County's Lawyers Removed From Clayton Homes Fraud Suit

Law360, Houston (June 5, 2013, 10:33 PM EDT) -- A Texas appeals court on Wednesday removed a pair of attorneys representing a South Texas county from litigation against a manufactured home seller allegedly involved in a fraudulent financing scheme, because the county attorney who hired the lawyers had once represented the company.

The Fourth District Court of Appeals for the State of Texas ruled that a trial court should have granted a request by subsidiaries of Clayton Homes Inc. to disqualify David Rumley and Baldemar Gutierrez as outside counsel for Duval County in the suit,...
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