Month: December 2022

Hartline Barger Secures a Successful Bench Trial in Harris County

Dallas, TX, December 16, 2022Hartline Barger LLP Partner Sarah Jones and Of Counsel Jim McInerny had a successful bench trial before Judge Donna Roth in the 295th District Court in Harris County.  The case was brought by a group of property owners against the homeowner’s association for their subdivision.  Prior to trial, the Court dismissed some of the Plaintiffs’ claims on summary judgment.  Sarah and Jim also secured a pretrial dismissal of the Plaintiffs’ claims for attorney’s fees and economic damages based upon improper disclosure and other discovery deficiencies.  Sarah and Jim were successful in having the Court deny the Plaintiffs’ request for declaratory judgment on two of the four remaining issues.  A special thanks to those who helped along the way, including associate attorney Anna Dodds and staff members Shelly Scarbrough, Julian Rodriguez, Veronika Schiebler, and Belinda Johnson.

Hartline Barger Associate Selected for DRI Young Lawyer Publication Subcommittee

Dallas, TX, December 12, 2022Hartline Barger LLP is pleased to announce that Brianna Weis has been selected to be a part of the 2022-2023 staff for the DRI Young Lawyer Publication Subcommittee. DRI is an international civil defense organization with four publications that offer insight into pressing litigation matters, professional development, and career advancement guidance. As part of the Publication Subcommittee, Brianna will primarily be helping write and edit The Brief Case—which is the publication for all DRI committee news. If you have an article you would like published, you can reach out to Brianna to find out more.