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02/02/17

Hartline Dacus Barger Dreyer LLP Brings in Three Attorneys, Including Partner Peter C. Blomquist, from Houston Law Firm

HDBD announces the expansion of its Houston office with the addition of attorneys Peter C. Blomquist, Daniel R. Erwin, and Matthew Gelina. [Read more…]

12/14/16

Hartline Dacus Barger Dreyer LLP Attorneys Secure Defense Verdict for DFW Neuro-Rehabilitation Center in Age Discrimination Lawsuit

HDBD partners Darrell Barger and Brian Rawson, and associate Roy McKay obtained a complete defense verdict on behalf of Pate Rehabilitation Endeavors, Inc. in an Age Discrimination in Employment Act lawsuit in the Northern District of Texas, Dallas Division, before U.S. District Judge Sam Lindsay. [Read more…]

07/11/16

Hartline Dacus Barger Dreyer LLP Attorney Aaron J. Burke Receives TYLA President's Award

Attorney Aaron J. Burke was awarded the 2015-2016 President's Award at the 2016 Texas Young Lawyers Association (TYLA) annual meeting, recognizing his outstanding commitment to service in the organization. [Read more…]

06/02/16

Hartline Dacus Barger Dreyer LLP Welcomes Houston Attorney Victor Cardenas Jr.

Hartline Dacus Barger Dreyer LLP continues to expand its Houston office with the addition of Victor L. Cardenas Jr. [Read more…]

03/16/16

HDBD Attorneys Roy McKay & Brian Rawson Win Summary Judgment in Premises Liability Lawsuit

Brian Rawson and Roy McKay, of the Dallas office of Hartline Dacus Barger Dreyer LLP, obtained a complete summary judgment on behalf of the owner of an apartment complex in a premises liability lawsuit in Greenville, Hunt County, Texas. [Read more…]

03/15/16

Nine Attorneys from Hartline Dacus Barger Dreyer LLP Selected for the 2016 Texas Super Lawyers® List of Rising Stars℠

Nine attorneys from Hartline Dacus Barger Dreyer LLP have been selected for the 2016 Texas Super Lawyers® list of Rising Stars℠. Attorneys Aaron Burke, Clay Cossé and Lauren Godfrey were recognized for the first time this year. [Read more…]

01/26/16

HDBD Partners Help Score Big Win in First GM Bellwether Trial.

Hartline Dacus Barger Dreyer helped score a big win for GM in the first bellwether trial of the GM Ignition Switch MDL on January 21 when Plaintiff voluntarily dismissed his case with prejudice after the close of Plaintiff's case-in-chief. [Read more…]

08/19/15

Brian Rawson and Roy McKay featured in DRI's The Voice for complete summary judgment.

On February 10, 2015, DRI members Brian Rawson and Roy McKay of the Dallas, Texas, law firm Hartline Dacus Barger Dreyer LLP obtained a complete summary judgment on behalf of Blue Valley Apartments, Inc. in a premises liability lawsuit in Tarrant County, Texas. [Read more…]

08/18/15

Two HDBD Partners Named "Lawyer of the Year" and Four Others Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2016.

HDBD partners Richard Crews and Kyle Dreyer were each named "Lawyer of the Year" in The Best Lawyers in America® 2016. Darrell Barger, C. Vernon Hartline, Jr., Jeff Patterson and Mike Terry were also listed in The Best Lawyers in America® 2016. [Read more…]

04/02/15

HDBD Attorneys Aaron Burke and Perrin Fourmy Win Summary Judgment For Major Oil Exploration and Production Company

HDBD attorneys Aaron Burke and Perrin Fourmy won a summary judgment for a major oil exploration and production company in a wrongful death lawsuit arising from an accident on an oil and gas drilling rig. [Read more…]

