Appellate Opinions

Clients in the below sample of appellate proceedings have ranged from Fortune 500 companies to smaller businesses, businessmen, builders, lawyers, doctors, insurance companies, children and a Hall of Fame baseball player.

Faour v. Faour, 789 S.W. 2d 620 ( Tex. App. – Texarkana 1990, writ denied)

Successfully persuaded the Court of Appeals to modify the Trial Court's judgment to delete an $800,000 award against a client, while recovering the client's damages and attorney's fees.

In Re Cohn, 2004 WL 745131 (Tex.App. [14th Dist.] (April 8, 2004)(Original Proceeding)

Successfully defeated a mandamus proceeding and compelled an arbitration.

Winfield v. Daggett, 846 S.W. 2d 920 ( Tex. App. – Houston [1st Dist.] 1993)( Original Proceeding)

Successfully mandamused a trial judge to follow the law regarding motions to recuse.

Winfield v. Renfro, 821 S.W. 2d 640 ( Tex. App. – Houston [1st Dist.] 1991, writ denied)

Successfully reversed the Trial Court's judgment that found a common law marriage existed and reversed the multi-million dollar owelty and recoupment award.

Intermarque Automotive Products, Inc., v. Feldman, 21 S.W. 3d 544 ( Tex. App. – Texarkana 2000, no pet.)

Successfully affirmed the Trial Court's dismissal of a plea in intervention.

Georgiades v. Di Ferrante, 871 S.W. 2d 878 (Tex. App. – Houston [14th Dist.] 1994, writ denied)

Successfully affirmed Trial Court's finding that no common law marriage existed and recovered attorney fees for client.

Chapman v. Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding Co. LTD., 781 S.W. 2d 312 ( Tex. App. – Houston [1st Dist.] 1989, writ denied)

Successfully reversed the trial courts take nothing summary judgment rendered against a plaintiff in a tortious interference with a business relationship case. After remand, client recovered all his damages.

Insurance Corporation of America v. Webster, 906 S.W. 2d 77 ( Tex. App. – Houston [1st Dist.] 1995, writ denied)

Successfully reversed a $10 million+ bad faith judgment and secured the rendition of a take nothing judgment for the client.

Assicurazioni Generali S.p.A. v. Ranger Insurance Co., 64 F. 3d 979 ( Fifth Cir. 1995)

Successfully reversed the Federal District Court's coverage decision between two insurance carriers and had judgment rendered in favor of our client.

J.D. Fields & Company, Inc., v. United States Steel International, Inc., 426 Fed. Appx. 721 ( Fifth Cir. 2011)

Successfully reversed the Federal District Court's summary judgment on a breach of contract claim. Thereafter, client recovered its damages.

Fleetwood Enterprises, Inc., v. Gaskamp, 280 F. 3d 1069 ( Fifth Cir. 2002)

Successfully reversed Federal District Court decision that bound children to an arbitration agreement.

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