University)
October 1992
Enforcing Foreign Country Judgments, Lawyers Exchange Seminar in Monterrey, Mexico
1992
Protecting Your File from Discovery, American Corporate Counsel Association seminar
1992
The Impact of HIV on Divorce, Custody and Child Support
Houston Bar Association - Family Law Section
1992
Unusual Child Support Cases
State Bar of Texas
1992
Handling Longshore Claims
State Bar of Texas Admiralty and Maritime Law Course, Houston, Texas
October 17-18, 1991
Using the Child Support Guidelines
State Bar of Texas
1991
Use of Pre- and Post-Nuptial Agreements
Houston Bar Association - Family Law Section
1991
Strategic Use of Liens, State Bar of Texas Institute, Houston
1990
Using the Child Support Guidelines in Difficult or Unusual Cases
State Bar of Texas
1990
Common Law Marriage and Palimony
Marriage Dissolution Institute
1990
Wages, Wage Loss and Alternative Employment
Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act Seminar, Houston, Texas (co-authored with Steve L. Roberts)
September 21-22, 1989
Defensive Responses to Search and Seizure
American Federal Tax Litigation Conference (Southern Methodist University)
May, 1989
New Construction Bond & Lien Law, Construction Section, Houston Bar Association
1989
Legislative Update; Cases Law Update; and Rules in Family Law Cases
Pasadena Bar Association
1989
Masters, Temporary Orders, Hearings and Interim Attorneys Fees
State Bar of Texas
1989
Characterization
Houston Bar Association - Family Law Section and TSCPA Foundation
1989
Pitfalls in the Courtroom Presentation of a Closed Head Injury Case, (Atlanta, Georgia)
December 1987
Wills and Estate Planning, Corpus Christi City Retirees Association
1987
Recent Amendments to the Texas Rules of Civil Procedure
Pasadena Bar Association
1987
Practice Before Masters
Southern Methodist University School of Law
1987
Preparing and Presenting the Application for Protective Order
Houston Young Lawyers Association
1986
Advanced Creditors' Rights, State Bar of Texas Institute,  Houston
1985
Alternate Dispute Resolution and Arbitration
1985
Protecting Innocent Spouses from the Clutches of the Tax Collector
Family Law Section, Dallas Bar Association
1985
Reducing a Claim to Judgment, State Bar of Texas Institute, Austin and San Antonio.
1984
New Texas Venue Statutes and Rules, Houston Bar Association
1984
The Taxpayers' Bill of Rights; A Brief Overview
Tax Section, Dallas Bar Association
1984
Appeal of a Tax Audit
Dallas Chapter, Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants
August, 1983
Representing Creditors, State Bar of Texas Institute, Houston and San Antonio.
1983
Winning a Tax Audit
Dallas Chapter, Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants
1983
Enforcing Judgments, Texas State Bar Institutes, Lubbock and Brownsville.
1981
Judgments, Advanced Trial Institute: University of Houston Law School
1981
Texas Deceptive Trade Practices Act, San Antonio Bar Association (1981);  Houston Bar Association Seminar
1981 and 1982
Tax Aspects of Divorce
Fifth Annual Marriage Dissolution Institute (State Bar of Texas)
1981
Foreign Commercial Judgments, Texas State Bar Institute (1975) and Houston Bar Association Seminar
1980
Texas Consumer-Commercial Law, at Texas Tech Law School Annual Seminar
1979
Estate Planning for Minority Shareholder; Buyouts and Cross-Purchase Agreements
Estate Planning Conference (State Bar of Texas)
1979
Uniform Commercial Code in Texas and General Business Law, Adult Education Spring Branch I.S.D.
1978
Truth In Lending Act, Houston Bar Association Seminar
1977
Commercial-Consumer Law, State Bar of Texas Institute
1975

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Energy and the Law
October 21, 2016
Texas Tax Ruling Favors Frac Trailer Owners
Energy and the Law
October 14, 2016
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Energy and the Law
October 5, 2016
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Energy and the Law
September 28, 2016
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Tilting the Scales
September 27, 2016
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Tilting the Scales
September 27, 2016
Do I Owe Income Taxes When I Rent Out My Home?
Tilting the Scales
September 27, 2016
Back to the Bulgarian Bad Guy, So Say the Justices
Energy and the Law
September 20, 2016
Assigning By "Stratigraphic Equivalent"? Be Careful
Energy and the Law
September 13, 2016
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Energy and the Law
August 31, 2016
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Tilting the Scales
August 30, 2016
Personal Guaranties: What? Me Worry?
Tilting the Scales
August 30, 2016
Fueling Freedom: Explaining the Value of Fossil Fuels
Energy and the Law
August 24, 2016
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Energy and the Law
August 17, 2016
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Energy and the Law
August 9, 2016
Title Suit Booted for Failure to Join Parties
Energy and the Law
August 3, 2016
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Energy and the Law
July 26, 2016
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Tilting the Scales
July 26, 2016
Employee Embezzlement: 4 Tell-Tale Signs
Tilting the Scales
July 26, 2016
When is a Joint Venture a Security?
Energy and the Law
July 21, 2016
Texas Supreme Court Clarifies Nuisance Law
Energy and the Law
July 13, 2016
Wyoming Federal Court Strikes Down BLM Fracking Rule
Energy and the Law
July 5, 2016
Concealed Carry Permits & Regulatory Reporting Requirements: Who Decides?
Tilting the Scales
June 29, 2016
How to Avoid Getting Popped: Top 10 Texas Firework Laws
Tilting the Scales
June 29, 2016
Texas Comptroller Prevails in Tax Exemption Claim
Energy and the Law
June 28, 2016
How to Circumvent "No Damages for Delay" Clauses
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June 21, 2016
A Development in Trade-Secret Cases
Energy and the Law
June 21, 2016
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Energy and the Law
June 15, 2016
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Energy and the Law
June 7, 2016
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Energy and the Law
June 1, 2016
Did My Employee Just Say That?!? Manage Risk with a Company Crisis Plan
Tilting the Scales
May 25, 2016
Trial & Heirs: 5 Estate Planning Stumbling Blocks
Tilting the Scales
May 25, 2016
What's To Know About the Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2016
Energy and the Law
May 24, 2016
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eMedia Law Insider
May 19, 2016
Federal Changes to Overtime Exemptions
Texas Employer Handbook
May 19, 2016
Neither a Will Nor a Gift Deed?
Energy and the Law
May 17, 2016
Neither a Will Nor Gift Deed?
Energy and the Law
May 17, 2016
Here We Go Again: Fractional Royalty or Fraction of a Royalty?
Energy and the Law
May 11, 2016
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eMedia Law Insider
May 6, 2016
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Energy and the Law
May 3, 2016
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eMedia Law Insider
April 29, 2016
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Energy and the Law
April 28, 2016
"Best Interests" of Investors and Employees
Tilting the Scales
April 22, 2016
When the Company's Joke Backfires
Tilting the Scales
April 22, 2016
When Joint Bidding Is Not Bid Rigging
Energy and the Law
April 19, 2016
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Energy and the Law
April 12, 2016
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eMedia Law Insider
April 6, 2016
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Energy and the Law
April 5, 2016
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Tilting the Scales
March 30, 2016
5 Reasons Why Incorporating Your Business is the Right Play
Tilting the Scales
March 30, 2016
The Law Behind the Hulk Hogan $140 Million Verdict Against Gawker
eMedia Law Insider
March 23, 2016
State Well Permit Prevails Over Local Zoning - Again
Energy and the Law
March 22, 2016
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Energy and the Law
March 15, 2016
The Law Behind the Apple vs. FBI iPhone Unlocking Debate
eMedia Law Insider
March 11, 2016
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Energy and the Law
March 8, 2016
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eMedia Law Insider
March 8, 2016
Post-Production Deductions Revisited
Energy and the Law
March 1, 2016
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Tilting the Scales
February 25, 2016
Defamation: Internet Crisis Control
Tilting the Scales
February 25, 2016
Railroad Commission Plugs the Wrong Well - Another Issue
Energy and the Law
February 17, 2016
Employment Law 101: National Origin, Citizenship & Immigration Status Discrimination
Texas Employer Handbook
February 17, 2016
Railroad Commission Not Off the Hook for Plugging the Wrong Well
Energy and the Law
February 11, 2016
What is an Adequate Description For a Mineral Lien ?
Energy and the Law
February 2, 2016
108 Year-Old Lease Survives
Energy and the Law
January 26, 2016
Avoid "Uh-Oh"-Pen Carry at the Airport
Tilting the Scales
January 26, 2016
Top 8 Pitfalls of Arbitration
Tilting the Scales
January 26, 2016
Does My Website Need to Be ADA Compliant?
eMedia Law Insider
January 22, 2016
Operator: Be Careful Handling Ad Valorem Taxes
Energy and the Law
January 21, 2016
GUEST POST: David Lisch on the Basics of Intellectual Property Law for Start-Ups (Part 2-Patents)
eMedia Law Insider
January 18, 2016
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eMedia Law Insider
January 15, 2016
Texas Property Code Change - No More Subordinations?
Energy and the Law
January 12, 2016
Things That Never Change in the Oil Patch: How to Aggravate the SEC
Energy and the Law
January 5, 2016
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Energy and the Law
December 22, 2015
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Tilting the Scales
December 22, 2015
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eMedia Law Insider
December 22, 2015
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Tilting the Scales
December 22, 2015
A Corporate Opportunity? … Stolen?
Energy and the Law
December 16, 2015
What is a Corporate Opportunity?
Energy and the Law
December 10, 2015
Employment Law 101: Race Discrimination
Texas Employer Handbook
December 10, 2015
Les Miles is Like the Oil Business
Energy and the Law
December 1, 2015
Truthiness and Truth Edition
Energy and the Law
November 24, 2015
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eMedia Law Insider
November 24, 2015
Common Law Business Partnership -  Can You Have a Partner Despite a Contrary Agreement?
Tilting the Scales
November 17, 2015
Animal House - Can You Own Exotic Animals?
Tilting the Scales
November 17, 2015
Louisiana Mineral Code Article 122 Revisited
Energy and the Law
November 11, 2015
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eMedia Law Insider
November 10, 2015
Your MSA is in Place - Now What?
Energy and the Law
November 3, 2015
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eMedia Law Insider
November 2, 2015
Hydrocarbon Exposure Dismissal Affirmed
Energy and the Law
October 27, 2015
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Energy and the Law
October 22, 2015
Employee Benefits - Do Employers Owe a 401(k) Fiduciary Duty?
Tilting the Scales
October 19, 2015
Stadium Follies - When Can You Sue the State of Texas?
Tilting the Scales
October 19, 2015
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Texas Employer Handbook
October 19, 2015
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eMedia Law Insider
October 14, 2015
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eMedia Law Insider
October 14, 2015
The Louisiana Right of Passage Discussed
Energy and the Law
October 14, 2015
Another Chesapeake Post-Production Deduction Case
Energy and the Law
October 6, 2015
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Energy and the Law
September 29, 2015
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Energy and the Law
September 23, 2015
Declaring War on Drones Part Deux: Is a Drone Operator/Owner Liable for Trespassing?
Tilting the Scales
September 21, 2015
Eminent Domain and Condemnation - What's It All About?
Tilting the Scales
September 21, 2015
Citgo Prevails Over EPA at the Fifth Circuit
Energy and the Law
September 17, 2015
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eMedia Law Insider
September 15, 2015
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Energy and the Law
September 8, 2015
You Own the Oil. Do You Own the Rock?
Energy and the Law
September 2, 2015
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eMedia Law Insider
September 1, 2015
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eMedia Law Insider
August 27, 2015
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Energy and the Law
August 27, 2015
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Texas Employer Handbook
August 19, 2015
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Energy and the Law
August 18, 2015
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Tilting the Scales
August 17, 2015
Can You Videotape Someone Else's Conversation?
Tilting the Scales
August 17, 2015
Did the 2015 Texas Legislature Help Oil and Gas?
Energy and the Law
August 12, 2015
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Tilting the Scales
August 5, 2015
Ballplayers Don't Fear the Clock; Should a Plaintiff?
Energy and the Law
August 4, 2015
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eMedia Law Insider
August 4, 2015
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Energy and the Law
July 29, 2015
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eMedia Law Insider
July 28, 2015
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Tilting the Scales
July 28, 2015
Open Carry? Or Not?
Tilting the Scales
July 28, 2015
Fracking, Trigger Warnings, and a Safe Room
Energy and the Law
July 22, 2015
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Energy and the Law
July 14, 2015
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eMedia Law Insider
July 10, 2015
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Energy and the Law
July 7, 2015
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Energy and the Law
June 23, 2015
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Tilting the Scales
June 22, 2015
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Texas Employer Handbook
June 22, 2015
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Tilting the Scales
June 22, 2015
Court Arrives at Fair Market Value of Gas Property
Energy and the Law
June 16, 2015
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eMedia Law Insider
June 16, 2015
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eMedia Law Insider
June 16, 2015
Who's on First? Depends if Fair Use is on Second and Public Domain is on Third
eMedia Law Insider
June 10, 2015
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Energy and the Law
June 9, 2015
Defendants Saved by Louisiana Subsequent Purchaser Rule
Energy and the Law
June 2, 2015
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Tilting the Scales
May 27, 2015
Can the Tax Man Come After Your Stored Gas?