03/18/15

And The Defense Wins – Darrell Barger, Brian Rawson, and Roy McKay

On January 7, 2015, DRI members Darrell Barger, Brian Rawson, and Roy McKay of Texas law firm Hartline Dacus Barger Dreyer LLP obtained a complete defense award on behalf of a publicly traded hospitality company in a labor and employment arbitration held in Houston, Texas, involving allegations of sexual discrimination and retaliatory discharge. [Read more…]

02/19/15

Hartline Dacus Barger Dreyer LLP attorneys Darrell Barger, Brian Rawson, and Roy McKay Achieve Defense Verdict on Behalf of Publicly Traded Hospitality Company in Labor and Employment Arbitration Involving Sexual Harassment and Retaliatory Discharge Allegations.

Hartline Dacus Barger Dreyer LLP today announced an arbitration victory after attorneys Darrell Barger, Brian Rawson, and Roy McKay successfully defended a publicly traded hospitality company in a labor and employment dispute involving allegations of sexual harassment and retaliatory discharge. [Read more…]

02/10/15

HDBD Attorneys Brian Rawson and Roy McKay Win Summary Judgement in Premises Liability Lawsuit

On February 10, 2015, Dallas attorneys Brian Rawson and Roy McKay won a summary judgment for Blue Valley Apartments, Inc. in a premises liability lawsuit in Tarrant County, Texas. [Read more…]

11/2014

Reconsidering the Concept of Taking your Driver's Post-Accident Statement By: Edward A. Davis

You are the truck pusher, dispatcher or safety director of a mid-size motor carrier with a good safety record who strives to comply with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations. This morning, the phone rings; one of your drivers has just been involved in a fatal accident. [Read more…]

10/2014

Litigation Hold Letters: How to draft them, why we have them, and litigation over them By: Adrienne Russell

At the 38th Annual Page Keeton Civil Litigation Conference, Hartline Dacus Barger Dreyer attorney Adrienne Russell gave a presentation on litigation hold letters. [Read more…]

08/21/14

Hartline Dacus Barger Dreyer LLP Successfully Defends Trucking Company in Wrongful Termination Case

Hartline Dacus Barger Dreyer LLP attorneys Edward A. Davis and Jim McInerny successfully defended a major trucking company in an employment case claiming the employer retaliated against the employee for filing a comp claim. [Read more…]

08/18/14

Hartline Dacus Barger Dreyer LLP Successfully Defends Trucking Company Accused of Hit and Run

Hartline Dacus Barger Dreyer LLP attorney Edward A. Davis secured a verdict for a major trucking company in a jury trial alleging a hit and run accident in Alvarado, Texas. [Read more…]

07/17/14

Larry Grayson, Partner at Hartline Dacus Barger Dreyer LLP, Has Been Elected to the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA)

Hartline Dacus Barger Dreyer LLP is pleased to announce that Larry Grayson, partner in the Dallas office, has been elected to the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA), Dallas Chapter. [Read more…]

05/07/14

Marshall Rosenberg elected to American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA).

Marshall Rosenberg, a partner in the firm's Houston office, has been elected to the prestigious American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA), Houston Chapter. [expand/collapse]

ABOTA's primary purpose, since its formation over 50 years ago, is the preservation of the civil jury trial. ABOTA seeks attorneys who display skill, civility and integrity; to help younger attorneys achieve a higher level of trial advocacy; and to educate the public about the vital importance of the Seventh Amendment, which guarantees the right to a jury trial in civil cases. Marshall demonstrates these qualities daily through his statewide practice and as regional counsel for multiple publicly traded corporations. He has also written and lectured for various continuing legal-education programs, and serves on the Editorial Board of the Construction Law Journal, published jointly by the Texas Bar Construction Law Section and South Texas College of Law. He joins six other HDBD attorneys who previously received this honor: Darrell L. Barger, Richard W. Crews, Jr., C. Vernon Hartline, Jr., Ann Hennis, Charles W. Lyman, and Michael G. Terry.

