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No. 14-0650
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CENTERPOINT BUILDERS GP, LLC AND CENTERPOINT BUILDERS, LTD. v. TRUSSWAY, LTD.

Oral argument was held on November 2, 2015. The Court issued an opinion resolving the case on June 17, 2016. File Closed

Opinions

June 17, 2016

Lehrmann
Hecht
Green
Willett
Guzman
Devine
Brown

Justice Lehrmann delivered the opinion of the Court, in which Chief Justice Hecht, Justice Green, Justice Willett, Justice Guzman, Justice Devine, and Justice Brown joined. PDF

Boyd
Johnson

Justice Boyd delivered a dissenting opinion, in which Justice Johnson joined.View Electronic Briefs | Oral Argument | Video PDF

 

Court of Appeals

Appellate District:9th Court of Appeals
Outcome Below:Aff/Pt and Rev & Rem/Pt
COA Docket No.:09-13-00332-CV
Opinion Author:Honorable Steve McKeithen

Trial Court

Trial Court:136th District Court
County:Jefferson
Trial Judge:Honorable Milton G. Shuffield
Trial Docket:D-183,385

Entries on SCOTX Orders Lists

Docket Entries

Date Event Outcome  
2016-09-12 Mandate issued  
2016-09-12 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
  This case was waiting for a possible rehearing motion between July 19, 2016 and September 12, 2016.  
2016-07-19 Motion for Extension of Time to File Motion for Rehearing  
2016-07-19 Motion for Extension of Time to File Motion for Rehearing disposed   Filing granted
2016-07-05 Motion for Extension of Time to File Motion for Rehearing  
2016-07-05 Motion for Extension of Time to File Motion for Rehearing disposed   Filing granted
2016-06-17 Court approved judgment sent to attorneys of record Issued
2016-06-17 Opinion issued   Court of appeals' judgment affirmed
2016-06-17 Dissenting opinion issued.   Issued
  This case was awaiting the Court's decision after oral argument between November 2, 2015 and June 17, 2016.  
2015-11-02 Oral argument  
2015-10-07 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2015-10-05 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2015-09-04 Petition for Review disposed Filing granted
2015-09-04 Case set for oral argument   Case set for oral argument
2015-09-04 Petition for Review granted
2015-08-03 Reply Brief (Petitioner)  
2015-07-15 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2015-07-15 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2015-07-02 Brief on the Merits (Respondent)  
2015-06-15 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2015-06-15 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2015-05-13 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2015-05-13 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2015-04-29 Brief on the Merits (Petitioner)  
2015-03-27 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2015-03-27 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2015-03-03 Case Record Filed  
2015-02-27 Brief on the Merits Requested  
2015-02-27 Record Requested in Petition for Review  
2015-01-22 Reply to Response (Petitioner)  
2015-01-07 Response to Petition (Respondent)  
2014-12-11 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2014-12-03 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response  
2014-12-03 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response disposed   Filing granted
2014-11-07 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response  
2014-10-07 Case forwarded to Court
2014-10-01 Response Waiver filed  
2014-09-24 Petition for Review (Petitioner)  
2014-08-22 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review filed  
2014-08-22 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review disposed   Filing granted

Parties

Party Counsel Role
Trussway, Ltd.
Mr. George P. Pappas
Mr. Howard L. Close
Mr. Thomas C. Wright
Mr. Bradley Wayne Snead
R. Russell Hollenbeck
Respondent
Centerpoint Builders, Ltd.
Mr. John H. Thomisee Jr.
Ms. Diana L. Faust
Mr. R. Brent Cooper
Petitioner
Centerpoint Builders GP, LLC
Ms. Diana L. Faust
Mr. John H. Thomisee Jr.
Mr. R. Brent Cooper
Petitioner

Amicus Curiae

Amicus Curiae Counsel
Texas Building Branch-Associated General Contractors of America
Mr. James Corbin Van Arsdale
 
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