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Mills Shirley LLP News And Events

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





  • Fred was appointed by The University Medical Branch’s President, Dr. Ben Raimer, as Chair of the President’s Cabinet for the following two-year term. Formed in 1993, the President’s Cabinet is a unique and distinctive organization, dedicated to helping advance the mission of UTMB. Members include alumni, faculty, staff, friends and business and community leaders.
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  • Robert BoothDiscard Outdated Practices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 Lyford – Black & 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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