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Four Firm Lawyers Make Best Lawyers in America List for 2017

Doug Brothers, Jim George, Russell Horton and Julie Ford all earned selection to the 2017 edition of The Best Lawyers in America, the nation’s oldest and one of its most respected peer-review guides to the legal industry. In addition, Mr. Horton was named Austin Lawyer of the…

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Aug

Jim George Lawsuit for UT Profs Says Campus Carry Violates 1st Amendment

The new campus carry law allowing concealed guns on the campus of the University of Texas at Austin violates First Amendment rights protecting academic discussion, three professors contend in a lawsuit filed on their behalf by GBKH partner Jim George.

“Compelling professors at a public university to allow, without any limitation…

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Jul

GBKH Lawyer Julie Ford Helps Win San Antonio Water Rights Case

The San Antonio Water System and Edwards Aquifer Authority won a significant water rights victory from the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, which denied an appeal by land owners seeking to revive rights to withdraw aquifer water.

Julie A. Ford, commercial litigator with George Brothers Kincaid & Horton LLP, together…

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May

John Thomas Interviewed by Star-Telegram about Securities Fraud Settlement

Partner John W. Thomas was quoted in the Fort Worth Star-Telegram for his role in bringing justice to consumers who lost their retirement savings in a securities scam. Mr. Thomas represented the court-appointed Receiver for Retirement Value, LLC which was found to have been engaging in a securities scam that…

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Apr

John Thomas Earned Significant Victory in Securities Fraud Case

George, Brothers, Kincaid & Horton, LLP partner John Thomas earned a significant victory on March 4, 2016 when the Texas Third Court of Appeals affirmed judgments Mr. Thomas had obtained in a securities fraud case.  See, James Poe, Senior Retirement Planners, LLC v. Eduardo Espinosa in his Capacity as Receiver for…

7
Mar

In Memoriam

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From the Family

Mark Lyndon Kincaid, of Austin, Texas, suffered a stroke on December 31st, 2015 and never regained consciousness. He died peacefully with his family by his side on January 19th, 2016.

Mark would want those who knew him to know a few things…

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Jan

Russell Horton Shares Civil Trial Tips in National Legal Publication

GBKH Partner B. Russell Horton recently shared his expertise in civil trial law with the national legal publication Law360 in a story about what to avoid when drafting a civil lawsuit, “5 Things to Leave Out of a Complaint,” (subscription required). In the article, Mr. Horton tells lawyers,…

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Dec

Jim George in TribTalk Explains 14th Amendment Protects All US-Born Kids

GBKH Partner Jim George recently wrote a commentary for Texas Tribune’s TribTalk blog headlined, “Texas violates 14th Amendment in denying birth certificates.” His article explains why the Texas-born children of undocumented immigrants are entitled to state birth certificates. Mr. George and Partner Gary L. Lewis co-authored an…

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Nov

Russ Horton Interviewed by Law360 about Energy Litigation

GBKH Partner Russ Horton, who handles a variety of complex commercial litigation, recently was interviewed by the national legal news publication Law360 for his insights about the impact of the oil price downturn on lawsuits in the energy sector…. read more

5
Nov

Name Partners in Austin-based George Brothers Kincaid & Horton Make Repeat Appearances on Texas Super Lawyers List

AUSTIN, Texas – The four name partners of the Austin-based business litigation firm George Brothers Kincaid & Horton LLP all earned spots on the 2015 Texas Super Lawyers listing…. read more

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Sep

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