Tag Archives: Law Firms and Legal Departments

Scams continue to target Texas attorneys

Update 5/9/2024: We received a report of another scam. A Texas attorney was contacted by someone asking for help with enforcing terms of a settlement agreement with their former employer after suffering injury on the job, claiming negligence and wrongful termination, and stating that the employer refuses to pay them. The scammer included many sophisticated-looking … Continue Reading

Coronavirus Legal News Briefing — March 20, 2020

Editor’s Note: The State Bar of Texas is providing this collection of important links, blog posts, and media stories to keep its members and the public informed of the latest news and resources related to the novel coronavirus outbreak and its impact on the legal community. Important links State Bar of Texas Coronavirus Legal Resources … Continue Reading

Houston firm’s social media contest encourages teens to not text and drive

The Houston law firm of Abraham, Watkins, Nichols, Sorrels, Agosto & Friend is bringing attention to Distracted Driving Awareness Month by sponsoring its third annual Text Free Texas Scholarship Contest. The team of personal injury attorneys said it aims to encourage teens to not text while driving because they “have seen all too often the … Continue Reading

Firm’s new office showcases a modernized Texas Lawyer’s Creed

When the firm of Shipley Snell Montgomery recently moved its office to a historic downtown Houston building, it hired local architects at Mayfield and Ragni Studio to give the new space an affordable yet meaningful design. While many law offices across Texas take on a traditional décor, with chunky wooden bookshelves, oversized leather chairs, and … Continue Reading

Gary F. Kennedy named TMCP Corporate Counsel of the Year

Congratulations to Gary Kennedy, American Airlines Senior Vice President and General Counsel (pictured, left, with State Bar of Texas President Roland Johnson). The Texas Minority Counsel Program named Kennedy the Corporate Counsel of the Year for his commitment to promoting diversity in the legal profession and at American Airlines.  Kennedy is a founding member of the … Continue Reading
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