Energy and the Law
May 26, 2015
Foreseeability and a Business Owner's Liability for Criminal Acts of Others
Tilting the Scales
May 22, 2015
How to Manage Credit and Collect Unpaid Bills in Today's Oil Patch
Energy and the Law
May 21, 2015
Business Owners Don't Have Crystal Balls: Foreseeability and Liability for Criminal Actions
Tilting the Scales
May 21, 2015
The Top 3 Things Tom Brady Can Learn From Blue Bell Creameries: "Nothing is More Important To Us Than Maintaining Your Trust"*
Tilting the Scales
May 14, 2015
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eMedia Law Insider
May 14, 2015
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Energy and the Law
May 12, 2015
Does there need to be patent reform?
eMedia Law Insider
May 8, 2015
How Are the Texas Anti-SLAPP Statute and Jade Helm 15 Alike?
Energy and the Law
May 6, 2015
Paying Child Support: Are Your New Hires Being Honest?
Tilting the Scales
April 30, 2015
Your Texas Legislature at Work, Part 2
Energy and the Law
April 30, 2015
Avoiding Job Applicants who Smoke: Is Snuffing out Smokers Discrimination?
Tilting the Scales
April 30, 2015
To Fire or Not to Fire for Employee's Social Media Posts
eMedia Law Insider
April 30, 2015
Safety Over Convenience: When Should Employers Investigate their Employees' Mental State?
Tilting the Scales
April 30, 2015
What is Your Texas Legislature Doing for You Today?
Energy and the Law
April 22, 2015
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Texas Employer Handbook
April 21, 2015
Texas eMediaLaw Legislative Update: 2015
eMedia Law Insider
April 20, 2015
Tax Cheats Can Go Wild In Dallas Texas
Texas Tax Talk
April 16, 2015
The Danger of "Too Much Information"?
Energy and the Law
April 15, 2015
The IRS Sucks
Texas Tax Talk
April 14, 2015
No Equitable Extension of a Pennsylvania Oil and Gas Lease
Energy and the Law
April 8, 2015
Obama Approves Keystone Pipeline and Other News- Special Edition
Energy and the Law
April 1, 2015
A Lesson in Lease Administration
Energy and the Law
March 31, 2015
The Coming Silver Tsunami: Families May Lose 70% in Wealth Transfer
Tilting the Scales
March 25, 2015
Partner Liability: Out of the Woods?
Tilting the Scales
March 25, 2015
Must the Lessee Be Wary of the Executive Right Owner?
Energy and the Law
March 24, 2015
The Executive Right and the NPRI - What is the Relationship?
Energy and the Law
March 17, 2015
Denbury Part II:  Big Changes Coming in Texas Pipeline Condemnations ?
Energy and the Law
March 10, 2015
Could a Cadillac Health Plan Put the Brakes on Obamacare?
Texas Tax Talk
March 4, 2015
What Can I Get From My Lessee if I Ask the Court For It?
Energy and the Law
March 2, 2015
A Measle-ly Lawsuit: Can Parents Who Don't Vaccinate their Children be Sued?
Tilting the Scales
February 26, 2015
Will Net Neutrality Kill the Internet 3.0?
eMedia Law Insider
February 26, 2015
Texas Supreme Court Relaxes Its Grip on the Discovery Rule
Energy and the Law
February 24, 2015
Selling What You Don't Have…What Happened to my Super Bowl Tickets?
Tilting the Scales
February 18, 2015
Louisiana Lessee Could be Liable for Withholding Information
Energy and the Law
February 17, 2015
IRS Telephone Fraud By "Mr. F-#-@-K Y-O-U"
Texas Tax Talk
February 16, 2015
Not Paying Your Employment Taxes? Prison Time Could Be In Your Future
Texas Tax Talk
February 11, 2015
GUEST POST:  Left Shark, Katy Perry and 3D Printing - Someone is getting bit
eMedia Law Insider
February 11, 2015
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Energy and the Law
February 10, 2015
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Tilting the Scales
February 10, 2015
IRS Computer Technology is Woefully Inadequate
Texas Tax Talk
February 4, 2015
Operator Can't Recover Drilling Costs For Affiliate's Expensive Rig
Energy and the Law
February 3, 2015
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Texas Restaurant Law
January 31, 2015
Have You Made Your New Year's Resolutions for Your Business?
Tilting the Scales
January 28, 2015
Finding Fault with Fracking - Lawsuits and Earthquakes
Tilting the Scales
January 28, 2015
When Should You Turn Down a Billion Dollars?
Tilting the Scales
January 28, 2015
Finding Fault with Fracing - Lawsuits and Earthquakes
Tilting the Scales
January 28, 2015
Meanwhile in Texas …  Who Should Decide About Fracking?
Energy and the Law
January 27, 2015
Consider The Retained Acreage Clause
Energy and the Law
January 20, 2015
How to get the IRS to pay your legal fees
Texas Tax Talk
January 16, 2015
Getting Pictures Off the Internet - Not Easy To Do
eMedia Law Insider
January 15, 2015
When To Use Letters of Intent In Buying a Restaurant
Texas Restaurant Law
January 14, 2015
5th Circuit Blocks Punitive Damages in Maritime Case
Energy and the Law
January 6, 2015
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eMedia Law Insider
December 30, 2014
Frackers v. Anti's - Scoring update
Energy and the Law
December 23, 2014
Want to get paid like Darryl Strawberry?
Texas Tax Talk
December 22, 2014
Sony vs. N. Korea  - Let Capitalism Fight Totalitarianism!
Tilting the Scales
December 22, 2014
Top 10 Legal Mistakes For Start-Ups
eMedia Law Insider
December 22, 2014
Will Over-Serving Your Guests Ruin Your Holiday (Legally Speaking)?
Tilting the Scales
December 19, 2014
An Invitation to Investors Risks Losing Control of Your Business
Tilting the Scales
December 19, 2014
A Little-Used Doctrine Saves a Lease
Energy and the Law
December 16, 2014
Listen to the Words In the Injunction Battle
Energy and the Law
December 9, 2014
Thinking of buying your child their own laptop or smart phone? Read this first - a look at whether parents are liable for their kids' online behavior
eMedia Law Insider
December 8, 2014
Avoid the Oral Agreement
Energy and the Law
December 4, 2014
Employment Law 101: Americans with Disabilities Act
Texas Employer Handbook
December 3, 2014
Does My Business Need Riot Insurance?
Tilting the Scales
November 30, 2014
Catching Up on the Issues with Last Week Tonight
eMedia Law Insider
November 29, 2014
The Fat Lady Who Hasn't Sung, Oil Field Technology, and a Lizard
Energy and the Law
November 26, 2014
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Texas Employer Handbook
November 24, 2014
More Seismic Rumbling in Louisiana
Energy and the Law
November 19, 2014
Corporate Wellness Programs: It's Time for a Check-Up
Texas Employer Handbook
November 18, 2014
Election Scoreboard: Frackers 4, Anti's 4
Energy and the Law
November 11, 2014
Update: Divorce Leads to Billion Dollar Lien on 20 Million Shares of Stock
Tilting the Scales
November 11, 2014
Divorce - Four Business Reasons for a Prenuptial Agreement
Tilting the Scales
November 11, 2014
The Well Operator Should Have Listened To My Mother
Energy and the Law
November 5, 2014
Fracking! Come and Take It!
Tilting the Scales
November 4, 2014
Fracing! Come and Take It!
Tilting the Scales
November 4, 2014
Ebola: Individual's Freedoms v. Community Health Concerns - Who Wins?
Tilting the Scales
October 31, 2014
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Texas Employer Handbook
October 30, 2014
What You Need To Prove - Deducting Travel Expenses
Texas Tax Talk
October 28, 2014
Hydrocarbon Exposure Reconsidered
Energy and the Law
October 28, 2014
What's Going On in Denton, Texas?
Energy and the Law
October 23, 2014
What exactly does Texas Intrastate Crowdfunding Look Like?
eMedia Law Insider
October 23, 2014
Delay Strikes Down Another Plaintiff
Energy and the Law
October 21, 2014
Divorce - Impacting Your Meddlin Hands Partners!
Tilting the Scales
October 21, 2014
Faulty Property Description Haunts Louisiana Servitude
Energy and the Law
October 14, 2014
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Tilting the Scales
October 13, 2014
Former FTC Regional Director and Court of Appeals Justice Answers What To Do When the FTC Investigates
eMedia Law Insider
October 8, 2014
Easements: Roads Traveled, Less Traveled, and Not Traveled
Energy and the Law
October 7, 2014
Truth and Illusion in the Fracking Debate
Energy and the Law
September 30, 2014
EEOC Trying to Change the "Status" for Transgendered Employees
Texas Employer Handbook
September 30, 2014
Lawyers Fighting Over Domain Names Never Looks Good
eMedia Law Insider
September 30, 2014
Texting Trouble: Who's Liable?
Tilting the Scales
September 30, 2014
Protecting your Business from a Lack of "Wedded Bliss"
Tilting the Scales
September 30, 2014
"The Situation" for Sorrentinos Getting Worse With Social Media
Texas Tax Talk
September 29, 2014
"The Situation" for Sorrentinos Getting Worse With Social Media
Texas Tax Talk
September 29, 2014
How Much Are Your Trees Worth?
Energy and the Law
September 24, 2014
Texas High Court Rules Improper Photography Law Unconstitutional; Or, Why You Care a Creepy Dude Is Not Guilty
eMedia Law Insider
September 18, 2014
What Does "Sprawling Litigation" Look Like?
Energy and the Law
September 18, 2014
North Dakota Good Faith Purchasers: At What Point is Notice Relevant?
Energy and the Law
September 16, 2014
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eMedia Law Insider
September 10, 2014
Shop Until You Drop - But Take a Day to Pray
Texas Employer Handbook
September 9, 2014
Subcontractors Score a Victory in Federal Court
Energy and the Law
September 3, 2014
The Supreme Court of Texas Rules Injunctions for Defamation Not Proper and Requires Proof of Damages
eMedia Law Insider
August 31, 2014
Does Filing for Bankruptcy Really Give You Tax Relief?
Texas Tax Talk
August 29, 2014
Trespassers - Can You Shoot 'Em?
Tilting the Scales
August 28, 2014
Trespassers - Can You Shoot 'Em?
Tilting the Scales
August 28, 2014
Employment Law 101: Worksite Lactation Breaks
Texas Employer Handbook
August 26, 2014
Freedom to Contract Prevails in New Mexico
Energy and the Law
August 26, 2014
Lawsuits Against Social Media Sites Rarely a Good Idea - This One Probably Isn't Either
eMedia Law Insider
August 23, 2014
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Tilting the Scales
August 22, 2014
In Wyoming, a Higher Burden for Chemical Disclosure Exemption?
Energy and the Law
August 19, 2014
"Affluenza" Follow-Up
Tilting the Scales
August 19, 2014
Social Media Law & Policy Report Article on Enforcing Online Promotion Terms Now Available
eMedia Law Insider
August 18, 2014
Losing My Religion:  Do I Want to Know My Employee's Religious Beliefs?
Texas Employer Handbook
August 15, 2014
Losing My Religion:  Do I Want to Know My Employee's Beliefs?
Texas Employer Handbook
August 15, 2014
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Energy and the Law
August 14, 2014
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Texas Tax Talk
August 11, 2014
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eMedia Law Insider
August 11, 2014
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Energy and the Law
August 5, 2014
IRS Takes Money From Dead Mom to Pay For Son's Tax Debt
Texas Tax Talk
July 30, 2014
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Energy and the Law
July 29, 2014
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Texas Employer Handbook
July 29, 2014
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Construction & Energy Law Blog for Subcontractors and Suppliers
July 27, 2014
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Tilting the Scales
July 24, 2014
Open-Carriers Pose a Threat to Restaurants with Liquor Licenses
Tilting the Scales
July 24, 2014
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Energy and the Law
July 22, 2014
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eMedia Law Insider
July 21, 2014
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Energy and the Law
July 15, 2014
Facebook Demands Court Order for Local Threats - Internet Privacy Always Sounds Good In Theory
eMedia Law Insider
July 14, 2014
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Energy and the Law
July 11, 2014
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Energy and the Law
July 7, 2014
Are Personal Injury Damages Avaiable in a Nuisance Case?
Energy and the Law
July 7, 2014
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Tilting the Scales
July 3, 2014
Are Oil and Gas Producers Protecting the Environment?
Energy and the Law
July 1, 2014
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Energy and the Law
June 25, 2014
Supreme Court determines Aereo violates copyright - back to the drawing board
eMedia Law Insider
June 25, 2014
Supreme Court determines Aero violates copyright - back to the drawing board
eMedia Law Insider
June 25, 2014
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Tilting the Scales
June 25, 2014
Affluenza - Is It Contagious?
Tilting the Scales
June 25, 2014
WARNING to Liquor License Holders - "Open Carriers" Can Cost you your Liquor License
Tilting the Scales
June 25, 2014
IRS Tax Emails
Tilting the Scales
June 24, 2014
Operator Wins JOA Fight
Energy and the Law
June 17, 2014
Is the Internal Revenue Service Lying?
Texas Tax Talk
June 16, 2014
Do we really have a "Taxpayer Bill of Rights"?
