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Oral argument was held on November 7, 2012. The Court issued an opinion resolving the case on May 17, 2013. File Closed

In the news...

Tracking 7 articles about this case.

May 21, 2013

Incremental Clarity for Supersedeas: Attorney's Fees

from Reverse and Render

The Court has issued opinions:

May 20, 2013

Attorney fee awards need not be bonded for appeal; scope of defamation per se; liability for a spouse’s debts [May 17, 2013]

from SCOTXblog

This article also mentions 5 other cases.

May 20, 2013

Attorney's Fees Are Not Part of Supersedeas Calculation

from Texas Appellate Watch

May 17, 2013

SCOTX: Attorney Fees Need Not Be Superseded on Appeal

from Texas Appellate Law Blog

December 10, 2012

News flash -- Attorney's fees are not damages

from Reverse and Render

November 6, 2012

Texas Supreme Court Argument Preview: Attorney's Fees and Supersedeas

from Texas Appellate Watch

June 20, 2012

Texas Supreme Court to decide whether attorney's fees must be superseded pending appeal

from Reverse and Render


May 17, 2013


Chief Justice Jefferson delivered the opinion of the Court. PDF


Court of Appeals

Appellate District:13th Court of Appeals
Outcome Below:Denied
COA Docket No.:13-11-00525-CV
Opinion Author:Per Curiam

Trial Court

Trial Court:County Court at Law No 2
Trial Judge:Honorable Lisa Gonzales
Trial Docket:09-60281-2

Entries on SCOTX Orders Lists

Docket Entries

Date Event Outcome  
2013-07-02 Certified cys of cost bill sent to attys of record  
2013-05-17 Opinion issued   Writ of Mandamus conditionally granted
  This case was awaiting the Court's decision after oral argument between January 15, 2013 and May 17, 2013.  
2013-01-15 Post submission brief filed (Real Parties in Interest)  
2013-01-11 Post submission brief filed (Relator)  
  This case was awaiting the Court's decision after oral argument between November 8, 2012 and January 11, 2013.  
2012-11-08 Additional citations received. (Relator)  
2012-11-07 Oral argument  
2012-10-01 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received (Relator)  
2012-09-20 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received (Real Parties in Interest)  
  This case was waiting for oral argument between June 22, 2012 and September 20, 2012.  
2012-06-22 Case set for oral argument   Case set for oral argument
2012-06-15 Additional citations received. (Relator)  
2012-06-08 Mandamus Set to Argue
2012-06-08 Petition for Writ of Mandamus disposed   Case set for oral argument
  This case was pending on merits briefs between April 16, 2012 and June 8, 2012.  
2012-04-16 Reply brief filed (Relator)  
2012-03-23 Brief filed (Real Parties in Interest)  
2012-03-19 Brief filed (Relator)  
2012-02-17 Brief on the Merits Requested  
2012-02-01 Reply filed (Relator)  
2012-01-17 Response to Petition for Writ of Mandamus Filed (Real Parties in Interest)  
2011-12-16 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response  
2011-11-15 Case forwarded to Court
2011-11-15 Supplement to petition in original proceeding or petition for review (Relator)  
2011-11-15 Letter Filed (Real Parties in Interest)  
2011-11-08 Case Record Filed (Relator)  
2011-11-08 Petition for Writ of Mandamus filed (Relator)  
2011-11-08 Appendix Filed (Relator)  


Party Counsel Role
Nalle Plastics Family Limited Partnership
Mr. Thomas Wyatt Robertson
Mr. David W. Robertson
Mr. Vincent L. Marable III
Mr. Mark W. Long
Porter, Rogers, Dahlman & Gordon, P.C.
Mr. James R. Harris
Mr. Patrick P. Rogers
Mr. Andrew M. Greenwell
Real Party In Interest