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San Antonio Lawyer Seeks Hold On BP Spill Suit

A San Antonio lawyer being sued by oil giant BP over allegations that he falsely claimed to represent thousands of deckhands who lost money in the 2010 Gulf oil spill has asked a federal court to delay the lawsuit while a criminal investigation plays out.

01/17/2014

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Dallas Bar Association Offers Free Legal Advice

A special call-in program is offering free legal advice on Wednesday thanks to the Dallas Bar Association. Anonymous volunteer attorneys will answer any and all legal questions on a “LegalLine” at no cost.

07/10/2013

The West Fertilizer Company, shown from the air, lies in ruins on April 18, 2013 in West, Texas. (credit: Getty Images)

McLennan County Disaster Drills Didn’t Include Plant Explosion Site

McLennan County’s emergency management coordinator, Frank Patterson, said the county knew the plant stored 270 tons of potentially explosive ammonium nitrate.

05/02/2013

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Lawyer Sets Up Shop In West To Represent Explosion Victims

Some survivors are already filing lawsuits seeking damages after the fertilizer plant explosion in West, Texas, with a half dozen lawsuits already filed.

05/01/2013

Cyclist Lance Armstrong addresses participants at The Livestrong Challenge Ride as Doug Ulman (R), Livestrong President and CEO, looks on at Palmer Events Center on October 21, 2012 in Austin, Texas. More than 4,000 cyclists participated in the charity ride supporting cancer survivors. Armstrong has recently been accused of leading "the most sophisticated, professionalized and successful doping program that sport has ever seen" according to USADA officials. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Armstrong Lawyers: Justice Dept Joining Fraud Suit

An Armstrong lawyer, Robert Luskin, said Friday that negotiations with the government failed because “we disagree about whether the postal service was damaged.”

02/22/2013

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Dallas Bar Volunteers Offer Free Legal Clinics

DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – Members of the Dallas Bar Association and Legal Aid of NorthWest Texas want to get the word out that there are free legal services available for eligible Dallas County residents. This month […]

08/02/2012

A couple holds hands showing their wedding rings. (credit: Jay Directo/AFP/Getty Images)

Local Lawyer Accepts Billboard Marriage Proposal

A North Texas attorney who uses billboards to advertise has accepted a digital marriage proposal flashed on one of the towering signs.

07/17/2012

A row of jail cells sit empty. (credit: AP Photo)

10-Year Jail Sentence Ends After A Few Months

A former North Texas lawyer who was sentenced to 10 years in prison for stealing more than $200,000 from his clients is now out of jail after only a few months.

06/19/2012