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Below are just a few of the news stories, events and awards that the attorneys at Mills Shirley LLP have won.





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  • Robert BoothDiscard Outdated Practices
    Do you write your documents in Times New Roman? Do you end pleadings with “WHEREFORE, PREMISES CONSIDERED?” Technology is changing the practice of law. As a young lawyer, you’re likely a digital native dealing with old lawyering. Discard old practices and find new solutions.


  • Scott LyfordBlack & Vernooy Architects v. Smith
    On March 24, 2013, the Texas Supreme Court denied the Petitioner’s Motion for Rehearing in this case, which makes final the decision of the Austin Court of Appeals – Black & Vernooy Architects v. Smith, 346 S.W.3d 877 (Tex. App. — Austin 2011, pet. denied).
  • Grant G. Gealy – Dukes v. Philip Johnson / Alan Ritchie Architects, P.C.
    A consulting architect is not responsible for drowning death at Fort Worth Water Gardens; Dukes v. Phillip Johnson / Alan Ritchie Arch., P.C.,252 S.W.3d 586 (Tex. App. — Fort Worth 2008, pet. denied).
  • Carla Cotropia – Benton v. Kroger Co.,
    No. C.A. G-85-207, United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas, Galveston Division, 640 F.Supp. 1317; 1986 U.S. Dist., Lexis 21505; 46 Fair Empl. Prac. Cas. (BNA) 1356, August 15, 1986 (sexual harassment).
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  • Kevin G Corcoran was elected to the prestigious American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA) for the Houston Chapter on March 29, 2016. There will be an induction ceremony and dinner in November. Membership is by nomination and election.
  • Attorney Kevin G. Corcoran, LL.M. was elected to the Board of the Galveston County Appraisal District in January 2016.
  • Inducted as the Vice President of ADTA
  • Special Olympics Texas
    Maureen McCutchen to serve on Board of Special Olympics Texas
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