Appellate Judges Education Institute seminar in Dallas, TX

The American Bar Association’s Judicial Division and Southern Methodist University’s Dedman School of Law will be hosting a seminar in Dallas, Texas from November 13-16, 2014.  The seminar will be co-hosted by the ABA’s Council of Appellate Lawyers and the ABA’s Council of Appellate Staff Attorneys. Among the many speakers will be U.S. Supreme Court … >> Read more

Interview on KDAF CW Channel 33

As an appellate lawyer, I often have to answer difficult questions. On Channel 33 news, though, I got to answer an easy one. I was asked whether an individual could form his own country in North Dallas. Um, no.     Here is the video:

Supreme Court Hobby Lobby opinion might only directly impact two companies

After the Dallas Business Journal published an article about the U.S. Supreme Court’s recent Hobby Lobby decision, a number of people asked me about potential impact on various business. Here are my thoughts: Despite all the attention the case has gotten, the opinion might only directly impact two U.S. companies. The Affordable Care Act (also … >> Read more

KTVT CBS 11 interview regarding recent appellate opinion

A couple of weeks ago, I was interviewed by a KDFW Fox 4 reporter regarding constitutional claims raised in recent litigation. Yesterday, I was interviewed by a KTVT CBS 11 reporter regarding an entirely different set of constitutional issues. Here is the video:

Chad Ruback to speak about how to ethically market a law practice

INVITATION FROM THE DALLAS ASSOCIATION OF YOUNG LAWYERS: Join the DAYL Solo and Small Firm Committee at noon on Wednesday, July 24th at the Belo Mansion for a one hour CLE, including .50 hours of ethics credit, and learn “How to Effectively Use the Internet to Market a Law Firm Within the Boundaries of the … >> Read more