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

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

Six McCathern Attorneys Voted as D Magazine’s 2018 Best Lawyers in Dallas
April 26, 2018  | By Bekah Harger

Six McCathern attorneys represent the excellence of McCathern’s diverse practice areas and are deservedly recognized for D Magazine’s Best Lawyers in Dallas 2018 honor. McCathern is thrilled to congratulate Dallas and Frisco attorneys Paul Grinke, Carl Evans, Jr., Joseph Sampson, Ty Sheaks, Eric Van Horn, and Farbod Farnia on being…Read More

Case News: McCathern Houston Attorneys Receive Favorable Trial Outcome
April 9, 2018  | By Bekah Harger

Recently, McCathern Houston partner Isaac Villarreal, with the assistance of attorney Eric Utermohlen, received a favorable outcome after a jury trial in Harris County, Texas. Mr. Villarreal and Mr. Utermohlen represented a client and his company in a complex business lawsuit that generally centered on the joint ownership of a…Read More