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News 2018-07-24T15:57:19+00:00

Update on the Texas Supreme Court

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KH Founding Partner Kurt Kuhn recently presented an update on the current term of the Texas Supreme Court, along with Justice Jeff Boyd, at the University of Texas School of Law’s 28th Annual Conference on State and Federal Appeals.

Proving and Defending Attorneys’ Fees

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KH Founding Partner Kurt Kuhn spoke on proving and defending attorneys’ fees in Texas at the State Bar’s 10th Annual Damages in Civil Litigation Course.

New Year. New Partner. New Houston Office.

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Texas appellate boutique law firm Kuhn Hobbs PLLC rings in the New Year with the announcement of both the recent opening of a Houston office and the addition of a new partner, Karlene Poll.

A Collection of Works on Mandamus (Original Proceedings) and Interlocutory Appeal

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KH Founding Partner Lisa Bowlin Hobbs writes regularly on what issues the intermediate appellate courts and Texas Supreme Court review on mandamus (original proceedings) or on interlocutory appeal.

Challenging Experts in Texas State Court

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KH Founding Partner Kurt Kuhn contributed an article to an edition of the Texas State Bar Litigation Report, The Advocate, focused on motions practice.

The Power to Act: Understanding the Trial Court’s Plenary Jurisdiction

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The article identifies the general rules governing the trial court’s plenary power, as well as exploring and explaining the tricky nuances that impact the duration of plenary power.

Texas Supreme Court Amicus Practice: An Art of Advocacy

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KH Founding Partner Lisa Bowlin Hobbs has presented multiple times on writing effective and ethical amicus briefs in the Texas Supreme Court.

A Prayer and A Hope: Effective Prayers to Get the Relief You Really Want

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An effective prayer can tip the scales in a party’s favor. An ineffective or ill-advised prayer, on the other hand, can hamper or even ruin a party’s chances for success.

In Defense of Confidential Votes on Petitions for Review at the Texas Supreme Court

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KH Founding Partner uses her experience as former General Counsel to advocate for policies and procedures that advance the strength and independence of the judiciary.

Free Speech For Judges And Fair Appeals For Litigants: Judicial Recusal In A Post-white World

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The article explains the significance of the United States Supreme Court’s opinion in Republican Party of Minnesota v. White and what impact the case has in the judicial election process

Navigating Procedural Minefields: Nuances In Determining Finality Of Judgments, Plenary Power, and Appealability

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An examination of what makes for a final, appealable judgment under Texas law, as well as the consequences of that determination on both the trial court’s plenary power and the timeframes for filing post-judgment motions and an appeal.