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SAN JACINTO RIVER AUTHORITY v. VICENTE MEDINA, ASHLEY MEDINA & ARIS ANTONIOU

A petition was filed on July 10, 2019. The Court requested full merits briefing on January 17, 2020. The Court granted review on June 26, 2020. Oral argument has been scheduled for October 6, 2020

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Court of Appeals

Appellate District:1st Court of Appeals
Outcome Below:Affirmed
COA Docket No.:01-18-00407-CV
Opinion Author:Honorable Michael C. Massengale

Trial Court

Trial Court:151st District Court
County:Harris
Trial Judge:Honorable Michael C. Engelhart
Trial Docket:2018-10478

Entries on SCOTX Orders Lists

Upcoming

Date Event  
2020-10-06 Oral Argument Scheduled  

Docket Entries

Date Event Outcome  
2020-09-17 Letter sent to parties from Supreme Court - See Remarks  
2020-09-17 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
2020-09-17 Motion to Argue filed  
2020-09-16 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2020-09-11 Motion to re-set submission date disposed   Denied
2020-09-01 Motion to re-set submission date filed.  
2020-08-26 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2020-08-25 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2020-08-06 Call received  
2020-06-26 Case set for oral argument   Case set for oral argument
2020-06-05 Petition for Review disposed   Filing granted
2020-06-05 Petition for Review granted
2020-06-05 Supreme Court of Texas Orders Issued
2020-04-30 Reply Brief (Petitioner)  
2020-04-20 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2020-04-20 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2020-04-08 Brief on the Merits (Respondent)  
2020-03-03 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2020-03-03 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2020-02-18 Brief on the Merits (Petitioner)  
2020-01-22 Letter Filed  
2020-01-17 Brief on the Merits Requested  
2020-01-06 Reply to Response to Petition filed (Petitioner)  
2019-11-25 MET to file reply disposed of   Filing granted
2019-11-22 Motion to Extend Time to File Reply filed  
2019-11-13 Response to Petition (Respondent)  
2019-10-04 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response disposed   Filing granted
2019-10-04 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response  
2019-09-13 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response  
2019-08-13 Case forwarded to Court
2019-08-09 Response Waiver filed  
2019-07-10 Petition for Review (Petitioner)  
2019-07-05 Motion to Consolidate disposed   Filing granted
2019-07-05 Cases consolidated by Supreme Court  
2019-07-05 Motion to Consolidate filed  
2019-06-04 Second Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review disposed   Filing granted
2019-06-04 Second Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review filed  
2019-06-03 Notice of Appearance  
2019-05-10 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review filed  
2019-05-10 Supplement to Clerk's/Reporter's Record
2019-05-10 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review disposed   Filing granted
2019-05-10 Clerk's Record

