Kelly, Durham & Pittard, LLP is proud to announce that Associate Morgan McPheeters was awarded the Dallas Trial Lawyers Association’s 2018 John Howie Award for her “courageous pursuit of justice in the face of adversity” and ultimate victory at the Texas Supreme Court in State of Texas v. T.S.N. Morgan’s work on this case helped change expunction law to ensure that Texans who have been arrested but not convicted of a crime receive a fresh start. Morgan accepted the award at the DTLA luncheon on October 18, 2018.
Peter argued on Tuesday, Texas Health Presbyterian Hosp. v. D.A. and M.A., regarding whether the heightened standard of proof applicable to emergency care physicians applies to a birth injury case in which the mother was not first seen or treated in the emergency room. Peter’s argument can be seen here.
On Thursday, Kirk argued on behalf of Dallas first-responders in Larry Eddington, et al. v. Dallas Police and Fire Pension System, in a case dealing with whether the first-responders’ retirement benefits are protected by the Texas Constitution. Kirk’s argument can be seen here.