Texas Tax Talk
June 11, 2014
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Energy and the Law
June 10, 2014
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Energy and the Law
June 5, 2014
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Energy and the Law
June 3, 2014
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Texas Employer Handbook
May 30, 2014
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Energy and the Law
May 29, 2014
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Tilting the Scales
May 29, 2014
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Tilting the Scales
May 29, 2014
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eMedia Law Insider
May 28, 2014
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Energy and the Law
May 22, 2014
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Energy and the Law
May 16, 2014
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eMedia Law Insider
May 14, 2014
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Texas Tax Talk
May 13, 2014
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Energy and the Law
May 8, 2014
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eMedia Law Insider
May 7, 2014
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Energy and the Law
May 6, 2014
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Energy and the Law
May 2, 2014
A Plaintiffs' Jury Verdict in a Texas Fracing Case
Energy and the Law
April 30, 2014
A Plaintiffs' Jury Verdict in a Texas Fracking Case
Energy and the Law
April 30, 2014
Child and Spousal Support
Texas Employer Handbook
April 30, 2014
Gimme a U-N-I-O-N!
Tilting the Scales
April 30, 2014
Employment Law 101: Child and Spousal Support
Texas Employer Handbook
April 30, 2014
Avoiding Judicial Hellholes
Tilting the Scales
April 30, 2014
Application for Tax Exempt Status To Be Eased by IRS - Except for the Tea Party
Texas Tax Talk
April 23, 2014
Infographic:  The Use of Images From The Web on Your Site, Newspaper or Broadcast
eMedia Law Insider
April 17, 2014
New Guidance From IRS On At-Risk Rules For LLC Member Guarantees
Texas Tax Talk
April 16, 2014
A Cost-Free Royalty Clause That Works - Part Two: The Override
Energy and the Law
April 16, 2014
Native Gas and Storage Gas: Who Owns It?
Energy and the Law
April 14, 2014
#SMH-butnotacontestorsweepstakes - Check your online promotion hashtag or face scrutiny from the FTC
eMedia Law Insider
April 9, 2014
More on the Moral Case for Fossil Fuels and Other Topics
Energy and the Law
April 4, 2014
Federal Court Calls General Partnership Interest a Security
Energy and the Law
April 1, 2014
Federal Court: General Partnership Interest Could Be a Security
Energy and the Law
April 1, 2014
Confusing Expiration Labels Cost Texas Restaurants
Texas Restaurant Law
April 1, 2014
The Moral Case For Fossil Fuels
Energy and the Law
March 27, 2014
The Case of the Defamed Doctor - SLAPP'ing Down Defamation Cases in Texas
Tilting the Scales
March 27, 2014
Whistleblowers, Do Tell?
Tilting the Scales
March 27, 2014
Employment Law 101: Bonuses
Texas Employer Handbook
March 27, 2014
All Press Is Good Press For Texas Restaurants
Texas Restaurant Law
March 26, 2014
IRS Makes Bitcoins a Tax Headache
Texas Tax Talk
March 26, 2014
South By Southwest Deaths Highlight Alcohol Issues For Texas Restaurants
Texas Restaurant Law
March 19, 2014
A Cost-Free Royalty Clause That Works - Part One
Energy and the Law
March 18, 2014
The Law of Online Promotions
eMedia Law Insider
March 14, 2014
Distributions from a Texas Trust Deemed Separate Property
Energy and the Law
March 11, 2014
Removing Customers: When Can A Texas Restaurant Ask A Patron To Leave?
Texas Restaurant Law
March 4, 2014
What is a Bird Worth to a Regulator?
Energy and the Law
March 4, 2014
When Online Behavior Crosses the Line - The Law on Threats, Libel and Just Being Rude
eMedia Law Insider
February 28, 2014
Was the Royalty Reservation "Floating"  or "Fixed"?
Energy and the Law
February 27, 2014
Employer Handbook: Age Discrimination
Texas Employer Handbook
February 27, 2014
Employment Law 101: Age Discrimination
Texas Employer Handbook
February 27, 2014
First Lady of Tax Fraud
Texas Tax Talk
February 25, 2014
Once you start bribing - I guess it is hard to stop
Texas Tax Talk
February 20, 2014
Can Texas Restaurant Owners Deduct the Costs of Repairs From Lease Rental Payments?
Texas Restaurant Law
February 19, 2014
Reaping What You Sow - City of Dallas Sued by Trinity East Energy
Energy and the Law
February 19, 2014
There's a Printer for That!
Tilting the Scales
February 19, 2014
Don't Be a Target: Mitigating Liability From Cyber Attacks
Tilting the Scales
February 19, 2014
Mixed Result in a Louisiana Legacy Pollution Case
Energy and the Law
February 18, 2014
For Success Against a Pipeline, Go to the Right Court
Energy and the Law
February 14, 2014
Open Source Software:  Goodwill To All or a Cancer?
eMedia Law Insider
February 14, 2014
Texas Restaurant Update - Acquisitions, Openings And Closings
Texas Restaurant Law
February 12, 2014
Is There Schizophrenia About Fracking?
Energy and the Law
February 12, 2014
Gentleman's Club Owner Hit With Fraud Penalty
Texas Tax Talk
February 7, 2014
[Audio] Podcast Interview with Resonance Content Marketing's Rachel Parker
eMedia Law Insider
February 6, 2014
Rumblings From a Louisiana Seismic Agreement
Energy and the Law
February 4, 2014
FDA Sets Guidelines for "Gluten-free" Foods in Stores and in Restaurants
Texas Restaurant Law
February 3, 2014
Title Troubles in Texas, North Dakota and Montana: Right of Way v. Fee Conveyance
Energy and the Law
January 31, 2014
Employment Law 101: I-9 Forms
Texas Employer Handbook
January 31, 2014
What's The Best Way To Pass On A Restaurant At Death?
Texas Restaurant Law
January 29, 2014
Back from the Land of Trial Mode:  January Quicklinks
eMedia Law Insider
January 29, 2014
Fear Alone Won't Get You an Injunction
Energy and the Law
January 28, 2014
Domain Names - Possession is 9/10ths of the Law
Tilting the Scales
January 28, 2014
Lost or Stolen: Liability for Unauthorized Credit Card Charges
Tilting the Scales
January 28, 2014
Preserve Your Right to a Payroll Tax Refund
Texas Employer Handbook
January 27, 2014
How To Compensate Key Restaurant Employees
Texas Restaurant Law
January 22, 2014
Crowdfunding and Taxes in Kickstarter: Everybody Wants Their Share
Texas Tax Talk
January 20, 2014
Texas Restaurants Expand Like Crazy In 2014 (Already)!
Texas Restaurant Law
January 15, 2014
Technology Will Silence the Critics of Drilling
Energy and the Law
January 15, 2014
The Duhig Rule - State by State
Energy and the Law
January 7, 2014
How to Choose a Tax Return Preparer?  Watch out for Fraud
Texas Tax Talk
January 3, 2014
How to Choose a Tax Return Preparer?  Watch out for Fraud
Texas Tax Talk
January 3, 2014
Beware, the Stealthy Duhig Rule
Energy and the Law
January 2, 2014
Pennsylvania Supreme Court Strikes Down Pro-Industry Law
Energy and the Law
December 31, 2013
Texas Court Declines Indemnity for One's Own Bad Acts.
Energy and the Law
December 24, 2013
New Years Resolution Idea:  Update Your Privacy Policy
eMedia Law Insider
December 23, 2013
Filing a Lien When the Work is Done for a Tenant Rather Than an Owner
Construction & Energy Law Blog for Subcontractors and Suppliers
December 20, 2013
Living in a State of De-Nile: Are Commercial Drones Viable?
Tilting the Scales
December 19, 2013
Paying Elves and Interns!
Tilting the Scales
December 19, 2013
Dallas City Council Passes Draconian Drilling Ordinance
Energy and the Law
December 17, 2013
How to Perfect and Enforce a Mineral Lien: Six Steps
Construction & Energy Law Blog for Subcontractors and Suppliers
December 13, 2013
How to Perfect and Enforce a Mineral Lien: 6 Steps
Construction & Energy Law Blog for Subcontractors and Suppliers
December 13, 2013
Oral Transfer of an Immovable is Established in Louisiana
Energy and the Law
December 12, 2013
How an Oil and Gas Scammer Avoided Justice
Energy and the Law
December 10, 2013
Broker Loses His Override
Energy and the Law
December 6, 2013
Depository of International Online Privacy Resources
eMedia Law Insider
December 5, 2013
Surface Owner's Regulatory Taking Claim Denied
Energy and the Law
December 3, 2013
Employment Law 101: Holiday Parties
Texas Employer Handbook
December 1, 2013
Tax Exemption for Ministers Unconstitutional?
Texas Tax Talk
November 27, 2013
Thankful I didn't copy images, parody the Beastie Boys, use overbearing TOS or have to stand behind TheDirty
eMedia Law Insider
November 26, 2013
A Favored-Nations Clause Gone Awry
Energy and the Law
November 26, 2013
The Online Marketer's Guide to Privacy
eMedia Law Insider
November 21, 2013
Non-Operators Shake Off the JOA Tar Baby
Energy and the Law
November 21, 2013
Caught Coming and Going!
Tilting the Scales
November 21, 2013
In the Line of Fire
Tilting the Scales
November 21, 2013
Qualified Domestic Relations Orders: Little-Known Issues Involving Dividend Pass-Through Elections And Same-Sex Spouses
Texas Tax Talk
November 20, 2013
An Oil and Gas Rorschach Test
Energy and the Law
November 14, 2013
Expansion of IRS Innocent Spouse Relief
Texas Tax Talk
November 12, 2013
Can you use pre-suit discovery to unmask an anonymous blogger in Texas?
eMedia Law Insider
November 11, 2013
Haynesville Shale Fraud Judgment Reversed
Energy and the Law
November 11, 2013
7 Ways to Manage the Credit Risk of a New Customer
Construction & Energy Law Blog for Subcontractors and Suppliers
October 31, 2013
Regulating revenge porn and explicit online communications with children - easier said than done
eMedia Law Insider
October 31, 2013
BLM Clarifies Bond Requirements
Energy and the Law
October 31, 2013
Employment Law 101: Employee Terminations
Texas Employer Handbook
October 30, 2013
Court Goes to the Dictionary To Establish Liability for a Non-Party
Energy and the Law
October 29, 2013
Them's Fighting Words!
Tilting the Scales
October 25, 2013
In Fear of Your Life
Tilting the Scales
October 25, 2013
In Search of the Perfect Sazerac - the Quest Continues
Energy and the Law
October 18, 2013
Cuban Beats SEC, But Can He Deduct His $8 Million in Attorney Fees?
Texas Tax Talk
October 17, 2013
Lessee: Beware the Automatic Termination Clause
Energy and the Law
October 15, 2013
Reseeding with Native Grasses after Operations - Keeping the Eagle Ford Native
Energy and the Law
October 11, 2013
TechStreet Houston: Crowdfunding
eMedia Law Insider
October 11, 2013
Increasing Your Recovery Under a Federal Payment Bond Claim
Construction & Energy Law Blog for Subcontractors and Suppliers
October 10, 2013
Does California's Amended Online Privacy Law Mean We All Have to Change Our Privacy Policies?
eMedia Law Insider
October 9, 2013
Solution to the "Obamacare" Fiasco?
Texas Tax Talk
October 9, 2013
Deepwater Horizon Settlement Fine-Tuned By Fifth Circuit
Energy and the Law
October 8, 2013
Deduction of Post-Production Costs from Gas Royalties - Another Lesson
Energy and the Law
October 3, 2013
What You Need to Know About the IRS Shutdown
Texas Tax Talk
October 1, 2013
Breaking Bad and Tax Planning?
Texas Tax Talk
October 1, 2013
Employment Law 101: Background Checks
Texas Employer Handbook
September 28, 2013
Seismic Map is at the Center of Trade Secret Case
Energy and the Law
September 27, 2013
Is Revenge Porn Legal?
Tilting the Scales
September 26, 2013
Five New Texas State Laws from the 83rd Legislature Affecting Every Business
Tilting the Scales
September 24, 2013
Global Warming Threat is Worse Than Ever … Or It's Not
Energy and the Law
September 23, 2013
Facebook "Like" is Protected First Amendment Speech
eMedia Law Insider
September 23, 2013
Unrecorded Override Assignment Trumps the Public Records Doctrine
Energy and the Law
September 19, 2013
Can I use the social media image for my story - part 3
eMedia Law Insider
September 19, 2013
Video interview: Discussing Johnny Manziel and potential tax trouble with LXBN TV
Texas Tax Talk
September 16, 2013
Part Two - Could "Johnny Football" Go To Jail?
Texas Tax Talk
September 16, 2013
Can I use the social media picture for my story? - Part Two
eMedia Law Insider
September 15, 2013
DOMA Stricken Down:  What does this Mean for Texas Employers?
Texas Employer Handbook
September 15, 2013
Could Johnny Football Go To Jail?
Texas Tax Talk
September 11, 2013
The Prospect Generator's Case, a Second Look
Energy and the Law
September 10, 2013
Can I use the social media picture for my story? - Part One
eMedia Law Insider
September 9, 2013
Hold on to Your Insurance … Federal Court Certifies Deepwater Horizon Questions to Texas Supreme Court
Energy and the Law
September 6, 2013
Prospect Generator is Vindicated
Energy and the Law
September 3, 2013
The Supreme Court Blesses Arbitration Clauses in Covenants Not to Compete, But is Arbitrating a Non-Compete Always a Good Idea?
Construction & Energy Law Blog for Subcontractors and Suppliers
September 2, 2013
Equal Pay Act Guide
Texas Employer Handbook
August 31, 2013
Equal Pay Act
Texas Employer Handbook
August 31, 2013
Texas Employer Handbook: Explaining the Equal Pay Act
Texas Employer Handbook
August 31, 2013
Employment Law 101: Explaining the Equal Pay Act
Texas Employer Handbook
August 31, 2013
IRS announces that all legal same-sex marriages will be recognized for federal tax purposes
Texas Tax Talk
August 29, 2013
The Anatomy of a Defamation Claim - Scottie Pippen's Case is Dismissed
eMedia Law Insider
August 29, 2013
Where There's a Will, Is There Always a Way?