Parties

Party Counsel Role
San Jacinto River Authority
Mr. William S. Helfand
Mr. J. Mark Breeding
Mr. Cameron Phair Pope
Mr. Scott A. Brister
Mr. Frederick D. Junkin
Mr. Shane L. Kotlarsky
Petitioner
Wolf, Rodney M.
Daniel P. Barton
Ms. Allison Haver Gabbert
Mr. Dennis C. Reich
Mr. Vincent L. Marable III
Ms. Jennifer B. Rustay
Justin E. VandenBout
Mr. Carl David Kulhanek Jr.
Mr. William Fred Hagans
Respondent
Miles, Sherry K.
Daniel P. Barton
Ms. Allison Haver Gabbert
Mr. Vincent L. Marable III
Mr. Dennis C. Reich
Ms. Jennifer B. Rustay
Justin E. VandenBout
Mr. William Fred Hagans
Mr. Carl David Kulhanek Jr.
Respondent
Miller, Sally T.
Mr. Dennis C. Reich
Daniel P. Barton
Ms. Allison Haver Gabbert
Mr. Vincent L. Marable III
Ms. Jennifer B. Rustay
Justin E. VandenBout
Mr. William Fred Hagans
Mr. Carl David Kulhanek Jr.
Respondent
Daniel, Carolyn F.
Mr. Vincent L. Marable III
Ms. Allison Haver Gabbert
Mr. Dennis C. Reich
Daniel P. Barton
Ms. Jennifer B. Rustay
Justin E. VandenBout
Mr. Carl David Kulhanek Jr.
Mr. William Fred Hagans
Respondent
Casey, Maureen S.
Mr. Dennis C. Reich
Mr. Vincent L. Marable III
Ms. Allison Haver Gabbert
Daniel P. Barton
Ms. Jennifer B. Rustay
Justin E. VandenBout
Mr. Carl David Kulhanek Jr.
Mr. William Fred Hagans
Respondent
Nowlin, Jack L.
Daniel P. Barton
Mr. Vincent L. Marable III
Mr. Dennis C. Reich
Ms. Allison Haver Gabbert
Ms. Jennifer B. Rustay
Justin E. VandenBout
Mr. Carl David Kulhanek Jr.
Mr. William Fred Hagans
Respondent
Freeman, John R.
Mr. Vincent L. Marable III
Daniel P. Barton
Mr. Dennis C. Reich
Ms. Allison Haver Gabbert
Ms. Jennifer B. Rustay
Justin E. VandenBout
Mr. Carl David Kulhanek Jr.
Mr. William Fred Hagans
Respondent
Revel, Louise W.
Ms. Allison Haver Gabbert
Mr. Vincent L. Marable III
Mr. Dennis C. Reich
Daniel P. Barton
Ms. Jennifer B. Rustay
Justin E. VandenBout
Mr. William Fred Hagans
Mr. Carl David Kulhanek Jr.
Respondent
Argento, Charles J.
Mr. Vincent L. Marable III
Mr. Dennis C. Reich
Ms. Allison Haver Gabbert
Daniel P. Barton
Ms. Jennifer B. Rustay
Justin E. VandenBout
Mr. Carl David Kulhanek Jr.
Mr. William Fred Hagans
Respondent
Casey, Charles A.
Mr. Dennis C. Reich
Ms. Allison Haver Gabbert
Daniel P. Barton
Mr. Vincent L. Marable III
Ms. Jennifer B. Rustay
Justin E. VandenBout
Mr. William Fred Hagans
Mr. Carl David Kulhanek Jr.
Respondent
Medina, Ashley
Daniel P. Barton
Mr. Vincent L. Marable III
Mr. Dennis C. Reich
Ms. Allison Haver Gabbert
Ms. Jennifer B. Rustay
Justin E. VandenBout
Mr. Carl David Kulhanek Jr.
Mr. William Fred Hagans
Respondent
Antoniou, Aris
Daniel P. Barton
Ms. Allison Haver Gabbert
Mr. Vincent L. Marable III
Mr. Dennis C. Reich
Ms. Jennifer B. Rustay
Justin E. VandenBout
Mr. William Fred Hagans
Mr. Carl David Kulhanek Jr.
Respondent
Faulkinberry, John
Ms. Allison Haver Gabbert
Mr. Dennis C. Reich
Daniel P. Barton
Mr. Vincent L. Marable III
Ms. Jennifer B. Rustay
Justin E. VandenBout
Mr. Carl David Kulhanek Jr.
Mr. William Fred Hagans
Respondent
Lange, Jennifer Wood
Ms. Allison Haver Gabbert
Mr. Dennis C. Reich
Mr. Vincent L. Marable III
Daniel P. Barton
Ms. Jennifer B. Rustay
Justin E. VandenBout
Mr. Carl David Kulhanek Jr.
Mr. William Fred Hagans
Respondent
Ryan, Bernard F.
Mr. Vincent L. Marable III
Ms. Allison Haver Gabbert
Daniel P. Barton
Mr. Dennis C. Reich
Ms. Jennifer B. Rustay
Justin E. VandenBout
Mr. Carl David Kulhanek Jr.
Mr. William Fred Hagans
Respondent
Shepherd, Becky A.
Mr. Dennis C. Reich
Ms. Allison Haver Gabbert
Mr. Vincent L. Marable III
