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VERNON F. MINTON v. JERRY W. GUNN, INDIVIDUALLY, WILLIAMS SQUIRE & WREN, L.L.P., JAMES E. WREN, INDIVIDUALLY, SLUSSER & FROST, L.L.P., WILLIAM C. SLUSSER, INDIVIDUALLY, SLUSSER WILSON & PARTRIDGE, L.L.P., AND MICHAEL E. WILSON, INDIVIDUALLY

Oral argument was held on March 1, 2011. The Court issued an opinion resolving the case on December 16, 2011. File Closed

In the news...

Tracking 6 articles about this case.

October 18, 2013

Three grants of review and one rehearing grant [Oct. 18, 2013]

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This article also mentions 4 other cases.

The Court has issued opinions:

February 20, 2013

Gunn v. Minton: SCOTUS reverses, concluding that the Texas legal malpractice claim did not ‘arise under’ federal law

from SCOTXblog

October 5, 2012

SCOTUS takes a Texas case: Is patent malpractice an exclusively federal issue?

from SCOTXblog

June 17, 2012

Supreme Court of Texas to Federal Circuit: ... Feel Free to Mess with Texas Patent Attorneys

from National Law Forum

September 2, 2011

How many opinions are left in the pipeline? No opinions today [Sep. 2, 2011]

from SCOTXblog

This article also mentions 4 other cases.

February 10, 2011

Six new grants: Takings, takings, and… other stuff, too [Feb. 8, 2011]

from SCOTXblog

This article also mentions 5 other cases.

Opinions

December 16, 2011

Green
Jefferson
Wainwright
Johnson
Lehrmann

Justice Green delivered the opinion of the Court, in which Chief Justice Jefferson, Justice Wainwright, Justice Johnson, and Justice Lehrmann joined. PDF

Guzman
Medina
Willett

Justice Guzman delivered a dissenting opinion, in which Justice Medina and Justice Willett joined. PDF

 

Court of Appeals

Appellate District:2nd Court of Appeals
Outcome Below:Affirmed
COA Docket No.:02-06-00443-CV
Opinion Author:Honorable John H. Cayce

Trial Court

Trial Court:48th District Court
County:Tarrant
Trial Judge:Honorable David L. Evans
Trial Docket:04820728804

Entries on SCOTX Orders Lists

Docket Entries

Date Event Outcome  
2013-10-18 Petition for Review disposed Denied
2013-10-18 Petition Reinstated
2013-10-18 Previous Order of the Court withdrawn  
2013-10-18 Miscellaneous motion disposed. See Remarks.   Filing dismissed as moot
2013-10-18 Motion to dismiss disposed   Filing dismissed as moot
2013-05-28 Opinion from the Court of Appeals filed.  
2013-04-29 Document received (See Remarks)  
2013-04-16 Reply to Response to Motion  
2013-04-12 Miscellaneous Motion  
2013-04-12 Response to Motion filed  
2013-04-05 Call received  
2013-03-27 Call received  
2013-03-26 Motion to dismiss  
2013-03-25 Mandate Issued by the United States Supreme Court  
2012-12-05 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
2012-12-05 Letter Filed  
2012-10-11 Notice received  
2012-03-15 Notice received  
2012-02-02 Case Stored  
2012-01-27 Mandate issued  
2011-12-16 Opinion issued Court of Appeals' judgment reversed and dismissed
2011-12-16 Court approved judgment sent to attorneys of record Issued
2011-12-16 Dissenting opinion issued. Issued
  This case was awaiting the Court's decision after oral argument between September 22, 2011 and December 16, 2011.  
2011-09-22 Document filed (see remarks)  
2011-08-03 Additional citations received. (Respondent)  
  This case was awaiting the Court's decision after oral argument between April 11, 2011 and August 3, 2011.  
2011-04-11 Response to Amicus Curiae Brief filed (Petitioner)  
2011-03-15 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2011-03-15 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
2011-03-08 Post submission brief filed (Petitioner)  
2011-03-04 Post submission brief filed (Respondent)  
2011-03-01 Oral argument  
2011-02-25 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2011-02-14 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2011-02-08 Petition for Review disposed Filing granted
2011-02-08 Case set for oral argument   Case set for oral argument
2011-02-08 Petition for Review granted
2011-01-14 Reply Brief (Petitioner)  
2010-12-30 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2010-12-27 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2010-12-16 Brief on the Merits (Respondent)  
2010-11-16 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2010-11-15 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2010-10-27 Brief on the Merits (Petitioner)  
2010-09-27 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2010-09-23 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2010-08-31 Case Record Filed  
2010-08-30 Record Requested in Petition for Review
2010-08-27 Brief on the Merits Requested  
2010-08-12 Reply to Response (Petitioner)  
2010-07-23 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
2010-07-23 Response to Petition (Respondent)  
2010-06-28 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2010-06-22 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response  
2010-05-27 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response  
2010-05-04 Case forwarded to Court
2010-05-03 Response Waiver filed  
2010-04-30 Response Waiver filed  
2010-04-30 Response Waiver filed  
2010-04-08 Notice from attorney regarding vacation dates  
2010-04-02 Appendix Filed (Petitioner)  
2010-04-02 Petition for Review (Petitioner)  
2010-03-09 Letter Filed  
2010-03-02 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review disposed   Filing granted
2010-03-01 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review filed  

Parties

Party Counsel Role
Slusser & Frost, L.L.P.
Ms. Cynthia L. Saiter
Ms. Jane M. N. Webre
Mr. Stephen E. McConnico
Ms. Jennifer Ann Knight
Respondent
Williams Squire & Wren, LLP.
Mr. Bruce C. Morris
Mr. Mark Allen Waite
Mr. Edward J. Murphy
Respondent
Minton, Vernon F.
Mr. Theodore F. Shiells
Mr. Gregory W. Carr
Mr. Robert L. Tobey
Mr. Coyt Randal Johnston
Mr. Thomas M. Michel
Ms. Robley E. Sicard
Petitioner
Gunn, Jerry W.
Mr. David E. Keltner
Mr. Charles Bruce Walker
Mr. Robert S. Harrell
Mr. John Thomas Wilson IV
Respondent

Amicus Curiae

Amicus Curiae Counsel
RX.com, Inc.
Mr. William Fred Hagans
Mr. Joseph D. Jamail
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