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Leighton Durham goes to Lubbock to speak to the South Plains Trial Lawyer’s Association

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On October 15, 2014, Leighton Durham traveled to Lubbock to speak to the South Plains Trial Lawyer’s Association regarding “Common Mistakes Even the Best Lawyers Make.”


Peter Kelly argues again at the Texas Supreme Court

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On October 15, 2014, Peter Kelly appeared again before the Texas Supreme Court in Austin, this time to present argument on behalf of the Respondent in Brown & Gay Engineering, Inc. v. Zuleima Olivares, No. 13-0605. The issue in Brown & Gay Engineering concerns whether a private engineering firm, working for governmental entity (a toll-road […]


Peter Kelly argues at the Texas Supreme Court

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On October 9, 2014, Peter Kelly appeared before the Texas Supreme Court, sitting in Lubbock at the Texas Tech School of Law, to present argument on behalf of the Respondent in Nabors Well Services, Ltd., et al. v. Asuncion Romero, et al., No. 13-0136. The issue in Nabors centers on whether evidence of a plaintiff’s […]


KD&P Lawyers are “Super” too!

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Kelly, Durham & Pittard, LLP is pleased to announce that its partners, Peter Kelly, Leighton Durham, Kirk Pittard, and Thad Spalding have each been named a “Super Lawyer” in the Appellate category by Texas Monthly and Law & Politics Magazine.


KD&P Lawyers are “the Best”!

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Kelly, Durham & Pittard, LLP is pleased to announce that Kirk Pittard and Thad Spalding have been recognized by D Magazine as two of the best lawyers in Dallas for 2014 in the Appellate practice category.  This is Kirk and Thad’s fourth year to be named to this list. You can read about how D […]


The case of the stolen dinosaur!

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Have you ever had your dinosaur stolen? Mongolia did. In 2013, when a Tyrannosaurus Bataar dinosaur skeleton was looted from the country to be auctioned off in New York, Kelly, Durham & Pittard, along with trial counsel, helped the President of Mongolia get it back. One year later, an international dinosaur skeleton looting ring was […]