02/20/14

Hartline Dacus Barger Dreyer LLP Persuades Federal Court to Dismiss Multiple-plaintiff Property Damage/subrogation Suit against Watts Plumbing Technologies Co., Ltd.

Hartline Dacus Barger Dreyer LLP attorneys C. Vernon Hartline, Jr., Angela S. Gordon, and Abigail Foreman have succeeded in persuading a Texas federal district court to dismiss a multiple-plaintiff property damage/subrogation suit against Watts Plumbing Technologies (Taizhou) Co., Ltd. ("Watts"). [Read more…]

12/23/13

Hartline Dacus Barger Dreyer LLP Partner Melissa Dorman Selected as Chair of the Women and the Law Section of the State Bar of Texas

Hartline Dacus Barger Dreyer LLP is pleased to announce the election of Melissa Dorman as Chair of the Women and the Law Section (WAL) of the State Bar of Texas for 2013-2014. [Read more…]

11/25/13

Federal Judge Awards $180,000 in Costs Against Weisberg and Meyers for Prosecuting a Lawsuit Without Merit Against an Auto Manufacturer

HDBD attorneys Jeff Patterson, Giovanna Tarantino Bingham, and Abby Foreman successfully defended an automobile manufacturer in a case that alleged violations of the Texas Deceptive Trade Practices Consumer Protection Act (DTPA) breach of express and implied warranties and breach of contract. [Read more…]

11/22/13

Hartline Dacus Barger Dreyer LLP Adds Two New Associate Attorneys

Hartline Dacus Barger Dreyer LLP (HDBD) is pleased to announce the addition of two new associate attorneys in the firm's Dallas office, Perrin Fourmy and Holly Naehritz. [Read more…]

11/4/13

Hartline Dacus Barger Dreyer LLP Receives Tier 1 Ranking on 2014 Edition of U.S. News–Best Lawyers® "Best Law Firms" List

Hartline Dacus Barger Dreyer LLP is pleased to announce it has received a Tier 1 ranking in the 2014 edition of "Best Law Firms" published by U.S. News–Best Lawyers®. [Read more…]

09/23/13

Texas Best Lawyers® Recognizes Four Attorneys from Hartline Dacus Barger Dreyer LLP, including Kyle Dryer as a "Lawyer of the Year"

According to The Best Lawyers in America®, Kyle Dreyer, partner at Hartline Dacus Barger Dreyer LLP (HDBD), was recently chosen by his peers as a 2014 "Lawyer of the Year" in the field of Personal Injury Litigation-Defense and Product Liability Litigation-Defense. [Read more…]

09/23/13

Hartline Dacus Barger Dreyer LLP Adds New Associate Adam L. Anthony

Hartline Dacus Barger Dreyer LLP (HDBD) is pleased to announce that Adam L. Anthony has joined the firm as an associate attorney in the Houston office. [Read more…]

09/06/13

Eleven Attorneys From Hartline Dacus Barger Dreyer LLP Selected as 2013 Texas Super Lawyers®

Once again, a substantial number of attorneys from Hartline Dacus Barger Dreyer LLP (HDBD) have earned recognition from their peers by being selected for inclusion on the Texas Super Lawyers® list. [Read more…]

08/20/13

HDBD defends a property management company in a two-week jury trial ending with a complete defense verdict.

HDBD attorneys Darrell Barger and Kristina Culley secured a defense verdict for a property management company after a two week trial in Houston, Texas. [expand/collapse]

Two residents of an apartment complex were killed when a fire broke out and engulfed the building. The Plaintiffs alleged that the smoke alarms were not functioning properly and the emergency box at the gate entrance was in disrepair, delaying the firefighters.

After Barger and Culley presented a strong defense to these allegations, the jury returned a verdict which cleared the property management company of any negligence, and placed full responsibility for the death of both victims on the woman who started the fire.

