Monday, July 15, 2013
Editor's note: What follows are summaries of recent state and federal appellate court opinions. The list is organized by court and practice area.
Monday, April 1, 2013
A case involving businessman Billy Joe "Red" McCombs, known to thousands of South Texas drivers for his eponymous car dealerships, is headed for the U.S. Supreme Court.
Monday, March 4, 2013
A federal tax court judge issued a ruling Feb. 14 finding three personal injury lawyers in the Rio Grande Valley used an improper tax shelter to reduce tax liabilities from contingent fees they received in 2001 from Firestone tire litigation.
Monday, January 21, 2013
The beneficiaries of a multimillion-dollar trust have sued an estate-planning attorney, his firm and an accounting firm, alleging professional malpractice related to a tax plan that led to litigation with the Internal Revenue Service. Robert Tobey represents the plaintiffs.
Monday, December 10, 2012
New York Law Journal
Monday, September 17, 2012
Former Jenkens & Gilchrist tax lawyer Donna Guerin folded her cards Sept. 13 and pleaded guilty to helping wealthy clients cheat the Internal Revenue Service out of hundreds of millions of dollars through illegal tax shelters.