Tilting the Scales
August 28, 2013
Wanna Bet? Betting About Baseball Returns to the News
Tilting the Scales
August 28, 2013
Are you a small business?  You need to take advantage of the small business heath care credit
Texas Tax Talk
August 26, 2013
Ten Drafting Tips for Covenants Not to Compete
Construction & Energy Law Blog for Subcontractors and Suppliers
August 26, 2013
Old Rules Are Learned Anew in Louisiana Servitude Case
Energy and the Law
August 26, 2013
10 Drafting Tips for Covenants Not to Compete
Construction & Energy Law Blog for Subcontractors and Suppliers
August 26, 2013
Quick Links - August 2013
eMedia Law Insider
August 21, 2013
Four Horsemen of the Environmental Apocalypse
Energy and the Law
August 20, 2013
Legislative Update
Construction & Energy Law Blog for Subcontractors and Suppliers
August 20, 2013
EEOC Hit with Sanctions for Frivolous Claims
Texas Employer Handbook
August 13, 2013
Title Troubles in Texas, North Dakota and Montana: Mineral Reservations to Third Parties
Energy and the Law
August 9, 2013
Federal Agencies Go After "Misclassified" Landmen
Energy and the Law
August 6, 2013
Big Red and Fried Chicken: Dallas Law Firm Sued for Discrimination
Texas Employer Handbook
August 4, 2013
Taking Legal Control of the Company Social Media Account
eMedia Law Insider
August 1, 2013
When Is the Client Liable for the Acts of the Independent Landman?
Energy and the Law
August 1, 2013
Volunteerism, Charity and Tax Breaks
Texas Tax Talk
July 31, 2013
Workplace Investigations
Texas Employer Handbook
July 31, 2013
Workplace Investigations Guide
Texas Employer Handbook
July 31, 2013
Texas Employer Handbook: Your Guide to Workplace Investigations
Texas Employer Handbook
July 31, 2013
Employment Law 101: Your Guide to Workplace Investigations
Texas Employer Handbook
July 31, 2013
The Supreme Court Narrows the Definition of "Supervisor" - The Cat's Meow for Corporations
Tilting the Scales
July 30, 2013
Several Lessons for Louisiana Royalty Owners
Energy and the Law
July 30, 2013
Asylum's Just Another Word for Nowhere Left to Go
Tilting the Scales
July 30, 2013
TheDirty.com held liable despite Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act
eMedia Law Insider
July 26, 2013
Vetoed Foreclosure Bill Will Return
Energy and the Law
July 26, 2013
Title Troubles in Texas, North Dakota and Montana: Conveyances to "Blind Trusts"
Energy and the Law
July 24, 2013
Contractors and Suppliers' Defenses to Bankruptcy Preference Claims
Construction & Energy Law Blog for Subcontractors and Suppliers
July 23, 2013
What Can Be Done About a Workplace Bully?
Texas Employer Handbook
July 20, 2013
2013 Texas Leg Watch:  Retracting the defamation and notification after a data breach
eMedia Law Insider
July 19, 2013
Ambiguity Sends an Overriding Royalty Dispute Back to the Trial Court
Energy and the Law
July 18, 2013
Avoiding Double Payroll Tax with your Asset Acquisition
Texas Tax Talk
July 18, 2013
Tread Carefully When Using Competitor's Trademarked Name With Online Advertising
eMedia Law Insider
July 17, 2013
When Can an Override be "Washed Out"?
Energy and the Law
July 16, 2013
Zero tolerance gone too far:  When does a Facebook comment cross the line into a threat?
eMedia Law Insider
July 14, 2013
What is the "Alternative Minimum Tax" in a nutshell?
Texas Tax Talk
July 12, 2013
Gasland II, Rebuked
Energy and the Law
July 11, 2013
Texas Makes it Easier to Protect Trade Secrets
Energy and the Law
July 9, 2013
Are you required to file an income tax return?  Myths of unconstitutionality debunked.
Texas Tax Talk
July 8, 2013
Do I need to comply with E.U. privacy laws?
eMedia Law Insider
July 8, 2013
Can an Owner be Personally Liable for Wages?
Texas Employer Handbook
July 7, 2013
Weathering the Storm of an Owner or General Contractor Bankruptcy
Construction & Energy Law Blog for Subcontractors and Suppliers
July 2, 2013
Different Takes on the President's Climate Change Policy
Energy and the Law
July 1, 2013
Top Reasons For Not Talking to an IRS Special Agent
Texas Tax Talk
June 27, 2013
When Is a Notice-Of-Assignment Clause Not Effective?
Energy and the Law
June 27, 2013
Must an Oil and Gas Lessee Accommodate a Cattle Operation?
Energy and the Law
June 25, 2013
Protecting Your Piece of the Pie:  Texas Adopts the Uniform Trade Secrets Act
Tilting the Scales
June 25, 2013
Tornados and Leases - Who Pays?
Tilting the Scales
June 25, 2013
Collecting Attorney Fees for Lien and Bond Claims
Texas Construction Law Blog
June 25, 2013
President to Unveil Energy Policy
Energy and the Law
June 21, 2013
Five Tips On Transitioning A Restaurant
Texas Restaurant Law
June 20, 2013
"Breaking Bad" and Tax Evasion
Texas Tax Talk
June 20, 2013
Broad Form Indemnities in Construction Contracts
Texas Construction Law Blog
June 20, 2013
Texas Well Integrity Rule Revised
Energy and the Law
June 19, 2013
Oil and Gas Bills Passed By Texas Legislature
Energy and the Law
June 13, 2013
Deadline to File FBARs Quickly Approaching
Texas Tax Talk
June 13, 2013
Restaurant Prices are Set to Rise this Year
Texas Restaurant Law
June 12, 2013
Perils of Proportionate Reduction, and a Detour Through D-Day
Energy and the Law
June 11, 2013
Equal Pay Act 50th Anniversary
Texas Employer Handbook
June 11, 2013
Important Contract Clauses for Subcontractors and Suppliers
Texas Construction Law Blog
June 11, 2013
GUEST POST:  Start-Ups and the Unpaid Internship - The legal balancing act
eMedia Law Insider
June 10, 2013
Will there be an "eraser button" on social media for teens?
eMedia Law Insider
June 7, 2013
Pipeline Loses Effort to Condemn Private Land
Energy and the Law
June 6, 2013
Keystone XL Can Take Land Before Appeals are Exhausted
Energy and the Law
June 4, 2013
Arbitration Clause Tips
Texas Construction Law Blog
June 4, 2013
Top 5 Tax Mistakes that Doctors Make
Texas Tax Talk
May 30, 2013
The Fracking Debate is Not Unique to the United States.
Energy and the Law
May 29, 2013
Justice! - The Case for Expedited Trials
Tilting the Scales
May 29, 2013
Texas Leg 2013 Wrap-Up - Texas Does Not Take the Lead on Social Media Issues
eMedia Law Insider
May 29, 2013
Gentlemen, Start Your Videos
Tilting the Scales
May 29, 2013
Tips
Texas Employer Handbook
May 29, 2013
Tips Guide
Texas Employer Handbook
May 29, 2013
Employment Law 101: What Restaurants Need to Know About Tips
Texas Employer Handbook
May 29, 2013
Texas Employer Handbook: What Restaurants Need to Know About Tips
Texas Employer Handbook
May 29, 2013
Arbitration vs. Bench Trial
Texas Construction Law Blog
May 28, 2013
You "like" me, you really "like" me - Looking at the legal effect of Facebook likes and friends
eMedia Law Insider
May 23, 2013
Is the Oil and Gas Industry Undertaxed?
Energy and the Law
May 23, 2013
Lessor is Not Entitled to Royalty on Hedging Profits
Energy and the Law
May 21, 2013
Pay-If-Paid Clauses: A Powerful Shield From Payment
Texas Construction Law Blog
May 20, 2013
Governor Signs New Trade Secrets Law
Texas Employer Handbook
May 18, 2013
How Much Water Does Fracking Shale Gas Consume, and Where?
Energy and the Law
May 16, 2013
Are The Legal Rules For User Generated Content Becoming More Nuanced?
eMedia Law Insider
May 15, 2013
A Look at Two Approaches to Oil and Gas Regulation
Energy and the Law
May 14, 2013
The New Lien Waiver Form Prevents Subs and Suppliers from being Strong Armed
Texas Construction Law Blog
May 13, 2013
IRS Announces Information Sharing Agreement with Australia and the UK to Combat Tax Evasion
Texas Tax Talk
May 10, 2013
Update on the NLRB Poster Litigation
Texas Employer Handbook
May 10, 2013
Basics of Stock Redemptions
Texas Tax Talk
May 9, 2013
Fracking Stymied on Federal Lands in California
Energy and the Law
May 8, 2013
The New Texas Expedited Trial Rule's Effect on Subcontractors and Suppliers
Texas Construction Law Blog
May 7, 2013
Pennsylvania Supreme Court Confirms The Dunham Rule
Energy and the Law
May 3, 2013
GUEST POST:  Internet Sales Tax is Coming
eMedia Law Insider
May 3, 2013
The Top 7 Things To Consider Before Buying A Restaurant
Texas Restaurant Law
May 1, 2013
Guide to Deducting Meals and Entertainment Expenses
Texas Tax Talk
May 1, 2013
Texas Leg Watch 2013:  Banning Employers from Demanding Social Media Passwords Bill to Hit House Floor Tomorrow
eMedia Law Insider
April 30, 2013
Legal Ethics Presentation: Lawyers on Social Media This Thursday
eMedia Law Insider
April 30, 2013
At-Will Employment
Texas Employer Handbook
April 30, 2013
Why Delivery Tickets Matter
Texas Construction Law Blog
April 30, 2013
Mistakes Have Consequences - British Petroleum's Settlement
Tilting the Scales
April 29, 2013
The Tax Man Cometh to Cyberspace
Tilting the Scales
April 29, 2013
IRS worker classification - what is the common law test?
Texas Tax Talk
April 26, 2013
Changes Ahead for the Texas Railroad Commission?
Energy and the Law
April 24, 2013
Top Ten Tax Mistakes for Restaurant Owners
Texas Restaurant Law
April 23, 2013
Your Last Resort: The Unpaid Account
Texas Construction Law Blog
April 22, 2013
Viacom v. YouTube Update:  What does it mean for me?
eMedia Law Insider
April 19, 2013
How Much Consensus is There on Global Warming?
Energy and the Law
April 18, 2013
HOW MUCH CONSENSUS IS THERE ON GLOBAL WARMING?
Energy and the Law
April 18, 2013
What Is Restaurant Intellectual Property?
Texas Restaurant Law
April 17, 2013
Joint Check Agreements
Texas Construction Law Blog
April 15, 2013
The 1956 Model Form JOA Does Not Apply to Future Leases
Energy and the Law
April 11, 2013
IRS Phishing Fraud - What Can You Do?
Texas Tax Talk
April 11, 2013
Social Media for the CEO:  Lessons Learned from the Netflix/SEC Tussle and Reg FD
eMedia Law Insider
April 10, 2013
What is an Enforceable Property Description?
Energy and the Law
April 9, 2013
Adding Another Target: Personal Guaranties
Texas Construction Law Blog
April 8, 2013
Crowdfunding Not Quite As Open as Recent Reports May Suggest
eMedia Law Insider
April 2, 2013
Mineral Liens: An Underused Tool
Texas Construction Law Blog
April 2, 2013
Recordkeeping Part II
Texas Employer Handbook
March 29, 2013
Hey! Keep your @#%*& opinions about employees off of your Facebook page!
eMedia Law Insider
March 27, 2013
Don't Rail on Your "F**** Idiot" Employees on the Net
eMedia Law Insider
March 27, 2013
Should I Agree to Arbitrate My Contract Dispute?
Energy and the Law
March 26, 2013
Prompt Pay Acts: Preventing Slow Paying
Texas Construction Law Blog
March 26, 2013
BOOK REVIEW:  Civility in the Digital Age by Andrea Weckerle
eMedia Law Insider
March 25, 2013
New IRS Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Forms
Texas Tax Talk
March 23, 2013
How To Deal With Restaurant Partner Disputes
Texas Restaurant Law
March 20, 2013
The Texas Construction Trust Fund Act, AKA "Plan B"
Texas Construction Law Blog
March 18, 2013
Should I Give References After Separation?
Texas Employer Handbook
March 16, 2013
Sugar And Horses: How To Deal With Restaurant Supply Issues?
Texas Restaurant Law
March 13, 2013
Compulsory Unitization Undermines Texas Values (Rhetorically Speaking)
Energy and the Law
March 12, 2013
Tax Time is Coming - Avoid Penalties and Problems
Texas Tax Talk
March 12, 2013
What you need to know about Texas Constitutional Liens
Texas Construction Law Blog
March 11, 2013
The Greatest Blog Post About Deceptive Advertising Ever Written*
eMedia Law Insider
March 10, 2013
New I-9 Form Released
Texas Employer Handbook
March 10, 2013
Is There a Murder in the House:  Does an Owner have the Obligation to Disclose a Murder on the Property
Tilting the Scales
March 8, 2013
Large Condemnation Award Upheld for Eagle Ford Pipeline
Energy and the Law
March 8, 2013
Rocky Mountain High: Can You Be Fired Even if You Legally Smoked Marijuana?