08/17/13

Hartline Dacus Barger Dreyer LLP Successfully Defends Nissan Forklift Corporation in a Jury Trial Involving a Complex Dealership Agreement Dispute

Hartline Dacus Barger Dreyer attorneys Jeff Patterson and Adrienne Russell successfully defended Nissan Forklift Corporation, North America (NFC) in a federal jury trial in St. Louis, Mo., involving the termination of a dealership agreement. [Read more…]

07/15/13

Hartline Dacus Barger Dreyer LLP Adds New Associate Attorney Brad J. Robinson

Hartline Hartline Dacus Barger Dreyer LLP (HDBD) is pleased to welcome Brad Robinson as an associate attorney in the firm's Dallas office. [Read more…]

05/23/13

Hartline Dacus Barger Dreyer LLP Successfully Defends Trucking Company in Jury Trial Involving High-speed Crash Between an 18-wheeler and an SUV

Hartline Dacus Barger Dreyer LLP today announced that its attorneys, Darrell Barger, Brian Rawson, and Stephanie Roark, successfully defended Tutle & Tutle Trucking, Inc. and one of its drivers in a three-week jury trial in Cleburne, Johnson County, Texas involving a truck crash. [Read more…]

05/22/13

Hartline Dacus Barger Dreyer LLP Selected as Go-To® Law Firm

Hartline Dacus Barger Dreyer LLP (HDBD) is included in the eighth annual edition of The Go-To® Law Firms of the World's Leading Companies. [Read more…]

04/25/13

D Magazine Recognizes Two Attorneys from Hartline Dacus Barger Dreyer LLP as "2013 Best Lawyers"

Jeff Patterson, managing partner at Hartline Dacus Barger Dreyer LLP (HDBD) has been chosen as one of D Magazine's "2013 Best Lawyers" in Tort, Product and Medical Liability (formerly Tort and Product Liability). [Read more…]

04/02/13

Hartline Dacus Barger Dreyer LLP Adds Dallas Business Transaction Attorney Brian DeVoss

Hartline Dacus Barger Dreyer LLP is pleased to announce the addition of Brian P. DeVoss, a business transaction attorney. [Read more…]

02/26/13

Hartline Dacus Barger Dreyer LLP Announces 2013 Partner Promotions

Hartline Dacus Barger Dreyer LLP is pleased to announce the election of Jim Corbett and Marshall Rosenberg as partners in the firm. [Read more…]

02/22/13

Bridgestone Americas Receives Defense Verdict in Jury Trial Defended by HDBD Partner Scott Edwards

Scott Edwards and his co-counsel successfully defended Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations, LLC in a four-week jury trial in Nashville, TN earlier this year. [expand/collapse]

The driver of a 1998 Ford Explorer suffered fatal injuries in a single vehicle accident in Mexico in which the vehicle’s left rear tire allegedly sustained a tread/belt detachment. The driver failed to maintain control of the vehicle causing it to leave the roadway and overturn. The plaintiffs claimed that the subject tire was defective. Plaintiffs also sued Ford Motor Company, alleging negligence in the design of the Explorer and in equipping the vehicle with the Firestone tire.

At trial, Bridgestone Firestone presented evidence that the tire was not defective and failed as a result of being punctured, improperly repaired, and operated in a damaged condition for a significant period of time. The defense further argued that the driver was negligent for operating his vehicle with the damaged tire and for driving at an excessive rate of speed. The jury returned a unanimous defense verdict.

