We've been at it for a little while, and we still can't figure out what kind of business is being run out of suite 609 at 1314 Texas Street and what services their low-income clientele are getting for the hundreds they fork over. And we think that's the idea. The office contains multitudes: Organiz ... More >>
Photoshopped images of a female attorney's face on the body of a stripper, a naked woman partially covered in sushi, and a woman in knee-high boots and leopard-print bikini are among a bevvy of e-mails at the heart of an Equal Employment Opportunity Complaint against the Houston law firm Hays, McCon ... More >>
"Am not!!" "Are too!!" Harris County Commissioners Court met this week, and the subject of which law firms get hired to handle bond business came up.County Judge Ed Emmett tried to ask about spreading the business around or getting a discount. Things didn't go all that well.EMMETT: Okay, I just ... More >>
The Houston Press will be interviewing each of the main contenders in the 18th Congressional District race. First up: Sean Roberts. One of the few local Congressional primary races generating excitement this election season is the 18th Congressional District race. The incumbent, Sheila Jackson Lee, ... More >>
The Human Rights Campaign Foundation has issued its latest rankings of how businesses treat their gay and lesbian employees, and things look a little better than last year.The report gave 305 businesses a top score of 100 this year; that's an increase from last year's 260. Eleven of the top 20 Fo ... More >>
More bad news for advocates who want the city's animal shelter to go no-kill: a proposed contract between the city and national no-kill consultant Nathan Winograd appears to be stuck in limbo....sorta like a puppy in a pound, come to think of it.Bett Sundemeyer of No Kill Houston tells Hair Balls th ... More >>
Under His Skin
Margie Hill goes home and CPS learns about directory assistance
HISD isn't laughing now about a breakfast program
Twelve Oaks' expansion ignites a turf war with neighbors
Bill White hopes brains and big bucks will get him elected
Michael Colyar will make you laugh
A kingmaker leads an exodus from legal giant V&E
Board members on gilded strings
Moody hooks a $75 million verdict against a fish farm and a law firm
Dem Hispanic stars collide while a resigning judge targets the county attorney
A two-year legal battle leaves the church coffers a whole lot smaller
The D.A. and county attorney dip into office funds to up the influence in judicial polls
Big law firms begin to go casual, filing the suits away
Baylor and Fulbright & Jaworski -- with the help of a lame duck judge -- see to it that Bonnie Dunbar won't get a chance to tell all in court
Zonagen Inc. took its name from Bonnie Dunbar's groundbreaking research into contraceptive vaccines. Then, when she wasn't looking, the company took her research.
Just get the help of some City of Houston attorneys who can show you how to anger a judge, enrage a jury and (maybe) stick the taxpayers with a bill for $148 million
A New Orleans law firm paid $250,000 to a Houston topless dancer. Now it wants the money back.
County attorney candidate Mike Fleming brands his opponent a traffic-court jockey. Sylvia Garcia labels him a special-interest pawn. You be the judge.
Vinson & Elkins is entangled in a legacy of litigation from its past.
That's what the bar poll said about Betty Brock Bell. Betty Brock Bell says the poll was rigged.
Save the politics for later Boss Hall's going for the gold right now!
Don't you wish the Legislature could forgive your screwups?
In the Kingdom of Bob, lawyer Joe B. Allen is the prime minister of vested interests
A Vinson & Elkins lawyer wins a big one for a death row inmate
Frank Koury wanted to keep his gay life at home and his legal life at Fulbright & Jaworski separated. But when he died, everything was revealed.
As the Rockets fought for the title, Houstonians fought -- and failed -- to keep their sanity