Appellant court decisions in which I have been involved include the following:

The Accommodation Doctrine, VirTex Operating v. Bauerle, Operators v. Deer Hunters In January 2019 I presented the following paper at a continuing legal education seminar entitled “Oil & Gas Disputes” sponsored by the State Bar of Texas. This paper covers a so-called “accommodation doctrine” dispute between an operator and surface owners in a case I tried for the operator in Frio County, Texas.

Unclaimed Mineral Proceeds Commission.  In 2014 I served by appointment of Texas Governor Rick Perry as the Presiding Officer of the Unclaimed Mineral Proceeds Commission created by HB 724, 83rd Texas Legislature, Regular Session, 2013.  The following is the Commission's Report.

Texas Wrecker Service, et al. v D. R. Resendez and R. Schalman d/b/a Apollo Towing/Easy Rider Wrecker Service, 2017 Tex. App. LEXIS 1571 (Tex. App. Corpus Christi – 2017, no pet.). This was a dispute between two towing companies. I represented Texas Wrecker.

Vanessa Cahill, et al. v. Mike Bertuzzi, et al., 2010 Tex. App. LEXIS 3951 (Tex.App.—Corpus Christi 2010, pet. denied) (dispute concerning political party activities). I represented Mike Bertuzzi and other local Republican Party activists on a pro bono basis.

Zoila V. Longoria, et al. v. Edward A. Lasater, et al., 2009 Tex. App. LEXIS 188 (Tex. App.—San Antonio 2009) (dispute concerning minerals located in Brooks County, Texas). I represented the Lasater Family.

Unique Staff Leasing I, Ltd., as Subrogee of Victor Rodriguez, Deceased, v. Extreme Machinery Co, Inc., 2008 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 51519 (W.D. Tex. 2008) (workers' compensation case relating to the death of an employee and the remand of the case from federal to state court). I represent Unique Staff Leasing.

T. Michael Quigley v. Robert Bennett, 227 S.W.3d 51 (Tex., No. 05-0870, June 8, 2007.) (Value of a royalty interest in minerals can not be considered in determining compensation for geologic services with no written agreement). I represented Mike Quigley.

Lucie Carr Armstrong, Jr., et al. v. Sarita Storey Armstrong Hixon, et al., 206 S.W.3d 175 (Tex. Civ. App—Corpus Christi 2006, pet. denied) (suit involving whether a person adopted as an adult is a descendant under a will). I represented Sarita Armstrong Hixon and her siblings.

Lucke v. Kimball, 2004 Tex. App. LEXIS 604 (Tex. Civ. App. Corpus Christi - 2004, pet. denied) (suit involving dissolution of a professional partnership). I represented Janice Kimball.

Josephine Martin v. Dan Black, et al., 909 S.W.2d 192 (Tex. Civ. App - Houston [14th Dist.] 1995) (breach of fiduciary duty case involving dispute over agreement reached at mediation). I represented Josephine Martin.

Frank Yturria v. Marrion Yturria Kimbro, et al., 921 S.W.2d 338 (Tex. Civ. App - Corpus Christi 1996) (suit involving partition of South Texas ranch). I represented Marion Yturria Kimbro.

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