Appeal Over Beirne Maynard Partner's Land Deals Snubbed

Law360, Houston (March 18, 2014, 5:20 PM EDT) -- A Texas appeals court on Tuesday declined to reinstate a suit brought against Beirne Maynard & Parsons LLP by beneficiaries of a real estate partnership who say the firm should be held responsible for partner Bill Maynard’s controversial acquisition of 700 acres of land from the group.

The First District Court of Appeals said siblings Joan, Stephen and David DeYoung failed to prove they had an attorney-client relationship with the firm by virtue of legal advice and services Maynard personally rendered to the partnership allegedly to...
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