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No. 17-0498
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CHRISTOPHER MEDINA v. JENNIFER L. ZUNIGA

Oral argument was held on December 4, 2018. The Court issued an opinion resolving the case on April 26, 2019. File Closed

Opinion

April 26, 2019

Brown
Hecht
Green
Guzman
Lehrmann
Boyd
Devine
Blacklock

Justice Brown delivered the opinion of the Court. PDF

 

Court of Appeals

Appellate District:4th Court of Appeals
Outcome Below:Aff/Pt and Rev/Pt
COA Docket No.:04-14-00360-CV
Opinion Author:Honorable Rebeca C. Martinez

Trial Court

Trial Court:408th District Court
Trial Judge:Honorable Lawrence E. Noll
Trial Docket:2011-CI-10872

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Docket Entries

Date Event Outcome  
2019-06-11 Mandate issued  
2019-04-26 Opinion issued   Court of Appeals' judgment reversed & judgment rendered
2019-04-26 Court approved judgment sent to attorneys of record Issued
  This case was awaiting the Court's decision after oral argument between December 14, 2018 and April 26, 2019.  
2018-12-14 Post submission brief filed (Petitioner)  
2018-12-04 Oral argument  
2018-11-26 Call received  
2018-11-26 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2018-11-02 Motion to postpone submission date disposed   Denied
2018-10-29 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2018-10-29 Motion to postpone submission date filed  
2018-10-29 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2018-09-28 Petition for Review disposed Filing granted
2018-09-28 Petition for Review granted
2018-09-28 Case set for oral argument   Case set for oral argument
2018-08-29 Brief on the Merits  
2018-07-27 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2018-07-27 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2018-07-16 Brief on the Merits (Respondent)  
2018-07-11 Electronic communication received from Party  
2018-07-11 Letter Filed  
2018-07-11 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2018-07-10 Electronic communication sent to Party  
2018-07-09 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2018-06-05 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2018-06-05 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2018-05-03 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2018-05-03 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2018-04-18 Brief on the Merits (Petitioner)  
2018-03-20 Case Record Filed  
2018-03-14 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2018-03-14 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2018-02-21 Record Requested in Petition for Review  
2018-02-16 Brief on the Merits Requested  
2018-02-02 Reply to Response (Petitioner)  
2017-12-28 MET to file reply disposed of   Filing granted
2017-12-27 Electronic communication sent to Party  
2017-12-27 Motion to Extend Time to File Reply filed  
2017-12-21 Response to Petition (Respondent)  
2017-12-12 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response disposed   Filing granted
2017-12-11 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response  
2017-11-10 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response  
2017-10-20 Amicus Curiae Brief received (Amicus Curiae)  
2017-10-10 Case forwarded to Court
2017-09-08 Petition for Review (Petitioner)  
2017-07-27 Second Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review disposed   Filing granted
2017-07-26 Second Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review filed  
2017-06-22 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review filed  
2017-06-22 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review disposed   Filing granted

Parties

Party Counsel Role
Zuniga, Jennifer L.
Mr. Candelario S. Treviño JR.
Mr. Andrew E. Toscano
Respondent
Medina, Christopher
Mr. Tom F. Nye
Mr. Stephen C. Haynes
Mr. Pablo E. Rivera Martinez
Petitioner

Amicus Curiae

Amicus Curiae Counsel
Texas Association of Defense Counsel
Mr. Roger W. Hughes
 
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