02/20/13

Hartline Dacus Barger Dreyer LLP Attorney Aaron Burke Recognized as Dallas Association of Young Lawyers' "One to Watch"

Aaron Burke was chosen as the Dallas Association of Young Lawyers' (DAYL) "One to Watch" for the month of February. [Read more…]

01/29/13

Two Partners from Hartline Dacus Barger Dreyer LLP Selected for the 2013 Texas Super Lawyers® list of Rising Stars℠

Each year, Super Lawyers®, a Thomson Reuters publication, selects outstanding young lawyers for the Texas list of Rising Stars℠. Brian Rawson and Giovanna Tarantino Bingham, partners at Hartline Dacus Barger Dreyer LLP, have once again been selected for this annual list. [Read more…]

01/08/13

Hartline Dacus Barger Dreyer LLP Attorneys Win Wrongful Death Jury Trial

According to court documents, on the night of December 26, 2010, a truck driver for Texas Premier Resources, LLC (Premier) accidentally pulled into the wrong saltwater storage site. [Read more…]

12/24/12

American Honda Motor Co., Inc. receives defense verdict in jury trial defended by Abby Mathews and Larry Grayson of Hartline Dacus Barger Dreyer LLP

Abby Mathews and Larry Grayson, partners in the Dallas office of Hartline Dacus Barger Dreyer LLP, successfully defended American Honda Motor Co.,Inc. in a products liability case. [Read more…]

11/14/12

Hartline Dacus Barger Dreyer LLP Receives Tier 1 Ranking in 2013 Edition of U.S. News—Best Lawyers® "Best Law Firms"; Mike Terry Named "Lawyer of the Year"

Hartline Dacus Barger Dreyer LLP (HDBD) is pleased to announce it has received a Tier 1 Ranking in the 2013 Edition of "Best Law Firms" published by U.S. News – Best Lawyers®. [Read more…]

10/10/12

Melissa Dorman, partner in the firm's Dallas office, was recently selected for the Bar Register of Preeminent Women Lawyers for 2012. The Martindale-Hubbell® Bar Register of Preeminent Women Lawyers gives Martindale-Hubbell AV® Preeminent peer review rated women lawyers the opportunity to demonstrate their status while creating opportunities for them to expand their professional networks with other elite women lawyers.

10/03/12

Hartline Dacus Barger Dreyer LLP Obtains $4.2 Million Award for Huawei Technologies

In early 2009, HDBD partner Jeff Cox was asked by a new firm client, Huawei Technologies (USA) based in Plano, Texas to help recover money owed to Huawei under a contract with E. Oliver Capital Group, LLC (EOCG). [Read more…]

09/21/12

Twelve Attorneys from Hartline Dacus Barger Dreyer LLP Selected for 2012 Texas Super Lawyers List; Three Recognized for Tenth Consecutive Year

A significant percentage of Hartline Dacus Barger Dreyer LLP's (HDBD) attorneys have once again been selected for the Texas Super Lawyers® list, in recognition of their outstanding success and knowledge in their specific practice areas. Twelve of the firm's attorneys have received this recognition for 2012. [Read more…]

09/20/12

Hartline Dacus Barger Dreyer LLP Joins Prestigious Claims and Litigation Management Alliance

Hartline Dacus Barger Dreyer LLP is pleased to announce that the firm has accepted an invite to join the prestigious Claims and Litigation Management Alliance. The CLM is a nonpartisan alliance comprised of thousands of insurance companies, corporations, Corporate Counsel, Litigation and Risk Managers, claims professionals and attorneys. [Read more…]

09/12/12

Hartline Dacus Barger Dreyer LLP Adds Two Associate Attorneys

Hartline Dacus Barger Dreyer LLP is pleased to welcome Selim Fiagome and Sean Hsu as associate attorneys in its Dallas office. With the addition of these two talented lawyers, the firm continues to expand and enhance its capabilities in employment litigation and intellectual property litigation. [Read more…]

09/12/12

Darrell Barger, partner at Hartline Dacus Barger Dreyer LLP, has qualified as one of the five Personal-Injury finalists for this year's Go-to Guide, published by Texas Lawyer. The Go-To Guide is a magazine that includes Texas' leading attorneys in 18 practice areas. This year, only 90 attorneys were selected state-wide as finalists.

