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No. 11-0438
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JOSE L. ELIZONDO AND GUILLERMINA ELIZONDO v. RONALD D. KRIST, THE KRIST LAW FIRM, P.C., KEVIN D. KRIST, AND WILLIAM T. WELLS

Oral argument was held on December 5, 2012. The Court issued an opinion resolving the case on August 30, 2013. It then denied rehearing on December 13, 2013 File Closed

In the news...

Tracking 3 articles about this case.

September 30, 2013

Supreme Court Clarifies Method Of Proving Legal Malpractice Damages For An Allegedly Inadequate Settlement

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The Court has issued opinions:

August 30, 2013

13 decisions in the Court’s end-of-term orders [Aug. 30, 2013]

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This article also mentions 13 other cases.

August 17, 2012

SCOTX sticks by its holding in the pipeline eminent-domain case; seven new grants, filling out the 2012 argument slate [Aug. 17, 2012]

from SCOTXblog

This article also mentions 8 other cases.

Opinions

August 30, 2013

Willett
Jefferson
Green
Johnson
Guzman
Devine

Justice Willett delivered the opinion of the Court, in which Chief Justice Jefferson, Justice Green, Justice Johnson, Justice Guzman, and Justice Devine joined. PDF

Boyd
Lehrmann

Justice Boyd delivered a dissenting opinion, in which Justice Lehrmann joined. PDF

 

Court of Appeals

Appellate District:14th Court of Appeals
Outcome Below:Affirmed
COA Docket No.:14-09-00267-CV
Opinion Author:Honorable Jeffrey Vincent Brown

Trial Court

Trial Court:129th District Court
County:Harris
Trial Judge:Honorable S. Grant Dorfman
Trial Docket:2007-50121

Docket Entries

Date Event Outcome  
2013-12-13 Mandate issued  
2013-12-13 Motion for Rehearing - Disposed Denied with Justice not sitting.
  This case was waiting for a decision about a pending motion for rehearing between October 16, 2013 and December 13, 2013.  
2013-10-16 Motion for Rehearing - Filed  
2013-10-16 Case forwarded to Court
2013-09-12 Motion for Extension of Time to File Motion for Rehearing (Petitioner)  
2013-09-12 Motion for Extension of Time to File Motion for Rehearing disposed (Petitioner)   Filing granted
2013-08-30 Opinion issued   Court of Appeals' judgment affirmed
2013-08-30 Court approved judgment sent to attorneys of record Issued
2013-08-30 Dissenting opinion issued.   Issued
  This case was awaiting the Court's decision after oral argument between December 5, 2012 and August 30, 2013.  
2012-12-05 Oral argument  
2012-12-03 Exhibits in case/cause filed (Respondent)  
2012-11-30 Miscellaneous motion disposed. See Remarks.   Filing granted
2012-11-28 Motion to Argue filed (Respondent)  
2012-11-02 Case Record Filed  
2012-10-31 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received (Respondent)  
2012-10-24 Letter Filed (Petitioner)  
2012-10-18 Phone call from Clerk's Office (Petitioner)  
2012-10-10 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received (Petitioner)  
2012-10-03 Letter Filed (Respondent)  
2012-08-17 Case set for oral argument   Case set for oral argument
2012-08-17 Petition for Review granted
2012-08-17 Petition for Review disposed Filing granted
  This case was pending on merits briefs between May 7, 2012 and August 17, 2012.  
2012-05-07 Letter Filed  
2012-04-17 Reply brief filed (Petitioner)  
2012-04-09 Brief filed (Respondent)  
2012-04-04 Motion for Extension of Time disposed. (Respondent)   Filing granted
2012-04-04 Motion for extension of time to file brief. (Respondent)  
2012-02-27 Motion for Extension of Time disposed. (Respondent)   Filing granted
2012-02-23 Motion for extension of time to file brief. (Respondent)  
2012-02-16 Brief filed (Petitioner)  
2012-01-18 Motion for Extension of Time disposed. (Petitioner)   Filing granted
2012-01-17 Motion for extension of time to file brief. (Petitioner)  
2011-12-28 Case Record Filed  
2011-12-19 Record Requested in Petition for Review
2011-12-16 Brief on the Merits Requested  
  This case was waiting for a decision about briefing or a possible grant between September 21, 2011 and December 16, 2011.  
2011-09-21 Reply filed (Petitioner)  
2011-09-13 Case forwarded to Court
2011-09-06 Response to Petition for Review filed (Respondent)  
2011-07-22 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response disposed   Filing granted
2011-07-22 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response (Respondent)  
2011-07-06 Petition for Review filed (Petitioner)  
2011-07-06 Appendix Filed (Petitioner)  
2011-06-09 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review disposed (Petitioner)   Filing granted
2011-06-08 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review filed (Petitioner)  

Parties

Party Counsel Role
Elizondo, Jose L.
Mr. Michael J. Lowenberg
Mr. Kenneth R. Breitbeil
Mr. Andrew D. Kumar
Mr. Brian K. Tully
Mr. Donald B. McFall
Petitioner
Krist, Ronald D.
Mr. William Fred Hagans
Mr. Jeffrey L. Oldham
Mr. Warren W. Harris
Ms. Jennifer Rustay
Respondent
Wells, William T.
Mr. John Wesley Raley
Ms. Diana L. Faust
Ms. Kirsten Anne Davenport
Respondent
Krist, Kevin
Mr. Ryan Squires
Mr. Stephen E. McConnico
Ms. Jane M. N. Webre
Respondent
 
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