Texas Justices Revive Law Firm's Fight For Fees

Law360 (February 23, 2018, 9:08 PM EST) -- The Texas Supreme Court sided with Alexander Dubose Jefferson & Townsend LLP on Friday and reversed lower court rulings that the law firm had missed the deadline to pursue a portion of sanctions and fees awarded in a lengthy underlying suit over a real estate transaction.

A trial court had held that a turnover order for a sanctions fund was a final order and that the law firm had missed the deadline to appeal it. In September 2016, Texas' Ninth Court of Appeals agreed, holding that the...
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