Daniel P. Barton
Ms. Jennifer B. Rustay
Justin E. VandenBout
Mr. Carl David Kulhanek Jr.
Mr. William Fred Hagans
Respondent
Burgess, Diane
Daniel P. Barton
Mr. Vincent L. Marable III
Mr. Dennis C. Reich
Ms. Allison Haver Gabbert
Ms. Jennifer B. Rustay
Justin E. VandenBout
Mr. William Fred Hagans
Mr. Carl David Kulhanek Jr.
Respondent
Daniel, John M.
Ms. Allison Haver Gabbert
Mr. Dennis C. Reich
Mr. Vincent L. Marable III
Daniel P. Barton
Ms. Jennifer B. Rustay
Justin E. VandenBout
Mr. Carl David Kulhanek Jr.
Mr. William Fred Hagans
Respondent
Napier, Junior, William J.
Ms. Allison Haver Gabbert
Daniel P. Barton
Mr. Vincent L. Marable III
Mr. Dennis C. Reich
Ms. Jennifer B. Rustay
Justin E. VandenBout
Mr. William Fred Hagans
Mr. Carl David Kulhanek Jr.
Respondent
Sumner, Todd R.
Mr. Dennis C. Reich
Ms. Allison Haver Gabbert
Daniel P. Barton
Mr. Vincent L. Marable III
Ms. Jennifer B. Rustay
Justin E. VandenBout
Mr. William Fred Hagans
Mr. Carl David Kulhanek Jr.
Respondent
Revel, James R.
Mr. Dennis C. Reich
Daniel P. Barton
Mr. Vincent L. Marable III
Ms. Allison Haver Gabbert
Ms. Jennifer B. Rustay
Justin E. VandenBout
Mr. Carl David Kulhanek Jr.
Mr. William Fred Hagans
Respondent
Buchan, Kristofer D
Mr. Vincent L. Marable III
Ms. Allison Haver Gabbert
Daniel P. Barton
Mr. Dennis C. Reich
Ms. Jennifer B. Rustay
Justin E. VandenBout
Mr. Carl David Kulhanek Jr.
Mr. William Fred Hagans
Respondent
Stegall, Dana M.
Daniel P. Barton
Ms. Allison Haver Gabbert
Mr. Vincent L. Marable III
Mr. Dennis C. Reich
Ms. Jennifer B. Rustay
Justin E. VandenBout
Mr. Carl David Kulhanek Jr.
Mr. William Fred Hagans
Respondent
Wherry, Charles H. F.
Mr. Dennis C. Reich
Mr. Vincent L. Marable III
Daniel P. Barton
Ms. Allison Haver Gabbert
Ms. Jennifer B. Rustay
Justin E. VandenBout
Mr. William Fred Hagans
Mr. Carl David Kulhanek Jr.
Respondent
Wolf, Nancy L.
Mr. Vincent L. Marable III
Daniel P. Barton
Mr. Dennis C. Reich
Ms. Allison Haver Gabbert
Ms. Jennifer B. Rustay
Justin E. VandenBout
Mr. Carl David Kulhanek Jr.
Mr. William Fred Hagans
Respondent
Nowlin, Linda S.
Mr. Vincent L. Marable III
Daniel P. Barton
Ms. Allison Haver Gabbert
Mr. Dennis C. Reich
Ms. Jennifer B. Rustay
Justin E. VandenBout
Mr. William Fred Hagans
Mr. Carl David Kulhanek Jr.
Respondent
Wherry, Diane S.
Mr. Vincent L. Marable III
Mr. Dennis C. Reich
Ms. Allison Haver Gabbert
Daniel P. Barton
Ms. Jennifer B. Rustay
Justin E. VandenBout
Mr. William Fred Hagans
Mr. Carl David Kulhanek Jr.
Respondent
Miles, Robert C.
Mr. Vincent L. Marable III
Ms. Allison Haver Gabbert
Mr. Dennis C. Reich
Daniel P. Barton
Ms. Jennifer B. Rustay
Justin E. VandenBout
Mr. William Fred Hagans
Mr. Carl David Kulhanek Jr.
Respondent
Shepherd, Barry L.
Mr. Vincent L. Marable III
Ms. Allison Haver Gabbert
Daniel P. Barton
Mr. Dennis C. Reich
Ms. Jennifer B. Rustay
Justin E. VandenBout
Mr. Carl David Kulhanek Jr.
Mr. William Fred Hagans
Respondent
Faulkinberry, Laurie D.
Mr. Dennis C. Reich
Mr. Vincent L. Marable III
Daniel P. Barton
Ms. Allison Haver Gabbert
Ms. Jennifer B. Rustay
Justin E. VandenBout
Mr. Carl David Kulhanek Jr.
Mr. William Fred Hagans
Respondent
Stegall, Danny C.
Mr. Vincent L. Marable III
Ms. Allison Haver Gabbert
Daniel P. Barton
Mr. Dennis C. Reich
Ms. Jennifer B. Rustay
Justin E. VandenBout
Mr. Carl David Kulhanek Jr.
Mr. William Fred Hagans
Respondent
Argento, Katherine
Daniel P. Barton
Ms. Allison Haver Gabbert
Mr. Vincent L. Marable III
Mr. Dennis C. Reich
Ms. Jennifer B. Rustay
Justin E. VandenBout
Mr. William Fred Hagans
