Handgun Students Slap Texas Attys With Solicitation Suit

Law360, Houston (October 30, 2013, 10:16 PM EDT) -- A Houston-based law firm operating under the name Texas Law Shield was hit with a proposed class action in state court Wednesday for allegedly using scare tactics to illegally sign up concealed-handgun class participants for unsolicited legal services.

Putative lead plaintiff Brad Crowley says Texas Law Shield, formerly known as Walker Rice & Wisdom PC, is committing systematic barratry and misleading concealed handgun license holders about the need for legal services, in order to secure fees from thousands of clients.

"Defendants intended and knew that the...
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