On March 26, 2015, KD&P partner Peter Kelly presented argument to the Texas Supreme Court on behalf of the Texas Trial Lawyers Association regarding Texas’s statutory punitive damages caps. A summary of the case, Mirta Zorrilla v. Aypco Constr. II, LLC, et al., No. 14-0067, and Peter’s argument can be found here. Peter’s argument begins at the 30 minute mark.
On March 24, 2015, KD&P partner Kirk Pittard testified before the Texas House of Representatives’ Committee on Business and Industry against HB 1603, a “chancery court” bill which would create special courts for special commercial interests in contravention of the Texas Constitution and which would be detrimental to the citizens of Texas. Kirk’s testimony can be seen here beginning at 3:05:00.
KD&P is pleased to announce that, for the second year in a row, Christy Wollin has been named a “Rising Star” in the Appellate category by Super Lawyers Magazine, a publication of Thomson Reuters and the publishers of Texas Monthly. Congratulations, again, Christy!
Kelly, Durham & Pittard, LLP is pleased to announce the addition of Morgan A. McPheeters as a new associate in the Dallas office. Morgan is a 2014 cum laude graduate of Baylor Law School, with a concentration in business litigation, is already licensed to practice law in New Mexico and just sat for the Texas Bar Exam last month. Welcome to the firm Morgan.