Mr. Carl David Kulhanek Jr.
Respondent
Medina, Vicente
Mr. Vincent L. Marable III
Mr. Dennis C. Reich
Daniel P. Barton
Ms. Allison Haver Gabbert
Ms. Jennifer B. Rustay
Justin E. VandenBout
Mr. Carl David Kulhanek Jr.
Mr. William Fred Hagans
Respondent
Huseman, Kurt V.
Daniel P. Barton
Ms. Allison Haver Gabbert
Mr. Vincent L. Marable III
Mr. Dennis C. Reich
Ms. Jennifer B. Rustay
Justin E. VandenBout
Mr. William Fred Hagans
Mr. Carl David Kulhanek Jr.
Respondent
Ensley, Jeff
Mr. Vincent L. Marable III
Mr. Dennis C. Reich
Daniel P. Barton
Ms. Allison Haver Gabbert
Ms. Jennifer B. Rustay
Justin E. VandenBout
Mr. William Fred Hagans
Mr. Carl David Kulhanek Jr.
Respondent
Miller, David L.
Mr. Dennis C. Reich
Daniel P. Barton
Ms. Allison Haver Gabbert
Mr. Vincent L. Marable III
Ms. Jennifer B. Rustay
Justin E. VandenBout
Mr. Carl David Kulhanek Jr.
Mr. William Fred Hagans
Respondent
Lange, William E.
Ms. Allison Haver Gabbert
Mr. Vincent L. Marable III
Daniel P. Barton
Mr. Dennis C. Reich
Ms. Jennifer B. Rustay
Justin E. VandenBout
Mr. William Fred Hagans
Mr. Carl David Kulhanek Jr.
Respondent
Burgess, Brandon
Daniel P. Barton
Ms. Allison Haver Gabbert
Mr. Dennis C. Reich
Mr. Vincent L. Marable III
Ms. Jennifer B. Rustay
Justin E. VandenBout
Mr. Carl David Kulhanek Jr.
Mr. William Fred Hagans
Respondent
Sumner, Kimberly A.
Mr. Vincent L. Marable III
Ms. Allison Haver Gabbert
Mr. Dennis C. Reich
Daniel P. Barton
Ms. Jennifer B. Rustay
Justin E. VandenBout
Mr. William Fred Hagans
Mr. Carl David Kulhanek Jr.
Respondent
Burney, Ginger R.
Mr. Vincent L. Marable III
Mr. Dennis C. Reich
Daniel P. Barton
Ms. Allison Haver Gabbert
Ms. Jennifer B. Rustay
Justin E. VandenBout
Mr. Carl David Kulhanek Jr.
Mr. William Fred Hagans
Respondent
Freeman, Barbara
Daniel P. Barton
Ms. Allison Haver Gabbert
Mr. Dennis C. Reich
Mr. Vincent L. Marable III
Ms. Jennifer B. Rustay
Justin E. VandenBout
Mr. Carl David Kulhanek Jr.
Mr. William Fred Hagans
Respondent
Burney, Michael
Mr. Dennis C. Reich
Daniel P. Barton
Ms. Allison Haver Gabbert
Mr. Vincent L. Marable III
Ms. Jennifer B. Rustay
Justin E. VandenBout
Mr. Carl David Kulhanek Jr.
Mr. William Fred Hagans
Respondent
Ryan, Cecilia M.
Daniel P. Barton
Mr. Vincent L. Marable III
Ms. Allison Haver Gabbert
Mr. Dennis C. Reich
Ms. Jennifer B. Rustay
Justin E. VandenBout
Mr. William Fred Hagans
Mr. Carl David Kulhanek Jr.
Respondent
Huseman, Debbie L.
Mr. Vincent L. Marable III
Ms. Allison Haver Gabbert
Mr. Dennis C. Reich
Daniel P. Barton
Ms. Jennifer B. Rustay
Justin E. VandenBout
Mr. Carl David Kulhanek Jr.
Mr. William Fred Hagans
Respondent
Buchan, Melissa
Daniel P. Barton
Mr. Dennis C. Reich
Ms. Allison Haver Gabbert
Mr. Vincent L. Marable III
Ms. Jennifer B. Rustay
Justin E. VandenBout
Mr. William Fred Hagans
Mr. Carl David Kulhanek Jr.
Respondent
Ensley, Anne
Mr. Dennis C. Reich
Daniel P. Barton
Mr. Vincent L. Marable III
Ms. Allison Haver Gabbert
Ms. Jennifer B. Rustay
Justin E. VandenBout
Mr. Carl David Kulhanek Jr.
Mr. William Fred Hagans
Respondent
Medina, Vicente
Mr. Vincent L. Marable III
Mr. Dennis C. Reich
Justin E. VandenBout
Ms. Jennifer B. Rustay
Mr. Carl D. Kulhanek Jr.
Mr. W. Fred Hagans
Daniel P. Barton
Ms. Allison Haver Gabbert
Mr. William Fred Hagans
Mr. Carl David Kulhanek Jr.
Respondent

Amicus Curiae

Amicus Curiae Counsel
State of Texas
Mr. Kyle D. Hawkins
Atty. Gen. W. Kenneth Paxton Jr.
Mr. Ryan Lee Bangert
Mr. Jeffrey C. Mateer
Mr. Jason R. LaFond
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