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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 in the hopes it might bring you comfort. First, he had a great life, and though it was too short, it was a full life,… read more


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, “Don’t make your job harder than it has to be,” … read more


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 amicus curiae brief for the Texas Appleseed Foundation … read more


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


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


Doug Brothers Offers Advice on Managing Business Litigation

Texas Lawyer’s “In-House Texas: Special Report on Litigation” featured an article by GBKH attorney Doug Brothers. In the article, “3 Essentials for Successfully Managing Business Litigation,” Doug offers step-by-step guidance for successfully resolving disputes by keeping the focus on the business solution… read more


Attorneys from Austin-based George Brothers Kincaid & Horton among Nation’s Best

AUSTIN, Texas – Five noted lawyers with the Austin-based business litigation firm George Brothers Kincaid & Horton LLP have earned selection to the 2016 edition of The Best Lawyers in America, the nation’s oldest and one of the most prestigious guides to the legal industry…. read more


GBKH Wins Dismissal in Case against Colorado State University

On April 3, 2015, GBKH attorney Nan Hazel succeeded in obtaining the dismissal of all claims against Colorado State University and its governing board by one of the school’s former graduate students. The student had not successfully defended his doctoral dissertation, but he nonetheless claimed that the university was contractually obligated to grant him a doctorate because it allowed him to participate in a graduation ceremony and published his name as a Ph.D. graduate. Nan has been a trial attorney practicing primarily in commercial litigation for more than 25 years. During her tenure at GBKH, Nan has represented several institutions of higher education.


GBKH Partner to Appear at State Bar’s Advanced Civil Trial Course

GBKH Partner Russ Horton will appear on three occasions later in the year as a featured speaker at the annual Advanced Civil Trial Course hosted by the State Bar of Texas. Russ will participate in panel discussions on trial skills and management on July 16th at the Hyatt Regency Hill Country Resort and Spa in San Antonio, on August 20th at the Westin Galleria in Dallas, and on October 29th at the Westin Oaks in Houston. Russ’s practice includes the representation of both plaintiffs and defendants in matters involving complex commercial, patent, trade secret, antitrust, and securities disputes. For links to registration information, see the State Bar of Texas’s event list…. read more


GBKH Partner Interviewed by Texas Standard on Controversial Insurance Bill

On April 7th, the daily radio show Texas Standard turned to GBKH Partner Mark Kincaid for insight on Senate Bill 1628, a measure that would provide insurance adjusters, agents, and others with legal immunity from litigation filed by policyholders with legitimate claims. Mark had previously testified against the bill before the Texas Senate’s Committee on Business & Commerce, arguing that it would reward bad behavior by the insurance industry. “Insurance companies always have an economic incentive to deny the claim,” Mark told Texas Standard, “because they make more money that way.” … read more


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