Open Texas Update (Phase 1) and Summary of the Governor’s Report to Open Texas
April 30, 2020  | By McCathern Law

On April 27, 2020 Governor Abbott issued his Executive Order GA-18 relating to the expanded reopening of services as part of the safe, strategic plan to Open Texas in response to the COVID- 19 disaster. Under GA-18 and the accompanying expansive guidelines in The Governor’s Report to Open Texas, the…Read More

Coronavirus Task Force: COVID-19 Economic Relief Update
April 22, 2020  | By McCathern Law

*Edited April 24, 2020 to reflect updated legislation* All of us at McCathern, PLLC realize the substantial impact COVID-19 (the “Coronavirus”) is having on many of you and your businesses. As our purpose and credo is “Improving People’s Lives” we hope this update provides a brief overview of some of…Read More

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

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

Ty Sheaks Article Published in Dallas Bar Association’s Headnotes
November 7, 2019  | By Matthew Kellogg

The October issue of the Dallas Bar Association’s Headnotes newspaper included an article by McCathern partner Ty Sheaks entitled “Scope of Protections Afforded When Designating a Client an Expert”. In the article, Ty discusses the practical implications of the Texas Supreme Court’s recent ruling In re City of Dickinson on…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

McCathern Welcomes New Intellectual Property Partner to LA Office
November 1, 2018  | By Bekah Harger

McCathern is excited to announce the addition of intellectual property partner Christopher Barkley to our Los Angeles office! About Christopher Barkley Christopher M. Barkley joined the McCathern Los Angeles office as a partner in 2018. For over a decade, he has been a practicing attorney with the United States Patent…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

McCathern Celebrates 20th Anniversary
October 2, 2018  | By Bekah Harger

Yesterday, October 1, 2018, law firm McCathern, PLLC celebrated 20 years of partnerships and practice. We are humbled and excited to have the pleasure of celebrating this amazing milestone. McCathern is made up of over 40 attorneys and 30 staff members who are all dedicated to reaching the firm’s goal and…Read More

McCathern Partner Ty Sheaks Published in October issue of Headnotes
September 26, 2018  | By Bekah Harger

McCathern partner Ty M. Sheaks recently published an article in the Dallas Bar Association’s October issue of Headnotes. The article, titled “Continued Limitations to Recovery of Attorney’s Fees”addresses the continued misconceptions and limitations practitioners may face while trying to collect attorney’s fees in Texas for non-corporate entities. The October issue of Headnotes…Read More

McCathern Names Two Dallas Attorneys to Partner
September 17, 2018  | By Bekah Harger

McCathern, PLLC is proud to announce the promotion of two attorneys to partner. Attorneys James E. Sherry and Justin N. Bryan of the firm’s Dallas office celebrated their new partnership on Friday, September 14, 2018. McCathern partners have gone above and beyond to separate themselves as leaders in the firm….Read More

McCathern Attorney to Speak at Annual Texas Bar College Conference
May 31, 2018  | By Bekah Harger

McCathern, PLLC is thrilled to announce that family law attorney, Erin Clegg, will be speaking at the Texas Bar College 20thAnnual Summer School conference. The conference will be held on July 19th through the 21st at the Moody Gardens Hotel in Galveston, Texas. According to the Texas Bar College, Summer School is…Read More