Tilting the Scales
March 8, 2013
Texas Legislative Update - March 2013
Tilting the Scales
March 8, 2013
REGISTER NOW!  The Social Media Brews and Views CLE
eMedia Law Insider
March 7, 2013
How To Avoid Taxes From Your Restaurant LLC
Texas Restaurant Law
March 5, 2013
The BYOD Policy:  From the Yugo to the Cadillac
eMedia Law Insider
March 4, 2013
Federal Payment Bond Claims
Texas Construction Law Blog
March 4, 2013
Six Strikes And You're Out:  The Copyright Alert System Begins This Week
eMedia Law Insider
March 2, 2013
Texas Leg Watch 2013:  Bill proposes to allow service via social media
eMedia Law Insider
March 1, 2013
Deed Restrictions - Good for Barking Dogs, Not Good for Mineral Reservations
Energy and the Law
February 28, 2013
Ouch! The Payroll Tax Takes Its Toll!
Texas Restaurant Law
February 27, 2013
Gambling in Oklahoma - What are the tax responsibilities for Texans?
Texas Tax Talk
February 26, 2013
CROWDFUNDING NOW AND WHAT WAS SUPPOSED TO BE
eMedia Law Insider
February 26, 2013
Private Payment Bonds: The Basics
Texas Construction Law Blog
February 25, 2013
Recordkeeping Part I
Texas Employer Handbook
February 24, 2013
Who's Against Fracking and What are They Saying?
Energy and the Law
February 21, 2013
Have Gun, Will Travel? [Part Two] - Owner's Liability to Employees for Violent Acts
Tilting the Scales
February 21, 2013
Texas Legislative Update - February 2013
Tilting the Scales
February 21, 2013
Who's Your Daddy?  Child Support Liability for Sperm Donation
Tilting the Scales
February 21, 2013
What the Cybersecurity Executive Order Means for the Rest of Us
eMedia Law Insider
February 21, 2013
Texas Legislative Update - March2013
Tilting the Scales
February 21, 2013
The Changing Nature Of Restaurant Real Estate
Texas Restaurant Law
February 20, 2013
Texas Public Payment Bond Claims: Just as Good as a Lien
Texas Construction Law Blog
February 18, 2013
Compulsory Unitization is a Grand Idea (Rhetorically Speaking)
Energy and the Law
February 15, 2013
US and Switzerland sign agreement to combat tax evasion.
Texas Tax Talk
February 14, 2013
SAVE THE DATE:  SOCIAL MEDIA VIEWS AND BREWS
eMedia Law Insider
February 14, 2013
When To Terminate A Restaurant Transaction
Texas Restaurant Law
February 13, 2013
What are the IRS "Injured Spouse" rules and how do they apply in Texas?
Texas Tax Talk
February 12, 2013
Louisiana Surface Owner Can Sue Servitude Owner for Pollution
Energy and the Law
February 12, 2013
Are "Working Interviews" Legal?
Texas Employer Handbook
February 12, 2013
Mechanic’s Liens: Finding your way through the Maze
Texas Construction Law Blog
February 11, 2013
My Open Letter to Congressman Poe on the Houston Business and Technology Roundtable
eMedia Law Insider
February 8, 2013
What Makes Restaurant Litigation So Darn Expensive?
Texas Restaurant Law
February 7, 2013
Changes to FMLA Service Member Leave Become Effective March 8, 2013
Texas Employer Handbook
February 7, 2013
Judicial Ascertainment Clause Trumps Automatic Termination of a Louisiana Lease
Energy and the Law
February 5, 2013
Rights and Remedies to Help Subcontractors and Suppliers Collect Payment
Texas Construction Law Blog
February 4, 2013
How do the Federal Sentencing Guidelines work?
Texas Tax Talk
February 1, 2013
Have Gun, Will Travel: Owner's Liability to Patrons for Violent Acts
Tilting the Scales
January 31, 2013
LEGISLATIVE UPDATE: HB 700 Seeks to Allow Handguns to be Carried Openly
Tilting the Scales
January 31, 2013
Glock on Board: Can you Keep a Handgun in Your Car if you Don't have a Concealed Handgun License?
Tilting the Scales
January 31, 2013
What's in a Name? Is Texas House Bill 100 Really Forced "Pooling"?
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January 30, 2013
Biggest Legal Causes Of Restaurant Failures
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January 30, 2013
Firing Employees for their Social Media Content - First, stop and think [audio]
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January 29, 2013
Opportunity for Retroactive 2012 Gift from IRA to Charity: But You Must Act Before February 1, 2013
Texas Tax Talk
January 25, 2013
Smoking Discrimination
Texas Employer Handbook
January 25, 2013
The Absolutely Essential Issues In A Restaurant Lease
Texas Restaurant Law
January 24, 2013
Is Texas Ready for Forced Pooling?
Energy and the Law
January 24, 2013
No Agreement on Essential Terms Means No Contract
Energy and the Law
January 22, 2013
What is a IRS Nominee Lien and what can I do about it?
Texas Tax Talk
January 21, 2013
Simplified Home Office Deduction Option Announced By IRS
Texas Tax Talk
January 17, 2013
When an Easement Isn't What it Appears To Be
Energy and the Law
January 17, 2013
Can An Email Bind Your Restaurant Like A Contract?
Texas Restaurant Law
January 16, 2013
Will Texas Prohibit Employers from Asking for Social Media Passwords?
Texas Employer Handbook
January 12, 2013
How To Spot Good Restaurant Investments
Texas Restaurant Law
January 9, 2013
In Texas Contract Dispute, Risk Allocation Trumps Due Diligence Duties
Energy and the Law
January 8, 2013
Texas Leg Watch 2013:  Will Texas Prohibit Employers From Asking for Social Media Passwords?
eMedia Law Insider
January 8, 2013
What are the basics of 2012 American Taxpayer Relief Act?
Texas Tax Talk
January 7, 2013
Hiding Assets in Foreign Countries?  Not a good idea
Texas Tax Talk
January 4, 2013
What Can the Energy Industry Expect from Obama's Second Term?
Energy and the Law
January 3, 2013
Trends for 2013 in internet and marketing law
eMedia Law Insider
January 3, 2013
Homeowner's Testimony About Market Value Can't be Speculative
Energy and the Law
December 27, 2012
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eMedia Law Insider
December 27, 2012
To Sexy To Work Here: Fired for Being Attractive
Texas Employer Handbook
December 23, 2012
Too Sexy To Work Here: Fired for Being Attractive
Texas Employer Handbook
December 23, 2012
Will the Instagram Fuss Cause a Shift for Brands on Social Media in 2013?
eMedia Law Insider
December 22, 2012
IRS Temporarily Expands Eligibility for Misclassified Worker Settlement Program
Texas Tax Talk
December 20, 2012
"I'm From the Guvment . . .
Energy and the Law
December 20, 2012
Part Time Work - Part Time Healthcare?
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December 19, 2012
Most Likely to Secede: Does Texas have the Constitutional Right to Secede
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December 19, 2012
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Texas Employer Handbook
December 19, 2012
Mineral Lessors Introduced to Commercial Paper
Energy and the Law
December 18, 2012
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Texas Restaurant Law
December 12, 2012
Act Now to Avoid Paying More Tax
Texas Tax Talk
December 12, 2012
Expert Testimony Rejected in Royalty Case
Energy and the Law
December 11, 2012
Identity Theft and the IRS - what can you do?
Texas Tax Talk
December 11, 2012
Legal Guidelines for CEOs on Social Media - Avoid the Netflix Issue
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December 10, 2012
Underpaid Royalty Case Resolved in Favor of Lessee
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December 6, 2012
The Top Five Consumer Myths About Restaurant Law
Texas Restaurant Law
December 5, 2012
How does the Obamacare Net Investment Income Tax Work?
Texas Tax Talk
December 4, 2012
Yes, Virginia,There is an MUI Claus(e)
Energy and the Law
December 4, 2012
IRS Abuse and the Tweel Doctrine
Texas Tax Talk
November 29, 2012
Who Owns Your Photos and Texts on Your Old Cell Phones?
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November 29, 2012
Are "90 Day Probationary Periods" for New-Hires Required By law?
Texas Employer Handbook
November 27, 2012
The Single Biggest Mistake Made When Selling A Restaurant
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November 27, 2012
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Energy and the Law
November 27, 2012
Loan Documents: 3 Top Issues For Restaurant Borrowers
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November 20, 2012
Does the Communications Decency Act Protect Human Trafficking?
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November 19, 2012
Supplemental Unemployment Benefits May Not be Subject to Payroll Tax
Texas Employer Handbook
November 17, 2012
Operator Not Liable for Breach of JOA - Louisiana Version (Kind of)
Energy and the Law
November 15, 2012
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November 14, 2012
Is the Circular 230 disclaimer in emails going away?
Texas Tax Talk
November 14, 2012
A Texas Mineral Reservation was a Fractional Royalty
Energy and the Law
November 13, 2012
How failing to file franchise tax returns causes personal liability
Texas Tax Talk
November 13, 2012
What is the penalty for filing a partnership return late?
Texas Tax Talk
November 12, 2012
What the Obama Reelection Means for Internet Law
eMedia Law Insider
November 8, 2012
Executive Right Owner Could Be Liable for Failing to Forward Royalty Payments
Energy and the Law
November 8, 2012
Captain of Costa Concordia Sues for Wrongful Termination
Texas Employer Handbook
November 8, 2012
Is Franchising The Only Key To Restaurant Success?
Texas Restaurant Law
November 7, 2012
Can I deduct my losses from Hurricane Sandy?
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November 7, 2012
Houston Social Media Breakfast Law Talk - Friday, November 9
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November 6, 2012
You Have the Right to Vote MY WAY: Can Companies Influence their Employee's Vote?
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November 5, 2012
EPA Planning to Ban Coal-Fired Power Plants?
Energy and the Law
November 5, 2012
What Happens If There Is A Tie In The Electoral College?
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November 5, 2012
What does my IRS Notice mean?
Texas Tax Talk
November 5, 2012
The Top 5 Considerations Before Buying A Restaurant
Texas Restaurant Law
October 31, 2012
Worker's Compensation Retaliation
Texas Employer Handbook
October 31, 2012
5 Top Strategies For Protecting Your Restaurant And Personal Assets
Texas Restaurant Law
October 24, 2012
Theft of Trade Secrets Nets Large Damage Award
Energy and the Law
October 24, 2012
The Law of Using Images from the Web on Your Blog
eMedia Law Insider
October 23, 2012
Mistaken Reference in a Deed to a Mineral Reservation Does Not Reserve the Minerals
Energy and the Law
October 23, 2012
A Mistaken Reference in a Deed to a Reservation of Minerals Does Not Reserve the Minerals
Energy and the Law
October 23, 2012
IRS offshore compliance for businesses and individuals
Texas Tax Talk
October 23, 2012
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October 19, 2012
Whistleblower Award - How to get the IRS to pay you!
Texas Tax Talk
October 19, 2012
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October 18, 2012
Keeping a Good Name: Protecting Yourself From Internet Defamation
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October 18, 2012
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October 18, 2012
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October 12, 2012
Royalty Clause Paying Annual Rent Does Not Survive Non-production
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October 11, 2012
New Innocent Spouse Rules Make Tax Relief Easier
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October 11, 2012
A Fight Broke Out At My Restaurant - Am I Liable?
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October 10, 2012
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October 9, 2012
Ohio Surface Rights Do Not Allow Total Destruction of the Land
Energy and the Law
October 4, 2012
How to Shift the Burden of Proof to the IRS
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October 4, 2012
Restaurant Trade Fixtures And Equipment - What Belongs To You And What Belongs To The Landlord?
Texas Restaurant Law
October 3, 2012
Five Ways to Help Your Title Examiner - Second Half
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October 2, 2012
How to do a Voluntary Disclosure with the Texas Comptroller
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October 1, 2012
Discriminatory Use of Criminal Background Checks
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September 29, 2012
Are You Ready for a Software Audit?  You Better Be
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September 28, 2012
Operator Not Liable for Breach of 1989 Model Form JOA, Part Two
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September 27, 2012
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September 26, 2012
Coming Up Short: Is it the Height of Prejudice Not to Hire Short People?
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September 26, 2012
Can You Get Away With Faking Your Own Death?
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September 26, 2012
City of Paris ordered to pay for reverse domain name hijacking in groundbreaking decision
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September 24, 2012
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September 19, 2012
Help: The City Wants To Shut Down My Restaurant!
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September 19, 2012
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September 13, 2012
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September 12, 2012
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September 12, 2012
Portions of Pennsylvania's Act 13 Declared Unconstitutional
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September 11, 2012
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September 10, 2012
Operator Not Liable for Breach of 1989 Model Form JOA
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September 6, 2012
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September 5, 2012
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September 3, 2012
To Partner Or Not To Partner: Top Things To Consider Before Bringing On A Restaurant Partner
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August 29, 2012
IRS Going For The Gold: Do Olympic Medal Winners Have to Pay Taxes on Their Winnings?
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August 29, 2012
Avoiding Job Applicants Who Tip the Scales
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August 29, 2012
Worker Adjustment and Retraining  Notification Act (WARN)
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August 28, 2012
Is your online sweepstakes or contest legal?
