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Brent Coon of Brent Coon & Associates (Photo: John Everett) Brent Coon of Brent Coon & Associates (Photo: John Everett)

Alleging “nefarious and unethical conduct,” Beaumont trial lawyer Brent Coon has sued Gary Riebschlager, a former lawyer at his firm, over fees from the settlement of a wrongful death suit stemming from a refinery explosion.

In a June 11 petition filed in state district court in Harris County, Coon also alleges that Oklahoma lawyer Brett Agee and his firm, Garvin, Agee, Carlton & Mashburn, filed a frivolous lawsuit against him in Oklahoma when seeking to collect an 8% local counsel fee from the settlement.

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Brenda Sapino Jeffreys

Senior reporter Brenda Sapino Jeffreys covers the business of law in Texas. Contact her at bj[email protected] On Twitter: @BrendaSJeffreys

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