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No. 17-0516


A mandamus petition was filed on June 28, 2017. The Court requested full merits briefing on January 26, 2018.

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Court of Appeals

Appellate District:1st Court of Appeals
Outcome Below:Denied
COA Docket No.:01-17-00289-CV
Opinion Author:Per Curiam

Trial Court

Trial Court:151st District Court
Trial Judge:Honorable Michael C. Engelhart
Trial Docket:2016-85530

Entries on SCOTX Orders Lists


Date Event  
2018-04-03 Pet/Rel reply brief on the merits due
2018-03-19 Respondent/Real party in interest brief on the merit due
2018-02-26 Relator brief on the merits due

Docket Entries

Date Event Outcome  
2018-01-26 Brief on the Merits Requested  
  This case was waiting for a decision about briefing or a possible grant between November 14, 2017 and January 26, 2018.  
2017-11-14 Case forwarded to Court
2017-11-10 Call received  
2017-11-10 Reply to Petition for Writ of Mandamus (Relator)  
2017-11-08 Response to Petition for Writ of Mandamus Filed (Real Parties in Interest)  
2017-10-06 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2017-10-05 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response  
2017-09-08 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response  
2017-09-05 Motion to Stay Disposed   Filing granted
2017-09-05 Stay Order issued
2017-08-24 Amendment to Motion filed  
2017-08-04 Call received  
2017-06-29 Motion to Stay Filed  
2017-06-29 Case Record Filed  
2017-06-28 Petition for Writ of Mandamus (Relator)  


Party Counsel Role
Blackwater Diving, LLC
Ms. Claire E. Blase
Ms. Susan Noe Wilson
Mr. Thomas O. Deen
Jovon Evins
Mr. Jeffrey I. Avery
Mr. Patrick Mason Dennis
Mr. Michael Patrick Doyle
Real Party In Interest