202004.13
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5 Ways Young Lawyers Can Show Up and Stand Out During the COVID-19 Isolation

Now that the Center for Disease Control and Prevention and our State and local leaders have recommended against gathering in large groups in order to mitigate the spread of COVID-19, many, if not all, of our previously scheduled in-person CLEs have been canceled. My colleague, Kyle Akin, previously wrote about the numerous benefits of young…

202002.13
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Top Ten Tips I Learned From My First Trials

Being a young lawyer entering your very first trial can be downright daunting. From the pretrial hearing until the verdict and beyond, trials involve a myriad of new procedures, nuances, and fast-paced experiences that, pardon my pun, you learn through trial by fire. These are 10 tips I’d like to share with fellow young lawyers…

202002.13
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Haltom & Doan partners with Pleasant Grove ISD Education Foundation

Education is very important to Haltom & Doan. Therefore, in February 2020, we partnered with Pleasant Grove ISD Education Foundation to provide grants for various programs throughout the school district. With funds raised from community partners such as Haltom & Doan, updated technology and additional classroom supplies are made available for students and teachers at…

201912.13
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Top Ten Things Young Lawyers Are Grateful For

After a wonderful Thanksgiving surrounded by friends and family, and in anticipation of the winter holiday season, it is important to take a step back and appreciate all for which we have to be grateful. Below are the top ten things for which young lawyers across the State of Texas appreciate and are grateful! Cole…

201911.13
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Top 10 Reasons Young Lawyers Should Attend CLE Courses In-Person

Recently while sitting in a sea of lawyers who were at least 40 years old at a CLE course in Houston, I wondered—where are all the young lawyers? This article gives the top 10 reasons why all young lawyers should attend in-person CLE courses! Kyle Akin’s article “Top 10 Reasons Young Lawyers Should Attend CLE…

201911.13
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News for the Bar – Chair’s Message November 2019

As Section Chair, Jennifer Doan welcomes readers to the November issue of The Litigation Section’s News for the Bar. Read what she has to say about this month’s edition and The Litigation Section’s growth in the past few months. News for the Bar is a publication of The Litigation Section of the State Bar of…

Jennifer Doan Presents Award
201806.27
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Jennifer Doan Presents Award

Jennifer Doan, Chair of the Scholarship Committee of the Federal Circuit Bar Association presented the Giles Rich Scholarship to Natalie Morrissey Thursday evening, June 21, 2018, at the Federal Circuit Bench Bar in San Diego, California.

201801.27
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CEATS, INC. LOCKS DOWN BREACH OF CONTRACT AGAINST TICKETNETWORK, INC. AND TICKET SOFTWARE, LLC

After a two year battle, an East Texas jury sided with CEATS, Inc. this week and found that TicketNetwork, Inc. and TicketSoftware, LLC, titans in the online ticketing industry, breached their Settlement Agreement with CEATS. In U.S. District Judge Rodney Gilstrap’s courtroom in Marshall, Texas, the jury deliberated for nearly nine hours before returning a verdict in favor of CEATS and awarding $459,800 in compensatory damages.

201711.27
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HP Cleared By Jury In Ethernet Patent Suit

A jury in the Eastern District of Texas on Monday cleared Hewlett-Packard Enterprise Co. of infringing an Ethernet patent owned by Network-1 Technologies Inc., in a decision that could have major ramifications for the patent- licensing company going forward.

201711.16
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Litigators of the Week: Standing Your Ground in the EDTX

Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co. might have looked a bit foolhardy in defending a patent case over technology that other mega-companies had decided to license. But against the odds, HPE’s three-firm trial team secured a knockout win.