McCathern Attorneys Help Penta LLC Gain First Cannabis License In EU
March 4, 2019  | By McCathern Law

Kris Swaffer, one of the principals of Penta LLC, has acquired the first license to cultivate, manufacture, and distribute cannabis in the European Union. This landmark achievement stems from months of working with Greek government officials with the assistance of McCathern partner Arnold Shokouhi. With this license, Penta LLC has…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

McCathern Partner Rodney Drinnon Wins Boxing Belt in Tournament
November 5, 2018  | By Bekah Harger

On November 2nd through the 3rd, McCathern Houston’s co-managing partner, Rodney “the Councillor” Drinnon, won a belt at Sonny’s International Masters Boxing Tournament sanctioned by USA Boxing in Goodyear, Arizona.  Rodney accompanied one of his oil and gas clients, Rick Bobigian, to the event.  Mr. Bobigian is an undefeated Masters boxer who at…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 Attorney Recipient of Million Dollar Trial Lawyers™ Award
October 12, 2018  | By Bekah Harger

McCathern is thrilled to announce that partner Carl Evans, Jr. recently became a registered recipient of the Million Dollar Trial Lawyers Association™ Award. Mr. Evans was honored with this award for achieving a settlement of more than $1 million. The settlement came after the plaintiff, Mr. Evans’ client, purchased a piece of…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 Named For Top 50 Court Awards in California
September 12, 2018  | By Bekah Harger

McCathern, PLLC Partner Evan Selik of the firm’s Los Angeles office was recently named to the list of Top 50 Court Awards for the state of California in 2017. Prior to joining McCathern in 2018, Evan was involved in this breach of contract and unfair competition case.   $304,572.00 Attorneys:…Read More

McCathern Attorneys Victorious in Multi-Million Dollar Construction Arbitration
July 6, 2018  | By Bekah Harger

McCathern Partners Paul Grinke and Jesse Hoffman from the Frisco and Dallas offices teamed up to win a rare Directed Finding at a Final Arbitration Hearing, resulting in the dismissal of their client from a complex construction defect case with claims in excess of $31 million. McCathern’s client was sub-contracted…Read More

McCathern Welcomes New Probate Law and Estate Planning Partner Matthew Gilpin
July 2, 2018  | By Bekah Harger

McCathern, PLLC is excited to announce the addition of partner Matthew Gilpin to the firm.  Matthew joined McCathern’s  Dallas office in June 2018 and will serve the firm with a primary focus on probate matters, estate administrations, and inheritance issues. Matthew’s previous work experience involved managing all aspects of probate cases,…Read More