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On June 6, 2019, Randy Roach moderated a panel of judges from the Hidalgo and Harris county trial courts and Justices from the Texas Supreme Court and Houston Court of Appeals regarding best practices for attorneys handling insurance coverage disputes in their respective courts. Topics included policy interpretation issues, motions for early and inexpensive legal […]

Roach Newton, LLP recently secured a win on behalf of the Commission for Lawyer Discipline, when the Houston Fourteenth Court of Appeals affirmed a trial court’s assessment of sanctions for attorney misconduct against Robert S. Bennett. Acting as special assistant disciplinary counsel for the Commission, Randy Roach and Danny Davis briefed the legal argument to […]

Publications

Appellate Law “Texas Supreme Court Oral Argument: A Court-Centered Approach” “Analysis of a Successful Petition for Review” “The Top Ten Reasons for Hiring an Appellate Specialist in the Trial Court” Federal Appellate Practice: “Transitioning from Trial to Appeal and Post Trial Motions” “Preparing for Oral Argument: A Survey of Lawyers and Judges” “Post-Verdict Motions” “Strategies […]

HOUSTON, TX – Friday, November 2, 2018 – Roach Newton, LLP has been selected to appear on the 2019 U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” list nationally in two practice areas and regionally in two practice areas. The firm was ranked in the following practice areas: NATIONAL TIER 2 Appellate Practice NATIONAL TIER […]

Randy Roach – Appellate Practice and Insurance Law Robert Cunningham – Insurance Law Manuel Lopez – Appellate Practice

On July 17th, Roach Newton, LLP scored an important appellate win for its three individual clients, when the Houston First Court of Appeals reversed the trial court’s temporary injunction that had effectively frozen the clients’ personal bank accounts. After the injunction was granted, the Firm was hired to identify, develop, and deliver a winning legal […]

On July 12th, Roach Newton, LLP scored a major appellate win for the Firm’s client, BP Lower 48, in the Beaumont Court of Appeals, when that court reversed and rendered judgment for BP after the trial court awarded title to a valuable oil and gas property to plaintiffs in a declaratory judgment. Yet another excellent […]

At its annual meeting on June 28, 2018, the Insurance Law Section of the State Bar of Texas re-elected Bob Cunningham to the governing Council for a third 2-year term, running from June 2018 to June 2020. Bob has served on the Council since 2014.

On June 15, 2018, Randy Roach joined Houston Appellate Court Justice Bill Boyce and Fifth Circuit Judge Stephen Higginson at the University of Texas 28th Annual Conference on State and Federal Appeals seminar and presented “Improving Oral Argument from the Perspective of Practitioners and Judges.” To view the video series click here

Winning Key Pre-trial Legal Rulings.

In May and June 2018, Randy Roach and Danny Davis appeared as appellate counsel at trial to assist lead trial counsel John Zavitsanos in a suit by the world’s largest oilfield services company seeking over $400 million from a oilfield drilling company in connection with claims for breaches of fiduciary duty, breach of contract, and […]

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