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VALERO REFINING - TEXAS, L.P. v. GALVESTON CENTRAL APPRAISAL DISTRICT

Oral argument was held on November 9, 2016. The Court issued an opinion resolving the case on February 24, 2017. It then denied rehearing on June 16, 2017 File Closed

Opinion

February 24, 2017

Hecht
Green
Johnson
Willett
Guzman
Lehrmann
Boyd
Devine
Brown

Chief Justice Hecht delivered the opinion of the Court.View Electronic Briefs | Oral Argument | Video PDF

 

Court of Appeals

Appellate District:14th Court of Appeals
Outcome Below:Reverse & Remand
COA Docket No.:14-13-00434-CV
Opinion Author:Honorable Justin Brett Busby

Trial Court

Trial Court:56th District Court
County:Galveston
Trial Judge:Honorable Lonnie Cox
Trial Docket:11-CV-1442

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Docket Entries

Date Event Outcome  
2017-06-16 Motion to withdraw disposed of   Filing granted
2017-06-16 Mandate issued  
2017-06-16 Motion for Rehearing - Disposed Withdrawn
2017-06-07 Motion to Withdraw Filed  
  This case was waiting for a possible rehearing motion between April 6, 2017 and June 7, 2017.  
2017-04-06 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2017-03-13 Motion for Rehearing for pet #2  
2017-03-13 Case forwarded to Court
2017-02-24 Opinion issued   Court of Appeals' judgment reversed; remanded to Court of Appeals
2017-02-24 Court approved judgment sent to attorneys of record Issued
2017-02-24 Opinion issued Issued
  This case was awaiting the Court's decision after oral argument between November 9, 2016 and February 24, 2017.  
2016-11-09 Oral argument  
2016-11-09 Oral argument  
2016-11-08 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
2016-10-20 Letter Filed  
2016-10-12 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2016-10-11 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2016-09-02 Petition for Review disposed Filing granted
2016-09-02 Petition for Review disposed Filing granted
2016-09-02 Petition for Review granted
2016-09-02 Case set for oral argument   Case set for oral argument
2016-09-02 Petition for Review granted
2016-09-02 Case set for oral argument   Case set for oral argument
  This case was pending on merits briefs between April 26, 2016 and September 2, 2016.  
2016-04-26 Reply Brief  
2016-04-26 Reply Brief  
2016-04-11 Brief on the Merits (Respondent)  
2016-04-11 Brief on the Merits (Respondent)  
2016-03-07 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2016-03-07 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2016-03-02 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2016-03-01 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2016-02-19 Brief on the Merits  
2016-02-19 Brief on the Merits  
2016-01-12 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2016-01-12 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2015-12-30 Case Record Filed  
2015-12-21 Brief on the Merits Requested  
2015-12-21 Record Requested in Petition for Review  
2015-11-05 Reply to Response  
2015-10-27 Case forwarded to Court
2015-10-27 Case forwarded to Court
2015-10-21 Response to Petition (Respondent)  
2015-10-12 Reply to Response  
2015-09-18 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response disposed  
2015-09-18 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response disposed   Filing granted
2015-09-10 Motion to Extend Time to File Reply filed  
2015-09-10 MET to file reply disposed of   Filing granted
2015-08-27 Response to Petition (Respondent)  
2015-08-20 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response disposed   Filing granted
2015-08-20 Petition for Review #2 (Petitioner)  
2015-08-20 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response  
2015-07-21 Petition for Review (Petitioner)  
2015-07-02 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review filed  
2015-07-02 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review disposed   Filing granted

Parties

Party Counsel Role
Galveston Central Appraisal District
Mr. Joseph Z. Cavanah
Ms. Angela Olalde
Mr. Andrew J. Mytelka
Mr. Michael G. Adams
Mr. J. Scott Andrews
Respondent
Valero Refining – Texas, L.P.
Ms Melissa E. Ramirez
Mr. Reagan W. Simpson
Mr. David Michael Hugin
Mr. Christian J. Ward
Ms. April L. Farris
Petitioner

Amici Curiae

Amicus Curiae Counsel
Fort Bend Central Appraisal District
Ms. Vernique Hutchinson
Mr. Joseph T. Longoria
Montgomery Central Appraisal District
Ms. Vernique Hutchinson
Mr. Joseph T. Longoria
El Paso Central Appraisal District
Mr. Joseph T. Longoria
Ms. Vernique Hutchinson
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