McCathern Launches Coronavirus Legal Task Force
March 28, 2020  | By Matthew Kellogg

The challenging circumstances of the Coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic can require specialized legal expertise. In order to best assist clients, McCathern has assembled a rapid response team from its many practice groups to handle legal matters specifically related to this outbreak and its collateral effects. Please contact any of our offices…Read More

Five McCathern Attorneys Make 2020 Super Lawyers Texas Rising Stars List
March 12, 2020  | By Matthew Kellogg

McCathern is proud to announce that five attorneys from the firm’s Dallas office have been named by Super Lawyers as Texas Rising Stars for 2020: Arnold Shokouhi – Managing Partner Brett M. Chisum – Partner Jesse Hoffman – Partner Justin N. Bryan – Partner Stephanie M. Almeter – Partner Rising…Read More

Ty Sheaks and Joey Sampson to Speak at AVSS 2020
February 24, 2020  | By Matthew Kellogg

McCathern partners Ty Sheaks and Joey Sampson will be presenting as the faculty legal advisors at the annual Academy for Venue Safety & Security (AVSS). The AVSS, which takes place this year at the Renaissance Las Vegas Hotel from March 1 – March 5, is a dynamic two-year school designed…Read More

Stephanie Almeter Named to D Magazine’s 2020 ‘Best Lawyers Under 40’
January 7, 2020  | By Matthew Kellogg

McCathern, PLLC Partner Stephanie M. Almeter has once again been named to D Magazine’s list of ‘Best Lawyers Under 40’, an annual directory of the excellent young lawyers in North Texas. 2020 marks the third consecutive year Almeter has been included on the list. D Magazine determines this elite group…Read More

Arnold Shokouhi Named a Texas Trailblazer by Texas Lawyer Magazine
November 21, 2019  | By Matthew Kellogg

McCathern Managing Partner Arnold Shokouhi was recently named to the inaugural list of Texas Trailblazers by Texas Lawyer magazine. The 2019 Texas Trailblazers was a special supplement that highlighted “agents of change” in the Texas legal industry who have had significant effects on the practice, policy and technological advancement of…Read More

McCathern Welcomes Three New Attorneys
November 11, 2019  | By Matthew Kellogg

McCathern, PLLC recently celebrated the addition of three talented new attorneys to its practice groups. Associate attorneys Aaron Dekle, Kristin Hecker, and Michael Ricchi add a wide range of abilities to McCathern’s full suite of legal services and specialties and the firm is thrilled to have them on board. Aaron,…Read More

McCathern Celebrates 21 Years of Outstanding Legal Practice
October 11, 2019  | By Matthew Kellogg

McCathern, PLLC is celebrating 21 years of practice this month and with it the continuation of a story that has seen the business grow into a full-practice firm with reach across the country and beyond. In its third decade of existence, McCathern’s attorneys and staff are building on a legacy…Read More

McCathern Names Dallas Attorney Brett Chisum to Partner
September 24, 2019  | By Matthew Kellogg

McCathern, PLLC is proud to announce the promotion of Dallas attorney Brett M. Chisum to partner. The firm celebrated the announcement with Mr. Chisum on Thursday, September 19, 2019. McCathern partners are attorneys whose professional expertise has continuously served their clients well. In addition to having a track record of…Read More

McCathern Attorney Thomas Perkins Sworn into Northern District of Texas
May 2, 2019  | By Matthew Kellogg

On Monday, April 29, 2019, McCathern attorney Thomas “Tommy” Perkins was sworn into the Northern District of Texas by Federal District Judge Sam Lindsay at the Earle Cabell Federal Building in Dallas. After gaining experience practicing in state court both as a prosecutor and defense attorney, Tommy is excited to…Read More

McCathern Partners Ty Sheaks and Stephanie Almeter Honored in D Magazine’s 2019 ‘Best Lawyers in Dallas’ Lists
April 18, 2019  | By Matthew Kellogg

McCathern is proud to announce and congratulate Ty Sheaks and Stephanie Almeter on being named to D Magazine’s distinguished lists of Best Lawyers in Dallas for 2019. Ty is listed as one of the “Best Lawyers in Dallas” in D Magazine’s May 2019 issue, an accomplishment he also achieved in…Read More

McCathern Welcomes Former Judge Scott J. Becker to the Firm
January 2, 2019  | By Bekah Harger

Effective January 1, 2019, McCathern, PLLC is honored to welcome former judge Scott J. Becker to the firm. Before joining McCathern as a partner in 2019, Becker presided over the 219th State District Court in Collin County, Texas from 2010 through 2018. As a court of general jurisdiction, Becker presided…Read More

Case Update: Waco Rope Case in the News
November 2, 2018  | By Bekah Harger

Originally posted in the New York Times By Julia Jacobs Nov. 1, 2018 A private school in Texas was ordered on Wednesday to pay $68,000 in damages to a black girl’s family two years after she returned from a sixth-grade school trip with severe rope burns around her neck. In…Read More

Case Update: Waco Rope Case Attracts Significant Media Attention
October 30, 2018  | By McCathern Law

The widely publicized case of rope injuries to a 12-year-old girl’s neck while on a school sponsored camping trip is currently being heard by a Travis County jury. The jury is on track to determine if Live Oak Classical School is at fault for the severe rope burns suffered by…Read More

McCathern Partner Expected to Speak on Upcoming Business Panel
October 19, 2018  | By Bekah Harger

McCathern partner Ty Sheaks, will be speaking as one of the distinguished panelists for the Fort Worth Business Press’ Business for Breakfast series on Wednesday, October 31, 2018, at the Fort Worth Club. The panel will discuss workplace violence and active shooter scenarios with a focus on how businesses can…Read More

Accident or Attack: Waco Rope Case Goes to Trial October 22nd in Austin
October 18, 2018  | By McCathern Law

AUSTIN, TX: The widely publicized case of rope injuries to a 12-year-old girl’s neck while on a school sponsored camping trip will be heard by a Travis County jury next week. The jury will determine if Live Oak Classical School is at fault for the severe rope burns suffered by…Read More