Category Archives: Commercial Litigation

SettlePou Adds Five New Shareholders

  Katherine Killingsworth, Dan Tobin, Michael P. (“Mike”) Menton, Jeremy J. Overbey and James M. (“Jim”) Stanford were recently named as SettlePou shareholders.   The new shareholders represent growth across 4 of the firm’s 6 primary practice areas, including Commercial … Continue reading

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Rules of Civil Procedure: Potential Game-Changers

  The Texas Rules of Civil Procedure (“TRCP”) and the Texas Civil Practice and Remedies Code (“CPRC”) are the predominant rulebooks for civil litigation in Texas state courts.  There are 822 rules in the TRCP that govern every stage of … Continue reading

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Senate Bill 18: Important Changes for Texas Landowners in Condemnation

Recently enacted Senate Bill 18 (“SB 18”) takes effect September 1, 2011, and alters the Texas property, education, government, local government, transportation, and water codes.  Among the provisions of SB 18 are new procedures emphasizing the importance of the offer … Continue reading

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