09/05/12

Hartline Dacus Barger Dreyer LLP Attorneys Win Dismissal in Catastrophic Personal Injury Lawsuit Arising From Gas Pipeline Explosion

Hartline Dacus Barger Dreyer LLP attorneys Kyle Dreyer and Aaron Burke recently won a dismissal of their client from a personal injury lawsuit arising from a large gas pipeline explosion. [Read more…]

08/02/12

Hartline Dacus Barger Dreyer LLP Successfully Defends Assisted Living and Rehabilitation Facility in Medical Malpractice Jury Trial

Following a two-week medical malpractice jury trial in Dallas, Texas, Hartline Dacus Barger Dreyer LLP attorneys Darrell Barger and Brian Rawson won a defense verdict for an assisted living and rehabilitation provider with multiple facilities in Texas. [Read more…]

07/20/12

The Texas Supreme Court Adopts the Learned Intermediary Doctrine in Prescription Drug Failure-to-Warn Cases: Centocor, Inc. v. Hamilton

By: C. Vernon Hartline, Jr. and Roy McKay

In Centocor, Inc. v. Hamilton, the Texas Supreme Court expanded the application of the learned intermediary doctrine to patients’ claims against prescription drug manufacturers. While this expansion was not unexpected given the number of intermediate appellate courts that had already taken this step, the court also rejected adopting an exception for direct-to-consumer advertising, held that the doctrine was a common-law rule and not an affirmative defense, and applied the doctrine to all causes of action that the Plaintiffs’ asserted. [Read more…]

07/20/12

In Defense of Texas Fracking Litigation

By: Wendy May and Lauren Braddy

Public perception driven largely by media hype over the hydraulic fracturing (“fracking”) process encourages a rush to judgment over the causative effects. In litigation, the defense must divest the jury of knee-jerk judgments by bringing the science back into the analysis. [Read more…]

07/18/12

Hartline Dacus Barger Dreyer LLP Successfully Defends Clients in Litigation Over Complex Business Dispute, Achieves Significant Verdict in Countersuit

Hartline Dacus Barger Dreyer LLP attorneys Jim Corbett and Donald Crump won a $1.47 million judgment for their clients following a jury trial in litigation over a complex business dispute. [Read more…]

07/17/12

Hartline Dacus Barger Dreyer LLP Successfully Defends Major Discount Clothing Retailer in Premises Liability Lawsuit

Hartline Dacus Barger Dreyer LLP attorneys Marshall Rosenberg and Kevin Tompkins secured a jury verdict for a major discount clothing retailer after a week-long trial in Galveston, Texas. [Read more…]

07/16/12

Hartline Dacus Barger Dreyer LLP Partner Melissa Dorman Wins Defense Verdict For GHX Industrial, LLC

Hartline Dacus Barger Dreyer LLP partner Melissa Dorman won a jury trial for GHX Industrial, LLC, in a warranty case involving an industrial hose rupture resulting in a $14 million loss at a chemical processing plant. [Read more…]

06/12/12

Texas Best Lawyers® Recognizes Four Attorneys from Hartline Dacus Barger Dreyer LLP; Darrell Barger selected as a "Lawyer of the Year"

Darrell Barger, partner at Hartline Dacus Barger Dreyer LLP (HDBD), was recently chosen by his peers as a 2012 "Lawyer of the Year" in the field of Personal Injury Litigation Defense, according to The Best Lawyers in America®, a respected peer-review guide to the legal profession worldwide. [Read more…]

05/31/12

Two Attorneys from Hartline Dacus Barger Dreyer LLP Selected for the 2012 Texas Super Lawyers® list of Rising Stars℠

Super Lawyers®, a Thompson Reuters publication, each year selects outstanding young lawyers for the Texas list of Rising Stars℠. [Read more…]

05/29/12

Hartline Dacus Barger Dreyer LLP Successfully Defends American Honda Finance Corporation in Employment Gender Discrimination Trial

American Honda Finance received a complete defense verdict following a jury trial involving allegations that the company blocked a former employee’s promotions and did not provide equal pay because of her gender. [Read more…]