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August 27, 2012
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August 23, 2012
Women Finally Allowed at Augusta National
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August 21, 2012
FTC v. Wyndham: An online privacy showdown
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August 20, 2012
Ellen Pao: Suing for Harassment and Still at Work
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August 10, 2012
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August 3, 2012
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August 2, 2012
Immigration - In or Out?
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July 31, 2012
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July 31, 2012
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July 26, 2012
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July 22, 2012
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July 20, 2012
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July 11, 2012
ObamaCare: Is it Really Out of the Woods?
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June 28, 2012
Liar, Liar, Pants on Fire - Can You Really Be Sentenced for Perjury?
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June 28, 2012
The Lizard that (Almost) Shut Down the Permian Basin
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January 24, 2017
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January 11, 2017
Setting The Record Straight: Why A Class Action is Superior in Syngenta Litigation
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December 18, 2016
Why The Expanded Overtime Rule is Unlikely to Ever Take Effect
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December 1, 2016
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November 30, 2016
Plenty of Questions Still Surround Blocked OT Pay Law
Dallas Business Journal
November 28, 2016
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September 2016
Dallas Business Journal Profiles Andy Meyercord
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Accountable Care Organization Waivers: The Evolution of Different ACO Models
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June 2016
Yates Memo, Whistleblowers Poised to Influence Fraud Enforcement
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May 31, 2016
Battle Over Air Ambulance Pay Lands in Arkansas
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May 30, 2016
North Texas Panel: Government Cracking Down on Healthcare Fraud, Compliance
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May 25, 2016
Due Diligence and HIPAA: Issues Pertaining to Complete Disclosure and the Limitations Imposed to Protect Privacy Considerations
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Failure to Report Foreign Accounts is Illegal, IRS Warns
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April 7, 2016
Commercial Transaction Resources
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March 30, 2016
End of Life Planning
CBS' Plugged In To DFW
March 19, 2016
Pay Your Fair Share (And No More) of Property Taxes in Texas
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March 4, 2016
Firm Targets Training Rooms’ Revenue Potential
Street & Smith's Sports Business Daily Global Journal
February 22, 2016
A "Whole" New World: Hospital - Physician Alignment After the Affordable Care Act
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We Asked A Lawyer What to Do if You’ve Been Screwed by an Arbitration Clause
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November 5, 2015
Gag Clauses in Company Contracts
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Jailbreaking Phones Allowed Under Ruling
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November 2, 2015
Resignation of Privileges Prior to Notice of a Formal Investigation: Beware of Falling into a Reporting Trap
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Planned Parenthood Medicaid Participation
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October 19, 2015
Tips for IRS Audits: Be prepared
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Twitter Faces Privacy Lawsuit
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September 17, 2015
Gray Reed & McGraw Celebrates 30-Year Anniversary
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Failed Sysco deal could signal problems for large M&A
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June 29, 2015
Jack Emmott Honored for Collaborative Law Work
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June 26, 2015
AT&T $100 Million Dollar Fine
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June 17, 2015
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June 16, 2015
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June 16, 2015
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May 18, 2015
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May 18, 2015
Appeals Court Hears Arguments in Eagle Ford Shale Lawsuit
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May 15, 2015
Numbers Flat at Top 25 Firms in Summer Associate Survey
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May 15, 2015
Remember the Alamo, Beer Makers and Trademark Attorneys
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May 11, 2015
Exclusionary Uses: Provisions in Transition
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May 11, 2015
Two Syngenta Suits Return to State Court and More May Follow
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May 7, 2015
How To Manage Credit And Collect Unpaid Bills In The Oil Patch
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May 7, 2015
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April 29, 2015
Making Rain: Serving Rather Than Selling
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April 9, 2015
Policy Perspective – Enhancing Public Safety and Saving Taxpayer Dollars: The Role of Mental Health Courts in Texas
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April 2015
Gray Reed Hires Five-Member Litigation Team in Houston
Law360
March 30, 2015
Gray Reed Hires Five Lateral Litigators from Beirne, Maynard
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March 30, 2015
Shale Gas Production Litigation Centers on Product Failures and Accidents - Not Ground Water Pollution
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March 25, 2015
Attys In Riceland MDL Win Cert. In Fight To Recover Fees
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March 20, 2015
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Practical Tips for Drafting Noncompetes: Lessons Learned from the Courthouse
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Winter 2015
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State Bar of Texas Corporate Counsel Newsletter
Winter 2015
Hurricane Sandy: Buried Adjuster Report Raises New Fraud Allegations Against FEMA Flood Insurance Program
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March 5, 2015
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March 5, 2015
The Top Three Obstacles for Construction Producers
Insurance Business America
February 25, 2015
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February 24, 2015
Syngenta AG Facing Class-Action Lawsuit from North Carolina Farmers
Triangle Business Journal
February 8, 2015
Corn's Price Drop Subject of Suit
El Campo News-Leader
February 4, 2015
Agency as an Affirmative Defense
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January 27, 2015
Super Bowl Betting Pools May Be Illegal
KTRH Radio
January 26, 2015
You Saw What? Where? About Whom? Improper Use and Disclosures of Protected Health Information Through Social Media
American Health Lawyers Association Physician Organizations
January 2015
Texas Firms Have Optimistic Outlook for 2015
Texas Lawyer
December 25, 2014
More Energy, More Deals, More Disputes
JAMS Newsletter
December 22, 2014
Twenty States Climb Aboard Syngenta GMO Corn Class Actions
December 19, 2014
Contributing Author - Bankruptcy Treatise
Bloomberg Law
December 19, 2014
Are Facebook Threats Protected Speech?
KTRH Radio
December 2, 2014
Dallas Suburb Votes to Ban Fracking, but the Fight is Far from Over
LXBN TV
November 19, 2014
HBA Legal Initiative Series Serves Veterans of all Eras
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November 18, 2014
Selected Issues to Consider When Drafting Healthcare Transactions
Dallas Bar Headnotes
November 6, 2014
Facebook Knows How You'll Vote
KTRH Radio
October 29, 2014
Pro Bono Spotlight: Taylor Lamb
State Bar of Texas Blog
October 23, 2014
A Bold Step Toward Solving Texas' Road Woes
Texas Tribune
October 22, 2014
Three Steps to Better Blogging
Everything Matters
October 17, 2014
Attorney: Texas asbestos decision ‘absolutely not’ gaining traction in other jurisdictions
Washington Examiner
September 29, 2014
Baker Botts loses tax partner Dan Kroll to Houston office of Gray Reed & McGraw
Tax Grotto
September 18, 2014
Gray Reed Scoops Up Baker Botts Partner
Law360
September 17, 2014
Workplace Uniform Requirements
KRLD Radio
September 12, 2014
Liquor Licensees May Have to Bite the Bullet
Law360
September 11, 2014
Official-Looking E-Mail Will Install Malware On Computers
News 92 FM
September 8, 2014
Subcontractors Secure a Victory in Federal Court
Energy and the Law
September 3, 2014
Austin's Possible New Cell Phone Ban
KTRH Radio
September 2, 2014
Woman Files $123 Million Lawsuit Against Facebook
KRLD Radio
August 22, 2014
Air B-N-B Squatter
KRLD Radio
August 7, 2014
How to Enforce Terms of Service for Online Social Media Promotions and Contests
Bloomberg Social Media Law & Policy Report
August 7, 2014
Timing of Justice's Departure Means Party Committees Choose Candidates
Texas Lawyer
August 5, 2014
Retiring Dallas Judge To Head Gray Reed Appellate Practice
Law360
August 1, 2014
GOP, Democrats vie to Fill Fifth District Court of Appeals Seat
Dallas Morning News
August 1, 2014
What to Watch For: Obamacare Appeals
Houston Business Journal
July 31, 2014
FCC Again Takes Aim at Net Neutrality
KTRH Radio
July 22, 2014
Border Immigration Crisis
El Pais - Spain
July 21, 2014
Anti-Fracking Petition Will Go To Denton Voters in November  
KUHF Radio
July 17, 2014
EEOC Pregnancy Guidelines
KRLD Radio
July 16, 2014
Civil Rivalry
Alcalde Magazine (UT Alumni)
July 14, 2014
SCOTUS Rulings Protect Privacy, Property
KTRH Radio
June 26, 2014
Why It’s Highly Unlikely the IRS Simply Lost Emails Central to Investigation of Tea Party Auditing
LXBN
June 24, 2014
Has the Pendulum Swung Too Far on Medical Malpractice in Texas?
Houston Business Journal
June 19, 2014
Netflix and Verizon Battle over Buffering
KTRH Radio
June 9, 2014
LXBN Leaders: For Charles Sartain, Writing Towards an Industry Means Being Educational – and Opinionated
LXBN
June 6, 2014
Accountable Care Organization Waivers: Addressing Fraud and Abuse Compliance Issues in the Shared Savings Program
American Health Lawyers Association Fraud & Abuse, Vol. 3, Number 2
May 2014
Be Careful When You Review Products Online
KTRH Radio
May 9, 2014
Will this be the next Ashby high-rise case?
Houston Business Journal
May 6, 2014
Hospital-Physician Employment Agreements and Medical Staff Bylaws
American Health Lawyers Association MedStaff News, Vol. 16, Number 1
May 2014
Seven Ways to Manage the Credit of a New Customer in Construction and Oil and Gas
Business Credit Magazine
May 2014
Ashby High Rise Lawsuits
Big State Home Buyers
April 22, 2014
Franchise Dining Deals Get Supersized in Development Boom
Law360
April 21, 2014
Thirteen Workers First to File Case Under City’s New Wage Theft Law
Houston Chronicle
April 16, 2014
Even Non-Owner Signers On Offshore Accounts Face FATCA And FBAR Risks
Forbes
April 14, 2014
Bauer Business Focus: David Gair On Avoiding 'IRS' Telephone Scammers
Houston Public Media
March 28, 2014
Hospital Employment of Physicians: What Should A Physician Consider?
Texas Orthopaedic Association Newsletter
March 11, 2014
UHLC Arrival Awards Honor Four Immigrants
University of Houston Law Center News
March 7, 2014
International Tax Committee COGs Comment Project
Bloomberg BNA Daily Tax Report
March 3, 2014
Sharks R Us drop their briefs to pick up tongs at the rodeo
Houston Business Journal
February 28, 2014
Physicians Assistants
Texas Orthopedic Association Newsletter
February 2014
Ten Things to Axe From a Brief
Texas Lawyer
February 10, 2014
Physicians and Compounding Pharmacies: Liability Issues Related to the Prescribing and Investing in Such Ventures
American Health Lawyers Association Physician Organizations, Vol. 16, Number 2
December 2013
Dallas City Council Passes Draconian Drilling Ordinance
KRLD Radio
December 17, 2013
Council Gives Wage Theft Ordinance Unanimous Passage
Houston Chronicle
November 21, 2013
Bauer Business Focus: J. Wayne Ballew On Venezuela After Hugo Chávez
KUHF Radio
November 15, 2013
Member Spotlight
State Bar of Texas Hispanic Issues Section
November 13, 2013
IRS Rev. Proc. 2013-14 Significantly Expands Grounds For Equitable Innocent Spouse Relief
State Bar of Texas' Texas Tax Lawyer Newsletter
November 12, 2013
$2B Texas Water Vote Sets Stage for Infrastructure Push
Law 360
November 5, 2013
U.S. Senators Soon To Vote On Dead-End Anti-Discrimination Law
KUHF Radio
November 5, 2013
Gray Reed Reaffirms a $900,000 Jury Verdict
Texas Lawbook
November 5, 2013
The Mobile Wallet
Money for Lunch Radio Show
October 17, 2013
Dallas to Houston in Just 90 Minutes
KERA Radio
October 9, 2013
Temporary Restraining Orders and Temporary Injunctions
The Advocate
October 8, 2013
Five Ways to Avoid Turbulence in the Cloud
Baylor Business Review
October 3, 2013
Co-Author, Legislative Update 2013
State Bar of Texas Texas Bar Journal, Volume 76
September 13, 2013
Detroit Files Bankruptcy
KRLD-AM
July 25, 2013
Texas Rivals OPEC in Oil Production
KTRH-AM Radio
July 15, 2013
Two Healthcare Worlds Colliding
National Association of Medical Staff Services Synergy
July/August 2013
Caught Short When Your Dinner Tab Arrives ... Now What?
Dallas Observer
June 27, 2013
Intellectual Pursuits
Docket Call
Summer 2013
IRS Controversy: What's The Potential Fallout?
WFAA TV, KRLD Radio, KUHF Radio, KTRH Radio
May 28, 2013
Physician Acquisitions and Mergers: Recent Developments in Light of Heightened Federal and State Governmental Enforcement
American Health Lawyers Association Physician Organizations, Vol. 16, Number 1
April 2013
Why BMC Sale Could Affect Jobs In Houston
KUHF-FM Radio
May 13, 2013
Safeguards Discussed For Preventing Social Media Distortion Of Markets
KUHF FM Radio
May 1, 2013
Now That the SEC Likes Facebook, Companies Need to Up Their Social Media Game
Houston Business Journal
April 29, 2013
Law School Graduates Sue Law Schools for Misrepresenting Their Job Placement Results
KTRH FM Radio
April 25, 2013
Questions Surface on Candidate's Residency in McAllen Election
The Monitor
March 25, 2013
Litigation, Regulation, Pollution and Risk Management in the Energy Market
World Risk & Insurance News
March 15, 2013
Mobile Devices and Their Use in Healthcare: Medical Staff Policies and Procedures to Avoid Pitfalls
National Association of Medical Staff Services Synergy
March 1, 2013
Editing Someone Else’s Draft
The College Bulletin
March 1, 2013
Keeping Your Online Promotion Legal
Visibility Magazine
February 27, 2013
The Copyright Alert System
KRLD Radio
February 27, 2013
Are "90 Day Probationary Periods" For New-Hires Required by Law?
