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No. 10-0490
TAMES

EL APPLE I, LTD. v. MYRIAM OLIVAS

Oral argument was held on September 15, 2011. The Court issued an opinion resolving the case on June 22, 2012. File Closed

In the news...

Tracking 5 articles about this case.

June 22, 2012

Texas Supreme Court Advisory on Attorneys' Fees in TCHRA Cases

from Jotting's by an Employer's Lawyer

September 14, 2011

Argument preview: Appellate attorney fees, drivers license revocation hearings

from SCOTXblog

This article also mentions 4 other cases.

July 22, 2011

Fall oral argument calendar released [Jul. 22, 2011]

from SCOTXblog

This article also mentions 25 other cases.

February 27, 2011

Four opinons, three grants (including appellate attorneys fees and home-equity lending) [Feb. 25, 2011]

from SCOTXblog

This article also mentions 6 other cases.

Opinions

June 22, 2012

Medina
Jefferson
Hecht
Wainwright
Green
Johnson
Willett
Guzman
Lehrmann

Justice Medina delivered the opinion of the Court. PDF

Hecht
Wainwright
Willett

Justice Hecht delivered a concurring opinion, in which Justice Wainwright and Justice Willett joined. PDF

 

Court of Appeals

Appellate District:8th Court of Appeals
Outcome Below:Aff As Ref
COA Docket No.:08-07-00257-CV
Opinion Author:Honorable David W. Chew

Trial Court

Trial Court:County Court at Law No 3
County:El Paso
Trial Judge:Honorable Javier Alvarez
Trial Docket:2003-4899

Entries on SCOTX Orders Lists

Docket Entries

Date Event Outcome  
2012-09-26 Case Stored  
2012-08-17 Mandate issued  
2012-08-17 Miscellaneous motion disposed. See Remarks.   Denied
2012-07-06 Miscellaneous motion filed. (Respondent)  
2012-06-22 Opinion issued Court of Appeals' judgment reversed; cause remanded to trial court
2012-06-22 Concurring Opinion issued. Issued
2012-06-22 Court approved judgment sent to attorneys of record Issued
  This case was awaiting the Court's decision after oral argument between September 15, 2011 and June 22, 2012.  
2011-09-15 Oral argument  
2011-08-19 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2011-08-08 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received (Petitioner)  
2011-08-03 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received (Respondent)  
2011-07-22 Case set for oral argument   Case set for oral argument
  This case was waiting for oral argument between February 25, 2011 and July 22, 2011.  
2011-02-25 Petition for Review granted
2011-02-25 Petition for Review disposed Filing granted
2011-01-27 Reply brief filed (Petitioner)  
2011-01-03 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2010-12-30 Motion for extension of time to file brief. (Petitioner)  
2010-12-21 Brief filed (Respondent)  
2010-11-24 Motion for Extension of Time disposed. (Respondent)   Filing granted
2010-11-22 Motion for extension of time to file brief. (Respondent)  
2010-11-01 Brief filed (Petitioner)  
2010-10-14 Case Record Filed  
2010-10-05 Record Requested in Petition for Review
2010-10-04 Notice from Counsel of a change in address (Respondent)  
2010-10-01 Brief on the Merits Requested  
2010-09-21 Phone call from Clerk's Office (Petitioner)  
2010-09-21 Reply filed (Petitioner)  
2010-09-03 Response to Petition for Review filed (Respondent)  
2010-08-20 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response  
2010-08-03 Case forwarded to Court
2010-06-29 Phone call from Clerk's Office (Petitioner)  
2010-06-28 Appendix Filed (Petitioner)  
2010-06-28 Petition for Review filed (Petitioner)  

Parties

Party Counsel Role
Olivas, Myriam
Mr. John P. Mobbs
Mr. Daniel Salvador Gonzalez
Mr. Francisco X. Dominguez
Respondent
El Apple I, Ltd.
Mr. David R. Pierce
Mr. Joseph L. Hood Jr.
Petitioner

Amicus Curiae

Amicus Curiae Counsel
Texas Association of Business
Ms. Clara B. Burns
 
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