Western Energy Wants Atty Ousted From Oil Field Fight

Law360, New York (May 29, 2012, 9:45 PM EDT) -- Western Energy Group LLC will ask a Texas state judge on Friday to disqualify an attorney for investors that claim the oil field developer failed to operate wells capable of producing $40 million in oil, arguing the lawyer is not authorized to sue.

In a motion to show authority, Western Energy claims Kevin S. Wiley Jr. may not represent plaintiffs Dyersdale North I LLC or Dyersdale North II LLC because the companies’ shareholders, John and Devonna Murrin, were forced into involuntary bankruptcy, making their assets subject...
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