Southwest Collector Connector, American Collectors Association of Texas
Winter 2013
US Airways Lands $11 Billion Merger With American
February 15, 2013
Dallas' Inaction on Fracking Regs Driving Away Drillers
Law360
February 12, 2013
Recent Litigation Involving Disney Land and Lance Armstrong
KPRC 950 AM  Radio
February 12, 2013
Houston's Bullish Energy Sector: What Will Happen in 2013
KUHF-FM Radio and KTRH-AM Radio
February 8, 2013
How to Make a Trust Last for Your Heirs
Dallas Morning News
February 4, 2013
Informed Consent and Avoiding Liability by Accepting Responsibility
The Collaborative Roadmap, The Collaborative Law Institute of Texas
Winter 2013
NLRB Confirms That Comments Posted On Social Media May Be Entitled To Protection
KRLD Radio
January 22, 2013
Gray Reed Attorney Jeff Leach Sworn in as a Texas State Representative
January 8, 2013
Twelve Ways to Succeed at Oral Argument
Texas Lawyer
January 7, 2013
The Regulation of Online Commercial Speech in the Form of Endorsements
Digital Thought Leadership, an ExecSense eBook
2012
Building a Practice on Dallas' Appetite for Restaurants
The National Law Journal
December 18, 2012
Netflix CEO in Hot Water Over Facebook Post
KTRH Radio
December 12, 2012
Coventry Health Care Inc. Settles Governmental Claims of Unauthorized and Improper Access to the Medicare Beneficiary Database
American Health Lawyers Association Practice Group Alert
December 4, 2012
Mobile Devices and Their Use in Healthcare: Medical Staff Policies and Procedures to Address the Pitfalls of Their Use
American Health Lawyers Association MedStaff News, Vol. 11, Number 1
December 2012
Artist Turns Private Cell Phone Photos, Texts from Sugar Land into Book
KHOU - TV
November 28, 2012
BP To Pay Largest Criminal Settlement In US History
KUHF Radio
November 15, 2012
From Silverware Theft to Fights in Bars, The Legal Low-Down for Restaurant Owners
Dallas Observer
November 8, 2012
The View with a Latina Perspective
The Houston Lawyer
November/December 2012
Forget Paris - There Is Now Teeth in Reverse Domain Name Hijacking Claims
Messaging News
October 30, 2012
Hire Power: For the First Time in Four Years, the Number of New Associates Increases at BigTex Firms
Texas Lawyer
October 29, 2012
The Law of Using Images from the Web on Your Blog
eMedia Law Insider
October 23, 2012
Aderholt Profiled By University of Houston-Downtown
University of Houston-Downtown "Success Stories"
October 19, 2012
University General Health Moves Forward with Expansion Plans
Houston Business Journal
October 19, 2012
What Obamacare Now Means for Employers
Financial Executive
October 16, 2012
Adrogue Profiled as Notable Rice University Graduate
Houston Chronicle
October 9, 2012
Companies Fighting Back Against Bad Online Reviews
KHOU-TV
October 5, 2012
How to Craft a Will that's Fair to Loved Ones
Dallas Morning News
September 24, 2012
Crabtree Explains the Legal Ramifications of the Alleged Anonymous Takedown of GoDaddy
LXBN TV
September 19, 2012
Even Banks Can Violate New EEOC Guidelines on Criminal Background Checks
Bankers Digest
September 17, 2012
Cleve Clinton Interviewed
Business Spotlight
September 14, 2012
Cleve Clinton Interview on Business Spotlight
The Business Spotlight
September 12, 2012
The Legal Implications of Anonymous's GoDaddy Takedown
LXBN TV
September 11, 2012
Family Law Practice Manual (Lexis-Nexis publishing)
2011 & 2012
How the Affordable Care Act Will Impact Your Business
LXBN TV
July 30, 2012
How the Affordable Care Act Will Impact Your Business
LXBN TV
July 27, 2012
Emmott Discusses Divorces Settling at Record Speeds
Houston Channel 13 TV
July 16, 2012
Acosta Discusses American Airlines Bankruptcy Options
KRLD Radio
July 13, 2012
Send in the Artillery to get More Opportunities to Meet with Potential Clients
Client Development: Cordell Parvin Blog
June 29, 2012
Tax Changes for Physicians and Dentists
Capital Thinking Radio
June 12, 2012
Employment Law - Your Questions Answered
The Southwest Collector Connector
Summer 2012
Oil Lease Renewals in the Gulf of Mexico
KTRH Radio
May 29, 2012
Hydraulic Fracturing: Identifying and Managing the Risks
Environmental Claims Journal
May 21, 2012
Tax and Estate Legal Issues Relating to Same-Sex Marriage
KRLD Radio
May 17, 2012
Enforcing Company Dress Codes
KTRH Radio
May 3, 2012
Adrogue Profiled in a Book
"The Seven Pearls of Financial Wisdom: A Woman's Guide to Enjoying Wealth and Power"
April 25, 2012
Persuasive Briefs: Tips for the First-Time Writer
Texas Lawyer
April 23, 2012
Update on the Investigation of the BP Oil Spill
KTRH Radio
April 12, 2012
Challenges to Wills Fraught with Emotion
Dallas Morning News
April 10, 2012
Gray Reed’s Michael Kelsheimer Explains the Dangers of Office Gossip
News 92.1 FM
March 28, 2012
Social Media's Role in the Dharun Ravi Case, and What We Can Learn From It
LXBN TV
March 20, 2012
Scalpel, Please: Why the Definition of "Health Care Liability Claim" in Chapter 74 of the Civil Practice and Remedies Code Is Not as Clean-Cut as It Could Be
Texas Tech Law Review
2012
Adrogue Explains E-Discovery
Texas Lawyer
February 17, 2012
Michael Kelsheimer on a Recent Court Ruling on the Right to Pump Breast Milk while at Work
News 92.1 FM
January 30, 2012
Kelsheimer Discusses How Employers Should Handle Snow Days
What's Working in Human Resources
January 23, 2012
Gray Reed’s Travis Crabtree Explains the SOPA Debate
News 92.1 FM
January 18, 2012
Acosta Discusses American Airlines Bankruptcy Implications
KRLD Radio
December 12, 2011
Travis Crabtree on Allegations Google is Illegally Favoring Own Products in Search Results
LXBN TV
November 22, 2011
Ruth Ann Daniels Gives Employment Law Perspective for Herman Cain Harassment Claims
KTRH and KRLD Radio
November 9, 2011
Gray Reed's New Hires Profiled
Texas Lawyer
November 9, 2011
The Realities Behind Corporate Executives' Golden Parachutes
Houston Chronicle
November 6, 2011
Ask the Authorities
Strategies: The Journal of the Legal Marketing Association
November 2011
Relatives Generally Not on the Hook for Debts of the Deceased
Dallas Morning News
October 28, 2011
Acosta Explains Lessons from Enron
KTRH Radio
October 24, 2011
Privacy Rights of Employees in an Electronic World
The Advocate
October 4, 2011
Souter explains the Ryskin v. Banner Health, Inc. decision
American Health Lawyers Association MedStaff News, Vol. 10, Number 2
October 2011
Is it Unethical to Use a Competitor's Name to Drive Traffic to Your Website on Search Engines
The Bureau of National Affairs' BNA Insights Magazine
September 8, 2011
Two Healthcare Worlds Colliding: Peer Review and Human Resource Issues in the Employed Physician Universe
American Health Lawyers Association MedStaff News, Vol. 10, Number 2
September 2011
How to Deal With Questions From the Bench
Texas Lawyer
August 29, 2011
Expectations of the Roger Clemens Trial
KRLD Radio
July 2011
Fox Face-Off Debate on Executive Compensation
KRIV Fox 26 Houston
June 2011
Pacific Lumber and Philadelphia Newspapers: The Eradication of a Carefully Constructed Statutory Regime Through Misinterpretation of Section 1129(b)(2)(A) of the Bankruptcy Code
85 Am. Bankr. L.J. 127
June 1, 2011
Getting Writs Right
Texas Lawyer
May 16, 2011
Can Websites Be Held Liable for the Criminal Acts of Their Users?
KRLD Radio
April 18, 2011
All Bonds Are Not Alike
Construction Executive
April 15, 2011
Will the Current State of the Economy Increase Government Audits?
KTRH Radio
April 13, 2011
Anderson Discusses the Reality Behind President Obama's Latest Energy Policy Speech
KRLD Radio
April 1, 2011
The Top 10 Employment Mistakes Small Business Owners Make
The Southwest Collector Connector
Spring 2011
Kenneth Anderson Discusses Policy Changes on Drilling in the Gulf on KRLD Radio
KRLD Radio
March 2, 2011
Can Colleges Opt in to Concealed Carry Laws on Their Campuses?
KRLD Radio
February 23, 2011
Crabtree Discusses the Government's Involvement in Teen-Texting Issues
KTRH Radio
February 16, 2011
Attorney in the Old Sense
Dallas Bar Headnotes
Feb. 2011
A Few Differences Between Texas and Pennsylvania Oil and Gas Law
Dallas Association of Professional Landmen Newsletter
February 1, 2011
Crabtree Discusses the Consequences of Online Harassment
KRLD Radio
January 24, 2011
Distressed Asset Sales in Bankruptcy
Remington Radio
January 19, 2011
Crabtree Discusses the New FCC Regulations
Houston Business Journal
January 14, 2011
Annual Survey of Texas Construction Law
Vol 74 Texas Bar Journal 25 (2011) published by the State Bar of Texas.
2011
2010 Year in Review, Construction Law
Texas Bar Journal, Volume 74
December 20, 2010
Class Action Lawsuit Against Wal-Mart
KRLD Radio
December 17, 2010
U.S. Should Be Cautious in Going After WikiLeaks
Houston Chronicle
December 9, 2010
Crabtree Explains the Use of Internet Cookies
KRLD Radio
December 3, 2010
Party Talk - Can A Restaurant Ban Children?
Texas Bar Journal
December 1, 2010
Crabtree Discusses Surveillance Camera Privacy
KRLD Radio
November 29, 2010
Righteous Torts: Pleasant Glade Assembly of God v. Schubert and the Free Exercise Defense in Texas
Baylor Law Review
2010
The Problem of Proximate Cause: Assigning Restitution Under 18 U.S.C. § 2259: In re Amy, 591 F.3d 792 (5th Cir. Dec. 29, 2009)
42 Tex. Tech L. Rev – 5th Cir. Highlights 61
Fall 2010
Acosta Interviewed on Blockbuster's Recent Bankruptcy
KRLD Radio
September 24, 2010
Acosta Discusses Blockbuster's Future
KTRH Radio
September 21, 2010
Crabtree Discusses Online Relationships Between Teachers and Students
KRLD Radio
August 23, 2010
Joel Thompson Gives Opinion on HP and BP Crisis
CNBC
August 10, 2010
Estate Planning Lets Your Will Rule After You're Gone
Dallas Morning News
August 9, 2010
Sexual Harassment
Fire and Emergency Training Network
July 6, 2010
Securing and Protecting Joint Production in Trying Times
ABA Energy Litigation Journal
Summer 2010
Crabtree Discusses the Role of Social Media in the Hiring Process
eMedia Law Insider
July 1, 2010
Probate Judgment Precludes Anna Nicole's Claim
Dallas Bar Association's Headnotes
June 30, 2010
Distressed Assets in Today's Economy
Dallas Business Journal
June 15, 2010
Travis Crabtree Discusses Employer's Right to Fire Over An Employee's Facebook Postings
KRLD Radio
June 11, 2010
Hopkins Comments on United-Continental Merger
KTRH Radio
May 2, 2010
Wills and Trusts Can Make Sure Your Estate Wishes are Followed
Dallas Morning News
April 11, 2010
Gray Discusses Toyota's $16.4 Million U.S. Fine
KRLD Radio
April 7, 2010
The Consumers Right to a Trial by Jury
Alternative Resolutions
Spring 2010
Crabtree Explains New Email Marketing Regulations
Visibility Magazine
March 10, 2010
Should You Use Social Media to Hire?