05/17/12

Hartline Dacus Barger Dreyer LLP Selected as Go-To Law Firm

Hartline Dacus Barger Dreyer LLP is included in the seventh annual edition of the Go-To Law Firms for the Top 500 Companies for 2012. [Read more…]

04/24/12

Michael Terry of Hartline Dacus Barger Dreyer LLP invited to be Fellow of American Bar Foundation

Michael G. Terry, Partner in the Corpus Christi office of Hartline Dacus Barger Dreyer LLP, has been invited to become a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation. [Read more…]

04/11/12

Texas Supreme Court Significantly Changes Law on Covenants Not to Compete – Marsh USA, Inc. and Marsh & McLennan Companies v. Cook

By: Jim McInerny

In June 2011, the Texas Supreme Court took another large step toward helping Texas employers protect their relationships with customers, by holding that a company's provision of stock options to employees was adequate consideration for a non-compete agreement. Marsh USA, Inc. and Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. v. Cook, No. 09-0558 (Tex. June 24, 2011). [Read more…]

04/11/12

Wendy May Promotes iCivics in the Lone Star State

Wendy May, and her colleagues Joy Tull and Aaron Burke, have been working hard to promote iCivics in the Lone Star State. Wendy serves as the Texas iCivics coordinator. She has been instrumental in raising awareness of this educational organization founded by former Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor. [expand/collapse]

In 2011, after just one year of the team's efforts, Texas students visited the iCivics website more than 152,000 times, an increase of 240% over 2010. To reach this level of iCivics awareness, the Texas team has been traveling across the state to visit directly with Social Studies teachers at various schools, and has given keynote speeches and conducted break-out sessions on iCivics at all major Social Studies teacher conferences throughout the state.

In April, the iCivics team organized a major Central Texas kickoff with a series of events in Austin, Texas. HDBD and Baylor Law School hosted a dinner with an iCivics unveiling for state legislators, the governor's office, state-level education authorities and local business leaders and educators. Justice Sandra Day O'Connor, Baylor's President, the Honorable Ken Star, and Texas Supreme Court Chief Justice Wallace B. Jefferson all participated in this iCivics presentation. While in Austin, Justice O'Connor and the iCivics team also presented iCivics to the Advanced Micro Devices Company at its Game On! 2011 Symposium for educational game development. Wendy and her team also coordinated two iCivics events for Austin-area students, including one presentation by Justice O'Connor and Chief Justice Jefferson at the Fulmore Law Magnet Middle School.

04/11/12

Abby Mathews Coached Booker T. Washington High School Mock Trial Team

Congratulations to HDBD partner Abby Mathews, who recently coached the Booker T. Washington High School Mock Trial Team to its third-straight showing at the Texas State Championships. [expand/collapse]

With only one veteran attorney and all rookie witnesses, the team took home an impressive and somewhat surprising 3rd place title. One of her student competitors also tied for the Top Advocate award. This annual competition helps high school students develop valuable advocacy skills and leadership abilities. Abby participated in this event as a high school student, winning the Texas State Championship in 1992 and placing 2nd at Nationals that year. Since becoming an attorney, Abby has been a committed supporter of this educational event and has previously coached BTW to the Texas State Championship Title in 2010 and the State Runner-up Title in 2011.

03/13/12

Hartline Dacus Barger Dreyer LLP Adds Two New Associate Attorneys

Hartline Dacus Barger Dreyer LLP is pleased to announce the addition of two new associate attorneys in the firm's Dallas office: Victoria L. Burress and Roy McKay. [Read More…]

01/19/12

Hartline Dacus Barger Dreyer LLP Attorney Marshall Rosenberg Appointed to Foundation Performance Association Board

Hartline Dacus Barger Dreyer LLP is pleased to announce Marshall Rosenberg's election to the Foundation Performance Association's 2012 Board of Directors. [Read More…]

 

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