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KACHINA PIPELINE COMPANY, INC. v. MICHAEL D. LILLIS

Oral argument was held on March 24, 2015. The Court issued an opinion resolving the case on October 9, 2015. It then denied rehearing on October 9, 2015 File Closed

In the news...

Tracking 2 articles about this case.

February 20, 2015

Eight grants of review for oral argument in March [Feb. 20, 2015]

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Opinions

October 9, 2015

Brown
Johnson
Willett
Guzman
Lehrmann
Boyd

Justice Brown delivered the opinion of the Court, in which Justice Johnson, Justice Willett, Justice Guzman, Justice Lehrmann, and Justice Boyd joined. PDF

June 12, 2015

Hecht
Green
Devine

Chief Justice Hecht delivered an opinion concurring in part and dissenting in part, in which Justice Green and Justice Devine joined.View Electronic Briefs | Oral Argument | Video PDF

Withdrawn Opinions

The opinions below have been withdrawn by order of the Court.

June 12, 2015

Brown
Johnson
Willett
Guzman
Lehrmann
Boyd

Justice Brown delivered the opinion of the Court, in which Justice Johnson, Justice Willett, Justice Guzman, Justice Lehrmann, and Justice Boyd joined. PDF

Court of Appeals

Appellate District:3rd Court of Appeals
Outcome Below:Aff/Pt and Rev & Rem/Pt
COA Docket No.:03-10-00784-CV
Opinion Author:Honorable David E. Puryear

Trial Court

Trial Court:119th District Court
County:Concho
Trial Judge:Honorable Garland Ben Woodward
Trial Docket:DAC-08-03967

Docket Entries

Date Event Outcome  
  This case has been waiting for a possible rehearing motion.  
2015-10-09 Opinion issued   Court of appeals' judgment affirmed
2015-10-09 Mandate issued  
2015-10-09 Previous opinion withdrawn  
2015-10-09 Motion for Rehearing - Disposed Denied
  This case was waiting for a decision about a pending motion for rehearing between July 14, 2015 and October 9, 2015.  
2015-07-14 Case forwarded to Court
2015-07-14 Motion for Rehearing  
2015-06-25 Motion for Extension of Time to File Motion for Rehearing disposed   Filing granted
2015-06-25 Motion for Extension of Time to File Motion for Rehearing  
2015-06-12 Concurring and Dissenting Opinion delivered   Issued
2015-06-12 Court approved judgment sent to attorneys of record Issued
2015-06-12 Opinion issued   Court of Appeals' judgment affirmed
  This case was awaiting the Court's decision after oral argument between March 24, 2015 and June 12, 2015.  
2015-03-24 Oral argument  
2015-03-17 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2015-03-16 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
2015-03-16 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2015-02-20 Motion for Rehearing - Disposed Filing granted
2015-02-20 Case set for oral argument   Case set for oral argument
2015-02-20 Petition for Review granted
2015-02-20 Petition Reinstated
2015-02-20 Previous Order of the Court withdrawn  
2015-02-20 Petition for Review disposed Filing granted
2015-02-13 Reply to Response to Motion for Rehearing filed (Petitioner)  
2015-02-04 Response to Motion for Rehearing (Respondent)  
2015-01-06 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2015-01-05 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response  
2014-12-19 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response  
  This case was waiting for a decision about a pending motion for rehearing between October 21, 2014 and December 19, 2014.  
2014-10-21 Case forwarded to Court
2014-10-20 Motion for Rehearing  
2014-10-03 Petition for Review disposed Denied
  This case was pending on merits briefs between May 15, 2014 and October 3, 2014.  
2014-05-15 Reply Brief (Petitioner)  
2014-04-30 Brief on the Merits (Respondent)  
2014-03-31 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2014-03-31 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2014-03-11 Brief on the Merits (Petitioner)  
2014-02-11 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2014-02-11 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2014-01-27 Case Record Filed  
2014-01-21 Record Requested in Petition for Review
2014-01-17 Brief on the Merits Requested  
2013-12-18 Reply to Response (Petitioner)  
2013-12-12 Response to Petition (Respondent)  
2013-11-12 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response  
2013-11-12 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response disposed   Filing granted
2013-10-11 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response  
2013-09-10 Case forwarded to Court
2013-09-04 Amicus Curiae Letter Received  
2013-08-02 Petition for Review (Petitioner)  

Parties

Party Counsel Role
Kachina Pipeline Company, Inc.
Ms. Marnie Ann McCormick
Mr. G. William Fowler
Mr. Scott C. Shelton
Petitioner
Lillis, Michael D.
Mr. Franklin H. McCallum
Mr. Gary M. Bellair
Mr. W. Clayton Gaston
Mr. H. Grady Terrill III
Respondent

Amicus Curiae

Amicus Curiae Counsel
Texas Pipeline Association
John Philip Gamble
 
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