Texas Bar Journal
March 4, 2010
Wigder Discusses NY AG Hitting Bank Of America With Fraud Charges
KRLD Radio
February 9, 2010
Crabtree Discusses the Parent's Right to Monitor Their Kid's Internet Use
KRLD Radio
February 4, 2010
Reducing Restaurant Liability in Texas
Texas Bar Journal
January 26, 2010
Gray Reed & McGraw Attorneys Discuss Collaborative Law and Divorce
KHOU's Great Day Houston
January 20, 2010
Dyer Discusses 'Pay Czar'
Houston Business Journal and Austin Business Journal
January 4, 2010
The Defense of Marriage Act: The Crossroad of Love and Legislation
22 J. Am. Acad. Matrimonial Law 10
2009
Yale Publishes Article on Title Opinion Requirements
Landman Magazine
December 21, 2009
Crabtree Interviewed on Facebook's New Privacy Settings
KRLD Radio
December 11, 2009
The Importance of Having an Employee Drug Testing Policy
Gray Reed TV
December 8, 2009
Thompson Interviewed on Tiger Wood's Latest Crisis
KTRH Radio
December 1, 2009
Cleve Clinton Discusses Whether Terrorists Have a Right to a U.S. Criminal Trial
KRLD Radio
November 26, 2009
Protecting and Managing Your Online Reputation
Visibility Magazine
November 19, 2009
Company Policies Keeping Employees From Trying to Stop Thieves
KRLD Radio
November 17, 2009
The Importance of Social Networking Policies
Gray Reed TV
November 17, 2009
Crabtree Comments on Facebook Policy on Memorializing Facebook Profiles
KTRH Radio
November 12, 2009
Crabtree Discusses the Danger of Posting Controversial Photos to Facebook
KRLD Radio
November 3, 2009
Texas Supreme Court Firms Up Playing Field for Subcontractors in Texas
Modern Contractor Solutions Magazine
November 3, 2009
Homeowner Rights Relating to Treehouses
KRLD Radio
October 21, 2009
Firming Up Playing Field For Subcontractors
Modern Contractor Solutions
October 2009
Crabtree - Is the Sale of Dogfight Videos Legal Under Free Speech
KRLD Radio
October 6, 2009
Crabtree Published an OpEd Piece on Concern for Internet Regulation
Houston Chronicle
October 6, 2009
The Rights of an Apartment Tenant In Relation to Secondhand Smoke
KRLD Radio
September 30, 2009
Crabtree Comments on Facebook Poll on Presidential Assassination
KRLD Radio
September 29, 2009
Crabtree Published on How to Protect Your Online Reputation
Visibility Magazine
September 28, 2009
Are Companies Required to Hire Back Those They Laid Off as the Economy Improves
KTRH Radio
September 22, 2009
Jack Emmott Discusses the Value of Collaborative Law
Houston Business Journal
September 18, 2009
Dyer Interviewed On If Employers Can Require Flu Shots
KRLD Radio
September 17, 2009
Travis Crabtree Interviewed on Law and the Internet
KRLD Radio
September 14, 2009
Thompson Comments on KTRH on Disney's Latest Crisis
KTRH Radio
August 20, 2009
Crabtree Interviewed on Facebook Privacy
KRLD Radio
August 19, 2009
Travis Crabtree Interviewed on Libel Through Twitter
KRLD Radio
July 29, 2009
Don Looper Drills into the Thick of Major Global Energy Deals
Houston Business Journal
July 10, 2009
Joe Acosta Interviewed on the Latest Issues in the GM Bankruptcy
KRLD Radio
July 10, 2009
Aaron Ball Discusses Frac Bill
E&P Magazine
July 7, 2009
Gray Reed & McGraw Attorneys Discuss Pre-Salt Contracts in Brazil
Oil & Gas Investor
July 1, 2009
Storm of Litigation Brews Over Open-Beach Exemption
Houston Chronicle
June 27, 2009
Shelton Discusses Jackson Kids Custody Issues
KRLD Radio
June 26, 2009
Hopkins Discusses Obama's Financial Regulatory Reform Plan
KTRH Radio
June 19, 2009
General Motors Files for Bankruptcy Protection
KRLD and KTRH Radio
June 1, 2009
Sofia Adrogué Profiled
Latino Leaders Magazine
May 20, 2009
Travis Crabtree Writes on Protecting your Online Image
Visibility Magazine
May 1, 2009
Kate McConnico Interviewed on Collaborative Law
Fox 26 Morning News
April 27, 2009
Latina Voices 2
Houston PBS Channel 8
April 23, 2009
What Are Law Firms Doing to Save Clients Money
Houston Business Journal
April 17, 2009
Rosa Orenstein Discusses Possible GM Bankruptcy
KRLD Radio and KTRH Radio
April 13, 2009
Cary Gray Interviewed On The Right To A Trial By A Jury
KTRH Radio
March 30, 2009
What Upcoming Legislation is Causing Employers Stress
Houston Business Journal
March 27, 2009
Aaron Ball Quoted in Houston Chronicle on Obama's Tax Plan
Houston Chronicle
March 21, 2009
Gray Reed Attorney Publishes Article on Internet Marketing
Visibility Magazine
March 11, 2009
Group of Foreign Workers Wants Chance to Stay
Houston Chronicle
March 11, 2009
Tom Rhodus Quoted on Taxes Discrepancies
Texas Lawyer
March 9, 2009
Cabinet-Pick Kirk Owes $10,000 in Back Taxes
Dallas Morning News
March 3, 2009
McConnico Quoted in Houston Business Journal on the Economy's Impact on Families
Houston Business Journal
February 27, 2009
Brent Dyer Quoted on Labor Law Disputes
Dallas Business Journal
February 20, 2009
Narrowing the Reach of the False Claims Act
Construction Executive Magazine
February 15, 2009
Supreme Court Issues Major Opinion on Hydraulic Fracing
Dallas Bar Association Headnotes
February 2009
IRS Softens Measures Against Taxpayers in Hardship
Dallas Morning News
February 9, 2009
Questions on Quotations
Dallas Bar Headnotes
February 9, 2009
Latina Voices 1
Houston PBS Channel 8
January 30, 2009
LRM Attorney Aired on Houston News Broadcast
Houston Fox 26 News
January 19, 2009
LRM Attorney Publishes Article on Crossborder Taxation
Oil & Gas Investor Magazine
January 7, 2009
Texas Supreme Court Confirms Rights of Subcontractors
17 Texas Construction No. 10 p. 58, published by McGraw-Hill (2009)
2009
Site of Service Considerations for Outpatient Procedures
Ambulatory Surgery Centers Society
2009
Dwindling Capital Weighing on Commercial Construction
Houston Business Journal
December 19, 2008
Law of Producing States Regarding Valuation of Oil and Gas for Severance Taxes
Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Series, Volume 2008, Number 5
2008
Road To Recovery - Everything Goes In Cycles, But Those Looking At Retirement Are Left To Pick Up The Pieces
Houston Business Journal
December 5, 2008
Large Reserves of Texas Gas Shale Looking Better all the Time
Houston Business Journal
November 14, 2008
Energy Alternatives, Solutions Remain Work in Progress
Houston Business Journal
November 14, 2008
Supreme Court Issues Major Opinion on Hydraulic Fracing
Dallas Association of Professional Landmen News
October 2008
The Keys to Paragraph Structure
Dallas Bar Headnotes
October 10, 2008
Partner Selected as a 2008 Texas Executive Woman
Houston Woman Magazine
August 24, 2008
Is Your City Contract Safe
Texas Contractor Magazine
August 4, 2008
The Danger of Ignoring Non-Probate Assets
Dallas Bar Association Headnotes
August 1, 2008
States Differ on Surface Rights
ABA Energy Litigation Journal
Summer 2008
In the Age of Directional Drilling, Accommodation Grows Teeth
Landman Magazine
April 1, 2008
File under Writing Miscellaneous
Dallas Bar Headnotes
March 1, 2008
The Statute of Frauds in Oil and Gas Transactions: What Does it Really Mean?
AAPL Landman Magazine
2008
Fraudulent Conveyances: Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York Adopts Third Circuit’s 'Public Markets' Test
ABI Commercial Fraud Task Force Committee Newsletter
January 7, 2008
Hearsay Revisited
South Carolina Bar Association Newsletter
2008
Maritime Law: Change of Venue
Texas Lawyer (Co-authored with Shannon Thorne)
December 24, 2007
Prompt Pay Acts: What Do They Do
5 Construction Law Journal 20 published by State Bar of Texas and South Texas College of Law
2007
Warnings About Modifiers
Dallas Bar Headnotes
October 7, 2007
The Rejectability of Arbitration Clauses: Part II
American Bankruptcy Institute Journal
June 11, 2007
Dealing with Adverse Authority
Dallas Bar Headnotes
June 7, 2007
Developments in the Substantive Law: Maritime Law
Texas Lawyer
2007
The Rejectability of Arbitration Clauses
American Bankruptcy Institute Journal
April 5, 2007
SEC amends new executive compensation disclosure rules
Financier Worldwide
March 1, 2007
Editing Another's Work
Dallas Bar Headnotes
January 14, 2007
Property Update
Probate & Property
2004-2006
Immigration, Compensation and Preemption: The Proper Measure of Lost Future Earning Capacity Damages After Hoffman Plastic Compounds
Baylor Law Review
2006
Reading to Write
Dallas Bar Headnotes
August 11, 2006
Third Circuit Says 'No' to Double-Discounting
American Bankruptcy Institute Journal, Vol. XXV, No. 6, at 26
July 2006
'Cramdown' of Secured Creditor Under Chapter 11 Plan Requires Market Rate of Interest
ABF Journal, Vol. 4, No. 6, at 52
July/August 2006
Bankruptcy Jurisdiction Upheld in a State Probate Matter
Dallas Bar Association Headnotes
July 1, 2006
Law Limits Executive Compensation
Texas Executive Legal Adviser
May 30, 2006
Writing a Speech: Part Two
Dallas Bar Headnotes
April 7, 2006
Writing a Speech: Part One
Dallas Bar Headnotes
March 20, 2006
Intellectual Property Issues
 American Bankruptcy Institute's Business Bankruptcy Acquisitions, 2d edition
2006
Annual Survey of Texas Law: Wills and Trusts
SMU Law Review
2005
Kelo v. New City London, Tulare Lake Basin Water Storage District v. United States, and Washoe County v. United States: A Fifth Amendment Takings Primer
St. Mary Law Journal
2005
Construction Contractors Defenses to Preference Actions in Bankruptcy
2 Construction Law Journal 5 published by State Bar of Texas and South Texas College of Law
2005
When It’s Just Not Working
Dallas Bar Headnotes
October 25, 2005
Ramblings on Public Private Ventures
Transportation Builder
October 1, 2005
Opportunities and Pitfalls with Non-Pro Rata Distributions to Residuary Beneficiaries
Probate and Property, American Bar Association
July/August 2005
Move Along, Counsel
Dallas Bar Headnotes
July 7, 2005
Separate Opinions in the Court of Appeals
State Bar of Texas, 18 The Appellate Advocate
Summer 2005
Pre-Planning for Termination
Transportation Builder
July 1, 2005
Working Safe
Transportation Builder
May 1, 2005
Storytelling: Once Upon A Time
Dallas Bar Headnotes
April 7, 2005
A Myth About Delay
Transportation Builder
April 1, 2005
Federal Funds and False Claims
Transportation Builder
March 1, 2005
What’s on Your Bookshelf?
Dallas Bar Headnotes
December 12, 2004
Due Diligence - Hallmarks of Corruption
State Bar of Texas International Law Course 2004, International Transactions in an Era of Heightened Scrutiny
November 12, 2004
Trends in Design Liability
Transportation Builder
November 1, 2004
Storm Water Inspections - Coming Soon to a Job Site Near You
Transportation Builder
October 1, 2004
Editing One Step at a Time
Dallas Bar Headnotes
August 11, 2004
OSHA Citations May Be Contested
Texas Construction, a publication of the McGraw Hill Companies
July 1, 2004
The Writing Process (Part 2) The First Draft
Dallas Bar Headnotes
May 20, 2004
The Writing Process (Part 1) Getting Ready to Write
Dallas Bar Headnotes
February 2, 2004
The Effects of Domestic Violence on Children
Houston Lawyer Magazine
2004
Retention of Control and Resulting Liability in Texas Construction
1 Construction Law Journal 33 (2003) published by State Bar of Texas and South Texas College of Law
2003
First Aid at the Last Minute
Dallas Bar Headnotes
November 4, 2003
Rule of Explicitness Applied to Subordination Agreements
2 Business Restructuring Review, No. 6, at 8, Jones Day
June 2003
Unforeseen Conditions
Construction Executive
March 1, 2003
Indemnity on the Outer Continental Shelf
Tulane Maritime Law Journal
February 2003
Clark-Thorne, S.T., and Yapp, C.J., Stable carbon isotope constraints on mixing and mass balance of carbon dioxide in an urban atmosphere: Dallas metropolitan area, Texas, USA,
Applied Geochemistry, 18, 75-95
2003
A 'Basic' Misunderstanding: How the United States Supreme Court Misunderstands Capital Markets
43 South Texas Law Review 743
December 4, 2002
Estate Planning with Retirement Benefits
Texas Monthly
November 12, 2002
Effect of Revised Article 9 on Consumer Transactions
9 J. Bankr. L. & Prac. 571
September/October 2000
Summaries of Recent Developments in Bankruptcy Law under the Supreme Court, Fifth Circuit, Western District of Texas and Texas Supreme Court
Bench Bar Conference for Western District of Texas
September 2000
Restrictions on Assumption and Assignment of Contracts and Leases Pursuant to 11 U.S.C. § 365(c)(1)
ABI Winter Leadership Conference
December 1999
The FCC as Creditor: Attempts to Legislate Out of the Bankruptcy Court
PricewaterhouseCoopers Business Recovery Symposium
February 17, 1999
Equipment Leasing Issues in Bankruptcy
New York Law Journal
May 21, 1998
Clark, S.T., Commission recommends shirt in Western Water Policy
The Professional Geologist, 35, 9-10
1998
A Legal Analysis for The Hopwood Decision
KRLD Morning Talk Show
1998
1998 Wiley Bankruptcy Law Update
Aspen Law & Business
1998
U.S. Supreme Court Decides How To Value Collateral in Business Reorganizations
34 Texas Journal of Business Law 3
1998
How To Value Collateral in Bankruptcy
1997 Norton Bankruptcy Law page 11
1997
Puzzling Out Valuations of Assets
12 Texas Lawyer 37 No. 46
1997
Primer on Debtor Direct Payments in Chapter 12 Cases