Texas Attys Hit With $27M Malpractice Suit Over Ranch Deals

By Morgan Conley (March 5, 2021, 7:28 PM EST) -- The daughter of the past owner of a southwest Texas ranch has accused attorneys from San Antonio law firm Langley & Banack of leading her father astray for years and costing him more than $27 million by manipulating real estate deals for their own personal gain.

Lawrence G. Hancock's daughter Catherine H. McMahan sued Langley & Banack Inc., three of its current attorneys and one attorney who has since left the firm in Texas state court on Wednesday. One of the attorneys, J. Patrick Rouse, removed the suit to federal court less than a day later. McMahan alleges that when she became...

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