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No. 16-0155
TAMES

JAMES H. DAVIS, INDIVIDUALLY AND D/B/A JD MINERALS, AND JDMI, LLC v. MARK MUELLER

A petition was filed on April 19, 2016. Oral argument was held on March 23, 2017. The Court issued an opinion resolving the case on May 26, 2017.

Opinion

May 26, 2017

Hecht
Green
Johnson
Willett
Guzman
Lehrmann
Devine
Brown

Chief Justice Hecht delivered the opinion of the Court. PDF

 

Court of Appeals

Appellate District:6th Court of Appeals
Outcome Below:Aff/Pt and Rev & Rem/Pt
COA Docket No.:06-14-00100-CV
Opinion Author:Honorable Ralph K. Burgess

Trial Court

Trial Court:71st District Court
County:Harrison
Trial Judge:Honorable Brad Morin
Trial Docket:11-0858

Entries on SCOTX Orders Lists

Upcoming

Date Event  
2017-06-27 Motion for rehearing due to be filed.

Docket Entries

Date Event Outcome  
2017-06-06 Motion for Extension of Time to File Motion for Rehearing disposed   Filing granted
2017-06-05 Motion for Extension of Time to File Motion for Rehearing  
2017-05-26 Miscellaneous motion disposed. See Remarks.   Filing dismissed as moot
2017-05-26 Opinion issued   Court of Appeals' judgment reversed & judgment rendered
2017-05-26 Court approved judgment sent to attorneys of record Issued
  This case was awaiting the Court's decision after oral argument between March 23, 2017 and May 26, 2017.  
2017-03-23 Oral argument  
2017-03-21 Exhibits in case/cause filed (Petitioner)  
2017-03-02 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2017-03-01 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2017-02-17 Petition for Review disposed Filing granted
2017-02-17 Petition for Review granted
2017-02-17 Case set for oral argument   Case set for oral argument
  This case was pending on merits briefs between November 30, 2016 and February 17, 2017.  
2016-11-30 Reply Brief (Petitioner)  
2016-11-15 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2016-11-15 Brief on the Merits (Respondent)  
2016-11-15 Call received  
2016-11-15 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2016-10-21 Brief on the Merits (Petitioner)  
2016-09-27 Case Record Filed  
2016-09-26 Record Requested in Petition for Review  
2016-09-23 Brief on the Merits Requested  
2016-09-16 Amicus Curiae Letter Received  
2016-08-17 Reply to Response (Petitioner)  
2016-08-17 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
2016-08-04 Response to Petition (Respondent)  
2016-06-21 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response disposed   Filing granted
2016-06-21 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response  
2016-06-03 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response  
2016-05-24 Reply to Response to Motion  
2016-05-23 Response to Motion filed  
2016-05-19 Miscellaneous Motion  
2016-05-03 Case forwarded to Court
2016-04-28 Electronic communication sent to Party  
2016-04-25 Response Waiver filed  
2016-04-19 Petition for Review (Petitioner)  
2016-03-04 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review filed  
2016-03-04 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review disposed   Filing granted

Parties

Party Counsel Role
Davis, James H.
Mr. Douglas D. McLallen Sr.
Ms. Audrey Mullert Vicknair
Petitioner
Mueller, Mark J.
Mr. Bob Whitehurst
Respondent
JDMI, LLC
Mr. Douglas D. McLallen Sr.
Ms. Audrey Mullert Vicknair
Petitioner

Amicus Curiae

Amicus Curiae Counsel
Kundysek Family Investments LP
Mr. Ben L. Mesches
Allen Ryan Paulsen
 
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