Texas Personal Injury Atty Killed In Shootout With Police

Law360, Los Angeles (January 2, 2014, 8:25 PM EST) -- A Dallas attorney was shot and killed in a standoff with police early Thursday morning after he called them to catch an alleged burglar in his home, police said.

Michael Edward Schmidt, 47, was killed in the hallway of his Uptown, Dallas, apartment building, Glass House by Windsor on McKinnon Street, police said.

Schmidt was a plaintiffs’ attorney working at The Schmidt Firm LLP, founded in 1992 by his father, C.L. Mike Schmidt. Neither the elder Schmidt, who, according to the Texas Bar Association, is now...
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